Explore New Paltz, NY

By Sharon Klein
(Hudson Valley Homes and Land)
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If you own a vacation home, country home, or home in the suburbs near a farm, you are likely dealing with the usual annoyance of flies.  Flies, in my opinion are one of nature's most obnoxious creatures and seem to have been created for the sole purpose of annoying humans and spreading filth.  So...

By Ashok R Singh (Shoookie), Working hard for YOU UP & DOWN THE EAST COAST!
(Samson Properties)
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  I am watching the movie Castaway right now.  This has got to be one of my favorite movies, Tom Hanks is such a great actor, this is one of those movies that anytime it's on whether it's cable or regulat tv I'll watch it.  Some of the others that I feel the same about are Pretty Woman, Forest Gu...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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The Freer House on Historic Huguenot  Street in New Paltz NY  The Freer House on Historic Huguenot street is one  of the 6 stone houses to be found there.  Built in 1720 by Hugo Freer one of the original Patentee of New Paltz. It is my understanding that the Freer house has been updated over the ...

By Barbara Korabel, Last Name Like Champagne
(Four Seasons Realty Group)
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My Dear Tax Assessor - Are you kidding????  I just got my tax assessment information for this year and I'm going to get another pair of glasses because I couldn't be reading this correctly. My assessed value rose from $425,000 to $460,000. I'd like to know what foreign papers this assessor is rea...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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We have all had enough time to be able to look back and really start to see what has gotten our country in the condition it is now. Greed, poor decisions, over spending on every ones part, heads in the sand mentality etc. etc. etc.There is a scientific principle that has held true that for every ...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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This great quote was, of course penned by Zig Zigler, I read him years ago and loved what he had to say.  I think this saying is very profound.  Short and to the point.  I am sure you have listened to someone either trying to sell you something or convince to join some group, etc. etc..  I could ...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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 Jean Hasbrouck House On Huguenot Street In New Paltz NY  The Jean Hasbrouck house is the first of the historical house you will see if you approach Huguenot street from North Front street.  According to the historical marker in front of the house it was built around 1712 but some further researc...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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   The Historic DuBois House on Huguenot Street in New Paltz NY The DuBois House is the second house I am featuring in my series on the homes on Huguenot Street. Accordiing to what I have read this was built as a fort in 1705 and was first listed as a 1 story home but evolved into the present 2 s...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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Historic homes on Huguenot  Street in New Paltz NY Huguenot street is a place where it appears as if time stood still.  It is really amazing to see six historic homes still standing on the same street. Built in the late 1600's these are some of the oldest homes around.  Today I will feature one o...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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When a house sells there are many many people who benefit from the sale of that house. From the Realtor and the bank and the respective attorneys to the electric company, gas company, grocery stores who are now supplying the food to the new homeowner to the insurance company who has written the p...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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I hate to remember last November but I do remember last November.  I was scared, worried, and completely quiet in the way of customers or clients.  All the financial woes were rearing their ugly heads and nobody was certain where the economy or our country was going---- Today I feel hopeful and g...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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just saw a listing on our MLS with a cap rate of 8%. Now I am sure that pretty much everyone that might be reading this blog knows what they are getting for their money in cd's and t bonds etc. So why is this listing still on the market? If the owner is correct and this is truly giving a cap rate...

By Paddy (Patricia) Pizappi, Real Estate Associate Broker Hudson Valley NY
(Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty)
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Saturday we went to New Paltz, NY for the Celebration of the Arts - COTA for short.  It was a beautiful Fall day, a little on the cool side but we had a great time. We parked a few blocks from the site and walked the Ulster County Hudson Valley Rail Trail from a lot on N Chestnut St to the show. ...

By Kate Schwarz
(Hotjoy)
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A sweeping 1200 ft tree-lined drive leads to this French country barn style home. Enter the grand gallery where horse stalls once stood, go up the elegant staircase, and gaze toward spectacular views of the Smiley Tower and Bonticou Crag over the pool and deck, and from nearly every room. Many sp...

By Glenn Fitzgerald, Ulster & Dutchess County Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Team)
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New Paltz NY Real Estate Market Report 6/24/09 Town of New Paltz NY Homes, Condo & Townhouse Real Estate Market Report for the period of January 1 thru June 24, 2009: Total New Paltz Homes, Condo & Townhouses available on the market 112 Price Range $120,000 - $2,900,000 Total New Paltz NY New Lis...

By Barbara Korabel, Last Name Like Champagne
(Four Seasons Realty Group)
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This past Friday I received my fifteen minutes of fame and it really felt good, No, it felt G R E A T! I was at the Ulster County Realtors Recognition Lunch and had received a few awards for my work as Chairman of the Education Committee and I was happy with that. Nothing could have prepared me f...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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Finally someone talking about a four percent mortgage rate http://www.foxbusiness.com/video-search/m/21829995/4-5-mortgages-a-possibility.htm This is a link from Fox Business News. We need to get everyone included in this. Refinancing, new homes, homes in trouble. If we want to get a real stimulu...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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A couple of days ago I copied an articfle which I thought was not only interesting but positive for our industry.  Now I see this article which I have copied also which leads me to this question:   JUST WHO CAN WE BELIEVE WHEN IT COMES TO STATISTICS? The existing home sales data which was release...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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As per Ken Sweet of Fox News on Monday March 23, 2009:   The number of existing homes sold in February unexpectedly rose last month, an industry trade organization said Monday, as distressed home sales continued to remain the dominant force in the nation's impaired housing market. According to th...

By sandy reid, period homes, second home market
(Westwood Metes & Bounds)
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   I know Spring officially is here on March 20th.  Other than the date I am so happy to be seeing true signs of spring.  Our office calls have picked up and walk ins, those wonderful walk ins are back.  People look for Robins, I look for walk ins. This has been an especially hard winter.  Not ju...

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