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By Patrice Estess
Living here in Ulster County, we are blessed with many beautiful sites.  Among them is the Ashokan Reservoir.A Bit of History...In the early 20th century, New York City turned to the Catskills for water after discovering a group calling itself the Ramapo Water Company had bought up the rights to many water sources further south in Rockland, Orange and Ulster counties. The Catskills were more desirable as state-owned Forest Preserve land in the region could not, under the state constitution, be sold to any other party. Residents of the area to be flooded did not take kindly to the idea, and fought eminent domain proceedings bitterly. They were aided by local lawyers familiar with the checkered history of Catskill land claims. It saddens me that generations of people were kicked off their...
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By Glenn Fitzgerald, Ulster County NY Homes For Sale and Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Hudson Valley North)
Shokan NY Real Estate - 2007 Market ReportFrom the period of Jan.1 thru Dec. 31, 2007, there were 7 Single Family Homes Sold in Shokan New York (sold at final sales prices between $170,000 and $680,000). Total Sales volume of $2,069,500. Median Sales price of $265,000. In comparison, during the same period in 2006 there were 9 Sales, total sales volume of $3,197,750, and a median sales price of $350,000.There are currently 13 Single Family Homes listed for sale in Shokan NY. View all available Ulster County real estate at http://fitzgeraldrealestate.com/ulstercountynyrealestate.htm.4 homes in Shokan are priced under $250,0004 homes in Shokan are priced between $250,000 and $449,9995 homes in Shokan are priced between $450,000 and $1,350,000There are 0 pending sales of Single Family Home...
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