Monthly Archives: June 2008

New State Program for Green Building

The Poughkeepsie Journal is reporting that New York State lawmakers have agreed to a program which will provide incentive for Green home building. Grants will be offered and capped at $7500 for single and two-family homes, and up to $15000 for larger buildings. There is a huge demand for Ulster County homes and real estate […]

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Average Rent Goes Up Slightly

A recent survey by Sunrise Management and Consulting revealed that the average monthly rent increased in Ulster County. The average 1 bedroom apartment rent is $776, while the average 2 bedroom apartment costs $927. These averages fall below the Hudson Valley average of $901 for a 1 bedroom apartment and $1014 for a 2 bedroom […]

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Ulster County Housing Agency Provides Homebuyer Education

Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) is a terrific agency which provides homeownership counseling to Ulster County residents, including first-time homebuyers. Anyone who is planning on purchasing a home for the first time in Ulster County should get enrolled in one of their programs. In fact, most first-time homebuyers are eligible for 3 to 1 matching […]

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Ulster County Real Estate Median Price Steady

May statistics from the Ulster County MLS revealed that prices are holding relatively steady despite a drop in the number of homes sold. The median home price in Ulster County in May 2008 was $247,000–which actually represents an almost 1% increase from May 2007. Overall, the year-to-date median sold price is down 6% when compared […]

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