Monthly Archives: September 2008

Increased Access on Properties Adjacent to Catskill Park

The Daily Freeman is reporting the New York City is lifting restrictions on use of land which is contiguous to the Catskill State Park. The Catskill State Park comprises a large area of Ulster County. These contiguous properties are now being posted as public access areas which now do not require a special permit. This […]

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Ulster County Homeowners Among Least Taxed in Hudson Valley

Tax Foundation released a report that rated 788 counties across the country on the amount of taxes homeowners are required to pay. The good news was that Ulster County was considered a lower-tax county when compared to other counties in the Hudson Valley and NY/NJ metro area. However, Ulster came in at the 57th most […]

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Downward Trend of Prices and Number of Ulster County Real Estate Sales Continues

An examination of the data in the Ulster County MLS indicates that number of sales and median price both decreased in August in comparison to August of 2007. The median price was $237,500–down almost 7% and the number of homes sold dropped to 107 homes (down 31.8%). The median price dropped significantly compared to July […]

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Participate in the Ulster County Housing Profile Survey

The Ulster County Housing Consortium is asking for participation of county residents to fill out a survey which poses various questions about housing affordability. The survey is very thorough and asks some very insightful questions about how local economic factors are affecting affordability. I encourage all residents to take a couple of minutes to fill […]

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