Accord NY Real Estate Buyer’s Guide

Accord NY Real EstateAccord is a small rural hamlet that located in the eastern part of the Town of Rochester. The encompassing Town of Rochester is almost at the center of county (Ulster).  A portion of the hamlet runs along the Rondout Creek providing a few creek-side waterfront real estate opportunities.  There are a few neighborhood-type communities on small lots in Accord but the majority of the homes are single homes that are self contained and on larger wooded lots.  Being in a small town with a lower population, there is a significant amount of open space and several active farms.  The local farming communities make their products locally available by operating small farms stands in the community.  Farms like: Westwind Orchard, Bells Christmas Tree Farm, Kelder's Farm and Saunderskill Farms make fresh local (and often organic) products easily accessible to Accord and the surrounding communities.

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The Local Accord NY Real Estate Market

Buying a home is one of the most important investments that anyone can make. Across the country, real estate prices are starting to increase again. Many buyers want to purchase real estate in areas with potential for growth in the future and this is certainly true for Accord. Over the past few years, Accord real estate has rapidly appreciated in value. There are many new buyers looking for properties in the area. Accord is home to a historical site called Mettacahonts Creek Find. With just over 600 people living in Accord, it is a great place to call home.

Getting a Feel for the Accord NY Area

Before buying a home, it is vital to understand the local area. Accord is a beautiful community with a lot of amenities to offer residents.  Buyers love various aspects of living in the town. Charles Rider Park is a popular destination for people who enjoy the outdoors. The Catskill Mountains are just outside of the city.

Other Nearby and Local Accord Attractions:

  • Minnewaska State Park Preserve
  • Mohonk Preserve
  • Lake Mohonk
  • Minnewaska Lake Beach
  • Bonticou Crag
  • Peterskill At Minnewaska State Park

Beautiful Hudson Valley Scenery

Perhaps the most common reason to consider moving to the Hudson Valley area is the beautiful scenery. For people who love the outdoors, this is a perfect area to settle in. Not only do you have mountains close by, but there is also a beautiful and clean lake to enjoy. This is a great place to raise a family in the outdoors.  Another great aspect of the scenery is that the local people do everything they can to keep it clean. There is a great pride in the local area, and that is why local residents spend both time and money to keep it beautiful.

Local Accord Economy

The local economy in the Accord area is strong.  While primarily a farming community, the local economy benefits from being close to other more populated areas that have great economic impact.  Many people who move to Accord are simply looking for a place to raise a family. Not only are there multiple small companies to work with, but there are major corporations close by as well.

Traffic in Accord?

The traffic in Accord is not bad at all. This is in stark contrast to the major cities in the state of New York. Although the town is growing, it still has room to grow before traffic becomes a problem. If you live and work in the Accord area, you almost never have to deal with bad traffic congestion.  You may encounter a few slow-moving farm tractors and possibly a horse or two but for the most part, traffic is not a problem.

Finding a Home in Accord

It is difficult to find a home to purchase in Accord without the help of a qualifies real estate agent. With the competitive Accord real estate market, you need to be prepared to act quickly in order to purchase a home. In addition, you need to be pre-qualified with your home financing before purchasing a property. Accord NY homes for sale generally sell within a few days.  Before looking for a home, you need to have everything ready to make an offer. Some people miss out on great homes because they spend too much time thinking about whether to purchase the home. Working with a real estate agent can increase your chances of finding the right home for you.

Choosing the Right Real Estate Team

Before buying a property, it is a good idea to work with a real estate agent. When choosing an agent, look for someone who has worked in the local area for many years. Murphy Group Realty is a company that has served people in the local community for decades. This is a company that will treat you with respect throughout the buying process. Not only do the team members understand the local market, but they are willing to view multiple properties with you.  A quality real estate agent will give you advice on the type of property to buy based on your goals. In addition, they are the first to know when a new real estate property comes on the market. Now is a great time to start working with one of our team members.

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