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Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 2:09pm. 1,319 Views, 0 Comments.
Whether you’re looking for a full time residence with an easy commute into NYC, an upscale second home in the beautiful Catskills, or a peaceful country getaway, Ulster County has it all and more! Which is why it’s no surprise that the area has become a hotspot for everyone who enjoys the beautiful and peaceful country lifestyle, with the convenience of NYC. From artists, writers, musicians, celebrities, business professionals, and everyone in between, Ulster County has become the Hamptons of Upstate NY.
For those who want the peace of country living without falling out of touch from New York City, Ulster County is the ideal location for your dream home, and Murphy Realty Group has the connections you need to find your perfect residence within the…
Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 1:18pm. 5,288 Views, 0 Comments.
When looking for homes for sale in Upstate New York, the Ulster County Real Estate market offers a variety of choices; from charming country retreats, to beautiful historic properties and outstanding luxury homes, and everything in between!
There are so many wonderful locations and properties throughout the Ulster County and Hudson Valley area, with rolling meadows, gorgeous farms, sweeping mountain views and stunning river views. This historic and luxurious home is just one of my favorites!
Located in Kingston NY, this spectacular second Empire Brick Victorian, that was previously on the market, features outstanding Hudson River views, 13 park-like acres, a carriage house and a caretaker's house, a gazebo and fountains add to the beauty that all of…
Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 2:09pm. 2,121 Views, 0 Comments.
Ulster County, has been referred to as the heart of the Hudson Valley area, featuring outstanding majestic mountain views of the Catskills and Shawangunks, as well as incredible Hudson River views. With the charm of quaint small towns, beautiful meandering country roads, historic towns and diverse culture, the area thrives and shines all year round. And during the Holiday season, festivities are in full swing. Below is just a short list of the many different events and activities taking place around the area. So, if you're out and about, stop by and check things out, you'll have a blast!
Uptown Kingston Snowflake Festival & Open House
Friday, December 7th from 5-8PM: Stockings and little stuffers to first 1,000 visitors. Follow the balloons for…
Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 9:46am. 1,273 Views, 0 Comments.
Located in Upstate New York, Ulster County is a place that is known for its natural beauty and quaint charm, making it the crown jewel of the Hudson Valley. The beautiful quaint towns throught the Ulster County area has always been a popular weekend travel destination for many people who live in New York City because it offers a relaxing retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Aside from being a great place to visit, Ulster County is also a great place to live. Whether it is spring, summer, fall, or winter, Ulster County has a variety of unique activities and events for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. One of the best seasons for fun activities and events in Ulster County, though, is fall.
Fun Fall Activities And Events In Ulster…
Sunday, September 9th, 2012 at 8:51am. 1,266 Views, 0 Comments.
Many websites are available to view Ulster County real estate, such as realtor.com, homes.com, trulia.com & zillow.com. These national real estate websites have become more and more popular over the years, especially Zillow which displays their own estimated value (Zestimate) on each home for sale. The value of a home is an important number to both buyers and sellers. Both parties need this number to be accurate. If the number is understated, the buyer is likely to push for a price close to this number while the seller will probably not agree with the number. If the value is overstated, the seller likes the number and the buyer does not.
Zillow calls its home value number a Zestimate. Both home owners and home buyers can see this number and while it often
Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 3:26pm. 2,139 Views, 0 Comments.
If you're thinking about buying a home, and you are not currently looking at Woodstock NY homes for sale, you need to. Woodstock is a place of fun and excitement as well as being rooted in history. Woodstock, kown as the "Colony of the Arts", is a hot spot destination for many "Manhattanites", who enjoy a peaceful, serene setting, yet convenient to everything! From weekend rentals, to second homes, and country retreats, many visitors to the area love it so much, they have made the move!
A Brief HistoryWoodstock, NY was founded in 1787. Hudson River School painters began moving there in the late nineteenth century. Sick of industrialization, Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead and Hervey White arrived in 1902 and the arts and crafts community of Woodstock was…
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 at 10:48am. 1,112 Views, 0 Comments.
Is the Ulster County Real Estate Market improving? This infographic shows Ulster County Market trends as compared to the entire New York State real estate market. See how Ulster County stacks up in new listings, closed sales, inventory and median price. Statistics show May 2012 compared to May 2011.
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Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 4:26pm. 907 Views, 0 Comments.
Everyone has their own individual taste and style, and when trying to sell your home, there’s one common factor, you want the home to show the best it can, make it as appealing as possible, and draw the potential buyer in. This has been more commonly known as “curb appeal” or the first impression a property conveys to potential buyers as they pull up in front. A house that looks unattractive from the street won't sell, as the mantra goes.
As the internet keeps growing, with social media websites exploding and more and more people browsing the web, a properties "pix appeal," or attractiveness in photos posted in online listings, is equally important. The latest study by the National Association of Realtors® revealed that more than 90% of home buyers…
Friday, June 22nd, 2012 at 4:11pm. 814 Views, 0 Comments.
If you haven’t noticed, summer is here! Some of us love it and think it’s about time; others can’t seem to function in the heat. Either way, it looks like it’s going to be a beautiful weekend here in Ulster County NY and throughout the Hudson Valley.
Even in the sweltering heat, Ulster County offers something for everyone. Some may decide to take a relaxing weekend, stay inside and soak up the air conditioning, while watching the kids run through the sprinklers. Others may decide to hop in the car, blast the air, or role down the windows and take a scenic drive down one of the many beautiful country roads throughout the county, from winding country roads through the beautiful Blue Mountains and the Catskill Mountains, to beautiful scenery along the…
Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 3:15pm. 1,171 Views, 0 Comments.
If you are in the market for a home outside of the New York City and want something that can bring you incredible views, then you need to look no farther than the Ashokan Reservoir area of Ulster County, New York. The Ashokan Reservior area is an absolutely breathtaking area, located in upstate New York in the Catskill Mountains. The area offers endless opportunities for leisure. In the Ashokan Reservoir area you will find an 8,000 acre forest preserve that is publicly owned. So not only will you have a new home in an area of stunning views, but you will also have boundless opportunities for recreation.
Recreational opportunities that will surround you in the Ashokan Reservoir area include numerous parks, bodies of water for fishing, non-motor…