The Murphy Group of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty is the original Real Estate Team in the Hudson Valley / Catskill region. We began as a small boutique style real estate office in Historic Uptown Kingston, located about 90 minutes north of NYC. Today, we have grown to be the number 1 independently owned real estate office in the Hudson Valley Catskill Region MLS for the total amount of properties sold!
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Our home town agents specialize in homes for sale and commercial real estate throughout the Hudson Valley and Catskills region. From Luxury homes, to waterfront property, to country homes or cabins for sale. Our website is synched to every MLS in the Hudson Valley region.
The ever-changing real estate market has exploded over the last few years. That combined with the advances in technology (live video chats, virtual showings, etc.) has driven many from the confines of NYC to the Hudson Valley. Whether you seek spectacular scenic mountain vistas or the charm of distinctive communities nestled along the Hudson River and adjoining foothills, you'll want to spend time touring this distinctive region. With spectacular displays of autumn foliage and numerous cultural and historic landmarks, this area appeals to a growing number of permanent residents.
The beautiful Hudson Valley is just a short drive from NYC, offering the perfect mix of private country serenity, and small-town charm, with the conveniences of the city! Explore art galleries and antique shops, craft makers, cafes, farmer's markets, and other specialty retail outlets.
From the arts, to farms, to recreation, the Hudson Valley region has always been a destination to escape the city. The nearby Catskill Mountains attract numerous skiers.
The surrounding areas are a popular destination for camping, water activities, hiking, and other outdoor sports. The Hudson Valley is also known for it's vineyards, orchards and farms, including sustainable-food champion Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture.
Ulster County is known as the heart of the Hudson Valley. From hotspots like Uptown Kingston, to the Rondout waterfront, to private Woodstock country homes and more! Ulster County spans from the Hudson River to the beautiful Catskill Mountains, and ranges from eclectic small towns, to rural countryside, to more dense city-like areas. Each township offers something unique and contributes to the rising popularity and desire to be a part of the community. There's no place like home in the Hudson Valley! Explore the various local communities and let us help you in finding the perfect home.
Some of the communities we love... and you will, too!
The Hudson Valley and Catskills region encompasses multiple counties, each with their own unique and desired townships. Whether you’re still exploring the Hudson Valley, or you’re a local, sometimes it’s easier to spot that perfect location while navigating a map.
Whether you are looking to move to the Hudson Valley, or you are selling your property and moving out of the area, Howard Hanna | Rand Realty offers a full-service relocation program, providing superior service to our relocating clients both throughout the United States, as well as Internationally.
The Northern Hudson Valley region is often referred to as the Catskills. Many out of towners know the area for the vast mountain ranges and ski resorts at Hunter and Belleayre. The Catskills region spans beyond the mountains and encompasses multiple counties, including Greene and Ulster. The Catskill Forest Preserve includes 7 different mountain areas, and 300,000 acres of forest, meadows, lakes, springs, waterfalls, cliffs, and wildlife. From Camping or “glamping” to hiking, mountain climbing, leaf peeping, or enjoying the country at its finest, the Catskills define “Upstate NY”!
Whether you’re thinking of making a move to the Catskills, or looking for a second home with Airbnb possibilities, start your search here!