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The Ashokan Reservoir can be seen faintly in the distance when standing on top of Overlook Mountain in Woodstock NY. In the late 1800's the Overlook Hotel was perched on this mountaintop, and business was booming. Nowadays the ruins of the hotel (which burned down long ago) are still there to explore. The top of Overlook Mountain has some (0 comments)
Talk about history! New Paltz NY is a cool little Upstate NY town with deep roots. Founded way back in 1678(!) New Paltz is home to the oldest continuously inhabited street in the United States. Present-day New Paltz NY is buzzing with a youthful energy thanks to SUNY New Paltz. Less than a 2 hour drive from New York (0 comments)
Ulster County Homes for Sale - www.ulstercountynyhomesearch.com - the Fastest Local Home Search Engine for Ulster County Real Estate Buyers - 04/18/12 07:32 AM
Here at Taft Street Realty we recently unveiled our latest site www.ulstercountynyhomesearch.com. It is the fastest, most robust search engine for buyers in Ulster County NY. Simple yet powerful, it provides buyers with everything they want in a home search, and leaves out everything they don't! Designed to be your one-stop resource for Ulster County homes for sale, ulstercountynyhomesearch.com gives you the freedom to do a quick search, find the details of a home, or simply browse the latest real estate news. It's Taft Street's latest secret weapon for today's Ulster County home buyer! Local Ulster County Home Info Without Any Pressure (0 comments)
TRULIA/ZILLOW HAVE REALLY DONE IT NOW!!!....Do You Have Any Recommendations In How To Handle Them??? - 04/16/12 08:36 AM
I thought this was worth a reblog since these sites are taking advantage of buyers and sellers. it also just makes our job so much harder... Via Paula I Hathaway, Senior Vice President, LBA (Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate): TRULIA/ZILLOW HAVE REALLY DONE IT NOW!!!....Do you have any recommendations on how to handle them???...After getting a bid on my own home, my potential buyer pulled out of the process, telling me he saw my house on Zillow for a lot less than he had just bid! I can no longer ignore them, but I need some really good advice from all of you as to (0 comments)
Ulster County Real Estate Update - 2012 Spring Cleaning Guide - Your Home's Exterior - 04/13/12 08:39 AM
Spring is here! Granted, we didn’t have much of a winter this year in Ulster County NY, but the outside of your home will probably still need a little spring cleaning after a long winter’s nap. The exterior of the home as well as the surrounding property will need to be checked for any damage and cleaned up of winter’s debris. A little light cleaning and some fresh materials can do wonders to transform your home. Taft Street Realty presents the 2012 Spring Exterior Home Maintenance Guide. A little something to help you clean up and welcome the spring season, while (1 comments)
Let it Rain! They say April showers bring May flowers, but that hasn't necessarily been the case around Ulster County NY recently. Gardeners ramping up the home veggie garden and farmers tending crops for their farmer's markets around Ulster County NY are looking to the skies for some good old healthy rain. Fire officials would also welcome a shower (0 comments)
Dip your feet into Spring! The waterfalls at Minnewaska State Park in the New Paltz & Gardiner area have been gushing due to recent April showers! The cool, crystal-clear mountain water instantly refreshes after a nice hike! Treat your feet after a long trek by dipping them into the pools of water at the base of the falls. In (3 comments)
Ulster County REAL Estate Update - The Taft Street Realty Online Home Search Experience - 04/04/12 12:31 PM
Today, the Internet has become the number one source for real estate information. A large majority of real estate buyers begin their home search online, and so the agent or brokerage is no longer the first point of contact in the Ulster County NY home search process. Buyers and sellers (those with access to the technology, and who have the time) can find virtually all the information they need to buy or sell without having to meet or even consult with a single agent right away. Sure, they may link up with an agent eventually and view a few properties in person, but a (0 comments)
Movin’ On Up – Beloved Kingston NY Grandmother Wins $250K in Mega Millions Lotto - 04/02/12 12:11 PM
With all of the negative headlines in the news lately, it’s refreshing to hear a good story. When the good news takes place right here in Ulster County NY, it’s even better! So when 81 year old Alberta Gubinski of Kingston NY won $250,000(!) in a recent Mega Millions drawing, it became a local feel-good story that everyone was talking about.By all accounts, there couldn’t have been a more deserving winner. Ms. Gubinksi, a recent retiree with 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, says her phone has been, “ringing off the hook with people telling me they feel wonderful for me (1 comments)
You can find great local Woodstock, NY real estate information on Localism.com Dylan Taft - Ulster County Area Consultant is a proud member of the ActiveRain Real Estate Network, a free online community to help real estate professionals grow their business.
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