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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Once again George Souto in his series provided a summary of the New TILA-RESPA form. This post showed scenarios which could trigger a closing delay, and the need for new closing disclosure. As I stated last Friday in my blog "New TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Time Requirement", we are less t...
I had just finished showing a building in Saugerties and decided to take a few moments to look in store windows. I saw all sort of stuff, but did not go in, however the Pig got my attention and the camera came out.Next I took a look at the underside of the Red Bridge over the Esopus Creek
Hyde Park NY real estate update in August 2015Hyde Park NY real estate update in August 2015 revealed 3 more sales than in August 2014, however both the average and median sale price fell when compared to 2014 ( see chart below).With the exception of one house, the homes sold were under $300,0...
Whether you just purchased a new home or you have a Dutchess County home in need of renovation, the Fine Home Show in Millbrook NY this Saturday is an event you don't want to miss.This event which brings many vendors together under one tent is sponsored by well known Millbrook Architect James Cri...
There is so much I love about this unsual sunset over the Hudson River, the dark clouds, the contrasting colors over the mountain, as well as the reflection on the water.Nature can certainly put on a showcase for us daily, and it is up to us to stop and enjoy such beauty.
Dutchess County Condo sales August 2015 was a significant increase over 2014. These numbers also included townhouses and co-ops.Dutchess County NY home sales data for August (attached homes) Data considered | Aug 14 July 15 | Aug 15 Avg. Price $225...
Agent's DayI have received invitations to many Agent's Days however I was never able to fit it into my schedule until this passed Wednesday.This particular Agent's Day was hosted by the Columbia Greene Board of Realtor. This is the most northern MLS I belong to. I have not met most of the agen...
Rhinebeck NY four bedroom house on 26.5 acres These beautiful views can be seen from the master bedroom, as well as from other rooms in the house. I can just imagine how nice it is to wake up to such beautiful scenes The owner is serious about solar power, it is used to significantly red...
When I am a passenger in a car I love to have my camera to capture those scenes I miss when I am the driver. As a passenger you have a different view, you notice things you normally would ignore as a driver, since you are keeping your eyes on the road.This was one such scene, the stoplight at du...
Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest September 12-13Hard to believe the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is in its fourteenth year. I remember in the beginning when it was held at Griegs Farm but was later moved to the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck NY, a facility equipped to accommodate a l...