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By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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11 Valley Trail, Monroe NY has been sold!This past week, my sellers handed over the keys to their beautifully maintained three bedroom, three bath Colonial home to the new buyers. The sellers had lived in (and loved) their home for twenty-five years, but were ready to move on.The new owners will ...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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The following was originally posted in 2011 and is being reposted with some minor changes in time for the 2016 Monroe NY Cheese Festival which starts at 10am on Saturday September 10, 2016.-------------Thanks to Julius Wettstein!!!In 1873, Julius started a cheese factory in Monroe, NY. The factor...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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As seen below, the Monroe, NY real estate results are now available for the July 2016 period.The median sales price in July 2016 continued to move up, with a 5% increase over the previous month of June. In addition, median prices in July 2016 were approximately 8% higher than the same time last y...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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The Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty second quarter 2016 Hudson Valley NY real estate market report is now available! In Orange County, all second quarter indicators were "green" with strong sales results and a slight uptick in median sale prices.Click on the image below to see the entire repor...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the June 2016 period. The median sales price in June 2016 was 2% over the previous month of April, but lower than the same time last year. Sales prices in 2016 have been moving upward and June is no exception, which is go...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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The Summer 2016 version of the Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty Events Guide is now available. This guide provides ideas of indoor and outside activities located in Orange, Rockland, Westchester and Putnam counties, as well as in other Hudson Valley NY areas. This issue includes events such as ...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the May 2016 period.The median sales price in May 2016 was 13% over the previous month of April, and 36% higher than the same time last year. Sales prices in 2016 have been moving upward, which is good news for sellers an...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley )
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Looking to move north of New York City? Orange County, NY may be just the place you are looking for.An invitation to visit - This is my backyard!Whether you view Orange County from 3,000 feet up or at ground level, the truth is Orange County is a superb place to live, work and play. Housing in th...
By Ian Lazarus, Jersey Shore 2nd Home & Financial Specialist
(The Landis Co., Realtors)
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Hi, my name is Lisa Napoletano. I am an experienced real estate attorney and my office is located in Newburgh New York, in the beautiful Hudson Valley.  I am licensed to practice law in the entire state of New York and have serviced surrounding counties of Westchester, Sullivan, Ulster, Putnum an...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley )
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Start Your Day with Breakfast & a View!Yes, the condos along the Hudson River boast some amazing reasons to say, "I'm home!"A beautiful condo with views like this is now available at Plum Point on the Hudson in New Windsor NY.Can you imagine living on the Hudson and waking up to views like this e...
By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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 After completing a Feng Shui Consultation in Sawhill, NY for a local office I decided to explore the area and came across Soons Orchards Farm. I have to say, it was a delightfully and tasty find! They are known for many things, yet they are famous for their home made cider donuts. I tried each f...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the April 2016 period.The median sales price in April 2016 decreased about 10% from March. Compared to 2015, though, sales prices were about 13% higher. While April results may be disappointing to those looking for a cont...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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Approximately 40 years ago, a young couple found a house that many would have passed right by. It was dilapidated, and nearly unlivable. But they saw the beauty underneath the rough exterior, and decided to save that home from certain death.  In the years since then, that couple provided plenty o...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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The 1Q16 Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty market report for the Hudson Valley NY area is here!   The entire report can be viewed by clicking on the picture above. In Orange County NY, there was a big increase in the number of sales for the first quarter 2016 versus the same time last year, but ...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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On the first day of April 2016, the temperature indicator on my car reached 80 degrees as I drove home around 3pm from an appointment. Wow, what a warm beginning to Spring! Trees are budding, flowers are blooming, grass is green, and the thermometer reached the 80s. And then on April 3rd, two day...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the March 2016 period.  The median sales price in March increased 6% over February, another healthy uptick. The sales price results continue to lag 2015, but the up direction is good and the last few months continue to be...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley )
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Got Horses?If so you won't want to miss this great opportunity to own  283 Fostertown Road Newburgh NY OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY APRIL 3rd 2016 1 to 4pm Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood Open House $389,000 Single Family Home A HOUSE A BARN & Over 7 ACRES of LAND Main Features 3 Bedr...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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The "Get Out & Play" version of the Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty Events Guide is now available. This guide provides ideas of indoor and outside activities during the March-June 2016 timeframe. These events are located in Orange, Rockland, Westchester and Putnam counties, as well as in other...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the February 2016 period.  The median sales price in February showed a 10% increase over January, a healthy uptick considering February results included 25% distressed properties. Although the above does show the sales pr...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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Work has started to clear the ground for a new development of homes in Monroe NY!  The Smith Farm property, 78 acres located off of Gilbert Street, is being cleared so building of 181 homes can begin. Per recent news articles, current building plans call for a combination of townhomes, single fam...

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