Just Ask the Board

Just Ask the Board is a group of informational articles provided by the Ulster County Board of REALTORS for the home buyers and sellers in the Ulster County area.  The focus of the articles are to answer commonly asked questions that local real estate consumers may have regarding real estate.  If you have a question, please feel free to contact the UCBR.

What is a REALTOR

It is a common mistake made by many to refer to a real estate agent as a REALTOR. While true in many cases, not every real estate agent can legally use the title of REALTOR. A REALTOR is a real estate professional that has a specific affiliation with the National Association of REALTORS more commonly referred to as the NAR. The NAR has memberships in the United States and the rest of the world.

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Buying Your Next Home: Tricks of The Trade

You are out there searching for a home, which can be a very frightening experience!! You will be making one of the most important decisions of your life financially. Plus, you will be making a decision that will affect you, and your family, for years to come. The Ulster County Board of REALTORS is here to help you feel more secure with this decision.

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Second Time Around Getaway Homes

Getaway homes are quickly gaining importance in the current real estate market. As the world’s craziness pushes into our lives, we find that we need a place to “nest” and just plain getaway from it all. Owning a second home can be a wonderful investment. The stock market tends to go up and down, but real estate continues to remain that “bright, stable spot on the horizon” in regards to our country's economics.

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