If you’re in the market for a brand-new build or a fixer-upper, a first home or a weekend getaway, your unique needs, goals and rights as real estate buyers must be paramount. You want to find the right house for you, at the best possible terms, and you shouldn’t have to achieve this on your own.

For Buyers: Real Estate News and Information from the Ulster County Board of REALTORS®

For nearly three quarters of home buyers, that means working with a REALTOR®.

The process of buying a home or other property is complex and, regardless of age, location and income, nearly all buyers view agents as trusted advisers who play an integral role.

On this site you’ll find comprehensive real estate data analysis from the New York State Association of REALTORS®; the latest industry news for homebuyers; the top reasons you should use a REALTOR®; our MLS home-listing search tool; town-by-town descriptions of life in Ulster County; and the best ways to connect directly with the Ulster County Board of REALTORS®.

Remember: If you know the town in which you want to buy, it’s never been easier to find a real estate agent. Google the town name and “real estate agent,” and contact licensed REALTORS® with experience advising investors in the area.

Real Estate News

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2020

January, 17 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2020

70% of all REALTORS® volunteer in their community, and the typical REALTOR® who volunteers is 53 years old.
January 17, 2020

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Upfront Cost of Buying a Home

January, 16 2020

Upfront Cost of Buying a Home

When buying a home, most buyers focus on the down payment costs, but budgeting also needs to be done for closing costs.
January 16, 2020

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Age of Buyers is Skyrocketing…But Not for Who You Might Think

January, 13 2020

Age of Buyers is Skyrocketing…But Not for Who You...

Overall, buyers’ ages have jumped from a median of 31 in 1981 to 47 in 2019. What's the story behind this change?
January 13, 2020

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How long do homeowners stay in their homes?

January, 8 2020

How long do homeowners stay in their homes?

Owners typically stay fewer years in their homes in metro areas with a high concentration of new residents, a NAR analysis shows.
January 8, 2020

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November 2019 Existing-Home Sales

December, 20 2019

November 2019 Existing-Home Sales

Housing market activity this November fell 1.7%. November’s sales of existing homes increased 2.7% from November 2018.
December 20, 2019

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Housing Affordability Slightly Dips in October 2019

December, 19 2019

Housing Affordability Slightly Dips in October 2019

At the national level, housing affordability conditions improved in October 2019 compared to last a year ago but slightly fell compared to September.
December 19, 2019

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October 2019 Pending Home Sales

December, 4 2019

October 2019 Pending Home Sales

October's pending home sales pace was down 1.7% last month, but rose 4.4% from a year ago.
December 4, 2019

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South and Midwest Regions are Gaining Larger Share of Homebuyers

December, 3 2019

South and Midwest Regions are Gaining Larger Share of...

The South and Midwest regions have accounted for an increasing fraction of existing home sales since 2012.
December 3, 2019

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