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

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, May 23, 2024

May, 23 2024

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, May 23, 2024

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac averaged 6.94% over the last week.

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Unveiling the Greener Future: Insights from the 2024 Sustainability Survey - Residential

May, 23 2024

Insights from the 2024 Sustainability Survey

The study's results suggest that the industry is right at the beginning of a “green revolution.”

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April 2024 Existing-Home Sales Take a Step Back

May, 22 2024

April 2024 Existing-Home Sales Take a Step Back

Housing market activity in April 2024 declined 1.9% from March, reaching a 4.14 million seasonally adjusted annual rate.

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The Nation's Most Popular and Fastest Growing Metropolitan Areas in 2023

May, 20 2024

The Most Popular and Fastest Growing Metro Areas in '23

An analysis of data from July 2022 and July 2023 showed that the South maintained its position as the nation's fastest-growing region.

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Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, May 16, 2024

May, 16 2024

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, May 16, 2024

The 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate averaged 7.02% over the last week, remaining below the historical average of 7.74%.

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Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, May 16, 2024

May, 16 2024

Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, May 16, 2024

Housing starts in April 2024 bounced back slightly with a monthly gain of 5.7% after a large 17% decline in March.
By: 
Lawrence Yun

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Single-Family Home Prices Had Gains in 92.3% of 221 Metro Areas in 2024 Q1

May, 10 2024

Q1 Single-family Home Prices Up in 92.3% of Metro Areas

In Q1 2024, national median home prices rose 5.0% year over year to $389,400, with 28.5% of metro areas seeing double-digit price increases.

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Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability Down in March 2024

May, 8 2024

Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability Down in March

In March 2024, housing affordability fell, with monthly mortgage payments increasing by 2.8% and the median price of single-family homes rising 2.4%.

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