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

June 2020 Foot Traffic Report

July, 10 2020

June 2020 Foot Traffic Report

Home showings in June 2020 showed a strong rebound from the level in May.

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Commercial Market Still Weakened by Coronavirus Impact as of June 2020

July, 10 2020

Commercial Market Still Weak as of June 2020  

The commercial real estate sector continues to struggle as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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1.3 Million New Unemployment Claims While People Receiving Benefits Eased to 18 Million

July, 9 2020

People Receiving Benefits Eased to 18 Million

In the week ending July 4, new unemployment claims decreased to 1.3 million, a decrease of 99,000 from the previous week's revised level.

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How Has the Pandemic Changed the Movement of People Across the Country?

July, 9 2020

The Pandemic and Changes to Relocation

Mobility typically brings economic development and, subsequently, a faster recovery in the local economy from the recent shutdown orders.

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Price-to-Rent Ratios by State from 2014-2019

July, 6 2020

Price-to-Rent Ratios by State from 2014-2019

In considering where to move, potential home owners and renters have to keep their fingers on the pulse of home price and rent growth.

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Homeowners Struggling to Pay Bills in the Coronavirus Crisis

July, 6 2020

Homeowners Struggling to Pay Bills in the Coronavirus...

Coronavirus has people struggling to pay bills: 12% of homeowners did not pay on time their mortgage last month, according to the U.S. Census.

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Continuous Improvements in the Job Market; Fewer Than 1.5 Million New Unemployment Claims

July, 2 2020

Continuous Improvements in the Job Market

With significant improvements in the job market, employment grew by 4.8 million new jobs in June.

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Instant Reaction: Jobs, July 2, 2020

July, 2 2020

Instant Reaction: Jobs, July 2, 2020

The near 5 million job additions in a single month in June is off-the-chart the best ever by a wide margin.

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