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, March 16, 2023

March, 16 2023

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, March 16, 2023

Due to recent developments in the banking sector, mortgage rates fell this week to 6.60% from 6.73% the previous week.

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Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, March 16, 2023

March, 16 2023

Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, March 16, 2023

Apartment and multifamily housing construction continued its near 40-year high trends with 620,000 units started in February.
By: 
Lawrence Yun

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A Stunning Stat: There Are More American Households With Pets Than Children

March, 13 2023

There Are More Households With Pets Than Children

According to the U.S. Census, the share of families with children living in their homes under the age of 18 has continued to decline.

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Instant Reaction: Jobs, March 10, 2023

March, 10 2023

Instant Reaction: Jobs, March 10, 2023

With inflation tilting towards deceleration, though still rising but at a slower rate, the mortgage rate can also tilt downward in the upcoming weeks.
By: 
Lawrence Yun

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Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, March 9, 2023

March, 9 2023

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, March 9, 2023

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rose to 6.73% from 6.65% the previous week.

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Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, March 2, 2023

March, 2 2023

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, March 2, 2023

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage increased to 6.65% from 6.50% the previous week.

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January 2023 Pending Home Sales Rise for Second Straight Month

February, 27 2023

Pending Home Sales Rise for Second Straight Month

January 2023's pending home sales pace increased 8.1% last month but fell 24.1% from a year ago.

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Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, February 23, 2023

February, 23 2023

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, February 23, 2023

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rose to 6.50% from 6.32% the previous week.

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