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, July 22, 2021

July, 22 2021

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, July 22, 2021

Mortgage rates dropped significantly this week, with the 30-year fixed mortgage rate falling to 2.78% from last week's 2.88%.

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Instant Reaction: Retail Trade Sales July 16, 2021

July, 19 2021

Instant Reaction: Retail Trade Sales July 16, 2021

U.S. advance estimates of retail and food service sales for June 2021 saw a 0.6% increase from May, a seasonally-adjusted total of $621.3 billion.

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Apartment Occupancy Gains Reach Decade-High

July, 13 2021

Apartment Occupancy Gains Reach Decade-High

The apartment market is booming, with the change in the number of occupied units rising by 207,035 units in 2021 Q2 from the previous quarter.

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Housing Affordability Falls in May as Home Prices Rise Faster than Income

July, 9 2021

Housing Affordability Falls; Home Prices Outpace Income

Nationally, housing affordability fell in May compared to a year ago, as median family income rose by 1.2% and the monthly mortgage payment rose 20%.

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Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, July 8, 2021

July, 8 2021

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, July 8, 2021

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 2.90% from 2.98% the previous week, and homebuyers continue to benefit from low mortgage rates.

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Q&A Corner: Foot Traffic and the NAR SentriLock Home Showings Report

July, 6 2021

Foot Traffic & the NAR SentriLock Home Showings Report

NAR releases the NAR SentriLock Home Showings Report on a monthly basis.

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Instant Reaction: Jobs, July 2, 2021

July, 2 2021

Instant Reaction: Jobs, July 2, 2021

A strong 850,000 net new jobs were added in June. Residential construction workers and general contractors rose by 15,200.
By: 
Lawrence Yun

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May 2021 NAR SentriLock Home Showings Report Highlights

June, 30 2021

May 2021 NAR SentriLock Home Showings Report Highlights

In May 2021, there was an increase in nationwide foot traffic on a month-to-month basis, and home showings were up 24% year-over-year.

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