In the last two centuries, approximately 90% of all millionaires and billionaires have been real estate investors — and, as billionaire industrialist Andrew Carnegie said, “the wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.”

For Investors: Real Estate News and Info from the Ulster County Board of REALTORS®

For the average investor, though, that’s easier said than done. Purchasing real property can be tricky, whether you’re looking for a fix-and-flip, ongoing passive income, or a long-term buy-and-hold. Not every stock price goes up, and nor does the value of every home.

As with all investments, if you’re considering purchasing an investment property in Ulster County, you need the guidance of a seasoned professional expert in local real estate investing.

Here, you will find comprehensive real estate data analysis from the New York State Association of REALTORS®; the latest industry news for real estate investors; 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 invest, 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

January 2020 Existing-Home Sales

February, 25 2020

January 2020 Existing-Home Sales

Housing market activity this January declined 1.3% from December 2019, but January’s sales of existing homes improved 9.6 % from January 2019.
February 25, 2020

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Existing-Home Sales Trends, 2009 – 2019

February, 21 2020

Existing-Home Sales Trends, 2009 – 2019

NAR produces monthly existing home sales, median sales prices, and inventory figures. NAR looks at the market in the last 10 years, from 2009–2019.
February 21, 2020

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Housing Affordability in December 2019

February, 20 2020

Housing Affordability in December 2019

At the national level, housing affordability conditions improved in December 2019 compared to a year ago and fell modestly compared to November.
February 20, 2020

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Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, February 19, 2020

February, 19 2020

Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, February 19, 2020

The latest month’s decline in housing starts is nothing to be concerned about.
February 19, 2020

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Galentines vs. Valentines Home Buyers

February, 13 2020

Galentines vs. Valentines Home Buyers

Only 53% of first-time buyers are married couples. Single buyers and unmarried couples are buying homes more frequently than they did in the past.
February 13, 2020

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2019 Q4 Single Family Metro Market Prices

February, 12 2020

2019 Q4 Single Family Metro Market Prices

Prices continued to rise, with 94% of the markets showing home price appreciation. Eighteen metro areas saw double-digit growth in the fourth quarter.
February 12, 2020

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Presidents Day 2020

February, 11 2020

Presidents Day 2020

In the spirit of Presidents Day, data from the 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers shows how the typical home differs from the White House.
February 14, 2020

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Valentine's Day 2020 Home Buyer Households

February, 10 2020

Valentine's Day 2020 Home Buyer Households

With data from the Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers we can break down household composition, and the relationships it has on home purchasing...
February 13, 2020

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