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By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 6
As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the May 2016 period.The median sales price in May 2016 was 13% over the previous month of April, and 36% higher than the same time last year. Sales prices in 2016 have been moving upward, which is good news for sellers an...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 21
As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the April 2016 period.The median sales price in April 2016 decreased about 10% from March. Compared to 2015, though, sales prices were about 13% higher. While April results may be disappointing to those looking for a cont...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 20
On the first day of April 2016, the temperature indicator on my car reached 80 degrees as I drove home around 3pm from an appointment. Wow, what a warm beginning to Spring! Trees are budding, flowers are blooming, grass is green, and the thermometer reached the 80s. And then on April 3rd, two day...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 13
As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the March 2016 period.  The median sales price in March increased 6% over February, another healthy uptick. The sales price results continue to lag 2015, but the up direction is good and the last few months continue to be...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 25
The "Get Out & Play" version of the Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty Events Guide is now available. This guide provides ideas of indoor and outside activities during the March-June 2016 timeframe. These events are located in Orange, Rockland, Westchester and Putnam counties, as well as in other...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 11
As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the February 2016 period.  The median sales price in February showed a 10% increase over January, a healthy uptick considering February results included 25% distressed properties. Although the above does show the sales pr...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 21
I have found that during the winter months, the Monroe NY YMCA is a great place to get exercise, especially when the shoulders of the roads become too icy to run on.  The gym has all sorts of exercise classes, including cycling, Pilates, Boot Camp, Zumba, yoga, and much more.  In addition, they h...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 18
Dear Monroe NY Future House Seller: This is an update to my post from a few weeks ago where I indicated available inventory was low. It's even lower now! Right now buyers in Monroe NY have little choice when it comes to finding the right home. As can be seen by the below, inventory has significan...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 12
As seen below, the real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available for the January 2016 period.  These sale price results may be disappointing to sellers who are holding off putting their homes on the market until prices rise. There is an explanation, though, for the dip in the January 2016 ...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 7
The Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty fourth quarter 2015 market results have been published for the Hudson Valley NY area. The report includes information on Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester Counties. The Orange County NY summary indicates that fourth quarter sales were strong...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 5
It's time to update the garbage pickup schedules for 2016 in the Monroe NY area. Following are the official schedules for the Town of Monroe, and villages of Monroe and Harriman. The official site is listed on the bottom for more information and contact numbers.  MONROE (Town)  Tuesday: Regular h...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 21
Dear Monroe NY Future House Seller: Although any time you need to sell is a great time to list your home, right now buyers in Monroe NY have slim pickings. As can be seen by the below graph, inventory has significantly declined, and while only the last year is shown on this chart, with the except...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 14
As seen below, the year of 2015 has wrapped up, and the December 2015 real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available.  So what's been going on with 2015 Monroe NY real estate? Have we seen price increases? Decreases? As can be seen above, with the exception of a few second quarter dips, med...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 15
I shared the below information regarding things to do on the Orange Heritage Trail, also known as the "Rail Trail" previously. The trail is a 15 mile route that stretches from Monroe, NY to Goshen and is mostly paved and flat, passing through Monroe, Chester and Goshen.   Currently, the northern ...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 10
As seen below, the November 2015 real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available. So what's been going on with 2015 Monroe NY real estate? Have we seen price increases? Decreases? As can be seen above, with the exception of a few second quarter dips, median prices in Monroe have remained in ...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 12
The 2015-16 version of the Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty Winter Events Guide is now available for the Hudson Valley NY area. This guide provides information on events that will be held in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster and Westchester counties, as well as in northern New Jersey, ...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 18
Dear Potential Seller: I noticed your home was on the market and has now expired without a successful sale. Almost twice as many Monroe NY homes sold this September compared to the same time period in 2014, so why wasn't your home included as one of the successful closings?  Here are a few reason...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 5
As seen below, the September 2015 real estate results for Monroe, NY are now available.Not only did median sale prices increase slightly when comparing September 2015 to the previous month, but prices are 26% higher than the same time last year.  A total of 19 homes closed in September, with pric...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 15
Officially named the Orange Heritage Trail, but unofficially and simply called the "Rail Trail" by those who live in the area, this 15 mile route stretches from Monroe, NY to Goshen.  The mostly paved and flat trail passes through Monroe, Chester and Goshen. There are multiple uses for this trail...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty)
Comments 11
As mentioned in previous posts, the town of Monroe NY real estate market started showing signs of price improvement in 2014 and the first quarter of 2015. April and May 2015's price results dropped, with a return to first quarter levels in June and July. So where are Monroe NY sale prices in Augu...

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