Orange County, NY Real Estate News

By Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange
(Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp)
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By Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange
(Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp)
As part of Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp commitment to customer service, we are now offering a design center created online to help our customers build the home of their dreams. Here’s your opportunity to go online and select your carpeting, kitchen cabinets, lighting package, bathroom fixtures plus an array of hundreds of options — all in the comfort of your own home or office, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.Once you’ve started the design process with us, you’ll be given a special user name and password to access this part of our website. Designing your new home is a rewarding experience, and now these services are brought to you online and in virtual reality. We invite you to discover a world of design choices and options to create your new dream home.Choose from over 60 ...
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By Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange
(Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp)
Visit our website at www.wmhconstruction.com to learn about our custom modular home construction services... turnkey custom home design, manufacture & installation, turnjey altrations & additions to excisting homes... we do it all... from site plan & prep, building design & plans, permits, foundation plans & installation, design & manufacture of home, installation of home, utilty connections, landscape plans & installations, drive ways & more... a true one stop turnkey experience... contact us today...
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By Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange
(Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp)
Wallkill, NY – 720 SF – Custom Cape“We want to thank you for a wonderful construction experience. About a year ago, we had an idea of what we wanted and didn’t know where to start. We were daunted by all the things we needed to consider. From out first discussion with the staff we had guidance and a good feeling about the whole process we were about to undertake. We were not disappointed.From the planning stage to the demo of a previous structure to the new house set and finishing touches – you have been there for us every step of the way. The constant support of the office staff was a godsend. Whenever there was a question or concern, an answer was only a phone call or email away. To all the contractors (excavators, carpenters, plumbers, insulators, sheetrockers, painters, electricians...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
A few weeks ago, as I drove down a local street, a deer ran into the truck I was driving. As you can see from the photos below, the passenger side was damaged. After contacting my insurance company, and getting a recommendation for an auto repair shop from my normal mechanic, I called Woodcock Auto Body in Washingtonville NY.   To say my experience with Woodcock was amazing is an understatement. They answered their phones, were friendly, knew the answers to all my questions, walked me through the insurance process, and did a fantastic job in repairing the vehicle. The waiting room was huge, clean and welcoming. But not only that, on the few occasions I needed to go to their repair shop, I was in and out of there in less than 10 minutes. I had requested that my sideview mirror be put on ...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for July 2019.  The number of monthly sales increased while sales prices and available inventory decreased. Following is an overview of the July 2019 Monroe NY results. Sales VolumeIn the month of July 2019, there were 20 single family home sales which was a 10% increase over June. However, July's results continue the recent trend of sales that are lower than the same month last year.  That being said, there are currently 76 homes under contract which is 40% more than the same time last month. So while sales results are continuing at a slower rate than last year, that may change in the next month or so. InventoryIn terms of inventory, there are currently 126 homes on the market. At the end of June there were 147, a 14% decrease in just on...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for March 2019.  The number of monthly sales, available inventory, and sales prices all increased. Following is an overview of the March 2019 Monroe NY results. Sales VolumeIn the month of March 2019, there were 16 single family home sales, which was a slight increase over February (14%). There are 37 homes currently under contract with more than half going under contract prior to March. Those sales results should start showing up in April. InventoryIn terms of inventory, at the end of February 2019 there were 75 homes on the market while at the end of March there were 93, an increase of 24%. At this time last year, there were 82 homes on the market, so the Spring market seems to be starting a little earlier in 2019. Also of interest, the...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
Update: Home is currently under contract.For the first time since it was built in 1985, this three-possibly-four bedroom, two and a half bath ranch house is on the market. If you are interested in living on one floor, this is the home for you! The large master bedroom (22' x 14 1/2' feet) has a huge arched window that faces the southern exposure, and another window that faces the east and sunrise. The master bathroom has a shower, skylight and new vanity. The master closet is a walk in with plenty of room for the belongings of two! On the other end of the home are two more bedrooms and an office/den which could have future use as a fourth bedroom. One of those bedrooms also has a private half-bath, and there is a full bath in the hall. The living room, dining area and kitchen are an ope...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
We recently decided to update our kitchen, specifically to replace the 30 year old cabinets and counters with new ones. As can be seen by the photo, both were definitely outdated and in danger of falling apart. (Seriously, the laminate was peeling off in places and the cabinets were separating!) So rather than embark on a do-it-yourself process which we typically do, we decided to find a contractor to help with the cabinets and the counters. We were hoping that would be quicker than doing it ourselves. And to be honest, thinking of not having the full use of my kitchen for an extended period of time made me a bit cranky. So a speedy upgrade was the goal! Now the work is complete and the verdict is in. We are very happy with both companies we used and wanted to give them both a public sh...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for February 2019.  The number of monthly sales decreased from the previous month, available inventory decreased and sales prices increased. Following is an overview of the February 2019 Monroe NY results. Sales Volume In the month of February 2019, there were 14 single family home sales. This number was less than the January results, but that is typical February behavior. That being said, February 2019 sales were 40% higher than last February, so this year is definitely starting off stronger than 2018. Also, there are 42 homes currently under contract with nearly half going under contract at least a month and a half ago. Those sales will probably show up in the March results. In terms of inventory, at the end of January 2019 there were 8...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
You are considering selling your home. The kids are now adults and are out of the house and there's just too much room. Or your family is growing and you simply need more space. Maybe your neighborhood is getting too busy or noisy. Whatever the reason, you have made the decision to move on to the next phase of your life. The question: When should you call a real estate professional regarding selling your home? The answer: As early as possible. The reason: There may be a lot to do! When considering selling your home, the main decision factors may be how much can you get for your home, what do you have to do in order to prepare, and are all your documents in order? How much can you get for your home? Some sellers believe the amount they originally paid, plus any improvements they made, pl...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
Many sellers believe they should put their home on the market in the April/May timeframe. That's when the snow has melted, the grass is green, and flowers start "springing" up! So isn't that the best time to sell? Anytime of the year is a good time to sell, if you need to do so. But if you have the luxury of selecting any month you want, why would you want to sell in the winter month of February? The first reason is that inventory is usually at its lowest level, and competition is scarce.  As you can see from the above chart, as of February 15, 2019, the number of single family homes in Monroe NY is 77. That is about half the available inventory in the summer. Further, another 8 homes have an accepted offer. That means there are really only 69 homes that are truly available at the momen...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for January 2019.  The number of monthly sales increased over the last month, while available inventory decreased. Sales prices also decreased. Based on current inventory levels, Monroe is on the cusp of becoming a seller's market. Following is an overview of the January 2019 Monroe NY results. Sales VolumeIn the month of January 2019, there were 22 single family home sales. This number was nearly double the December 2018 results. And it was exactly double the same time last year. So Monroe NY homes are definitely selling. There are also 38 homes currently under contract with nearly 20 of those going under contract last year. I expect those to be closing soon. Those sales will probably show up in the February results. In terms of inventor...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for December 2018.  The number of monthly sales and available inventory decreased from the previous month and sales prices increased. Monroe is still experiencing a balanced market. 2018 ends with a market that is great for both buyers and sellers. Following is an overview of the December 2018 and end of year Monroe NY results. Sales VolumeIn the month of December 2018, there were 13 single family home sales. This number was one less than November. Sales do tend to decline late in the year, so the decrease is no surprise. In terms of inventory, at the end of December, there were 102 homes on the market, down 15% from the 120 of a month earlier. Compare that inventory level with the same time last year, when there were only 80 homes on the...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
During the last full week of 2019, one new single family home came on the market in Monroe NY. Total inventory decreased from 115 to 112 available homes. Even with decreasing inventory, buyers still have choices. The homes currently listed for sale include cottage, ranch, cape-cod, bi-level and colonial styles, and range from $100K to $1.1M. Following is information regarding the new listing for the week: 43 Barr Lane, MLS #4856416, listed at $365,000. This three bedroom, two and a half bath townhouse has 1,954 square feet of living space. The home includes a kitchen with granite counters and smoked cherry cabinets and a master suite with soaking tub, stand-up shower and two walk-in closets. There is a finished walk-out basement, central air conditioning and a formal dining room. Outsid...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
During the past week, one new single family home came on the market in Monroe NY. During the same time period, total inventory decreased from 117 to 115 available homes. Although inventory is decreasing, it still remains a great time for both buyers and sellers.  Following is information regarding the new listing for the week:  35 Winchester Drive, MLS #4855497, listed at $389,900. This four bedroom, two and a half bath colonial home has 2,324 square feet of living space and nearly a half acre of land. The home includes a kitchen with granite counters and tiled backsplash, a family room with wood burning stove and a master bedroom with master bath and walk-in closets. There is central air conditioning, hardwood flooring, and additional living space on lower level. Outside is a fenced in...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
 During the past week, six new single family homes came on the market in Monroe NY. During the same time period, total inventory decreased from 121 to 117 available homes. Eleven homes went under contract this week, which indicates homes are definitely selling. This remains a great time for both buyers and sellers.  Following is information regarding the new listings for the week:  2 James Street, MLS #4855589, listed at $239,000. This three bedroom, one bath cape-cod style home has 1,008 square feet of living space and a quarter acre of land. The home was recently renovated. It has hardwood floors, a kitchen with granite counters and new appliances, new plumbing, new electric and more. Outside is a driveway, front porch and rear deck.   37 Lakeview Drive, MLS #4855215, listed at $289,9...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
During the past week, four new single family homes came on the market in Monroe NY. During the same time period, total inventory increased slightly from 120 to 121 available homes. The market remains balanced and it is still great time for both buyers and sellers. Following is information regarding the new listings for the week: 7 Cunningham Drive, MLS #4854514, listed at $250,000. This three bedroom, two and a half bath bilevel style home has 2,250 square feet of living space and a half acre of land. The home has two family rooms, a brick fireplace, hardwood flooring, a two car garage and level lawn. This particular home is listed as one that needs to be updated and is a "diamond in the rough." The next three listings were all recently purchased, renovated, and are back on the market. ...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
In the winter in Orange County NY, the wind howls, the ground may be covered with ice and snow, but that doesn't mean you have to stay in! If you're willing to warm your car up, get bundled up, and go out, there's plenty to do. This week, the Orange-Ulster Boces adult and continuing education brochure ended up in my mail box. I idly glanced through past the health career, trades and occupational training programs. I kept flipping until, screech!, I saw the Culinary classes! There are some that are focused on food handlers. I skipped those. Then the baking classes. There is a baking "boot camp," cake decorating, sugar cookies, and icing related classes. Those might be of interest to someone wanted to do more baking. But for me, the interesting section was the cooking classes.... I love t...
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By Kat Palmiotti, Helping your Montana dreams take root
(406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty)
The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for November 2018.  The number of monthly sales and available inventory decreased from last month and sales prices increased. Monroe is still experiencing a balanced market. That makes now a good time to buy or sell. Following is an overview of the November 2018 Monroe NY results. Sales VolumeIn the month of November 2018, there were 14 sales. This number was nearly half of the previous month and 20% less than the same time last year. Sales do tend to decline late in the year, so the decrease is no surprise. In terms of inventory, at the end of the month, there were 120 homes on the market which is 46% higher than the same time last year. So while inventory is currently dropping (from 128 in October), the market remains balanced and it is...
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