From the Archive
By HOM Editor | July 28, 2020
Dear Glens Falls Residents, The Southern Adirondack REALTORS® INC is working with the City of Glens Falls Common Council to develop an ordinance on vacant residential property registry. In order to assist the city in the development of this ordinance a …
By HOM Editor | February 24, 2020
Closed sales and pending sales were up in January in year-over-year comparisons, fueling optimism for a robust 2020 housing market.
By HOM Editor | January 13, 2020
Low inventory in 2019 continued to push median sales prices up for the year.
By HOM Editor | December 18, 2019
Mortgage rates have remained steady this month and are still down more than 1 percent from last year at this time.
By HOM Editor | November 29, 2019
Against the continual backdrop of fewer homes on the market, homebuyers in New York State closed 12,408 sales during October, falling 4.1-percent from October 2018.
By HOM Editor | November 18, 2019
Buoyed by a strong economy and continued low mortgage rates, the New York State housing market showed an upward climb in sales and listings in September, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTOR …
By HOM Editor | September 28, 2019
The median sales price in New York State has risen 44 consecutive months, which has created a shortage of affordable homes.
By HOM Editor | August 6, 2019
With mortgage rates dropping yet again in the second quarter of 2019, pending sales in New York State inched up one percent from 39,663 homes to 40,054 units.
By HOM Editor | July 1, 2019
Home sales prices continued to rise in New York State in May, while the inventory of homes for sale also inched upwards for the sixth consecutive month.
By HOM Editor | May 31, 2019
The first quarter of 2019 provided several disruptive weather patterns that contributed to less foot traffic toward potential home sales, according to the latest report from the New York State Association of REALTORS.
By HOM Editor | May 11, 2019
Pending Sales in New York decreased 0.9 percent to 11,543 while inventory grew 3.4 percent to 63,504 units.
By HOM Editorial Team | April 10, 2019
Days on Market decreased 2.3 percent to 85 days. Months Supply of Inventory was up 3.8 percent to 5.5 months.
By HOM Editor | July 29, 2018
The New York State housing market posted a solid first half of the year with 60,043 closed sales.
By HOM Editor | July 11, 2018
Homebuyer activity remained strong in May, driving the New York State housing market to the second-highest sales total for the month with 10,348 closings.
By HOM Editor | June 6, 2018
Against the backdrop of fewer homes on the market, homebuyers in New York State closed 8,640 sales during April, falling only 2.6 percent from April 2017, according to the housing market report released by the New York State Association of REALTORS. Th …
By HOM Editor | April 27, 2018
The housing market posted a strong start to 2018, even as it fell short of 2017’s record, according to the housing market report released by the New York State Association of REALTORS.
By HOM Editor | March 23, 2018
The New York State housing market continued to post solid numbers in February, reaching 7,328 closed sales despite a 6.2-percent decline from February 2017.
By HOM Editor | March 10, 2018
Homebuyer activity in New York State remained strong throughout 2017, driving closed sales past the 2016 record, according to the annual housing market report from The New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price also grew …
By HOM Editor | February 25, 2018
Homebuyer activity in New York State remained strong throughout 2017, driving closed sales past the 2016 record.
By HOM Editor | December 20, 2017
The median sales price of a home in New York was $254,000, a 5.8% increase over the same time in 2016.
By HOM Editor | December 20, 2017
In November, homes in New York sold, on average, 12 days faster than they did in November of 2016.
By HOM Editorial Team | July 6, 2016
One of the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR) top priorities during the 2016 legislative session was the NY First Home proposal. This legislation, sponsored by Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Phil Ramos, will help first time homebuyer …
By HOM Editorial Team | July 1, 2015
The Long Island Board of REALTORS® is working hard to ensure fair housing for all, and to eliminate the last bastion of institutional discrimination: cooperative housing. Federal law prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origi …
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Village of Rhinebeck Short-Term Rental Proposal
August 27, 2019
Residents were asked to attend a public hearing and voice their concerns to the Village Trustees.
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When you pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in your kitchen, you can hold the glass up to the light and the liquid looks crystal clear. Next, doing your best impression of a wine connoisseur, you swirl the water around in the glass and tip it …