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Selling Smart: 5 Tips for Listing Your Home in a Competitive Market

The Upstate New York real estate market is white hot. But that doesn't mean selling your home is foolproof. Follow these 5 tips from Lisa Halter of Halter Associates Realty to successfully list your home in a competitive market.


Byrdcliffe Bliss

An artist-musician couple find a historic cottage in Woodstock fit for downsizing
Expert guidance from Dorothea Marcus and Halter Associates Realty helped the Keithlines find their new home in Woodstock, which perfectly fit their price personal style and everyday needs.


Urban Removal: Kingston’s Housing Crisis

Since the beginning of the pandemic, New York City residents have fled t o Kingston, creating one of the country’s hottest housing markets. The city’s less affluent residents have been collateral damage as affordable housing dries up.


Greene County Gem

After 80 Years, this 253-Acre Family Compound Next to Hunter Mountain is on the Market
Tucked between Hunter and Tannersville, 253 acres of glorious creek-riven hillsides and fields with views of Stony Clove Notch and the nearby ski mountain have been in the Rogers/Kassel family for almost a century.


For Home or Holiday: The Hudson Villa Provides the Height of Luxury in the Hudson Valley

The Hudson Villa is a premier example of Alexander Maxwell Realty's global marketing approach
Tucked away in the picturesque rolling hills of Chester, New York is The Hudson Villa, a luxury estate complete with its own white sand beach, cabanas, and even a helipad to help you escape from New York City in a record 18 minutes. The one-of-a-kind property, once owned by Henry Hudson’s family (hence its name), is one of the flagship listings from Alexander Maxwell Realty—a luxury real estate agency that specializes in a curated, brand-focused experience that appeals to values-driven millennials.


Hudson Valley Heat Wave

5 Tips For Navigating Today's Competitive Real Estate Market
Real estate agent and owner of Halter Associates Realty, Lisa Halter offers five tips for navigating today's competitive Real Estate market.


Remote Possibilities

How Home Buying and Selling Is Going Fully Digital
Buying and Selling homes have started going digital.


Green Acres: A Primer on Purchasing Land

Lisa Halter of Halter Associates Realty shares a few tips on buying land.


Mid-Century Modern Revival: To Many Millennials, Frank Lloyd Wright was Right

When architects like Frank Lloyd Wright and Paul Rudolph first threw off the shackles of tradition and began building homes with flat roofs, large expanses of glass, and open floor plans, it was a revolution and a revelation for some, an outrage to others who felt that too many rules were being broken. But, for a brief shining moment before tract housing and McMansions began to dominate the landscape, they were the thinking person’s alternative: houses that were carefully sited for intuitive passive solar, full of light and space to bring the outside in.


4 Ways to Enhance Your Hudson Valley Home as Soon as You Move In

Lisa Halter, broker and owner of Halter Associates Realty gives tips on how to make your house a home.


Embracing Nature and Modernist Design at Rhinebeck's Newest Residential Community, Brooklyn Heights Farm

When Christopher Dierig and Doug Maxwell first purchased the 200-acre former dairy farm that follows the length of Brooklyn Heights Road (named by weekenders from the borough), they knew the land, with its breathtaking vistas and close proximity to the village of Rhinebeck, was special. The land has inspired a limited collection of modernist homes in a community focused on conservation, embracing and protecting the land’s natural beauty.


A Stunner in Shokan: Views, Location, and Room for the Whole Family

Located in Shokan, New York, this 3337-square foot custom-built home comes with stunning panoramic views of the Ashokan Reservoir and Catskill Mountains.


Make this Hudson Valley Playground Your Home at Grape Hollow

Situated in total seclusion without a single neighbor in sight in Dutchess County, Grape Hollow is a Hudson Valley dream property: A renovated, rambling farmhouse with four bedrooms on 47.3 acres, complete with an in-ground pool and pool house, idyllic orchards, and a Tesla charging station in the barn. If this oddly-specific dream sounds like your oddly-specific dream, read on.


The Gardens at Rhinebeck’s Development Readies for Its Grand Finale

For years, Rhinebeck has been an alluring community for residents and tourists alike. It’s home to such attractions as the Poets Walk, Burger Hill Park, Ferncliff Forest, the Wilderstein Historic Site, the historic Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn, antique marketplaces, art galleries, an independent theater and bookstore, incredible eateries and many mom-and-pop shops.



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