Megan Brenn-White, Real Estate Agent, Halter Associates Realty, Interviewed by The New York Times

The New York Times: 'Forget the Suburbs, It's Country or Bust'

When Casey Scieszka, a freelance writer, and her husband, Steven Weinberg, a children’s book writer and illustrator, decided to leave Park Slope, Brooklyn, they didn’t consider the New York suburbs, where the yards were too small and the property too pricey. Instead, they moved to a house five miles down a dirt road — in the Catskills.

If you’re surprised to hear that two city-based creatives gave up their urban roots for life in the country, so were their families. Perhaps no one was more shocked than Mr. Weinberg’s grandmother and a friend of hers who once vacationed near the young couple’s new home in West Kill, N.Y. “The…

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Airbnb Names Hudson Valley Top 19 Destination for 2019

If you live in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley, you may have noticed an influx in tourism â€” and you can expect the crowds to continue as the area's epicenter for the arts and music, 'the most famous small town in the world' Woodstock, NY, celebrates numerous anniversaries in 2019.

Indeed, Airbnb has reported a 100% increase in bookings and 130% increase in searches and named the Upstate New York region one of its 19 Destinations to Visit in 2019.

2019 marks the quintessential time to visit this region with the 50th anniversary of Woodstock coming up and many famous musicians and groups rumored to be performing. But don’t just come for the show: with its rich wildlife and hiking trails (host Brian will take you on a day hike and…

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Just Listed: 3 Hudson Valley Homes Under $450,000

For homebuyers in the Hudson Valley, winter is not the time for hibernation. Don't believe us? These three homes are listed to sell, and one of them is exclusive to Halter Associates Realty.

Make The Right Move: Experience The Halter Difference â€” before it's too late. Schedule your private showing of any of the following homes today.

18 Mohawk Circle, Ferndale, NY | 2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,720 Square Feet, 1/3 Acre | $420,000
EXCLUSIVE LISTING

This recently renovated Halter Associates Realty exclusive is a one-of-a-kind lakefront contemporary on a double lot. Downstairs is the master suite with new, polished concrete floors, glamorous full bath, office space, sitting area with fireplace, and private access to a screened-in porch and…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018, Woodstock, NY - Halter Associates Realty

Hanukkah may already be underway, but there's still time to make the most of your Christmas (and other winter holiday) shopping â€” especially if you're in Woodstock, NY, "the most famous small town in the world."

In Woodstock's walkable downtown, the shopping is easy, with most stores situated along (or near) the main strip, east and west of the Village Green. Whether you're looking for new or vintage clothing, art or art supplies, flowers, wine, home gifts or just about anything else, you'll find it here. Plus, you'll get to put it on, feel it out, or even give it a try before you buy. 

#LiveLikeALocal. Support local businesses, and Shop Woodstock this holiday season!

The Golden Notebook
29 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

The local…

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