It's Spring Selling Season in the Hudson Valley

The warmer weather may finally be approaching...

If you're thinking of putting your Hudson Valley home on the market, now is the time. The latest Zillow research substantiates what we've always seen: no matter where you're listing, selling your home in the spring means more money more quickly.

Plus, when you list with us, you won't have to worry about "all the competition" and "fighting for your agent's attention" that REALTOR® and Money and Entrepreneur writer Daniel Bortz warns against in his recent article.

First, here in the award-winning hotbeds of Woodstock, Kingston, Saugerties and the surrounding areas of Upstate New York, there's a surplus of buyers and a shortage of listings. That means higher valuations and…

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Woodstock, NY, is known as 'the most famous small town in the world,' and Kingston, NY, the State's former capital, has been called 'the new Brooklyn.' Indeed, long-time urbanites are fleeing the city for weekend retreats and full-time relocations in these Hudson Valley hotspots. 

Whether you're already an Upstate New York resident or looking for your first house here, Halter Associates Realty may have your next dream home — with two new can't-miss, near-luxury listings in the $400 thousands.

New Listing from Halter Associates Realty: 291 Zena Road, Woodstock, NY

291 Zena Road, Kingston, NY | 3 Beds, 2 Baths | 2,400 Square Feet, 3.64 Acres | $475,000

This pristine three-bedroom cape rests on nearly four semi-private acres on Zena Road, a mere five minutes from the heart of Woodstock and only 10 minutes from…

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Halter Associates Realty Presents: Local Guide: Hot Shops: Hudson Valley Vintage

The Hudson Valley â€” and its trend-setting tourist destinations like Woodstock, Saugerties, Kingston and New Paltz â€” is known not only for its music, arts and fine dining but also for its antiques, unique boutiques and creatively curated vintage shops. In our latest local guide, Hot Shops: Hudson Valley Vintage, we pick six that span our travel award-winning region of Upstate New York.

Rock City Vintage
15 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY
1 845 684 5564

Across from popular music venue The Colony, and located in the famed Elephant Cafe building where Jimi Hendrix and Santana once performed, Rock City Vintage is quintessential Woodstock. While one could probably spend an entire day vintage store hopping in the heart…

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Halter Associates Realty: Exclusive Listing: Historic 1870 Farmhouse in Accord, NY

407 Woodland Drive, Accord, NY | 4 beds, 2 baths | 1,583 Square Feet, 10 Acres | $549,000

This 1,583-square-foot historic Hudson Valley farmhouse rests on 10 private, wooded acres in the small Rochester, NY, hamlet of Accord, in the foothills of the Shawangunk and Catskill Mountains. Built in 1870, set back from a quiet country road, this one-of-a-kind family estate features an open kitchen and massive great room with vaulted, hand-hewn beamed ceilings and wood-burning stove. Outside, there are two detached garages, one with an upstairs studio, as well as a red barn, chicken coop and pond.

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Courtesy of:

Megan Brenn-White
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
1 917 622 4333

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Halter Associates Realty Presents: Hudson Valley Diners

There's no doubt, dining out is one of the great joys in life; but, if you're like many of us, limitations on time and money don't always allow for the extravagance we may covet. We all have to eat, and if you're looking for economy, coziness and convenience in the Hudson Valley, we have the answer.

Whether morning, noon or night, the offerings at these three high-quality Upstate New York diners will more than meet your expectations â€” and deliver an unforgettable, updated, all-American experience, too.

Phoenicia Diner
5681 NY-28, Phoenicia, NY 12464

Perhaps the most popular restaurant of its kind in the Hudson Valley, the vintage Phoenicia Diner serves classic comfort food with a modern twist. With terrazzo floors,…

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Tired of driving an hour or more to get to work? Have a great business idea? Or, perhaps you’re just looking for a change? Maybe it’s time to make the right move and set up shop in a live/work property.  And how great would it be to do live and work in the Hudson Valley - ranked the 11th top destination of AirBnB tourists?  

So, what exactly is a live-work property? Simply put, it’s a space that combines your business with your living quarters. That might be live/work or work/live. You might have seen this with a shopkeeper that has a storefront and lives upstairs or an accountant that has an attached office for working with clients. 

We have two fabulous properties zoned for live/work in Woodstock NY. 


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Everyone knows that New York City is filled with bars that are hidden gems, but what about upstate New York? Here are a few of our favorite watering holes in the area where you can find the best bites, bottles, and brews. Whether you’re looking for things to do during your weekend getaway or if you’re a long-time resident in search of new experiences, add these to your itinerary and let us know what you think!


Station Bar & Curio is set up inside a restored 116-year-old train station. You’ll enjoy a laid back vibe and great bar service with handcrafted cocktails and an impressive assortment of locally sourced craft beer. Grab a seat, order a drink and check out the memorabilia and…

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