Albany County Real Estate Listings
All of our listings in Albany County, including the towns/cities of Albany, Berne, Bethlehem, Coeymans, Cohoes, Colonie, Green Island, Guilderland, Knox, New Scotland, Rensselaerville, Watervliet, and Westerlo. Click on the appropriate town or school district to go to the corresponding page.
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Albany County Real Estate is at the center of New York’s Capital District which includes the surrounding counties of Schenectady Albany Washington and Saratoga. The bulk of this area is made up of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The area’s 2010 population was 870,716, the 4th largest MSA in New York and the 58th largest in the country. As of the census of 2010, Albany County had 304,204 people and 124,682 households. The average household income was $42,935 and per capita income $23,345. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856. This is the environment for Albany County New York real estate.
Albany County was created on November 1, 1683 by New York Governor Thomas Dongan, and later confirmed on October 1, 1691.The act creating the county vaguely defined its territory “to containe the Towns of Albany, the Collony Rensselaerwyck, Schonecteda, and all the villages, neighborhoods, and Christian Plantaçons on the east side of Hudson River from Roelef’s Creek, and on the west side from Sawyer’s Creek (Saugerties) to the Sarraghtoga.” The confirmation declared in 1691 was similar but omitted the Town of Albany, substituted “Mannor of Ranselaerswyck” for “Collony Rensselaerwyck”, and stated “to the uttermost end of Sarraghtoga” instead of just “to Sarraghtoga”. Livingston Manor was annexed to Albany County from Dutchess County in 1717. Albany’s boundaries were nailed down more specifically as various state statutes would add land to the county, or more commonly subtract land for the formation of new counties
To view Albany County NY real estate listings,
most recent first, in any category click on the Category Name. To view by price click on the price button. In addition to our listings here you may want to consult the MLS (multiple list system) listings. Searching these MLS systems directly is far superior to using general search sites such as Trulia, Zillow, and Realtor.com, or sites maintained by brokers such as Weichert, Coldwell Banker or Century 21. By going to the multiple list systems directly you get the most detailed and up-to-date information available in that specific area.
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click on the appropriate links in the left margin of this page. For Albany County New York Real Estate, first try the Albany Capital Region MLS. For areas to the South also try the Columbia-Northern Dutchess MLS. For areas to the East also try the Berkshire MLS. We can provide you with additional information about specific listings and arrange to show you any listing in these different MLS systems. We are members of all of them – a true Regional Broker.
More information about Albany County New York Real Estate may be found below the pictures.
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MORE ABOUT ALBANY COUNTY
Major employers in the Albany area include the State of New York, General Electric, the U.S. Government, Albany Medical Center, St. Peter’s Health Care Service, Northeast Health, Verizon, the County of Albany, Stewart’s Ice Cream Company, KAPL, Inc., Key Corp., Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Albany City School District, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, the City of Albany and Seton Health System.
The Capital District was first settled by the Dutch in the early 17th century and came under British control in 1664. Albany has been the permanent capital of the state of New York since 1797. The Capital District is notable for many historical and industrial events, including the Battle of Saratoga and the Albany Plan of Union. Many multinational corporations were founded in the Capital District including New York Central Railroad, American Express, General Electric, American Locomotive and International Paper.
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