Albany County is at the center of New York’s Capital District which includes the surrounding counties of Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Washington and Saratoga.The Capital District serves as primary residence and second home destination to almost 400,000 individuals. Albany County has a population of 45,000, almost 20,000 house units, average household income of $39,821 which results in per capita income of $17, 357.
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Albany is located on the western edge of the Hudson River in the Lower Hudson Watershed, a tidal estuary which makes up approximately 40% of the Hudson/Mohawk River Basin, one of the largest drainage areas on the eastern seaboard of the United States. The Hudson River (and its tributaries) are the City’s major natural features that have shaped its identity and sense of place throughout its history. Albany is privileged to have approximately 4.5 miles of waterfront, most of which is designated for recreational and entertainment activities, including Erastus Corning Riverfront Preserve in North Albany, the Corning Preserve in Downtown, Island Creek Park in the South End, as well as establishments such as, Riverfront Bar & Grill, Dutch Apple Cruises, Historic USS Slater, etc… And not to overlook the major economic driver in the South End, the Port of Albany. The Port offers significant employment and financial benefit to the Capital Region and New York State overall, generating over $800 million in investment.
Major lakes in Albany County, include: Ann Lee Pond, Colonie; Basic Creek Reservoir Westerlo; Buckingham Lake, Albany; Littles Lake, Colonie; Rensselaer Lake, Albany; Thompsons Lake, Berne and Knox; Tivoli Lake, Albany; Warners Lake, Berne; and Washington Park Lake, Albany.
Listed below, with most recent listings first, are Albany County waterfront homes – riverfront, creekfront and lake homes – throughout Albany County. If you prefer you may display the listings in price order, for a specific price range.
To search the listings of our MLS (multiple list system) Partners click on the appropriate links in the left margin of this page. Try first the Capital Region MLS. For the Southern part of the County also try the Columbia-Greene-Northern Dutchess MLS. For listings to the East also try the Berkshire County MLS. 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. Then call us with listing numbers. 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.
If you have already contracted with an exclusive listing or buying agent that agent will be responsible for advising you and assisting in the negotiation of the sale. While Sellers are almost always represented by an exclusive agent, the trend toward Buyers retaining an exclusive agent is relatively new in New York State. For more information call 800-398-8802.