Albany County NY luxury homes presents a striking contrast between its urban and suburban towns. Colonie, Guilderland and New Scotland have larger concentrations of luxury homes than the more rural areas. Those areas still have numbers of working farms, though they are disappearing. Albany County NY New York Luxury Homes Estates range in size from under 2000 square feet to thousands of square feet. They can be built on less less than an acre or hundreds of acres. Most have from 5-50 acres. For our purposes we will consider any single family residence with a price over $300,000 a luxury home.
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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, 124,682 households with average household income of $42,935 and per capita income of $23,345. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856.
Albany County NY Luxury Homes
is at the center of New York’s Capital District which includes the surrounding counties of Schenectady Albany Washington and Saratoga. The City of Albany is the Capital of New York State with a large concentration of government buildings, commercial real estate and multifamily residences. Many residential towns exist within Albany County and many of the people working in Albany commute to the outlying Counties of Schenectady, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Columbia and Greene.
The specific location is important in determining price per acre. Price is also dependent upon its slope and the amount of open versus wooded land. Another major factor is whether the subdivision of the property is limited by local regulations or by the increasing use of conservation easements.
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When you are ready for professional assistance select one of our top agents in the town you are interested in, or contact us at 800-398-8802. 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 additional information click on Just for Buyers or Just for Sellers or call 800-398-8802.
Your agent will probably seek information relating to your financial condition and your financing plan. Cash buyers are prized, but mortgages are common in the purchase of Albany County NY Luxury Homes and Estates. A pre-qualification letter indicating the amount for which you are qualified is always helpful.
Listed below with most recent listings first are Albany County luxury homes – estates – mansions. Click the button to the right if you prefer to display the listings in price order.
In addition to our listings of Albany County NY luxury homes you may want to consult the multiple list systems for Albany County. 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.
To search Albany County NY luxury homes of our MLS Partners click on the appropriate links in the left margin of this page.
By going to the multiple list systems directly you get the most detailed and up-to-date information. For Albany County New York real estate first try the Capital Region MLS. For the Southern part of the County also try the Columbia-Greene-Northern Dutchess MLS. For listings to the East County also try the Berkshire County MLS. Then call us with listing numbers. We can provide you with additional information about specific Albany New York real estate listings.
Albany County New York real estate info may be found below or call 800-398-8802
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