CATSKILLS REAL ESTATE
HOMES, LAND, COMMERCIAL, FARMS, & ESTATES FOR SALE
Catskills Real Estate search 20+ leading independent brokers and 8 multiple list systems. How to buy and sell Catskills real estate. Catskills Region homes are located throughout a large area in the southeastern portion of New York State. This website also includes detailed listings for Greene, Ulster, Albany and Schoharie Counties for Catskills real estate. The Catskills Region also includes portions of the counties of Delaware, Sullivan, Broome, Orange, Otsego, Chenango, Montgomery, and Schenectady Counties. These may be accessed through several different multiple list systems. The most complete and up to date way to search for Catskills real estate is to go to the appropriate multiple list system. Click For pointers on listing and purchasing Catskills real estate, Land, and Farms.
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Catskills Real Estate History
The Catskill Park includes a large portion of the Catskill Range, and is part of New York’s Forest Preserve. Not all the land is publicly owned; about 60% remains in private hands, but new sections are added frequently. Most of the park and the preserve are within Ulster County; however Greene County accounts for a significant portion and there are areas in Sullivan and Delaware counties too.
The following towns, listed within their counties, are generally considered within the Catskills:
Delaware: Andes, Bovina, Colchester, Davenport, Delhi, Deposit, Franklin, Hamden, Hancock, Harpersfield, Kortright, Masonville, Meredith, Middletown, Roxbury, Sidney, Stamford, Tompkins, Walton.
Greene: Ashland, Athens, Catskill, Cairo, Coxsackie, Durham, Jewett, Greenville, Hunter, New Baltimore, Windham
Schoharie: Blenheim, Broome, Carlisle, Cobleskill, Conesville, Esperance, Fulton, Gilboa, Jefferson, Middleburgh, Richmondville, Seward, Sharon, Summit, Wright.
Sullivan: Bethel, Callicoon, Cochecton, Delaware, Fallsburg, Forestburgh, Fremont, Highland, Liberty, Lumberland, Mamakating, Neversink, Rockland, Thompson, Tusten.
Ulster: Chichester, Denning, Ellenville, Esopus, Gardiner, Hardenburg, Hurley, Kingston, Lloyd, Marbletown, New Paltz, Olive, Plattekill, Rochester, Rosendale, Saugerties, Shandaken, Shawangunk, Ulster, and Woodstock.
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Catskills Region homes serve as primary residence and second home destination to almost 400,000 individuals. The breakdown for population, housing, household income and per capita income are set forth below.
Population Housing Units Household Income Per Capita Income
Delaware 45,514 19,270 39,821 17,357
Greene 48,947 28,536 45,628 18,931
Schoharie 31,529 11,991 46,444 17,778
Sullivan 75,826 49,239 45,930 18,892
Ulster 181, 440 82,329 54,388 20,846
The major employers in The Catskills tend to be the county governments, correctional institutions, ski areas and some local manufacturing efforts. The cost of doing business in The Catskills is low compared to adjoining areas to the East, North and South. Some locations are quite accessible to the major markets of New York, Westchester and Albany. The Catskills has a growing number of individuals commuting to New York, Westchester and the Albany region, helped by the accessibility of the New York State Thruway. Another factor helping The Catskills is the movement of individuals who are retiring or down sizing from the Metropolitan New York City area, including Long Island, parts of Connecticut, New Jersey and Westchester and the Albany Capital District. Since properties are so much higher in those regions.
The quality of schools can differ within small areas or larger ones. Word of mouth can be useful in assessing the quality of schools, but it can also be misleading. New York State ranks schools and school districts and these ranking may be found at the link at NYS Education Department. Additional information may be found at the following websites for secondary, community colleges and 4 year colleges. NY Schools, NY Community Colleges, NY Colleges.