Columbia County New Homes, Columbia County is one of the most desirable locations for affordable real estate in the Hudson Valley and is bordered to the south by Dutchess County, to the north by Rensselaer County and Albany County and to the west by Greene County and Ulster County.
Columbia County is a rural area featuring farms and large estates.
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The most vibrant center in Columbia County is the City of Hudson which in recent years has seen ever increasing real estate values. Amtrak provides direct service between Hudson and New York’s Penn Station and Albany. The areas bordering on Dutchess County including Ancram, Gallatin, Clermont and Germantown provide a rural area close to Metropolitan New York. Hillsdale, Austerlitz, Canaan and New Lebanon provide easy access to the Berkshires and Tanglewood. Chatham, Kinderhook and Stuyvesant provide easy access to the Albany Capital Region.
Although home prices are rising there are many good deals in Columbia County. Because of the lower population the demand for housing is lower resulting in lower housing prices. Also land values are lower than in Dutchess, so if you are looking for a home with land you can probably do better in Columbia.
New homes are attractive to many buyers.
They look fresh and bright and hold the possibility of avoiding problems associated with older properties. Ordinarily the contract of sale will provide a guarantee of habitability for some period of time during which the builder is obligated to repair problems resulting from poor construction. But the wise purchaser will have a detailed inspection of a new home, too, because builders can make mistakes which could be costly down the road.
New homes can range in price from thousands to millions and present some unique problems. In a strong market, many homes are built “on spec,” by builders who hope to sell them when completed. Such building has only recently begun to pick up after little new construction over the past several years. With interest rates at historic lows, there are many bargains to be had. If builders still own spec houses they will generally sell at a considerably reduced price. But older homes have also come down in price and may offer considerable savings over new construction.
Displayed below are our most recent new home listings in Columbia County.
If you select the price search you will see listings displayed with the higher priced properties first. You will see properties listed by a range of agents from a range of real estate companies. Call the agent directly or if you prefer call our 800 number for immediate assistance. We have agents particularly well versed in the sale and acquisition of new homes.
In addition to our Columbia County new homes, 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.
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 Columbia-Greene-Northern Dutchess MLS. For Southern Columbia County also try the Mid-Hudson MLS. For Northern Columbia County also try the Capital Region MLS. For Eastern Columbia County also try the Berkshire County MLS. 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 one Columbia County new homes, call 800-398-8802.
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