The Columbia County real estate market is surging after a pretty good 12 months. In the last 2 months, according to the Columbia County Greene Northern Dutchess Multiple Listing Service 111 residences, 19 land parcels, 8 multifamilies, 2 commercial and 2 farms have sold. Hudson continues to be “hot, ” leading the way in sale: 19 residences, 4 land and 1 multifamily sales. David Birch, principal broker, for Barns & Farms Realty, LLC predicts a strong fall selling season. Contact him at 518-928-7239 for more info about this surge.
Columbia County Real Estate
has been due for an increase, since prices have been level or down over the past several years. But this jump in July-August-September is larger than expected. It indicates that sales in September, October and November, which ordinarily are the best selling months in this second home market will be outstanding.
Buyers can still great deals from the high to low ends. We have an 8000 square feed Colonial residence in the Berkshires (Canaan, NY) on 25 secluded acres for $949,000. And we have a converted barn and large workshop for $119,000.
If you have Columbia County Real Estate
you want to sell , Birch advises you contact your broker immediately. Traditionally the market shuts down after Thanksgiving, until the Spring. His cell phone is 518-928-7239.
The exception to this rule is land sales. Many land buyers wait until the fall and winter to purchase. Visibity is best during those months as the leaves fall. And fall and winter are good times to purchase for Spring construction.
We just sold a multifamily in Greenport that had been on the market for 5 years. In the last 2 months 8 Multifamiles have sold through the Columbia County MLS. There is definitely a major change in the way buyers are looking at the Columbia County real estate market.
Buy Columbia County real estate during the fall. Next year you will have to pay 20% more in the surging real estate market.