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The weather has turned (cold), and while we imagine many of you are considering whether you need a new set of throw pillows to make sure your couch is cozy enough for you to bear it, we, your friendly neighborhood Upstate real estate experts, are going to suggest you stop your West Elm browsing, go outside, and do something different.

We've motivated people to do everything from sledding and snow shoeing to ice sailing on the Hudson. At the inception of this winter season, we want to encourage you to visit one of the many ice skating rinks in the Catskills and Hudson Valley. There's plenty of reasons to go. First, there's something romantic about skating - both watching it and doing it. It's great exercise, and if you bring friends, it's just as

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From Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty

New Catskills and Hudson Valley Homes For Sale


We have so many gorgeous new property listings - from Upstate cottages to modern Hudson Valley homes built from green materials that have never been used in the area before. Here's just a small selection of what's available...

379 Milan Hollow Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Rhinebeck Luxury

Set on 77 acres, this contemporary dwell home is the total package - privacy, solitude, and views - everything you need to live, work, and create the Upstate lifestyle you've been obsessing over.  

Offered At $1,999,000

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112 Foxhall Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401

Classic Kingston


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Oh, how I love the holiday season. This is when the events and happenings in the Hudson Valley and Catskills Region get both grand and granular. There’s everything from world-class performances to delightful community craft fairs on offer. Here’s a list of events that I think might appeal to you from light shows to ornament making.



Fridays & Saturdays: November 25 through December 18, 2022
Nightly: December 19 through December 23, 2022

Holiday Lights In Bloom At The Orange County Arboretum

Where: Montgomery, NY

Is there anything like meandering through beautiful gardens twinkling with lights? Nope! Admission is open between 5 and 7:30 PM nightly, what a great way to light up the dark night!

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At Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty we're realtors, and as such, we’re basically required to dig home décor – and we do - and DIYs are our favorite type; they’re fun, inexpensive, empowering, and a great departure from our devices. Here are a few of my favorite DIY ideas made with supplies you can find on the ground in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Make one? Send us a pic!

Autumn is for apple-picking, finding the perfect pumpkin at a local patch, hiking through the veils of red, orange, yellow, and sienna… but sometimes it rains – or, in the case of this November – it snows! Whatcha gonna to do? Get crafty, of course! I always feel ready to do a few DIY crafts in the fall – this year, I’ve gathered quite a collection of treasures from my hikes,

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Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty’s new mortgage partner Brian Scott Cohen of Guaranteed Rate Affinity Mortgage helps buyers find the right mortgage product Upstate and in New York City. He sat down with CEO Guy Barretta last week to discuss rates, the difference between the mortgage markets in New York City and Upstate. and his Upstate roots.



Guy: So, Brian, tell me a little bit about yourself and your history in the mortgage business – this will be shared on Village Green’s website and maybe in some newsletters we send clients who are interested in what’s happening with mortgages.


Brian: Absolutely! I'm from New York, I grew up in Westchester County, I have three kids, a dog and a

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