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The Hudson Valley Cheese Shop Crawl

There are very few universal truths in this world. Water is wet, the sky is blue, and nobody dislikes cheese. Think about it. Is there anyone you know that actively dislikes cheese? We're not talking about people who say they can’t eat it because it gives them the tummy rumbles. Those people deserve our pity and compassion. We're talking about someone who says they don’t care for cheese in general. They admit this in public! They just wander around, missing out on the world’s favorite food group, telling people about how they don’t like the smell of it, or the texture or the obvious joy it brings to a person’s life. Also, they prefer cloudy days to sunny ones and their favorite color M&M’s are brown. It sounds

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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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How Will the 2014 Mortgage Rules Affect Your Ability to Buy Catskills Real Estate in New York?

2014 Mortgage Rules


"No debt traps. No surprises. No runarounds. These are bedrock concepts backed by our new common-sense rules, which take effect today,"  - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, January 10, 2014

Last week the Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty "fam" met with a professional at Ulster Savings Bank to discuss how the the Mortgage Rules instituted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this January might affect our buyers. 

In the past 7 years I've bought 3 different homes. They were all for my family to actually LIVE in. So,  I know exactly how nerve wracking fretting about whether you'll qualify for a mortgage can

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