Press Releases/Statistics

Press Releases

Columbia-Greene Board of REALTORS® and NAR Award $1,430 to Support Copake Memorial Park

Hudson, N.Y. (April 25, 2016) – At Copake Memorial Park, there’s been a shortage of cool play equipment for children ages 5-12, but that’s about to change.

The Columbia-Greene Board of Realtors ® has received a $1,300 Placemaking micro-grant from the National Association of Realtors®,  and will contribute another $130 to support playground improvements at Copake Memorial Park. CGBR nominated the Copake project for the NAR Placemaking grant, at the recommendation of Lindsay LeBrecht of Copake Lake Realty, Copake resident, and member of the town’s Parks and Recreation Commission.


Real Estate Column: Single women are outpacing men in home purchases

HUDSON — When Laura Coyle closed a deal on her new house in Athens this April, she joined a growing trend: single women who are outpacing men in buying homes.

For Laura, who works for the state, graduating from renting and buying a home was part of her plan for a good life for herself and her 2-year-old daughter, Juliette. The sweet two-bedroom cottage-style house she found, with buyer agent Angela Lanuto of Coldwell Banker Advisor Realty in Hudson, has an acre of land and a river view. .