02/26/16 12:30pm

74 South Lander St Newburgh NY

This house was a Rescue Me home featured in 2014. Very little has changed, if anything. The listing includes interior photos, so we can see just how bad this property is. It is being listed as a 2-family home, for less than $20,000. I realize this might look attractive to investors or potential landlords, but this block is in dire need of homeowners for reasons exhaustively discussed here on NR. This property is not in a great location so it’s hard to figure out the future of properties like this.

74 South Lander St Newburgh NY (Igor Krasnoperov)
Asking Price: $19,900
Year Built: 1900
Size: 2,200 sq ft
Neighborhood: The Heights/SoBro
Taxes: $4,017
Distance to NYC: 58.1 mi, 1 hour 9 mins
Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across
Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84
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02/12/16 7:30am

44 Carson Avenue Newburgh NY

This is a wonderful house to consider preserving if you are interested in house restoration or rehabilitation. Just off Liberty Street there is a set of 3 row houses with an angular facade that is quite unique. Number 44 has had a beating, but there are many original details remaining. There are original fireplaces mantles and base moldings – something that is often torn out to install baseboard heating. For some of the houses in the Heights, these fireplaces are purely ornamental, but it is wonderful to have them there none the less.

Other features I like about this house, the driveway appears to belong to the property. A luxury when there is a ton of snow in the winter. Also, paying some attention to the exterior would be very rewarding. I would remove the concrete front lawn and chain link fence for something more inviting, and I would also restore the front double entrance and the small porch that remarkably is in tact as can be seen on the house at the left.  Check out some interior photos of neighboring house 48 Carson. It would be wonderful to see all three of these homes rehabilitated.

44 Carson Avenue Newburgh NY (Donald Maher, BHHS Hudson Valley)
Asking Price: $32,900 – Foreclosure
Year Built: 1890
Size: 1,364 sq ft
NeighborhoodThe Heights
Taxes: $5,619
Distance to NYC: 58.1 mi, 1 hour 9 mins
Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across
Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84
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02/05/16 11:30am

66 Carson Ave Cropped

The City of Newburgh’s Planning and Development Department plans to highlight one city-owned property for sale each month.

“It is a 2-story house, single-family, brick attached row house in the Washington Heights section of Newburgh.  Some renovation work had begun on the house – new kitchen, newer bath, new windows – but some roof work and interior finish work need to be completed.”

66 Carson Ave Newburgh NY
Asking Price: $24,680*
Neighborhood: The Heights
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* This is the minimum price. The City of Newburgh will also entertain bids above the asking price. All interested purchasers need to submit a PODA (Private Owner Development Application) . The application is available on-line and at the City of Newburgh’s Planning & Development Office, 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.   For additional information call: (845)-569-7387 or (845)-569-9400.

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01/29/16 11:30am

52 Overlook Place Newburgh NY

This house in the Heights section of Newburgh is up for auction. Looking at it here in the chosen palette of colors, it looks like a slice of San Francisco right in Newburgh. Auction details are void of condition details and any interior photos. There is also no mention on starting bid price. However, it is a brick structure that looks pretty solid. Most likely it will have your usually old home issues. It is just down the block from the bluff, and neighboring homes are well kept. If interested, you must be present at the Orange County Court House when the auction takes place.

52 Overlook Place Newburgh NY (Auction)
When: Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016, Auction starts at 9:30 am
Where: Orange County Supreme Court- 3rd Floor Lobby/Foreclosure Sales Area
285 Main St., Goshen, NY 10924
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01/01/16 11:30am

28 Courtney Ave Newburgh NY

The City of Newburgh’s Planning and Development Department plans to highlight one city-owned property for sale each month. Sometimes these properties can be located on very blighted blocks, making a decision to buy very difficult. This property happens to be in an excellent location if you ever wanted to renovate a home. The bluff is just at the end of the street and new neighbors have moved to this block (here and here). There is nice momentum of development happening  and repairing this home would really be a turning point for this section of Courtney. New neighbors should all know about the Newburgh Heights Association, one of the benefits of living in the Heights.

“As you can see from the exterior photographs, it was formerly a beautiful, semi-attached row house that has been neglected for many, many years.  Too many years. It needs a complete and extensive rehabilitation. We are seeking that special buyer that can see beyond the years of interior deterioration and envision another life for this home. We are only asking a purchase price of $1,930*. But it is going to take money, renovation experience and courage to revive this faded beauty.”

* This is the minimum price. The City of Newburgh will also entertain bids above the asking price. All interested purchasers need to submit a PODA (Private Owner Development Application) . The application is available on-line and at the City of Newburgh’s Planning & Development Office, 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.   For additional information call: (845)-569-7387 or (845)-569-9400.

28 Courtney Ave Newburgh NY
Asking Price: $1,930
Neighborhood: The Heights
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11/27/15 11:30am

24 Courtney Avenue Newburgh NY

The Heights in Newburgh is seeing a nice uptick in new residents that are moving in and restoring homes. A good example of this concentration can be seen on the streets between Liberty Street and Bay View Terrace. These are the homes with river views and easy access to the bluff which, overlooks the Hudson River. This house is located in this exact area. The listing says that this is a 2-family home, which could easily be converted back to 1 family. Bathroom and kitchen photos are exempt, a tell tale sign you will probably have to renovate them and more.  Two new neighbors have moved to this block (here and here). There is still work to be done to other homes, but there is nice momentum here. New neighbors should all know about the Newburgh Heights Association, one of the benefits of living in the Heights.

24 Courtney Avenue Newburgh NY
Asking Price: $109,900
Year Built: 1895
Size: 1,500 sq ft
NeighborhoodThe Heights
Taxes: n/a
Distance to NYC: 58.1 mi, 1 hour 9 mins
Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across
Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84
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