A Real Estate Dream Come True

Just a little more than 3 months after listing their house in the coldest part of the one of the worst winters in more than a decade here's the happy couple, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph and Angela Caputo, standing in front of their brand new home. It was my pleasure to work … [Read more...]

Perfect 1890’s Victorian Home

When you make a mind's eye picture of the perfect 1890's Victorian Style Home this one could easily come into view. Those hundreds of little panes of glass that line the enclosed wrap around porch and the conservatory style sunroom put you into that grand style of that … [Read more...]

New Jazz Radio Station On the Air

In our Middletown area you're going to find this new station right down at the beginning of the FM radio dial at 88.1.   It has great call letters for its jazz music format, WJZZ. In other areas of the Hudson Valley from Ulster, Dutchess, Southern Orange and Pike … [Read more...]

Middletown’s 155th Fire Department Parade

The gray skies and rain cleared letting the participants in the 155th Middletown Fire Department Parade put on happy faces for what turned out to be a very successful event. All eyes were on the 5th Division in the Parade.   The Marshall for the Division being … [Read more...]

Cute 3 Bedroom Home for Rent

If you've been waiting for a well cared attractive house to rent, this may be the one for you to call home. 3-Bedrooms  1 and 1/2 baths [cincopa AsDAaBcMlk9V] Located on a quiet street in Middletown. This is a clean freshly painted home all ready for you to settle … [Read more...]

Check out the Value in this Scotchtown Home

Sale Price Reduced $20,000 9 Denton Avenue, Middletown, NY 10941 If you're like most buyers one of the things that's important to you is getting a good value in the home you purchase.  This means a home in great condition with lots of updates would be a good … [Read more...]

Living in Downtown Middletown

23 West Main Street---Apartment 3 One Bedroom Rental in Historic Building [cincopa A8FAO870X36m] Located conveniently in Downtown Middletown.   Near Everything. Bakeries, Restaurants, Coffee, Clubs, Shopping, Banks, Theatre 23 West Main Street, Middletown, NY … [Read more...]

New Walkway Installed –Home Now Ready for Buyer

The sellers have really been working hard getting this home ready for some lucky buyer. I think the sellers have been trying to recreate some of the same feelings they felt when they first came to see the house and  fell in love with it as buyers.   I was their real … [Read more...]

When I advertised USDA Financing for my open house I never expected these guests…

My open house was at 6 Indian Trail Road in the Town of Wallkill.    It was one of 23 homes that my company, John J. Lease Realtors, was having open from noon to 3:00 p.m.    All of the agents with open houses, including myself , were excited and hoping to gets lots of … [Read more...]

What does the return of Beer Brewing mean to Middletown,NY?

I can envision a whole new go-to neighborhood springing up near the brewery with specialty restaurants, some very cool apartments in those huge nearby old industrial buildings, lots of people coming out enjoying the area as it will be the hub of the new rail trail … [Read more...]