Putnam County NY Real Estate

Putnam County is one of the most affluent and affordable places to live in America. As soon as you leave Westchester and enter Putnam County, real estate prices take a huge leap for the better... [Read more about real estate in Putnam County NY...]

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Putnam County NY Real Estate

Median price for Putnam homes sold at the beginning of 2008: $376K

Putnam County is part of the Lower Hudson Valley and the NY metropolitan area. The area has long been a vacation destination for NY residents looking to get out of the city, but as the county matures, former resort communities like Mahopac have become a popular and viable alternative to NY living. Read more about real estate in these important Putnam County communities:

Homes in Putnam County

When you buy a home in Putnam, you can still get the storybook house with the white picket fence and big backyard. You simply get more for your money. Putnam County property taxes are low and the quality of life is high. Mahopac, Carmel, Brewster and Patterson are all great places to raise kids. Though you're still close to the city, the crime rate is so low it's not even on the map. Some people say that one of the best things about living here is that there's nothing going on!

Putnam County Property and Land for Sale

People have always been attracted to Putnam County for its irresistible combination of cheap real estate and gorgeous scenery. Putnam's hilly landscape is rich in wetlands, lakes, reservoirs, forests, apple orchards and open meadows. Want to live the wild life? Expect to find bobcats, foxes and moose in Putnam's more remote corners.

Home to a portion of the Great Swamp, much of the land here is protected but there is still plenty of room for development. You'll still find rural property, farmhouses with barns and land for sale in Putnam County. Much of Putnam's agrarian past can still be glimpsed in bucolic towns like Patterson where you'll find large lots, homes set way back from the road and equestrian properties.

Commute to NY and White Plains

Though slightly farther from NYC than Somers and Yorktown Heights, residents commute to NY on the Hudson and Harlem train lines which take them directly into Grand Central Station in Manhattan. Homes in Putnam County are also close to White Plains NY, a major economic center. Big employers here include IBM, Mitsubishi and Nextel.

Make an informed decision: Contact Mike Trinchitella, Putnam real estate agent, to find your home in this beautiful community.