Old Ghent Realty is by far the best real estate firm I have ever been involved with. They represented the seller when we bought our Columbia County farm, helped us when we built our house, and have found superb tenants for the six weeks we rent out the place in the summer.
Frances Schools and her team, including her son Tim Schools, and Pam Herzing, are very plugged in to what is going on in the County. They are real real-estate experts, as well as pleasurable to work with."
– Frederick A. O. ("Fritz") Schwarz, Jr.
Old Ghent Realty represents experience and professionalism with a "country heart."
Great real estate brokers, great neighbors, and great friends. I have utilized their services in many transactions for over 35 years."
This picture of a painting, done by Richild Holt of Francis Greenburger represents to me the real beginning of ART OMI. I realize that Francis, Linda and John Cross, Sandi Slone and others in New York … [Read More...]
Recently, I was presented with a copy of 20 @ OMI Celebrating 20 Years of Creativity and Community. It is a beautiful book. It is hard to believe that ART OMI has been in Ghent for 20 years. As I … [Read More...]
I took this photo last week at the Greenport Conservation Area, showing the back of a house off Joslen Boulevard which is among the oldest in Columbia County. It is often referred to as the van Hoesen … [Read More...]
Here are two great houses in need of work:
The first is a Colonial house built in the 1770's. It's a large Center Hall of excellent proportions, without the low ceilings and narrow second-floor … [Read More...]