New City is a New York City suburb of about 33,500 inhabitants -- all of whom are enjoying the fresh air and camaraderie that comes from small-town living. New City officially became the capital of Rockland County in 1798, when it separated from Orange County. New City has remained the seat of Rockland County as it outgrew its former delineations, while retaining its small-town charm with historical buildings, gardens and shops. At its closest point, New City is about 15 miles from NYC.
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Steady Home Sales! Home sales in New City have remained fairly steady over the last six years, which is good news for potential home buyers. An investment here will not only give you a wonderful place to live, but a valuable piece of property, as well. The average home sale in 2014 brought in just under $500,000, which just goes to show how much you stand to earn on your property investments. Considering that home values are only going up, now is a great time to step in and make a purchase in the beautiful New City community! From Lochness Lane to Verdin Drive, houses in New City are generally 3-4 bedrooms in size.
It's a Renter's (and Landlord's) Paradise! Looking to rent, or buy and then lease? New City is the place to do it. Nine percent of homes in this town are occupied by renters, which is a healthy rate for both renters and people looking to lease their properties. As for rent to own agreements, these are also quite common in New City. Large homes near Back to Earth General Foods and Albertus Magnus High School are easy to find, offering plenty of interior room and yard space.
Hang out in the County's Oldest Park! Dutch Gardens and the adjacent Rockland County Courthouse is a national historic district in New City. Built between 1934 and 1938, the Dutch Gardens are dedicated to the county's earliest settlers. Better Homes and Gardens designated this spot as 1935's "Garden of the Year." The Courthouse was built next to the Gardens in 1928, and features 3 stories of Art Deco-style Indiana limestone. New City is home to dozens more historical landmarks, including the Blauvelt House, Contempora House, Peter DePew House, and the English Church and Schoolhouse.
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