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  • Historically low unemployment continues for Columbia County
    December 28, 2018

    For the sixth consecutive month, Columbia County posted the lowest unemployment rate of any county in the state according to the NYS Department of Labor’s preliminary November 2018 Area Unemployment Rates Press Release. The County’s November unemployment rate of 2.6% is its lowest on record since December, 1999, and down from a 3.5% rate in November, 2017.

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  • 4 regulations taking effect in 2019 you need to know about
    December 28, 2018

    A new year means new rules and regulations that could affect your business. These are four of the changes that take effect in New York state for 2019:

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  • Twin Counties among top AirBnB destinations
    January 8, 2019

    Airbnb reports that Columbia and Greene Counties are thriving ecosystems for Airbnb hosts. During the past year, Green County hosts generated more revenue than any county in the Capital region with $7.2 million from 48,100 guests and Columbia County was third in the region with $5.7 million from 33,200 guests. 

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  • In Columbia County, owning a home more affordable than renting
    January 8, 2019

    Homeowners in Columbia County save between $200 and $600 a month compared to renters, according to a recent study by the Business Journals using data from Zillow. The study compared median rent prices with monthly mortgage payments for zip-codes across the country using median home values and prevailing interest rates.

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January 21, 2019 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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4303 Route 9, Hudson, New York 12534
Phone: 518-828-4718

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