Rip Van Winkle Realty
Rip Van Winkle Realty
Meet the Agent

Rip Van Winkle Realty

Setting the New Standard in Real Estate

(Also conducting business as Rip Van Winkle Mountain Realty)

Contact Information:
Banta, Ted 518-466-1219
Watts, Bette 518-821-4485
Stiefel, Lisa 518-929-5559
Galloway, Nathaniel 518-947-8571
Hernandez, Bridget 518-965-5778
Kitchen, Wayne 518-821-6230
Muller, Fred 518-469-7403
Pisarri, Pam 518-506-1554

Rip Van Winkle Realty was founded in 1985 and has grown to be a leader in Real Estate in Greene County, New York-the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Region. We serve Greene, Columbia, Albany, Rensselaer, Ulster and Schoharie Counties. We utilize the latest technology to represent our sellers and buyers in residential, commercial, and vacant land sales. We offer incomparable marketing, listing syndication, media, and services to our sellers and buyers. Our professional, experienced, and knowledgeable staff of Licensed Real Estate Agents & Associate Brokers bring buyers and sellers together serving them with quality, commitment, and professionalism. We are conveniently located at 1169 State Route 23 in Catskill, near the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, only minutes away from the NYS Thruway Exit 21 or the bridge approach. Stop in for a warm welcome, call us at 518-943-5303, or email

Rip Van Winkle Realty is committed to our local community.

We are active members of the Columbia-Greene Board of Realtors, the NYS Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Our agents are civic-minded, and belong to various organizations that help to improve our community.

Our Services

We provide a comprehensive range of services to help our clients through their real estate transactions quickly, efficiently and easily.

Free Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

We can give you an assessment of your property’s market value by comparing it with similar properties that have recently sold so that it can be competitive with other listings on the market. We will further discuss your goals and how we can achieve them in the current market.

Setting the New Standard for Listings and Sales

We utilize the latest technology for pictures, interior and exterior video, virtual tours, and aerial photography to enhance your home or property's listing on the market. As a result, the buyer experiences your home or property with the latest technology, photography, and media.

Pre-qualifying & Assisting Buyers

By helping buyers to see what is a comfortable price range for them, both the buyer and seller can rest assured that their transaction will close with little wasted time. We will walk our buyers through the buying process step by step. We will provide a map and walk with our buyers throughout their purchase from finding a home or property, getting financing, performing an inspection and an appraisal, and preparing to close the purchase.

Representing Investors & Foreclosures

Rip Van Winkle Mountain Realty is a HUD Certified Selling Broker. Its partner organization-Premier Realty Services is a HUD Certified Local Listing Broker. Our knowledge and experience will provide the best insight and information for our investors who are looking to purchase multi-family properties, commercial properties, foreclosures, and land.

Contact Us for a Free Consultation Today!

Rip Van Winkle Realty 1169 State Route 23 Catskill, NY 12414 License # 10311206649
  • Our Location

    1169 State Route 23, catskill, ny 12414

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  • Commercial / Investment Real Estate

    Rip Van Winkle Realty assists and serves Investors to buy and sell all types of commercial, multi-family, and investment properties.  With over 180+ years of combined experience, our brokers/agents find the best investment properties for our investors based on their buying criteria and investment goals.  We aggressively negotiate on behalf of our investors gaining the […]