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Spotlight on Clifton Park

Vischer Ferry in the Clifton Park NY regionClifton Park is a popular Capital District town located south of Saratoga Springs and north of Albany. Its southernmost location in Saratoga County provides commuters with easy access to nearby employment opportunities, both in the county as well as in the Albany/Schenectady/Troy area, yet residents enjoy an environment that reflects the suburban appeal of the town’s many neighborhoods and hamlets.

Perks of Living in Clifton Park, NY

Local Attractions & Conveniences

Capital District residents often think of Clifton Park as a popular place to shop and dine, and the Exit 9 area offers a wide variety of familiar retail and restaurant chains. For many, this adds to the area’s appeal as everything you could possibly need can usually be found just a short drive away.

Additionally, Clifton Park isn’t far from Albany, Saratoga, and the Lake George Region. This makes a wide variety of events and attractions in the surrounding geographic area easily accessible from homes in the Clifton Park area. Everything from nature preserves to world-class entertainment venues will be just a short drive away.

Strong School District

And, if easy access to metropolitan areas, work, dining and shopping isn’t enough to entice homeowners, the town’s schools generally receive high marks. The Shenendehowa Central School District boasts a graduation rate of 91%, above many other districts in the surrounding area.

Employment Opportunities

As mentioned previously, Clifton Park is a terrific location when it comes to employment opportunities. Its proximity to the Albany/Schenectady/Troy area makes it an easy commute to the many job opportunities within the Capital Region. Clifton Park’s location in Saratoga County also provides easy access to jobs throughout the county, as well as in surrounding counties, including Warren, Washington and Rensselaer.

Shopping for a Home in Clifton Park, NY

It should be no surprise that while housing demand has fallen overall, finding the Clifton Park home of your dreams – at the price you want – can sometimes still prove challenging. As of April 2021, Zillow shows the median price of homes currently listed in the area is $226,622.

Once you’ve found the right home at the right price, you’ll need the right mortgage. That’s where Maple Tree Funding can help. Our ability to work with dozens of lenders gives you an advantage. We work for you, not the banks, and offer a wide variety of mortgage programs. We’ve even helped those who have been turned down elsewhere.

In addition, we can help you with mortgage pre-approval. This will help you and your real estate agent focus in on only those homes you can afford, and lets sellers and their agents know that you’re serious, giving you a potential edge should there be more than one interested party.

First Time Home Buyers in Clifton Park

Are you looking to purchase your first home in Clifton Park, NY? We’d love to help you make your dream of home ownership a reality! At Maple Tree Funding, we specialize in working with first time home buyers and will help you navigate the home buying process from start to finish.

Check out our First Time Home Buyers Guide to learn more about what we have to offer for first time home buyers specifically.

Ready to get started? Give us a call today at 518-782-1202 or contact us online to get the conversation started. We’d be happy to help you understand how much home you can afford and review the types of mortgages that are right for you, based on the area of Clifton Park you wish to purchase your home in, as well as your financial circumstances.

Interested in learning more about what types of mortgages are available to home buyers in Clifton Park, NY? You can find details about the mortgage options available in Saratoga County right here.

Editor’s note: This content was originally published in 2014 but has been updated as of April 2021.

Posted in Upstate New York Neighborhoods on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 by Maple Tree Funding