Selling Your Home

Williamstown real estate agent| Seller's of property disclosure form high priority

Seller’s Property Disclosure Forms  –   Make This A High Priority

There is a push pull going on right now over the use of seller property disclosure forms in Berkshire County and surrounding areas in Vermont and New York where we are licensed to conduct our real estate business. Some attorneys have been advising their seller clients not to [...]

History of Real Estate Agency

 


Trudy the real estate matchmaker
 

Once upon a time, a long long time ago a farmer and his wife were facing hard times as their family grew larger but so busy were they that they had no time to look for a larger farm. All the adjoining land in their valley was already owned and being cultivated by other farmers.  This is the rest of the


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Stockbridge MA Home


Stockbridge MA Main Street in Holiday Dress
 

What do I really want when I sell my Stockbridge MA  home?

These are a few of the things I certainly want.   I want an excellent price when I sell my Stockbridge MA  home.  Preferably a  specific price for my Stockbridge house because I am a seller who knows the value of property in Stockbridge


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Berkshire Home Value- Guarding it

The value of your Berkshire home is precious to you.  We searched the web for you to find ways to enhance that value and protect it.  When you are ready to buy a Berkshire home or sell your Berkshire property we are here for [...]

Berkshire Real Estate Agent -How much to real estate agents make?

Berkshire Real Estate Agent Salaries

How much gross income does a Berkshire Real Estate agent make.  It varies everywhere.   However Point2 which provides internet marketing to Berkshire Real Estate Agents has done the math for us using the median salary found on Salary.com.   A Berkshire real estate agent would need to sell 8.45 homes at a [...]

Berkshire County Real Estate|The difference between listing and selling


What do you see? What does a buyer see?

Do You Want to List Your Berkshire County property or SELL it?

If seller places their Berkshire County property for sale on the market they absolutely want to sell.

Right?

Maybe.

Hiring a Berkshire County Realtor®, putting out the "for sale" sign, placing a "multiple listing service" entry, requesting

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Berkshire Home. To list or SELL. That is the question.

A "for sale" sign on a Berkshire property does not always mean the owner wants to SELL the home.  Owner motivation has everything to do with whether or not a property is positioned in the market to sell actually SELL. The owner may want to receive a price for the home unrelated to the actual market value of the [...]

Berkshires Fair Market Value pricing for Sellers


Comparing a recently listed home with local trends.

Berkshires Fair Market Value Defined and Revisited  in 2013

OK, so Berkshire County home sellers are depressed and teeter between hope and worry. Meanwhile local Berkshire home buyers are confused and hesitant.  Most Berkshire real estate agents and brokers fall somewhere in the middle

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Berkshire Real Estate Agent Williamstown MA|Kevin White

Real Estate Agent | Broker in Williamstown MA.  Kevin White joined Harsch Associates to direct the sales of the new Cable Mills Condominiums on Water Street that are being developed by Mitchell Properties of Boston. While Cable Mills remains Kevin's focus, is also available to clients buying Berkshire County properties or selling their Berkshire [...]

Berkshire Real Estate Agent | Carolyn Umlauf

Carolyn Umlauf is a licensed Massachusetts real estate agent and Broker in Berkshire County.  Carolyn is also licensed as a real estate agent in Southern Vermont.  As a Berkshire real estate agent I share my knowledge of the Berkshires in general  along with the special features of each Berkshire County town especially Williamstown where [...]

Berkshire County Real Estate| Selling your home.

Williamstown Real Estate Market  Value Opinions.  BEWARE of agents promising big profits.

Sellers of Williamstown MA real estate tend to seek the advice of several local Realtors ® who will  provide them with guidance and a market value opinion upon which to base a starting listing price for the property.  SELLER BEWARE! Home valuation [...]

Berkshire College Towns

Williamstown Real Estate- College Town Living

Williamstown MA real estate agency Harsch Associates offers our readers this  article from the Canada Free Press.   The article appeared on July 31, 2012 and offers the benefits of living in a college town.

Williamstown MA and North Adam s MA are home to several colleges.  Harsch Associates has been serving Berkshire County since 1979 and with over 3000 homes sold.  Visit our  [...]

Berkshire County Real Estate Market 2012

1987 sales compared with 2012 sales in Berkshire County

The silver lining in the present Berkshire County real estate market is the trend we see in rising numbers of transactions leading sellers to believe optimistically that the bottom of the market has been reached. . Total closed sales in Williamstown through May this year were 19, up [...]

Berkshire Real Estate| Good Investment?

The Plight of Today's Seller of Real Estate

The typical seller in today's Berkshire real estate market reflects the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and finally acceptance....that the values and their life savings along with those former values, have tumbled beyond recovery in the foreseeable [...]

Williamstown Real Estate agency announces Donation Recipients

Harsch Associates Real Estate is pleased to announce the Spring 2012 recipients of the real estate firm's Charitable Gifting Program.

 

Harsch Associates sets aside 1% of its gross pretax income from each sale and the buyer/seller chooses their favorite charity organizations to receive the money. Listing property or buying property through a [...]

How much is my Property Worth| Williamstown and the Berkshires Real Estate

Winners and Losers in Real Estate

How Much Is That Person's Coffee Mug ( Seller's Property) Worth?

Why is it more difficult now to bring buyers and sellers together in real estate transactions than just a few years ago? Princeton economist Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winning author of Thinking Fast and Thinking Slow sheds light on this seemingly perplexing question. Take a simple coffee mug for [...]

Williamstown Home Sales Upswing First Quarter of 2012

The Article Below is Courtesy of  www.iBerkshires.com an online news source for Berkshire County MA residents

Berkshire County Housing Market On Upswing

By Stephen Dravis Special to iBerkshires 07:10PM / Saturday, April 07, 2012

 

Berkshire County Real Estate as well as Williamstown Real Estate is showing anecdotal evidence of a good start in [...]

Real Estate Agent Berkshire County- What does your Harsch Associates Agent Do?

What do you do to earn your fee?

You have decided to list your Berkshire property with a discount agency or perhaps sell your Berkshire County property on a "for sale by owner" website. You know that Real Estate Agents  will usually charge a flat fee percentage of the sale price for selling your house. You believe that Realtors® get

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Selling your Berkshire home? What celebrities can you identify who are also selling?

 

Selling your Berkshire real estate can be frustrating in this buyer's market to say the least.  You have done all the right things including cleaning away clutter, increasing the curb appeal and even hired a stager to give you ideas on how to present your home in the best light.  Still no action.  You are not alone.  Even stars have [...]

Williams College Williamstown MA is number one in the nation

Williams College Williamstown MA is the best in the nation again 2011.

Forbes Magazine recently announced that Williams College in Williamstown MA is rated #1 in the nation.  See the article below courtesy of  ABC online news.

"For the second year in a row, Williams College, a small, western-Massachusetts liberal arts school, has been [...]