Blog :: 2014

Berkshire Real Estate is our profession.  Here at Harsch Associates Real Estate we have sold over $527 Million Dollars of property all over the Berkshires including Williamstown, Lenox, Stockbridge and Great Barrington.  As a Realtor Emeritus, Paul Harsch has more than 40 years of experience in guiding sales to closings.  Our real estate agents offer the professionalism you expect from Top Producers.  Call us today to begin your journey from sale to SOLD. 

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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Stockbridge Homes for Sale

Stockbridge homes  for sale this week  (October 10, 2014) number around 75.  Stockbridge is a small New England  town whose population


Scenic Stockbridge MA

numbers about 2,000 during the winter months but swells to double that number during the spring, summer and fall as tourists flock to Stockbridge.   You are sure to find a castle or

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Berkshire Home |Like a private park


4.25 acres in town near MCLA and Mass MOCA

 Spacious 4,082 sq. ft. home in desirable neighborhood on 4.25 acres with woodland pond. Wonderful barn with loft for livestock, workshop, etc.... Beautifully maintained yard & gardens, and elevated deck w/

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Berkshires Best Small Town in America Williamstown MA

The Best Small Town in America Williamstown MA


Best Small Town in America Williamstown MA


The Village Beautiful

Everyone has their own favorite and usually it's the town they grew up in or live in, or at least I hope many can feel that way about where they live. For me, Williamstown MA is the best small town in America and I thought I'd


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Berkshires The Clark Art Institute Williamstown MA

 


YouTube video of The Clark Art Tadao Ando Visitors Center. Click Here.

Clark Art Institute Williamstown MA will host a grand opening July 4, 2014. Thousands are expected in Williamstown to view this architectural delight and the collections.   The information that follows courtesy of

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Berkshire Home for sale "The Gorge"


New Ashford Rustic Retreat called "The Gorge"

Berkshire home for sale is a property with rustic ambience set on "The Gorge" actually a rushing stream.  This home borders a beautiful stream with dramatic rock walls and falls, here is your Berkshire County second home retreat, harking back to a simpler time. No fancy high end granite

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Business for sale in Pittsfield MA Neighborhood Bar/Tavern


Local tavern/bar for sale in Pittsfield MA. In business since 1990.

Business for sale in Pittsfield MA neighborhood bar and tavern located on Madison Ave.  This very well run Pittsfield bar business has enjoyed a peaceful reputation, steady growth and a loyal following over many years. Now after being in the same family for 24 years it's

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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 Real Estate|Where will you live?

Where will you live ?  Clean air, clean water, safe communities.

We have added a white paper produced by the National Association of Realtors® to our Berkshire Real Estate website that can be viewed by clicking the house icon to the right in this [...]

Berkshire County Spring equals adventures New England Style


Berkshire County New England living.

Spring in the Berkshires!   Take a moment to experience Berkshire County living through these articles and photos from Western Massachusetts.  We invite inquiries about Berkshire County and the properties for sale in the Berkshires.  We are a locally owned real estate agency in business for more than 40

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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 [...]

Berkshire Home-Inspect to Protect


Inspect to Protect

In Berkshire County Real Estate it is routine to have various inspections performed when purchasing a home. In Massachusetts one inspection is mandatory and that is the Title Five Septic Inspection.   For buyers seeking a bank mortgage other inspections may be required. The types of  Berkshire real estate inspections vary

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