The most common real estate listing contract in Massachusetts is an "exclusive right to sell" agreement. Under an "exclusive right to sell" agreement the listing broker is given the right to earn a fee for professional services if the property is sold by anyone, including to a buyer located solely through the efforts of the owner.
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.
Buying Berkshire County Lenox or Stockbridge real estate is most cost-effective when the owner plans on staying put for at least a few years. If you’re uncertain of your future and cannot commit to one location for a few years, buying a home may not be the smartest move.
Get ready for winter. For owners of Berkshire homes that will be vacant over the coming winter months, it is strongly advised that an individual or service company be hired to routinely check on the home or condo to insure everything remains in working order.
Log home in Southern Vermont Berkshire Mountains. For Sale Now. Close to Williamstown MA, North Adams MA, Bennington VT, and all the ski resorts and cultural events offered by the Berkshires.
Berkshire Realtor| She Works Hard For The Money... A breakdown of the work Harsch Associates Berkshire Full Service Real Estate Agents perform for each client. It is a 24-7 job and we do it proudly. Finally an answer to how your agent earns his/her salary (easy answer = hard work).
Harsch Associates Berkshire Real Estates has created this Word Find Puzzle for those of you who love The Williamstown Theater Festival 2018. You will find the names of the stars, the names of the plays and the much more theater speak. PLUS..solve the puzzle and receive a $10 check to the Williamstown Restaurant of your choice.
The River Houses at Cable Mills will provide all new construction, allowing for a wonderful opportunity to add custom upgrade options prior to completion.
New construction is equated with new appliances and energy systems and therefore lower utility bills. A newly built home also requires less maintenance as everything is new, which often can translate to lower maintenance costs overall.
Take this Homebuyers Guide with you as you begin your Berkshires search and save your self hours of searching. Find the right new home for you with a minimum of appointments and disappointments.
To Buy or not to Buy…That is the Question
Buying a house is a big decision and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. The debate between knowing when to rent and when to take the “buying plunge” is one of life’s many obstacles. Young, first-time owners may go back and forth between choosing to sign another lease or invest in their own home. [...]
There are currently 15 pending sales ranging in list price from $115,000 to $899,000 in Williamstown Massachusetts. Located in Northern Berkshire County easily accessible to The Clark, Williams College and MCLA.
A transaction broker is not considered a dual agent; dual agency involves an agent or broker who works with both parties, but who is working in the best interest of the seller only. A transaction broker does not "work for" either the buyer or seller, but instead acts as a neutral party between both sides. This blog helps you understand the differences in roles your real estate agent can play.
Berkshires Condomium- Contemporary cutting edge design that will make Berkshire Living everything and anything but the ordinary.
Purchasing a Williamstown, Lenox, Stockbridge or Great Barrington home soon? Unexpected costs at the closing table.
The Berkshire & Bennington County Sweet Spot
Safety is Now Added to All the Other Reasons for Choosing to Live Here
Did you know that “according to a report by personal finance Web site WalletHub” as reported by Laurie Kulikowski, Vermont is #1 and Massachusetts is #2 among the 50 states and DC for personal safety? Wow, that doesn’t catch me [...]
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 [...]
How to Optimize the Outcome of your Berkshire home sale in a challenging market
- Check your own motivation for selling your home in the Berkshires. Unless you are sincere and have a strong reason for selling you would likely be wasting your time. Selling in hopes of making a huge profit is not an indication of motivation. That is [...]
I like to read tea leaves, astrological signs and phases of the moon to forecast real estate trends.
Actually that is not true however I thought that might catch the reader’s attention. Did it catch yours? Instead I watch two things to develop my forecasts for our region; statistical comparisons year over year and the pulse of activity [...]
What trait do real estate agents and doctors have in common? Both are obligated to do no harm to their clients. The Hippocratic Oath is taken by all physicians. First and foremost this document states the physician "shall do no harm." Real estate agents are ethically bound by the same rule "do no [...]
Williamstown MA and Williams College and Harsch Real Estate can all be found in Northern Berkshire County MA along with The Clark Art Museum, Williamstown Theatre Festival and the renown Taconic Golf Course. Once a Mohican Indiana hunting ground and later used to prevent the Dutch who had settled in New York State from encroaching on [...]
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