Blog :: 04-2010

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. 

Berkshire Vintage Perfection. Adaptive Reuse Condominiums

Adaptive Reuse is a process that adapts buildings for new uses while retaining their historic features.  The simplest example of architectural adaptive reuse is the antique barn resurrected as a unique and stunning new residential home.   Initially architects and structural engineers evaluate foundations, beams, columns and flooring to [...]

Stockbridge Real Estate- Living the Simple Life



Living the simple life the Stockbridge Real Estate way 

  This May plan yourself a day exploring some of the most historical real estate in the Berkshires.  Choose a Colonial (1730's) or a Gilded Age ( read Carnegie and Vanderbilt) Cottage Mansion for your architectural tour and see both in one small Berkshire County town.  [...]

No Deal. Qualified Seller? Maybe Not.




No Deal. Qualified Seller? Maybe Not. 

 The moments we remember fondly always involve wonderful times in life when everyone seems contented and things just hum along happily.  In real estate terms, good markets are when things are more or less "in balance."  In the Berkshires, we remember this period as the all time great "seller's [...]

Open the Floodgate_Lower the Price


Open the Floodgate- Lower the Price

A recent article in the New York Times carried the title "Dry Your Eyes and Lower the Price."  That is timely advice if your home is on the market this season.   Lots of tissue will come in handy as your realtor provides you with a market analysis, which may indicate that homes are selling from 9% to [...]