Blog :: 02-2011

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. 

Making your Universe safe- Universal Home Design

Picture this:  you arrive home late from a long day at work, you have an armful of groceries along with the mail  and your trying to turn that door knob and get in without dropping everything.  Sounds pretty routine doesn't it?     It would be much easier if the door had a lever style handle that you could just push down.  Also a wider [...]

Harsch Real Estate Pays it Forward

Paul Harsch and Dave Rempell (Williamstown Town Youth Center)

            Paul Harsch of Harsch Associates Berkshire Real Estate believes in community first. Harsch states, "It is a core value of our agency."  We  announced the Harsch Charitable Gifting Program  recipients of our 2010 campaign today and checks are being mailed to all [...]

Williamstown Real Estate- Is that listing REALLY new?

Churning a listing.  Resetting the clock.  NEW listing.  Really?   Churning the listing occurs when a seller takes their home off the market for a few days or weeks and then re-introduces the home as new to the market.  Churning a listing is as old as the real estate sales profession.  At one time I suppose it was easier to convince a buyer [...]

Wall Street Journal Reviews The Clark's Portrait Exhibit

Williamstown, Mass. 

This article is authored by Karen Wilken of the Wall Street Journal

Ms. Wilkin writes about art for the Journal.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute here is a magnet for summer visitors. A quirky collection with many high points, special summer exhibitions, a recently completed building by Tadao Ando, walking


Going, going, gone!


Writing about Williamstown Real Estate and Berkshire county in general we do not foresee auctions on the rise but we do see real estate activity on the upswing. The increase in real estate sales activity will be welcome news for Berkshire County sellers who have endured some pretty lean years since the bubble burst in [...]

Delicate Balance

Delicate Balance 

The Berkshires are a spectacular geographical location that blends culture, proximity to urban amenities yet sufficient distance from urban sprawl along with unmatched natural scenic splendor.  Apparently, the experts agree since the Berkshires are cited in National Geographic's Traveler magazine as one of the top 10 [...]

Heart and Home and You


As Valentines Day approaches we at Harsch Associates Berkshire Real Estate think of candy, roses, hearts, and the color red. February is the month we celebrate love and pay homage to Cupid.  It is also American Heart Health month. Most people are aware that heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, yet we still seem to [...]