Real Estate In The Berkshire

Best Kept Secret of the Berkshires- The Best Place to Live and Flourish

Those of us fortunate enough to live in Williamstown are really rather reluctant to tell too many people about it because, well, we like it like this. Everyone knows how beautiful Martha's Vineyard and Block Island are, how swanky the Hamptons are, how upscale Newport is, and just how crowded and expensive they all are but well, again, we really would rather keep Williamstown the way it is.

Moving in or Moving Out of the Berkshires, find out which states are most active. We can help sell your home quickly.

Buying a home in The Berkshires of Massachusetts?  Or selling to  move to warmer climates???  No matter, Harsch is here to help you sell at the best price in the most efficient time to match your needs.  We also help new buyers to get the home they want at the right price that meets your budget.  We have some of the most experienced real estate agents in the industry and in the BERKSHIRES.  Give us a call to begin your next real estate transaction.  We can get the job done- right price, right time and right location.

Read more about data from United Van Lines describing where people are moving to and from by clicking the photo to right.  We provide a small screen shot of 2018 figures for Massachusetts.  Information courtesy of United Van Lines.

Buying and Selling a Home in Massachusetts| Your Rights as a Buyer or Seller

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.

Buy a Berkshire Home?

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.

Harsch Real Estate|Preparing Your Home For Winter- An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

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.

The River Houses Condominiums at Cable Mills| Berkshires Living PLUS Urban Style!

 

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.

Williamstown MA Real Estate Report Up to Date and On Target 2017

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.

Berkshires Condomium- Contemporary cutting edge design that will make Berkshire Living everything and anything but the ordinary.

Berkshires Condomium- Contemporary cutting edge design that will make Berkshire Living everything and anything but the ordinary.

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 [...]

Berkshires Home Market Snapshot for the first 117 days of 2015

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 [...]

Real Estate Agents and Doctors Have a Common Trait

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 [...]

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 [...]