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realtor: When We Work Together We All Benefit: Open Houses in Western MA on Facebook! - 04/22/10 08:23 PM
My good friend and business partner, Diane Guercio, presented a great community page idea this week that she was sweet enough to let me borrow. She created a facebook community page, Open Houses in Central MA with the idea that all area agents, home sellers and buyers would be able to find the week's open house information in one spot on the most heavily trafficed site: Facebook. I saw it and thought, "Brilliant!". After garnering her permission to borrow her idea I launched Open Houses in Western MA.
I have already invited many real estate professionals that I know (1 comments)
realtor: Be Sure to Check out "Age of Conversation 3" I am excited to be one of the Authors! - 04/05/10 09:44 PM
"Age of Conversation 3" is getting ready to head to print and I am excited to be one of the authors! This book on social media will feature my contribution on "Taking Twitter Face to Face". I am very excited about this opportunity. Visit the managing author's blog post about the upcoming publication. The following is the complete list of authors for the book: (0 comments)
realtor: The Real Estate For Sale Sign of The Future - 03/23/10 10:36 PM
Real estate is said to be the second oldest profession in the world (no jokes please) and for much of its history the standard operating procedure didn’t change a whole lot. When I began my real estate career in 1988 (again, hold the humor) there was no internet. We collected a book of postage stamp sized, grainy, black & white photographs on crappy newsprint paper every two weeks: that was the multiple listing book. You carried that book with you to meet buyers and sellers and tried to fathom which properties might be of interest from these lackluster and teeny tiny (3 comments)
As a real estate agent in Westfield, Western Massachusetts, I get that question a lot. My answer changes, but lately the answer has been, "it is good!" to which I get a lot of surprised responses. Well, I wouldn't blow smoke...I have proof that Western Massachusetts real estate is improving! Let me start with my own office's numbers. Park Square Realty in Westfield and Agawam has the following to report: Some statistics right from our Show Desk Tracking System- Park Square Listings: First 2 Months of 2009... 345 Showings... 12 Pendings. First 2 Months (0 comments)
realtor: Now is The Time to Sell Your Home in Western Massachusetts! - 02/19/10 04:00 PM
I recently did a video explaining the home buyer tax credits and why they make it such an ideal time to buy a home in Western Massachusetts. Home sellers, you can benefit from this tax credit, too! The buyers are out in record numbers and we are seeing a lot of activity on well priced homes for sale. The buyers who haven't found the right home, yet, will be excited to see fresh inventory hit the market. If you have been considering making a move, now might be the perfect time. In addition to the increased buyer activity, there is a (0 comments)
I have been helping buyers and sellers with their real estate decisions in Western Massachusetts for over 20 years! If you are thinking of taking advantage of the first time home buyer tax credit, get in touch...I love to help! Don't forget we have to have a home picked out and (1 comments)
Western Massachusetts Repeat Home Buyers: If you are considering making a move to reap the reward of the $6,500 tax credit, working with me can raise your credit up to $7,100! The federal housing tax credit guidelines for existing home owners allows for up to $6,500 for buyers who are under contract to purchase by April 31, 2010 and who close on the property prior to July 1, 2010. What is the definition of a move-up or repeat home buyer? The law defines a tax credit qualified move-up home buyer (“long-time resident”) as a person who has owned and resided (0 comments)
realtor: Tick Tock Tick Tock the Home Buyer Tax Credit is on the Clock! - 01/26/10 11:59 AM
APRIL 30, 2010 That is when the home buyer tax credit expires. No kidding. No rumors of extensions. GONE. If you are a first time homebuyer, you must close on your new home by April 30, 2010 to collect up to $8,000 in tax benefits. Other buyers who may qualify for the "Step Up" Home buyer credit must be in contract by April 30, 2010 with a closing no later than July 1, 2010 to collect up to $6,500. My blog post on the tax credit extension has a complete guideline for your review.
Flash-Toys The clock is running out (0 comments)
realtor: Gorgeous Ranch Home For Sale in Shaker Heights, Westfield, MA - 01/13/10 05:23 PM
Don't delay: make an appointment to see this well maintained, updated ranch in desirable Shaker Heights, Westfield, MA! Recently updated kitchen with lovely cabinets and solid countertops, updated bath, refinished wood floors, fireplace, finished basement, inground pool and so much more! For more information you can: Text 287FALLEY to 368266 (0 comments)
realtor: Homebuyer Tax Credit Changes for both First Time Homebuyers and Current Home Owners! - 01/07/10 01:32 PM
The rush of the holidays is over and the real estate market is heating up. Buyers are contacting me daily and the energy in the Western Massachusetts housing market is GOOD! What a difference a year makes: this time last year was the slowest I have ever been in real estate....I am glad things are moving in a positive direction for all of us! The revised tax credit is part of what is stimulating buyers to get motivated early on in the year. I wanted to take a moment to make sure that you have current and accurate information about the (2 comments)
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