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By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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 Single Family Home Sales Report- March 2018 Pioneer Valley- MassachusettsFranklin, Hampshire and Hampden CountiesSource - Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley Pioneer Valley Sales down 15.4% Median Price up 7.5%  Pioneer Valley all 3 CountiesSales down 15.4% ~ Median Price up 7.5%   2017 20...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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 Single Family Home Sales Report- February 2018 Pioneer Valley- MassachusettsFranklin, Hampshire and Hampden CountiesSource - Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley Pioneer Valley Sales up 27.4% Median Price up 8.3%  Pioneer Valley all 3 CountiesSales up 17.2% ~ Median Price up 1.0%   2017 201...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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  'Tis the season .... Spring cleaning - YEAH!! So where to begin?I use the WW then F & F plan Windows, Walls, Furniture then FloorsStarting with the windows, Making them shine, will give you the encouragement to keep going.... While you are washing them, why not clean the curtains! Here is a few...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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   The 2018 Paint Colors Of The Year For Your Home from the major paint companies    Each year professionals in creative trades wait with bated breath for the color of the year to be announced. This announcement, much like the groundhog's shadow, is looked to as a prediction of the design landsca...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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The 2018 Paint Colors Of The Year For Your Home   Each year professionals in creative trades wait with bated breath for the color of the year to be announced. This announcement, much like the groundhog's shadow, is looked to as a prediction of the design landscape ahead. But unlike the shadow, t...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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 Single Family Home Sales Report- January 2018 Pioneer Valley- MassachusettsFranklin, Hampshire and Hampden CountiesSource - Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley Pioneer Valley Sales up 17.2% Median Price up 1.0%  Pioneer Valley all 3 CountiesSales up 17.2% ~ Median Price up 1.0%   2017 2018...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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Staging 103- No Tricks - Just Tips I've been asked on occasion, "Isn't staging a home just a TRICK to get a Buyer to buy their home? You know like the Chevy Chase movie.... "Funny Farm" when he was having a hard time selling their house so they hired everyone in town to pretend it was a quaint Ne...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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Staging 102 - How do you Stage your Home? What are your choices?FIRST...  It depends...  Is your house is vacant or furnished? If the house is furnished you have a 3 choices. DIY - Do-It-Yourself Entertain the advise of your Real Estate Professional or  Hire a Professional Stager  DIY - Do It You...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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Staging 101What is Staging? What does it do?...and WHY?                       What is Staging?The Oxford dictionary's definition of STAGING is: The activity or practice of styling and furnishing a property for sale in such a way as to enhance its attractiveness to potential buyers. Staging has be...

By Jim Mushinsky
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A Heath MA home buyer should receive a brochure, Home Inspectors Facts for Consumers Sheet, at the time of the signing of the first written contract to purchase. A standard home inspection in Massachusetts is a visual examination of the physical structure and major interior systems of a residenti...

By Jim Mushinsky
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A Hawley MA home buyer should receive a brochure, Home Inspectors Facts for Consumers Sheet, at the time of the signing of the first written contract to purchase. A standard home inspection in Massachusetts is a visual examination of the physical structure and major interior systems of a resident...

By Jim Mushinsky
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A Gill MA home buyer should receive a brochure, Home Inspectors Facts for Consumers Sheet, at the time of the signing of the first written contract to purchase. A standard home inspection in Massachusetts is a visual examination of the physical structure and major interior systems of a residentia...

By Jim Mushinsky
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An Erving MA home buyer should receive a brochure, Home Inspectors Facts for Consumers Sheet, at the time of the signing of the first written contract to purchase. A standard home inspection in Massachusetts is a visual examination of the physical structure and major interior systems of a residen...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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Why is the Front Door such an important part of your Home? The Front Door is the first thing that people notice when they come up to your home. It makes a statement as to who lives there. It's a direct reflection of who you are. Your personality. and...It's a preview of what they will see inside....

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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When is the BEST time to put your house on the Market?  When it is ready for prospective Buyer to see it.  Many homeowners think that putting their house on the market in the early Spring is a good time to list their house. Spring time is a great time to put your house on the market. - But it has...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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Top 10 things Sellers Need from their REALTOR   Be a REALTOR. Not every Real Estate licensee is a REALTOR. REALTORS subscribe to the code of ethics of the National Association of REALTORS. They invest in their business and their education. Many have earned NAR designations that help them advance ...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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  Mold means money.  A vent fan Nightmare.   Men covered head to toe in Hazmat outfits, rooms taped off, large fans running, disinfectant solutions, painting and sealing of wood and several thousand dollars later the homeowner can now come back to their home after evacuating while the work was be...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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Single Family Home Sales for the Pioneer Valley, Franklin County, Hampshire County, Hampden County in February 2013 drop 0.9% ever so slightly from 223 in February 2012 to 221 while the Median price rose 7.1% from $155,000 in February 2012 to $166,000 in February 2013.The Inventory for single fa...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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In Real Estate the most talked about and most well known cycle is The Real Estate Market Cycle in Greenfield, Franklin County and Western Mass and Beyond. You hear people saying that "We're in a Sellers Market" or "It's a Buyers Market" or that "the Market is Leveling off".  You've heard the term...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
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It's Time to Check your Smoke Detectors & Carbon Monoxide Detectors. Every time you move your clocks ahead.. in the Spring and Back in the fall, it is important to check your smoke detectors to make sure they are working properly and change the batteries. It is a requirement that the Smoke Detect...

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