Blog :: 09-2014

Market Watch Update!

Market WatchWWLP News reported that Massachusetts single-family home sales for the month of August is down by 7%, while the Pioneer Valley has increased by 8%.  That is fantastic news for us in the Pioneer Valley!  Median price of homes have dropped to $205,000 for the Pioneer Valley, however, that is an increase of 3.5% since August of 2009.  Check out the article by clicking HERE.

Feel free to check out available homes throughout the Pioneer Valley at CBUMR.com.  Our professional, knowledgeable agents are ready to server all your real estate needs.

Kidde recalling some smoke, CO detectors

smoke-detectorLocal Boston station announced today a large recall on Home Smoke/CO detectors by Kidde.  Affected units may not reset after a power outage, leaving your home and family vulnerable. Click the link below to read the complete article

Kidde recalling some smoke, CO detectors | Money - WCVB Home.

Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTORS keep up to date with the local and state regulations regarding Smoke & CO Detectors.  For more information read our blog post on "What You Need to Know".  Helpful post on purchasing the right system for you and your home.

 

Open Houses - Hampshire County, MA

CB OH SignColdwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTORS are opening doors to home ownership. This weekend you are welcome to visit the following homes to consider as your next home purchase.

Hampshire & Hampden County Open Houses - September 6th & 7th, 2014

Open Saturday 1pm-3pm

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Open Saturday 1:30pm-3pm

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Open Sunday 12pm-2pm

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Open Sunday 1pm-3pm

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Open Sunday 1pm-3pm

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Open Sunday 10am-12pm

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Open Sunday 1pm-3pm

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Weekend Open Houses-Franklin County MA

CB OH SignColdwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTORS are opening doors to home ownership. This weekend you are welcome to visit the following homes to consider as your next home purchase.

Franklin County Open Houses - September 6th & 7th, 2014

Open Saturday 11am-1pm

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Open Saturday 12pm-1:30pm

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Open Sunday 11am-1pm

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Open Sunday 11am-1pm

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Open Sunday 12pm-2pm

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Open Sunday 12pm-2pm

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Open Sunday 2pm-4pm

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Checklist for Pricing Your Home

CB-for sale 3You have decided to sell. But before you put the sign in the yard there are some things you will want to make sure you have done. Time spent doing research and setting the right price will most likely yield you a better return in the end. A home is only worth what a buyer is willing to pay for it. 

The process can be overwhelming - Where Do I Start?

Your Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTOR has all the resources necessary to help your choose the right listing price for your home.  We list and sell real estate throughout the Pioneer Valley every day.  With our local knowledge and national reach you have all the tools working for you with Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTORS.

Track your neighborhood values

Our REALTORS can track home values right in your neighborhood, find out what homes similar to yours are selling for, so you will have a good idea what your home is worth.

Buyer or seller market

Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTORS, live and work in Western Mass 365 days a year, they know how to judge whether it's a sellers' market or a buyers' market in your neighborhood. Remember that all real estate is local. You will want to research things like interest rates, home inventory, job forecasts, and even time of year.

Research inventory

How many homes are for sale? If you live in a desirable neighborhood and there aren't many homes for sale, you will have a clear edge here. However, if you see lots of homes on the market and they're not selling very quickly, you might have to reduce the price you had in mind.  Our agents watch the stats on the local market daily, just to be able to help home owners, like your, make some of the most important decisions of your lives.

Call us today, we look forward to helping you reach your real estate dreams!

So. Deerfield: 413-665-3771     .     Shelburne Falls:  413-625-6366

Amherst:  413.461-3650          .          Florence:  413-586-8355   

 

 

Market Watch-Hampshire County, MA

Market WatchThe Real Estate Market in Hampshire County, Massachusetts continues to be active.  The graph below shows the market activity for the month of August 2014. 

The most active part of the single-family sale market is over $300,000 with the highest property sold costing $535,000.  Today, September 2nd there are 757 single-family homes for sale.  Call your Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTOR today to begin your home search.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Single Family Homes for Sale Aug. 2014: 757

Average Days on Market: 163 Average List Price: $341,385

Single Family Under Agreement: 97 Average Days on Market: 125 Average Price: $272,053 Median Price: $249,900

Single Family Homes Sold: 111 Average Days on Market: 106 Average Sale Price: $290,237 Median Sale Price $285,000 Highest Sale Price: $535,000 Lowest Sale Price: $69,500

Homes Sold Over $300,000: 48 Homes Sold in $200,000 Range: 41 Homes Sold Up to $199,900: 22