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Home Selling in Berkshire County : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Mar 18, 2013
Vera Gonzalez answered:
Ed,

Depending on your area. People will generally say on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. I had a seller who had the most traffic in their area on Thursday night between 4-9 pm.

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Tue Jan 28, 2014
Jonathan Dalton answered:
Are you trying to list your property here on Trulia, Joseph? If so, that's unfortunately not a possibility - Trulia only accepts listings from licensed real estate professionals.

Two sites where an owner can list a home for free without an agent are Zillow and craigslist.

Hope that helps!
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Tue Nov 13, 2012
Dagmar Kubes answered:
Val, I am assuming, that you are looking for an evaluation of your home or a land, or both. Call me, give me more detail and I'll provide you with the opinion of the current market value of your property, based on recently sold as well as currently on the market properties in Lenox and surrounding Berkshire locations. Glad to provide you with any real-estate info that you may need.
Dagmar Kubes, Broker Associate, ABR, Barnbrook Realty, Inc. Call me direct 413 528-6485, or e-mail: dagmarrealty@verizon.net
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Mon Feb 22, 2010
Tom Lynch answered:
I don't know of any new law that says an abandoned oil tank needs to be removed from a basement... but do check with your attorney. I know that most buyers will want it removed... simply because they don't want "junk" left in the basement.

Good luck selling your home.

Tom Lynch
Associate Broker
Berkshire Property Agents
12 Railroad Street
Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
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Tue Jan 28, 2014
Peter Mlaguzi answered:
Psaba,

How are you? In regards to homes sold in Wayland (01778), you can feel free to click on the link below. Log onto the website and conduct a search for sold properties in that zipcode. Should you be interested in viewing any properties, please feel free to email or call directly.

www.petershomefinder.com


Best regards,


Experience excellence

p.s. Of all of your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers, who do you think will be the next one to move, buying or selling?


Peter J. Mlaguzi III
President of Real Estate Sales and Development
www.PetersHomeFinder.com
peter@petershomefinder.com
O: 617-395-1496 x703
C: 617-233-1476
F: 617-395-6867
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Tue Sep 29, 2009
Bob Waters answered:
Based on how long you have had the property, you may have encountered at least one agent at the time you bought the property. If your agent or the original listing agent did a good job, try to find them first. If this does not apply, you should interview at least 3 full time agents who have a track record of success, is versed in properties with similar value to yours and that can give your home the attention it deserves. While I work for a large broker and have the skills it would take to represent your property if you were in my area, I am one of the few that could say and prove that.
In your case you may need an agent from a specialty/boutique broker. You could also ask friends and neighbors who they used or call local brokers and discuss your specific situation and ask them to send the agent they think is the best suited for you. You should have a series of questions that you would want an agent to answer or to incorporate in their listing presentation.
One critical question for you to ask should be "how many listings do you have at this time?". One of the biggest mistakes many homeowners make, who have special properties, is to look for a local agent that is #1 in their area as determined by some measure. There is always more than one number 1. One number one agent here has 75-80 listings at any one time. I would suggest that you would not want to be 1 of 75.
I believe you will immediately recognize the agent you want when you speak and meet with him/her. Once you do, develop a plan with that agent which includes your needs for updates and then let the professional do their job. I am confident that you will be impressed with the job your agent will do for you.
Good Luck!!
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Wed May 4, 2011
Christopher Lawton answered:
Go to Realtor .com and use your zip code, this will give you a wide list of Realtors in your area!

Good Luck and Remember to stage the property first so you can sell first!

Staging Your Home Checklist
· Remove all clutter from the house. · Are countertops free and clear? · Have you removed unnecessary furniture throughout the house? · Remove the art gallery and coupon collection from the refrigerator.
· Check the bathrooms. · Are the surfaces clean and clear? · Are shower curtains and doors hung properly? · Is the flooring clean and fresh? · Are towels neatly hung?
· Check the walls. · Is paint and wallpaper fresh and clean? · Are the walls free from holes? · Are there any colors or objects on the walls that need to be removed?
· Check the floors. · Is the carpet clean and free from stains? · Are hard surface floors clean and free from stains?
· Check windows and window coverings. · Are all the windows clean? · Are draperies and blinds clean?
· Pet check. · Are there any signs that this is a pet's home? Be sure to clean and remove kitty litter, pet toys and bedding.
· How's the aroma? · Try to air out the home prior to showings. · If air freshener is necessary, use well before showings as a consideration to those with allergies.
· Set the mood prior to showings. · Open draperies and blinds. · Turn on the radio to a classical music station, set the volume on low. · If you have time, cook a batch of cookies to have the warm, welcoming aroma permeating the home.
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Tue Jan 28, 2014
Jonathan Bowen answered:
Hi Nancy, I have access to the MLS which has a ton of sold data and can answer most if not any questions you have. Feel free to contact me. With regards, Jon
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Tue Sep 29, 2009
Greg Kiely answered:
Michelle,

That's a very difficult question to answer because only one condo has been on the market in the last 6 months in Pittsfield. It was listed for $93.00 a square foot and it did not sell. Check here for more info: http://www.raveis.com/localhousingdata.asp ... more
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