Monday, December 19, 2011


CBS Money Watch article by Ilyse Glick looks at possible changes in the 2012 housing market.  It looks like we are positioned for change in the New Year.  In the article Glick shares:
1.  Unemployment rate has dropped.
2.  Homeowners are more confident the value of their homes will rise.
3.  Interest rates under 4% for a 30-yr. fixed and 15 yr. fixed can be found for 3-3.25%.
4.  There is improvement in the percentage of homeowners 60-days late on their mortgage payment. By the 2nd quarter of 2012 the delinquency rate is expected to fall to 5%.  Read the complete article for more details. 
       Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont REALTORS has full-time REALTORS in each of our 3 locations throughout Franklin & Hampshire County.  Just take a look at some of the homes Wanda Mooney has available.
Wanda Mooney
(413) 337-8344 x1
(413) 625-6366 x103

19 North Street
Greenfield, MA
Affordable and charming Cape in a convenient Greenfield location featuring hardwood floors, fireplace, first floor bedroom, second floor bedroom with office/den area and half bath. The outside is surrounded by wonderful perennials and the back yard gives you a sense of seclusion that you would not expect. In addition this home comes with a garage, enclosed porch, newer roof all with easy access to the hospital and more! 
Florida, MA
Quality Built Montana Log Home overlooks spectacular mountain views including Mount Greylock. Top of the world living and beautiful sunsets! This impressive log construction features a large kitchen that is open dining and living area with cathedral ceiling; 1st floor bedroom and bath, laundry rm, 2 bedrooms and full bath on second floor; large walkout basement that easily be finished for rec/family room. Located near MassMoca & outdoor recreation. Log Home Living at its Best!
638 South Mountain Road
Northfield, MA
This one must be seen in person to appreciate the magnificent panoramic views that will truly take your breath away. This quality built post and beam home overlooks the Northfield Reservoir, Connecticut River, Mt. Greylock and unbelievable mountain views. The private 12 acre setting offers top of the world living with beautiful gardens.  The interior has an impressive display of exposed oak beams, attractive woodwork, cathedral ceilings, oak floors, efficient Tulikvivi wood stove and a handsome stone fireplace. The kitchen has modern appliances and it is open to the dining and living area.  There is a separate family room with custom made wooden spiral staircase that leads to a second floor that would make an awesome master bedroom or studio! If you love to hike, the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail is within walking distance!