Friday, January 6, 2012

The American Dream in the Pioneer Valley

In 2011 we saw 1,572 single family and condominium sales in Franklin & Hampshire County with 704 of those sales under $200,000.  With so much talk about home affordability, it is great to see that almost half the homes sold are in the first-time home buyer range.  The average sale price for 2011 in Franklin County was $187.764 and in Hampshire County $263,866. 

YES, the American Dream is still available here in the Pioneer Valley.  Join the 74% of home buyers who use the internet to search for their home. 

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Call one of our award-winning agents to assist you in your search today.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


As we look at the first full weekend of 2012, we find ourselves working on New Year's resolutions and taking down the holiday decorations. This is a great time to expand recycling habits.

The live Christmas tree may be recycled and many towns offer this service to residents, contains a list of towns. offers some good information about tree recycling, answering questions like:
Why recycle your Christmas tree?
How can I recycle a Christmas Tree?

Where can I get more information?

Whether you consider recycling this year or next, check out this available information.