Home Sellers - How to Prepare Your Property for Photography
By Bishop
August 31, 2017

Thank you for viewing these instructions. First I would like to remind you to thank your real estate agent for providing you with the added benefit of marketing your house with Internet technology and quality professional photography (if your Realtor is providing that service). The idea here is to make sure your home is “camera ready”! 

Whether or not your photo session is being shot by a professional or being shot with the agent’s cell phone, preparing your home to look ...

Why work with a buyer's agent?
By Bishop
August 28, 2017

If you are looking to purchase a house in the Berkshires or nearby, care should be taken so you’re not jumping into something without expert guidance. A good buyer's agent will provide that guidance.

Shopping for a home, whether in Pittsfield, North Adams, Lenox or anywhere in Berkshire County, can be an exciting and often stressful time. Now that you have decided it’s time to “buy my next home” or “buy my first home”, and you’re looking for a house anywhere in the ...

2017 Property Tax Rates in Berkshire County
By Bishop
May 8, 2017

2017 Property Tax Rates for All cities and towns in Berkshire County Massachusetts.

2017 Property Tax Rates for All Towns in Berkshire County

In Massachusetts, all towns and cities determine their own tax rate. Tax rates are derived by including all city/town operating expenses plus public education. Here is a link to a PDF containing the 2017 tax rate table. This list is made available courtesy of the Berkshire REALTORS®  and Multiple Listing Service, Inc.


What is the outlook for real estate in the North Adams – Williamstown corridor?
By Bishop
May 8, 2017

We are experiencing investments in the area that are bound to bring a lot of tourist and visitor traffic in; bound to be a catalyst for new jobs creation; and bound to make the area grow  more than we can possibly imagine right now!

Development means more jobs.  Jobs increase the demand for homes. Here are highlights of a few of the bigger development projects in North Adams and neighboring Williamstown:

  • The newly upgraded Clark Art Institute has already had a huge impact on the North County corridor with their ...