Wind in the Berkshires

Wind in the Berkshires

Here is a flyer for the Wind Turbine Informational session that Nancy Kalodner / Tim Lovett mentioned at the Annual Meeting yesterday. An important topic that all homeowners and Realtors needs to understand thoroughly. Tonight, October 27th in Lenox.

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Gold Star Mother… MINE!

Gold Star Mother… MINE!

Another new piece of art added to my collection. Gold Star Mother is a moving oil painting by my brother Larry. He's a director living in Hermosa Beach, California and has directed hundreds of television commercials, many hours of television, award winning short films, and currently teaches at UCLA. He also paints and takes photographs on a daily basis. This piece is from his series of oil paintings titled “Soldiers” exhibited at the “Group W Artists” show in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

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MLS Statistics: Available as a WordPress Widget

I thought I'd share a few Wordpress widgets for FlexMLS users... below you can see a sample of some of the cool, dynamically generated content that is available for an annual fee, directly from our vendor. For complete information, please see the FlexMLS page dedicated to Wordpress widgets

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Best Blog is in Berkshire!

Best Blog is in Berkshire!

Our recent Massachusetts REALTOR Awards banquet offered a nice suprise… Marlene Goldstein, Broker-Owner of Berkshire County Homes Real Estate in  was named as runner up of ”Best Real Estate Blogs in MA”. Woot-woot to Marlene for offering home seller and buyers such great tips to help the in the transaction process! Berkshire Country Homes , LLC, 34 Silver Street, Great Barrington. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPrint

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Sold & Pending Reporting for 3rd Quarter Stats

Sold & Pending Reporting for 3rd Quarter Stats

Calling all REALTORS – Please take a moment to enter all of your pending and closed real estate transaction data into the MLS database. I will be pulling data for a 3rd Quarter Market Report shortly and need all of the recent sales figures for the most accurate statistics possible. Thank you! (direct link to the 2nd quarter report) Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPrint

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Berkshire County Kids’ Place benefit

Berkshire County Kids’ Place benefit

Berkshire County Kids’ Place benefit “Moonlight Magic, An Evening of Surprises and Fun”. This is a great event to help a very worthwhile cause will be held on Thursday, November 10th from 6pm-9pm  at Cranwell Resort.   For more information, please see their Moonlight Magic Event Flyer or contact REALTOR Paula McLean for details. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPrint

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Volunteers Needed for The Breaking Bread Meal

Volunteers Needed for The Breaking Bread Meal

The Breaking Bread Meal for those in need will be held on October 20th at the Legion Hall in Sheffield on the corner of Rt 7 and Cooks Rd. We need help setting up starting at 1:00 and then need servers starting at 5:00. An hour of your time would be soooo helpful. Please call Suzann Ward 413-329-3031. Thanks A bunch! Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPrint

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Academic Excellence at Richmond School

Academic Excellence at Richmond School

Good news to share about Richmond Consolidated School Congratulations to the students and the staff at Richmond School for outstanding performance on MCAS tests!  The Mass. Department of Education recently released the scores for the 3rd Grade MCAS testing that took place in the spring of 2011. Richmond’s 3rd grade ranked 2nd in the state with a score of 91 out of a possible 100 in English and 10th in Math with a score of 86 out a possible 100. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPrint

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Fuze Meeting: Multi-Party HD Video Conferencing

Fuze Meeting: Multi-Party HD Video Conferencing

If you have a need to host multi-party online meetings that allow you to present material, interact with multiple attendees, track and record sessions, then this might be a good option to consider.

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The Number One Least Asked Question in Social Media…Why?

The Number One Least Asked Question in Social Media…Why?

When Brian Solis asked, “Why do you think it is that people line up for Apple products when they’re released?”, it really got me thinking. I’m one of those people who wants new apple products like a kid in a candy store – wide-eyed, impossible to resist. So taking that thought an applying it to the members I’m trying to serve…. The Number One Least Asked Question in Social Media…Why? - Brian Solis The number one least asked question in social media is also the most important…  Asking “why” in all aspects of business and life in general is unexploited. Day in and day out I help businesses understand the opportunity that lies within new media, not because of Twitter or Facebook. I do so because opportunity is...

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Annual Meeting

Call of the Annual Meeting of Berkshire County Board of REALTORS®and Multiple Listing Service, Inc. October 26th at the Country Club from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.) The bylaws for the Board and MLS both require that the membership meet in October to vote in the coming year’s elected leadership, discuss goverance changes and to review the annual budget proposed. It’s an important opportunity for you to vote on governance and leadership, become informed about industry issues and learn how we are providing you with the tools you need to succeed. And, we’re planning a great breakfast, networking and a bit of fun too! We hope to see you there!If you haven’t already registered for the informational pre-meeting caucus on...

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