Title /blog/posts/2012/03/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Thu, 22 Mar 2012 21:44:00 -0400 Coldwell Banker President talks about Housing Market https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2012/03/22/coldwell-banker-president-talks-about-housing-market/ <p>Listen to Budge Huskey, President of Coldwell Banker talk about the latest indication that the housing market is improving. &nbsp;I agree with his comments and can add that it is very similar to what is going on in this area of Western Massachusetts. &nbsp;</p> <p>Watch the latest video at &amp;lt;a href="http://video.foxbusiness.com"&amp;gt;video.foxbusiness.com&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt;</p> Uncategorized Thu, 22 Mar 2012 21:44:00 -0400 Pets Make a House a Home! https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2012/03/18/pets-make-a-house-a-home/ <p>I love the new Coldwell Banker TV ads. &nbsp;It puts in perspective what home ownership is all about - kids, family gatherings, holidays, pets and more. &nbsp; Most of you know I have an adorable Beagle and just had to pick the commercial about pets making a house a home! &nbsp; &nbsp;Can you guess whose voice is on the commercials? &nbsp;Hint, he is a famous actor!</p> Uncategorized Sun, 18 Mar 2012 22:49:00 -0400 Weekly Real Estate Headlines https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2012/03/18/weekly-real-estate-headlines/ <p>This weeks real estate headlines suggest we might be seeing the housing market turn around this year.&nbsp; The combinations of falling mortgage interest rates, affordable home prices, and climbing rents makes buying a home a smart investment.&nbsp;&nbsp; Read about these trends and other top housing headlines.</p> <p><a href= "http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-14/mortgages-bring-record-savings-over-u-s-rents-chart-of-the-day.html" target="_blank">Mortgages Bring Record Savings Over U.S. Rents</a></p> <p><a href= "http://news.bostonherald.com/business/real_estate/view/20120315rising_rents_could_signal_housing_market_strength/srvc=home&position=also" target="_blank">Rising Rents Could Signal Housing Market Strength</a></p> <p><a href= "http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/taxes/story/2012-03-12/property-tax-revenue-decline/53501194/1" target="_blank">Property Tax Collections to Start Downward Trend</a></p> <p><a href= "http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505245_162-57395457/sector-snap-home-improvement-hits-multiyear-highs/" target="_blank">Home Improvement Hits Multiyear Highs</a></p> Uncategorized Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:34:00 -0400 Exquisite Shelburne Falls Victorian https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2012/03/17/exquisite-shelburne-falls-victorian/ <table> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><a href= "http://www.visualtour.com/showvt.asp?t=2598486" style= "color: #0967ad;text-decoration: none" target="_blank"><img alt="" height="150" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/lp_rad9cba1.jpg" style= "border: 0;padding-top: 10px;vertical-align: middle" width= "200" /></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><a href= "http://www.visualtour.com/showvt.asp?t=2598486" style= "color: #0967ad;text-decoration: none" target="_blank"><img alt= "Play VisualTour" border="0" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/playbutton_animated.gif" style="padding-bottom: 2px" /></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Uncategorized Sat, 17 Mar 2012 18:49:00 -0400 Shelburne Falls Auction - March 31st - Get Tickets Now https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2012/03/17/shelburne-falls-auction-march-31st-get-tickets-now/ <div class="separator" style="clear: both;text-align: center"> <a href= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/auction_2012-b+(1).jpg" style= "clear: left;float: left;margin-bottom: 1em;margin-right: 1em"><img border="0" height="320" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/auction_2012-b+(1).jpg" width="207" /></a></div> <p>The 16th Annual SFABA Auction is March 31st at the Shelburne Buckland Community Center. &nbsp;Tickets are $20 and on sale now at www.Shelburnefalls.com or call 625-2526.</p> <p>Over 100 auction items have been donated and there is something for everyone. &nbsp;Beautiful pieces from Ashfield Stone, red sox tickets, Cape Cod getaway, gift certificates and so much more.</p> <p>Catered by Chef Margaret Fitzpatrick and Berkshire Brew and Wine will be available.</p> <p>Please join us for a great night of fun. &nbsp;Looking forward to seeing you there.</p> <p>Any questions don't hesitate to call auction coordinator Wanda Mooney at 413-337-8344.</p> Uncategorized Sat, 17 Mar 2012 00:44:00 -0400 Learn more New England Landscape, Turners Falls, Mass https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2012/03/08/learn-more-new-england-landscape-turners-falls-mass/ <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> <strong><span style= 'background: white;color: #004400;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 14.5pt'> Saturday, March 10, 12pm-3pm</span></strong></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> </div> <div class="separator" style="clear: both;text-align: center"> <a href= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/329.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em;margin-right: 1em"><img border="0" height= "133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/329.jpg" width= "200" /></a></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> </div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> <em><b><span style= 'color: #222222;font-family: "Century Gothic","sans-serif";font-size: 14.0pt'> Wildlands, Woodlands, and Farmlands:</span></b></em></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> <em><b><span style= 'color: #222222;font-family: "Century Gothic","sans-serif";font-size: 14.0pt'> the Past and Future of New England Forests and Farming</span></b></em></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> <span style= 'color: #222222;font-family: "Century Gothic","sans-serif"'>with Brian Donahue*</span></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> </div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> <span style= 'color: #222222;font-family: "Century Gothic","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> How much forest, free from development, does New England need, and how should it be managed? How much of our food could we, or should we grow in the region? What does the history of our land have to tell us about how best we might use it, and care for it today? Join us for a broad-ranging lecture and discussion about the future of the New</span></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> <span style= 'color: #222222;font-family: "Century Gothic","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> England landscape.</span></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> <span style= 'color: #222222;font-family: "Century Gothic","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> <br /></span></div> <div align="center" style= "background: white;margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in;text-align: center"> </div> <div class="MsoNormal">Located at the Great Falls Discovery, 2 Avenue A in Turners Falls.</div> <div class="MsoNormal">To register:&nbsp; contact Linda Alvord at <a href= "mailto:lalvord@franklinlandtrust.org">lalvord@franklinlandtrust.org</a>or call 413-625-9141</div> Uncategorized Thu, 08 Mar 2012 02:19:00 -0500