Blog :: 07-2012

Greenfield Summerfest & Sidewalk Sales - July 27th & 28th

Greenfield Summerfest and Sidewalk Sales:  Get ready to make this year's sales event bigger and better than ever before, striving for 100% participation by downtown retailers and tents on the sidewalk from those who are not downtown. So, mark your calendars for July 27 and 28 and plan to come to Greenfield's SummerFest and Sidewalk Sales.
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Schedule
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Friday: 
o 11 am - 1 pm: Magician, Main Street (rain location: The Arts Block, 289 Main St.) 
o Noon - 2 pm: Face painting, near Magical Child 
o 1 - 2 pm: Hooping Harmony, near Magical Child 
o 2 - 3 pm: Artspace musicians, Veterans Mall 
o 3 - 4 pm: Trailer Park, Greenfield Common  
o 10 am - 5 pm: Greenfield movie, Arts Block 
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Saturday: 
o 8 am - 12:30 pm: Farmers Market, Greenfield Common 
o 10 am - noon: Face painting, near Magical Child 
o 11 am - 11:45 am: Celtic Heels, Veterans Mall 
o 1 - 2 pm: Lenny Zarcone, Greenfield Common 
o 3 - 4 pm: Students of Matt Kim's Academy of Rock, Miles Street/Fiske Ave 
o 10 am - 5 pm: Greenfield movie, Arts Block

For more information visit the website!

Pioneer Valley Real Estate Update

Single family sales in the Pioneer Valley rose 26.8% during the second quarter from 993 in 2011 to 1,259 for this year.   Inventory dropped 3.5% from 3310 in 2011 to 3195 in 2012.  The number of days on market is about the same and listings that are currently under agreement rose 17%. 
The biggest change for the Franklin County area is the average sale price dropped from 191,108 to 174,382. 
The signs continue to show steady improvement.  Stay tuned for continued updates.
This information provided by the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley

Shelburne Falls, Mass Village Home Priced at $169,000

This home is located on the Buckland side of Shelburne Falls and comes with a fabulous back yard.  The location is ideal for in-town living.  It does need some work but well worth your efforts.  Check out the visual tour and call for a showing appointment!

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Will home price rebound in 2013?


Economists expect 2013 home price rebound

After experiencing a slight dip this year, home prices will see modest increases starting in 2013 and through 2016, according to a quarterly survey of more than 100 economists, real estate experts and investment strategists.   It is still hard to believe that this could be the case.  The real estate market has certainly improved from last year but home price rebound on the way.  I'm not convinced.   Read more!