Title /blog/posts/2015/11/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:56:13 -0500 Shop Small Saturday in Pioneer Valley https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2015/11/28/shop-small-saturday-in-pioneer-valley/ <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="Shop Small Business Saturday" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/download.jpeg" style="width: 300px; height: 132px; margin: 5px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;"></p> <p>This is the biggest shopping weekend to find that special gift for someone, remember to support your local businesses and buy in the area which you live. Every $1 that you spend locally compounds into $1,000&#39;s back into the local economy. You can find great gift items in Greenfield, Shelburne Falls and the Northampton area.</p> Community Holiday Hampshire County Pioneer Valley Franklin County Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:56:13 -0500 United Way of Franklin County Annual Auction https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2015/11/17/united-way-of-franklin-county-annual-auction/ <p align="center"><strong>United Way of Franklin County</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>16th Annual Art&nbsp;&amp; Leisure Auction</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>This Saturday, November 21<sup>st</sup> at 6:30 pm</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>Greenfield Community College</strong></p> <p>Start your holiday shopping early and&nbsp;support the United Way! There is a great selection&nbsp;of items to choose from!&nbsp;$20 per person in advance or $25 at the door!&nbsp;Enjoy dinner and 2 complimentary drink tickets.</p> <p align="center">Purchase your tickets <a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/e/united-way-of-franklin-county-art-leisure-auction-tickets-18980463076" target="_blank"><strong>here</strong></a>!</p> <p align="center"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/b6bde89a-03e7-4d16-8584-8d2e241740df.jpeg" style="width: 204px; height: 175px; margin: 2px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/b0e3f0eb-91f6-4c07-9687-ebd7bc720d92.jpeg" style="width: 286px; height: 175px; margin: 2px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;"></p> Community Wanda Mooney Franklin County Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:51:08 -0500 Greenfield Farmer's Market open during the Winter https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2015/11/09/greenfield-farmer-s-market-open-during-the-winter/ <p><img alt="Greenfield MA Farmer's Market" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/farmers-market_2217358.jpg" style="float: right; height: 225px; width: 150px; margin: 5px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;">You can still support your farmers and buy local foods at Greenfield&#39;s Winter Farmer&rsquo;s Market. Open November 21, December 5, January 2, and March 5&nbsp;from 10:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. at the Greenfield Middle School. You can purchase produce, meat, prepared foods and artisan crafts are also available. For more information visit their website at <a href="http://www.greenfieldfarmersmarket.com" target="_blank"><strong>www.greenfieldfarmersmarket.com</strong></a> and sign up for their weekly newsletter.</p> Franklin County agriculture Greenfield Mon, 09 Nov 2015 00:55:53 -0500 Paint Tips - Preparing your house to sell! https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2015/11/07/paint-tips-preparing-your-house-to-sell/ <img alt="Painting Your House Before Selling" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/paint-brush-tin-can-25706736.jpg" style="height: 200px; width: 200px; margin: 5px; float: right; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;"><p><strong>If you are preparing your house to sell and need to paint the interior, below are some tips to help you choose the best color.</strong></p> <ol><li>Paint your ceiling a light cream color instead of flat white.</li> <li>Do not use different bright paint colors in each room. Make sure the colors are light and blend well together.</li> <li>If you prefer to use the same light color throughout, hang pictures with color to assure your home won&#39;t look too bland.&nbsp;</li> </ol> sellers Renovations Staging Sat, 07 Nov 2015 12:51:00 -0500 Winter is Coming - Keep Your Home on the Market https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2015/11/06/winter-is-coming-keep-your-home-on-the-market/ <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/151030_pla_wintersale.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 133px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 5px; float: left;">I encourage sellers to keep their homes on the market during the winter months. Buyers have more time to look in the winter and can be in their new home just in time to enjoy the spring and summer season. Here are some great tips to make your house more desirable during the cold days of winter. Click here to read about <a href="http://time.com/money/4083196/winter-home-sale-tips/" target="_blank"><strong>"Why it Pays To List Your House in the Winter"</strong></a>.</p> <p>Don&#39;t hesitate to <a href="/contact-us"><strong>contact me</strong></a> if you are thinking of selling now or anytime in the future. I am happy to talk with you about what is happening in the marketplace and discuss the value of your home.</p> sellers buyers Staging Fri, 06 Nov 2015 12:20:50 -0500