Market Info

Market Statistics & Research

There are a host of reports for your review below. The most comprehensive data that we offer is in our Quarterly Market Watch Report. This report has a multi-page summary about the market in general and includes detailed data on each county, city and town and property type. This is the only report that contains commentary. 


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Monthly Market Summary

Quarterly/Yearly Market Watch

County Information

Residential Analysis

City / Town Stats (formerly know as MLS Book Statistics) 

Customized Research

NAR Forecast


 


3rd Quarter Market Watch

Hot off the presses… the 3rd quarter market watch report is ready!!  Alas, the video will be coming shortly – so keep an eye out for a new post at the beginning of the week.  Click for the PDF MarketWatch full report, or below is a summary. For the first 9 months of 2018, residential

Property Tax Rates

As a reminder, staff gathers property tax rate info for all 32 cities and town of Berkshire County at the beginning of each year and posts the information on our website.  At any time, you can find the rates by searching ‘property tax’ in the top right hand corner of the homepage.  For your viewing

Hoedown for Hope | Moments House Fundraiser

The Hoedown for Hope, a fundraiser for Moments House, will be held on October 20th from 3:00-10:00 p.m. at the newly opened Proprietor’s Lodge (formerly the ITAM) – 22 Waubeek Road, Pittsfield.  There will be live music, performed by Whiskey City; line dancing, food, cash bar, games, raffles, contests, photo booth, magician and more. Adult

It’s a Wrap: 1st Annual Berkshire Housing Summit Comes to a Close

The inaugural Berkshire County Housing Summit was held at the Colonial Theater last Thursday, September 20th with over 150 REALTORS, city and town officials, housing non-profit executives, real estate professionals and members of the public in attendance.  2018 Board President, Cortney Dupont, opened the Summit by welcoming all in attendance and introducing Billy Keane, Government

Mortgage Rates Mostly Holding Steady

According to an article recently published by the National Association of REALTORS, mortgage rates are mostly holding steady.  They state that rates haven’t been this stable since the fall of 2016. Follow this LINK to read the full article published on NAR’s website.

The Voice for Real Estate: Flood Insurance

Flood insurance is extended. Lots of opportunities in commercial investment in smaller markets. Home sales slow as inventories remain a problem. More agents are in the business. Fewer international investors are buying U.S. homes. The upcoming iOi Summit promises competitive advantage.  Watch the video below for a quick explanation of each of these issues:

Voice for Real Estate: Competition, Banks, Ethics, Sales

NAR’s Voice for Real Estate Update:  Competition in residential real estate has never been greater, speakers at a federal panel on the issue said. The video covers that as well as the impact of the bank deregulation bill enacted into law last month and how stepped-up ethics enforcement will affect members. Also covered are home

1st Quarter Market Watch

There is good news to be found in the Berkshire County Real Estate 2018 1st Quarter Market Watch.  First quarter real estate sales were up 18% in the dollar volume of sales transacted, compared to the first quarter of last year. Realtor-assisted sales generated over $80 million dollars in the first quarter of 2018, compared
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