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Our Sympathy

We are saddened to have just learned of the passing of Dick Billetter, formerly of Isgood Realty in Great Barrington.  Dick took the year off to care for his ailing wife so we were surprised by this news – he may have been in his early 80’s but competed in the Josh Billings every year

Our Condolences

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of  Joseph Kavanau, Jane Kavanau’s husband (Roberts & Associates Realty) The family held a small, private memorial and will be receiving visitors at 5 Morgan Manor, Apt # 6, Lenox, MA on Thursday June 29, 2017 from 2:00-8:00 and Friday June 30, 2017 from

Welcome to NBT Bank and Jay Bianchi

We’re pleased to welcome Jay Bianchi, Mortgage Originator, and NBT Bank as our newest affiliate member. Jay brings over a decade of banking experience in the Berkshires, providing personal service and industry knowledge in all transactions.  If you see him, please give Jay a warm Berkshire REALTOR welcome!  He’s happy to answer your questions and

Loss of Longtime Realtor Carol White

With a heavy heart, we share that former Realtor Carol White, 84, passed away last week.  Carol worked for Cohen and White (no relation) in Lenox for 15 years until retiring in 2011. In keeping with Carol’s wishes there are no formal services. In thanks for the wonderful care provided by Hospice and the V.N.A.

Our Condolences to Sarah Fleury

We extend our deepest condolences to Sarah Fleury, Associate at Burnham Gold Real Estate in Williamson (and Vice President of the Board of REALTORS) on the passing of her dad, “Jack” Fleury.  A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, March 18, at 6:00 P.M. in the Sanctuary at 777 Main St. Williamstown,

March Membership Report

After dues billing is completed, we said farewell to 32 members who retired, left the business or were dropped by their office for payment issues.  We did have 15 new REALTORS attend our February orientation program and welcome another 5 new members this month.  Tracie Barry moved to Assist to Sell Realty, Shannon Margraf moved

Lead Paint Poll!

Last year we took a poll about mandatory lead paint forms.  83 members viewed the poll, and 8 voted.  What’s up with that?  Please tell us what you think! As you know, the lead paint form needs to be completed by the seller and signed by the buyer (of homes built before 1978) BEFORE the

Seeking Nominations for the Berkshire County Good Neighbor Award!

Do you know someone who has shown extraordinary commitment to community service?  We are seeking nominations for the 2017 Good Neighbor Awards. The awards—now entering their 19th year—recognize members of the The National Association of REALTORS® who dedicate themselves to volunteer service.  One winner will be chosen as the ‘Berkshire Good Neighbor’ by a selection

Members on the Move!

Hot off the presses:  Click to check out the 2017 Membership Report that shows the members who have retired, moved on or opened/closed a real estate office.  We have 425 members paid to date, but are still working to get 35 of those to attend a Code of Ethics Training class. Sigh. We are very happy to welcome new members in February:  Seth Alden of Burnham Gold Real Estate LLC; Rebecca Basnet of Berkshire Dream Homes; Tammy Christen of Barnbrook; J. James Finnerty of Boulderwood Group; Migdeliz Girard of Royal Property Group; Frank Goncalves of Summit Realty; Jeff King of Berkshire Dream Homes; Jane Larkworthy of Berkshire Property Agents; Richard Needelman of Wheeler and Taylor; Karl Mirke of Greylock Realty ; Michelle Picard of Viale Realty of LLC; Ann Shacar of Berkshire Parkway Realty; Jason Smegal of Berkshire Dream Home; Wayne Tremblay of Bishop West; Melissa Zink of Keller Williams

Also of congratulations to our members on the move… Barbara Levesque on her move to Monarch Realty; Mark Roos and Bonnie Parsons moved to The Kinderhook Group; Kellie Perrault and Lynn Soldato moved to Signature Associates; Tonia Scalise and Stephanie McNair moved to William Pitt Sotheby’s; Vivienne Jaffe moved to Steepleview Realty; Stacy Chojnowski moved to Roberts and Associates; Patricia Petricca and Shannon Margraf moved to Barnbrook Realty; Kelley Taylor moved to Century 21 A Perras; and Tracie Barry moved to Assist to Sell.  Read the full report here