Contracts & Forms

We have a list of all forms that are produced by the Berkshire Board of REALTORS and a handy guide for what the forms are, and when they should be used.  Checkout this great Contract & Forms Resource!

The new contracts and forms for Berkshire County are now available to you at no cost, on-line in electronic format on our MLS system and via Ziplogix, a NAR, MAR and BCBR Member Benefit.  For access, please contact the Board Office Staff.

In addition to the forms, we have placed a ton of agency information on-line for your convenience and have a description of the contract changes available as well.

Updated: Home Inspectors Facts for Consumers

Just wanted to share that we are in the process of having the Home Inspectors Facts for Consumer flyer updated in Flex forms, Ziplogix and Dotloop.  There was an old reference to UFFI that was out of date (thanks to eagle-eyed Sheila Thunfors for the catch!).  Please make sure you update your files if you

Don’t Forget the Details

Data entry…accuracy…timing…photos, it’s all so important for the best marketing of your client’s property.  But, don’t forget the details!  Believe it or not, Linda has had a busy week here in the Board Office tracking down signatures on Exclusive Right to Sell contracts.  That’s right!  No signatures…sometimes the seller hasn’t signed, sometimes the broker hasn’t
Appliances Included?

The appliances are included, right?

Question: I don’t have to list the appliances in the P&S agreement because they are included on the MLS listing, sheet, right? WRONG! Only the items listed in the Purchase and Sale agreement are to be transferred as part of the sale price of the property. Anything left “unmentioned” is not included, regardless of what

Ziplogix, Where to Start

As you’ve probably heard, zipLogix is a new benefit for REALTORS.  Together with NAR and MAR, we have made some of our forms available online in this new forms platform software for you to test, learn and explore.  You will have access to complete and send contracts online via of zipLogix Plus, but also the

RESPA / TILA Know Before You Owe – Registration Now OPEN

September 25, 2015 at the Country Club of Pittsfield:  Full breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m., meeting 9:00 a.m. – noon. FREE to BCBR members; $25 non-members Big changes are coming in the closing process and will take effect on October 3, 2015.  Don’t miss your opportunity to hear from a dynamic speaker from the Massachusetts