As president, Meczywor will direct the internal and external activities of the association; preside at all meetings of the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee; represent the association at important meetings and business functions; and act as the official spokesperson for the association on issues related to the real estate industry and local housing market.
As regional representative for the Western region, Osborne will coordinate association objectives and activities within the Berkshire County Board of Realtors and the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley. She will meet regularly with local and regional leadership to discuss real estate industry issues of statewide importance. She automatically becomes a member of the MAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors as a result of her election as a regional representative.
Housing on upper floors of downtown buildings was forbidden for years.
Even if a developer wanted to build apartments or condominiums it couldn't. But a handful of years ago, the city changed that. It created a zoning overlay district to broaden the scope of what could be developed.
Back in 2004, Jason Nocher started dabbling in flipping properties.
He'd buy them, fix them up, and re-sell them. He ran a restaurant and a tanning salon. And then he started working part-time as a real estate agent. As time went on, he found he was the most passionate about real estate.
Kim Burnham and Rebecca Gold started the company in 2011, just a few years after the economic collapse cooled the housing market. But they had plenty of experience and confidence in Williamstown.
Seven years later, they've opened their second location and have nine people working in the North Adams and 191 Water St., Williamstown, offices, and expect to expand by adding a couple more people.
The former St. Joseph Central School is on the market.
Colebrook Realty Services have listed the Maplewood Avenue property for sale or for lease. Diocese of Springfield spokesman Mark DuPont said the Roman Catholic Diocese is willing to listen to all types of offer for the entire property, pieces, or a lease agreement.
In 1906 the Berkshire Railway System constructed a building on Seymour Street to host a steam boiler and large electrical generators to power the trolley cars going up and down North Street.
Six years later the facility was too small. The railroad built a new one on East Street and vacated the Seymour Street building. The Polish community, however, saw that all other groups had their own churches and started petitioning the Catholic Diocese of Springfield for one. In 1921, the diocese grante
The state’s Realtor of the Year is selected annually from among the nominees of the 13 local associations of Realtors and more than 24,000 Realtors in Massachusetts. Judging for the award is based on service to the local community, business accomplishments, and service to the Realtors organization on the local, state and national levels.