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The Massachusetts Association of  REALTORS® (MAR) released its report on the state of the housing market.  The REALTOR® Market Index (RMI) and the REALTOR® Price Index (RPI) hit all-time highs in May. What does this mean for the Pioneer Valley?  Read more….


In Massachusetts the number of single family homes put under agreement in April was up 35.6 percent compared to the same time last year. This in-town Amherst home was on the market 14 days. Read the good news at the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® site.


Our Jones offices have been busy listing and selling area properties! In the first quarter we listed 146 properties, and placed 113 under contract of which 63 of those have closed. Our network of 66 full-time agent/advisors in Amherst, Northampton and Belchertown are working hard for you 24/7! Contact your favorite Jones REALTOR today for a Market Analysis and Tour.


Our local Pioneer Valley market is showing more positive signs as we report on recent first quarter stats. Stay tuned next week for these indicators of improvement from our Amherst, Northampton and Belchertown offices. Nationally, the market is looking up as well, as reported from the National Association of REALTORS due to several factors. Check out the article from REALTOR Magazine.


As we Spring into March we look back on positive news for February. The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS reported yesterday that homes put under agreement in February went up again for the 10th straight month compared to the same time in 2011. This lovely Granby home was recently placed under agreement in our Amherst office. View the article from MAR.



We are pleased to report that our Belchertown, Amherstand Northamptonoffices have listed nearly 40 new properties in the month of February in the UpperPioneerValleyand MORE are coming! Check back daily to see what's new! 


Confidence in our local real estate market is up due to several factors according to Linda Rotti, Sales Manager of our Amherst office. With interest rates at all time lows, signs of an improving economy and an unseasonably warm winter, we are seeing more interest from potential buyers; more property showings, and a marked increase in website activity. Learn more from the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS.


 Jones Group REALTORS®  is pleased to report that 33 properties were placed under contract for the month of  November in our Amherst, Northampton and Belchertown offices combined.  This is great news, especially considering that we began the month with a snow storm which left many in the Pioneer Valley without power!  The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® also reports that single family homes and condominium sales are up.Read more...