EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA


July 22, 2012

Real Estate news

WESTFORD — A multi-year agreement forged in Westford links more than 300 real estate agents in the state of Massachusetts with Habitat for Humanity’s goal to end poverty housing. The partnership includes plans for groundbreaking efforts in Greater Lowell, Worcester and Springfield building homes and community throughout the territory served by RE/MAX Prestige.

A project will also be selected to bring leaders of both organizations together to highlight the partnership and to participate directly in the building of Habitat homes. Agents and their teams will also be actively involved in the project through the sponsorship of Team Building Days on the home sites.

RE/MAX Prestige Brokers and agents have also individually pledged to contribute a portion of their commission to Habitat for Humanity to fund the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes.

RE/MAX Prestige has offices in Burlington, Chelmsford, Danvers, Dracut, East Longmeadow, Groton, Marlboro, Methuen, Northborough, Pelham, N.H., Springfield, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Westford and Wilbraham. For more information, visit RemaxPrestige.com.


NORTH ANDOVER — Sam Parrish has joined Draper Real Estate’s North Andover office. Parrish brings a wealth of knowledge as a business owner/operator of several restaurants; experiences in building renovation as a former contractor; and, in addition to his business background, he had an extraordinary first season as an agent in the fast-paced Boston housing market. Parrish is passionate about his work and dedicated to his clients’ best interests; he has a special talent for listening to their needs, ideas and desires, then working hard to make them happen.


MERRIMACK & NASHOBA VALLEYS — The Northeast Association of REALTORS (NEAR) reports that single family home sales during May in the 15 cities and towns from Boxford to Littleton rose by 37.2 percent compared with May of last year, while the number of condominiums sold climbed by 50.8 percent during the same time frame. Sales of both property types also showed significant gains versus the month of April, rising by 25 and 23.4 percent, respectively. The report is based on data from MLS Property Information Network in Shrewsbury.

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