EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 28, 2012

Real Estate Briefs

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — WINDHAM — Shannon DiPietro, managing partner of Coco, Early & Associates’ new Windham office, announces that Erin Ashworth-Furman has joined her agent team. A Massachusetts native and decade-long resident of Windham, Ashworth-Furman will share years of real estate and personal experiences with her clients. In addition to New Hampshire, Ashworth-Furman also holds her real estate license in Florida and has more than 10 years of experience buying and selling homes.

DiPietro also, welcomes new agent Lea Batson to her team. Batson, who brings years of corporate experience, previously held positions within South Carolina-based Milliken & Company in both human resources and its Corporate University.

Coco, Early & Associates held their grand opening on Nov. 15, at its newest location on Route 111 in Windham. The independent real estate agency has offices in Dracut, Bradford, Georgetown and Methuen, as well as in Epping, Hampstead, Plaistow and Salem, N.H. For more information, visit movingwindhamnh.com or cocoearly.com.

WINDHAM — Shannon DiPietro, previously of Prudential Verani Realty, announces that she has partnered with Coco, Early Associates, an independent real estate firm consisting of 200 agents, 11 offices and a marketing sphere in 32 countries worldwide.

Dipietro will be the managing partner for the Windham Division of Coco, Early & Associates.

Dipietro, one of the 10 top real estate agent producers in New Hampshire, has developed a strong reputation of offering her clients an exemplary level of service throughout Windham and the surrounding towns.

ANDOVER — Ryan Fay has recently joined Prudential Howe & Doherty as a REALTOR. The announcement was made by Douglas Howe, broker/owner of Prudential Howe & Doherty. Fay will be focused on residential real estate sales in the Andovers and the Merrimack Valley.

NORTH ANDOVER — Real Living Schruender Real Estate has opened a new real estate school within their office at 73 Chickering Road in North Andover. Recent market statistics have shown that the real estate market is showing signs of recovery. In the Merrimack Valley, real estate sales have grown 26 percent year-to-date when compared to sales during the same period in 2011. Real Living Schruender Real Estate is looking to capitalize on the recent trend and have opened the school anticipating that there will be a greater need for such a resource in the Merrimack Valley. Currently, anyone interested in taking the real estate exam course has limited options in the area.

The new class will be offered through a series of two-hour DVDs and will provide greater flexibility for those who are looking to attend the class. Massachusetts law requires 40 hours of instruction to be completed prior to taking the real estate exam to become an agent. Once the class has been completed the student will be eligible to take the Massachusetts real estate exam course and become a licensed realtor. The cost is $375 and includes books and materials.

Real Living Schruender Real Estate has been in the real estate business for nearly 60 years and is a premier service provider of real estate services. For more information, contact Hollie Williams, sales manager, at 978-685-5000 or email Hollie.williams@realliving.com.

WINDHAM — Coco, Early & Associates welcomes Melanie Norcross, formerly of Prudential Verani, to their new team of agents in the Windham office.

A Realtor since 2008, Norcross is also a Certified Negotiation Expert. Prior to working in realty, Norcross worked as assistant editor for the Derry News in Derry. She lives in Salem, N.H. with her family and is kept busy with her two daughters as an active volunteer in their school’s PTA.

PLAISTOW — Dianne Carlson, managing partner of the Plaistow Coco, Early and Associates Team, announces that Paul Sullivan has joined her team of Realtors.

Prior to joining Carlson’s team, Sullivan worked as the broker/owner of Paul Sullivan Real Estate in Atkinson, and was a broker associate for Century 21 Bridge Realty in Plaistow. He has been a real estate broker since 2000.

He has lived in Atkinson for 24 years.

WINDHAM — Coco, Early & Associates welcomes Lea Batson to its new team of agents in the new Windham office.

Batson, who lives in Windham with her family, brings years of corporate experience with her. Previously, she held positions within South Carolina-based Milliken & Company in both human resources and its Corporate University.

LONDONDERRY — Susan Mowbray, a sales associate in the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Londonderry, has earned the Accredited Real Estate Professional designation by successfully completing the comprehensive SuccessBuilder training program, designed and conducted by the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Career and Educational Development department.

SuccessBuilder is a three-month intensive training program that involves in-classroom skill development, online learning sessions, and industry specific field assignments. Designees must also meet specific production requirements, including the closing of three real estate transactions.

As a part of the course, Mowbray learned how to best assist both buyer and seller clients in making sound business decisions, sharing industry best practices and current market trends, and the use of cutting edge tools to market homes. She has also demonstrated expertise in the use of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s transaction management system, HomeBase, which allows clients to virtually access critical tasks and documents associated with their real estate transaction.