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Check out Lynnfield Homes: Congress Extended the Tax Credit!

Congress heard our need to both extend and expand the homebuyer tax credit to continue stimulating the housing sector of the economy.The Senate voted 98-0 and the House voted 403-12 on legislation that includes the extension and expansion of the credit. This is a perfect time for first time homebuyers, or experienced buyers, to check out some of the Lynnfield Homes Northrup Associate Realtors offers to Boston area home buyers.
Explore this Lynnfield home. An ample amount of space, extensive utilities, beautiful landscaping, and a fresh new look make it a perfect piece of Lynnfield real estate to take advantage of the tax credit with! lynnfield home
While markets differ from area to area, overall interest rates are low and housing choices are abundant. Let a Northrup realtor help you, someone who understands the nuances of each neighborhood and can apply real time local market expertise to your situation. Now more than ever, a Northrup REALTOR can answer all your questions and help you sell or buy your home. To read more about the consumer tax credit log, click here.

Northrup's Image Projected via Social Media

The way we use the Internet has increasingly evolved. Social media has changed the way we communicate, providing a terrific platform to connect with people and share information, but most of all, keep current with recent activities. Social networking allows for quick hit information bytes and offers the ability to source information and people through a network of contacts with rapid turnaround. At Northrup we have embraced this technology and believe it to continue to be more competitive, productive and successful. We encourage you to come on board with this evolution of technology and preview our Blog filled with an archive of articles ranging from the consumer tax credit to our top producers. You can also follow us on Twitter to become aware of local news and events or perhaps become a fan of our office and stay in touch with Northrups latest real estate happenings on Facebook. Our companys image has been projected through these social media outlets, and as always we will continue to focus on you- our client, because at Northrup Associates our clients come first.
Article Courtesy of Peabody & Lynnfield Weekly News, December 17, 2009

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    AWARD WINNING WEBSITE

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    The 2009 Massachusetts Association of Realtors Website Design Contest gathered some of the best real estate websites across the state. Two categories were used to divide the entries: broker/office websites and agent/individual websites. One winner and two runners-up were chosen from each category based on criteria ranging from the quality and originality of content to the visual design, interactivity, and use of multimedia in the website.

    We at Northrup Associates are pleased to announce our website has won Second Runner Up for featuring strong property search functions with mapping and the option to save searches for later. Our site was also noted for providing a map tool to find open houses in the area as well as a our comprehensive section called Condo Central which highlights condos in the north shore.These features, in addition to the well designed layout, helped push it into its award winning spot.

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        CONGRATULATIONS RICHARD TISEI

        CONGRATULATIONS

        2009 REALTOR of the Year

        RICHARD TISEI

        Pictured left Louise Bartolo, 2008 REALTOR of the Year,  honoring 2009 REALTOR of the Year-Ricahrd Tisei

        Pictured left Louise Bartolo, 2008 REALTOR of the Year, honoring 2009 REALTOR of the Year-Ricahrd Tisei

        Each local association is urged to select, as its REALTOR of Year, one outstanding Realtor member who has made the greatest contribution to the advancement of the real estate profession and the community at large from January 1, 2008 to the present time. This year's REALTOR of the Year, Richard Tisei, Designated Realtor of Northrup Associates, Realtors, in Lynnfield, was served the Association in many ways throughout the years. He has chaired or served on the Programs, Membership, and Professional Standards committees-to name a few. He has also chaired or served on the Board of Directors in several officer positions-Secretary/Clerk, Vice President and currently President elect. Richard, who is also a Massachusetts Senator, has worked very closely with MAR's legal and legislative teams to ensure that Realtor priorities are heard on Beacon Hill. He has led the fight against proposals that are harmful to homeowners and the real estate industry in general. The 2009 ROTY is also a Director of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors Board of Directors. On the national level, he has attended several national meetings including RELO conferences in Miami, San Antonio and Providence. Richard holds the CRB designation. One of the outstanding features of this ROTY is his incredible involvement in the civic and human service agencies throughout the region. For his unselfish and devoted commitment he has been honored by the Massachusetts Association of the YMCA, the Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the MA council of Human Service providers, the MA Home Health Care Association, the Coalition of Family and Advocates for the Retarded, and the MA Silver Haired legislature. In addition, Richard was honored for his outstanding participation in the Eastern Middlesex Association of Retarded Citizens. In the area of business accomplishments, his independent real estate company recently celebrated its 57th Anniversary. Richard's faithfulness to the principles of organized real estate have been demonstrated by his strong advocacy to further the principles of good real estate practices, to fight proposals that would create transfer taxes, and support laws that will change licensing requirements for real estate licensees- to ensure that brokers and agents have more education and experience. Congratulations to this year's REALTOR of the Year-RICHARD TISEI!
        (Article Courtesy of Eastern Middlesex Association of Realtors-Summer 2009)

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          CONGRATULATIONS HELEN BOLINO!

          CONGRATULATIONS

          HELEN BOLINO!

          We are proud of you!

          Bernie Starr-President of Realty Guild  presented Helen Bolino with Top Achievement Award

          Bernie Starr-President of Realty Guild presented Helen Bolino with Top Achievement Award

          Northrup Associates is proud to congratulate

          Helen Bolino for being named by Realty Guild

          as one of the Top 7 agents in Massachusetts.

          Bolino won the Top Achievement Award for most sales and total volume for the Metro North Region. Awards were given out to the top agents in 7 geographic regions consisting of Cape Cod, South Shore, Metro Boston, North Shore, Rt 495 West, Metro West as well as Metro North.

          "It is very rewarding to be recognized for my work." "During these economic times, it takes a lot of hard work, dedication and perseverance to succeed. I am very fortunate in having many loyal customers who refer new clients to me and it is very gratifying to know that they have been satisfied with the level of service they received," Bolino said in accepting the award.

          "Helen has consistently been a Top Producer at Northrup Associates and the number one agent in our community for the past eight years. She is a valued and trusted real estate resource for many buyers and sellers and a major contributor to the overall success of our firm," said Richard Tisei, Broker/Owner of Northrup Associates.

          Realty Guild is an organization of 50 independently owned real estate offices covering more than 200 communities and more than 800 Realtors doing more than $4.5 billion in business in Massachusetts. Each year top agents in each region are awarded top honors for their achievement.

          (Article Courtesy of Peabody&Lynnfield Weekly News-June 11, 2009)

          Roberts joins Northrup Associates

          Debra RobertsLYNNFIELD-Northrup Associates has announced that Debra Roberts, Realtor and Accredited Buyers Representative formerly of ReMax Property Shoppe, recently joined the firm as an associate. "Her accessibility, professionalism and personal service makes her a perfect fit for our assembly of Realtors," said Richard Tisei-Broker/Owner of Northrup Associates. "Creatively, Debra has a love of decorating and design and is available to lend advise and help with home staging and redesign. Highlighting your homes strengths is an important marketing tool in today's competitive market." Roberts is an active member and volunteer in the Lynnfield community. She has lived in Lynnfield for most of her life. She and her husband Brian have two sons: Michael, a graduate of Lynnfield High School attending Columbia University, and Nicholas who is enrolled at the high
          (Article Courtesy of Peabody&Lynnfield Weekly News-May 21, 2009)

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          NORTHRUP OPENS NEW CONDO DIVISION

          Experience Makes All the Difference Northrup Associates is pleased to announce that our firm has opened a new Condo Division. Our associates are all Certified Buyers Representatives and have all received specialized training and are highly skilled in condominium sales. Over the years, we have increasingly become the office to turn to when making the decision t o buy or sell a condominium. As our reputation has grown, we have become a regional leader. In fact, we are currently marketing four spectacular new complexes located throughout the North Shore. Not every real estate company is equipped with the expertise and know how when it comes to condominium sales. We have been selling condominiums longer than any other real estate office on the North Shore. Now you can preview the first and only comprehensive condo division in the North Shore area. Feel free to log onto our website www.northruprealtors.com and click on Condo Central and see why we've been servicing the North Shore since 1952.
          (Article Courtesy of Peabody&Lynnfield Weekly News-April 16, 2009)

          DeRosa joins Northrup Associates

          Alex DeRosaLYNNFIELD-Northrup Associates has announced that Alex DeRosa, former manager of Century 21 N. Shore, has joined the as a Realtor, CBR- Certified Buyer's Representative and Director of Marketing, effective January 2009. "We are extremely pleased to have Alex DeRosa join our dynamic team of Realtor associates," said Richard Tisei, Broker/Owner of Northrup Associates. "Her marketing background, combined with her extensive real estate experience, regional Realtor leadership and commitment to her clients, is a welcome supplement to our firm. Her addition enables us to further develop one of the North Shore's premier real estate firms into a significant powerhouse in the Peabody/Lynnfield community." "I am thrilled to have joined this highly professional and well respected organization," said DeRosa. "Northrup Associates has developed a sophisticated, award winning firm of industry leaders that are committed to staying abreast to the changes in the real estate industry." DeRosa previously served as Chair of Professional Advancement, Business Planning and Member Services as well as being a Board of Director with the North Shire Association of Realtors. She is a full-time Realtor, CBR-Certified Buyers Agent and Director of Marketing with Northrup Associates. She presently serves as Chair of the Communications Committee and was newly elected as an Officer-Secretary for the North Shore Association of Realtors as well as being a Substitute Director for the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. DeRosa has a Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Communications and is proficient in both Spanish and Italian.
          (Article Courtesy of Peabody&Lynnfield Weekly News-March 19, 2009)

          FIRM ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW & IMPROVED WEBSITE

          www.northruprealtors.com

          We have collaborated with our marketing and design team to provide a more comprehensive source of real estate information and services specific to the Lynnfield-Peabody & the North Shore area. While we've refined the design, we've also expanded our mission: Our ambition is to help consumers identify properties quickly and easily, stay at the forefront of technology by using specific marketing tools to enhance your property while providing competitive pricing and the best customer service in the real estate industry. Were proud to be your Realtor of choice and are focused on your needs today and long after the sale of your home. Now you can preview our best values, perform a one click search specific to architecture, lifestyle and more. Consumers can also access important links to news media, local hospitals or other North Shore area information. Feel free to login to www.northruprealtors.com and see why weve been servicing Lynnfield & Peabody since 1952.
          (Article Courtesy of Peabody&Lynnfield Weekly News-March 5, 2009)

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            HOMEBUYER TAX CREDIT

            littleguyCongratulations! Congress has increased the homebuyer tax credit to $8,000 and has made several improvements concerning this credit. This bill provides for an $8,000 tax credit that would available for first time home buyers for the purchase of an owner occupied residence on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009 and the best news is that this credit does not require repayment. The credit will be claimed on a tax return to reduce the buyers income tax liability. If any credit remains unused, then the unused amount will be refunded as a check to the purchaser.

            (Article Courtesy of Peabody&Lynnfield Weekly News-March 5, 2009)

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