Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Sandisfield, MA.
My husband and I approached Chapin after several recommendations from Berkshire locals who had nothing but positive things to say about him. We were told he is a sharp, responsive, creative, and motivated broker to work with and his reputation proved to be true.
With his extensive knowledge and connection to real estate in Berkshire county, Chapin was able to navigate our way through a fairly complicated purchase of a foreclosure with a failed septic system - this can create a nightmare if you require financing for the purchase - and not only helped us to purchase the property for less than the asking price, but also to close 3 weeks early!!!!!
Through all of the bumps along the way (thrown at us by Fannie Mae), Chapin was always easy to reach, patient with questions, and able to anticipate what was next with a prepared strategy.
We could not have been happier with Chapin as our broker.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $475K in Great Barrington, MA.
My husband and I began looking for a home in the Berkshires early in 2013. We enlisted the help of Chapin, and immediately his responsiveness and availability was impressive. Chapin began by showing us a breadth of types of properties, keenly taking in our reactions and feedback. As we saw more and more homes, Chapin began to focus our search on homes that worked for us: we were looking for a long term investment and were open to doing work.
After spending a few winter and spring weekends with Chapin, he emailed us to let us know that he thought he had found "the one." We saw a number of homes that Saturday and ended with the prospect he had emailed about. We ended up closing last Friday on the house we'd been hoping to find.
Not only did Chapin help us through the specifics of finding and buying, but he was able to tell us about individual neighborhoods, home features and detail, and helped us see the potential in properties.
Chapin is a pleasure to work with and to be around. I would recommend him wholeheartedly. He has a positive attitude and has wonderful relationships with other real estate professionals in the area which made for many happy weekends searching for homes.
Chapin was fantastic selling my home in New Marlborough, MA. He was attentative to every little detail and very professional but, with a very relaxing demeaner, makeing me much more at ease about the selling process.
My home sold quickly and without being overwhelmed by the whole process. I would recommend Chapin for any real estate matter.