Archive for July, 2012

Spotlight On: Max Spann, Jr., President & CEO, Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Company

July 30th, 2012 by melissa

Spotlight On . . .Max Spann, Jr.

This month’s Spotlight On profiles Max Spann, Jr. of Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Company. A renowned presence in the industry for decades, this company deals with all types of real estate nationwide with a focus on the Northeast sector. We spoke to Max Jr. on a variety of topics including online sales, determining marketing budgets and the current market landscape.

PA: How would you describe your organization?
MS: We’ve been in business for over 50 years. My father started it way back when, and we have locations in Manhattan and Northern New Jersey. We basically operate along the entire East Coast, although we have national affiliations to do work across the country as well.  We are exclusively oriented towards real estate, and we’re interdisciplinary from the standpoint that we handle every type of real estate including industrial, office, retail, residential, land and development rights. We’ve worked with a diversity of sellers, both private, public, and institutional. We’re considered one of the top auction firms in the nation, and have grown exponentially over the past 10 years. We love this industry and are big promoters of it. We have a staff of some 40 people, and they come from all different, varied backgrounds, which is great for what we offer clients. We have attorneys, bankers, agricultural specialists and former builders. We have a vast variety of disciplines which we all can bring to bear on different projects and different assignments. Read the rest of this entry »

PA Picks – Summer: The Season for Great Escapes

July 10th, 2012 by Ori Klein

Everyone under the sun is in vacation mode. Summer is in full swing, the weather is record-breaking hot, and everything around you is moving a little bit slower. This is the prime time of year that real estate seekers long for that special getaway property – not just a lake house or beach condo, but a full-fledged ‘great escape’ sanctuary. This week PA is checking out properties that fully deserve this title.

Take a look at Freedom Realty Exchange’s 7-bedroom, 5-and-3/4 bathroom custom home with guest house located in Bozeman, Montana. Weighing in at 8,759sf on 40.15 sprawling acres of pristine mountain land, this heavenly habitat is packed with amenities including vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, granite countertops, stone fireplaces and an upstairs theater room. Since this property is adjacent to a nature conservancy, potential owners can be rest assured that their spectacular views will not be disturbed. PA is picking this one for its stellar wraparound deck that offers striking views of the property’s trout pond, babbling stream and vast open space. Bid deadline is August 10th.

http://www.fre.com/auctions/view/4249/2092/srch

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