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Property Briefing

For the week ending Sept. 14, the sale of an Amherst home was the highest recorded property transaction in Hampshire County, followed by sales of a condominium in Northampton and another home in Amherst.

Shelley Y. Treyz sold a three-story house at 242 Lincoln Ave. for $660,000 to Charles Thompson and Violet Clark of Northampton. Built in 1905, the restored home has eight bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in approximately 3,700 square feet of living space. The house, which sits on .7 acres, also has a third-floor family room, according to published reports. The property is assessed at $630,400 and last sold for $420,000 in 1999.

The second-highest sale occurred in Northampton, where Asha Thomas and Jeremy S. Stevens transferred ownership of a condominium at 25 Union St. for $487,000 to Amy Trombley of Northampton. Located near the city's downtown, the 2,406-square-foot condo has two bedrooms and three bathrooms. The unit is assessed at $490,000 and last sold for $505,000 in 2007, according to land records.

The third-highest sale, for $440,000, involved a Colonial home built in 1875 at 608 South Pleasant St. in Amherst. Niels L. and Teresa J. Nielsen of Northampton acquired the property from Kay R. Young and Leslie S. Young, personal representatives of the estate of Eleanor J. Young. Located near Groff Park, the 3,232-square-foot home has five bedrooms and three bathrooms and is located on a .45-acre lot. The property is assessed at $419,100 and had been on the market for $498,000 at one time.

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