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We are the Community Connection!

Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blog posts, photos, and eclectic articles to feel the vibe of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Columbia & Dutchess Counties’ Hudson Valley. Please email us if you have something you would like us to post or blog about.

Get a Jump on the Competition

We’re on the cusp of prime selling and buying season, and if you list soon, you’ll have less competition than you would if you put your house on the market in May or June, when more homes will flood the

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Keep the Faith

Don’t let the doldrums of the lingering winter weather keep you down. We will be swinging into springtime soon enough. With crocus and tulip bulbs poking up from the ground we know that warmer temperatures and sunshine are right around

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Congratulations to Kent & Jonathan

Elyse Harney Morris and Mimi Harney of Elyse Harney Real Estate, Attorney Michael Lynch, Kent Hunter and Jonathan Blumberg owners of Hunter Bee in Millerton at the closing for their new home on 3/26/14. Congratulations! Visit Hunter Bee online.

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Spring Has Arrived!

At least on the calendar, as of Thursday March 20th spring is officially here. The snow is melting, and the tulips and daffodils are anxious to push out from their winter sleep. The tree buds are a bit confused but

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day or the Feast of St. Patrick is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated annually on March 17th, the death date of the most commonly recognized patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick (c.AD 385-461). The day commemorates Saint

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Think Summertime in the Country!

While we chill through the last few weeks of the bitter winter cold, our thoughts are of the warmth and sunshine of Summertime. Our special region offers an abundance of activity. Whether it be fishing, boating or swimming on one

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✭ Go USA! ✭

As we wind down to the closing ceremonies of the Sochi winter Olympics, we would like to express our admiration to all the athletes of Team USA. They have represented us with great pride and honor, competing as true world

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Our Five Star Real Estate Agents

☆ Five Star Professional partners with Connecticut Magazine each year to identify real estate, mortgage and insurance professionals in the Connecticut area who deliver outstanding service and client satisfaction. The Five Star Professional research team contacts thousands of recent homebuyers,

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Think Spring!

As we enjoy the beauty of our recent snowstorms, it is not too early to look ahead to the arrival of spring…only 33 days to go! Unfortunately, on February 2nd, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, the seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators,

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Mark Your Calendars!

February 7 – 9 In just 3 weeks the annual Jumpfest and Eastern U.S. Ski Jumping Championships again take place at Satre Hill here in Salisbury. This is the 88th year that the Salisbury Winter Sports Association has hosted this

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it will help open up a new perspective of our area. SWSA’s

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it will help open up a new perspective of our area. SWSA’s

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Elyse’s Country Journal – Thursday, January 23, 2014 – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it will

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Life is Good!

2013 is now our “Best Ever Year”, surpassing our “Best Ever” success in 2012, in regard to the amount of sales transactions at a growing range of price points. We continue to lead our primary market and are confident that

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Life is Good!

2013 is now our “Best Ever Year”, surpassing our “Best Ever” success in 2012, in regard to the amount of sales transactions at a growing range of price points. We continue to lead our primary market and are confident that

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Elyse’s Country Journal – Thursday, January 16, 2014 – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it will

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Elyse’s Country Journal – Thursday, January 9, 2014 – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it will

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Elyse’s Country Journal – January 2, 2014 – Salisbury, CT  Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it will

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Elyse @ Eckert Fine Art

Taken at Eckert Fine Art in Millerton with one of our favorite artists – Eric Forstmann and a signed copy of his new book! Very Cool!

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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – Thursday, December 26, 2013 – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – December 19, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – December 12, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – December 5, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Another EHRE Connection

“What could be better than selling and buying a house in the same day?” EHRE represented both of these transactions for long term area residents, Michael and Robin Gottlieb. Pictured here are Elyse Harney Morris-EHRE, Michael Gottlieb, Attorney Michael Lynch,

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – November 28, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – November 22, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – November 14, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – November 7, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – October 31, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Elyse’s Country Journal – October 24, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that

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