About Us

The Plaine Team

Barbara, Rachael & Mitch Plaine

 The Berkshires For Sale is a full service, family owned real estate office, working as a team to help you reach your goals. We offer services to both buyers and sellers, guiding all transactions in a timely, professional manner. With our national exposure, in-depth knowledge of the Berkshires and local contacts we will find the buyer or property that truly meets your needs. We are compassionate listeners and trusted advisers. From the initial meeting through to completion, our clients experience the highest level of professional service they deserve.

 

 

We specialize in selling the Berkshire Lifestyle through a unique real estate marketing process. Our services include traditional real estate brokerage, business brokerage, auction services, estate settlement services and for sale by owner marketing programs.

Mitch Plaine has lived in the Berkshires and surrounding areas for most of his life. He is a licensed real estate broker and auctioneer, member of the National Board of Realtors, the Massachusetts Board of Realtors, the Berkshire Board of Realtors, the National Association of Auctioneers, a Certified Estate Specialist (CES) and an Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE). In addition to his real estate career he is also the owner of Plaine’s Bike Ski Snowboard in Pittsfield, MA, which has been in business since 1974. Mitch is also involved with community organizations including the Elks USA, the Sons of Italy ITAM Lodge and USA Dance. Mitch lives in Pittsfield with his wife Barbara and his Jack Russel Terrier named Jack. He has two daughters, Rachael and Amanda. Mitch enjoys horseback riding, ballroom dancing, cycling, skiing and gardening.

Barbara Plaine has lived in the Berkshires all of her life. She has held her real estate broker’s license since 1978, is licensed in both Massachusetts and New York State and is a Certified Estate Specialist (CES). Barb is a Kripalu trained and licensed massage therapist. Barb and Mitch have been married since 1980 and have two daughters, Rachael and Amanda Plaine. She is a board member of The Council on Aging, member of USA Dance, the Sons of Italy ITAM Lodge and an active parishioner of St. Charles Church. Barb enjoys ballroom dancing, fitness, cross country skiing, cycling, reading, golf, gardening, decorating and cooking.

Rachael Plaine was born and raised in the Berkshires and graduated magna cum laude from University of Massachusetts – Amherst. She is a licensed Realtor, member of the National Board of Realtors, the Massachusetts Board of Realtors and the Berkshire Board of Realtors. Rachael also teaches yoga and fitness classes throughout the community as Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness. She is on the advisory committee of the Realtors Young Professional Network, a member of USA Dance and an alumni of the Berkshire Leadership Program. Rachael enjoys salsa dancing, mountain biking, kayaking, snowboarding, surfing and hiking with her yellow lab Samba.

United Country Property Events 55 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 413-442-9977 Licensed in Massachusetts and New York