Kayaking on Parker River in Newbury Massachusetts

We are putting the kayaks in on Middle Road Just past the Governors Academy.  There is parking on the side of the road but if you are not doing a round trip paddle you will want to station another car off Rout 1A in Old Town – where the boat launch is located. This is … Continued

How Much Do You Need To Save Before Buying a Home in Essex County?

Successfully buying a home is a large undertaking that demands research, forethought, patience, and discipline. Money is, of course, a large part of the equation, so let’s answer an important question: How much do you need to save before buying a home in Essex County? Put Together a Budget The first place to start is … Continued

4 Tips For Evaluating Offers For Your House In Essex County

Being a home seller can be awkward from time to time. You’re required to let a lot of people you’ve never met explore your home, judge it, and then come to you with offers for how much they believe the property is worth to them. In order to try making the whole experience a bit … Continued

What To Look For When Buying a Second Home In Essex County

Sometimes it’s nice to have a special get away from it all, or maybe starting up a side business for additional income is where you’re aiming. Whatever the situation, it’s important to keep a clear head if you’re shopping for a second home. To get you in the proper buyer mindset here’s some guidance on … Continued

6 Things You Can Do To Buy Your Dream House In Essex County

Everyone has an idea of what they would consider their ultimate dream home. If you feel you’re ready to begin the search, here are 6 things you can do to buy your dream house in Essex County. UPDATE YOUR HOME-BUYING BUDGET To start off, the best thing to do is to examine your current circumstances … Continued

Ranch Homes For Sale In Massachusetts

Today we are talking about the pros and cons of Ranch-Styled homes in Massachusetts. At the beginning of a house hunt I usually hear people say I want a home with character, a yard and a lot of natural light.  As a former urban planner…. Well…..  Every house has character when you understand the history … Continued