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Christmas on the North Shore

The holidays are especially beautiful in New England, and North Shore Massachusetts is no exception. If you live north of Boston, here are my top recommendations for festive outings, gift shopping, and more!  Fun for the Family Christmas at Castle Hill If you have never been to the Crane Estate, this is the perfect time […]

Life on the North Shore- Pt 2

The North Shore simply can’t be beat! With fabulous seafood, culture, beaches, and plenty to do and see, you can’t go wrong. Here are the second group of North Shore Massachusetts cities and towns. If you missed Part I, you can check it out, here. Manchester-by-the-Sea Many may recognize Manchester-by-the-Sea by the film of the […]

Life on the North Shore- Pt 1

What is “North Shore” Massachusetts? First and foremost, what is the North Shore of Massachusetts? The North Shore is generally defined as the region north of Boston located along the Atlantic coast. Over the years, there has been much debate over which towns and cities should and should not be included in the “official” North […]

Newburyport MA

Newburyport is one of those towns that completely embodies the coastal New England feel. With plenty of ocean views, great restaurants, and lots of shopping, it is the perfect place to live or visit on the Northshore.  Though the area was settled in 1635, Newburyport became its own town separate from Newbury in 1764 and […]

Why Do I Need A Home Inspection?

Since the pandemic, we have been seeing a very competitive housing market. With the bidding wars and over-asking offers of 2021, many buyers also chose to waive the home inspection in hopes of getting ahead of the competition. As we enter the fall of 2022, I’ve noticed an uptick in home inspections in Massachusetts, which […]

Should I Buy Now or Wait?

The housing market has experienced some drastic changes since the start of the pandemic. In particular, the high interest rates and low inventory we are now experiencing have greatly influenced many people’s decisions on whether or not to invest in real estate. Let’s examine some of the top reasons the timing may or may not […]

Rockport MA

Rockport is potentially the most quintessential coastal New England town there is! Located just past Gloucester, it is one of the best places to spend the day on the Northshore. Rockport is a magnificent spot for art, shopping, seafood, and gorgeous views. Aptly named “Rockport” for its historical granite quarries, the town separated from Gloucester […]

5 Tips For First-Time Homebuyers In

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the current market, you are not alone. The power is in the seller’s hands which can leave many feeling discouraged during the buying process. There is a house out there waiting for you, I promise. It may take a bit of flexibility and patience, but together we can get it […]

New Summertime Activities on the Northshore

If you live in the area, you probably already have favorite local spots to visit in the summer. This year, why not try some new spots? Beverly, Salem, and Marblehead have some fantastic new additions that you’ll want to check out. Here is a compilation of some of the best new activities and places to […]

Ipswich MA

Just north of Hamilton-Wenham and south of Rowley and Newbury, Ipswich Massachusetts is the perfect Northshore town to explore in any season! Whether you are interested in walking its expansive nature trails, lounging on the beach, antiquing, or eating a lobster roll with a view, Ipswich is a perfect town for summer activities. In the […]