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There is more to life than Real Estate. My intention is to provide not only Real Estate information but items that we all face and experience in our daily journey through life.
Today is the 100-year anniversary for Nunan's Florist & Greenhouses in Georgetown, MA. The business has expanded in the past 10 years and now includes a championship mini golf course and soon to coming sandwich shop.You can learn more about Nunan's by clicking on this link Nunan's Website As a Se...
Do you Remember the Jamies from Summer Time Summer Time fame? Here we are Friday, July 21st and the weekend is upon us. During the summer months, many folks think of spending time at the beach or lake enjoying the many activities available. There are many places that are pet-friendly so we do see...
Have you ever run into a situation where you have an accepted offer and Purchase and Sale Agreement at a great price, maybe even over asking, Then the bank appraiser shows up, you show your comps, they do their report AND you learn the appraisal came in less than the agreed upon & accepted price?...
A couple of weeks ago "The Wall That Heals" tour arrived in our area. A friend and I attended the exhibit. We each found our friends, whose memory is etched in the Wall. The exhibit was emotionally moving and did offer a form of healing & release for those who visited. BUT, that’s not why I’m wri...
The 5 Greatest Benefits Of Homeownership   Recently, Freddie Mac reported on the benefits of homeownership. According to their report, here are the five benefits that “should be at the top of everyone’s list.” Homeownership can help you build equity over time. Your monthly payments will remain st...
...to make, per hour, to afford a 2-bedroom rental home?  Housing & rental prices are skyrocketing. When I was a young man, venturing out on my own, the rule of thumb was 1-week's pay for 1-month's rent. Now, it seems, people are paying much more than 30% of their income for rental housing costs....
I know we have inventory struggles in much of the country but I don't know if I would call them "epic". What I cannot figure out is *why* inventory levels are so low. In my area, we have a little over 1-month supply. That being said I have learned that other Real Estate markets in other countries...
After a 1 year hiatus, the Georgetown Summer Concert Series has returned to the American Legion Park Bandstand. The concert series started this past Sunday, July 2nd with the American Music Spectacular. Returning to the event is Jeff & Maria's Ice Cream, Fat Belly BBQ truck, and the controversial...
We all know it's bug season and we apply all manner of methods to eradicate them BUT they do have a purpose, for what purpose I do not know. This cartoon came from my neighbor, Tom Drapeau, who owns Freedom Pest Control in Topsfield, MA. http://www.callfreedompest.com/ I got a chuckle from the ca...
Yup, today, June 21st marks the 1st day of Summer. The last day of school in our town is today. Vacations have been planned. Gas prices are falling again. There will be a mass exodus to the various vacation destinations where there are beaches, mountain trails & bike paths, campgrounds, ocean and...

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