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The Board of Selectmen in Hingham are in the process of deciding the best use of the Hersey House property.  The 3.25 acre property property. located at 229 North Street, consists of an improved two-story wood-frame dwelling, constructed in 1750, with extensive modifications in the 1890s.  The ho...
On Saturday, March 12, 2011 The Hull Life Saving Museum will host The 32nd Annual Snow Row.  The race starts at noon with the coxswain’s meeting at 11:30 AM.  The event starts at The Windmill Point Boathouse, 185 Main Street, Hull, MA 02043.  The event is free to the large number of spectators, ...
I don't think I am "going out on a limb" by saying that trying to sell your home in today's market is not without its challenges.  However, with every challenge, comes opportunity, if you look carefully enough.  There are some great reasons to take advantage of the current market conditions that ...
The Weymouth, MA condo market has seen a good dip in the sales pace in the final quarter of 2010.   However at the end of 2009 there was a push to get properties under agreement so that the buyers could take advantage of the First Time Home Buyer's Tax Credit.  With that rush now no longer in the...
Condos for Sale in Hull, MA continue to show some resilience in the final quarter of 2010.  However volume leaves a bit to be desired, but some improvement is starting to gain traction. In the 4th quarter of 2009 we saw a meager two units sell at an average sales price of $165,000 or $181 per squ...
The Scituate, MA Condo market continues for keep pace with the single family homes for sale in Scituate, MA.  While both markets continue to show improvement, the market is beginning to see the value in this great seaside town.  In the forth quarter of 2010 we saw six units sell at an average sal...
The Hingham, MA Condo market continues to show signs of mixed results.  While much of the housing stock in Hingham is largely single family homes, there are more condo choices than one would believe to be true.  And these choices vary in price, location and services.  The choices in condos vary g...
The Cohasset Sailing Club which recently  celebrated its 50th Aniversary last season, is about to embark on a major over haul to its facilities.  As I noted in a previous post, a new club house is in the works for the Cohasset Sailing Club.   By was of reference the Cohasset Sailing Club is a com...
Recently the Sunday hours at the Hingham Public Library were eliminated due to budget constraints.  This was a real shame since Hingham hosts one of the better public libraries on the South Shore.  With over 165,000 books on site, extensive print and electronic resources, it has something to off...
Okay so I am not the only one guilty of advocating how wonderful it is to live in Scituate, MA with its great proximity to the many beaches the town has to offer.  Homes for Sale in Scituate, MA often note their location relative to a particular beach.  However living too close to the water in t...

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My blog covers the towns of Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, Scituate, Weymouth and Marshfield. I try to keep you posted on current events of note that impact my market towns. You will find useful monthly market stats along with tidbits of local knowledge.