Smart people that feel serious about moving recognize there isn't a flood of houses coming to the market anytime soon. Instead of putting their lives and their dreams on hold they are adapting their searches and making their goals happen. We are here to guide them.
If I was house hunting today, and was considering northern MA these are the towns I would hone in on for opportunity, value and quality of life.
Amesbury: Home to the vibrant Mills at Amesbury, a revitalized industrial complex turned bustling shopping and dining destination. With its charming downtown and proximity to the Merrimack River, Amesbury offers an attractive mix of old and new homes. The average sale prices in town are steadily rising. Over the years we have worked on notable home sales from antique luxury, to waterfront moderns, to first time buyer condos as well as farms. The one thing that they all have in common is our clients fall in love with the community.
If you were thinking Peabody, Salem, Andover, North Andover, Wilmington, Danvers, Newburyport, Newbury, think Amesbury and see how much more house you can enjoy in the same price range.
Beverly: Some would say it's already established but I believe the community still has a lot of room for values to grow, Beverly's waterfront district known as Beverly Harbor is undergoing a renaissance with luxury condos and upscale restaurants popping up. This prime location boasts stunning harbor views and easy access to Boston. It's also one of the most affordable communities on the north shore providing move up buyers with a lot of opportunities for first time home buyers in houses and condos, "move up" homes for people growing into larger spaces, newly built homes and luxury properties.
If you were thinking Haverhill, Peabody, Salem, Amesbury, Danvers, North Andover, Winthrop, Gloucester, consider Beverly and get the total package, good community, good opportunities, attractive prices.
Groveland: This scenic town boasts rolling hills, farmland, and proximity to hiking trails and nature reserves. Growing families seeking a peaceful escape with strong community ties are drawn to Groveland's quiet charm. Very often people hoping for Andover/North Andover or Newburyport choose Groveland for their home town when they see how much more home their buying power gets you.
For those who want Newbury, West Newbury, Boxford, the Andovers, the Readings, Groveland is a smart alternative with desirable schools and lower expenses.
Haverhill: The Merrimack Riverwalk and revitalized downtown district are attracting young professionals and artists to Haverhill. With its thriving arts scene and affordable housing options, Haverhill offers a unique blend of urban cool and historic charm.
Pockets of luxury homes, neighborhoods with tree lined streets and quiet little spots, convenient locations for commuters, Haverhill has it all. It's hard to overlook that very attractive average sale price compared to the neighboring communities.
Get to know the types of homes available in town and then take a long hard look at your finances. Haverhill may give you the opportunity you have been waiting for at an affordable price and lower taxes than most. Very often buyers start their search with us in Newburyport, Portsmouth, Amesbury, the Andovers and ultimately choose either Salem NH, Windham NH or Haverhill when they see for themselves the types of housing they can afford in town.
North Andover: For buyers and sellers North Andover is a charming blend of vibrant New England character and modern convenience. Think historic homes lining tree-lined streets, top-rated schools, and a friendly community atmosphere, paired with close proximity to Boston and major highways.
For years North Andover was the best kept secret of the northern towns, people rushing to Andover would come to realize just a town over they could find lower taxes, lower prices, similar commutes and some wonderful options for homes.
Before settling on Windham, Andover, Newburyport, the Readings, Wilmington, Winchester, Westford get to know North Andover.
Andover: A charming blend of historical pedigree and bustling family life, making it a prime location for the modern lifestyle we live today with something for everyone from affordable condos in the $300's, to luxury homes well into the multi millions along with every price point in between.
People moving to Andover are usually coming for highly desired schools, the easy commute to Boston, the thriving downtown scene flourishing with restaurants like Prive, La Fina, La Rosas, Elm square Oyster, our local coffee shops, our boutique shopping and easy train to Boston access.
Often our house hunters who fall in love with Andover expand their searches to also include the Readings, Winchester, Westford, Lexington, Concord, Newburyport, West Newbury, Newbury and other upscale communities in the luxury price tiers.
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