Take your umbrella with you when you go to these Open Houses today:
Here are today’s Open Houses:
Here are the this week’s new listings (and the list of Saturday Open Houses):
These are the most recent new listings:
Swampscott new listings
Salem new listings
Beverly new listings
Lynn new listings
This post lists the week’s new listings, shown below. We are also seeing more Open Houses on Saturdays and you can click Saturday Open Houses to see the list.
As we enter the peak spring selling season we are seeing more Open Houses on Saturdays. Here are links to today’s:
It may be School Vacation week and you may have thought you were living in an Indian monsoon on Monday, but it is officially spring and new listings are coming on. Here are the latest:
Missing from the earlier list was 8 Pond Street which has an Open House today from 11:00-2:00.
Wrap up but plan to attend these Open Houses:
The first Quarter of the year is the slowest one for sales in Essex County (weather!), typically representing about 15% of the year’s total. The smaller the number of sales the less significant is the data, so the numbers for individual towns can and do fluctuate from quarter to quarter.
As the numbers get bigger so does the significance. In the 34 cities and towns of Essex County overall, sales of Single Family Homes (SFH) were down 4% from Q1 2017 while the median price increased 4.4%.
In the whole of Massachusetts, sales were flat and the median price increased 3%,
The table below shows the median SFH price for each town for the last three years; and the median price and sales for Q1 for 2017 and 2018. The mid-year data, which I shall publish in mid-July, will give a better feel for the market in individual cities and towns, but these numbers support the general perception that the housing market in Essex County continues to show price increases.
A man came to see 11 Crown Way a while back and commented that he had driven up and down Atlantic Avenue for years and had no idea that there were oceanfront houses at the end of the streets between Preston Beach and Beach Street.
There are a lot of small streets that lead to the water and have 1 or 2 or maybe 3 or 4 houses sitting directly on the ocean at the end. And for the most part these houses sit on the rocky Atlantic coast and are high enough that flooding is not a concern, while many of them face South, have great views of Ram Island and down the coastline, and are well protected from the nor’easters that can impact more exposed areas.
In 2014 there were 29 houses with an Assessed Value of $2 million or more in this area and by this year that number had jumped to 45.This area does indeed contain Marblehead’s Unknown Oceanfront properties.
11 Crown Way, which has breathtaking views all the way down to the South Shore, is a gracious, restored (1998-2006), 1870s oceanfront home. The open floor plan offers an easy flow for entertaining. The house sits on a private beach, high above the Atlantic, in a wonderfully protected location (no flood insurance required.) VIEWS and VIEWS and VIEWS.
The Carriage House is believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad, and the property has been featured by the Massachusetts Historical Commission.
Listen to the sound of the ocean, while looking out over the rocks which provide a sanctuary for wildlife.
11 Crown Way is just 13 miles north of Boston’s Logan Airport, while enjoying all the charms and delights of the “Yachting Capital of America”, and “New England’s Best-Kept Seaside Secret.”
Call Andrew Oliver on 617.834.8205 or Kathleen Murphy on 603.498.6817 to arrange a showing.