Author: Anthony Fireman

North West Bristol County – North Attleboro, Mansfield, and Easton – Great Places to Live
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North West Bristol County – North Attleboro, Mansfield, and Easton – Great Places to Live

Although I grew up in Sharon in Norfolk County, Easton was about 15 minutes away. One of my fondest childhood memories was spent in the town’s Maplewood Country Day Camp during the summer. The property is on Foundry Street just off Route 106. Maplewood is a family run business owned and operated by Susan Reardon and […]

Southcoast Central Living
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Southcoast Central Living

New Bedford, Taunton and Fall River have had “stay away” reputations for as long as I can remember. Crime and poverty, among other demographics, have stricken these Southcoast Central economies harshly. But renewal can rise from such detriment. Thus, it’s no surprise these three cities are turning around thanks to […]

Get Moving
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Get Moving

Guess what, 2013 will be the time to move on buying a home. The residential real estate market has been on the mend across most parts of southern New England. Tight inventories, low mortgage rates, first-time homebuyers, and pent up demand have contributed to prices finally stabilizing and even increasing in some areas. That said, in Washington, […]

The Year in Review
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The Year in Review

This year has been the perfect time to buy a home across the SouthCoast, Cape Cod and Rhode Island. Local markets have stabilized courtesy of limited inventories and foreclosures, historically low mortgage rates, much improved buyer demand and rising prices. So, as we close out 2012, we reflect on a few of this year’s important real estate trends while […]

Markets are on the Mend
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Markets are on the Mend

According to recent reports, it looks like the residential real estate market is finally turning for the better. For example, according to the National Association of Realtors, foreclosures are at a 5-year low. In addition, Massachusetts’s Association reports 14 consecutive months of sales growth. Likewise, August’s pending home sales, the most pure measure of buyer demand, was 4,717, the […]

The Southcoast: East Looking Back
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The Southcoast: East Looking Back

Prior to the Cape Cod Canal in 1916, the Cape and the SouthCoast regions had deep, rich histories and reputable destinations for leisure. Yet, when the Cape became a modern brand name vacation haven, the SouthCoast did not. That said, the SouthCoast history is intriguing. For example, Fairhaven, located in the eastern portion of Dartmouth and […]