276 Highland Street Hamilton, MA

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276 Highland Street, MASold in July 2015.

Beautiful setting looking out over Essex County Greenbelt property. Enjoy the fabulous morning light in this peaceful location. Also very close to Bradley Palmer State Park. This ranch style home is set on .25 acres. Great home to renovate or the possibility of rebuilding. This five room, two bedroom, one bath home is in need of extensive renovation. The home is 968 square feet and the septic system is in the process of being designed. Read More →


Rent or Buy a Home?

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – John & Cindy Farrell

Beverly MA - Rent or Buy a Home

The New York Times has a great interactive calculator that shows at what point to think about whether it is better to buy or rent. It has the ability to input many factors.

There are also other points to consider including what type and style of a home do you want to live in? What locations do you prefer? What type of rentals are available? Do you know how long you plan to be in your home? We represent and advise buyers with the potential purchase of a home. Contact John & Cindy Farrell 978-468-9576.


How Much Value Will Renovations Add To Your House?

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Value of Renovations - Real Estate North Shore of BostonHave you been wondering how the renovations you have done or plan to do to your home will impact the value? Remodeling Magazine has put out their cost vs value report for 2023. This is an interactive report that breaks it down by type of project and region. They also have graphs that show you how things have changed over the years.

Remodeling Magazine explains what the numbers mean. There are many factors that can contribute to differences.

The numbers shouldn’t be applied to an individual home or project without exploring all the available information for a specific home. If you are considering selling or if you are planning a renovation project we can help you early in the process.  John & Cindy Farrell 978-468-9576

Update March 18, 2023

Houzz.com has a great calculator to research what people are paying for remodeling projects in different locations. You just put in your zip code and type of renovation. This is a great tool! Here is the link.