South Shore Real Estate News

South Shore Real Estate Market Sending Mixed Messages – February 2013

South Shore Real Estate Market Sending Mixed Messages – February 2013

As we sit on the cusp of the 2013 Spring real estate market, its is hard to find any clear indication of where the market is truly heading. For much of 2012, the South Shore real estate market has seen steady increases in the number of transactions over the same months in the previous year. […]

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South Shore Real Estate Report – January 2013

South Shore Real Estate Report – January 2013

The South Shore had the most active January in 5 Years! Not since the peak of the real estate bubble in 2007 had the South Shore sold more homes in January that it did this past January. 242 single family homes were sold across all South Shore towns.  As expected, Quincy, Plymouth & Weymouth once again recorded […]

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Weymouth Real Estate – 2012 in review.

Weymouth Real Estate – 2012 in review.

Looking back on 2012, Weymouth was one of the more productive towns on the South Shore when it comes total real estate activity. 445 single family homes sold in Weymouth last year. 134 Weymouth condominiums were sold last year as well bringing the total number of Weymouth real estate transactions to 589 (not counting multi-family […]

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South Shore Real Estate Report: December 2012

South Shore Real Estate Report: December 2012

For the 10th straight month, the South Shore recorded more homes sold than the same month a year ago. During themonth of December, the South Shore sold 384 homes. Thats a 26% increase over December of 2011. Up 23% over 2011. Some South Shore towns showed significant improvement in the median sale price over last […]

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Architecture & Design

Engineering a South Shore Success Story

Engineering a South Shore Success Story

In an industry regarded for accuracy, Morse Engineering has earned a reputation for precision and innovation. Since 2009, this small civil engineering firm out of Scituate, MA has helped South Shore property owners define, preserve & maximize their investments and the environments that surround them. If you are a homeowner, developer or commercial property owner, […]

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Recreate Your Space For Spring

Recreate Your Space For Spring

This spring let’s not just clean up let’s recreate your space. This has been a lingering winter and we’ve all been stuck in the house for way too long! If you’re like me, you’re getting sick of your stuff. So instead of breaking the bank starting from scratch, here are some simple ways to update […]

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South Shore Design Build Firm, Lineal Inc. Opens Office in Duxbury

South Shore Design Build Firm, Lineal Inc. Opens Office in Duxbury

Imagine a small, abandoned, antique cape built in 1750 with low ceilings and cramped rooms. Now picture a contemporary loft with modern stainless steel appliances, concrete countertops, exposed steel beams and an open floor plan. These two styles sit on opposite ends of the residential design spectrum and attempting to combine both would be frowned […]

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Meet Lloyd Architects of Plymouth

Meet Lloyd Architects of Plymouth

Lloyd Architects is an architecture firm based in Plymouth, MA. Led by Lester Lloyd, AIA, and Rob Reifeiss, Lloyd Architects has been solving complex design challenges for their clients for nearly 20 years. Their client list includes companies like Pfizer, Genzyme, Starbucks, US Airways & Bank of America and are considered the “commercial architecture secret […]

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Interior Design

Recreate Your Space For Spring

Recreate Your Space For Spring

This spring let’s not just clean up let’s recreate your space. This has been a lingering winter and we’ve all been stuck in the house for way too long! If you’re like me, you’re getting sick of your stuff. So instead of breaking the bank starting from scratch, here are some simple ways to update […]

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Holiday De-Decorating

Holiday De-Decorating

If you’re anything like me post the Christmas madness, you immediately start to feel wistful for the weeks prior (wait hear me out). Instead of feeling relieved right after the Christmas craziness I start to get nostalgic. Not necessarily for the Christmas I just had, but rather for the Christmas I see through snow globe […]

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Hosting For the Holidays

Hosting For the Holidays

Whether you’ve been hosting holidays for years or maybe this is your first time, here are a few survival tips to help you handle all of your family in one place at one time. No offense to your family of course. 1. Make More Space & Clear out clutter: If you’ve read any of my […]

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First Impressions: 10 seconds to Home Selling Success or Failure

First Impressions: 10 seconds to Home Selling Success or Failure

Last weekend my wife and I went to 2 open houses in Scituate. The first was a split level ranch set in a private neighborhood and the second was small 3 bedroom colonial also in private neighborhood. As we pulled up to House #1, we first noticed an overgrown front yard, then peeling paint on […]

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About the South Shore

Construction on the New Fore River Bridge Begins

Construction on the New Fore River Bridge Begins

Weymouth – On Friday last week Governor Deval Patrick stood beside Mayor Kay of Weymouth, Mayor Koch from Quincy and officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Fore River bridge which connects Quincy and Weymouth along Route 3A. The project is expected to take 4 years to complete […]

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Sunday Walk at World’s End – Hingham, MA

Sunday Walk at World’s End – Hingham, MA

This morning my wife and I went for a walk at World’s End in Hingham, MA. We’ve been there a handful times before, walking the main carriage path on Planters Hill and Pine Hill, but this morning we hiked out along the Rocky Neck trails. It was an easy hike with rocky cliffs and small […]

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Pembroke Dull Men’s Club

Pembroke Dull Men’s Club

This is too funny not to share. NPR radio show “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me” has a great segment called “bluff the listener” where the listener has to hear 3 stories from the WWDTM panel and guess which one is true. [Spoiler Alert] This weeks show spotlighted a club in Pembroke called the Dull Men’s […]

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Get to know Arbor Hill in Weymouth, MA

Get to know Arbor Hill in Weymouth, MA

Arbor Hill is quaint collection of condominium communities in South Weymouth, MA. Located off Pleasant Street, Arbor Hill is made up of 7 separate condominium associations. Boasting high owner occupancy rates and easy access to Route 3, Route 53, Route 18 and 2 different commuter rail lines, Arbor Hill is desirable location for families and […]

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South Shore Business

South Shore, Your UBER is arriving now

South Shore, Your UBER is arriving now

Uber has finally made it to the South Shore, and everyone in Quincy and Braintree can use the company’s mobile app to summon a sleek black car at a moment’s notice. The Boston startup’s service has been expanding rapidly to offer coverage all over the Greater Boston area, providing riders a number of transportation options […]

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Norwell chiropractic office celebrates expansion with new branding

Norwell chiropractic office celebrates expansion with new branding

In an industry that is often criticized, fairly or unfairly, for endless doctor visits with questionable success, Norwell Spine & Sports stands out as a practice that genuinely cares about not only helping their patients eliminate pain from injury but also to correct the bad lifestyle habits and functional tendencies that cause pain in the […]

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Legal C Bar Hingham is now open

Legal C Bar Hingham is now open

Wednesday Night was “Friends and Family” night at Legal Seafoods new Legal C Bar restaurant at the Derby Street Shops in Hingham, MA.  Legal Seafoods describes C Bar experience as “a focused yet full flavored social urban venue, casual in style” It serves “classic “C” fare like clams, cod, crab, calamari as well as custom […]

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Passport Restaurant: A culinary trip around the world.

Passport Restaurant: A culinary trip around the world.

Just in time for Spring, Weymouth Landing has a new hotspot. Passport is a new restaurant launched by the same group that brought the wildly successful Fat Cat restaurant to Quincy. Owner Neil Kiley and Executive Chef Tom Coleman teamed up again, this time bringing an international flair to the South Shore. The theme behind […]

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South Shore Events

4th annual Tour de South Shore Bike Ride October 5, 2013

4th annual Tour de South Shore Bike Ride October 5, 2013

The McCourt Foundation Announces Tour de South Shore Annual Bike Ride for Alzheimer’s and MS Hingham, MA (August 14, 2013) The McCourt Foundation will host the 4th annual Tour de South Shore, a 25-mile and 50-mile scenic bike ride along the scenic south shore to support Alzheimer’s and MS research on Saturday, October 5, 2013. […]

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South Shore 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations

South Shore 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations

The July 4th holiday has come and gone. Check back next summer for the 2015 list.

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The Patriot Ledger Celebrates 175th Anniversary

The Patriot Ledger Celebrates 175th Anniversary

On January 7th, 2012 the Patriot Ledger celebrated its 175th Anniversary. On Thursday, June 28th, a ceremony commemorating the milestone will be held at Quincy City Hall at 12:30. There ill be a brief statement by Quincy Mayor Tomas Koch as well as other festivities including a horse drawn carriage with President John Quincy Adams […]

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Arc of the South Shore 25th Annual Golf Outing

Arc of the South Shore 25th Annual Golf Outing

Named for Louis Bailey who initiated this golf event in 1987, the Louis Bailey Golf Outing has become a community tradition that celebrates and supports Arc programs and services. The Arc of the South Shore is guided by a mission to provide the highest quality services and advocacy for children and adults with cognitive, physical, […]

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4th annual Tour de South Shore Bike Ride October 5, 2013

4th annual Tour de South Shore Bike Ride October 5, 2013

| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The McCourt Foundation Announces Tour de South Shore Annual Bike Ride for Alzheimer’s and MS Hingham, MA (August 14, 2013) The McCourt Foundation will host the 4th annual Tour de South Shore, a 25-mile and 50-mile scenic bike ride along the scenic south shore to support Alzheimer’s and MS research on Saturday, October 5, 2013. […]

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South Shore, Your UBER is arriving now

South Shore, Your UBER is arriving now

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Uber has finally made it to the South Shore, and everyone in Quincy and Braintree can use the company’s mobile app to summon a sleek black car at a moment’s notice. The Boston startup’s service has been expanding rapidly to offer coverage all over the Greater Boston area, providing riders a number of transportation options […]

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Norwell chiropractic office celebrates expansion with new branding

Norwell chiropractic office celebrates expansion with new branding

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an industry that is often criticized, fairly or unfairly, for endless doctor visits with questionable success, Norwell Spine & Sports stands out as a practice that genuinely cares about not only helping their patients eliminate pain from injury but also to correct the bad lifestyle habits and functional tendencies that cause pain in the […]

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