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Crane Estate Thursday Night Picnic Concert Line Up!

Always a summer bucket-list experience!

July 5 Jambalaya Horns—New Orleans Street Jazz
July 12 Entrain—Rock Funk Jam Band 
July 19 The Great Escape—Journey Tribute Band 
July 26 Disco Dream--Disco 
August 2 Soul City—Soul, Motown & Funk 
August 9 Soul Rebel Project—Reggae 
August 16 Beantown Swing Orchestra—Big Band Swing 
August 23 HELP!—Beatles Tribute Band
August 30 Orville Giddings Band—Boogie Blues

See a full list of events happening at the Trustees of Reservations, Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich, MA

Top Spots to Live in Greater Boston in 2018 - Ipswich MA!

Top spots to live in Greater Boston in 2018 - Click here!

Wait. What? Okay, but it's more like, 'every year', not just 2018! Thank you Boston Globe for pointing out the obvious. Most here in Ipswich MA would like to keep it a secret but the secret is out! Boston Globe asks, "...who'd want to leave?" The answer is, "nobody!" The reason? "Warm and honest residents," says Kerrie Bates; I agree! 

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Ipswich's Favorite Home Art Contest 2018

Ipswich Kids! It's that time again! Find your favorite "house" in Ipswich (it can even be your own) and get creative! All mediums accepted, 8.5x11 preferred. Perfect project for April school vacation. Drop your artwork at our office, along with the registration form below, no later than Saturday, May 4th, 2018. Keep an eye on our facebook page for your masterpieces! Paper registration forms are also available at our office. Stop by any time or you can fill out when you deliver art work.

Thank you to this year's co-sponsors, Institution for Savings and Cummings Architects for supporting this great community event! It get's bigger every year!

 

Andrea Della Valle - A Joy and a True Professional

Time flies when you're working with someone like Andrea! Andrea presented herself with such excitement to be finally pursuing one of her dreams! And we sure are glad she picked Windhill!

Now that it's been a year, ask her what she loves about working at Windhill and she will tell you that the team environment, which she mentions frequently, is something she truly appreciates. Andrea has been knocking it out of the park in terms of business and more importantly, she's a joy to work with. Her clients adore her and so do we! Happy Anniversary Andrea! 

Get to know Andrea Della Valle! Stop by and say hello! She would love to see you!

Discover Ipswich MA - Come for a Visit - Stay for a Lifetime

Ipswich Massachusetts: Come for a visit - stay for a lifetime. There's absolutely nothing like summer in Ipswich. From Crane Beach to the Thursday night picnic concerts at the Castle/Crane Estate to Ipswich Bay to Great Neck to Appleton Farms to Zumi's for a coffee and everything in between, there's natural beauty, bucolic settings and a relaxed seaside vibe at every turn. Thank you ICAM for this true representation of what life in Ipswich is truly like. Discover Ipswich ... 

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Fairway Mortgage Releases Mortgage Program to Give Buyers an Edge

Ask any active home buyer what today's north-of-Boston real estate market is like and I guarantee you will hear some tales of woe; open houses akin to Grand Central Station, bidding wars and rejected offers (depsite the most romantic real estate love letter). It looks like Fairway Mortgage has created something new to give you a leg up. Check out Fairway's 3-2-1 Go Program; it might give you the green light you've been waiting for.

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Writing an Offer (Love) Letter That Will Win the House

  Shopping for a home in this tight real estate market with low inventory can be oh so unromantic. Multiple offers and bidding wars on most listings are a source of frustration and disappointment among ready, willing and able buyers due to simple low supply and high demand. What can you do to get your foot in the door? First: commit to a real estate professional who is committed to you, someone you trust. There are at least 10 ways to get your offer accepted in a seller's market and a seasoned real estate advisor knows how to put this into action. Then: take your agent's advice, put your creative writing cap on and profess your love. Real estate love letters work! Here are some tips on how to write an offer (love) letter that will win the house. There are no guarantees but our goal is to give you the best possible shot at your forever home.

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Thinking About Buying or Selling Real Estate - You Need to Read This.

Thinking about buying or selling? Either way, unless your next step is renting, you will want to read this...

Mortgage rates are at their highest levels in 4+ years and there's potential for further increases this year. The National Association of REALTORS® shared a relatable example of what this could mean for the average mortagee: On a $300,000 house with a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage and 20 percent down payment, the difference between a 4 percent and 5 percent mortgage rate is $142 a month. Calculated over the life of the loan, that is more than an extra $51,000. Read the full article here.

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