General Info

Oct. 13, 2021

Energy Awareness Month

How much do you know about renewable and sustainable energy?  Here's a brief look at some of the top options.

Solar: Whether rooftop panels are placed on your home or business or installed at a community site or solar farm, solar power is one of the most used ...

View More
Posted in General Info
Sept. 10, 2021

Local 9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies

9/11 20th Anniversary Memorial Ceremonies

 

Andover              8:30 am at 36 Bartlett Street

 

 Haverhill            9:30 am at the Haverhill Firefighters Museum

 

 Methuen            11:00-1:00 at the Central Fire Station for a Remembrance Ceremony ...

View More
Posted in General Info
Aug. 17, 2021

What Is A Bridge Loan?

 

A bridge loan, also known as a transition loan, offers you the opportunity to present an offer to purchase that is not contingent upon selling your current home.  It is a great option if you can afford a new home but don’t have enough cash on hand to ...

View More
Posted in General Info
July 7, 2021

Energy Efficient Summer Entertaining

 

Summer time, and the living is easy...

Summer has arrived and with it has come warmer weather and the desire for outdoor gatherings and celebrations.  Here are some ideas for how to save energy (and some money) while planning and hosting your backyard bash.

Prepping Your Yard

Sure ...

View More
Posted in General Info
June 16, 2021

Add Some Quiet to Your Life

Got kids, friends and family headed to your house for the summer?  Have a new home with high ceilings and an open floor plan? Are you already worried about all the extra noise headed your way to disrupt your summer enjoyment?  Here are some tips for reducing sound ...

View More
Posted in General Info
May 3, 2021

Being Energy Efficient Can Pay

Being energy efficient can pay – literally!  

Try the following tips to keep your energy – and your wallet – in check.

 

#1 – Know your airflow

Vents provide a place for air in your home to flow freely.  Obstructing vents can make the HVAC system work ...

View More
Posted in General Info
April 1, 2021

Easy & Healthy Side Dish

Roasted Asparagus Salad - Recipe from the 80 Thoreau Restaurant in Concord, MA

Perfect for a holiday side dish or a summer gathering!

1 bunch standard asparagus, stems snapped off
1 lemon
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
4-6 ounces baby arugula
1 tablespoon capers, rinsed
2 ...

View More
Posted in General Info
March 16, 2021

Make Your Home Seem Larger

Until you can head out with us to find your new bigger home, or if you’re preparing to sell, here are some ways you can make your home seem larger.

 

1. LET THERE BE LIGHT

Darker spaces feel smaller, and lighter spaces feel larger so consider using more lamps ...

View More
Posted in General Info
Feb. 16, 2021

Conserve Energy This Winter

Winter is here in full force – and winter weather means your heating system will be working harder to keep you warm.  Check out these simple ways to conserve energy around the home and make sure your heating system is operating efficiently.

Clean or replace furnace filters as recommended ...

View More
Posted in General Info
Jan. 15, 2021

Take Care of Your Car This Winter

Take Care of Your Car This Winter!

Here are some tips for keeping your car in good shape and properly fitted out for the winter, so you will be prepared for both the weather and for emergencies!

In addition to putting some antifreeze in your car, be sure to keep ...

View More
Posted in General Info