Andover Day – Huge Success for ABCA

What a great day for the town of Andover as the Andover Business Center Association (ABCA) completes another successful Andover Day. This years activities included local community entertainment on the new second stage located in the Old Andover Village area of Main Street sponsored by Enterprise Bank. I had a great time as Emcee introducing […]

MA Carbon Monoxide Detector Law

With winter on the way it is important to be reminded about “Nicole’s Law” in Massachusetts. The law was named after 7-year-old Nicole Garofalo from Plymouth MA who passed away when drifting snow from a blizzard blocked a vent from a gas boiler and caused carbon monoxide to build up inside her home. Under legislation […]

Coachman’s Ridge – Andover MA

This Andover MA Condominium built in 2004-2005 by nationwide homebuilder Pulte Homes is an 80 unit garden style condo complex located at the intersections of Route 114 and Route 133 at 170 Haverhill St Andover, MA 01810. These condominium Units range in size from a 4 room 1 bed 1 bath 932 sqft unit up […]

Country Hollow Village – Haverhill MA

Country Hollow Village in Haverhill MA was built in the late 80’s between 1986 and 1988 in multiple phases by different builders.¬†This 90 unit townhouse style complex sits in the country side of Haverhill MA, nestled in between North Broadway and Hilldale Ave close to the Atkinson and Plaistow NH border. One if its main […]

The Village at Brickett Hill – Haverhill MA

The Village at Brickett Hill is located in the northern part of Haverhill just before the New Hampshire border off North Ave with 234 town home style units built be Yvon Cormier Construction during the mid to late 1980’s and early 90’s. The complex is reasonably close to highway access and shopping with the Haverhill […]

MA Oil Heating Law 2011

One of my home inspection resources, Ray Jackson of Jackson Home Inspection forwarded me this important information regarding the new law in Massachusetts effective 9/30/2011 regarding oil home heating systems and its impact on consumers. If you do not comply with this new changes, oil companies cannot deliver oil to your home this winter. So […]

Condo Ownership & Paying that Fee

The Merrimack Valley is home to hundreds of condominium communities. A condominium is defined as a multiple-unit complex where the units are individually owned with each owner receiving a recordable deed to the individual unit purchased, including the right to sell or mortgage the unit, etc. The unit owners share in joint ownership any common […]