Tired of crazy bidding wars, insane offer deadlines & fixer uppers with tiny yards ? There's plenty of time to be in your new home this summer if you expand your horizons.
A little further north you'll enjoy more house for your money - a lot more house and still enjoy an easy commute into the city.
My company RE/MAX Leading Edge is known for being the go to choice for smart seller's north shore. That means my buyer clients get access to the best of the best homes. My smart buying strategies provide my clients with extraordinary results allowing them to avoid bidding wars often, win when we must compete and do so without overpaying. Due to our market strength often buyers come to me to find their dream homes in Reading, North Reading, Melrose, Stoneham, Wakefield or Wilmington and we get lucky enough to find the right house at the right time. When that doesn't happen I educate my clients about the awesome values that the Andover & North Andover communities have to offer. If you are house hunting north shore and not finding what you are hoping for call me today to enjoy different strategies at finding your dream home and please do consider coming further north! I have early access to many homes as well as the coveted "off market" specials.
All about North Andover :
Average sale price in town $550,453, median sale price $542,000 , low sale price $228,000
You are going to love living the North Andover lifestyle with great coffee, top rated restaurants and the overall welcoming feel of the town. Locals love Smolak farm, Weir hill for hiking and dog walking, Stevens pond for swimming,kayaking, canoeing and fishing. We also enjoy our local amenities including running clubs like the BRC,dance studios like Nancy Chippendales, a new gorgeous YMCA, yoga studios like power yoga and pure barre along with wine stores like my personal favorite Wine connection.
Kids in town enjoy a huge range of sports and activities at the North Andover Youth center - a very special resource that few towns have.
North Andover is seeing a lot of excitement these days, with downtown revitalization underway and new developments bringing more life to the area. Take a walk on main street and see for yourself. Head to the Common for the annual Sheep-Shearing Festival or the Middle School nearby for National Night Out.
Enjoy the many fun restaurants and shops nearby, year-round including Casa Blanca, Jamies, Good Day Cafe, Chama Grill, Heavenly Donuts and many more. Grocery shopping in this location is a breeze with easy access to Stop & Shop as well as Butcher Boy and Market Basket.
Commuting to Boston is easy by Bus from North Andover or Bus from Andover- click here for the schedule, By train from Andover - click here for the schedule as well as by car route 495 to 93.
My buyer clients and I recently won the bid on this gorgeous North Andover home listed for $619,000 - Sale Pending. South of 93 this home would easily be mid $700's.
Another family and I just negotiated heavily on this very pretty Library area North Andover home listed for $423,000 - Sale Pending. South of 93 this home would be expected to sell well over $500,000.
All About Andover -
Average sale price in town $646,378, median sale price $585,000 , low sale price $200,000
Andover public schools are ranked very highly coming in at #26 out of all Massachusetts public schools in 2015. Click this link to see the list. We also have very strong Internationally known private schools in town include Pike, Phillips Academy , Andover school of Montessori and St Augustines.
Our thriving downtown offers many date night , lunch or brunch spots including some of the north shore's absolute best restaurants like Elm Square Oyster co, Andolinis, 15SX,Larosa's , Town Market, Yella, One Thong Chai , Casa Blanca, Uburger and many, many others.
Our community enjoys a fabulous farmer's market, Indian Ridge Country Club of AndoverMemorial Hall library along with many yoga studio's like , gyms and out door recreation spots like Harold Parker for fishing, hiking, boating, biking, dog walking and running. Pomps pond for swimming and Andover DCS offers many activities and groups for kids
My Andover buyer clients and I won this home for $525,000 in Andover - we were all thrilled with the purchase. This home in Reading / North Reading would easily be closer to $600's.