Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Wonderfully Private 3 Bedroom Cape - On 12+ Acres

EASTHAM - New Listing - This is one of the most unique properties in Eastham. The home is a large 3 bedroom Cape on over an acre, surrounded by 11+ acres of your own conservation restricted land. The conservation land incredible privacy and has 2 outbuildings (a garage and a small cottage) that enhance the main home.

For more photos and a map, go to http://40SaltMarshWay.robertsheldon.com. If you'd like to see  a  Virtual Tour, go ... Here.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

My October Newsletter is Available Now!

My October market report is available now!  This issue has my Eastham market update through August, Wellfleet's Oysterfest, the 2015 Eastham assessments, and 3 new listings.   

This newsletter has been published every month for over 11 years. My aim, with this newsletter, is to provide accurate sales and market information about the Eastham housing marketplace, to add commentary and opinion (as appropriate), and to keep it interesting. Download your copy of my October newsletter now.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Photo (Album) Of The Day - Sand Sculptures

Windmill Weekend always has a wonderful sand sculpture contest at First Encounter Beach. These photos were taken late Saturday afternoon. Click on the photo below to go to an album of photos showing lots of 'sand' creativity.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Affordable Oceanside Ranch

EASTHAM - New Listing - This is a cute cottage with a great location - just a short distance to the Seashore and the bike path. Nice and bright 2 bedroom cottage, awaiting your special touch. Lovingly used as a summer get-away, to be sold mostly furnished, with just a few exclusions. New roof and Title V septic.

For more photos and a map, go to http://400SchoolhouseRd.robertsheldon.com. If you'd like to see a Virtual Tour, go ... Here.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

2015 Eastham Assessment Information

I met with Gail McAleer, the Town Deputy Assessor, today. Eastham's 2015 assessment data is available now. She gave me the 'highlights'. A few data points...
  • The assessment is intended to represent home values as of 1/1/2014
  • The median single family residential home assessment for 2014 is $382,500, up 0.1% from the 2014 median assessment
  • The average assessed value is $445,695 (up 0.4%)
  • There were 5,103 single family homes in Eastham as of 1/1/2014  (up 12 from 2013)
  • The total assessed value for Eastham's single family residences is $2.275 Billion (up 0.7%)
The 2015 real estate tax rate for Eastham is $7.10/thousand (up 1.1%). The tax on the median-valued home will be $2,715.75.

The 2015 assessments for individual homes should be available soon on the Town of Eastham website...Here. You can also pick up a newspaper-like copy of the town assessments at Town Hall and at quite a few of Eastham's commercial establishments (e.g. the Eastham Superette).

Monday, September 01, 2014

2014 Eastham Windmill Weekend - September 5th - 7th

The biggest and best weekend in Eastham is the weekend after Labor Day, known here as Windmill Weekend. The town puts on a party with lots of events and it's always fun for the whole family.  The 37nd annual Windmill Weekend includes an art show, a craft show, a car show, sand 'art' at First Encounter Beach (my favorite), concerts, a photo contest, a tennis tournament, a parade, 5 mile and 2 mile runs, and much more. 

Go to the Windmill Weekend website for more information.  This year's theme is "Winds of Change". Come - join the fun! .

August Eastham Sales - Better Than Average!

Eastham's August 2014 sales were slightly higher than average for August. We continue to be on a pace for a pretty good year. There were 11 single family home sales in August, bringing the year-to-date sales to 77.  The details.....
  • There were 11 homes sold in Eastham in August. 
  • Total August sales were $5.2M - with an average sale price of $477K and a median sale price of $397K. Back to normal after a month with several large sales.  
  • There are currently 128 (down 4) active single family listings in Eastham, with an average list price of $621K and a medium price of $480K. 
  • The average days-on-market is currently 218 days. 
For more details, graphs, and commentary, download my latest monthly Eastham newsletter -- here. I've been publishing this newsletter for over 11 years with the goal of providing market information to my clients, so they may approach the market from a more informed position. Check it out!