Wednesday, September 20, 2017

My October Newsletter is Available Now

My October 2017 newsletter is available for download. This issue has my market report through August, 2017. Also in this newsletter is a summary of the 2018 tax structure for Eastham, an article on a new rental idea, the new RE/MAX logos, a new way to access the MLS, and 4 new listings. 

This newsletter has been published every month for over 14 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.  #EasthamDreamHere

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Super Cute Waterview Cottage - New Listing

EASTHAM - New Listing - This is a super cute cottage, just the second house back from the Bay, at the end of a short dead-end street ending in a set of stairs to your private association beach. The living room/kitchen/dining space has a fireplace at one end and a large waterview window at the other. A delight to see and fun to enjoy. Inside we have vaulted ceilings, 2 bedrooms, and an updated kitchen. Outside we have lots of decking (with views), an outdoor shower, and a modest shed. This has been a good rental with lots of repeat customers.

Want more photos, a Virtual Tour, More? Go to Dream Here!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Spectacular Homes - Adjacent to Nauset Light Lighthouse

EASTHAM - New Listing - This is an unusual property in several ways. We have 2 year-round homes, each 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, deep in the National Seashore, built is 2003, and literally next door to the Nauset Light lighthouse. Super rental property with $75K gross for 2017. Both homes are really charming and share beautifully landscaped grounds with spectacular rhododendrons and slate and gravel walkways and patios. The 'South' house has a large rooftop deck overlooking the lighthouse. There is a private path to the Seashore access to the ocean beach. Both homes have central AC and gas heat. These houses are being sold together and fully furnished. 

Want more information?  Go to There's more photos, a Virtual Tour, location map, etc.

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Saturday, September 09, 2017

Summary of Eastham's 2018 Tax Information

I met with Belinda Eyestone, the Eastham Town Assessor. Eastham's 2018 assessment data is available now. You may have already received your tax bill - I have! She gave me the 'highlights'. A few data points...
  • The 2018 assessment information is intended to represent home values as of 1/1/2017
  • The median single family residential home assessment for 2018 is $412,600, up 1.9% from the 2017 median assessment
  • The average assessed value is $477,628 (up 2.1%)
  • There were 5,125 single family homes in Eastham as of 1/1/2017  (up 7 from 2016)
  • The total assessed value for Eastham's single family residences is $2.448 Billion (up 2.3%)
The 2018 real estate tax rate for Eastham will be $8.35/thousand (up 5.7%). The tax on the median-valued home will be $3,445.

The 2018 assessments for individual homes are available now on the Town of Eastham website...Here. This is the electronic version of the newspaper formatted version, which is no longer available. #easthamdreamhere

Sunday, September 03, 2017

New Listing - Amazing House With Amazing Views

 325 Herring Brook Rd
EASTHAM - New Listing - Amazing house with amazing views. This is a newer house (2000), built by a builder for himself. Over 3000 sqft of living space, with natural gas, central AC, 2 ensuite guest bedrooms, office, custom kitchen with granite counters and an enormous island, upscale appliances, central vac, generator, 4 car garage(s), Trex-like decking, family room in walk-out basement, 3-full and 2-half baths. The master suite has a wonderful screened-in porch in a addition to his/her walkin closets, ceiling fan, a re-done master bath and laundry. Outside we have a large deck overlooking First Encounter Beach, irrigation, a hottub, a small waterfall and a flagpole. All this is just a short walk to Herring Pond. There is much more .....!

More info?  Go to  There you'll find more photo and a Virtual Tour. Check out the YouTube video ... Here.

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Friday, September 01, 2017

Eastham Real Estate Snapshot - September 1, 2017

Here is a snapshot of the Eastham real estate market. Sales still up (volume and prices) from last year, inventory still lower than normal. I predict a pretty good year, overall. (Click on table to enlarge it for easier reading).