Entries by Carolyn MacGregor

Dreary, Rainy Day Showings

Rainy Day Showings!  It’s a miserable day and the rain is coming down and the last thing you want to do is show a house, but showings in the rain do have some advantages. If someone is willing to come out in the rain to look at a house, you know they are pretty serious  […]

Back to School in the Southcoast

It’s that time of year that parents rejoice and kids dread.  Back to school!  Newspapers are already sending out ads for back to school supplies and kids are relishing their last two weeks of freedom. Some area schools are heading back before Labor Day and a few after the holiday.  Here are some local school […]

Common Buyer Misconceptions

Working with buyers is usually a pleasure as they search for the perfect house, but there are many common misconceptions they cling to which can hurt a transaction. One misconception is the thinking that they don’t really need an agent to simply make the appointment and show them a house.  They don’t realize the power of […]

Police Association Assists Bulldog Booster Club

Courtesy of: Mattapoisett Police DepartmentOfficer Kyle Pavao, Officer Justin King and School Resource Officer Matthew McGraw hold the letters purchased by the Mattapoisett Police Officers Association. When the Old Rochester Regional Athletic Booster Club sought new signage for the side of the school, the Mattapoisett Police Officers Association stepped up in a big way. The […]

Selling Your Home in the Fall

Fall Home Selling Tips How to sell a home in the Fall: Fall is a great season  for selling a home.  The hot, oppressive weather makes going outside more enjoyable than in the summer.  People are returning from vacation and getting into a more serious schedule and may be ready to put their home on […]

Rochester Country Fair Coming Soon!

The Rochester Country Fair is coming soon!  Events begin Friday, August 18th thru Sunday, August 20th at 65 Pine St. in Rochester, MA. Friday’s Events include a Woodsman’s Competition, Cow Milking Contest, Kid’s Scavenger Hunt, Tractor Pulling, Lego Contest,  Plymouth County 4-H and Live Music by Back in the Day Saturday brings Tractor Pulling, Children’s […]

Ashley Hennessy is First ScholarSHARE Winner

Agent Rising Real Estate School is proud to announce that Ashley Hennessy is their First ScholarSHARE winner. Agent Rising SOAR program has decided to Pay it Forward and Give away a free Online Real Estate course to a deserving student each month.  The deadline for the applications is the 15th of each month and the […]

Sacred Heart Home Blood Drive

Sacred Heart Home Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, July 25th from 10:00 am — 3:00 pm.  It will be held at the Sacred Heart Home Auditorium and sponsored by the American Red Cross.  Every drop counts to save a life. Contact: Bridget Sherrod  508-996-6751  Ext. 121  or bridgets@dhfo.org Sacred Heart Home 359 Summer St. […]

Tips for Watering Lawn in Summer

Tips for Watering Lawn in Summer When the weather is hot, how can you tell if your lawn and garden are getting enough water? First, it’s not necessary to water lawns and plants every day. As a general rule, more plants are killed through over-watering than under-watering. Second, understand the properties of the soil in […]

Harbor Days in Mattapoisett

Mattapoisett Harbor Day sponsored by the Mattapoisett Lions Club will be held this year starting July 9th through July 16th. The week is always a huge success and a great tradition in Mattapoisett. Here is a schedule of the events starting July 9th. ★ July 9 — Triathlon begins at Town Beach 8:00 a.m. ★ […]