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Classical Grace in a Hilltop Home

A bold Manchester home takes antiquing to a new level.By Regina ColePhotographs by Bob O'ConnorHere's the thing about Alexander Westerhoff and Thomas Lang's hi...

Outer Limits

Isolated on a Manchester cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, "The Ridge House," as it is known, blends New England traditionalism with a refreshing contempora...
Martha and Neil Chayet

The Joesph Story House in Salem

Drilling 500-foot wells in the front yard isn't just good for the environment, it's old-fashioned yankee common sense for Neil and Martha Chayet. Scotch-tape...

Living on the Ledge in Rockport

Exterior shotIn 2005, Treehouse Designs, Inc. was faced with the challenge of draping a home over a boulder. The company had been commissioned to convert a Ro...

The Art of Living

The owners of this contemporary French manor in Andover built the house with a primary goal of showcasing their extensive and prized art collection.By Teri Bor...
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Investing When the Market is Slowing

Investors who poured their capital into real estate during the boom conditions of recent years enjoyed considerable success. When the market is hot, most inves...
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Put it Off

Tax-deferred exchanges can make selling easier.Like many North Shore homeowners, you may have seen a tremendous jump in your second vacation home property valu...
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Where and When

On the North Shore, timing can be everythingWant to learn how to be the first in the neighborhood to have a showy display of daffodils, the North Shore's favor...
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Natural Garden Design

"If you have the opportunity to make a bold stroke, you have to do it."Garden design doesn't have to be complex to be effective. In fact, today, the trend is t...
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Of Summers Past, Present

Elizabeth Meyer was two years old when her parents first rented a vacation cottage at Asbury Grove in South Hamilton. Lacking plumbing, the cottage offered a c...