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Cape Cod Used Bookstores

Cape Cod Book Stores

How many hours have you spent in the dusty, jam-packed stacks of second-hand bookshops, where faded pressed flowers and occasionally folded notes are found in books long undisturbed on their shelves. Browsing among bookshelves is rewarding in a way that surfing the internet can never be. With enjoyment you find the perfect book to relax on the vacation veranda or comfortable beach chair. Parnassus Book Service | Yarmouth Port Ben Muse began selling books from … Read more…

Cape Cod October Weekends

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Don’t miss these annual, local Cape Cod festivities offered throughout the month featuring fun with both local and global themes. Jam-packed with entertainments. US Route 6 Cruise Weekend | All Cape Classic car enthusiasts drive from Seekonk to Provincetown via historic US Route 6, learning about the rich history and culture of the region along the way.       Yarmouth Seaside Festival | South Yarmouth Festivities include a craft fair, musical entertainment, children’s events, … Read more…

The Sale/List Price Ratio

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As of the writing of this Blog post, the average sale/list price ratio for Barnstable County is 94%, meaning that ON AVERAGE, homes are selling for 94% of their list price. This leads both buyers and sellers to believe that a home priced at $500K should sell for $470K. But when it comes to negotiating, whether you are the buyer or the seller, the sale/list price ratio is not a meaningful statistic, and should have … Read more…

Resale Considerations for Cape Cod Homebuyers

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If you’re in the market for a house on the Cape and you plan to own the home for a long time, you’re probably not too concerned about the ease of reselling the home in the future. But if on the other hand, you think there’s a good chance you might own the home less than 5 years, you might want to be extra careful about not buying a home that could be difficult to … Read more…

Shoulder Season on Cape Cod

Shoulder Season

Your time to enjoy a refreshing visit to Cape Cod sails into port in early September and lasts through October. All aboard the shoulder season! Fall is a great time to be spontaneous and book a stay at a less crowded, exceptionally beautiful, salt sprayed and sandy, all-to-yourself Cape experience. Get a table at that reputed restaurant, spread out your beach gear, or play a game of golf – all without the usual peak season … Read more…