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This grand Cohasset home has views of Little Harbor.

What $3 million gets you in the suburbs

These properties have stories to tell and features that are captivating. By Vanessa Parks

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How much should I offer for that home?

Anthony Lamacchia answers your questions about buying, selling, the market, and more.

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// What is it like to live in Wenham?

“It’s pastoral and lovely and quiet. It doesn’t have the bustle of the nearby, more commercial areas.”

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// What your money buys in Wenham

A sampling of homes for sale in Wenham includes a Colonial that overlooks conservation land and a home with two barns.

Next door: Town comparison tool

Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.


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Advice on filmy granite counters, selecting a new furnace

Carpenter and contractor Rob Robillard weighs in on how to replace doors in an old home, and more.

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Showing little sign of progress on e-closings

Hugh Fitzpatrick answers your questions on titles, transactions, and more.

// Can your roof handle all of this snow?

It’s a good idea to remove snow from low-pitch roofs when the snow depth is 18 inches or more.

//[1]-8209.jpg How do I know if I have an ice dam?

The icicles on your house are huge and numerous. Does that mean you have an ice dam?

Editor's note

Welcome to Address, our Sunday real estate section, full of advice, profiles, essays, neighborhood spotlights, and more.

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Home repair questions? Ask contractor Rob Robillard, whose new weekly column will offer the latest tips and tricks. You can reach him by e-mail at, and follow him on Twitter @robertrobillard and Facebook.

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Location, location, location

Berkshire Equestrian Center.

What is it like to live in Richmond, Mass.?

Richmond is a bucolic, sparsely populated town best known to many in Massachusetts as the summer retreat of former governor Deval Patrick.

Room to love

One for the ages

The owners of this antique Shingle Style home in Manchester-by-the-Sea liked the idea of a neutral room with pops of color.