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The Rosen family had been anchored in haverhill for a century. from left: emily and andy rosen, grandmotheresther rosen, nate auger and his wife, emily rosen auger (Andy’s sister), and joel and shaw rosen (their parents).

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The Rosen family had been anchored in Haverhill for a century. From left: Andy Rosen and wife Emily, grandmother Esther Rosen, Nate Auger and his wife, Emily Rosen Auger (Andy’s sister), and Joel and Shaw Rosen (their parents).

3 generations, 3 states, 7 transactions, 1 year

The decisions didn’t come easily, but they reflected the ways our lives had changed over the decades, often without us stopping to take notice. By Andy Rosen

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// What is it like to live in Wakefield?

“Wakefield has about 25,000 people, but it still feels like a small town,” Nancy Bertrand said.

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// The home your money buys in Wakefield

A sampling of homes for sale in Wakefield includes an expanded Cape and a multilevel home with 2,426 square feet of living space.

Recent transactions: city

A collection of homes for sale in Allston, Charlestown, Roslindale, and more.

Recent transactions: west

A collection of homes for sale in Acton, Boxboro, Shrewsbury, and more.

Recent transactions: south

A collection of homes for sale in Canton, Hingham, Kingston, and more.

Recent transactions: north

A collection of homes for sale in Lynnfield, Medford, Tewksbury, and more.

Next door: Town comparison tool

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


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How to handle a moisture problem in the attic

Carpenter and home expert Rob Robillard answers your questions about leaks, chips, cracks, tools, 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?

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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.