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FACES & PLACES

Andover College Student Zach Ciampa Talks Running a Business and Andover Schools

Zach Ciampa Attends Suffolk University and Runs Electronic Music Licensing Company Haelphon Zach Ciampa is BOTH a college student AND running a business. His company Haelphon develops and licenses electronic music. Zach’s story is a mix of entrepreneurial DNA, hard work, passion, and some inspirational teachers. Entrepreneurial DNA Zach’s dad, Rob Ciampa, founded network-connectivity solutions company NetEffect during the […]

REAL ESTATE

Luxury Home Marketing at Boston’s Historic Algonquin Club

2 Days of Networking and Luxury Home Marketing Insight I’m a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and I recently spent 2 value-packed days at Boston’s Algonquin Club, networking with top agents, getting the Luxury Home Market snapshot in Boston, and staying current on the best ways to serve affluent buyers and sellers. The Algonquin […]

FACES & PLACES

Pretty Scenes of Andover – October 2016

ACE Scarecrow Festival | Old Town Hall Cochran Chapel at Phillips Academy Foster’s Pond, South Andover Lowell Street Farrar, Samuel House at Phillips Academy Spring Grove Cemetery   The Chapel at West Parish Your North of Boston Real Estate Connection A 20-plus year Andover resident, I would be happy to answer any questions you have […]

REAL ESTATE

Staging Your Home to Sell Faster and for More Money

Top 3 Things to Focus on When Staging Your Home Professional home decorator and stager Monique Barnum, owner of Wilmington-based Serenity Designs, offers these tips for staging your home to sell faster and for more money. 1. Focus on the online experience. Buyers view your home online first. So stage for a 2-dimensional web experience […]

FACES & PLACES

The Secret Garden – It’s in Andover, Guess Where?

On The Grounds of SHED Children’s Campus The Secret Garden is located in Abbot Woods on the campus of SHED Children’s Campus, a nonprofit offering Reggio Emilia inspired children’s programs. Since 1997,  SHED Children’s Campus has made its home on portion of the grounds of the former Abbot Academy — a private girls school that merged with Phillips Academy in 1973. Hidden inside […]

FACES & PLACES

Luis Nunez is Co-Owner and Head Stylist at Andover’s La Mia Moda Boutique

Carribbean Born and New York City Trained Born in the Dominican Republic, Luis Nunez brings the island’s welcoming friendliness to his downtown Andover boutique. Founded in 2015, La Mia Moda Boutique has everything it takes to become a fashion mainstay in this north of Boston suburb. Unique Boutique Is Anchored in the Heart of Downtown Andover Fashion Options for a […]

OFF THE BEATEN PATH

Top 3 Considerations When Moving a Senior to An Assisted Living Facility

North-Andover-Based Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Quentara Costa Specializes in Elder Care Quentara Costa, principal at North-Andover’s POWWOW, LLC, is a CFP specializing in elder care and family planning. When I have clients selling the home of an aging parent, no longer capable of living independently, I connect them with Quentara for help with their parent’s transition. At […]