Kinlin Grover Real Estate Blog

Cape Cod’s Connection to the 2018 Heisman Trophy Winner

January 17, 2019

After a season where he completed 70.6% of his passes for 3,674 yards, with 37 touchdowns against only seven interceptions, while adding 853 yard and 11 touchdowns on the ground, Kyler Murray was named the 2018 Heisman Trophy winner as the country’s top collegiate football player.

It undoubtedly was a season for the ages, as the University of Oklahoma quarterback also won the Davey O'Brien Award, given to the nation's best college quarterback, was named the Associated Press Player of the Year and Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year, and made the All-Big 12 and All-American first teams. What does this have to do with Cape Cod and, more specifically, the town of Harwich?

Remembering the Cape Cod Coliseum

January 12, 2019

The Cape Cod Coliseum opened in September 1972 and immediately became the area's largest event center, as it was 46,000 square feet in size and could seat between 5,000 and 6,500 people, depending on the configuration. The large entertainment venue hosted hockey games, professional wrestling, concerts and more until 1984. The final event at the Coliseum was a wrestling match featuring Sergeant Slaughter on June 4, 1984.

Where to Buy Christmas Trees on Cape Cod

November 29, 2018

Looking for a Cape Cod Christmas tree? There are many places you can cut your own tree of help to support a local charity or business. The following is a list of places where you can buy Christmas trees on Cape Cod in 2018.

Tips For Fall Boating on Cape Cod

September 26, 2018

After Labor Day on Cape Cod, there’s really no rush to get your boat winterized. That way, you can take advantage of some of the outstanding fall weather on the Cape and enjoy the peace and serenity of its waterways when seasonal residents return to their other homes.

Subtle Ways to Make your Home Irresistible

July 19, 2018

Selling your home soon? There are many ways in which you can manipulate a buyer in the most positive way. Portraying your home in the best possible light, as well as using these simple psychology tips can drastically affect a buyer’s feelings toward your home.

North Atlantic Right Whales: Cape Cod’s Endangered Species

June 25, 2018

Part of the charm of living on Cape Cod is the interaction that you'll have with wildlife and sea animals at any given time. That said, you should make an effort to see the North Atlantic right whale, which is an endangered species that makes its home in Cape Cod Bay in the late winter through the spring. While planning to see a right whale might be tricky, they tend to come close to shore, and there are hundreds of sightings annually.

What You Should Know About the Osprey on Cape Cod

June 18, 2018

Osprey return to Cape Cod every March, ready to hatch and care for their young. The osprey, is a bird of prey that can reach over two feet in length and has a wingspan of nearly six feet. These birds generally have brown wings and gray heads and underparts and spend most of their time near the water.

Millennial Home-Buying on Cape Cod

June 11, 2018

The real estate industry as a whole is at a crossroads in 2018 because millennials, or Generation Y, are currently the nation's largest group and they are reporting a set of challenges that is far different than what previous generations experienced.

 

 

A Guide to Cape Cod's Herring Runs

May 17, 2018

A sure sign of springtime on Cape is the annual herring run. The herring run occurs when these fish return from the ocean and swim up local rivers and streams to the area's freshwater ponds to spawn in the summer.

The Past and Present of Cape Cod's Wings Neck

May 15, 2018

Wings Neck  is a small area in the village of Pocasset, in the town of Bourne on Cape Cod. It jets out into Buzzards Bay, making it convenient for water-lovers, while still providing easy access to the highways heading to the mainland and other parts of the Cape. Wings Neck is a quiet and private peninsula that over time, has gained traction as one of the more exclusive areas on Cape Cod.

Living in Falmouth

May 1, 2018

Falmouth is a beautiful town that attracts year round visitors as well as the summer crowd. Falmouth has plenty to do in the summer, with beaches, sunshine, and plenty of outdoor activities, but the town is also a year-round destination. Many Falmouth restaurants and attractions tend to stay open throughout the fall and winter, unlike on other parts of the Cape, ensuring residents always have access to all the necessary amenities.

The Splendor of Nature's Color Palette

October 28, 2017

Fall, what some call the most beautiful season on Cape Cod.

Bourne, a Cape Cod Gateway Village

October 25, 2017

Bourne, a beautiful town on Cape Cod, is a family friendly vacation spot. Check out this town's history and its local splendor to plan your next trip to this vacationer's paradise.

Balanced, Invigorated, Relaxed: Compliments of Cape Cod

September 15, 2017

An ode to ocean air: from yoga to personal health benefits from sand and salty ocean water, take a look at the what vacationers and locals alike love about beautiful Cape Cod and it's scenic beaches. 

Brewster, a Cape Town Where History and the Arts Meet Beautiful Sand Flats

September 7, 2017

The town of Brewster has many exciting activities to offer families and lots of great historical spots for learning more about the area's history. With great surrounding schools and beautiful ocean scenery, learn why moving to Brewster is a great decsision.

Cotuit, A Cape Cod Village Small Gem

August 30, 2017

What makes the small town of Cotuit a great spot for living? Take a look at great food, fun, and local treasures this beautiful, family friendly place holds. 

Cape Cod and Coastal Massachusetts, Hot Spots for Second Homes

August 10, 2017

 

Years into the real estate recovery, take a look at the progress the market is making. Emily Micucci analyzes the reasons Cape Cod is such a hot spot for luxury second homes and what keeps people coming back time and time again.

 

Kinlin Grover Continues Growth on South Coast with New Dartmouth Office

July 28, 2017

We are excited to announce the oppening of a new office location in Dartmouth, MA. This location offers great, friendly agents, and an abundance of new homes to explore for interested buyers.

 

First Impressions Are Important When Selling Your Home

June 6, 2017

 

 

Learn the best tips and tricks for create a space that buyers will love.

Is Less Really More? A Look into the Tiny House Movement

May 20, 2017

With freedom to move anywhere you want and and a lack of financial restraint, explore the reasons the tiny house movement has taken off, and how Cape Cod could help foster that movement.

Buying vs Renting a Home - the Benefits

July 27, 2016

 

 

Great for buyers and renters alike, this article looks at the economic and pesonal benefits of buying a home versus renting one and what each option brings to the table for an individual. 

Healthcare Industry Continues to Spur Economic Growth on Cape Cod

July 26, 2016

The booming healthcare industry on Cape Cod is spuring economic growth and oppertunity that attracts new healthcare support systems for those in need of them and an welcomes an influx of great medical professionals to the beautiful island.

Cape Cod’s Affluent Second-Home Owners

July 19, 2016

Have you thought about the possibility of summering on Cape Cod? Take a look at why the Cape is becoming a popular spot for second homes, and what individuals are looking for when they settle here. 

 

Capture the Spirit of The Holiday Season on Cape Cod

December 11, 2015

From the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich to the Annual Glassblowers' Christmas at the Sandwich Glass Museam, check out how Cape Cod celebrates the Christmas season.

Discover Historic & Eclectic Falmouth

November 18, 2015

With plenty of options to keep families and individuals busy and satisfied, prospective home buyers are finding there is much to offer in historic, yet eclectic Falmouth, MA.

Fall into the Arts

November 7, 2015

The month of November is one of the best times to enjoy the arts on Cape Cod. As the cool fall air rolls in, discover what Cape Cod offers on and off the beach including an eclectic and entertaining display of performances, art shows, and local talent.

Haunted Cape Cod

October 31, 2015

Caoe Cod, said to be one of the most haunted places in the country, is home to more than a few restless souls not quite ready to leave us. Read up on these classic Cape ghosts and their background. 

Happy Halloween! A Spirited Story from The Shores of Cape Cod

October 31, 2015

There are countless stories of hauntings on Cape Cod but only one mixes both sorcery and piracy in a legend that continues to endure to this day. In this classic seasonal favorite, the legend of "Black Sam" and "The Witch of Wellfleet" is retold.

A Friendly Hello from Historic Barnstable Village

September 11, 2015

Barnstable, a historic Cape Cod town known for its hospitality and picturesque community is a wonderful spot to vacation with a family or even to explore for a day. With great shops for browsing and scenic warfs and beaches for relaxing, Barnstable is a family friendly town that offers plenty for visitors.

Native Cape Codder or Washashore?

September 4, 2015

New to the Cape and Islands? This article is great for brushing up on Cape Cod native facts that even some locals don't know.

Historic Osterville - a Modern Day Snap Shot

August 26, 2015

Discover historic Osterville, a quaint little Cape Cod town with plenty of activities to do and beaches to go to.

Kinlin Grover Presents Cape Cod Bike Trails

August 25, 2015

Looking for a fun and exciting way to explore the Cape? Take a look at the great bike trails the Cape has to offer for a great way to get the family out for a healthy activity. 

Art & Culture Matter on Cape Cod

August 23, 2015

Cape Cod, a the scenic Island that supports and appreciates art and culture. Take a look at some of the events on Cape Cod that locals and vacationers love with a special focus on the Pops in the Park concert. 

Kinlin Grover Opens Marion Office

August 19, 2015

 Kinlin Grover Real Estate has begun a new chapter in the seaside community of Marion. As of mid-August we have opened our first South Coast MA office in the town of Marion. Come by, check out the office, and get to know our agents!

Kinlin Grover's Newest Community Video – Harwich, MA

August 17, 2015

Explore beautiful Harwich MA through Kinlin Grover's newest community video. This little Cape Cod town has a lot to offer with many diffrent points of interest and it's seven different villages. 

Make it “Beachy” – Home Decorating, Cape Cod Style

August 7, 2015

Looking for new and refreshing ways to capture that perfect beach feel in your Cape Cod Getaway? Try using some of Kinlin Grover's amazing styling techniques to achieve the look you're going for.