Kinlin Grover Real Estate Blog

Are You Ready for the 2019 Hyannis Marathon?

February 22, 2019

The 2019 Hyannis Marathon will take place on February 23 and 24. The Hyannis Marathon is a vital event on the running calendar because it offers USATF certification in the marathon and half marathon categories, and also acts as a Boston Marathon qualifier. If you plan to run, you’ll probably want to invest in a warm base layer, some ear warmers, and a comfortable pair of mitts, as well, since the daytime highs on these days are set to reach only 39 and 41 degrees respectively. 

Cape Cod's Best Year-Round Restaurants

February 2, 2019

Wondering about year-round dining options on Cape Cod?  The Cape has many year-round restaurants that have been open for decades and that’s because locals continue to support them year after year because of their top-notch quality and outstanding service. These venues are open in every month and on every section of the Cape, leaving you with a vast assortment from which to choose.

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.

 

Don’t Want to Cook Over Christmas? You’ll Have Options on Cape Cod

December 6, 2018

Some restaurants on Cape Cod are ready to feed you over the holidays. Since many restaurants on Cape Cod are small, locally-owned establishments, you won’t find an abundance of eateries open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. There are dining options, however, and the following venues are either open for Christmas or provide takeaway meals that you can heat the next day, helping to ease your cooking worries.

A List of Cape Cod's Christmas Strolls in 2018

November 22, 2018

On Cape Cod there are Christmas strolls almost every weekend between now and the big day. These strolls leave you plenty of opportunities to not only support local businesses while doing your holiday shopping but also take part in some of the festivities. These strolls seem to grow every year and are found all over the Cape, so have a look at what is scheduled in 2018 and figure out where you want to do your Christmas shopping this holiday season.

Visiting Falmouth During Jazztober Fest Weekend

October 15, 2018

Falmouth's Jazztober Fest Weekend takes place on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21. This event, which is free unless you participate in a special Sunday brunch, brings regional and national jazz musicians and groups to Falmouth, MA on Cape Cod, making it well worth a visit.

An Overview of Cape Cod's Most Popular Marinas

August 10, 2018

Capa Cod has numerous marinas. There are marinas with access to the Bays, Sounds, Ocean and rivers. The marina you choose is dependent on the type of boat you have and which activities you see yourself doing on a regular basis. Here are some of the largest marinas on Cape Cod and what they have to offer residents.

Activities on Cape Cod’s Bass River

August 2, 2018

Bass River is the largest river on Cape Cod. On any given day in the summer, you’re sure to see people boating and fishing up and down the river, or using it as an easy entry to the Atlantic Ocean by traveling south through the waterway. The river was, at one time, considered as the location of a canal connecting Nantucket Sound to Cape Cod Bay, but local officials ultimately scrapped these plans. As a result, the river runs from Nantucket Sound in the south to Kellys Bay and Follins Pond in the north, with parking and entry points found all along its banks.

Where Exactly is Woods Hole, Massachusetts?

July 19, 2018

Woods Hole is a small village in the town of Falmouth on the very southwest tip of Cape Cod. Woods Hole has a lot more going on than you’d expect to find in a village of just 781 people. And it doesn’t matter that Woods Hole is a little out of the way, being a fair distance from larger centers like Barnstable and Yarmouth, and 4.5 miles from downtown Falmouth, because the village is surprisingly packed with its own amenities.

What It’s Like to Live in Barnstable

July 2, 2018

The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, is comprised of seven different villages each having its own unique flair. Barnstable stretches from Cape Cod Bay in the north to Nantucket Sound in the south, with a total area of 76.3 square miles. With a population of about 45,000, Barnstable is technically a city, despite being commonly referred to as a town.

Gray Gables: The First Summer White House

May 24, 2018

The Gray Gables is a neighborhood in the town of Bourne. Also, the region was once where President Glover Cleveland spent much of his free time, both while in and out of office. Grover Cleveland is responsible for starting the tradition of a Summer White House with his summer home in Gray Gables.

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.

Earth Day 2018 on Cape Cod

April 17, 2018

Earth Day is this Sunday April 22. On Cape Cod there’s plenty to do not only to celebrate the occasion but also to make a difference in the community. Events are taking place throughout the weekend and involve both physically cleaning some of the Cape’s beautiful landscape and quietly educating yourself on what needs attention in the future.

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.

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.

 

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.

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. 

Downtown Chatham, a Beautiful Slice of Coastal Americana

July 25, 2015

Discover the many things to do in the beautiful town of Chatham MA. Whether you are looking to shop, dine, or go to the beach, this coatal village has it all.