This post will solely be dedicated to the engineering and plot plan process.
Because we had such a small lot, Mary and I wanted to know what we could build—what are the dimensions of houses that can fit in this spot?
We had the engineers go out and do a certified plot plan. This is what they came up with:
Hey! Here’s the latest update on our Building A Custom Home in North Andover series. This is our first update in a while, so here’s everything we’ve done so far.
My wife, Mary, and I started this journey in May 2016 when we first talked about building a house next to our current one.
Our area of North Andover is classified as Residential 4 Zoning, or “R4.”
In order for us to build, the lot had to be 12,500 sq ft. Our lot was a little under: just shy of 10,500 sq ft. So we needed to petition the Zoning Board of Appeals for a variance.
“For Merrimack Valley residents looking to sell their homes, there’s no time like the present,” says Kiera Blessing, reporter for the Eagle-Tribune.
And she’s absolutely right.
How do I know? I contributed to her article. I was quoted in the March 26 Eagle-Tribune piece, after a phone interview with Kiera a few days prior.
Looking for houses under 400k in North Andover? You’re not alone. It’s a great starter home price in a great starter home town.
NA is such a strong market, regardless of time of year, that houses under the $400,000 price point don’t come up often. And when they do, they move quickly.
(Do you know how long it takes to sell in North Andover? We do.)
So we’ve decided to keep an updated running list of houses in 01845 that are listed at $400,000 or less.
Hi there! My name is Ryan Schruender and my wife, Mary, and I just got approval to build a custom home next to our current house. We couldn’t be more excited. It was a long process to get to this point but we hope to share with you our experience from here on out.
How long does it take to sell a house in North Andover? It depends. Every home sale is unique, so the best we can do is deal in averages.
Depending on the time of year, it will probably take 1-3 months to sell your home in North Andover.
There are lots of things that factor in. The biggest is price, but let’s look at all of them.
Looking for a list of North Andover real estate agents? Look no further.
I’m not the only game in town. I’ve lived and worked in North Andover my whole life, and I’ve become friends with many of my colleague real estate agents in North Andover.
Sure, we’re competing for business, but in a town like ours, there’s more than enough to go around.
So I hope you find this list of real estate agents in North Andover to be helpful.
New to North Andover? Or need to find a service local to the NA area? We’ve got you covered.
You love North Andover and so do we. This town has it all. In fact, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of everything NA has to offer.
So we’ve compiled a long and growing list of businesses, service providers, and municipalities found here in North Andover.
We hope you find this list useful. And if we forgot anything, please let us know in the comments!