Jon Gorey, The Boston Globe

Jon Gorey

The Boston Globe

Quincy, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Jon:

Visiting Asheville? It’s like Brooklyn. But cooler.

Nestled in North Carolina’s stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, the vibrant city lures tourists with its award-winning restaurants, local brews, and hopping music scene. → Read More

For sale: What $450,000 buys you south of Boston

For about the median price of a single-family home in the state, choose between Capes in Abington and Canton. → Read More

Hair-raising contractor horror stories — and how to avoid them

Need to have some work done on your house? Avoid these contractor horror stories. → Read More

Will transportation woes drive down home prices?

Could it get so bad that people — and employers — stop moving here and developers move on? Read more on → Read More

How to protect your rights — and your money — as a renter

The lease may look boilerplate, but it's probably not. Takes these steps before you move in. Read more on → Read More

For sale: Luxury Boston condos where pampered pooches will feel at home

In honor of National Dog Day on August 26, check out these buildings’ posh perks for pups. → Read More

How to strip paint from wood safely

There is an “undo” button for painted wood, but it’s pretty tedious. Get more home improvement advice at → Read More

For sale: There’s room at the top in these Randolph and Norwell homes

Walk-up attics offer bonus space for a kid’s playroom (or a grown-up’s music, art, or craft studio). → Read More

Home buyers weary of Boston prices slip south to Rhode Island

‘Now we’re seeing people who are moving here and commuting up to Boston like it was a suburb.’ Read more on → Read More

For sale: Gaze from your gazebo at homes in Hanover and Gloucester

These garden structures beckon us to enjoy their serene shelter. → Read More

Help Desk: How to hire movers and save money

It’s time to let your friends off the hook. They don’t want to help you move -- even if you offer them beer. Read more on → Read More

Foreigner buyers reportedly have cooled on Boston real estate

Massachusetts ranks as the fourth most popular state for Chinese buyers, who spend an average of $674,900 on US homes. | → Read More

For sale: Homes with built-in bench seating in Hull and Easton

Banquettes make for a charming and convivial dining area. → Read More

Is your kids’ clutter driving you crazy? These six tips can help.

Overwhelmed with mountains of toys, games, gear etc.? Be organized, be ruthless, and be a good role model. → Read More

Duplexes are the next teardown target in Greater Boston

However you feel about them, teardowns are a fact of life around Boston, particularly in the wealthy western suburbs. | → Read More

The surprising ways you can hurt your credit score

Avoiding big credit card balances is only the beginning if you want to save tens of thousands on your mortgage loan. Read more on → Read More

For sale: Stucco homes in Salem and Rockport

The earthen hues of a plaster exterior evoke the American Southwest or a European village. → Read More

For sale: Homes with a French accent in Lynn and Dorchester

As France celebrates Bastille Day, we look at the mansard-roofed style that defines the Parisian cityscape. → Read More

Here's what homeowners are spending on home improvement

See Harvard's breakdown of the average cost to remodel a kitchen or bathroom, redo a deck, and more. Read more on → Read More

For sale: Mid-century modern homes in Woburn and Acton

These 1960s ranches evoke a casual and contemporary California feel. → Read More