All posts by Jim Lee

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Ann Cummings and Jim Lee, Portsmouth New Hampshire NH REALTORS.

Showcase Your Seacoast Home & Sell for More

If you want your home to sell, buyers have to see it. Bottom line. If you want to sell it for more than you paid for it, buyers have to be impressed. But before a buyer will even walk through your front door, they’ve got to be impressed online—because that’s how home shopping is done […]


How to Get the Most Money When Selling Your Seacoast Home

Selling a home requires some planning, preparation, and know-how, especially if you want to maximize the return on your valuable investment. Selling a home on the Seacoast of Maine or New Hampshire is no different—it takes time and effort, home selling experience, and definitely some market savvy to get the most for your home. Here’s […]


6 Reasons Why Owning a Home is Awesome

From personalizing your living spaces to turning a profit when you sell, there are dozens of reasons why first-time home buyers can’t wait to find a home and make it their own. Though there are plenty of benefits of owning a home, here are the six benefits that stand out from the rest. 1. You […]


9 Real Estate New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

Need a good New Year’s Resolution for 2019? How about something related to your home—like saving up to buy a new home, listing your current home, or (finally) making some upgrades to improve your home value? Whatever your plans for the new year may be, here are some great real estate New Year’s Resolutions for […]


Portsmouth, New Hampshire Gingerbread House Contest is underway

Portsmouth NH gingerbread house contest

For a great Christmas activity sure to delight kids of all ages we highly recommend a visit to the Portsmouth Discovery Center to see the 28th Annual Gingerbread House Exhibit. Prepared to be amazed as your tour the exhibit of over 50 amazing structures constructed of gingerbread and others holiday edibles (no sampling unfortunately).. The […]


5 Reasons to Buy a Retirement Home on the Seacoast

It’s time to retire, to kick back and enjoy life to its very fullest, to spend days at the beach or horseback riding through the hills and nights admiring crystal-clear stars. It’s time to leave behind the stresses of big-city living, of corporate jobs, of traffic jams and early-morning meetings. It’s time, my friend, to […]


Pearl Harbor Day December 7th 2018 |Portsmouth NH

“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” Those words began US President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s speech to Congress as he asked for a Declaration of War against Japan.   77 years ago today, Portsmouth […]


Christmas in Portsmouth, NH A Magical Time of Year For Kids of All Ages

Portsmouth NH christmas wreaths

Thanksgiving is almost here and after all the turkey and trimmings have been enjoyed it then become the start of the Christmas season. I noticed the traditional Christmas wreaths are now hanging on the lamp posts downtown and December 1st is the lighting of the  official Portsmouth Christmas tree at the climax of the annual Christmas […]


8 Greenleaf Ave Portsmouth NH 03801 Home For Sale

New to market in Portsmouth, NH. Take a look at this totally renovated home that’s neat and tidy outside and redone from Basement to attic inside.    Click Here to take a 3 D Virtual Tour of this beautiful home.   Once you’ve seen this home, you’ll want to move right in. This home is […]


8 Greenleaf Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801 is coming soon to the Portsmouth market! Don’t miss this one.

Take a virtual tour through 8 Greenleaf Avenue.   Coming soon to the Portsmouth market, 8 Greenleaf Avenue. This charming home has been lovingly and totally refurbished from basement to attic and upgraded to accommodate modern lifestyles. Old time charm combined with modern amenities. Features are a main level master bedroom with bath, wide open […]


187 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801 welcomes you

Just listed! Follow the yellow brick road to Portsmouth’s ‘Creek’ neighborhood (aka the ‘crik’) and take a tour of this charming colonial style home on a huge lot. Downstairs is a large kitchen, adjacent is a light and bright family room with cathedral ceiling. On the opposite end of the kitchen is a formal dining […]


Want Top Dollar for Your Home? Hire a Real Estate Pro

Want Top Dollar for Your Home? Hire a Real Estate Pro. A quick Google search is all it takes to discover hundreds of new recipes, do-it-yourself projects, and tips about how to stage your home. With so much information available online, especially about the home selling process, many homeowners start to wonder whether it’s faster […]


Welcome to 7 Greenacre Drive, York, Maine 03909 FOR SALE

7 Greenacre Dr, York, ME Price Reduced Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Follow This Home! Search All New Hampshire Seacoast Homes For Sale Portsmouth NH Homes for Sale Portsmouth NH condos for Sale Rye NH Homes for Sale Exeter NH Homes for Sale Presented By: Ann & Jim RealtorsRE/MAX Shoreline603-436-1221Licensed In: NH […]


Portsmouth NH and New Hampshire Seacoast Real Estate market report.

It’s time for another real state market update for Portsmouth, NH and the New Hampshire Seacoast real estate market. Tight inventory continues to plague our market as well as many other market all across the United States The lack of homes to sell have put potential home buyers into a very competitive sellers market. The […]


Do you know where home buyers come from?

Do you know where home buyers come from? When we list a house for sale we know who the most likely buyer for that house are based on their demographic data and also where they likely live now. The National Association of Realtors publishes annually a “Profile of Buyers and Sellers”. The statistics to compile […]