All posts by Jim Lee

About Jim Lee

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

The 5 Emotional Stages of Buying Your First Home

Ask anyone you meet and they’ll likely recall vivid details about their first roller coaster ride, their first day of school, or their first kiss. A first home purchase is no different! While buying your first home comes with its fair share of ups and downs, it will ultimately be an enjoyable experience you’ll remember […]


The Most Exciting Downtown Portsmouth Vintage Christmas Yet!

Looking for a way to get in the holiday spirit in Portsmouth, NH? Then you won’t want to miss the 15th Annual Downtown Portsmouth Vintage Christmas. Even if you’ve been in years past, you’ll definitely still want to stop by Market Square at some point during the month of December—this year’s celebration promises to be […]


Should You Hire a Professional or DIY on Those Home Repairs?

To DIY or not to DIY? That’s the question on many homeowners’ minds when there’s a repair or home improvement project on their to-do lists. The good news is that you can do plenty of things on your own. But for other projects, you’re better off hiring a licensed contractor, plumber, or electrician to do the work for you.


Put These 7 Fall Home Maintenance Tips on Your Weekend To-Do List

One of the most important things you can do as a homeowner—to protect both your valuable financial investment and the place you live—is to keep up with seasonal home maintenance. Diligent maintenance can keep your home looking good and working right—both of which can save you money in the long run. And winter prep might be the most important preventative maintenance you do all year!


Mark Your Calendar for the New Hampshire Fall Festival!

Fall in New Hampshire is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Crisp fall mornings, dazzling displays of fall colors, charming Downtowns bedecked in seasonal decor… it’s a time of year that absolutely deserves to be celebrated. And there’s no better way to honor this magnificent season than with the New Hampshire Fall Festival. Here’s what you need […]


Don’t Miss This Totally Charming North Hampton Home

Looking for a home that’s the perfect blend of country cozy and city convenience? Love the idea of carefree single-story living? Ready to move in and start enjoying the fun and active Seacoast lifestyle? Then you’ll definitely want to take a look at this charming North Hampton home! Here’s everything you’ll love about 10 Hillside […]


450 Ideas To Help Your Home Sell Faster!

450 ideas to help your home sell faster

Outdoors:  Be sure your lawn and shrubbery are kept trimmed at all times. Consider removing overgrown trees and shrubs that hide the house from the street. Keep the garage doors down, according to the window installation lincoln ne, energy-efficient double glazed windows can benefit your property. Find out how. For a touch of color, have […]


Do you know the top reasons your house isn’t selling?

There are lots of reasons a house doesn’t sell or is getting little or no activity. Read the following to see if you or your house is mentioned.


Selling on the Seacoast? Showcase Your Home Like This

Are you thinking of selling a home on the Seacoast of Maine or New Hampshire? Selling a home for a high price—and in a short amount of time—is all about making it stand out from the crowd and really WOWing your buyers. It takes staging, top-notch photography, and lots of internet presence. Need an example? […]


New Hampshire Seacoast | May Sales Report

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PORTSMOUTH NH – May sales of single-family homes and condominiums in the 13 Sample Seacoast Towns registered robust gains. For the fourth straight month sales exceeded the previous month’s totals, setting several new records along the way. The news came in statistics just released by the Seacoast Board of REALTORS.           The 13 Sample Seacoast Towns […]


Portsmouth NH | Spring Maintenance Checklist

Spring is here in spite of the continuing chilly temperatures around the New Hampshire Seacoast. If you’re thinking of selling your Portsmouth home soon here’s a handy maintenance checklist to review to ensure things are in tip-top shape to appeal to your buyers. Lоngеr dауѕ, ѕunѕhіnе, аnd blossoming flowers can only mеаn one thіng: It’ѕ […]


Seacoast Lighthouse Guide

Nothing quite says, “Welcome to New England!” like a stoic lighthouse gazing out over turbulent waters from a rocky, cragged coastline. And the Seacoast area of Maine and New Hampshire has some of the finest lighthouses on the Atlantic Coast. Here’s your guide to must-see lighthouses on the Seacoast. New Hampshire Lighthouses New Hampshire has […]


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 […]