Category Archives: maine real estate

Up Your Home’s Resale Value with These 5 Outdoor DIY Projects

Spring is here, and summer is closer than ever. That makes it a great time to get outside and spruce up your home’s exterior! If you’re planning on selling your home soon, a little outdoor maintenance can go a long way. In fact, here are five outdoor projects you can do yourself that are sure […]


Spring into the Selling Season with These Pro Cleaning Tips

In just a few short days, we’ll turn the corner into warmer weather. There’ll be no more cold mornings, flowers will bloom, trees will grow, birds will sing, and it will officially be spring. Okay, maybe the changing of seasons doesn’t work quite so suddenly, but spring does mark the beginning of a notoriously busy […]


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 […]


Make Buyers Fall in Love with Your Home with These Easy Staging Tips

Love is in the air! We’re not talking about Valentine’s Day — we mean all of the buyers falling in love with your home thanks to these easy staging tips. From simple DIY projects to decor and decluttering pointers, these effortless staging tips will wow the next buyers that step through your front door. Clean, […]


The Pros & Cons of a Buyer’s Letter: Standing Out in a Busy Market

Imagine, after weeks of searching, that you’ve finally found your dream home. It’s in the perfect location with the right features and exactly the amount of space you need. But after requesting more information, your agent informs you that there are already several offers made on the house. How do you stand out in a […]


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 […]


How to Save on a Mortgage Payment Whether Buying or Selling

Learn how to save on mortgage payments whether buying or selling. The details are below. In Trulia’s recent report, Rent vs. Buy: Roommate Edition, they examined the impact that renting with a roommate has in determining whether it is more expensive to rent or buy. The study explains: “Since we started keeping track in 2012, it’s […]


New Year, New Improved Home Value

New Year, New Improved Home Value – Happy 2019! What do you want to accomplish in the New Year? If you’re thinking seriously about selling your home this year, or just want to add some value to your property, then it’s time to make a game plan for 2019. You don’t have to break the […]


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 […]


How to Buy a Home in One Year: A Step-by-Step Guide

Let’s start the new year off right. If you’ve been dreaming of a new home, it’s time to get started. Here’s a month-by-month guide to planning for and buying a new home. It’s about time to set your new year’s resolution, right? January: Brush Up on Your Market Knowledge The best way to get started? […]


Market Square Downtown Portsmouth Christmas Parade & Vintage Christmas

Downtown Market Square in Portsmouth, New Hampshire is beginning to look a lot like Vintage Christmas ! The wreaths are beautifully and meticulously displayed on the lampposts and the town tree is standing with all of her Christmas magic ! All ages love and adore downtown Portsmouth this time of year. Full of small bakeries […]


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 […]


How to Sell Your Home During the “Off” Season

Sometimes, life happens. Maybe you’ve been hired at a new company across state. Or a sudden change in your family requires you to take in a relative and you need extra space pronto. Perhaps you’re retiring early so you need to downsize. Whatever the case may be, you need to sell your home during the […]