Category Archives: New Castle Island

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? […]


A New Kind of Home Buyer: Tips for Marketing Your Home to Millennials

Millennials get a lot of flack, but they’re an important part of the real estate market. In fact, they make up the largest generational percentage of home buyers right now! So, if you’re planning on selling your home soon, it’s important to keep the average millennial home buyer in mind. This generation is unlike any […]


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 […]


Saving up for a New Home? Here Are All the Costs You Need to Know

Once you’ve found the perfect home and secured the loan, all that’s left to do is start chipping away at those mortgage payments…right? In actuality, there are a handful of other, often-overlooked expenses that come with buying a home, but as long as you know what you’re getting into, they’re plenty manageable. Take a look […]


5 New Hampshire Seacoast Annual Events to Look Forward To

There’s so much to do, see, and experience on the New Hampshire Seacoast. Beautiful beaches, amazing hikes, charming local towns… take your pick. And in addition to tons of great places to visit and things to see, the Seacoast also offers fun and festive community events. Here are 5 New Hampshire Seacoast annual events you don’t want […]


Why You Should Buy a Home During the Off Season

Your personal home-buying schedule doesn’t have to correspond with the real estate market! In fact, buying during the “off season” can yield tremendous advantages. The “off season” differs depending on your specific location, but always refers to the period of time during a calendar year when both inventory and competition are low. Usually, this corresponds […]


3 Over-the-Top Home Improvement Projects that Just Aren’t Worth It

If you’re planning on selling your home within the next year or so, you’ve probably already started thinking about the best ways to increase its value. But if you’re not an experienced home flipper or contractor, it can be tricky to know which projects are worth it and which simply aren’t. To save you time […]


Costly Mistakes to Avoid After You Buy Your First Home

You’re smart. You’re doing your research about home buying and homeownership (like you are right now!), so you feel like you’re prepared to avoid common home buying pitfalls. You may want to use Affordable House and Land Packages in Perth to help make your buying experience easier. But you’ll soon find that once you’ve moved […]


Red Sky Sunrise in Portsmouth New Hampshire

Red Sky Sunrise in Portsmouth, NH – It was a brilliant, fiery, red sky sunrise in Portsmouth, NH  this morning across the horizon. The view from the ocean would have been majestic had I been able to get there and see it. Spectacular skies as the sun rises is pretty normal here, but each time they seem […]


6 Ways to Learn How To Save for Your House Down Payment

Learn How To Save For Your House Down Payment – A 20% down payment on a house is a significant chunk of change. But with enough time to prepare and a little bit of creative budgeting, you’ll be able to save up for your new house sooner than you think. Follow these helpful budgeting tips […]


15 Conveniences You Don’t Want to Forget in Your Portsmouth NH Home Search

You have it all planned out. You know exactly which shopping centers and conveniences you want to live near, you know which amenities you need within a few miles of your community, you also know the Top Brunch Spots and you have a general idea of where your workplace, grocery store, and soon-to-be-favorite hangouts are […]


A perfect meal for a cold, rainy night in Portsmouth New Hampshire

It’s a cold rainy day in Portsmouth NH which seemed like the perfect weather to whip up a pot of chili. I found this Beefy corn and black bean chili recipe a few days ago and tried it out. This is my second batch. I used ground turkey instead of beef, doubled the chili powder, […]


What is the “Absorption Rate” for Portsmouth NH Homes? | Portsmouth NH Real Estate

What is the “absorption rate” for Portsmouth NH  and the New Hampshire Seacoast homes for sale and why is that number so important? First we need to define exactly what a market absorption rate is and how it’s calculated. The strict definition of an absorption rate is the number of months it would take to […]


Report: US Housing Market Experienced Fantastic Gains This Spring

We just love having the opportunity to share with you good news about the US housing market and this is one of those weeks! Evidently, according to a recent article we were reading, sales of newly built homes as well as home prices in general saw some great increases during the month of April, further […]


Colorful Fishing Shacks in New Hampshire

Fishing shacks like this one are familiar sights along the coast of New Hampshire and Maine.  Love the brightly painted lobster buoys hanging on this little shack! Sometimes it’s just the simple things that bring more into your life. Here along the seacoast, these tiny buildings bring more color to your life. Come visit, relocate […]