Category Archives: Portsmouth NH Listings for sale

Portsmouth NH Real Estate Sales Statistics for the 1st quarter of 2017

Portsmouth’s first quarter of real estate activity for 2017 is now firmly in the books and we can take a look at this just passed 1st quarter compared to others. As the chart below shows, sales for this first quarter have remained fairly steady at around 60 sales each 3 month period back to 2013. What […]


WARNING! Don’t rely on an online website to find your Portsmouth NH home’s value

A large part of our data research for our sellers is arriving at a suggested price we believe we can sell a Portsmouth NH or New Hampshire Seacoast home for. Not a week goes by that we don’t hear from a buyer or seller insisting that a property is worth a different amount than the […]


10 Easy Spring Cleaning Ideas For Your Portsmouth NH Home

The month of March brings spring, and with spring comes bright budding flowers, longer days, warmer weather, and spring cleaning. There is no better way to shake off the dreariness of winter than a freshly cleaned home ready to welcome the season. Here are 10 easy ways you can clean your Portsmouth NH home for […]


Portsmouth NH and southern Maine real estate update

Portsmouth NH Home Sales are up in 2016! That’s the good news. The bad news is that demand is ahead of supply and many buyers can’t find a house. What does this mean to you as a seller? NOW, and I mean right now, today, is a good time to get your house on the […]


Portsmouth NH Home owners; Are You Taking Advantage of These Homeowner Tax Breaks?

April 15th will be here before you know it. Portsmouth NH homeowners will be enjoying several tax breaks created by their homes in addition to have a snug and safe home for their family. There are many benefits to owning a home: A home is an investment that can earn equity, is often cheaper to buy than to […]


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 […]


5 Home Selling Tips for Portsmouth NH Homeowners Who are Not Selling (Yet) |Portsmouth NH Real Estate

Selling your Portsmouth home may be an idea you are seriously considering, but that does not mean you are ready to put your home on the market just yet. You may be waiting to pay off your mortgage, you may be waiting for the kids to move out, or you may not be ready yet […]


Your Portsmouth NH house can sell in 30 days or less; here are 5 ways to make that happen.

Portsmouth NH – Most of us have seen the ads, reports, and more telling you that you can sell your home in 30 days or less. The reality of the real estate market is that all sales are local. That is, local to where you live. Forget about the national statistics and headlines that say […]


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 […]


Portsmouth NH Homeownership as an Investment: The Role of Price Appreciation

We recently posted the results from the latest Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) showing where residential home prices are headed over the next five years. Today, we want to show you what the results of the report could mean to you. A good portion of every family’s wealth comes from the equity in the home they live […]


Today Kicks Off National Homeownership Month!

National Homeownership Month actually started as a week-long celebration of homeownership during the Clinton administration in 1995. In 2002, President George W. Bush proclaimed June as the National Homeownership Month. Here is an excerpt from his proclamation:   “Homeownership is an important part of the American Dream…A home provides shelter and a safe place where […]


New to the Rochester NH real estate market | 10 Weeping Willow

Rochester NH – This sweet home is picture perfect and ready for new owners. Meticulously maintained and in move-in condition, this wonderful gambrel style home has much to offer. Current owners have given this home a complete makeover – updated kitchen with marble counters, beautiful wood floors, updated bathrooms with custom tile work, interior painting, updated […]


Portsmouth NH weathervanes

In our jobs as Portsmouth NH Realtors my partner Ann Cummings and I get to travel much of the New Hampshire Seacoast and southern Maine areas listing and selling homes. We often see some very cool and interesting weathervanes. Here’s a few of the recent ones. First up is this old Harley Davidson motorcycle setting […]


Snowy Nights Along Portsmouth NH

Rock walls, fluffy snow, warm and dimmed lights. A beautiful snowy winter scene that seems to bring calm and peace at dusk. This is the scenery throughout the winter months along Portsmouth NH and Maine. Where nature and coastal living seem to collide, bringing back a warmth of home town feel. Something that old man […]


Nothing Like The Sunsets In Portsmouth NH

                        Welcome to The New Year of 2015. We want to wish you a safe, prosperous and joyful New Year. As you leave 2014 behind and embark on new journeys in 2015, we wanted to give you some words of wisdom from some of […]