Category Archives: real estate in portsmouth

Portsmouth NH Homeowners |Take Advantage of Your Tax Benefits

With tax season approaching, are you aware of the potential tax benefits of homeownership?    The biggest reason for buying homes in Portsmouth NH, and anywhere else, is for home and shelter.  Did you also know that there are tax benefits when it comes to being a homeowner, too?  Some are deductible only in the […]


What is my Portsmouth NH home worth? | Portsmouth New Hampshire Real Estate

One question Ann and I are asked a lot is: “What is my Portsmouth NH house worth?” Most of our sellers want to get the best price possible for their house and we have several ways we use to arrive at the current “best price”. The first consideration is how does your house value relate to […]


Portsmouth NH Homes | Real Estate Market 2015 Recap

  Curious about how the Portsmouth NH real estate market did in 2015? Almost everyone seems to have great interest in how real estate markets perform. We frequently have people asking us questions about the local market.  The media is full of information about ‘the national real estate market’, and yet there is no ‘national’ […]


Where to Find the True Value for Your Home | Portsmouth NH real estate for sale

Ever wondered what your Portsmouth home is worth? Want to know where to start looking? Whether you’re just curious or are eager to find a competitive listing price, using the best resources to find your property’s value is crucial. Today, we’re going to be talking about two types of home evaluation tools: neighborhood sold reports and […]


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 […]


Shop Smart for Your Dream Home During the Spring Buying Season

This is the time of year that has home buyers and home sellers alike excited: The Spring Home Buying Season! For buyers, it’s a great time to purchase a home because the school year is coming to an end and residents have all summer to move before it’s back in session. For sellers, it’s a […]


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 […]


Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth NH

Even in the dead of winter, the views along Portsmouth NH are mesmerizing. Covered boats, weathered docks and steel bridges make for picturesque scenery along the seacoast. With buildings in the distance adding dimension and appeal, it’s hard to remember the briskness of winter. This is our beautiful Memorial Bridge crossing over the Piscataqua River. How […]


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 […]


5 Predictions for the US Housing Market in 2015

Are you a current home owner who is considering listing your property on the market in 2015? If so, then you’re likely to enjoy a lot of success! After all, Realtor.com recently released its top predictions for the housing market in the New Year. And all of them seem to favor home sellers. Let’s Take […]


Portsmouth NH Waterfront Views

Portsmouth NH has a beautiful park, Prescott Park, that runs along the Piscataqua River in the downtown area.  It’s a lovely area to sit and enjoy the gorgeous scenery, people watch, take in a concert or a festival, or just enjoy the beauty of nature. Come and enjoy the beauty we have all around us […]


The Christmas Dove in Barrington NH | Portsmouth New Hampshire

After a showing yesterday Ann and I were in the neighborhood and decided to pay a visit to one of the coolest Christmas specialty shops around; The Christmas Dove in Barrington New Hampshire. The founders, Linda and John Svenson, had two visions for their shop when they opened in 1973. Linda wanted a beautiful place to […]


Sunsets Along Portsmouth NH

Living here on the coast of NH, we have lots of water all around us, and we get to enjoy beautiful sunsets. The fiery part of this sunset was to the left not seen in this photo, and you can see the sun’s pink reflections in the clouds beyond this dock and in the water.