4 Tricks to Buying a Home in a Crazy Hot Market

Key Takeaways: Despite the ongoing pandemic, the real estate market is more competitive than ever before—and that means buyers have to do more to get their offer accepted. Want to stand out from the competition and score the home of your dreams? Our four tips can help you achieve real estate success in no time. […]


What Makes Today’s Real Estate Market So Competitive?

Key Takeaways This year’s housing market is shaping up to be the most competitive on record, but the pandemic isn’t the only thing influencing the national real estate boom. There are actually quite a few factors contributing to today’s hot market, including unfettered buyer demand, historically low supply, and steady interest rates. Have questions about […]


To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell

To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for available homes right now, renovations may not be as vital as they would be in a more […]


Exposing the 4 Factors Agents Use to Price Your Home Right

Key Takeaways: Before you list your home, it’s crucial to understand how much a buyer would be willing to pay for it. Your agent will use a variety of factors to determine a competitive list price—and some of them might be a little unexpected. If you’re looking for a fast and accurate way to price […]


Why You Shouldn’t Use Automatic Home Estimators to Price Your Home

Key Takeaways: Automatic estimator tools are popular amongst homeowners and sellers, but they aren’t always the most reliable. In some instances, these estimators can be off by thousands of dollars due to inaccurate data. If you’re looking for a better way to determine your home’s market value, give us a call to get started! Exposing […]


Facing the Facts of Flooding

Flooding happens more often than many homeowners realize. Whenever it rains, it can flood. And, not just waterfront homes are at risk of being in a flood zone. Here are some examples of homes beyond waterways that could be at risk of flooding. Heavy rainfalls. Lots of rain can cause flooding in low lying areas […]


Top Ten Places to Retire in New Hampshire.

It’s no surprise that New Hampshire Seacoast towns usually lead the list of “Top Ten Places to……………..” In this case, it’s Top Places to Retire in New Hampshire. Exeter, NH placed number 1 on the list, followed closely by Portsmouth, NH. Both towns offer many benefits for retirees, including great medical care, retirement centers, recreational […]


3 Reasons All Buyers and Sellers Should Use Listing Alerts

Key takeaways: Listing alerts send new homes straight to your inbox as soon as they hit the MLS, and they’re the easiest way to keep up with the competitive market. Listing alerts aren’t just useful for buyers—they can also help sellers stay up-to-date on other current and sold properties in their neighborhood. Signing up for […]


3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use Zillow to Search for a Home

Key takeaways: For years, Zillow has been one of the most popular real estate sites for buyers, sellers, and daydreamers—but it might not be the most reliable option for serious house hunters. If you want to shop the hottest deals and see homes before they hit the market, it’s better to work with a local […]


Is Now The Right Time To Sell A House?

Why Now Is The Right Time To Sell Your House The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time lows. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of […]


Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until Spring to Sell Your Home

Key Takeaways: After a turbulent 2020, many homeowners are holding out until spring to list their properties. Though spring is usually the busiest season for real estate, now is the time to take advantage of high prices, low interest rates, and skyrocketing demand for homes. Not sure when to list? Get in touch with us […]


4 Bright Ideas for Staging Your Home with Lighting

Key Points: When it comes to selling your home, staging is the easiest way to make a great first impression both online and during an in-person tour. Focusing on the smaller touches can really impress buyers—and lighting is an important detail you should never overlook. Looking for more easy tips to transform your home and […]


Pearl Harbor Day December 7th 2020 |Portsmouth NH

“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” Those words began US President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s speech to Congress as he asked for a Declaration of War against Japan. 79 years ago today, Portsmouth, NH […]


Mortgages Made Easy: How to Choose the Right Home Loan

Key Takeaways: As mortgage rates continue hovering near historic lows, many potential buyers are eager to make a move—but it can be hard to know which type of loan is best. There are dozens of different mortgage options available today, and some even have low down payment or credit score requirements. This can help a […]


Be Our Guest: 4 Ways to Transform Your Home into the Ultimate Entertaining Space

Key Points: Even in the middle of a pandemic, today’s homeowners are looking to make their spaces more conducive to entertaining. Certain upgrades—especially those in the entryway, kitchen, and backyard—have the potential to boost your home’s resale value. And best of all, your guests will love them just as much as you do! These projects […]


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