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Ann Cummings and Jim Lee, Portsmouth New Hampshire NH REALTORS.

Don’t Miss North Hampton Winterfest 2020!

North Hampton Winterfest has been delighting residents and visitors alike for over a decade, and it’s back again for another year! That’s right; Winterfest 2020 returns on February 22! Here’s what to expect. North Hampton Winterfest is a Day of Fun On Saturday, February 22, the fun returns to North Hampton bright and early with […]


New Year, New Home Value… 2020 Market Predictions for Your Home

This past year has been pretty good to both home buyers and home sellers—prices climbed initially, then leveled off, while interest rates plummeted. Plus, national unemployment is low, jobs are in abundance, and the economy as a whole is doing well. All in all, 2019 was a good year for real estate investors. But what […]


Pearl Harbor Day December 7th 2019 |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. 78 years ago today, Portsmouth NH […]


The 5 Emotional Stages of Buying Your First Home

Ask anyone you meet and they’ll likely recall vivid details about their first roller coaster ride, their first day of school, or their first kiss. A first home purchase is no different! While buying your first home comes with its fair share of ups and downs, it will ultimately be an enjoyable experience you’ll remember […]


The Most Exciting Downtown Portsmouth Vintage Christmas Yet!

Looking for a way to get in the holiday spirit in Portsmouth, NH? Then you won’t want to miss the 15th Annual Downtown Portsmouth Vintage Christmas. Even if you’ve been in years past, you’ll definitely still want to stop by Market Square at some point during the month of December—this year’s celebration promises to be […]


Should You Hire a Professional or DIY on Those Home Repairs?

To DIY or not to DIY? That’s the question on many homeowners’ minds when there’s a repair or home improvement project on their to-do lists. The good news is that you can do plenty of things on your own. But for other projects, you’re better off hiring a licensed contractor, plumber, or electrician to do the work for you.


Put These 7 Fall Home Maintenance Tips on Your Weekend To-Do List

One of the most important things you can do as a homeowner—to protect both your valuable financial investment and the place you live—is to keep up with seasonal home maintenance. Diligent maintenance can keep your home looking good and working right—both of which can save you money in the long run. And winter prep might be the most important preventative maintenance you do all year!


Mark Your Calendar for the New Hampshire Fall Festival!

Fall in New Hampshire is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Crisp fall mornings, dazzling displays of fall colors, charming Downtowns bedecked in seasonal decor… it’s a time of year that absolutely deserves to be celebrated. And there’s no better way to honor this magnificent season than with the New Hampshire Fall Festival. Here’s what you need […]


Don’t Miss This Totally Charming North Hampton Home

Looking for a home that’s the perfect blend of country cozy and city convenience? Love the idea of carefree single-story living? Ready to move in and start enjoying the fun and active Seacoast lifestyle? Then you’ll definitely want to take a look at this charming North Hampton home! Here’s everything you’ll love about 10 Hillside […]


450 Ideas To Help Your Home Sell Faster!

450 ideas to help your home sell faster

Outdoors:  Be sure your lawn and shrubbery are kept trimmed at all times. Consider removing overgrown trees and shrubs that hide the house from the street. Keep the garage doors down, it’ll help keep any unwanted critters out. This residential garage door installation service can help you repair your garage door if it is damaged. […]


Do you know the top reasons your house isn’t selling?

There are lots of reasons a house doesn’t sell or is getting little or no activity. Read the following to see if you or your house is mentioned.


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? […]


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 […]


Portsmouth NH | Spring Maintenance Checklist

Spring is here in spite of the continuing chilly temperatures around the New Hampshire Seacoast. If you’re thinking of selling your Portsmouth home soon here’s a handy maintenance checklist to review to ensure things are in tip-top shape to appeal to your buyers. Lоngеr dауѕ, ѕunѕhіnе, аnd blossoming flowers can only mеаn one thіng: It’ѕ […]


Seacoast Lighthouse Guide

Nothing quite says, “Welcome to New England!” like a stoic lighthouse gazing out over turbulent waters from a rocky, cragged coastline. And the Seacoast area of Maine and New Hampshire has some of the finest lighthouses on the Atlantic Coast. Here’s your guide to must-see lighthouses on the Seacoast. New Hampshire Lighthouses New Hampshire has […]