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

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


New Hampshire Seacoast Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July.


The New Hampshire real estate market is hot, overpriced homes are not.

Don't miss the target

Most Realtors with more than a few months in the business have heard this before from a prospective seller. “We want to test the market”. which means we want to list our house at an artificially high price and just see if anyone will pay it. Here is my list of reasons why this is […]


What’s Changed in Marketing Homes in the New Hampshire Seacoast?

What’s Changed in Marketing Homes in the New Hampshire Seacoast? The short answer is, “Plenty!”
If you thought about selling your house earlier in the year before the COVID-19 pandemic hit but held off because you, like most others, had no idea what would happen to the market, it might be time to think “Selling” again.


Easy Summer DIY Projects Anyone Can Tackle

Summer is in full swing here on the Seacoast, which means now is a great time to tackle any lingering home maintenance tasks or DIY projects. Even if you aren’t the handy type, you can still make a few improvements that will completely transform your space. And if you’re thinking about selling soon, they may […]


5 Can’t-Miss Summer Spots on the Seacoast

It’s not too late to start enjoying summer on the Seacoast! Although it’s important to continue to follow social distancing measures, you can still have plenty of fun in the sun all across New Hampshire and Maine as temperatures heat up. Get Outside with These Seacoast Summer Spots Whether you love to hike, boat, fish, […]


The latest three reports show the housing market is strong.

Three of the Latest Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Three separate reports recently revealed how the housing market is still showing growth. Here’s a look at each one. 1. Ivy Zelman’s Real Estate Broker Survey The survey […]


Buyers return to buying New Hampshire homes with vengeance.

Buyers returning to the market are an excellent sign for the economy, as housing is still leading the way toward recovery. If you’re ready to buy a home this year, let’s connect to make sure you have the best possible guide with you each step of the way.


Now is the right time to sell your NH Seacoast House.

There are simply not enough houses for sale today. If you’re ready to leverage your equity and sell your house, let’s connect today. It’s a great time to move while the demand for homes to buy is extremely high.


Not All Agents Are Created Equal

New Hampshire Real Estate

A real estate agent can be your essential guide, but truth be told, not all agents are created equal. Finding the right agent for you and your family should be your top priority when you’re ready to sell your house.


Is Your New Hampshire Seacoast Home Sale Puzzle Missing a Piece?

Are you trying to sell your home on the New Hampshire Seacoast and it’s just not happening? Selling a house is like working a puzzle. All the pieces have to be in place for the puzzle to be complete. Is your home sale missing a vital part of the sales puzzle? Many pieces have to […]


Get Outside on the Seacoast & Enjoy Some Beautiful Weather

It’s spring on the Seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire, and that means long, sunny days, pleasant temperatures, and absolutely perfect weather for enjoying one of America’s most beautiful coasts! If you’re looking for a social distancing-friendly way to get outside on the Seacoast, you’ll find more than a few terrific options in the area. […]


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