All posts by Jim Lee

About Jim Lee

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

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, Energy-efficient double glazed windows can benefit your property. Find out how. For a touch of color, have seasonal flowers growing in beds and containers. […]


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

187 Woodbury Avenue Portsmouth NH 03801

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 […]


Showcase Your Seacoast Home & Sell for More

If you want your home to sell, buyers have to see it. Bottom line. If you want to sell it for more than you paid for it, buyers have to be impressed. But before a buyer will even walk through your front door, they’ve got to be impressed online—because that’s how home shopping is done […]


How to Get the Most Money When Selling Your Seacoast Home

Selling a home requires some planning, preparation, and know-how, especially if you want to maximize the return on your valuable investment. Selling a home on the Seacoast of Maine or New Hampshire is no different—it takes time and effort, home selling experience, and definitely some market savvy to get the most for your home. Here’s […]


6 Reasons Why Owning a Home is Awesome

From personalizing your living spaces to turning a profit when you sell, there are dozens of reasons why first-time home buyers can’t wait to find a home and make it their own. Though there are plenty of benefits of owning a home, here are the six benefits that stand out from the rest. 1. You […]


9 Real Estate New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

Need a good New Year’s Resolution for 2019? How about something related to your home—like saving up to buy a new home, listing your current home, or (finally) making some upgrades to improve your home value? Whatever your plans for the new year may be, here are some great real estate New Year’s Resolutions for […]


Portsmouth, New Hampshire Gingerbread House Contest is underway

Portsmouth NH gingerbread house contest

For a great Christmas activity sure to delight kids of all ages we highly recommend a visit to the Portsmouth Discovery Center to see the 28th Annual Gingerbread House Exhibit. Prepared to be amazed as your tour the exhibit of over 50 amazing structures constructed of gingerbread and others holiday edibles (no sampling unfortunately).. The […]


5 Reasons to Buy a Retirement Home on the Seacoast

It’s time to retire, to kick back and enjoy life to its very fullest, to spend days at the beach or horseback riding through the hills and nights admiring crystal-clear stars. It’s time to leave behind the stresses of big-city living, of corporate jobs, of traffic jams and early-morning meetings. It’s time, my friend, to […]


Pearl Harbor Day December 7th 2018 |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.   77 years ago today, Portsmouth […]


Christmas in Portsmouth, NH A Magical Time of Year For Kids of All Ages

Portsmouth NH christmas wreaths

Thanksgiving is almost here and after all the turkey and trimmings have been enjoyed it then become the start of the Christmas season, when people decide to start decorating their homes and even decide to use services as interior decorator denver to help them with this. I noticed the traditional Christmas wreaths are now hanging on […]