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

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000 fewer single-family homes for sale this March than in March of 2020. The key to continued success in […]


Who were the homebuyers and sellers in 2020?

National Association of Realtors 2020 profile of home buyers and sellers

To be effective and successful in real estate sales, you not only have to know your numbers, but you also have to know who the buyers and sellers are. Each year the National Association of Realtors publishes a study compiled of actual buyers and sellers of real estate in the previous year. It’s called the “Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.”




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 […]




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.




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 […]





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