Category Archives: real estate in portsmouth

Monthly Indicators for New Hampshire Real Estate

One thing you have to keep current on as a Realtor is monthly indicators. Here are the latest numbers for April 2021 compared to the same time in April 2020 and the year-to-date numbers. Here is the picture for New Hampshire real estate in April 2021. In the statistical chart above, one thing we watch […]


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 […]


Busting the Biggest Home-Buying Myths of 2020

This year has been difficult for just about everyone, but if you were (or still are) thinking about buying a home in 2020, you might be feeling more than a little overwhelmed. An ongoing pandemic, the subsequent recession, and general uncertainty have forced many house-hunters to put their real estate dreams on hold. However, despite […]


These 4 Negotiating Tips Can Help You Sell for Top Dollar

Receiving your first offer is one of the most exciting parts of selling your home. And while it might seem like the hard work is finally over, the negotiation process is actually just getting started.  Even in a seller’s market, negotiating with a buyer can require quite a bit of time, skill, and guidance from […]


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.


Buyer Beware: 6 Red Flags That Could Spell Trouble for Homebuyers

Picture this: you’ve found a seemingly perfect home in just the right neighborhood. It has every single one of your must-haves, plenty of space, and even all of the features you want. But on the tour, your agent spots a few big problems, like a crack in the foundation or signs of water damage. Should […]


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 […]


How to Handle Getting Multiple Offers on Your Home

If you’re thinking about listing your home, you’ve probably heard that we’re in a seller’s market right now. As inventory dwindles and buyer interest intensifies, it’s not uncommon to see properties sell just hours after they’re listed, sometimes even tens of thousands above their original asking price. This may seem like an ideal scenario, but […]


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 […]


A Pet Lover’s Guide to Buying a Home

If you have dogs, cats, or other pets in your home, you probably consider them to be part of your family. And if you’re thinking about making a move soon, that means you’ll want to take their needs into consideration, too. Here’s our ultimate guide to finding the perfect place you and your furry friend […]


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 […]



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