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9 Mistakes Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Avoid: Secure Your Dream Home with Confidence

Key Facts Learn the critical role of mortgage preapproval for first-time homebuyers. Understand the benefits of comparing mortgage rates and maintaining a healthy credit score. Discover how real estate agents and home inspections contribute to smart, secure investments. Stepping into homeownership is an exciting adventure, but it can also be filled with uncertainties, especially for […]


The Top 5 Reasons You Need A REALTOR® For Your Next Real Estate Transaction.

You need a REALTOR® on your side for your next real estate transaction, whether you’re selling, buying, or both. Here are 5 of the top reasons REALTORS have local market knowledge Realtors have access to a wealth of information about the local real estate market, including recent sales data, pricing trends, and neighborhood insights. This […]


Moving with Kids: Tips for National Moving Month

Key Facts Involving kids in the moving process helps them adjust to their new environment. A moving day survival kit can keep children comfortable and entertained. Early involvement in community activities aids children in quickly adapting to new surroundings. Moving is a significant event for any family, and when you add kids into the mix, […]


Understanding the ABCs of Real Estate: Key Terms for Buyers and Sellers

The ABCs of real estate

Navigating the world of real estate can be daunting, especially with the industry-specific jargon used by professionals. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, understanding common real estate terms is essential. As your dedicated real estate experts, we’re here to break down the most important terms you’ll encounter, ensuring you’re well-prepared for […]


What the Latest NAR Settlement Means for You

You may have heard about the recent settlement in the National Association of Realtors (NAR) case, and it’s stirred up quite a bit of talk. But let’s clear up some misconceptions. This settlement isn’t about reducing the value of what real estate pros bring to the table or making homeownership harder to achieve. Instead, it’s […]


Portsmouth, New Hampshire Single Family Homes

Price history To look at the history of single-family home sales in Portsmouth, New Hampshire I went back 19 years to get a good timeline of what’s been happening with prices. The chart above represents the median sales price of single-family Portsmouth homes from January 2005 through February 2024. The median price means that half […]


6 Cost-Effective Curb Appeal Enhancements to Make This Spring

Spring is here, and with its arrival comes the golden opportunity to elevate your home’s curb appeal. (Curb appeal is essentially the charm and attractiveness of your home as viewed from the outside, a key factor in shaping a buyer’s first impression!) With the milder weather and the vibrant blossoms of spring, it’s the perfect […]




Why Partnering with a REALTOR is a Game-Changer for Homebuyers

Embark on the exciting journey of finding your dream home with us, Ann Cummings and Jim Lee, as your trusted buyer agents in Portsmouth, NH. We’re here to turn the daunting task of homebuying into a seamless and fulfilling experience. By choosing us, you gain access to our extensive knowledge of the local market, personalized […]


Thinking About Selling? Boost Your Home’s Appeal This Spring

Key Facts: Enhance Curb Appeal: Tips for revamping your home’s exterior to make a great first impression. Brighten Your Home: Key insights on using lighting and decor to create a welcoming atmosphere. Spring Selling Strategy: Learn why spring is ideal for selling and how our team can help maximize your home’s potential. As the days […]


Maximize Your Real Estate Potential with the Power of Local Market Statistics

Welcome to the dynamic world of local real estate! As your neighborhood experts, we’re here to make understanding market statistics easy and enjoyable. Whether you’re dreaming of a new home or getting ready to sell, a clear grasp of these local numbers is your key to a seamless and delightful real estate experience. Let’s dive […]


Spring into Success: Navigating the 2024 Real Estate Market with Strategy and Confidence

Welcome to the new year! There’s a buzz in the air as the spring real estate market seems to be starting earlier this year. Whether you’re looking to sell and aim for a top-dollar deal, or you’re on the hunt for your dream home, now’s the perfect time to gear up. Let’s dive into strategies […]


Get Ready for Homeownership in 2024: Your Ultimate Prep Guide!

As we quickly approach 2024, let’s gear up for one of the most exciting adventures of your life – buying your own home! Whether you’re a first-time buyer or planning to find your next home, this journey is all about smart preparation and setting the stage for a successful home purchase. Let’s explore some super […]


Holiday Home Selling: Making the Most of the Winter Magic!

Key Facts: Unique Winter Market: Fewer listings mean more attention for your home. Digital Marketing Focus: Virtual tours and online listings attract busy holiday buyers. Holiday Selling Tactics: Flexibility and festive marketing make your home stand out. Selling your home during the winter holidays? It’s an exciting time! There’s so much to explore in this […]


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