Tag Archives: Little Harbor Portsmouth NH

It’s a great time for Portsmouth NH home buyers!

Portsmouth NH real estate for sale

Mortgage interest rates just fell to their lowest point in 2017! This week’s rate is 4.08% vs. 3.58% a year ago. One fact not so widely reported is that  requirements to get a mortgage have eased also. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) quantifies the availability of mortgage credit each month with their Mortgage Credit Availability Index […]


Portsmouth NH Real Estate Sales Statistics for the 1st quarter of 2017

Portsmouth’s first quarter of real estate activity for 2017 is now firmly in the books and we can take a look at this just passed 1st quarter compared to others. As the chart below shows, sales for this first quarter have remained fairly steady at around 60 sales each 3 month period back to 2013. What […]


A perfect meal for a cold, rainy night in Portsmouth New Hampshire

It’s a cold rainy day in Portsmouth NH which seemed like the perfect weather to whip up a pot of chili. I found this Beefy corn and black bean chili recipe a few days ago and tried it out. This is my second batch. I used ground turkey instead of beef, doubled the chili powder, […]


Early mornings in Portsmouth NH

I was out early looking for photographic opportunities when I spotted the morning sunrise with the old Portsmouth Naval Prison silhouetted against the rising sun. The Prison has a long history beginning with the American Revolution. The New Hampshire Militia commanded by General John Sullivan built an earthern fort on this site in 1775 to […]


The Portsmouth New Hampshire Farmer’s Market has something for everyone. | Portsmouth NH

Ann and I love going to our nearby Portsmouth Farmer’s Market. Each Saturday from May 7th through November 5th starting at 8:00 until 1:00 pm the parking lot at Portsmouth NH City Hall becomes a huge outdoor market with locally grown and processed foods of all types from vegetables, to meat and cheeses along with […]


Portsmouth NH Homes Sales for the first half of the year.

Can you believe 2016 is just a few days away from being half over? The halfway mark is an excellent point to look at where we’ve been to make a prediction about where Portsmouth home sales will likely be headed for the remainder of the year. So far this year, the Northern New England Real Estate […]


WARNING! Don’t rely on an online website to find your Portsmouth NH home’s value

A large part of our data research for our sellers is arriving at a suggested price we believe we can sell a Portsmouth NH or New Hampshire Seacoast home for. Not a week goes by that we don’t hear from a buyer or seller insisting that a property is worth a different amount than the […]


Portsmouth NH and southern Maine real estate update

Portsmouth NH Home Sales are up in 2016! That’s the good news. The bad news is that demand is ahead of supply and many buyers can’t find a house. What does this mean to you as a seller? NOW, and I mean right now, today, is a good time to get your house on the […]


What is the “Absorption Rate” for Portsmouth NH Homes? | Portsmouth NH Real Estate

What is the “absorption rate” for Portsmouth NH  and the New Hampshire Seacoast homes for sale and why is that number so important? First we need to define exactly what a market absorption rate is and how it’s calculated. The strict definition of an absorption rate is the number of months it would take to […]


Where to Find the True Value for Your Home | Portsmouth NH real estate for sale

Ever wondered what your Portsmouth home is worth? Want to know where to start looking? Whether you’re just curious or are eager to find a competitive listing price, using the best resources to find your property’s value is crucial. Today, we’re going to be talking about two types of home evaluation tools: neighborhood sold reports and […]


Your Portsmouth NH house can sell in 30 days or less; here are 5 ways to make that happen.

Portsmouth NH – Most of us have seen the ads, reports, and more telling you that you can sell your home in 30 days or less. The reality of the real estate market is that all sales are local. That is, local to where you live. Forget about the national statistics and headlines that say […]


Portsmouth NH Homeownership as an Investment: The Role of Price Appreciation

We recently posted the results from the latest Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) showing where residential home prices are headed over the next five years. Today, we want to show you what the results of the report could mean to you. If you are a self-employed real estate investor who is willing to add properties to your portfolio, […]


Selling your Portsmouth NH and New Hampshire Seacoast home

For Portsmouth NH and New Hampshire Seacoast home sellers most want the same things; highest price and least amount of hassle. However for the vast majority of sellers the most important thing to them is to actually get the home sold. In order to accomplish all three of these goals New Hampshire Seacoast sellers should realize […]


Portsmouth New Hampshire Real Estate Sellers, make an offer to your buyers.

 Are you selling a home in the Portsmouth New Hampshire or New Hampshire Seacoast area and have an interested buyer but they won’t put an offer in writing to you? Why not make an offer to them? Granted this is a little unusual and definitely ‘outside the box’ but sometimes I’ve found that when a […]


Portsmouth NH Real Estate is headed in the right direction

In a recent Gallup poll, Americans were asked to rate 24 different business sectors and industries on a five-point scale ranging from “very positive” to “very negative.” The poll was first conducted in 2001, and has been used as an indicator of “Americans’ overall attitudes toward each industry”. For the first time since 2006, Americans […]


Let's chat.

By giving us your phone number and email address, you are giving Jim Lee & Ann Cummings permission to contact you via email or phone.

%d bloggers like this: