Tag Archives: New Hampshire listings

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, […]


10 Easy Spring Cleaning Ideas For Your Portsmouth NH Home

The month of March brings spring, and with spring comes bright budding flowers, longer days, warmer weather, and spring cleaning.  Here are 10 easy ways you can clean your Portsmouth NH home for spring. 1. Open the Windows There’s nothing like the sun shining through your windows to usher in the feeling of spring. Throw […]


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 […]


Portsmouth NH Home owners; Are You Taking Advantage of These Homeowner Tax Breaks?

April 15th will be here before you know it. Portsmouth NH homeowners will be enjoying several tax breaks created by their homes in addition to have a snug and safe home for their family. There are many benefits to owning a home: A home is an investment that can earn equity, is often cheaper to buy than to […]


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 […]


5 Home Selling Tips for Portsmouth NH Homeowners Who are Not Selling (Yet) |Portsmouth NH Real Estate

Selling your Portsmouth home may be an idea you are seriously considering, but that does not mean you are ready to put your home on the market just yet. You may be waiting to pay off your mortgage, you may be waiting for the kids to move out, or you may not be ready yet […]


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 […]


Report: US Housing Market Experienced Fantastic Gains This Spring

We just love having the opportunity to share with you good news about the US housing market and this is one of those weeks! Evidently, according to a recent article we were reading, sales of newly built homes as well as home prices in general saw some great increases during the month of April, further […]


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, […]


New to the Rochester NH real estate market | 10 Weeping Willow

Rochester NH – This sweet home is picture perfect and ready for new owners. Meticulously maintained and in move-in condition, this wonderful gambrel style home has much to offer. Current owners have given this home a complete makeover – updated kitchen with marble counters, beautiful wood floors, updated bathrooms with custom tile work, apparently BRM Bathrooms […]


Portsmouth NH weathervanes

In our jobs as Portsmouth NH Realtors my partner Ann Cummings and I get to travel much of the New Hampshire Seacoast and southern Maine areas listing and selling homes. We often see some very cool and interesting weathervanes. Here’s a few of the recent ones. First up is this old Harley Davidson motorcycle setting […]


Fire Boats, Docks and Real Estate Oh My !

Living right here on the water in Portsmouth NH means we have lots of water and boating activities, and sometimes that means we have need for the Portsmouth Fire Boat….  it’s always reassuring to know that emergency help is readily available on land and on sea!  Hopefully all we have need for this fire boat […]


Should you buy a home in Portsmouth New Hampshire?

It’s usually a sound idea to gather all the facts before making a decision, especially a decision of this magnitude. According to BG Home Solutions, buying a home is generally the largest financial transaction the average person makes in a life time. So if you’re thinking of buying a home in Portsmouth, New Hampshire or […]


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 […]


King Tide day in Portsmouth NH

Today is “King Tide” day in Portsmouth New Hampshire. A King Tide is the highest tide of the year and usually occurs around a full moon. King Tide today in Portsmouth was around 12:30 PM. This is what the same scene looks like at low tide PREP (Piscataqua Region Estauries Partnership) is once again hold […]