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Maximize Your Home Sale with the Power of Equity

Key Points Understanding your home equity can be a game-changer when deciding to sell your home, especially in today’s market of high mortgage rates. Nearly 70% of homeowners have significant equity, making it an opportune time to consider selling. Lean on our 40+ years of experience to guide you through the process, offering free home […]


Your Path to Homeownership: A First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide

Key Takeaways: Timing Matters: The 2023 housing market has its unique rhythms, but with the right insights and team, first-time buyers can find their perfect moment to dive in. Affordability Explored: Beyond the home’s price tag, factors like mortgage rates, credit scores, and additional costs paint the full picture of homeownership affordability. Support on Your […]


Unlocking the Power of Millennial Buyers: A Guide for Home Sellers

Key Facts: We must understand the growing influence of millennial buyers in the real estate market. Let’s leverage a strong online presence to attract tech-savvy millennials to your property. We’ll showcase lifestyle benefits and adaptable home features to captivate millennial homebuyers. Unlocking Millennial Homebuyer Opportunities With the millennial generation rapidly emerging as a dominant force […]


Mastering the Market: Why Our Team is Your Advantage in Real Estate

Key Facts: Ann Cummings and Jim Lee are a dedicated team of real estate professionals with extensive knowledge of the Portsmouth NH, New Hampshire Seacoast, and southern Maine markets. We use sophisticated market analysis to make informed decisions and guide you effectively. Our 40+ years of experience allow us to confidently navigate complex markets, ensuring […]


Unveiling the Best Time to Buy or Sell Your Home

Key Facts: Personal circumstances such as rising rent, divorce, downsizing, or relocation often trigger the need to buy or sell a home. A dedicated real estate team offers personalized guidance based on local trends and personal situations, making the buying or selling process more manageable. Every real estate journey is unique, shaped by your dreams, […]


Embracing the Power of Homeownership: Celebrating National Homeownership Month

National Homeownership Month is here, and it’s a perfect time to celebrate the many joys and rewards of owning a home. As your dependable real estate team, we’re here to champion this significant month with you, providing the necessary guidance to make your homeownership journey a delightful experience. In this blog, we discuss: The benefits […]


Everything You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Key Takeaways: Closing costs are a part of every real estate sale Many variables determine the price of closing costs Ask your local real estate expert for specifics about closing costs When buying or selling a home, it’s essential to understand what closing costs entail. Closing costs are expenses and fees that must be reconciled […]



Mortgage 101: What To Know Before You Apply

Everybody loves talking about mortgages. They’re fun, easy to understand, and a great icebreaker, right?….Wrong. Thanks to their lengthy process, technical jargon, and confusing options, mortgages have a bit of an intimidating reputation—but it doesn’t have to be that way! Know How Much You Can Spend If you’re feeling antsy about getting started and want […]


The Pros & Cons of a Buyer’s Letter: Standing Out in a Busy Market

Imagine, after weeks of searching, that you’ve finally found your dream home. It’s in the perfect location with the right features and exactly the amount of space you need. But after requesting more information, your agent informs you that there are already several offers made on the house. How do you stand out in a […]



What Do Those Home Selling Terms Even Mean?

Home Selling Terms-  Real estate lingo can be hard to decipher because, well, there’s so much of it! It might even seem like your Realtor is speaking another language. From fancy acronyms to words like “escrow” and “riders,” there are a lot of terms out there that might seem totally foreign. But that doesn’t mean […]


What’s Your Style? 5 Popular Architectural Styles to Consider for Your Dream Home

Dream homes around the country have one thing in common: amazing architecture. From Greek Revival to Modern, we’re breaking down the most popular architectural styles in America to help you discover your own dream home. Also, while you browse for architectural designs for your home, consider choosing a Reliable Roofing, Siding And Windows repair and […]


Do You Know What These Crucial Real Estate Acronyms Mean?

Acronyms are tossed around like crazy in the real estate world, which can be confusing to even the most veteran home buyers. But don’t worry — it doesn’t take long to learn the language. Here’s a quick list of the most widely used home buying acronyms acquired from a real estate litigation lawyer, Get More […]


The Hidden Horrors of Going FSBO (For Sale by Owner)

Many home sellers have considered skipping the real estate agent to save on closing costs, but very few have actually succeeded in seeing those savings. There’s a good reason: the average homeowner doesn’t have the rigorous training and real estate knowledge that a licensed agent does. But just what makes For Sale By Owner (FSBO) […]


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