Before You Make an Offer, Here Are 4 Tips for Success!

So, you‚Äôve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‚Äėhome,‚Äô and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true! Freddie Mac¬†covered¬†‚Äú4 … Continued

Small Business Saturday

Get out and support small business today. Watch my short video and see which three I recommend today that all revolve around my love of music, photography and my fur babies. Check them out, give them a like and shop local. ¬†Manchester Music Mill¬†:¬†Locally owned full service music store. Sales, Service, Repairs, Rentals….and we love … Continued

Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?

There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today‚Äôs housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been¬†defined¬†as an¬†‚Äúoverwhelming lack of supply,‚Ä̬†and even a¬†‚Äústraight up inventory crisis.‚ÄĚ First American¬†just released the results of a¬†survey¬†which sheds light on the reasons for the current lack of supply. The survey asked title … Continued

93.6% Of Homes in NH Have Positive Equity

CoreLogic‚Äôs¬†latest¬†Equity Report¬†revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional 600 thousand properties will regain equity if home prices rise another 5% this year. The study also revealed that: Roughly 63% of all homeowners have seen their equity increase since Q1 2016 … Continued

Americans Still Believe Real Estate is Best Long-Term Investment

According to¬†Bankrate‚Äôs latest¬†Financial Security Index Poll,¬†Americans who have money to set aside for the next 10 years would rather invest in real estate than any other type of investment. Bankrate¬†asked Americans to answer the following question: ‚ÄúWhat is the best way to invest money you wouldn‚Äôt need for 10 years or more?‚ÄĚ Real Estate came … Continued

June 2017 NH Real Estate Market Report

June market: sales up, price hits high mark After several months of sales decreases compared to a year prior, June numbers were up both in terms of unit sales and median price. Even so, second quarter and year-to-date data showed sales numbers still lagging behind those of the second quarter in 2016. Among the statewide … Continued

May 2017 NH Real Estate Market Report

Same story: sales down, prices up Put the market message on a loop, because it hasn’t changed in a while: Sellers’ market, inventory low, closed sales down, and prices on the rise. Among the statewide highlights: Inventory: There were 5,982 residential homes on the market at the end of May, a 27 percent decrease from … Continued

The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

We often discuss the¬†difference in family wealth¬†between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the¬†equity buildup¬†that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan¬†Employee Benefit Research Institute¬†(EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can be in retirement planning. Craig Copeland,¬†Senior … Continued

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