November 2017 NH Market Report

November price, sales increase November showed¬†another substantial¬†month of growth in the New Hampshire residential housing¬†market, with both unit sales and median price up ahead of last November, while¬†pushing year to date numbers up to near-historically high levels as we approach year’s end. Among the statewide highlights for single family homes: Median price: November 2017 was … Continued

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?

We¬†recently¬†shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about¬†‚Äėshort-term price‚Äô¬†‚Äď where home values are headed over the … Continued

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

The Real Reason Home Prices Are Increasing

There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient¬†(data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of¬†‚Äúirrational exuberance‚Ä̬†(this is also untrue as prices are not at peak … Continued

Bubble Alert! Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage?

There is little doubt that it is easier to get a home mortgage today than it was last year. The¬†Mortgage Credit Availability Index¬†(MCAI), published by the¬†Mortgage Bankers Association,¬†shows that mortgage credit has become more available in each of the last several years. In fact, in just the last year: More buyers are putting less than … 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

6 Steps to Selling a House

Selling your house is one of the most crucial processes that you will ever have to undergo in your lifetime. It is for that very reason that you should use an organized system to conduct the transaction. The following are six steps to selling a house. Do them all, and you should have a smooth … Continued