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Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time!

Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter all together by escaping to their vacation homes in a warmer climate. For those homeowners staying at their first residence, AccuWeather warns: “The late-week cold shot should fade next week, but this is … Continued

Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the American Dream

As we head into 2019, many news outlets and housing experts warn that the housing market may slow down. Over the last six years, the inventory of homes for sale has been near historic lows, which has been the force behind increasing home prices. This has been great news for sellers as many of them … Continued

The Best Gym In New Hampshire: The Zoo Health Club

Nobody can argue that a healthy lifestyle has both short and long term health benefits. Long term, eating a balanced diet, taking regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can add years to your life and reduce the risk of certain diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and obesity. I believe that, and that’s why … Continued

Increase Your Family Wealth by Paying for Housing

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth. Every month that you pay your mortgage, you are paying off a … Continued

Where Are Interest Rates Headed in 2019?

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search. Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic … Continued

Red Flags To Spot A Rental Scam

Rental Scams As you start searching for a home to rent, you come across some that are, well for lack of better words, just sound too good to be true.  You do some research and find that the home is also listed for sale on other sites. How Do Rental Listing Scams Work? Is someone … Continued

The #1 Reason To Sell Your NH Home In The Winter

Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when they will have the most competition! The #1 Reason to List … Continued

Small Business Saturday

Get out and support small business today. Watch my short video below 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. 1 Manchester Music Mill2 Hunts Photo Manchester3 Tails Above The Rest Manchester Music … Continued

Debunking Misconceptions About Mortgage Refinancing

Refinancing a mortgage can provide lots of advantages for homeowners. They can lock in a lower interest rate or shorten the term of their loan that can help them save thousands of dollars in their monthly mortgage payments. However, there are still lots of confusion about the refinancing process that hinder them from reaping its … Continued

How to Prep For The First Snowstorm Of The Season

☃️How To Prep For The First Snowstorm ❄️ Of The Season If you are like me, you are never prepared for the first snow of the year.  So I made a short video on how I prepare for it. 1 Step 12 Step 23 Step 3 Step 1 As all New Englanders do, the first … Continued