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Restaurants Rochester NH – My Cielo

Looking for a great place to try some authentic Mexican food? Look no further! Located in Rochester, NH, My Cielo will not disappoint!  Fresh, tasty, and authentic Mexican food to tantalize your taste buds. The chips and salsa are amazing as well as their wings and street corn. Stop by today to dine in and … Continued

Living In NH – Rochester NH

Thinking of moving to the Seacoast but not sure where to live? Let me introduce you to Rochester, NH. Rochester, known as the Lilac City, is located in southeastern New Hampshire.   With over 44 square miles of rolling hills and rivers, Rochester is conveniently located only a short distance from New Hampshire’s famous Lakes … Continued

Can I Get Out Of This Contract To Accept A Higher Offer?

The question came up “Can I get out of this contract to accept a higher one?”.  Sometimes people think that accepting an offer is the end of the stress?  Well it’s not.  What happens if another offer comes in and it’s higher than the one that you accepted?  You get upset, you want to cancel … Continued

Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing Market

In real estate, it’s normal to see ebbs and flows in the market. Typically, the summer months are slower-paced than the traditionally busy spring. But this isn’t a typical summer. As the economy rebounds and life is returning to normal, the real estate market is expected to have an unusually strong summer season. Here’s how … Continued

How To Bid On A House With Multiple Offers

So you put an offer on a house and you find out there are multiple offers. Here are my seven tips on “How To Bid On A House With Multiple Offers” and get that house of your dreams Tip 1 Get pre-approved with a local reputable lender. These national chains are okay at times; but … Continued

Appraised Value vs Market Value

Appraised Value vs Market Value vs Assessed Value Appraised value, market value, assessed value. What are they and what do they mean to you? Today we’re going to talk about the differences of assessed value, market value, appraised value. What are they, what does it mean to you and how did they come up with … Continued

Vacation Home Sales – Is now a good time to sell?

Vacation Home Sales – Is Now A Good Time To Sell? This is the topic that I take on today in this episode of Coop Knows As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are … Continued

Sellers Market – New Hampshire Housing Market

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house is available for buyers who are looking … Continued

Should I Renovate Before Selling My Home

When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for available homes right now, renovations may not be as vital as they would be in a more normal market. Here are two things to keep in … Continued

Does A Bedroom Have To Have A Closet?

Ask Coop - Does a bedroom have to have a closet

Does A Bedroom Have To Have A Closet? I got this question the other day. We were walking through a house and the buyer says, “This isn’t a bedroom. There’s no closet. Doesn’t a bedroom have to have a closet to be considered a bedroom?” And I’m going to give you two answers. I’m going … Continued