Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can feel a bit overwhelming if you don’t have the right information. Check out these helpful resources about the home buying process. When you’re ready, give Kevin Cooper a call at 603-657-6787 to tour available homes in the Hillsborough County and Manchester areas.

Homeowners Renovating to Sell or to Stay?

Over the past few years, two trends have emerged in the housing market: Home renovations have shot up Inventory of homes available for sale on the market has dropped A ‘normal’ housing market is defined by having a 6-month supply of homes for sale. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors, … Continued

Buying a Home Can Be Scary
Know the Facts

Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICOÂź score to qualify to buy a home which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some facts: 72% of buyers who purchased homes this year have put down less than 20%. 76.4% of loan applications were … Continued

Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?

There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak levels when they are adjusted for inflation), there seems to be … Continued

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a recent realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their … Continued

What’s Going On With Home Prices?

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home prices did not appreciate by at least 6.0% year-over-year. CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft gave some insight into this change, “The rise in mortgage rates this summer to their highest … Continued

What does broom clean condition mean?

If you are buying or selling a home, you have heard the term “Broom Clean Condition”, but what does that really mean?  Watch this short video and see how Kyle and I answer some of the most frequent questions regarding this topic. Your real estate agent is the best source of information about the local community and … Continued

NH Realtor Life

Come along for a ride to see a Day In My Life and see why Coop Knows NH! Kevin Cooper is your digital resource for buying and selling homes in NH with real time updates of all properties for sale so you have direct access of everything you need to know including all current market statistics and listings. … Continued

Know What You Want vs. What You Need

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list of things that you’d … Continued

Real Estate Tip 1

After you’ve got your finances in order and made sure your credit report is current, then you’ll want to take the next step and get a pre-approved mortgage. Most home owners and realtors will want potential buyers to be pre-approved. In fact, you might not even get in the door to talk without pre-approval. You’ll … Continued

Real Estate Closing Costs in NH. What Are They?

There are many potential homebuyers, and even sellers, who believe that they need at least a 20% down payment in order to buy a home or move on to their next home. Time after time, we have dispelled this myth by showing that many loan programs allow you to put down as little as 3% … Continued

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