Tag: Tips

Posted on 02/20/2020
How to Set an Asking Price for Your Home
Setting a price for your home can be one of the most important decisions you make when placing your home on the market. The asking price can often make or break the sale. The asking price is part of the marketing of the home. Here are some tips on how to set the right asking price in a...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Tips Before You Put Your Home on the Market
You are about to make a big decision; putting your home up for sale but there are some very important things you need to do before the sign goes in the yard and you open your doors to potential buyers. Getting these things checked off the list will help get you to a quicker and more profitable sale....
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Posted on 02/20/2020
What You Need to Know: Septic Systems
Are you thinking of buying a home with a septic system? Septic systems are common in the suburbs and more rural areas where municipal sewers are not available. So what is a septic system? It is a self-contained, underground waste water treatment system. It consists of a septic tank and a drainage system. The septic tank is a large,...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Do I Need a Home Inspection?
When you are buying a home the costs really add up and you may start thinking about where you can save money. One expense that buyers may be tempted to skip is the home inspection. But, take it from us, a home inspection has saved many buyers money in the long-run. How? Well, a home inspection is an...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Stats Every Home Buyer Needs to Know
Whether buying or selling a home, market statistics can be useful. While buying a home is not always about the numbers, a little market knowledge can go a long way. Likewise, market statistics are also helpful for home sellers to price their home competitively in the marketplace. Here are some helpful stats every buyer (and seller) should know:1. What...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Should You File a Property Tax Abatement Application?
Should You File a Property Tax Abatement Application? While nobody likes paying property taxes, there’s no way around it for homeowners. In New Hampshire, there is a process by which you can challenge your property tax assessment, known as the “abatement” process.The tax abatement application must be submitted to your town/city by March 1st. If you think your...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
What Buyers Say They Want in a Home
What exactly are buyers looking for in a home? Location? Size? Upgrades ? According to a survey done by The National Association of Homebuilders, today's buyers want all of the above. According to the survey, the ideal size of a home for buyers is approximately 2,000 square feet. Unfortunately, only one-third of the current homes on the market...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Now is a Great Time to Invest in a Rental Property
With low home prices and low interest rates, now is a great time to consider investing in real estate. An investment purchase is different than your typical single family home purchase. Here are some tips if you're considering making the move to real estate investor: Have a strategy. What kind of investor do you want to be? Do...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
The Risks of Trying To Sell Your Home
Selling your home can be a daunting task. Not only is one faced with the ever-changing real estate market, but there's a steep learning curve in selling & marketing your house. Advantages of Working With a Professional Real estate agents know the ropes when it comes to the intricacies of marketing a home, finding qualified buyers, and negotiating...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Home styles in New Hampshire
Many buyers new to New Hampshire are unfamiliar with the style of homes available. Below are some of the more common styles you'll see here: Cape Cod - The traditional Cape Cod is characterized by its steeped, pitched roof and chimney. It’s typically a story and a half high, but some houses have converted the attic area into...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Weathering Your First New Hampshire Winter
New Hampshire winters can be pretty harsh, especially to those who've not experienced a New England winter before. Following are some tips to help you prepare & stay safe: During and after the first good storm, people will drive recklessly, so be sure to give yourself extra distance. Defensive driving is key. While not necessary, a set of...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Pellet Stoves vs Wood Stoves
In New Hampshire, many homeowners desire adding a pellet stove or wood stove into their home to provide another source of heat. Below you'll find the pros & cons of each. Pellet stoves are often cheaper than woodstoves, but this could become break even when considering fuel; pellet stoves run on pellets, while wood stoves run on chopped...
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