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Market Update: February 2019

Market Update: February 2019

What will drive the real estate market in 2019, and in what direction are we going? To gain some perspective, let’s look at long-term growth. Between 2012 and 2017, home prices in New Hampshire appreciated by at least 26%. In 2017, home price appreciation was driven...
Is homeownership now within your reach?

Is homeownership now within your reach?

Whether plagued by school loans or other accumulated long-term debt, many first-time buyers feel shut out from buying a home. Credit scores that have been compromised by heavy debt loads have also been a hindrance to many. According to a recent Experian report,...
Linda’s 5 Reasons to Call Today

Linda’s 5 Reasons to Call Today

There are plenty of ways in which I can be of service to you, whether or not you’re looking to buy or sell a home. 1. Your independent local connection. My family and I have lived in the Greater Concord, NH area for over 33 years, and I’m proud to be...
Appraisal vs. Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

Appraisal vs. Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

Are these one and the same?  Ask any real estate practitioner how the value of your home is determined, and he or she may supply you with the “pat answer” that goes something like this:  “value is determined by what a ready and able buyer is willing to pay.”  True? ...
How Your FICO® Score is Determined

How Your FICO® Score is Determined

Payment History: 35/100 Looks at whether you pay your bills on time and if you have any collection items such as bankruptcies or foreclosures. Credit Mix: 10/100 Takes into consideration different types of credit you have such as credit cards, retail accounts,...
What Scares Autumn Home Buyers

What Scares Autumn Home Buyers

Autumn poses some unique challenges to sellers. Here’s what might make a buyer think twice… A Hovering Homeowner While it’s harder in cold weather to come up with family activities outside the house during showings, it’s important to make the...
How to Choose a Home Inspector

How to Choose a Home Inspector

Inspections come at a substantial cost to you as a buyer, so it’s important to vet out the industry professionals (home inspectors now have to be licensed in the State of New Hampshire, not the case just a short time ago). Here are the questions you should ask...
Moving On

Moving On

No matter how old you are, moving is one of those good news/bad news events. The optimist looks forward to a “fresh start,” while the pessimist views the experience as “having to start over.” Both are right. There are many positive reasons to...
Senior Advantage Information

Senior Advantage Information

Linda Manter is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. To obtain the senior specialist designation, a licensed real estate counselor must complete a training course offered by the Senior Advantage Real Estate Council (SAREC), a national organization that provides...