Category Archives: Business

3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today!

A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know yet. The following three areas of the housing market are critical to understand: interest rates, building materials, […]

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Freddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.” Their research revealed that, “For many prospective homebuyers, saving for a down payment is the largest barrier to achieving the goal of homeownership. Part of the challenge for those planning to purchase a home is their perception of how much they will need to save […]

The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling ones. No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain […]

The Friendly Toast: Fabulous food. Funky decor. Full bar.

Want a breakfast that hits it out of the park? This is the place for you. Though the quirky diner/lounge gets crowded on weekends, the addictive pancakes, crepes, Benedicts, and other a.m. staples are worth the wait. We love the PB & Fluff crepe (a fluffernutter by way of France) and the Kiss My Grits breakfast plate […]

Open Calls for Entries: “Think Outside the Box” Downtown Public Art

CALL FOR ARTISTS: MAKE YOUR ART A PART OF MANCHESTER’S CITYSCAPE Studio 550 Art Center is looking for artists to submit designs for the third round of the “Think Outside the Box” Public Art Project. The Think Outside the Box Project was started in Manchester in 2014, and was inspired by projects of a similar design in […]

Meet Me at the Market! Downtown Manchester Farmer’s Market

  “We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent questions of the time: How much is enough?” Wendell Berry Visit the Downtown Manchester Farmers Market To enjoy fresh local food from Manchester and surrounding areas visit Concord Street and Pine Street June-October, Thursday 3-6:30 pm. What you will find at the Market Find […]

2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home

In today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However, they are still are above historical norms. Low supply of listed homes and high demand from buyers has pushed prices to rise rapidly. In the mind of the homeowner, annual home price […]

About Design Quest Interiors

Today Kelli Kelliher and I discussed what her business can do for you!! She is a great business parter for The Racine Realty Team and provides so much value to our past, present and future clients! Questions for either of us? Contact Rich at 603.738.0898 or rich@racinerealtyteam.com Contact Kelli at 603.860.5509 or kelli@designquestinteriors.com  

Best Places to Live in New Hampshire

New Hampshire has areas known as the Great North Woods, Lakes Region and Seacoast, which gives residents a variety of livability choices. The Granite State has no general sales tax or personal income tax, and some of the most interesting places to live, work and play are as follows: Concord The capital of New Hampshire, […]