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Be on the Lookout for Gen Z: The Next Generation of Homebuyers

You’ve likely heard a ton about Millennials, but what about Gen Z? In the next 5 years, this generation will be between the ages of 23 and 28, and they’re eager to become homeowners faster than you may think. According to realtor.com, “Nearly 80 percent of Generation Z members say they want to own a […]

5 Guidelines to Wood Flooring

Wood flooring can be a great addition to any home. Unlike many other types of flooring, wood can be effective in every room in your house, from bathrooms and bedrooms to living rooms and kitchens. But once you have picked out the type of wood flooring you want to use, you will then have to […]

Jan Racine: Meet the Team!

I have lived in New Hampshire for 30 years with my family and I have been a Realtor for 10 years.  I enjoy outdoor activities like swimming, zip lining, and snowshoeing.  I’m fortunate that my son and his family live close by so I can see my two beautiful grandchildren. As a Realtor I know […]

Fall Cleanup Tips and Tricks

Periodic home maintenance is essential, both to keep your house looking its best and to prevent problems that could worsen over time. One of the best times to clean up and maintain your home is during the fall, when temperatures start to drop but winter freezes are still a little way off. Fall cleaning can […]

Avoid these 7 mistakes when making an offer on a house

Making an offer on a house: Not as easy as it used to be It took weeks of house-hunting, but you finally found the perfect home. Unfortunately, two other buyers feel the same way about the house. How can you make sure your offer will be the one the seller can’t refuse? Many homebuyers today, especially first-time […]

Getting Your House Ready for Fall

As the leaves slowly start to change and the days get just a little bit colder, you can count on one thing: It’s time for fall home maintenance. Preparing your home for the fall can help you get a jump-start on the season so that you are braced for colder days and longer nights. It’s […]

How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?

The price of any item is determined by supply, as well as the market’s demand for the item. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS Confidence Index. Their latest edition sheds some light on the relationship between seller traffic (supply) and buyer traffic (demand). Buyer Demand The […]

Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.

When people talk about homeownership and the American Dream, much of the conversation revolves around the financial benefits of owning a home. However, two recent studies show that the non-financial benefits might be even more valuable. In a recent survey, Bank of America asked homeowners: “Does owning a home make you happier than renting?” 93% […]

Bored With Beige: Paint Tones for the Color-Shy

Are you afraid of change? Do you want to update your living room, bedroom, bathroom or kitchen, and think a pop of color could help? But won’t color make your room look too dark and too small? That isn’t necessarily the case. Whether you paint just a feature wall or go bold, consider these color […]