Should You Sell Your Home and Downsize When You Retire?

Retirement brings major life changes. In addition to no longer working, seniors need to adjust to the realities of living on a fixed income and often declining health. Many older adults are opting to sell their homes and downsize to deal with those challenges. Reasons to Move to a Smaller House in Retirement Many adults […]

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, “Nearly 80 percent of Generation Z members say they want to own a […]

Existing-Home Sales Report Indicates Now Is a Great Time to Sell

The best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The latest Existing-Home Sales Report released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), reveals that demand for housing continues to be strong, but the supply is struggling to keep pace. With this trend likely continuing throughout 2020, […]

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 […]

Krysta Schilling: Meet the Team!

I was born and raised in Indiana where I received my BA in Health and Kinesiology from Purdue University and later my AAS in Paralegal Studies from Ivy Tech State University. While I had many years of experience in the legal field working for some great companies and firms, I ultimately decided to pursue my […]

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 […]

Meet the Team: Rich Racine

He am a lifelong resident of NH and has grown up in Southern NH. I currently reside in Manchester, NH with my Wife, Daughter and Son. He enjoys playing baseball in the summer and running with the family. He studied at Plymouth State University where he received his degree in Communication Studies, with a focus in Business […]

62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market: “More than 6 in 10 (62%) Americans believe you must put at least 20% down in order to purchase a home.” When potential homebuyers think they need a 20% down […]

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 […]