5 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Yard

Everyone wants a lawn covered with lush green grass and verdant plants. But what mistakes are preventing you from achieving this? Read on to learn about some common lawn care mistakes and how to prevent them. 1. Cutting Grass Too Short Experts advise cutting off no more than 30 percent of the grass blade in […]

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 […]

Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?

For many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. There is a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage payment. It may seem hard to imagine that the first home you purchased (which […]

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 […]

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price

  Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home Staging. 62% of seller’s agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar-value offers from buyers. 77% […]

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire: What Are You Doing for Summer Vacation?

The oldest resort town in America happens to sit on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. Families return to this WASP-y New England community year after year to escape the heat, and such famous lake lovers as Kurt Vonnegut, Paul Newman, Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, and Dustin Hoffman have also been known to rent and own […]

Renting or Buying…Either Way, You’re Paying Someone’s Mortgage

There are some people who have not purchased homes yet because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small business, explained in […]

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their excitement […]