Tag Archives: Mill City Realty

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 […]

Residents come out in favor of reducing travel lanes on Maple Street

MANCHESTER, NH — Residents welcomed the city’s plan to reduce two travel lanes down to one on Maple Street, in an effort to reduce speeds and collisions. More than 30 people gathered at the Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Thursday night to hear a presentation by Todd Connors, engineering manager of the city’s Department […]

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call ‘home,’ and you’ve finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true! Below are 4 steps […]

A Tale of Two Markets

  Some Highlights: An emerging trend for some time now has been the difference between available inventory and demand in the premium and luxury markets and that in the starter and trade-up markets and what those differences are doing to prices! Inventory continues to rise in the luxury and premium home markets which is causing […]

The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can […]

The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be able to secure a mortgage. The truth […]

JUST SOLD! 360 Chase Way, Manchester, NH 03104

Spectacular North End Townhouse! Gleaming hardwood floors run throughout the home. Congrats to my clients!   What is your home worth? Call me TODAY to find out! Let the Racine Realty Team help you find your next home! 603-738-0898 rich@racinerealtyteam.com racinerealtyteam.com

Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is access, followed by condition, financing, […]

2 Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable

Two positive trends have started to emerge that impact the 2019 Spring Housing Market. Mortgage interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate loan have dropped to new lows, right as reports show that wages have increased at their highest rate in decades! These two factors have helped keep housing affordable despite low supply of houses […]

JUST SOLD: 15 Culver St UNIT 17 Plaistow, NH 03865

Congrats to my First Time Home Buyer! Desirable Twin Ridge Condo Move-in-ready END UNIT! 2 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths with updates to include newer high efficiency furnace, new water heater, all new windows, and pergo throughout which is conveniently located to I-495, shopping, 30 min from ocean, 40 min from Boston and nearby lakes. Area schools […]