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How Can I Avoid Common Homebuyer Mistakes?

Buying a new home is both exciting and stressful. The last thing that anyone needs is to run into issues during the purchase process or to fall into common traps. So before you buy, take a little time to understand the mistakes to which many homebuyers fall prey. Buying with your heart, not your head […]

July 11: Explore Arts & Culture in Manchester with Trolley Night

MANCHESTER, NH – Time for the return of Trolley Nights, a celebration of art and culture in the city. Although all of the participating venues are open year-round, on Trolley Night they have special happenings, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and promotions planned specifically for the evening. We are excited to add a chalk art competition and […]

What Happens After My Offer is Accepted?

After all the back-and-forth on price and haggling over concessions and repairs, it’s finally over and your offer to purchase the home was accepted. Now, the real work begins. Granted, you and the seller are no longer front and center on the home purchase stage; there are some details you’ll need to attend to after […]

Manchester Trolley Night: Explore Arts & Culture

Experience & Support Local Artists Thursday at Jupiter Hall on Thursday, July 11th from 4pm-7pm at Jupiter Hall as we help kick-off this year’s Manchester Trolley Night! We will host a special pop-up gallery show by the Manchester Artist Association – MAA! MAA members will exhibit original art in several media plus matted prints and […]

How to Find Your Dream Home When Inventory Is Low

You’ve heard the rumors; it’s a “Seller’s Market.” Well if you are actively searching for a new home, you know that it’s true. The low inventory of homes for sale has made things difficult for buyers. There just aren’t many homes for sale out there and when a nice listing does come to market, it’s […]

Smart ways to build equity in your home

Equity is the difference between your property’s value and how much you owe on it. In other words, if you sold in today’s market, how much you would walk away with in your pocket. In a red-hot property market, your equity will feel like it’s increasing by the hour, whereas elsewhere it could take a […]

What Is a Home Warranty?

If you’re a first-time buyer especially, a home warranty is worth considering. Think of it as a home protection plan. You probably have very little experience maintaining a home. But who should pay for the coverage? You the buyer or the folks you are getting the home from — the seller. In many locales, it’s […]

What’s Over Your Head?

No roof lasts forever, and if it’s time to replace yours, give a lot of thought to how best to do it. Notice the wear and tear on your neighbors’ roofs over time to help figure out which materials are durable and look good on houses like yours. Observation is a great tool — and […]

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 […]