DESPITE VIRUS, SEACOAST REAL ESTATE MARKET SURGES

April 08, 2020 / Local News, Real Estate Trends

Announcement from the Seacoast Board of Realtors PORTSMOUTH—Despite the onset of the Covide-19 pandemic and a free-falling stock market, March real estate sales in the 13 Sample Seacoast Towns surged.   The 13 Sample Seacoast Towns are Exeter, Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, New Castle, Newfields, Newington, North Hampton, Newmarket, Portsmouth, Rye, Seabrook and Stratham.  … Read more »

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Virtual Interior Design With Havenly

April 08, 2020 / Home Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design, Real Estate, Real Estate Trends, Selling

  Recently, Aland agent Kimberly Wade Snow collaborated with Havenly to create incredible virtual design renderings of a home she has listed at 38 Mills Falls Road in Barrington, NH. Havenly is an online interior design service that utilizes technology and expert designers to enhance your home’s existing character with real, ready-to-purchase decor sourced from… Read more »

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Listing While Inventory is Low

January 31, 2020 / Real Estate, Real Estate Trends, Selling

    Many real estate markets are experiencing a shortage of inventory, including here in the Greater Seacoast region. This is in part due to the rising costs of construction, more families staying put and lower mortgage rates leading to an increase in demand from buyers. As it becomes harder to find available homes that… Read more »

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Shortage of Homes For Sale…Explained.

May 25, 2017 / Buying, Real Estate Trends, Selling

Here on the Seacoast, we are experiencing low inventories of homes for sale, similar to what is happening nationwide.  Portsmouth currently has 86 homes on the market, Kittery has 38, York has 155, Ogunquit has 39, to name a few examples.  There are plenty of prospective buyers, who are able and willing to buy and… Read more »

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Yun: How To Slow Down Rising Rates

March 23, 2017 / Buying, Real Estate Trends

The National Association of Realtors’ chief economist Lawrence Yun says there is a way to slow down the federal government’s past 2 hikes in interest rates in just 4 months. Yun says if more homes are built, this will taper inflation.  The shortage of apartments and single-family homes is causing a housing shortage nationally.  In… Read more »

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Winter is coming…but for sellers, this may be positive!

November 21, 2016 / Real Estate Trends, Selling

According to Redfin, listing your home in the winter is second best only to the spring season.  While you may have fewer prospective buyers, the buyers that are looking may be more serious about buying.  Redfin states that that 18.7  percent of homes sold for above asking price in the spring, but for winter listings,… Read more »

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5 Reasons to Sell this Fall

September 14, 2016 / Real Estate Trends, Selling

Saying good-bye to warm beach days and endless summer nights does not have to mean returning to the confines and clutter of your home for the winter.  Fall is a great time to clean out the house and also a great time to make a change such as moving.  One of our favorite real estate… Read more »

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The Housing Market At Its Best This Summer

August 24, 2016 / Real Estate Trends, Selling

As summer’s end approaches and we see glimpses of Fall , it is the perfect time to examine the housing market over the last few months. Reading an article on CNBC from Realtor.com’s chief economist, Jonathan Smoke provides us with insight worth sharing with you all! This summer followed one of the strongest springs in about ten years. The… Read more »

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The Drone Advantage in Real Estate

July 09, 2016 / About Aland, Real Estate Trends, Selling

Drone Technology. It is a buzz word we hear so often these days in politics, business, and even personal ownership. In real estate, we have seen its emergence in marketing packages for selling homes. Drone technology delves beyond static photos and creates a virtual “showing” for prospective buyers. It extends the marketing arm beyond the… Read more »

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5 Tips For Selling Your Home This Spring

April 05, 2016 / Real Estate Trends, Selling

With Spring (technically) here on the Seacoast, sellers looking to put their homes on the market should do so between now and June.  We’ve come across numerous articles with tips for sellers to successfully sell their homes this spring.  We’ve highlighted the best we’ve come across for you here and brought to you by Bankrate:… Read more »

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