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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 11/17/2017

Tired of renting an apartment? Buy a house, and you can reap the benefits of homeownership for years to come.

Ultimately, there are many wonderful reasons to start a search for your dream home today, including:

1. You can enjoy the freedom of owning your own residence.

Let's face it Ė nothing beats the freedom of owning your own residence, and perhaps it is easy to understand why.

If you launch a search for your own house, you can find a residence that matches your personality and budget. Plus, you can always decorate and customize your house however you choose. And if you complete myriad home upgrades or maintenance, you may be able to boost your house's value Ė something that may prove to be important if you eventually decide to sell your residence.

2. You can capitalize on various tax benefits.

Believe it or not, buying a house may enable you to reap myriad tax benefits.

The U.S. Tax Code allows homeowners to deduct the interest paid on a mortgage and property taxes. Also, if you study the U.S. Tax Code closely, you may find that you can deduct some of the costs involved in a home purchase.

3. You can pay predictable housing costs for a set period of time.

With a fixed-rate mortgage in hand, you can pay the same amount each month for the duration of your mortgage. This means you won't have to worry about fluctuating housing costs; instead, you'll pay the same total each month Ė without exception.

Of course, homebuyers who choose an adjustable-rate mortgage can enjoy fixed housing costs for a set amount of time too. On the other hand, those who select an adjustable-rate mortgage likely will need to plan ahead for a potential increase in mortgage costs after three, five, seven or 10 years.

Clearly, there's a lot to like about buying a house. For those who want to enter the housing market today, it certainly helps to work with an experienced real estate agent as well.

A real estate agent allows you to take the guesswork out of pursuing a residence in any housing market, at any time. In fact, this housing market professional will ensure you can streamline the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

In most instances, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about new houses as they become available, teach you about the ins and outs of shopping for a residence and set up home showings. Furthermore, a real estate agent will negotiate with home sellers on your behalf, guaranteeing that you can get the best price on any house.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent is available to respond to any homebuying concerns or queries. This means you can get the expert insights that you need to make informed decisions at each stage of the homebuying journey.

Take the next step to pursue your dream residence Ė employ an experienced real estate agent, and you should have no trouble transforming your homeownership dream into a reality.




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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 11/10/2017


69 Moose Hollow Road, Danville, NH 03819

Single-Family

$300,000
Price

3
Bedrooms
6
Rooms
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Move-in Ready lovely three bedroom colonial set back from the road on a beautiful cul-de-sac. Large front to back living room with wood burning fireplace. Fully applianced Eat-in kitchen with pantry closet and spacious dining room for entertaining all of the important people in your life. Hardwood flooring throughout the first floor. First floor laundry with high efficiency front loading washer and dryer. Spacious master bedroom with large walk-in closet. Two other large bedrooms, one of which is currently used as an amazing craft room. Deck off of the kitchen overlooks your peaceful backyard surrounded by trees and stone walls. Two car garage under for your vehicles and storage in the basement. This home is well cared for and waiting for you.
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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 11/10/2017


69 Moose Hollow Road, Danville, NH 03819

Single-Family

$300,000
Price

3
Bedrooms
6
Rooms
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Move-in Ready lovely three bedroom colonial set back from the road on a beautiful cul-de-sac. Large front to back living room with wood burning fireplace. Fully applianced Eat-in kitchen with pantry closet and spacious dining room for entertaining all of the important people in your life. Hardwood flooring throughout the first floor. First floor laundry with high efficiency front loading washer and dryer. Spacious master bedroom with large walk-in closet. Two other large bedrooms, one of which is currently used as an amazing craft room. Deck off of the kitchen overlooks your peaceful backyard surrounded by trees and stone walls. Two car garage under for your vehicles and storage in the basement. This home is well cared for and waiting for you.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






Categories: Price Change  


Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 11/10/2017

If you ride through the suburbs of America, youíll likely notice that the houses just seem to get bigger and bigger. Like our taste for large trucks and SUVs, Americans tend towards the idea that bigger is better.

On the opposite end of the spectrum are people who feel quite the opposite. From this minimalist mindset has emerged the ďtiny house.Ē What exactly is a tiny house?

There is no exact definition. However, most tiny houses are built on wheels--to adhere to local building code--and typically donít exceed 500 square feet in size.

You might be thinking thatís a bit extreme. And you wouldnít be alone--Americans have taken advantage of small homes in the form of modular homes, and cottage-style houses for decades.

With the cost of heating and powering a home rising year after year, itís beginning to make sense to downsize.

So, in this article weíll talk about what it means to live in a smaller home to help you decide whether itís a good choice for you.

Barriers to building small houses

If itís your dream to someday build a small house on a hilltop in your hometown, you might have to face-off with the local zoning committee first. Some of the biggest barriers to building smaller houses are local regulations involving minimum house sizes.

This isnít a new problem, with towns struggling with the idea of minimum square footage as far back as the 1970s. In spite of this barrier, small house and tiny house proponents have been finding loopholes.

One such workaround involves simply building your house on wheels. However, that isnít easy to do and it doesnít always look great either.

Living simply

Depending on your hobbies and philosophy, living in a small house can be a good or a bad thing. Those who seek to become more minimal in their belongings often find that small houses help them achieve this.

The more things we own the more we have to worry about storing and maintaining them. However, if you value experiences more than objects, living in a small house could save you money and therefore leave you with more funds for traveling and other experiences.

Family is another thing to consider when living in a small house. If you have a large family or pets, living in a small house can be difficult. However, there is something to be said about growing up in a small house (it makes it harder for kids to avoid their parents by playing video games in their room or the basement!).

How to decide if you can manage living in a small house

If youíre downsizing from a larger home it can be scary to lose all of that extra space you were used to. There are a few ways to see if you can adapt to a smaller home, however.

You could rent a small apartment while you search for a new home. This will allow you to acclimate yourself to living in a smaller environment.

If you donít want to go through the trouble of signing a lease, thereís always renting a small property through AirBnB or a camping cottage for a few weeks. Then youíll have time to notice what you like and dislike about the smaller space and will be able to plan for how to want to deal with those changes if you decide to move into a smaller house.




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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 11/9/2017


16 Brady Way, Laconia, NH 03246

Condo

$189,000
Price

2
Bedrooms
4
Rooms
1
Baths
Enjoy the Winnepesaukee lake views from your patio! Two bedroom garden style condo. Bedrooms are large with plenty of natural light. One bedroom has sliding doors open to the patio. Living Room also has sliders to the patio. New carpets in the living room and bedrooms with beautiful wood floors in the entry and kitchen. Imagine enjoying summer days watching the sailboats on Paugus Bay from your patio or warm nights by the beautiful gas fireplace. Kitchen has lots of cabinet and counter space with granite counters. All appliances stay. There is a laundry closet with room for a large capacity stack-able washer/dryer. A detached one car garage with an additional assigned space and visitor parking. This is more affordable than renting and a wonderful weekend or vacation getaway! Tennis courts, clubhouse and in-ground pool all for your enjoyment. Day slips are available. Move in ready! Lake and Mountain views from your home and close to Weirs beach and Gunstock. What are you waiting for?
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