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Posted by Stacey West on 8/9/2019

After a massive investment in real estate, the next step is managing your property investment effectively. As a property owner, there are some specific management requirements that you must consider. Here are some tips to follow for successful property management.

Take the Maintenance Seriously 

Keeping up with your maintenance is one of the most important things that you should. It is essential to do so because you are legally responsible for the responsible for making the house safe for habitation. That is, you should keep the areas of the home in a good state, and provide a place for the tenant to throw their garbage. A poorly maintained property will not be attractive to prospective tenants. People will not be willing to stay in a pest-infested house with plumbing issues.

Avoid Tenant Turnover

It is essential to keep your tenants happy so they will not have any cause to consider another house due to inconvenience, negligence, or other issues. What you can do to keep your tenant satisfied is simple; responding to repair request is one of the ways to make them happy. Also, make sure you go for other good tenants. One of the reasons most tenants relocate is that they are not in good terms with their neighbors; hence, you have to be cautious in this area. You can weed out the bad tenants by putting strict tenant screening procedures in place. 

Do not disobey the Landlord Tenant Law 

The law gives you a structure to follow, which will streamline your management process and make you avoid some mistakes. For instance, you will be familiar with the rules of the amount to collect a security deposit and when you should return the money. Furthermore, the law will provide you with a tenant evicting process and what can make you evict a tenant in your state. You need to get yourself acquainted with the statewide landlord rules and also check your local town for any new laws.

Hiring a Property Manager

Sometimes, the task of managing a property can be overwhelming. You can consider hiring a property manager. Hiring a property manager is not cheap, and it is a critical decision; hence, you need to be sure of your financial standing before making your decision. Also, you have to remember that there are bad eggs among the property managers that can destroy your rental property; therefore, you need to screen them thoroughly before hiring. 

Having a property manager will ensure that you can get the best from your property and investment.





Posted by Stacey West on 8/2/2019

You dream of warmer weather and the fun you can have in a pool. All types of pools can provide fun summer memories. City, community or backyard pools are places to cool off and play in the warm sunshine. Some of these pools have diving boards or water slides. More creative pools have separate areas for each ability levels to access the pool areas that may include splash pads or waterspouts. Today's pool designs are only limited by the imagination. Designing your dream backyard may consist of a custom designed pool. What would you include?

You can watch pool designer shows that can give you ideas for your dream pool. Pinterest is a wonderful resource to research exceptionally unique pool features. Depending on the area available to build the pool you can add all sorts of features to the pool design itself. Grottos are caves that can make pool time an adventure for mermaids and pirates alike. The layout can incorporate a war bar or seating area within the grotto. Waterfalls are a favorite feature and can help with water circulation and feed a fun waterslide if you desire. What designers call a beach walk in or zero walk-in entry to allow all ages and ability level entry into the water.

Pool accessories enable you to create an entertainment environment that everyone will want to hang out and play. Lounge chairs are standard, but you can add standing fans the spray light misting water to keep you cool. Large floats with cupholders are useful, but perhaps mounted water guns for that epic water battle are more your speed. There are plenty of options for games like water volleyball or basketball equipment made for use in the pool environment. Maybe hosting a movie night would be something you dream of doing. Large movie screen poolside and guests float in or lounge by the pool. A state-of-the-art sound system can complete any movie experience. 

Providing shady areas for refuge from the blazing sun come in all sorts creative and colorful styles. Cabanas for one or more are great for not only sun shade but for setting up a food and beverage area or a private changing-area for guests. Sun sails are beautiful options to not only add shade over a pool but create architectural interest. Finally, strategically placed umbrellas or awnings can make for excellent gathering places around the pool to enjoy.

Check with your realtor for information on homes with room to build your dream pool playground.




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Posted by Stacey West on 8/1/2019

This Single-Family in Hampstead, NH recently sold for $564,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Stacey West (NH/MA) - Coco, Early & Associates ~ Bridge Division.


64 Beverly Drive, Hampstead, NH 03841

Single-Family

$564,000
Price
$564,000
Sale Price

4
Bedrooms
12
Rooms
4/1
Full/Half Baths
Not a drive-by! Beautiful Four Bedroom home with plenty of room for everyone located in one of Hampsteads most sought after neighborhoods. Come inside through your large three car Garage, into your Mudroom and 3/4 Bath before entering your Eat -in Kitchen/Living Room with coffee bar, custom hardwood floors, wainscoting and built-in shelves. A very large Dining Room, sunken second Living Room, newly remodeled 1/2 Bath and Playroom finish out the First Floor. Wander up the beautiful staircase with rod iron railings and hardwood to your four Bedrooms (all with hardwood flooring) and three full Bathrooms. The Master Suite has a spa style Bathroom, two walk-in closets and an extra room that could be used as a private office, extra storage or a dressing room. An additional room upstairs could be used as a study or guest room. The finished, walk-out basement offers additional opportunities for living space for an in-home gym, game room or crafting area. The laundry room is separate with plenty of space to dedicate the entire space for your folding/ironing needs. Sit on your front Farmers Porch and enjoy the expansive views. From the Kitchen, access your back deck, done in composite decking, of course, and patio. The landscaping on your 2.7 acre lot is stunning. Home has an irrigation system.






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Posted by Stacey West on 8/1/2019


7 Red Fox Road, North Hampton, NH 03862

Single-Family

$744,500
Price

4
Bedrooms
14
Rooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautiful Four Bedroom Cape in a beautiful location at the end of a cul-de-sac. Follow the brick walkway to the front covered porch to enter the welcoming foyer. The newly renovated kitchen has lots of cabinets, quartz counter-tops, tile backsplash, double ovens, an abundance of light and opens to a casual living space complete with fireplace. The sunroom opens to the large back deck and overlooks the private backyard. Private office with French doors, formal Living Room, Formal Dining Room and a stunning foyer complete your first floor. The Master suite offers cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace, large updated master bath with jetted tub and separate shower, a walk-in closet and an exercise room. The additional bedrooms are spacious. The second floor laundry room is so convenient! The finished lower level has its own walkout entry, patio, three quarter bath, storage space, partial kitchen and a space for a bedroom....It is a great guest suite but potentially this could be an in-law with town approval. The yard has mature landscaping, a fenced in area so that your furry friends can run about without escaping, a tree house and a shed. Home is wired for a generator, has multi-zone heating and multi-zone central air conditioning, three fireplaces and an irrigation system. The three car garage will house three vehicles and some toys as well. This home has so much to offer for the price! Close to highways and beaches.
Open House
Saturday
August 03 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Posted by Stacey West on 8/1/2019


7 Red Fox Road, North Hampton, NH 03862

Single-Family

$744,500
Price

4
Bedrooms
14
Rooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautiful Four Bedroom Cape in a beautiful location at the end of a cul-de-sac. Follow the brick walkway to the front covered porch to enter the welcoming foyer. The newly renovated kitchen has lots of cabinets, quartz counter-tops, tile backsplash, double ovens, an abundance of light and opens to a casual living space complete with fireplace. The sunroom opens to the large back deck and overlooks the private backyard. Private office with French doors, formal Living Room, Formal Dining Room and a stunning foyer complete your first floor. The Master suite offers cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace, large updated master bath with jetted tub and separate shower, a walk-in closet and an exercise room. The additional bedrooms are spacious. The second floor laundry room is so convenient! The finished lower level has its own walkout entry, patio, three quarter bath, storage space, partial kitchen and a space for a bedroom....It is a great guest suite but potentially this could be an in-law with town approval. The yard has mature landscaping, a fenced in area so that your furry friends can run about without escaping, a tree house and a shed. Home is wired for a generator, has multi-zone heating and multi-zone central air conditioning, three fireplaces and an irrigation system. The three car garage will house three vehicles and some toys as well. This home has so much to offer for the price! Close to highways and beaches.
Open House
Saturday
August 03 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 7 Red Fox Road, North Hampton, NH 03862    Get Directions






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