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The June 2019 Winni Waterfront Sales Report

Posted 07-18-2019 at 12:34 PM by Roy Sanborn

The June Winni Waterfront Sales Report

Here’s this month’s edition of the Winni Waterfront Report…There were seventeen Winnipesaukee waterfront properties sold in June 2019. The average sales price came in at $1,268,647 and the median price point stood at $1,117,000. That brings the total number of sales for the first half of this year to sixty-four at an average price of $1,498,796 and a median price of $1,062,000. That total is up a bit from the first half of 2019 when we...
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Pick a Porch- The Lakes Region Real Estate Market Report

Posted 07-08-2019 at 04:35 PM by Roy Sanborn

Pick-a-Porch




There were 763 single family homes for sale as of June 1, 2019 in the Lakes Region communities covered by this report. The average asking price was $637,473 and the median price point was $349,900. This inventory level represents about a four-and-a-half-month supply of homes on the market.


The Lakes Region Professional Porch Sitters Chapter...
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The Saga of the Couple Next Door Continues – Lakes Region Real Estate Report Gather

Posted 04-22-2017 at 01:13 PM by Roy Sanborn



Listening to the Couple Next Door

If you have been following my retelling of the story of Albert and Ethel from the 1958 CBS radio broadcasts of the Couple Next Door in the Lakes Region Real Estate Report, you will remember that they sold their home on their own for what they thought was a lot of money ($27,500.) Now have thirty days to get out. They are looking for an apartment...
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for the Housing Market

Posted 12-31-2016 at 10:33 AM by Roy Sanborn

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for the Housing Market

There were 104 single family residential home sales in November 1016 in the twelve Lakes Region communities covered by this report. The average sales price came in at $319,840 and the median price point was $205,000. Those numbers are well above last November's 88 transactions at an average of $297,347 and median of $189,950. Pretty exciting!

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A Record Setting Winnipesaukee Waterfront Sale

Posted 05-18-2014 at 04:42 PM by Roy Sanborn



A Record Setting Winnipesaukee Waterfront Sale

There were seven Winnipesaukee waterfront sales in April at an average price of $2.05 million compared to ten last April at an average sales price of $805,588. The big news is that a record was set for the highest residential sale ever in New Hampshire and it was right here on Lake Winnipesaukee at 144 Springfield Point in Wolfeboro! Think...
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Three Tips For Buying a Home in 2014

Posted 02-28-2014 at 04:00 PM by Roy Sanborn



Three Tips For Buying a Home in 2014

Wanna buy a home this year? Here are three tips for buying a home in 2014...or any year for that matter!

1. Get a good New Hampshire REALTOR®.
Just as sellers shop for REALTORS® to sell their properties, to represent them, and protect their interests during the course of the transaction, buyers should also take some time before their...
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Olde English Real Estate Proverbs

Posted 08-09-2013 at 12:16 PM by Roy Sanborn



Olde English Real Estate Proverbs

I was thinking about some old English proverbs about real estate. You know, sayings like “a man’s home is his castle”, “a house is not a home”, “home is where the heart is”, and the ever popular; “there’s no place like home.” Looking at a list of proverbs I realized that most of them applied to real estate and wondered whether a real estate agent was sitting...
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Not Your Father's Old Lake Cottage on Winnipesaukee

Posted 02-09-2013 at 02:36 PM by Roy Sanborn




If you are a real estate agent and have sold any waterfront homes on Lake Winnipesaukee then you know who Joe Skiffington is. The lakefront homes that he builds are recognizable no matter what the square footage. Skiffington Homes is one of the preeminent home builders in the Lakes Region with 20 years of experience and over 400 residences constructed on and around Lake...
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An Almost Indescribable Winnipesaukee Waterfront Home

Posted 02-08-2013 at 12:49 PM by Roy Sanborn



As REALTORS® we get to see a wide variety of property in the Lakes Region. We see everything from humble cottages and antique capes to stunning condominiums and extravagant waterfront estates. And, these properties vary from being run down, decrepit, and perhaps uninhabitable to extraordinary, exquisite, and amazing. REALTORS® are adept in the use of other adjectives like spectacular, pristine, stellar,...
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Lakes Region of NH Residential Inventory Report as of February 1, 2013

Posted 02-08-2013 at 12:45 PM by Roy Sanborn



There were 882 residential homes for sale as of February 1, 2013 in the Lakes Regioncommunities covered by this report. The average list price stood at $500,702 with a median price point of $244,900 and an average time on the market of 234 days. The inventory level is down considerably from last February 1 when there were 975 homes available. Our current inventory level represents a 11.5 month supply...
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2012 Lakes Region Waterfront Year End Sales Report

Posted 01-20-2013 at 10:51 AM by Roy Sanborn



December was another strong month for waterfront sales on Winnipesaukee with a total of fifteen properties changing hands which is the same count as last December. The average sales price of $1.043 million is up considerably from the $675,300 average posted last year bolstered by the fact that five of the fifteen sales exceeded the million dollar mark. That's an outstanding December and a great way to...
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Ruthlessly Price Your Home

Posted 01-12-2013 at 10:35 AM by Roy Sanborn



The number of residential homes for sale in the Lakes Region of NH definitely took a big drop on New Year’s Day as hundreds of properties listed in the MLS expired without finding a buyer. Memorial services will be held in multiple locations around the Lakes Region. Please check the obituaries as most of the families of the deceased would be appreciative of donations toward their mortgage payments in lieu...
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The American Dream is Alive and Somewhat Well

Posted 12-28-2012 at 11:23 AM by Roy Sanborn



The year is coming to a close and once again people will be making predictions and resolutions. There’s no question we’ve had some pretty lean years recently and everyone is truly hoping for a more prosperous New Year. We are all looking for good news. Everyone wants to have their share of the American Dream. To many, the most important part of the American Dream is home ownership, you know, to have a...
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The Real Estate Emergency Resuce Vehicle

Posted 12-24-2012 at 11:01 AM by Roy Sanborn



If you are reading this then the world didn’t end as predicted. But 2012 is coming to an end soon and we are headed down the homestretch with 86 residential sales last month in the communities listed in this Lakes Region real estate market report. That’s a 44% increase over the 60 sales posted last November! The average sales price came in at $332,653 with a median price point of $172,600. There have...
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Lake Winnipesaukee, Winnisquam, and Squam November Waterfront Sales Report

Posted 12-15-2012 at 10:02 AM by Roy Sanborn



There were twelve drummers drumming and twelve waterfront sales on Winnipesaukee in November! Maybe ten lords were leaping to get their checkbook and two of the nine ladies that were dancing paid cash? The average sale price came in at $645,917 with a median price point of $587,500. There were eleven pipers standing out on the Meredith Town Docks piping away about the eleven month sales total of 115 transactions...
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