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How to Find and Acquire a Lake House in the Lakes Region—Part 3

Posted 02-19-2013 at 10:36 AM by Roche Realty Group


Post written by Frank Roche, President, Roche Realty Group, Inc.




There are so many things to consider when preparing to buy a lake house in the Lakes Region, such as:

What type of boat traffic?
Tranquility, quiet lapping of the waves or boat turbulence...
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The Magic Number

Posted 02-18-2013 at 03:22 PM by Roche Realty Group


By Kim Cedarstrom Realtor/Consultant
kcedarstrom@rocherealty.com

During a recent conversation with a client who was considering purchasing a second home for a vacation spot for his family, the subject of recent market trends came up. In their professional life the client was involved in the financial industry, and dealt constantly with a world driven and controlled...
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How to Find and Acquire a Lake House in the Lakes Region—Part 2

Posted 02-15-2013 at 10:15 AM by Roche Realty Group


Post written by Frank Roche, President, Roche Realty Group, Inc.



So now that you’ve defined your search for a lake house, what’s the next step?


Decide the distance. How far from your primary home?
Lakes are all over the U.S. A lake...
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How to Find and Acquire a Lake House in the Lakes Region—Part 1

Posted 02-13-2013 at 01:49 PM by Roche Realty Group


Post written by Frank Roche, President, Roche Realty Group, Inc.



For many individuals the thought of owning a lake home is a dream. For others it becomes a reality…a dream come true.

For some it is a weekend getaway, for others, a permanent year-round residence...
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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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New England Pond Hockey Classic and the Great Rotary Fishing Derby in Meredith—Wow!

Posted 02-08-2013 at 02:56 PM by Roche Realty Group


Post written by Frank Roche, President, Roche Realty Group, Inc.



Lake Winnipesaukee is humming this winter with 2 huge events. Last weekend the New England Pond Hockey Classic was held on Meredith Bay of Lake Winnipesaukee. This is the 4th year for this huge growing event,...
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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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2/3/2013 random pixs

Posted 02-03-2013 at 08:14 PM by oldflounder

Pond hockey at Meredith Bay, The Mount, a couple at Ctr. Harbor bobhouses, Leavitt and Ahern

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Real Estate Taxes too high?

Posted 01-29-2013 at 10:50 AM by philbnh

REAL ESTATE TAXES TOO HIGH?

REAL ESTATE TAX ABATEMENT DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2013

As you may have read in recent business and economic reports, real estate tax assessments in many New Hampshire municipalities have not been reduced to reflect some very significant, if not drastic drops in current fair market values.

Mass appraisal analyzes recent sales to construct a statistical model and standard methodology to predict selling prices, and not a fee appraisal...
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How Much Should I Pay per Acre for Land in the Lakes & Mountains Region of NH

Posted 01-25-2013 at 04:41 PM by Roche Realty Group


Post by Chuck Braxton, REALTOR® GRI, Roche Realty Group, Inc.



Today’s question comes from a prospective buyer of residential land possibly with conservation, recreational and agricultural (“CRA”) potential who asks, “How much per acre should I expect to pay for land in the Lakes...
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A Buyers’ and Sellers’ Guide to Multiple Offer Negotiations

Posted 01-23-2013 at 09:50 AM by Roche Realty Group


Post written by Chuck Braxton, REALTOR® GRI, Roche Realty Group, Inc.

Information for Buyers

In some situations sellers will have several competing purchase offers to consider. Sellers have several ways to deal with multiple offers. Sellers can accept the “best” offer; they can inform all potential purchasers that other offers are “on the table”; they can “counter”...
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Buy a Business or Start Your Own?

Posted 01-22-2013 at 10:41 AM by Roche Realty Group


Post written by: Kim Cedarstrom, Realtor© commercial, residential, business sales, Consultant kcedarstrom@rocherealty.com

Why should you pay someone to buy their existing business when you can start your own? There are times when it may be better or necessary to start your own business, but it does make sense to buy an existing business in most occasions. Why? I’ve always...
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Understanding Lease-Purchasing of a Home

Posted 01-21-2013 at 11:11 AM by Roche Realty Group


Post by Chuck Braxton, REALTOR® GRI, Roche Realty Group, Inc.
cbraxton@metrocast.net 603/677-2154


We are entering a real estate market where buyers and sellers of residential property may be more likely to consider offers structured as a lease-purchase. This article provides an overview of the lease-purchase transaction, the possible benefits for buyers and sellers,...
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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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