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______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Woodstock Wednesday, Walk in the Woods...All taken today 9/30/09...Steve Loynd- Alpine Lakes Realty Your White Mountain New Hampshire Property experts. wwww,alpinelakes.com 800-926-5653 email@example.com ________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hope you enjoyed my walk in the woods I know I did...the Pemigewasset River Woodstock New Hampshire is in most of the photos, we are in peak foliage...drive north and have a look. (26 comments)
South Peak Property report at Loon mountain ski area Lincoln NH - 09/29/09 02:50 PM
Home site #30 Closed a few days ago, this was a half acre site with direct ski home and ski to the lift access from Loon mountain's ski slopes. The sale was subject to the Architectural review board approving a ski bridge connecting the private home to the home owners trails for ski to their door availability. Closed sale for land only $425,000. Estimated building cost for 4,700 sq.ft.home (breaking ground Early October) 2.5 million dollars. (views from the site below).
Currently offered: Custom Adirondack Home with ski back access, and liberal use of stone inside and out, featuring huge (13 comments)
Kancamagus Scenic Highway, Lincoln New Hampshire...foliage near peak. - 09/29/09 10:52 AM
Kancamagus...proper pronunciation "kank-ah-maw-gus"...was a term the Penacook Native American Tribes gave to this part of northern New Hampshire. It mean "The Fearless One", if you have ever driven the Kanc (as the locals call it)...you know you have to be fearless to drive this route during the winter. But in the Fall there is no better foliage drive in the country.
One of the many Lookout points where you can pull over and enjoy the view. This morning the fog was socked in to the valley below and obscuring some of the spectacular mountain views.
Wachovia...is out Wells Fargo is in Sorry about the work so far. - 09/28/09 02:52 PM
Another Fun day in the short sales world. Have been working on a listing for several months , finally got an offer that seams like it should fly. I have forwarded Wachovia Mortgage FSB: The Purchase and sales agreement Buyer's Pre-approval Letter. Affidavit of arms length Transaction Short Sale Addendum(s) The Realtor's Authorization form The sellers hardship letter and all required financials from the seller. Two Weeks have gone by with out a word, When I called today...I was told Wells Fargo will be taking over the File as of October 1st 2009, call them later in the week. I asked (12 comments)
Deer Park Resort ownership...fall colors, Lake and premiere recreation center. A White Mountain New Hampshire Family tradition - 09/27/09 10:15 AM
It's nice to combine some fall foliage pictures with my real estate post. Here is a Resort in my Home town of Woodstock New Hampshire that is uniquely situated on the Kancamagus Highway (a federally designated scenic highway), and with in a quick shuttle ride to Loon mountain or Cannon Mountain Ski Resorts. The subject property offers it's own special features: a five acre lake with swimming area, the areas premiere recreation center with two racket ball courts, indoor pool, lounge , fireplace, meeting rooms, saunas, exercise facilities, game room, and movie room (plus front desk rental program).
Colors of the leaves are not Random…there is a reason
Trees respond to the decreasing amount of sunlight by producing less & less chlorophyll. Eventually, a tree stops producing chlorophyll for the season. When that happens, the carotenoid already in the leaves can finally show through. The leaves become a bright rainbow of glowing yellows, sparkling oranges and warm browns.
The amount of rain in a year affects autumn leaf color. A severe drought can delay the arrival of fall colors by a few weeks. A warm, wet period during the fall will lower the intensity, or (20 comments)
Loon mountain resorts, Lincoln NH, early developments offer superior locations - 09/26/09 09:39 AM
the truth about most resorts and older subdivisions, is this: The first locations developed were in many cases the best proximity to the Best Feature of the Resort or Town. While construction practices and design amenities have changed over the years nothing beats location...and anything can be updated. Some examples of that in my Resort area are; #1 the Village of Loon Mountain Resort, some condos here are 35 years old and are competing for the same buyers as new construction in a similar price range. The exterior is nothing special to look at but the proximity to the ski slopes (7 comments)
Took the First Picture From a neighbors house I have listed for sale on Tuesday September 22 2009
And Three days Later on Friday from the same spot on the deck of the listing September 25 2009
Rustic Chalet with fantastic views north towards Franconia Notch State park, and the White Mountain National Forest Range. From this location you can see for miles or Ski Loon or Cannon Mountains a (15 comments)
Slope side home designed & built by our in-house builder.
This mountain home has an indoor pool and 50's sock-hop lounge...near by Owls Nest Golf Course home.
This is the ski back trail to the South Peak Homes at Loon Mt... nice road home at the end of the day!
Steve Loynd - Realtor firstname.lastname@example.org www.alpinelakes.com 800-926-5653 Lincoln NH 03251 Your White Mt N.H. real estate expert. With: Loon & Waterville area real estate firms Lincoln, (8 comments)
When rules are bent or even broker with good cause...can common sense still be applied? - 09/23/09 08:36 AM
Here is the question of the day, Have we all gotten too rigid in our interpretation of the rules? In a recent example of common sense taking a back seat to strict enforcement. I received a notice of a $2,500 dollar penalty being levied for the removal of ONE TREE, sure the covenants clearly state "penalties may be levied if cutting or clearing takes place outside of the approved home site envelope". But...the issue of tree removal has no flexibility for special circumstances. In this case...we found an undisclosed stump dump that is likely to have been buried 20+ years ago (8 comments)
Apples and maple trees are turning red in the White Mountains of New hamphire - 09/22/09 07:58 PM
Looking for something to do on your White Mountain road trip. Try Windy Ridge Orchards in Haverhill New Hampshire. The trip there will be as enjoyable and the destination.Offering Pick Your own apples in 18 Varieties, Nature Trails, Farm Animals and school tours (Winter season offering Christmas tree cutting and hay rides during peak seasons. For More info call 603-787-6377 & email@example.com. Directions From : Lincoln, NH - Oh what a glorious trip this is! Follow Route 112 west for 13 beautiful miles. You will make your way over Kinsman Notch, pass by serene Beaver Pond, and may encounter some (14 comments)
First Light of day with shadows still covering the yard from the eastern slopes still in the dark.
A little after Sun up the fog has burned off and the birch trees are Beginning to turn a bit more.
Some of the maple trees have patches of red, and mount liberty looks nice (10 comments)
Guests of Guests may not invite Guests... - 09/16/09 02:30 PM
I love to host friends, and living in a resort town I'm often asked by old class mates what I'm up to this weekend? Truth be told You are welcome to visit, But I'm a Realtor, and weekends in resort property sales are the best (and sometimes only) times to show out of state prospects. So you are welcome to visit, but you may be lacking a tour guide for part of your trip. Some of the lessons learned by having weekend guests. Take charge of the rules...a benevolent dictator is appreciated by his subjects. My wife and I are the (9 comments)
The 200 mile Race from Franconia Notch to Hampton beach, has been billed as the longest relay in the United States (Friday am start). Approximately 5,000 people will be involved in the race...consisting of 400 teams. The race will last between 20-30 hours and teams of 6 to 12 members will run this relay through 31 towns in route to the sea. Some of the beneficiaries of the race (through fund-raising activities) will be the New Hampshire Coalition against domestic & Sexual violence, and (22 comments)
Time may heal old wounds...but it is the enemy of a short sale. - 09/14/09 03:38 PM
The old wounds never heal in a short sale every call is a root canal, or exploratory lobotomy. I was assured the last item needed for the file was a simple BPO, and it was due last Thursday. As many of you know it take several days to get the finding...requested material, or support data in to the file after it's received. There is no benefit in pushing the issue, if it's not in the file you'll have to wait for another day. My bank Representative actually got on the line and said the value was way below the offer your (8 comments)
Riverfront Townhouse at Loon Mountain, with pre-paid 6 month rental 4 sale - 09/14/09 10:15 AM
A lease can be a detriment to selling at the same time, and most Realtors would rather the place remain empty while attempting an out of state sale. In this situation though it maybe just the right plan for a buyer. This beautiful Condominium is for sale (asking Price $285,00)...and also has a lease starting November 1st, for a six months ski season rental ($8,500 to be prorated to the buyer at closing).
Three great reasons to look at a pre-booked rental property for purchase
1) If you are trying to identify a replacement property for a 1031 like (6 comments)
Window to my World in Woodstock...say it with pictures - 09/13/09 10:13 AM
I have been doing this type of post a lot lately, but it's fall and it's absolutely beautiful in Northern New England this time of year. So I live in Woodstock New Hampshire, which is an hour north of the State Capital in Concord and just far enough away from most of the politicians and Massachusetts boarder jumpers to be considered life in the North country. Here are some of my favorite photos taken close by where I live.
The covered Bridge , mirror image reflections and a couple of Canadian Geese make for a nice composition.
Under the (15 comments)
Condo available of long term rental...Loon Mountain Area, Lincoln NH - 09/12/09 12:56 PM
Many of the second home/condos are considering long term rentals in order to keep the cost of ownership reasonable in our current economic situation. The owner gets the income and utilities taken care of for there second home investment, and the tenant gets the benefit of the common areas and amenities of a condominium.
This is a win -win proposition, and how about this view from your deck?
Or the shared Lobby Great Room with fireplace , WiFi, and huge flat screen tv for the game.
Indoor pool...with Jacuzzi, billiards room, game room, coin laundry, outdoor pool , (8 comments)
Winter Rental- White Mountain NH Ski Season Loon /Cannon resort area. - 09/11/09 11:54 AM
Not your typical two bedroom two bath...run of the mill rental. The owners have completed extensive renovations to make the inside something special. All Condominiums in a project look the same from outside, but that is where the comparison ends. This Unit features slate flooring, wrought iron bannister's, stainless steal appliances, and beautiful decorations (plus nice furniture).
Town house style with Concrete fire-code walls between condos make for very quiet enjoyment.
A comfortable Living Room Offering a wood burning fireplace, and nice furniture for your seasonal rental.
A country Casual Feel in both of the second floor bedrooms, (8 comments)
When You live in the country it's a 20 minute trip to a chain-hardware store. There is a premium given to good planning. If you get home and have forgotten the most mundane item the project comes to a halt till another day. Entering Franconia Notch heading towards Littleton NH.
The Cannon Cliffs are about half way to my destination. I have my list, and (17 comments)
Your White Mountain Real Estate Expert. firstname.lastname@example.org / 800-926-5653 ...
09-09-09...Before 9am, no more than 9 miles from my Office..Photo journey - 09/09/09 08:13 AM
As I drove to work this morning a had a few minutes to drive past my office and snap a few shots. Since today has an interesting date, I figured why not post a few photos before 9am. Here is a time capsule for your enjoyment and review. All Shots taken in Lincoln New Hampshire on 09-09-09- before 9am.
Franconia Notch looking north from town.
Livermore pass and Mt Kancamagus.
East Peak of Mt Osceola & Flume Peak.
North Peak Mt Tripyramid-Potash Mt -& Hedgehog Mountains.
A White Birch coming into full color...Off the Discovery (9 comments)
Patience will bring success in a chaotic business climate
As I listen to client's clues...that this may be the house of their dreams, we begin the features and benefits dance. But as love blossoms for a particular property, what is your next move if it fails to go to contract? This old town never looked so good as it does from the rear view mirror?. Can you easily change horses in mid-stream?, is falling in love all over again that easy? Rather than casting aspersions at one home in order to sell another, create urgency for a (7 comments)
White mountain Condo Lease option to buy...Ski Season or Purchase? - 09/07/09 12:43 PM
The Condominium closest to South Mountain Bridge, is a unique set up each deeded condo comes with a lock-off hotel room. When combined with the master suite, you have a two bedroom-two bath condo /with a queen size Murphy bed for additional guests.
The Location offers water frontage on the Pemigewasset River and ski-back from the new South Mountain Slopes at Loon Mountain, in Lincoln New Hampshire.
Neat as a pin..New Carpet, Window treatments, Appliances and furniture.
Indoor Pool, Hot-tub, exercise room and great room with fireplace and big screen TV.
The Six Month Ski Season (3 comments)
Redneck Realtor...and loving life in the North country. - 09/06/09 09:10 PM
I grew up in the Metro Boston area, and like many transplants to New Hampshire I visited and stayed. Not exactly a weekend, I attended College at Plymouth State University..then never left. My indoctrination started when I was asked to participate in the annual Hog Slaughter (in real estate pigs can be cute but hogs get slaughtered-But that's a story for another time). I'm a city kid who Moved to the great white North, and never needed to see excess stretches of pavement again (given the choice or any excuse). Back to the first thought, Living in the woods and learning (15 comments)
Lincoln NH Retial space Rte 112- Kancamagus Highway...Loon Mtn area - 09/06/09 01:14 PM
Busy Rte 112 (Kancamagus highway) location department of transportation gives the Car count at 1.5 million cars /year on this main street location. Four way lighted intersection for easy access , one mile from Interstate 93, one mile to Loon Mountain Ski Resort...in the town shopping district.
Other commercial condominium owners and tenants include: Abbey Cellar Wine & foods, A Night at the movies DVD & Blue ray rental store, Alpine Lakes Realty General Brokerage- Realtors, McKenzie Gear Camping & Outer wear Store, Outdoor Adventures Kayak-bike & ski rental company. SAU 68...Linwood School offices, Moosehead Harvesting co. Timber and land (3 comments)
One of the highest roads in the North East allows traveler to go over Kancamagus pass between Lincoln New Hampshire and North Conway.
For a span of 32 miles you will see nothing but beautiful vistas and meandering rivers. No Gas, no Food, no nothing, but wilderness.
Many hiking trails , swimming holes and the occasional Moose...but no phone poles or hotels for close to an hour between towns.
Not a bad spot for a cup of coffee and a digital camera...good morning New England...the sun is up and so (20 comments)
Forest Ridge Seasonal Rental near Loon mountain Lincoln NH. - 09/05/09 03:30 PM
We have a number of available properties for the 6 months winter-ski seasonal program. The Majority of these rentals are between $6,000 - $12,000 plus utilities( 2-4+ bedrooms) , and offer on-site amenities (in-door pools and fitness centers) feature Shuttle service to the slopes (to avoid the parking issues) and most are in close proximity of Restaurants and entertainment venues.
Garden style 3 bedroom 2 bath, condo with Gas Fireplace, gas heat, beautifully furnished and new appliances (including a washer/dryer).
This Seasonal is $8,500 is close to the Common Man restaurant, The town ski area, and next (2 comments)
Seeing the forest (or Mountains) through the trees. - 09/02/09 01:58 PM
I have always said it's easier to sell a property that you could see yourself owning.I have been showing this home for the past 3 months, and I know where the two corner pins are by the road. A couple of days ago, a customer asked me to identify where the other two corner pins were. Honestly I never bothered to find them (I have a surveyors map and it's stamped) so I didn't bother to wonder into the woods. Off we went, this was once an old farm and I knew there were apple trees at the bottom of the (17 comments)
Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.
Windmills always turn counter-clockwise, except for the windmills in Ireland.
All of the officers in the confederate army were given copies of Les Miserable, by Victor Hugo, to carry with them at all times. Robert E. Lee, among others, believed that the book symbolized their cause. Both revolts were defeated.
Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never phoned his wife or his mother. They were (11 comments)
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