Southern New Hampshire Real Estate and Short Sale Blog

Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Insight
The Southern New Hampshire Real Estate and Short Sale blog contains Blog Posts featuring information to help you navigate the frustrations and pitfalls that are the hallmark of buying and selling real estate in today's changing market.
As inventory becomes tighter and the Southern New Hampshire Real Estate Market becomes hotter, more and more buyers are finding themselves competing with other buyers in multiple offer situations, popularly (or unpopularly, as the case may be) known as "bidding wars". In several recent situations...
Want to buy a home but confused about the steps to take? Whether you're a 1st time buyer, a move up buyer or would like to buy again after a foreclosure or short sale, this free seminar will answer your questions. Wednesday, June 24th at 7:00 p.m. at Coffeeberries, Appletree Mall, Orchard View Dr...
Getting to closing in an appreciating market, when the buyer needs a loan (which means the bank requires an appraisal) has always been a challenge as it can be difficult for the appraiser to find adequate sold comparables to justify the sale price if values are going up rapidly.Well things may ha...
Come take a look at 34C Constitution Dr, Londonderry NH,  a cozy and efficient and affordable 2 bedroom garden style condominium at Woodland Village.This unit offers a bright and sunny living room which is comfortably sized.The living room flows into the eat-in kitchen creating an open feel.Which...
Looking for a home in Southern New Hampshire?  Welcome to 216 Pheasant Run Dr, Hudson NH, a charming 2 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath townhouse style condominium located at the Village at Barrett Hill in Hudson New Hampshire.Come on in and take a look around!  The first thing you'll notice is that, unlike m...
1.   YOU'RE SHOOTING YOURSELF IN THE FOOT WHEN YOU OVER PRICE YOUR HOME.  Yes, even in a relatively hot market!  Today's buyers, particularly those working with a knowledgeable buyer's agent (and most serious buyers are), have access to a wealth of information about what comparable homes have sol...
I recently received a phone call from a buyer looking for information on a property here in Southern New Hampshire. Our conversation was pretty short once I informed the buyer that I was not the listing agent (the property in question was actually not even listed by anyone in my office).   This b...
UPDATE:  TIME TO 'FESS UP!  If you've read my blog before, you know that rants are not my style (sarcastic posts about the general absurdities the real estate industry is fraught with, yes.  Straight up rants about specific files, no) .  So, I have to confess that I had an ulterior motive for wri...
If you've been struggling with your mortgage, you are an owner occupant, you don't have a government loan (FHA, USDA or VA) and your loan is not owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you may be eligible for a $10,000 relocation incentive if you participate in a HAFA (Home Affordable Foreclosure Al...
2014 was an interesting year, complete with maddening absurdities courtesy of the CFPB and HUD, workplace rage and 12 myterious banking executive deaths. First up, the CFPB.  You remember the CFPB, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, the brainchild of Elizabeth Warren born of the Dodd-Frank a...

Joy Baker

So NH RE & Short Sale Specialist
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