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Posted by Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC on 12/31/2017

Purchasing a residence may seem like a long, complicated journey. However, there are many ways to simplify the homebuying process, including: 1. Become an Educated Homebuyer. The real estate market constantly changes, and as such, you'll want to conduct plenty of research to ensure you fully understand this sector. Remember, an informed homebuyer is better equipped to make the best decisions. And if you study the real estate market closely, you may be able to identify trends that could help you find the right home at the right price. Homebuyers who can differentiate between a sellers' market and a buyers' market, for instance, could reap the benefits of a great deal on a residence. In fact, these homebuyers may be able to determine the ideal time to buy a home and discover the perfect house quickly. Furthermore, don't forget to consider how you'll pay for your home and dedicate the time and resources to get pre-approved for a mortgage. This will ensure you're able to budget appropriately, and eventually, can find an affordable, high-quality house. 2. Remain Flexible. The homebuying process rarely, if ever, is simple. As such, you need to understand that challenges will arise during the process and remain flexible to resolve such issues. In many cases, a flexible homebuyer is a happy homebuyer, i.e. one who remains calm, cool and collected under pressure. And if you strive to be flexible, you can negotiate properly and find the best deal on a home. It also is important to note that friends and family members can support you throughout the homebuying process. Plus, if any of your friends and family members have purchased a home recently, they may be able to provide assistance as you work toward buying a home. 3. Hire an Experienced Real Estate Agent. Have you found an experienced real estate agent to guide you along the homebuying process? If not, you might miss out on a golden opportunity to explore a vast array of top-notch residences in your area. A real estate agent is a must for those who want to streamline the homebuying process, and for good reason. This professional knows the ins and outs of the real estate sector and will be ready to respond to any of your concerns or queries. Furthermore, a real estate agent can help you handle negotiations with a home seller and ensure you're able to get the best price on a home at any time. Lastly, a real estate agent can serve as a trusted resource and will help you set realistic expectations for your next home. This professional will be happy to provide honest advice along the way too, ensuring you're able to find the right home for your needs and budget. The homebuying process represents an uphill climb for many homebuyers, and as a result, can be intimidating. But with the aforementioned tips at your disposal, you'll be better equipped to discover the idea home in a short period of time.




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Posted by Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC on 12/30/2017

This Single-Family in Portsmouth, NH recently sold for $595,000. This New Englander style home was sold by - Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC.


843 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Single-Family

$599,900
Price
$595,000
Sale Price

3
Bedrooms
9
Rooms
2
Baths
New Price! Spacious home with a flexible floor plan! Charming 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath New Englander in the Little Harbour District within walking distance to downtown! Located on a corner lot, this home has a fenced in backyard with a perennial garden and brick patio area. Beautifully renovated kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, center island, new cabinets, lighting and flooring. A Mudroom and 1st floor laundry are right off the kitchen. Enjoy the sunny three season porch overlooking the pocket garden. Many original features include a built-in china cabinet in the dining room, built-in bookcase in the living room and period moldings, trim work, doors and original hardwood floors throughout most of the home. It also has a new Buderus natural gas furnace, electrical and recently painted interior. This home has two good sized bedrooms & full bath on the second floor with a galley kitchen. Great for the in-laws or extended family. A 3rd bedroom or a space for your home office is located with it's own separate stairway above the main kitchen. The finished 3rd floor is perfect for a family/play room and has additional storage area. Short walk to the grocery store, shopping, restaurants and Prescott Park! Great location for commuters and a short drive to the beach! Come see what Portsmouth has to offer!






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Posted by Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC on 12/24/2017

Do you need to hire a real estate agent to help you find your dream home? The choice is yours, but ultimately, your decision to hire a real estate agent to guide you along the homebuying process may determine whether you're able to find your ideal house quickly and effortlessly. Your real estate agent can provide plenty of tips as you search for homes. In fact, there are many terrific reasons to listen to your real estate agent throughout the homebuying process, including: 1. Comprehensive Resources Although you may have a vast array of online resources at your disposal, your real estate likely can provide additional insights you won't find elsewhere. For instance, your real estate can collaborate with a home seller's real estate agent to better understand a seller's preferences. This may allow you to find out whether a seller is looking for a quick sale, how much this seller would accept for his or her residence and other "insider" information. Your real estate agent is happy to provide you with extra resources as well. This professional can send you regular email updates of home listings in particular areas, set up a home showing as soon as a new residence in a specific city or town becomes available and do whatever it takes to ensure you can find your ideal home immediately. 2. Extensive Negotiating Skills Don't enter a home negotiation without a real estate agent at your side. With a real estate agent who understands what it takes to handle a high-pressure negotiation, you should have no trouble striking a fair deal with a home seller. Your real estate agent likely understands how to stay calm, cool and collected in even the most stressful negotiation. Meanwhile, this professional can pass along tips to help you confidently submit an offer on a home and await a seller's response. Ultimately, the negotiating tips and support you receive from your real estate agent can make a world of difference in your efforts to buy a high-quality residence. And in the end, the guidance that your real estate agent provides may help you secure your ideal home. 3. Honesty and Reliability Sometimes, it can be tough to trust a real estate agent. But if you do your homework and hire a real estate agent who is both honest and reliable, you can enjoy consistent support throughout the homebuying process. Employing a first-rate real estate agent ensures you'll be able to receive unbiased feedback as you search for your dream home, too. For example, an honest real estate agent won't be afraid to point out both the pros and cons of a particular home. This feedback will enable you to make a more informed decision and may bolster your chances of purchasing a residence that you can enjoy for years to come. Listen to your real estate agent throughout the homebuying process you'll be happy you did! By doing so, you can receive expert tips to ensure you're able to buy your dream house at a price that fits your budget.





Posted by Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC on 12/21/2017

This Condo in Exeter, NH recently sold for $275,000. This Ranch style home was sold by - Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC.


23 Coach Road, Exeter, NH 03833

Condo

$275,000
Price
$275,000
Sale Price

2
Bedrooms
6
Rooms
2
Baths
This is the Ranch you've been waiting for! Spacious 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo in Marshall Farms Crossing. Wood burning fireplace in the living room. Dining room with slider to the sunny three season porch. Great kitchen with stainless steel appliances, Corain counters and center island. Master Bedroom suite has a dressing room with ample closet space and a full bath. Large guest room. Lower level is partially finished and features a home office with lots of built-in bookshelves. Plenty of storage area too! Central Air!! One car detached garage. Perfect home for downsizing or retirement! Jolly Rand Trail nearby for waking/jogging. Pet friendly association!!






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Posted by Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC on 12/20/2017

This Single-Family in Greenland, NH recently sold for $710,000. This style home was sold by - Diane Silva Realty & Associates, LLC.


37 SLEEPY HOLLOW Drive, Greenland, NH 03840

Single-Family

$745,000
Price
$710,000
Sale Price

3
Bedrooms
11
Rooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
This awe inspiring setting -- a sprawling deck and patios that overlook the pond and large yard, AND an amazingly spacious custom home -- will appeal to your heart and soul!!! A spectacular property located on 5.75 acres includes a duck pond and amazing gardens. Ice skating on the pond has become a yearly past-time for the owners and neighbors. Located in a town in high demand by buyers, this home is the gem you have been searching to find! Close to Portsmouth and all the Seacoast has to offer - shopping, beaches and easy commuter routes to Boston or the Lakes Region are within minutes. Traditional with a hint of contemporary, this cape has today's updated granite counter kitchen and opens to a great room with a newly added sunroom depicting the natural light that pours into the many oversized windows. Close off the 2nd floor and you could easily live on the spacious first level with its first floor master bedroom, laundry and offices! Estate-like qualities abound yet this is an easy home for relaxing or entertaining. Beautiful hardwood floors on the entire first floor, high ceilings, an oversized basement, large mudroom and 3 car garage paint a portion of the interior picture. Many recent upgrades both inside and out make this home move-in ready and one you won't want to miss! Come and take a look.....you will be captivated by it!






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