iPhone 6 plus

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iPhone 6 plus

I finally got my iPhone 6 plus after a wait that seemed like an eternity.  Jay and I had ordered our new phones the day Apple announced them through our carrier Verizon.   Jay wanted the 6 and I wanted the iPhone 6 plus as the larger screen and longer battery life really attracted me.  The wait was horrible as we were both very eager to get our new phones.  I have never ever been a good waiter so you can imagine what it felt like to me.

After using it for a few days I am so happy I got the bigger size. Yes, it does feel big in my hand and it might feel awkward to some but I love it.  I love how easy it is for me to do just about any job related task on it and in real estate there are many job related tasks that need immediate attention.  MLS, Photos, Videos, Dot Loop, Purchase Agreements you name it everything is easy with my new iPhone 6 plus.

iPhone 6 plus and some rocking videos

Of course those that know me, know I love shooting videos and taking pictures.  I have used my old iPhone 4s for the majority of my videos and photography so the upgraded camera in the iPhone 6 plus has made me so very happy.  I also went with the 64 gb storage, mainly because I am a power video user and that of course takes up some mega room.

Jay’s 6 is perfect for him and he loves it.  I crack up when he holds my iPhone 6 plus and comments on how big it is. I’m already used to it and don’t know how I was able to function all that time with my very small iPhone 4s.

I’ve already done a few test videos and so far I am very happy with the native iPhone 6 plus camera app for my videos!  I love how smooth and easy it is to shoot video and how it never loses the focus.  I have ordered a HDHat  iPhone 6 plus lens and tripod attachment from HDHat.com , which is similar to the one I had for my old 4s and I will be sure to let you all know how I like it when it comes in.   Here I go waiting again!

In the meantime be prepared to see a lot of video and photos from our new iPhones.

Kingston Lake 1st video iPhone 6 plus test

Slow Motion iPhone 6 plus video test

NH Real Estate Professionals Jay and Monika McGillicuddy


Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, covering southern NH and the Seacoast area. If you’re thinking of selling or buying a southern NH or Seacoast area home give us a call…we’d love to help make your home ownership dreams come true.

Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, NH REALTORS

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

603-944-9172 direct

603-772-0600 office

E-mail Jay and Monika

Is it time to move south

Winter is comingIs it time to move south

It’s getting closer and closer to that time of year again, winter. Are you prepared for winter or do you think it is time to move south ?

If you are thinking of moving south Monika and I can help you reach your goal. Monika and I have been in the real estate business collectively for 60 years. That’s a lot of experience to get your house on the market, sold and help you move to a warmer climate.

Marketing your home for sale

Once you contact us we can make an appointment with you to come over and give you an opinion of value to determine your homes value. We will prepare a comprehensive marketing plan to position your home in today’s market to maximize your dollar value.

We compare your homes value to similar homes that are currently for sale and homes that are currently pending sale and to reach the true value we compare your home to homes recently sold. Homes that have recently sold really tell the true picture of what your home will sell for in this market.

Helpful hints to prepare your home

Here are a few helpful hints to get your home ready for winter. Make sure your furnace is cleaned if you heat with oil. An oil fired furnace should be cleaned every year. If it’s a gas furnace you should clean at least every three years. Make sure your fireplace and heating chimney are cleaned. Do you have gutters? Make sure they are cleaned as well. You’ll be surprised at all the debris that gets stuck in the gutters especially sticks and leaves.

Do you have the older style storm windows on your house? Take a walk around the house to make sure sure there are no air leaks around the frame.

One thing that people don’t realize is if you have screens on your windows take them out or push them all the way up. Why you ask? With the screens up it actually allows the sun to warm up your house by allowing the sun’s warmth to fill your house with passive solar heat.

Make sure your shovels are in good condition and you can find them. Tune up your snow blower and make sure your plow is ready to hookup if needed.

Now that you have your home ready for winter and you finally decide to move south we can find an agent for you that will help you find your new home. Just give us a call, text or email us.

It may be pretty but nothings makes me ask…  is it time to move south more than some cold snowy days

NH Real Estate Professionals Jay and Monika McGillicuddy


Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, covering southern NH and the Seacoast area. If you’re thinking of selling or buying a southern NH or Seacoast area home give us a call…we’d love to help make your home ownership dreams come true.

Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, NH REALTORS

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

603-944-9172 direct

603-772-0600 office

E-mail Jay and Monika

A picture perfect place to call home

 A Perfect Place to call homeA picture perfect place to call home

One of the reasons we love living in New Hampshire is that it truly has the best of everything!  Sunrise- sunset, a picture perfect place to call home and enjoy. Majestic mountains with glorious views to enjoy all year long, hiking,skiing,leaf peeping, camping and of course wonderful fall events like Pumpkin People and waterfalls.   Wonderful seacoast communities and beaches with the most gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, boating, beach combing and beach camping to name just a few of the things you can do along our small but perfect coastline.  No wonder this is a picture perfect place to call home!

 A picture perfect place to call home

No matter the season New Hampshire has something for everyone including affordable and plentiful housing choices from small towns to large bustling cities.  Commuting to Boston? Commuting to Maine? Want to be close to great shopping and amazing restaurants, want to live in the country away from it all? So many choices and of course so many real estate agents who want to help you…including us. So that’s my pitch- Call us 603-944-9172 and save yourself a lot of time and frustration. We offer no obligation buyer consulting services, years of experience and insight into the communities we work in and love.

Not sure if you’re ready yet but want to explore New Hampshire to find out if it just might be a picture perfect place to call home?  No worries, we’re cool with that and hope you take advantage and enjoy  our community videos  while you explore NH and of course please use our free GPS enabled real estate app on your cell phone while you drive around the neighborhoods and search for homes for sale. Download and Check it out here >>>>  http://m.verani.com/BHHSV1H043

When you’re ready please call us at 603-944-9172, we can show you anything listed even if it’s not our listing or listed with our company, BHHS Verani Realty.

Sunrise on the East Coast

Sunset on the East Coast

Fall in Hampstead NH

NH Real Estate Professionals Jay and Monika McGillicuddy


Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, covering southern NH and the Seacoast area. If you’re thinking of selling or buying a southern NH or Seacoast area home give us a call…we’d love to help make your home ownership dreams come true.

Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, NH REALTORS

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

603-944-9172 direct

603-772-0600 office

E-mail Jay and Monika

Hampstead, NH Real Estate Market Report

Hampstead Town HallHampstead NH Real Estate Market Report

This Hampstead, NH real estate market report is for existing single family homes.

Hampstead NH Inventory is up 29.3% over a year ago, September 2013 vs September  2014 and it is up 10.4% over a month ago. Hampstead NH real estate market inventory is down 5.7% from July through September of this year as compared to last year.

If you’re thinking of selling your Hampstead NH home please give us a call at 603-944-9172

Hampstead NH Real Estate Pending Home Sales Down Again

Pending home sales are down 25% over a month ago and are down 50% over a year ago and down 33.3%  over the last 3 months compared to the same three months a year ago. That would be  July, August and September.

Home Sales are Down

Homes sales are down 15.4 % from a year ago, as there were 13 homes sold in September of 2013 and 11 sold in September of 2014. Sales were down 33% from July through September of this year compared to July through September of 2013. Sales were down 25% from September of 2014 compared to August of 2014.

The average active list price in Hampstead for September was $321,000 and the average sold price was $247,000. Average days on market in September was 81 days. The average dollar per square foot price was $119.00 in August.

All in all the Hampstead real estate market seems to be steady but inventories are still down compared to years past.

If you are looking to buy a home in Hampstead, NH see Hampstead NH real estate for sale below and remember to call us if you need any further information or need real estate assistance.

See all Real estate for sale in the town or city of Hampstead.
(all data current as of 12/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,248 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,522 sqft
    Year built: 1964
    Days on market: 3
  2. 4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 4,716 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.70 ac
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 4
  3. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,860 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,632 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 13
  4. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,790 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.03 ac
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 17
  5. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,550 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,780 sqft
    Year built: 1820
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 18
  6. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,634 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.44 ac
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 23
  7. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.38 ac
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 26

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

 

NH Real Estate Professionals Jay and Monika McGillicuddy


Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, covering southern NH and the Seacoast area. If you’re thinking of selling or buying a southern NH or Seacoast area home give us a call…we’d love to help make your home ownership dreams come true.

Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, NH REALTORS

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

603-944-9172 direct

603-772-0600 office

E-mail Jay and Monika

Free New Hampshire Mobile Phone Home Search App

NH Home Search AppWe are pleased to announce that we now have our very own free New Hampshire mobile phone home search app designed to help you find your new home. This app is pretty slick and easy to use.

With your GPS enabled cell phone you can drive around the neighborhood and search for homes for sale.

Click on the link below to download your free Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty Jay McGillicuddy Mobile App.

http://m.verani.com/BHHSV1H043

 

NH Real Estate Professionals Jay and Monika McGillicuddy


Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, covering southern NH and the Seacoast area. If you’re thinking of selling or buying a southern NH or Seacoast area home give us a call…we’d love to help make your home ownership dreams come true.

Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, NH REALTORS

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

603-944-9172 direct

603-772-0600 office

E-mail Jay and Monika

Chester NH Real Estate Market Report

Wasson Park Foliage Chester NH Real Estate Market Report

Inventory is up 21.2% over a year ago, July. 2013 vs July 2014. There is no change over a month ago. Inventory is up 23.3% from May through July of this year as compared to last year.

Pending Home Sales Down

Pending sales are up 66.7% over a month ago and it is also up 66.7 % over a year ago and up 80% over the last 3 months compared to the same three months a year ago. That would be May, June,  and July. This tells us we are entering the fall market  pretty strong.

Home Sales Up

Homes sales are up 60% from a year ago, There were 5 homes sold in July of 2013 and 8 sold in July of 2014. Sales were the same from July of this year compared to June of 2014. Sales were up 40% from May to July of 2013 compared to May to July of this year.

The average active sales price in Chester for July is $376,000 and the average sold price was $315,000. Average days on market in July was 83 days compared to 75 in June, and 33 in May. The average dollar per square foot price was $114.00 in July. $99.00 in June and $91 in May.

All in all the Chester real estate market seems to be strong and inventory is up.

If you are looking to buy a home in Chester, NH see Chester NH real estate for sale below.

See all Real estate for sale in the town or city of Chester.
(all data current as of 12/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,560 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.60 ac
  2. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,149 sq ft
    Lot size: 26.00 ac
  3. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,944 sq ft
    Lot size: 14.50 ac
  4. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,776 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.40 ac
  5. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,070 sq ft

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

NH Real Estate Professionals Jay and Monika McGillicuddy


Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, covering southern NH and the Seacoast area. If you’re thinking of selling or buying a southern NH or Seacoast area home give us a call…we’d love to help make your home ownership dreams come true.

Jay and Monika McGillicuddy, NH REALTORS

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

603-944-9172 direct

603-772-0600 office

E-mail Jay and Monika