Manchester, NH Real Estate News

By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
We are happy to report that this newly listed South Manchester NH Condominium is now UNDER CONTRACT and is SALE PENDING. In just 2 days with 21 showings and multiple offers it sold for over asking price.  It has been newly renovated and in move in condition. Newer Kitchen, newer bathroom, new paint, new flooring, new furnace. 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. garage under. Sliders to deck. Congratulations to the seller. Scott Godzyk of the Godzyk Real Estate Services is the Exclusive Agent on this sale. Please email sctprop@aol.com or call 603.661.2121 with questions if you would like to buy or sell a home.   WE CAN SELL YOUR PROPERTY TOO!!!  CALL TODAY FOR A FREE MARKET ANALYSISTO SEE WHAT YOUR HOME IS WORTH Search the MLS Multiple Listing Service by Clicking Here   Price: $234,900 5 Rooms, 2 BR...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
I sat by the lake going over 12 offers on my new Manchester NH area home listing. I am seeing a new trend. 11 of the 12 were over asking price. That is not new. But 5 of the 11 were WAY over the listing price. One offer $50,000 over the listing price. Now before you say the listing was under priced, it was not. It is priced right at market value.  I concentrated on the wording on those 5 offers. All are getting a mortgage and from 3.5 to 30% down. I was looking for those who waived the appraisal. None had. There was a few that offered to pay up to a certain amount if the appraisal came in low. The others would not pay any difference really making their higher offer worthless. So what is new? The new trend is buyer agents so willing to write offers so high over asking price with no guara...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
How easy is it to sell your home? The simple answer is "it depends". There are so many factors involved when Selling a home, finding a buyer could be the easiest one. Lets take a look at what it takes to List and Sell a Manchester NH area home. In our current market we have more buyers than houses for sale. Anyone can easily under price a home and have 2 hand fulls of showings the first week. I sat with a seller who looked me in the eye and said they did not need me to find a buyer. Their house could sell itself. They could let buyers in. They could show their own house. That a lawyer was present at closing so why pay a Realtor? My eyes lit up as i have seen this movie before. I have read this book and heard that song played before. Here is a HARD FACT. It may be easy to find someone wi...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
We are happy to announce that this North Manchester NH 3 BR home has gone under contract and is now sale pending. We represented the buyer and won out over 12 other offers.  If you are looking to buy? We can get you an advantage. Chosing the right agents DOES matter. Scott Godzyk of the Godzyk Real Estate Services is the Exclusive Buyer Agent on this sale. Please email sctprop@aol.com or call 603.661.2121 with questions if you would like to buy or sell a home.   WE CAN SELL YOUR PROPERTY TOO!!!  CALL TODAY FOR A FREE MARKET ANALYSISTO SEE WHAT YOUR HOME IS WORTH Search the MLS Multiple Listing Service by Clicking Here   Price: $ Sale Pending 5 Rooms, 3 BR and 1 bath Built in 1952  Size 974 SF LOT SIZE: 0.14 ac Subject to error, ommsion or prior sale. Subject to change without notice. Pr...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Come see this newly listed South Manchester NH Condominium. It has been newly renovated and in move in condition. Newer Kitchen, newer bathroom, new paint, new flooring, new furnace. 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. garage under. Sliders to deck.  Scott Godzyk of the Godzyk Real Estate Services is the Exclusive Agent on this sale. Please email sctprop@aol.com or call 603.661.2121 with questions if you would like to buy or sell a home.   WE CAN SELL YOUR PROPERTY TOO!!!  CALL TODAY FOR A FREE MARKET ANALYSISTO SEE WHAT YOUR HOME IS WORTH Search the MLS Multiple Listing Service by Clicking Here   Price: $224,900 5 Rooms, 2 BR and 1 1/2 baths Built in 2002 Size 1058 SF LOT SIZE: condo Subject to error, ommsion or prior sale. Subject to change without notice. Property listed by Harmony Re.    If you...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Is there such a thing as getting "too many offers?" Something is going on here in the Manchester NH area that I want to share. Two homes on the same street go on the market near the same time. Same style, same age, same size and similar condition. Lets look at the first home. The Seller choose a Listing Agent that under priced the home at $310,000 to encourage a bidding war. They held all showings until a weekend open house. Held all offers until Monday at noon. They had well over 100 people through the home. They got 41 offers with the highest offer $30,000 over asking price.  Lets look at the second home. They chose a full service local agent who priced the home at market value. It was listed at $349,900. They started showings when the home was placed in MLS. They had 9 showings the f...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
2021 came in like a lion. Everywhere I go people are asking me what to expect from the Manchester NH area Real Estate market this year. Lets look into my infamous Crystal Ball to the future. The amount of homes listed for sale are at all time lows. Interest rates actually dropped again. Buyers are out and making offers. Values continue to increase.  DOES IT MATTER WHICH REALTOR I HIRE?. There is a difference from agent to agent. Support local business and chose us, your home town Realtor for 35 years who offers some of the most personal and professional service there can be. We stand by you through each step of the buying or selling process. * * * * * * * * * * Welcome to our WEEKLY Wrap up of Real Estate from Monday to Sunday of last week.  MARKET REPORT Jan. 11, 2021   There are 21 SI...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Hold onto something, The Real Estate Market is changing here in Manchester NH area. There are only 26 homes for sale in our area. Roughly 25% of normal. Interest rates dropped again. Values are up this winter. There is a however though that could put the brakes on. Banks are pressuring appraisers to come in lower.Banks are making mortgages harder to get. What does this mean for anyone thinking of Selling a home? It means "LIST NOW". Looking into the my infamous Crystal Ball, we can see the future.  1. By listing now, you have little to no competition. 2. By listing now, you can get most likely the highest price for your home.3. By listing now, you can control your time line. Such as close when you want or need to. 4. By listing now, buyers may not beat you up on inspection items if your...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Condominiums in the Manchester NH area were Red Hot in 2020.  Lets look back to the stats and lets look ahead to see what the 2021 Real Estate market may be like here in the Manchester NH area. Record sales came to a halt in December of 2020 as the market slowed. We are seeing an incredible shortage of homes listed for sale. We saw a drop in interest rates this December. We also see many Buyers and Sellers not sure whether to Buy or Sell NOW or WAIT until spring. LETS LOOK AT SOME STATS In 2019 There was 427 Condo sales for an average of $180,160In 2020 There was  392 Condo sales for an average of $199,871 DOES IT MATTER WHICH REALTOR I HIRE?. There is a difference from agent to agent. Support local business and chose us "The Godzyk Real Estate Services", your home town Realtor for 35 y...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
We are happy to announce that this 3 FAMILY HOME has SOLD and is now CLOSED. We have an excessive demand for Multi family homes. There are more buyers than there are properties to sell. If you have a multi family or investment property you are thinking of selling, now is the time. If you are looking to buy? We can gget you an advantage. Scott Godzyk of the Godzyk Real Estate Services is the Exclusive Buyer Agent on this sale. Please email sctprop@aol.com or call 603.661.2121 with questions if you would like to buy or sell a home.   WE CAN SELL YOUR PROPERTY TOO!!!  CALL TODAY FOR A FREE MARKET ANALYSISTO SEE WHAT YOUR HOME IS WORTH Search the MLS Multiple Listing Service by Clicking Here   Price: $335,000 19 Rooms, 9 BR and 3 baths Built in 1900  Size 4508 SF LOT SIZE: 0.12 ac Subject t...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Lets look back at 2020 and lets look ahead to see what the 2021 Real Estate market may be like here in the Manchester NH area. Record sales came to a halt in December of 2020 as the market slowed. We are seeing an incredible shortage of homes listed for sale. We saw a drop in interest rates this December. We also see many Buyers and Sellers not sure whether to Buy or Sell NOW or WAIT until spring. LETS LOOK AT SOME STATS In 2019 There was 946 Single Family sales for an average of $281,776In 2020 There was  981 Single Family sales for an average of $305,614 In 2019 There was 427 Condo sales for an average of $180,160In 2020 There was  402 Condo sales for an average of $199,426 DOES IT MATTER WHICH REALTOR I HIRE?. There is a difference from agent to agent. Support local business and chos...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Did you feel that? A tremor shook our local Manchester NH area Real Estate Market. What is going on with appraisals? First they were late, then slow and now... They are coming in under sales price. In some cases "way" under sales price. I have had 2 bad appraisals this December already and 3 of my last 6 sales in the last 2 months. I have not had 3 bad appraisals in the previous 12 years combined. It is leading to some guesses... Are banks telling appraisals to come in low? Are prices really falling? What can we do? Before I get into answering my own questions, other agents are facing low appraisals as well. These low appraisals are killing sales. They are hurting buyers and sellers. Many sellers are also buying which affects a second sale as well.   So, are banks telling appraisers to ...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
As 2020 comes to an end, we are both looking back to what we saw in in 2020 and looking ahead to see what the 2021 Real Estate market may be like here in the Manchester NH area. Record sales came to a halt in December of 2020 as the market slowed. We are seeing an incredible shortage of homes listed for sale. We saw a drop in interest rates this December. We also see many Buyers and Sellers not sure whether to Buy or Sell NOW or WAIT until spring.  DOES IT MATTER WHICH REALTOR I HIRE?. There is a difference from agent to agent. Support local business and chose us, your home town Realtor for 35 years who offers some of the most personal and professional service there can be. We stand by you through each step of the buying or selling process. * * * * * * * * * * Welcome to our WEEKLY Wrap...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Wishing you all a very special MERRY CHRISTMAS from all of us to all of you. I am hoping all of your wishes and dreams come true. I thank you all for the support and inspiration in 2020 and look forward to a happy and healthy 2021.     I want to share with you my favorite ornaments on my Christmas tree this year.       Above is an ornament my daughter made for me when she was only 2 years old. (that was 18 years ago).        Many agents ask why all my blogs have a common theme. I think it is important to share the Real Estate stories whether good or bad so future Buyers and Sellers can learn and have a GREAT Home buying or Selling Experience.   The common lesson is that as a Buyer OR Seller in this market you need every advantage you can to get your home sold. It starts with choosing t...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
It is that time of year again and although this year our Christmas spirit may have been tried,  I am bringing back a favorite to share with you all.   It was the Night before Christmas and all I could see, is a Manchester NH Home Seller kneeling by his tree.   The Seller looked up, at the stars so bright, they wished for Santa to bring them a Listing agent, that would try... with all their might.    They had it for sale before, without even a bite. No one came and and no one could see, this beautiful house with this magnificent tree.   Stockings were hung on the fireplace so nice, a completely redone inside and all, at such a good price.     A new kitchen, a new roof, but did it matter? Would they ever hear the clatter... of buyers walking through their home? I think not as they sit he...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
When you are out an about, do watch and listen what is going on around you? Let me share a story from when I was sitting at Lunch in the Manchester NH area. There was 2 women having a loud conversation as one of them discussed that another home on her street that just came on the market already went agreement. Hew voice got heated when she spoke about the lack of service she is receiving from her Real Estate Agent .  "Then I heard my name. how could that #$%^& Godzyk sell that home that fast?"    Then the friend bursts out with "Maybe you should ask for him to be your agent for Christmas?" as she laughs. Now before you think I was listening in on their conversation, it is a small dining room and they were really really loud. You could not help to hear. My friend I was having lunch with ...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
We made it to  Christmas week. The Manchester NH area looks like a winter wonderland with fresh new snow. My favorite type of call came in yesterday. The caller asked if I could help them get a new home for Christmas. They need to sell their home and want to purchase a new one. I sure can and I did. Their home will be coming on the market and we went out looking for their dream home. No matter where I go peope are asking how pandemic is affecting the real estate market? With interest rates actually down again, we have had many new buyers inquire about buying a home this year. YES we are open and YES we can help. The Manchester NH area Real Estate Market saw a busy week last week. Many of the calls were from Home Owners looking for answers when is the best time to list their homes for a ...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
What is Santa bringing you for Christmas? Many Home Sellers are asking Santa for "A BUYER'. Here in the Manchester NH area though, some Home Sellers might be getting coal. "What can I do to avoid getting coal for Christmas?" many Home Sellers are asking. The recipe for success is simple. 1. Do NOT over price your home? Many home sellers believe they can ask any price for their home and someone will pay it. That is not true. The amount of buyers has declined greatly. There are buyers out there, and they are not over paying for homes.  2. Learn "You get what you pay for". Many sellers think homes are selling themselves, so why pay a listing agent. They are soon finding out that discount brokers can mean discount services. A great listing aims to get more for your home that more than cover...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Does anyone want a new home for Christmas? With interest rates actually down again, we have had many new buyers inquire about buying a home this year. YES we are open and YES we can help. The Manchester NH area Real Estate Market saw a busy week last week. Many of the calls were from Home Owners looking for answers when is the best time to list their homes for a January sale. Please support Locally Owned and operated businesses. ARE YOU AFFECTED BY COVID LAYOFFS OR SLOW DOWNS? We may be able to help.The protections for people who are behind will becoming to an end. You have options, but the time to wait to hear them is running out. We can help... There is options to save your home. There are options to being you current again. For those with no ability to begin making monthly payment ag...
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By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
There is change in the air. Many are asking "What is going on with the Real Estate Market?" As the sun rises over NH, I am already hard at work getting my new Manchester NH area home listing under contract.  First, lets talk about the Real Estate Market. It is slowing, but before you panic, lets look deeper. Typically the average market slows from Thanksgiving to New Years. This year add in a resurgence of the pandemic to drive people back inside. Just because it is slowing, does not mean homes are not selling. It means many sellers are choosing to wait to sell. Less homes on the market means less sales. There is a "however" though, as many have noticed many new listings are staying on the market longer. WHY? many of you may be asking. The main reason is they are over priced. The days o...
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