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Posted by Pamela Bailey on 3/20/2019

Green homes are becoming popular, and more home builders are now including eco-friendly homes in nearly all their projects. Apart from the growth in the number of new eco-friendly homes springing up, there is also an increase in the number of green renovation projects. If you are planning to renovate your home, here are some eco-friendly ideas to consider:

Passive design 

Passive design means designing a house such that it needs little or no artificial heating or cooling. When thinking about a passive design, you must take the seasonal weather pattern of your locality into consideration. Once you know the kind of weather to expect all year round, you can structure all the rooms in the home to optimize cooling and heating. Elements for passive design are insulation, orientation, airflow, double glazing as well as thermal mass. The benefit of this is that it does not cost much to incorporate passive design into your house.

Material selection 

Here are some green tips that will assist you in choosing the right material when renovating your home:

  1. First, look into the possibilities of reusing existing building material to reduce waste. 
  2. When buying the materials for restoring your green home, select elements that are environmentally-friendly, avoid substances that release toxic waste to the surroundings. Examples of such materials are glues and paints.

Use sustainable building features

Not only do sustainable building features like skylights assist in creating a cleaner and healthier environment, but they also boost the home's thermal performance by minimizing the need for heating and cooling.

Insulation

Installing effective insulation is an eco-friendly home renovation idea that you should seriously consider. The benefit of proper insulation is that it will make the house comfortable; staying cool during the summer and warm during the winter. Apart from making your home more sustainable, it significantly reduces your energy bill which is one of the most significant sources of carbon footprint in a home.

Minimize construction waste

You should try to consider your waste options before starting the renovation of your green home. There will be a sizeable amount of construction waste such as metal, rubbers, bricks, vinyl, and even toxins such as asbestos. This waste should be cleared effectively by employing the service of licensed professionals who are skilled in this regard.

To get the results you want, work with a general contractor that is experienced in building and renovating eco-friendly homes.





Posted by Pamela Bailey on 3/18/2019


1061 1St Crown Point Road, Strafford, NH 03884

Multi-Family

$675,000
Price

2
Total Units
Only 30-40 minutes to Portsmouth, Dover and UNH. Beautiful, Energy Positive Home with spectacular, inspiring views to ignite your creativity. Surround yourself in privacy and serenity while not missing out on a single amenity! Expertly engineered to take advantage of the views of the valley and mountainside. Open concept, vaulted ceilings and Chalet-styled wall brings the outside in, creating an energy from the natural surroundings. Most of the main house has hand-cut, antique oak floors that have been laid to perfection! The granite stacked hearth features a dapper, fire-engine red wood stove with a beautiful, matching ceramic exhaust pipe, providing functionality that is pleasant on your eyes! Practical, eat-in kitchen features Labrador granite, black walnut custom cabinetry, an island, complimentary tile back splash, buffet and wine bar and stainless appliances featuring an induction cook-top and walk-in pantry. Separate formal dining room with direct access to the deck for an after dinner apritif while watching the sunset! Master suite features a soaking tub and dual vanities w granite tops and walk-in closet; oh and THE views! Second bedroom suite features a steam shower and plenty of space for your guests. The apartment can be accessed from the clear-span garage or from outside and it's views parallel those of the main house. Beautiful blue stone patio and infinity lawn, and paved circular drive. Solar panels and auto back-up generator.
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Posted by Pamela Bailey on 3/18/2019


1061 1St Crown Point Road, Strafford, NH 03884

Single-Family

$675,000
Price

4
Bedrooms
11
Rooms
3
Baths
Only 30-40 minutes to Portsmouth, Dover and UNH! Beautiful, Energy Positive Home with apartment and inspiring views to spark your creativity. Surround yourself in privacy and serenity while not missing out on a single amenity! Expertly engineered to take advantage of the views of the valley and mountainside. Open concept, vaulted ceilings and Chalet-styled wall brings the outside in, creating an energy from the natural surroundings. Most of the main house has hand-cut, antique oak floors that have been laid to perfection! The granite stacked hearth features a dapper, fire-engine red wood stove with a beautiful, matching ceramic exhaust pipe, providing functionality that is pleasant on your eyes! Practical, eat-in kitchen features Labrador granite, black walnut custom cabinetry, an island, complimentary tile back splash, buffet and wine bar and stainless appliances featuring an induction cook-top and walk-in pantry. Separate formal dining room with direct access to the deck for an after dinner apritif while watching the sunset! Master suite features a soaking tub and dual vanities w granite tops and walk-in closet; oh and THE views! Second bedroom suite features a steam shower and plenty of space for your guests. The apartment can be accessed from the clear-span garage or from outside and it's views parallel those of the main house. Beautiful blue stone patio and infinity lawn, and paved circular drive. Solar panels and auto back-up generator.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






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Posted by Pamela Bailey on 3/15/2019


1061 1St Crown Point Road, Strafford, NH 03884

Single-Family

$689,000
Price

4
Bedrooms
11
Rooms
3
Baths
Beautiful, Energy Positive Home with apartment and inspiring views to energize your creativity. Surround yourself in privacy and serenity while not missing out on a single amenity! Expertly engineered to take advantage of the views of the valley and mountainside. Open concept, vaulted ceilings and Chalet-styled wall brings the outside in, creating an energy from the natural surroundings. Most of the main house has hand-cut, antique oak floors that have been laid to perfection! The granite stacked hearth features a dapper, fire-engine red wood stove with a beautiful, matching ceramic exhaust pipe, providing functionality that is pleasant on your eyes! Practical, eat-in kitchen features Labrador granite, black walnut custom cabinetry, an island, complimentary tile back splash, buffet and wine bar and stainless appliances featuring an induction cook-top and walk-in pantry. Separate formal dining room with direct access to the deck for an after dinner apritif while watching the sunset! Master suite features a soaking tub and dual vanities w granite tops and walk-in closet; oh and THE views! Second bedroom suite features a steam shower and plenty of space for your guests. Separate laundry room and third bedroom complete the main house. The apartment can be accessed from the clear-span garage or from outside and it's views parallel those of the main house. Beautiful blue stone patio and infinity lawn, and paved circular drive. Solar panels and auto back-up generator.
Open House
Saturday
March 16 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Posted by Pamela Bailey on 3/13/2019

When you are ready to buy a house, it pays to plan ahead to conduct a successful house search. That way, you can quickly and effortlessly navigate the real estate market and make your homeownership dream come true in no time at all.

Ultimately, you don't need to be a real estate expert to navigate the housing market like a pro. To better understand what it takes to complete a successful house search, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can seamlessly go from homebuyer to homeowner.

1. Create Homebuying Criteria

If you plan to purchase a house in the foreseeable future, it helps to establish homebuying criteria. By doing so, you can enter the real estate market with a plan.

Think about where you want to reside. For example, if your goal is to live in the same small town as your family members and friends, you may want to hone your house search to properties in this town. Or, if you want to own a house that is close to your office in the city, you may want to pursue residences in or around the city itself.

Consider what differentiates your dream house from an ordinary home too. Thus, if you want to own a home that boasts an in-ground pool, dazzling garden or other distinct features, you should include these criteria in your homebuying strategy.

2. Get Pre-Approved for Home Financing

Lenders can help you get pre-approved for a mortgage prior to launching a home search. Then, you can establish a budget for the homebuying journey.

There is no shortage of mortgage options available, regardless of your credit score, income and outstanding debt. If you meet with banks and credit unions, you can learn about different mortgage options and select a mortgage that is sure to serve you well.

Of course, when you meet with lenders, don't hesitate to ask questions. Lenders employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists, and these professionals are happy to help you make an informed mortgage selection.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent can help you simplify your home search. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can boost the likelihood of finding a terrific house at a budget-friendly price.

Generally, a real estate agent understands what it takes to pursue a home in any city or town, at any time. If you employ a real estate agent, you can get the help you need to accelerate your quest for your dream residence.

A real estate agent usually learns about a homebuyer's goals and maps out a homebuying plan. He or she sets up home showings and keeps a homebuyer up to date about new residences that fit a buyer's criteria. And if a homebuyer wants to submit an offer to purchase a residence, a real estate agent will help this buyer craft a competitive proposal.

Ready to buy a house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can streamline your search for your ideal residence.