Jacqueline Ducharme | Manchester Real Estate, Auburn Real Estate, Hooksett Real Estate


If you intend to list your house, it may be beneficial to perform home upgrades. That way, you can enhance your residence and increase the likelihood of generating plenty of interest in your house as soon as it becomes available.

Oftentimes, a home's roof will deteriorate over time. And if a home seller is not careful, he or she may be forced to repair or replace a house's roof prior to listing a residence. Because failure to update this home's roof may force a home seller to miss out on opportunities to maximize his or her home sale earnings.

For those who need help upgrading a home's roof, there is no need to worry. Many roofing contractors are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these professionals can help you update a home's roof in no time at all.

Differentiating a top-notch roofing contractor from an ordinary roofing contractor, however, sometimes can be difficult. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the process of hiring the best-available roofing contractor in your city or town to update your house's roof.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you select the ideal roofing contractor.

1. Get Multiple Quotes

There is no shortage of roofing contractors at your disposal. Thus, you should receive quotes from multiple roofing contractors in your area.

Reach out to a variety of local roofing contractors – you'll be glad you did. In most instance, roofing contractors will offer free roof evaluations and estimates. Then, you can use the information provided by various roofing contractors to help you make an informed decision.

2. Ask Plenty of Questions

When it comes to selecting a roofing contractor, there is no such thing as a "bad" question. Therefore, you should ask a roofing contractor lots of questions to ensure you can make the best-possible choice.

Remember, roof repairs or updates may prove to be costly. But if you ask a roofing contractor for full details about a roof project, this professional can provide you with the insights you need to maximize the value of your investment.

3. Request Client Referrals

Generally, a roofing contractor can provide client referrals at a moment's notice. These referrals may prove to be exceedingly valuable, as they can help you understand what it's like to work with a roofing contractor before you make your final decision.

If you need extra help finding the right roofing contractor, you may want to reach out to a real estate agent as well. This housing market professional can put you in touch with the top roofing contractors in your city or town, ensuring you can get the home improvement support that you need.

Of course, a real estate agent can provide you with expert guidance throughout the home selling journey too. He or she can help you list your residence, promote it to the right groups of buyers and ensure you can enjoy a quick, profitable home selling experience.

Take the necessary steps to upgrade your home's roof – use the aforementioned tips, and you can hire a terrific roofing contractor before you add your residence to the housing market.



277 Cochran Hill Road, New Boston, NH 03070

Single-Family

$325,000
Price

5
Bedrooms
10
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Lovely Colonial, A+ Location, Gorgeous Backyard. Beautiful antique 1790 home located on quiet scenic road just minutes from the center of New Boston. 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, in-law potential. Numerous updates throughout while maintaining many original antique home features. Enter the expansive mudroom custom designed with barn wood throughout and plenty of storage space - even a built-in boot bench! Renovated eat-in kitchen features hand-scraped island and table, hand-scraped hickory floor and granite mantle over wood stove. Formal dining room with double built-in hutches and fireplace. Living room astounds with exposed beams, hardwood floor, wood stove and lovely mantlepiece with original Parson's cupboard. 3-Season sunroom overlooking flower gardens. 1st floor also has a convenient bedroom with 1/2 bath - in-law potential. 2nd floor is complete with 3 bedrooms with original wide-plank floors, full bath and office. 3rd floor boasts fabulous bedroom or studio space with abundant built-in storage and scenic views of Joe English Hill. Almost 3 acres of well-established grounds with perennials, fruit trees, mature sugar maples and striking stonewalls. 14 x 20 shed with loft. New roof and exterior paint 2017. Updated main electric panel with generator hookup. Post and rail fence along the road adds to the charm of this wonderful home.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses




Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror one morning and remembered all the plans you had when you were young? You were going to experience this, accomplish that. But now you realize you haven't done any of those things. You almost give up on those dreams at that moment thinking the time has passed. As long as you are breathing the time has not passed.

So how do you move forward and get back on track with those dreams or at least the ones you still would like to accomplish?

First, you must evaluate what you have done in the last five years. Have you changed anything? Is your association the same? Can you predict what you are going to do two weeks from today because that is what you did two weeks ago and it has been the same for five years? Then you are in a rut. The only true difference between a rut and a grave is that a grave has two ends. Something must change.

Now for the tricky part. You must decide how important your dreams are to you. Are they more important than the friends you have had the last five years? Are they more important than having to be at every family get together? Are the more important than the softball league you are in or Thursday night card games? What is predictable about human nature is that we enjoy comfort, so we avoid situations that make us uncomfortable. What can be said about any group of friends at any income level is that you all make about the same income within $5,000 of each other. So if you have not accomplished your dreams with that association, then you must be willing to change your association even if they do not understand. 

You also need to change your habits. That starts with writing down your top five values in life. These are the most critical priorities above all else. Then, determine what you do by how those actions help you maintain or reach those values. You will need to change your association not only with your friends but anything else that enters your mind. Find new books to read that are about the dreams you want to accomplish or folks that are accomplishing what you desire to accomplish. Stop watching TV. That's a fantasy or someone else's dream. Go out and learn how you can accomplish your goals. You must be willing to change your daily habits so that you cannot predict where you will be two weeks from today or five years from today.

You are created to live a remarkable life and not be limited to the same experience as others that are around you. So take the time to find a new association, a further input into your brain and don't settle for anything less than the values and dreams that are important to you.

Change is hard, and most people will misunderstand what is going on in your life, and they think you are abandoning them. But remember if they are not helping you move toward your values and dreams then you should probably limit that association. Associate with those that are helping move in the direction of your dreams so that five years from today you can look back and be pleased with the progress you have made.

Good luck and Dream Big!



857 Borough Road, Pembroke, NH 03275

Single-Family

$236,900
Price

4
Bedrooms
7
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Looking for privacy? Home is tucked way back off the road and located on 3.35 ac. This is a true 4 bedroom 3 bath home, with all the bedrooms on the second floor ! Master with master bath. Large living room, eat-in kitchen and dining room, plenty of room to entertain with this floor plan. French door to back deck. Fenced in back yard, with shed. Newer roof and septic. Easy commuting to north or south... Subject to seller finding suitable housing.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses




This Single-Family in Atkinson, NH recently sold for $338,000. This style home was sold by Jacqueline Ducharme - CENTURY 21 Dumont and Associates.


178 Main Street, Atkinson, NH 03811

Single-Family

$349,900
Price
$338,000
Sale Price

3
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2
Baths
Wonderful, antique colonial with many desirable updates. Modern custom kitchen with stainless steal appliances and open concept dining area boasting beautiful tiled flooring and lots of natural light. Formal living room, spacious family room, office and newly renovated bathroom finish out the first floor with ample room for a large family gatherings. Two staircases give you options for access to the 3 bedrooms and bathroom and laundry upstairs. The beautiful master is equipped with a large, walk-in closet. This home has a small environmental footprint with high energy efficient toilets, two environmentally friendly pellet stoves, and energy efficient boiler and furnace and a newer septic system. Other features include new water filtration system with UV light purification and a radon removal system. Second floor attic and a myriad of closets throughout the home, along with a 3-story barn provide plenty of storage space. Need more living space? The third-floor attic, which spans the length of the structure, could be finished off for additional bedrooms, living room, or master suite, (framed, electrical and rough plumbed). Venture out back onto the large deck and expansive yard with swing set and vegetable garden raised beds waiting for you. Freshly painted exterior ! Nestled in the heart of desirable Atkinson, steps away from a family owned farm, this home is NH living at its finest!






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