help: Do you know the #1 TRICK to make a Seller take less than asking price? - 10/19/14 03:19 PM
I can tell you One of the WORST ways to convince some one they should lower their price, is to beat up on the home with many reasons why it is not worth what they are asking in that person's opinion. You can not get a TREAT with trying to the TRICK the seller or their Listing Agent. Yes indeed a potential; Buyer ripped apart the home trying to get the seller to lower their value. The result was as expected. A Giant rejection from the seller without even a counter offer.
When choosing someone to assist you to BUY … (7 comments)

help: Should I have more than one agent list my Home? - 10/16/14 06:02 AM
Many Home Sellers want the fastest sale. One of the pieces of advice going around is to list with as many agents as you can. Will it lead to a TRICK or a TREAT for these Home Owners. A Manchester NH area Home Owner called me to do just that. Their thought was having more than one agent will increase the effort and exposure their home will get.
 
The HARD TRUTH though almost knocked this guy out of his chair. You can have 10 agents each giving a 10% effort which may not total one local full time and full … (18 comments)

help: 5 TRICKS to Avoid when you List and SELL your home as a SHORT SALE - 10/16/14 05:56 AM
Short Sales are the one part of Real Estate you may find more TRICKS than Treats if it is not done right7 form the start. Here in The Manchester NH area as well as across the country Home Owners who make a classic mistake, can skip the "Treat" of an approval and get Rejected. Short Sales have declined, however they are a great tool for Home owners who owe more than their houses may be worth to sell their home and put their worries behind them. Here in NH Home Owners are turning to me for help.
 
With Halloween right … (6 comments)

help: Fall 2014 Spotlight for the Merrimack NH condo market - 10/15/14 09:38 AM
How is the Real Estate market this Fall in Merrimack NH? Which is a question I am asked everywhere i go. Then I hear, Is now the time to Sell my Home? The question of whether to sell is being pondered by many area Home Owners. Our market as seen values start to rise with a steady flow of buyers and a shortage of homes currently listed on the market. That makes NOW a great time to list and sell your condominium.
 
.Scott Godzyk Owner/Broker of the Godzyk Real Estate Services has prepared a comprehensive Market Report that has … (4 comments)

help: Fall 2014 Spotlight for the Derry NH condo market - 10/15/14 06:15 AM
How is the Real Estate market this Fall? Which is a question I am asked everywhere i go. Then I hear, Is now the time to Sell my DERRY NH Condominium? The question of whether to sell is being pondered by many area Home Owners. Our market as seen values start to rise with a steady flow of buyers and a shortage of homes currently listed on the market. That makes NOW a great time to list and sell your condominium.
 
.Scott Godzyk Owner/Broker of the Godzyk Real Estate Services has prepared a comprehensive Market Report that has been … (2 comments)

help: Is a CRUSHING BLOW coming to the Real Estate market? - 10/14/14 03:08 PM
The talk of the town is, if banks ramp up collecting amounts due after a Foreclosure or Short Sale will Affect the market? Will sales come to a screech? Many alarmists were saying just that, HOWEVER... I do not believe that will be the case. This is actually not new. Banks always had tried to collect the deficiencies from a Foreclosure. What may be new is the collection of amounts left over after a short sale. Is this talk a nasty trick or will anyone see a treat?
 
Many people who had a short sale who hired a GOOD agent and negotiator … (9 comments)

help: 5 TRICKS you should Avoid when you APPLY FOR A MORTGAGE this Halloween - 10/12/14 01:13 PM
Do you want to know a SECRET on the BEST way to OBTAIN A  MORTGAGE, whether in the Manchester NH area or  across the country, you certainly do not want to get 'TRICKED" instead of getting to enjoy the "TREAT" of getting a Loan Approval to purchase your new Dream Home..
Each step of the buying process can said to be equal for a successful purchase. Unless you have cash though, without a mortgage there can be no purchase.
All banks will have similar interest rates, however the service they provide and the closing costs they charge can vary VERY … (11 comments)

help: TOP 5 HORROR Stories of why offer was Rejected this Halloween Season - 10/11/14 06:23 AM
When Buying a home, It does not need to take a trick to get your offer accepted these days. Many Buyers though are learning the hard way here in the Manchester NH area when their offers get rejected.
 
The top 5 collection of Horror Stories of "WHY you offer was rejected."
 

1. Your offer was Rejected because you offered half price on that mint condition home.
2. Your offer was rejected because the pre-qualification letter that was required with your offer looks like it was written by your child.
3. Your offer was rejected because you made … (14 comments)

help: The TOP 5 WAYS you may have got TRICKED when Selling your Home - 10/11/14 05:42 AM
Will you get a Treat or a Trick when it comes time to List your home For Sale. With Halloween right around the corner here in Manchester NH, do not fall for these tricks that could hurt your ability to SELL YOUR HOME. With a few good choices by Home Owners, you can receive the treat of a quick home sale at the best obtainable price.
 
 
Choosing the wrong agent can be a nasty trick anytime of the year.
When choosing someone to sell your home, many home owners rush into listing with the first or biggest agent only … (19 comments)

help: WHY dont Online Searches ever send me any homes that meet my criteria? - 10/09/14 05:06 PM
Is it possible to get GOOD results from online Real Estate searches? Why are so many homes sold, sale pending or off the market? These are a few of the many questions I get from Buyers in the Manchester NH area. The most simplest answer is you get what you pay for. Many searches are simply there to gather your information in which is sold to area agents to hound you. Many sites are not updated instantly and therefore are not current.
 
Buyers love browsing homes online before they start their home search. That is great for entertainment purposes, however if you are … (12 comments)

help: If I am Selling my home, Should I NOT decorate for Halloween? - 10/09/14 05:19 AM
A seller was told they should not decorate for Halloween as they are placing their home For Sale in the Manchester NH area. They were offended and started seeking out a different listing agent. They were told told Halloween decorations could SCARE potential buyers away.
 
I was chosen to meet with them. I do not think anything is wrong with decorating for a Holiday. My "however" is that it should be done tastefully. Blood, guts, gore and screaming caskets may be out. There were obviously many agents who disagreed with me as these sellers said that all other agents stated they … (30 comments)

help: How to prepare for the Fall & Winter Real Estate market - 10/06/14 06:13 AM
Should I bother to List my home in the Winter? Here in NH winter usually does mean an overall slow down in sales. However it could be the best time of year to sell. There is less homes for sales as competition and Buyers looking in the winter, are serious usually ready to buy on the spot when they see what they want.
 
This is my entry into Active Rain's contest "How do I prepare my business for Fall and Winter." Last year was my best winter market in 29 years of Real Estate. Weather is a big part of it and so … (10 comments)

help: Spotlight on the Manchester NH Real Estate Market October 2014 - 10/05/14 02:24 PM
Fall is one of the busiest times of the year for Listing and Selling Real Estate here in New Hampshire. Everyone wants to know what is happening with the Real Estate Market. Should they list their home for sale? Should they buy a home now or wait? Our market as seen values start to rise with a steady flow of buyers and a slight shortage of homes currently listed on the market. That makes NOW a great time to list and sell your property.
 
.Scott Godzyk Owner/Broker of the Godzyk Real Estate Services has prepared a comprehensive Market Report … (8 comments)

help: Is it ILLEGAL for a Home Seller NOT to make a Counter Offer? - 10/04/14 02:28 PM
Is it LEGAL for a Home Seller to REJECT a buyers Offer without even making a Counter Offer? That was a question from a buyer after my Seller Rejected their offer for what they said "being unreasonable".
 
I inform all Home Sellers when I List their homes, that there may be good offers and some bad offers. That no matter what we should counter any and every offer as you can not have a sale without an offer.
 
Now to answer that Buyers question it is not "ILLEGAL" for the seller to simply reject their offer with out a … (17 comments)

help: Does a SMOKE FREE home Help a Sale? - 10/03/14 05:46 AM
Why did a husband banish his wife to the cold outside? SO she would not smoke inside the home. Mr. Home Owner had asked years ago if a "Smoke Free" Home would help with it's sale. He knew they would be there for 5 years or less and be moving on, so everything he did was to make sure the home sale would be a an easy process.
 
The wife thought it was a "crock of Bananas" but was not giving it up, she went outside so not to smoke in front of her kids.
 
Is there any truth that … (22 comments)

help: How many Agents should I list my home with to get a quick sale? - 09/29/14 07:21 AM
"If I list with 10 agents, I will get 10 times the amount selling power and sell my home quicker?" Right? This was a question by a Home Owner this morning asking if I would come by to list his home. He said he needed a quick sale so he would contact several agents such as 20, to get 10 times the selling power than listing with just 1 agent.
 
I went to the appointment because I wanted to be standing with him to see if this was for real. Perhaps candid camera would jump out. Well he was for real. He really … (16 comments)

help: An eye Opening look at "RENT TO OWN" aka Lease Purchases? - 09/28/14 04:49 PM
What is the number 1 short cut to Home Ownership? I can tell you what is not and that is "Rent to Own". This type of program separates more people from their money faster than anything. Some sure are scams straight and simple. However there are some real Lease Purchase opportunities.
 
You see more when there is a Buyers market and a flood of homes for sale. With many markets having a shortage of homes for sales, Home Owners simply do not have to rent them as they can just sell them outright.
 
A LEASE/PURCHASE is meant for a Buyer … (18 comments)

help: Who usually pays for Closing Costs? - 09/28/14 04:30 PM
Where do you start when Buying a Home? One trend I am seeing is First time Buyers entering the market in droves trying to take advantage of the ultra low interest rates. The questions can come fast and furious. Many have received BAD advice from everyone including the internet and crazy not so Reality Real Estate shows.,
 
Today's question is Who has to pay for the closing costs? The simple answer is that the Buyer will have closing costs associated with the buying side and the Seller will have their own set of closing costs associated with selling. A buyer can … (16 comments)

help: Come see the Manchester Monarchs vs the Providence Bruins - 09/28/14 07:39 AM
You are invited to see the Manchester Monarchs play the Providence BRUINS Saturday Oct. 25, 2014 It is the Manchester Girls Softball League "Night at the Monarchs." See a great AHL Hockey game and help the MGSL from Manchester NH, raise money in their fundraiser just by purchasing tickets from us.
Tickets are only $15 for youth (12 and under)
Tickets are only $20 for Adults (13 and over)
Seats are in the Lower Bowl gold Section.
EVERYONE is welcome from the public, friends, family, Softball Lovers and Hockey Lovers.
Ticket orders must be in by Sept. 30, 2014. You can … (4 comments)

help: Would this photo make you want to see this home? - 09/23/14 02:18 PM
Wouldn't you think that the first picture a potential Buyer sees in the MLS or online would be the BEST picture of the home listed For Sale? Why then are some agent submitting pictures like this into MLS or their online ads? Most buyers will take a mere couple of seconds to click on it or skip over it.
 

This picture obviously taken with a cell phone camera upright and does not show the front of the home. I cant even say nice front door but can say nice sidewalk.
 
The Home Seller may not even know it. They … (25 comments)

 
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Scott Godzyk is the Owner/Broker of The Godzyk Real Estate Services located in Manchester NH. With 25 years of Real Estate experience Scott specializes in Listing and Selling Bank Owned Homes, Short Sales, Residential Properties, Condominiums, New Construction and Investment Properties. Scott services the counties of Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Belknap. To contact Scott Godzyk please call 603-661-2121 or email sctprop@aol.com. his website is www.ScottSellsNH.com.


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