help: WHY list a home if you dont do anything to get is SOLD? - 04/24/15 05:27 AM
How angry do you get reading this? Meeting with a local group of residents, the talk turned to me when they found out I was in Real Estate. The question posed was "Why would a big national franchise agent list my home if they were not going to do anything to get it sold?" The answer is simple, some agents and companies work off only selling a percentage of their listings. They need a large number of listing's to reach their goal of a "certain percentage".
 
You often will read in my blogs that "ALL AGENTS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL." Therefore all agents … (16 comments)

help: WHY is my Home NOT SELLING and why are you yelling at me - 04/23/15 05:27 AM
Every time the phone rings, there can be some excitement on the other end. This time it is a very irate woman screaming "Why her house is not selling?" My first question was who she is and what her address is. It is not one of my listings, so why is she calling me and why is she yelling?
 
She tells me she did everything right, she cleaned her home, de-cluttered, spruced up the yard and hired the biggest company she knew of. Looking up her home on MLS, I asked why she decided to call me.
 
While she was thinking, I was able to find … (11 comments)

help: What do you think of Value Range Pricing in Real Estate? - 04/22/15 05:23 AM
Why would someone offer a home in MLS at a price they were not willing to accept? Recently a Buyer of mine made an offer on a home listed at $250,000 in MLS and in the comments it states it was listed as a "Value Range" Listing of $250,000 to $300,000. The buyer liked it and offered $250,000. The Seller rejected it later countering at $300,000. The result, was an angry buyer who did not under stand why they would list it at a price they would not accept. The seller could not answer why. The listing agent stated that is … (28 comments)

help: How do you know if an Offer to Buy a home is a GOOD one? - 04/20/15 02:06 PM
I do not need my own Buyer Broker, all I have to do is make a GOOD offer boasts a buyer yesterday.  They then turn to me and blurt out "So what is a GOOD offer anyway?" These first time Buyers had no experience with buying and loaded with bad advice, were not going to listen to anyone. They had a plan and they were going to follow through with it.
 
They may be lucky though, because they met me. As they did not want to be represented by a Buyer Broker I shared a secret of what makes a GOOD offer. The … (38 comments)

help: How Many Homes can a Buyer make an offer on at the same time? - 04/19/15 05:44 AM
 Can a Home Buyer make an offer on two different homes at the same time? This particular Buyer saw my listing yesterday and soon with their agent. A couple hours later wanted to see it again and said they were bringing an offer. It was assisted, so i met them there, Looking at the name on the offer it was similar to a name on an offer I received on a bank owned listing of mine the day before. I asked their agent if they put in an offer yesterday, she said no.

As they looked over the home again I pulled the offer … (37 comments)

help: Is Facebook a Deal Maker or a Deal Breaker in Real Estate? - 04/16/15 06:22 AM
Ismple search of their name and a great deal was had by my Buyer.
 
In summary a Listing Agent or Buyer Broker's job is to work with their Buyer or Seller through each step of the buying OR Selling process. That includes discussing how negotiations work, what to say and what not to say. SO thank you Facebook for another great sale.   LEARN THIS ONE FACT: One should know that All Agents are not created equal and every buyer or seller should take the time to hire the BEST not just the biggest Agent or Company. It is important to Hire the BEST Agent. In NH … (30 comments)

help: How important is having and using a Telephone in Real Estate? - 04/16/15 05:28 AM
Has the telephone gone the way of the pagers, faxes, dinosaur's and travel agents? Yesterday after trying for near 6 hours to reach a Listing Agent I stopped into their office.  They were there and when told I have been calling them all day to get something for our closing, they said "exactly, you didn't reach me because you didn't text me, I don't answer a phone any longer. Get with the times." My response was short and swift for them to get me what is needed to close or this is not closing.
 
Last night as I sat pondering this conversation, my phone rang.  I answered … (29 comments)

help: Manchester NH Spring Clean up Information Released - 04/09/15 12:13 PM
Public notice that weekly curb side pick up of yard waste will start the week of April 13, 2015 and continue weekly until May 22, 2015. After which it will be every other week on your regular trash pick up day.
 
Yard waste must be in either an approved container with a maximum of 33 gallons and 75lbs. Biodegradable paper yard bags may be used. No plastic bags will be accepted.  For branches, they must be under 3 inches in diameter and be bundled together but not more than 2 feet by 3 feet. No stumps or branches greater than 3 inches are accepted,.
 
This Public … (7 comments)

help: If I dont get a buyer agent, can their fee pay my closing costs? - 04/08/15 05:15 AM
Why would any Buyer think this would work? A Manchester NH area buyer stated they were not hiring a Buyer Agent and would like the fee they would have received used to pay their closing costs. They said they saw it in TV. In NH, a buyer does need their own Buyer Agent. An agent can act as a facilitator or what is known as a "non agent" in some circles. A buyer received an agency disclosure form that explains what each type of agent means and what the duties of each is.
 
 
 
The Seller hires the listing agent at a set fee. The … (27 comments)

help: What do you do if the Real Estate phone rings on Easter? - 04/06/15 05:22 AM
It is 8am on Easter, your business phone rings... What do you do? For me, I answered it. It was a home buyer in town visiting relatives who saw a home I have listed. They are leaving after Easter dinner to head home, is there any way they could see it. Lucky for them the seller is away and I was ready to roll. After asking the key questions to make sure they were ready, willing and able to buy a home, I headed to let them in,
 
It went well and soon enough I was back home and heading … (34 comments)

help: What are the TOP 10 Wishes Agents have for the Spring Market? - 04/05/15 07:34 AM
As the Spring Market explodes, what are your top wishes for the Spring Market? The last couple of years there was no spring rush, it would just stay steady here in the Manchester NH area markets. Having gone through one of the worst winters in recent memory, many Buyers and Sellers hibernated. As spring arrives most new listings are sold as fast as we can list them.
 
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THE TOP 10 things we would like to see this SPRING MARKET
1. Buyers to get pre-qualified prior to looking at homes. … (19 comments)

help: HOW many Buyers need to see a home for the Seller to accept an offer? - 04/03/15 06:23 AM
Does a Home Owner need to wait to accept an offer? Can they accept the first offer made? I walked into a literal shouting match, as the listing agent  berrated the home selller that they should wait to accpet an offer until they had a  "bunch of them". It was the 3rd day the home was on the market, I was the buyer agent for a buyer and we saw it on the first day n came on teh market. We were first to make an offer just over asking and without any contingencies  Here we are 3 days later and … (11 comments)

help: WHAT do you do if a Home Inspection goes VERY Badly? - 04/02/15 05:24 AM
What options does a Buyer or Seller have when a Home Inspection Fails? Not many inspections are flawless. However just because something is found does not always mean it FAILS or mean the inspection has gone badly. The inspection process can be eye opening. It can also be scary.
 
First thing the Inspection should identify items through facts. Inspectors should not guess or estimate and most important not be al alarmist. I like to inform my Home Buyers or the Seller when it is my listing what to expect from an inspection.
 
Most important each should know what to … (12 comments)

help: Do you want to hear a SECRET? - 04/01/15 05:28 AM
Is this marketing plan an April Fools Joke or is it real.  They said their plan was two fold. Put a sign out front of the home and place the listing in MLS. Then they wait for a buyer to call.....That was a question a Home Seller asked me if  after spending the last 6 months listed with a big time company.
 
As you could hear crickets waiting for a punch line, the home owner said "no really, that was their plan."  As I thought why then they would spend 6 months listed with such a person and or company, the … (6 comments)

help: How Much is my Pondview Terrace Condominium Worth? - 03/27/15 04:30 PM
How much is my home worth? That is one of the most asked questions. One of the most Popular condominiums in South Manchester PONDVIEW TERRACE CONDOMINIUMS. Home buyers in Manchester NH are looking to purchase a home now to take advantage of the ultra low interest rates. With a shortage of homes on the market, there could be a Buyer waitiong for a home like yours. Scott Godzyk Owner/Broker of the Godzyk Real Estate Services can tell you what your home is worth in Today's Market.
 
This community is located in a convenient area. It has easy access to … (6 comments)

help: Granite Hills Condominium now UNDER CONTRACT - 03/27/15 05:22 AM
We are proud to announce the Godzyk Real Estate Services has placed this end Unit cape style unit UNDER CONTRACT. WIth multiple offers we need more homes in Granite Hills to Sell. Now is the time to list your condo. Let us tell you what it is worth in today's market.
 
This home had a newer Kitchen, finished upstairs and loaded with bright windows. If you are looking for a condominium, let me introduce to you GRANITE HILLS CONDOMINIUMS located in HOOKSETT NH is a desired community of Townhouse style Condominiums. Located in a rural setting, it is convenient to … (5 comments)

help: NEW LISTING in Manchester NH - Desired Weston School area - 03/26/15 05:26 AM
We are proud to announce the Godzyk Real Estate Services has JUST LISTED this home at 1261 Page Street, Manchester NH 03104. It is  PRICED TO SELL at $185,000. There is 3 bedrooms,  1 1/2 baths and almost a quarter acre lot. The home is ready for your finishing touches. It already has a newer roof and furnace. The lower level is finished with a family room and 2 additional Bedrooms. The carpets are up exposing hardwood floors ready for you to shine.  
 
 

STYLE:  Split/Raised Ranch
ROOMS: 8
BEDROOMS: 3-5
BATHROOMS: 1 1/2
AGE: 
SIZE: 1780 SF
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help: Is a Home Inspector a Savior or Deal Killer? - 03/25/15 05:40 AM
The old joke is if you bring in 10 home inspectors you Will get 10 different reports.  In reality this is not true, you may only get 5. One of the most important jobs in a Home Buyers eyes and one of the dreaded parts of selling by a Home Seller. The most important part of any inspection is identifying those safety issues that may not be seen with the naked eye. You will often hear me preach that all Real Estate agents are not the same, that also goes for Home Inspectors. I know some very good ones an then i just … (71 comments)

help: How Many Condominiums Have A Sale Pending In CONCORD NH - 03/24/15 07:10 AM
If you were wondering when the Spring Market would get here, It is here!!! Many Home buyers and Sellers are asking "what the Real Estate Condominium Market is like in CONCORD NH?" What is a Condominium anyway? Condominium living is a way of life. Most complexes feature newer homes with less maintenance and more amenities. They take care of tasks such as lawn care and snow removal while perhaps offering a pool or club house.
 
2014 saw a steady growth in sales and home values. We start 2015 with some of the lowest interest rates in years. Buyers are … (10 comments)

help: How Many Condominiums Have A Sale Pending In DERRY NH? - 03/24/15 06:59 AM
If you were wondering when the Spring Market would get here, It is here!!! Many Home buyers and Sellers are asking "what the Real Estate Condominium Market is like in DERRY NH?" What is a Condominium anyway? Condominium living is a way of life. Most complexes feature newer homes with less maintenance and more amenities. They take care of tasks such as lawn care and snow removal while perhaps offering a pool or club house.
 
2014 saw a steady growth in sales and home values. We start 2015 with some of the lowest interest rates in years. Buyers are … (5 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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