top: WHAT do you do if the Seller REFUSES to leave for a Home Showing? - 03/16/14 05:11 AM
How can you sell a home if the Buyer can not see it? Recently while representing a Buyer, we set up a showing, got it confirmed and showed up at the home. We were greeted with an open door, a very loud TV and a Seller staring back at us. I introduced myself and the buyer and I think he grunted. I asked it was alright to walk through the house and he said "go ahead". We proceeded to view the home.
 
You can search for Manchester area Homes For Sale by clicking here. what is for sale … (9 comments)

top: Is it BETTER to Buy a Newer Home or an Older Home? - 03/13/14 05:15 AM
Should you purchase a NEW HOME or a OLDER HOME? This is a question asked by a MANCHESTER NH. area Home buyer. She was early in her search for her Dream home, and just was not sure where to start. She wanted a home easy to maintain but could not afford a brand new home. After sitting down and showing her the difference, she soon learned it is not just about age, but how well a home was maintained, if it was cared for and if there were upgrades when needed over the years. A 4 year old home could need … (8 comments)

top: HOW can Lower Sales equal Higher Prices? - 03/05/14 09:33 AM
If sales drop, how can prices go up? This is a question I am being asked here in the MANCHESTER NH. area as the amount of Sale dripped 13% for January 2014 over last year. Home Values have increased 14% for the same period according to the NH association of Realtors. Consumers often relate a decrease in value when they see a decrease in sales. THE FACT is there is a shortage of homes for sale in some area. There is a steady flow of Buyers looking tio take advantage of the Ultra low interest rates before they may rise. … (12 comments)

top: Can Selling your Home be easy, rewarding and exciting? - 03/04/14 06:33 AM
Often you hear about the bad experiences from people Selling Their Home. It does NOT have to be that way. With a simple recipe for Selling your Home the 'right way". It can be an exciting time. It is a process that rewards you as you move on to your next home. People move for a variety of reasons and each reason is a step to a new life. Here in the MANCHESTER NH. area, there is a shortage of homes For Sale which makes NOW one of the best times to sell.
 
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top: Is it time to sell your Condominium in FOX HOLLOW at Manchester NH? - 02/27/14 05:04 AM
If you are looking for a condominium, let me introduce to you FOX HOLLOW CONDOMINIUMS, One of the most requested neighborhoods by Home buyers in Manchester NH. .Scott Godzyk Owner/Broker of the Godzyk Real Estate Services is frequently asked "Are there any Condos available For Sale in FOX HOLLOW?"
 
This community is located in a wooded setting with well manicured lawns. It has easy access to Schools, Shopping and Highways. It has a fantastic club house with pool and tennis courts. These Townhouse style units come with basements, some of which are finished and a variety of extras and upgrades.
 
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top: WHY does the Yard Sign say COMING SOON? Is it a Bank Owned Home? - 02/25/14 05:27 AM
WHY would one put a yard sign listing a home FOR SALE but then put "coming soon" if the home is not ready to be sold. This question is featured today as written by one of my favorite Bloggers Dick Greenberg simply titled COMING SOON. What is gong on with these signs? As a leading Listing Agent of Bank Owned Homes in the MANCHESTER NH. area, I can tell you the Banks and asset management companies who assign these listings, make the agent put a sign up on vacant properties as of day 1.
 
 
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top: Why would I NOT want to wait until spring to Sell? - 02/24/14 01:42 PM
Why should I list now if it only gets busier in the Spring? A home Owner was very firm that they wanted to wait until Spring is actually here. They said we can not have a spring market until the snow is melted, flowers are blooming and kids are getting out of school. Unfortunately what he is not see ing is that RIGHT now is the Best time to sell, even better than when spring arrives in NH. With a shortage of homes listed for sale in the MANCHESTER NH. area, Buyers are ready to act quickly to find their … (11 comments)

top: HOW do I know what a home is really worth? - 02/18/14 05:30 AM
How do you know what the value of a home is? We get calls and emails from both buyers and Sellers wanting tio know what a home is really worth. Some are just home Owner's who are curious, some home owners want to sel and other need to sell. From the buyer side, home buyers want to know what a home is worth so they know what to offer. The key is to acknowledge that value in a buyers eyes may be different from a value in a home owners eyes. Here in the MANCHESTER NH. area, we are one … (9 comments)

top: How many BUYERS does it take to SELL a Home? - 02/17/14 05:44 AM
How many Buyers should you let see a home before you accept an offer? That was the question of the weekend for a new listing. To set the scene a new listing hits the market. They ask for a few days to get the home ready before showings can start. I( have buyers ready, willing and able to buy in this very neighborhood. The home was listed at the higher end of the market value based on the homes the same age , same size and all in the same neighborhood. With a shortage of homes listed for sale in … (16 comments)

top: Where can you find GOLD in New Hampshire? - 02/15/14 05:49 AM
The USA has Gold fever and buyers and Investors from around the country want to know where they can get their share of the gold. NH may not be known for Gold Mines but we do have some wonderful Diamonds. Home buyers are following the lead of Investors and heading to the MANCHESTER NH. area for a bountiful supply of "Diamonds in the rough". With no income or sales tax tax, affordable sales prices and how much you can get for your dollar. The Investor market has flourished the last 5 years. Now buyers looking for their owner occupied dream … (10 comments)

top: Can i use the buyer Agent commission as my down payment? - 02/13/14 05:33 AM
One particular Buyer asked if they skip using a Buyer broker, can the commission that buyer Agent would have earned be used as their deposit. Buyers are Looking for any way they can to take advantage of the ultra low interest rates by buying a home now. Some are misguided in the shortcuts they are looking to take. Here in the MANCHESTER NH. area and throughout virtually every state, it is illegal to pay a person who does not hold a valid Real Estate license a commission. In reality the Listing agent has to do twice the work when a … (8 comments)

top: HOW do you expect me to Sell your home? - 02/12/14 05:10 AM
Can houses really sell themselves? Simply put no... so when a Home Seller stays home to follow us around their home during a showing asking if i will be selling her home and asking the buyer if they will be buying was kind of irritating. We were her first showing in near 6 months and she is lucky we were there. the potential buyer was related to a buyer who i sold a home to in this popular MANCHESTER NH. neighborhood. Otherwise we probably would have over looked this home. You want to know why? The owner told me they … (15 comments)

top: HOW do i know if I can get a Mortgage to buy a Home? - 02/11/14 04:37 AM
One of the most common questions I am hearing these days is "Can I get a mortgage?" There are many MANCHESTER NH area residents who would like to BUY A HOME to take advantage of the Ultra Low interest rates and affordable home prices.

Why are some Buyers getting to take advantage of the Ultra Low interest rates and Buy their dream Homes while other Buyers can not?

It starts with their financing and ends with the quality of Offer they made.Some are trying on their own, some are getting little guidance from the agent they did hire, … (5 comments)

top: Do I have to tell a Buyer if i know something is wrong with my house? - 02/10/14 06:02 AM
What do you have to disclose and what can you hide? Asked a Home Owner looking to List their Home. I was interviewing with the owner when they asked me this. The correct answer is a seller has to disclose everything they know. They did not like my answer and told me another agent from a BIG company told they did not have to say anything. lI let them know that whether selling a home in the MANCHESTER NH AREA,. or anywhere, the correct thing to do is to disclose everything on the Seller property Information report.
 
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top: Is there such thing as the PERFECT HOME in a Buyers eyes? - 02/07/14 05:09 AM
Should a Buyer hold off Buying until the find the "PERFECT HOME? The answer to what is a Perfect Home" may be different to each person that answers it. The needs and wants of one buyer may not be the same as another. What is perfect for one person may not be for another. Here in the MANCHESTER NH area, A Home buyer had refused top put in an offer on ANY home they have been seen as they HOLD OUT for a PERFECT Home. Here in our area there is a Shortage of homes currently listed For Sale. No … (9 comments)

top: Is this the END of SHORT SALES? - 02/06/14 05:59 AM
Are we seeing the end of Short Sales in Real Estate? What is the trend? The answer will certain depend on what part of the country you live in. Here in the Manchester NH area we see a sharp decline in both Short Sales and Bank Owned Homes. This does not mean though that Short Sales will disappear for ever overnight. A Short Sale is simply a tool that Home owners who owe more than their houses are worth, can use to sell their homes at today's market value despite what they owe.
 
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top: Is it LEGAL for a Seller to pay 4% Seller concession to the Buyer? - 02/03/14 06:18 AM
What can and can't a Home Seller pay or credit the Buyer for? Last week I wrote about why Sellers should offer to pay Buyers closing costs? The phone and emails lit up but one question stood out. from a MANCHESTER NH area Buyer. How can it be legal for Sellers to pay concessions to a buyer?
 
 
It is a common practice and even recommended for Buyers to ask for a Credit from the seller at closing for their closing costs. There is however a need to do it right. A good Buyer agent … (5 comments)

top: Is it acceptable to ask a seller to pay closing costs in todays market - 02/01/14 07:06 AM
What should a Buyer do if they need the Seller to Pay closing costs? Are sellers still saying yes to this in this market? I like to inform all of my Home Sellers regarding crediting the Buyer for the Buyer's closing costs before we start showing the home. Here in the MANCHESTER NH area it is common for Sellers to credit the buyer with Closing cost. There is a HOWEVER and that is that Buyers need to realize with a shortage of listings for sale in most markets, Sellers are no longer accepting low ball offers and willing to give … (15 comments)

top: WHY are you wasting your time Blogging and what is Weltanschauung? - 01/29/14 06:18 AM
Some days get a little more exciting when other agents try to figure out WHY I am on Active Rain writing Blogs and leaving comments. It was their comments that i found more comical when he stated "You must be pretty slow to have the time to write a blog a every day?" He followed it up with why would you take time to leave comments for people in other states, what do they have to do with selling Real Estate in MANCHESTER NH? I chose to answer him in a blog and what a better way to introduce him … (34 comments)

top: Does offering a SELLING AGENT a BONUS attract more Buyers? - 01/17/14 06:18 AM
What is the SECRET to getting a Home Sold? Is offering a BONUS to the Selling Agent the key to getting a home sold? A Home Seller called this morning to discuss the sale of his home. It was listed with one of those big time national companies the last 6 months and still has not sold. He peppered me with question after question. He did not even let up to allow me to answer when he paused long enough for me to politely interupt. I asked him the address of the MANCHESTER NH area home he had FOR SALE. … (11 comments)

 
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One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Manchester, NH

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Address: pob 4783, Manchester, NH, 03108

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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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