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Letting go can show more strength than hanging on

One day a philosophy professor walked into her classroom while holding a drinking glass filled with clear liquid. She stood silently in front of the classroom until all student chatter subsided. Then she posed a question to her class: “How heavy is this glass of water I’m holding?” Students gave guesses ranging from eight ounces …

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NH Town Assessments

Assessment? Appraisal? Opinion of Value? If you have ever tried to determine what a property is “worth”, you’ve heard these terms. What‘s the difference? Which …

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Selling and Buying Waterfront Part II – The Second Home

In the last installment I brought up some important ways that waterfront properties here in the Lakes Region of NH are different from other properties …

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The 5th Annual New England Pond Hockey Classic in Meredith, a huge success!

This weekend I was fortunate enough to experience this amazing event in the scenic-resort town of Meredith. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, about 270 teams competed …

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Snowmobile Season is Here in the Lakes Region!

What a surprise! The Lakes Region is off to one of the best starts in recent years with all the recent snow and frigid conditions. …

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Roche Realty Group Reports Sales in Excess of $100 Million for 2013

MEREDITH—Roche Realty Group, Inc. with offices in Meredith and Laconia, has reported sales volume in excess of $100 million for the 12 months ended December …

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All invited Saturday Jan 4th to Celebrate John Ganong’s Anniversary

Heart transplant recipient marks third year of his new life with a Celebrity Bartender Benefit. Come one come all to the Celebrity Bartender Benefit being …

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Retire to NH: Give yourself the gift that gives back!

With the holidays closing in fast, I have an idea that will please many on your gift list and most especially you. Retire to New …

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Samoset on Lake Winnipesaukee

Samoset Condominiums: Waterfront Living on Winnipesaukee

For individuals looking for an attractive water access community on the “big lake”, Samoset Condominiums offers an ideal central location. Located in Gilford NH, the …

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Village at Winnipesaukee, Laconia, NH

Village at Winnipesaukee – Lakes Region, NH Condominiums

Do you often vacation in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire? Have you ever considered buying real estate in the area? Centrally located in the …

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Yikes! I’ve got a plumbing leak with water damage. Here’s what to do…

With all of the second homes and vacation properties throughout the Lakes Region, water damage can strike at any time and sometimes can be a …

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Meredith Neck Sales 2013

Year to date November 1, 2013: 31 homes have changed hands here on Meredith Neck. Being in the real estate business and and having lived …

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Selling and Buying Waterfront Property

Waterfront property here in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is the crown jewel of real estate. Our lakes are clean, clear, and healthy and …

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PUB MANIA 2013 – Help raise funds for the WLNH children’s auction!

Pub Mania 2013 will take place on Thursday, December 12th through Friday, December 13th at Patrick’s Pub and Eatery in Gilford, NH. This year Roche …

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation – Advantages for Certain Types of Construction

I’ve been impressed at several recent installations of closed cell SPF foam insulation for residential construction. During one recent installation our client needed to insulate …

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Gunstock Mountain Resort – 4 Seasons of Fun for Everyone

Right here in the heart of the Lakes Region, we are fortunate to have Gunstock Mountain Resort. Known for its downhill and Nordic winter skiing, …

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A beautiful day on Squam Lake

“FANTASTIC is the only word that qualifies for a beautiful day on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH. Fall kayaking on this pristine and quiet lake …

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Update on Lake Winnipesaukee Waterfront Sales

We’re approaching the end of the third quarter for 2013 and I thought it would be appropriate to give a brief update on the status …

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Highest vs. Best Use: Valuation of Land & Commercial Development

The standard used to evaluate and measure land use and commercial development has always been “What is the “highest and best” use of the site. …

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Labor Day Already?!

Well we’ve done it again – gone through another summer season. This one seemed really short, or is it really true that time goes by …

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Concert in Memory and Celebration of Joe Droukas Raises Money for Make-A-Wish NH

Gilford—On Sunday, August 25th a large gathering of family, friends, and musician friends enjoyed a day of music, memories, and laughter in celebration of Joe …

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Gilford Old Home Day—A Huge Success!

Gilford—On Saturday, August 24th the town of Gilford, NH hosted the 94th annual Gilford Old Home Day. It was an absolutely perfect, bright, sunny day …

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Roche Realty Group sales volume jumps 56% year-to-date

MEREDITH – “For the first 7 months of 2013 Roche Realty Group, Inc. experienced a 56% increase in total sales volume compared to the same …

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“Love the Lake” Dinner Dance Cruise – 8/11/13

Love the Lake! Dinner Dance Cruise Fundraiser on the M/S Mt. Washington (Lake Winnipesaukee) August 11, 3013 – 5:30-8:30 pm. Lake Winnipesaukee is one of …

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Free Low Impact Landscape Workshop – July 20th, 2013 – Tuftonboro, NH

Tuftonboro, NH: A free workshop will be offered to teach participants ways to beautify their properties while protecting the water quality of our lakes, ponds …

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Checklists

The best salespeople have one characteristic in common. It’s taught in every sales training program and hammered into their psyche from day one. It’s so …

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2013 Lakes Region Household Hazardous Waste Collections

July 27 & August 3, 2013 – (Both days fall on a Saturday) – Please take steps to respect our environment and avoid contamination though the …

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The Magic Price

When you list your home for sale it’s important to understand what it will take to get it sold and how that process works. For …

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Alan Silberberg Joins Roche Realty Group, Inc.

Meredith, NH – Frank Roche, president of Roche Realty Group, Inc., with offices in Meredith and Laconia, NH, has announced that Alan Silberberg of Alton …

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May Sales Report

The current market is showing signs of life!  Both the number of sales and the average selling price was up in NH in May 2013. …

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The State of the Market

The most common question I’m asked today is “How’s The Real Estate Market?” The most common answer I give is “Busy”. Last week alone, Roche …

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