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The lifestyle of living on the seacoast

We know the differing neighborhoods of Portsmouth, NH and the greater seacaost area. We see the value of the special features and if it has walkablitiy to Market Square. We can help you find that special piece of vacation land, or help with a perment change to your deeded land. Our Broker, Derek Durbin is also a Land Use Lawyer, and has been practicing law here since 2000.

Averaging 7.12% for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage loan rate in the week ending Sept. 7, 2023 is actually a drop for the second week in a row, according to Freddie Mac.

According to a 2023 published report, after experiencing a consistent decline over the span of seven months, housing prices have reversed course and risen for the fourth consecutive month. The latest data from S&P CoreLogic’s Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, released on July 25, reveals that home-price growth in May 2023 showed a 1.2 percent increase, which is almost on par with the 1.3 percent growth seen in both March and April.

There is increasing interest in the future of housing prices, given their unexpected rise over the past two decades. Despite a long-standing belief in a potential downturn, financial circles are now leaning towards the idea that we may be entering a real estate downturn. The focus has shifted from whether prices will drop to how far they might decline.

The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, which tracks home prices based on repeat-sales data, indicates a historical trend towards a baseline value of 100, as housing prices are influenced by household income and purchasing power.

It’s worth noting the 2008 housing bubble, a significant financial event. Unlike typical bubble bursts, housing prices did not collapse during that period. Especially your investments on the seacoast, they stayed steady.

Considering the current market in relation to the 2008 bubble, there may still be room for prices to adjust downward.

5 Simple Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Real estate offers a wealth of investment opportunities for individuals looking to diversify their portfolios. There are several straightforward ways to invest in the real estate market, each with its own set of pros and cons. Here are five key approaches to consider:

  1. Rental Properties: Owning rental properties can provide a steady stream of income and potential property appreciation. However, managing tenants and dealing with vacancies can be demanding until you have built up wealth to hire a management company.

  2. Real Estate Investment Groups (REIGs): REIGs offer a hands-off approach to real estate investing, allowing individuals to own a share of rental properties without direct management responsibilities.

  3. House Flipping: This strategy involves purchasing undervalued properties, renovating them, and reselling them for a profit. It requires experience and market knowledge.

  4. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs): REITs function like dividend-paying stocks, providing investors with exposure to nonresidential properties such as malls and office buildings.

  5. Online Real Estate Platforms: Investors can participate in larger real estate deals through crowdfunding platforms, diversifying their investments with less capital.

Before diving into any real estate investment, it’s essential to assess the level of risk and potential rewards, ensuring that it aligns with your financial goals and risk tolerance. Appreciate the significance of hiring a financial advisor to be by your side.

The world’s top real estate investors have achieved their fortunes through various paths. Some have inherited family businesses and grown them into massive real estate conglomerates. Others started small and seized opportunities in developing regions, capitalizing on changing market conditions to expand their portfolios. Several investors entered the real estate sector after successful careers in other industries, leveraging their expertise and resources to build lucrative ventures.

These billionaires have demonstrated a keen understanding of market trends, made strategic acquisitions, and ventured into different sectors within real estate development. There are four main money-making strategies for real estate investors: buying properties and waiting for them to appreciate in value, renting out properties to tenants or businesses to generate cash flow, investing in residential properties, and getting involved in real estate projects or other work within the industry.

One profitable approach for real estate investors is subdividing land they own and building rentals on it. Subdivision involves dividing a larger piece of property into smaller plots, which can then be developed individually. By creating multiple lots, investors can build rental properties, such as apartments or townhouses, on each plot. This strategy not only increases the potential rental income but also maximizes the land’s value by making the most efficient use of available space.

Building rentals on subdivided land allows investors to diversify their rental portfolio and cater to various market segments. Additionally, it provides the opportunity to capitalize on the growing demand for housing in specific areas.

However, this strategy requires careful planning and adherence to local zoning regulations and building codes. Investors need to conduct thorough market research to ensure that there is a demand for rental properties in the chosen location and that the potential rental income justifies the investment.

In conclusion, successful real estate investors utilize different strategies to build their fortunes, such as strategic acquisitions, rental income generation, and involvement in real estate projects. Subdividing land and building rentals on it is one approach that can prove lucrative, but it demands meticulous planning and adherence to local regulations to ensure a successful and profitable venture.

As Realtors with niche backgrounds in land use, new construction, commercial and resales, we are here to assist you in achieving success. Our expertise in land use enables us to identify the most suitable properties for your investment goals, taking into account zoning regulations, development potential, and long-term growth prospects. With our guidance, you can make informed decisions and avoid any legal or regulatory hurdles that might impede your real estate ventures.

Additionally, our knowledge in new construction provides valuable insights into the development process. We will support you throughout the intricacies of moving projects through the city planning boards, from selecting reputable developers to contractors and architects to navigating the permit and approval process. Whether you’re interested in residential or commercial properties, we will leverage our experience to help you optimize your investments.

With us as your strategic partners, you can maximize the potential of your real estate ventures and confidently move towards long-term success in the ever-changing real estate market.

Our mission is to provide the best and most supportive, personal real estate company in the Seacoast. Each agent has a specialty in the vast industry of Land and home ownership. We aim to cater to and strive to be a strong and reliable partner for our customers.

Our Company Manifesto

Service clients with integrity. Focus on the relationship we will build first, sometimes quickly, deliver results tailored to your needs. We focus on you, not our bottom line numbers. Treating people with respect will allow our consumers to speak volumes about our credibility to their friends and neighbors.

 

“People don’t buy what you do. They buy why you do it.”
(from Simon Sinek’s TED Talk ‘How Great Leaders Inspire Action’)

Generational Planning

Real Estate development, planning and zoning

Architectural Design

Understanding your homes style

Knowing your Lifestyle Needs

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Personal and professional transactions
Designed to service the seacoast of NH

What makes us unique...

...is that we are able to work with your estates needs applying laser focus on your land use and investment factors. While focusing on your families needs.

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New Construction Experience

With 5 years of building new homes with clients, we can guide you in your relationship with your builder.

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Design Experience

We can help you determine your floor plan (with your semi-custom builder, or architect) to adhere to your lifestyle needs.

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Integration into the Seacoast

Are you relocating to New Hampshire, we can help get you settled in a location that works for you.

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Trusted by consumers & industry professionals

Monique S. Portsmouth, NH

Our closings with Janet and Vizuluxe have resulted in smooth transactions for both buyers and sellers. Janet’s real estate marketing experience allots her the ability to promote property using multimedia approaches that are significant tools in today’s rapidly-evolving real estate climate. These characteristics, along with Janet’s concierge-level client service skills, make Vizuluxe Real Estate a progressive firm.

Millie M. Windham, NH

We want you to know how very much we appreciate all of the help you have given us in the short time we have worked with you. You are a super group of people, we are truly blessed to know all of you. So far, you have gone beyond our expectations for truly addressing our requests.

Paul & Joanne M. Windham, NH

Janet helped us purchase our new home from start to finish. Terrific communication and very organized. Painstaking took us through many homes while we tried to decide what design was right for us to build. Janet was very patient through the long process of selling our original home with another realtor, and when we were concerned that it would not sell fast enough, she reassured us that our builder was as patient as she was. I often still think of her even though we have been in our home for a year. She has left a lasting impression and we wish her the best in her future endeavors

Drew Goddard Copley Properties, LLC

Great talented & knowledgeable staff. A pleasure to partner with!

Debra F. Hampton, NH

If you are looking for a realtor who will go above and beyond the extra mile for you, it's Janet Bagley! Buying or selling a home for that matter, especially a new one can be scary and overwhelming experience, and Janet was there for us every step of the way. She is professional, creative, competent, responsive, experienced and lots of fun to work with. She is very detailed and helpful in every way possible to find you and help you create your dream house. Her design expertise and flair is second to non. You need to work with Janet whether you are buying a home or selling one, you won't be disappointed!

Tara L. Welsley, MA

Vizuluxe's work is crisp, clean and a pleasure to work with. They ensure each detail is met with diligence.

Donna S. Windham, NH

Janet is a highly professional real estate agent. I look at her as very knowledgeable, always there when needed and very caring.

Derek Durbin

Land Use Lawyer & Realtor Partner

Janet Bagley

Partner and Realtor

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Brandon Terry

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The Seacoast of New Hampshire

While our focus is mainly on the seacoast of New Hamshire, we are also located in the heart of Bedford, NH and the Windham, NH area.

Call today for a complimentary comparative market analysis of your home. Find out your selling power in today’s sellers market.

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Certified in New Construction

One of our Partner Agents, Janet, is a Certified New Home Co-Broker, and has been working with new home buyers since 2017 to manage and guide buyers through the home build process.

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We understand the need in today's economy to find your new home in a tough sellers market. We will adhere to your needs and find you the best solutions.

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Weather your an investor or a single family homeowner, we can help build your portfolio of asset(s).

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