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Five Things You Must Know Before Buying Portsmouth NH Real Estate

Portsmouth NH Real Estate

Five Things You Must Know Before Buying Portsmouth NH Real Estate


There are a few basic facts and statistics that everyone looks for when considering a move to a new city. At Tate & Foss Sotheby's International Realty, we consider ourselves experts in our market area,so we thought we would summarize a few necessary facts for all of you potential buyers of Portsmouth NH real estate.

1. Portsmouth NH Population

Portsmouth's population hovers around 20,000, but increases greatly during the summer months as vacationers flock to the Seacoast. It's a bustling city that still manages to maintain its small town feel, particularly for the locals who are here year round.

2. Local News and Activity

When it comes to local events, you really can't beat Portsmouth. We recommend new residents bookmark the calendars here, here, and here to stay up-to-date on Portsmouth NH happenings.

3. Downtown Portsmouth Parking

Even if your downtown Portsmouth dwelling comes with a designated parking space, it's good to know where you can and can't park your car for a night on the town or a day of boutique shopping. Portsmouth NHhas both metered parking spots and parking garages available downtown at very reasonable rates. There are also a number of taxi and car services.

4. Average Snowfall

Ski enthusiasts, rejoice! Portsmouth enjoys an average of about 50-60 inches of snow each year, and that's not counting the stuff the ski resorts makethemselves. Of course, as a homeowner, there's more to winter than skiing and snow angels!

5. Local Experts to Answer Your Portsmouth NH Real Estate Questions

When buying a home, particularly in an unfamiliar city, it's important to find a real estate agent who really knows the area and can answer all of your questions. Get in touch with a Tate & Foss Sotheby's International Realty agent today to start the search for your Portsmouth NH dream home.

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