NH Lakefront Property Inventory Update: March 22, 2017
April 1 is the start of the salmon fishing season on Winnipesaukee and signals that the boating season is at the door. The lakes area is lacking inventory so quality homes are selling quickly. Don’t wait if you see a home you would be interested in.
My wife Paula and I have been helping you find and sell dream lakefront properties in the greater Lakes Region of NH since 1999. The waterfront market remains constant with retirement and executive buyers looking to find a cottage or home for their family. Buyers are looking for turnkey homes in move in condition, no painting, no flooring ready to relax in properties. Homes that meet this criterion even if priced on the high end of the market are selling. Click below for inventory on selected lakes!
In the lakes area we cover ( Ossipee- Winnipesaukee- Squam - Newfound – Sunapee – Winnisquam – Wentworth – Merrymeeting – Silver – Pleasant ) along with the other 250 smaller affordable lakes and ponds in the area.
The state currently has 388 lakefront homes available. There are 224 homes available in the greater lakes region right now including island homes. 51 homes are under agreement that should close shortly priced $200,000 to $9 million.
Popular Lakes by size ( Ossipee 3000- Winnipesaukee 42,000- Squam 6700 - Newfound 4100– Sunapee 4000 – Winnisquam 4000 – Wentworth 3000 ) homes start in the $550,000 range to well over $10 million for a luxury estate. ( Merrymeeting – Bow – Silver - Waukewan all 1000 acres – Great East Lake 1700 acres ) These lakes pricing starts are in the $500,000 range for a year round home.
Winnipesaukee: 108 current listings are now on the market 2 are island properties. Homes range from $399,000 for a seasonal cottage in Alton to $19 million. 97 Homes are priced over $1 million Sandy beach homes with sunsets are moving quickly. Call for details on pricing breakdowns or sales for the towns around the lake
Squam: 7 current listings most on Squam price $890,000 to $8.9 million Homes on Big Squam sell quickly call to get on our quick new home update list and current sales numbers.
Sunapee: This lake has it all, 11 active listings priced from $519,000 to $2.8 million. This is still the hottest market in the area right now. A combination of a spectacular 4000-acre lake and Mount Sunapee Ski Resort minutes apart sitting close to Dartmouth and Concord.
Ossipee: 8 active properties are listed, $209,000 for a seasonal cottage to $890,000 on the main lake. I think Long Sands Road has the finest views in the lakes region. Sunsets to spectacular mountain views of Shaw, Whittier, Chocorua, and the magnificent Mount Washington Ossipee, in my opinion, is the best value in the lakes region. Don’t forget to inquire about Silver Lake in Madison also, this 900-acre gem of a lake has some great homes available. â€‹
Newfound and Wentworth: Listing on these lakes sell quickly. If you are interested in this lake you need to call us now. Call for availability, no current lakefront homes are available. Condos are available on Newfound Lake, e-mail and I will send these out to you.
Winnisquam: Commuters from the south love this lake and homes sell quickly on the desirable eastern shoreline. There are only 4 homes available priced $490,000 to $574,000. The 2 homes in Meredith are nice homes.
Merrymeeting: Once you visit Merrymeeting lake you will fall in love with this 1100 acre glacial spring fed lake. The shoreline can be steep and rocky to level with sandy beaches. Beautiful mountain views. Currently 4 homes priced $289,000 to $799,000
8 Listings on some of the smaller popular lakes, Pleasant, Waukewan, Bow, Suncook, Halfmoon,â€‹
Freddie Mac says Mortgage Rates Will Keep Rising Throughout 2017
We have found buyers quality homes on Winnipesaukee, Winnisquam, Sunapee, Ossipee, Merrymeeting, Franklin Pierce, Silver Lake Madison. Call us we can find a lake home for you!
Other major lakes with inventory include Bow Lake, and Great East Lake. Visit our websites for a complete breakdown of lakes and homes available. Call for a sales breakdown on your favorite lake at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail
Lady of the Lake Realty
Contact Carl Sack or Paula Hinckley #nhlakesrealty
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Lady of the Lake Realty is a registered tradename of Lake or Ski Real Estate LLC Paula Hinckley broker