Real Estate

Ben and Shannon Jones join Badger Realty

CONWAY — Dick Badger, senior partner, has announced that Ben and Shannon Jones have joined Badger Realty as agents.
The couple, married in 2014, will work together on sales and listings.
"We're pleased to have Ben and Shannon join us," Badger said in making the announcement. "As we've seen, having a couple work together can be extremely good for business."

Property of the Week: Chocorua classic with potential

Right in the center of picturesque Chocorua Village, you will find this 1860s home just waiting for your ideas. As you approach the house, located at 1499 Chocorua Road in Tamworth, you will enjoy its setting behind the split rail fence and post lanterns. This home, on the banks of the Chocorua River, has been utilized as an inn, as well as a family home.


Jason Robie: Finally family focuses

By Jason Robie

Well, we have finally decided to grow our family. We have arrived at that point where the 32-ounce French press coffee maker is not quite big enough for those weekend mornings. We have upgraded to the 50-ounce coffee maker so we can both enjoy a second mug of coffee on those lazy Saturdays. OK, in reality she now gets three mugs and I still just have one.

While we are very fortunate to live in this amazing part of the country, it turns out there is more to buying a home than hundreds of miles of hiking trails. I actually wasn't sure what else there could be so I did a little digging. If you are house hunting with ankle-biters in tow, here are a few things to bear in mind during the search.

Jason Robie: Helpful hibernation

By Jason Robie
'Tis the season ... to hibernate! In case you haven't checked the forecast, although we aren't approaching those inevitable nostril-freezing temperatures, it's going to be chilly this weekend. I can't think of a better excuse to make some chili and watch a fantastic football game.
I also find the winter months to be perfect for checking off a few items on my "to-do" list inside the home. I love being outdoors and, as you know, love the winter. But, there are some weekends when holing up in the house is just what the doctor ordered. This week, I'd like to offer a few suggestions on how to keep yourself busy and actually tackle projects that will help your home.