Melanson Real Estate

Take a trip on the M/S Mount Washington!

Thinking about a trip to the Lakes Region? A cruise on the M/S Mount Washington is a must. With ports in Meredith, Wolfeboro, Alton Bay and Center Harbor for scheduling convenience and many themed Dinner Dance Cruises throughout the season. Fun for all and a great way to sit back, relax and enjoy. Click on the photo below to visit their website and start planning your perfect cruise!


The 44th Annual Smith River Canoe Race is Almost Here!

An annual tradition in town, The Smith River Canoe Race will be held this year on Saturday, May 19th at 1:15pm. Registration will run from 10am to 12:45pm that day at Albee Beach. There are 19 classes to ensure all abilities can participate. Residents and visitors enjoy watching from the banks along the river and cheering on competitors, many who have participated in the race for several years, now with second generation family members getting in on the fun. 

The race will begin at Albee Beach on Lake Wentworth, pass through Smith River to Crescent Lake, down the lower Smith River to Back Bay and then to Dockside, totaling 4 miles with a mild white-water stretch and 2 portages. Participants may contact Roger Murray at 603-569-5454 for additional information about this event. Good luck to all!


2018 Quarter 1 Real Estate Market Statistics for Carroll County

Spring has finally sprung! Let's take a look back at Carroll County's 2018 Quarter 1 Real Estate Market Statistics.

In Quarter 1 of this year, 162 single-family residential homes were sold in Carroll County. That's a 9% decrease from Quarter 1 of 2017. The median sales price showed an increase of 13.7% at $227,250 over a price of $199,950 in 2017. The average days on the market for homes sold was 123 days, down 15.2% from the previous year's average of 145 days. Here's how Carroll County compares to the statewide statistics.

Statewide, 2018 Quarter 1 saw a total of 2,772 single-family homes sold. That's a decrease of .1% over the previous year's total of 2,775. Median sales price was $260,000 up 6.1% from the previous year's price of $245,000. Average day's on the market in Quarter 1 was 85 down 6.6% from last year's 91 days.

Visit for additional information regarding real estate marketing statistics by county.

Inventory is low and buyer's are out there, looking for their first, forever or vacation home. We have been in the business over 30 years. Real estate is our profession and we have the experience you need to make a sound and informed real estate decision. Contact us today!

*Market statistics provided by New England Real Estate Network/NHAR


Make it your own on Mirror Lake

With your personal touches, this unique waterfront offering will be everything you ever wanted. Enjoy your private dock and beach on Mirror Lake while you take advantage of 4,500 square feet of living space and a 4 car, detached garage with extra storage above. Converting the first floor for single level living with 2 separate spaces above for family and friends is just one option. Looking for an income property? All units are currently rented. Don't wait, call or stop-in today to schedule a private showing and see all this amazing property offers.



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