Kristie Dinsmore becomes a Certified Previews International Agent


Program Certifies Coldwell Banker Sales Associates To Work With Luxury Properties

Windham NH, November 11,2016 – Kristie Dinsmore, of Coldwell Banker Dinsmore Associates has earned the Coldwell Banker Previews International® Property Specialist designation, according to Brad Dinsmore  Broker-Owner of Coldwell Banker Dinsmore Associates.  To date, only eight percent of more than 84,000 sales associates affiliated with the Coldwell Banker brand have been awarded this designation. 

“In addition to a performance based criteria on successfully selling luxury properties, Kristie had to complete a prescribed certification course to earn the Previews Property Specialist designation,” said Brad Dinsmore. “The course covers topics such as how to develop detailed market analysis for sellers of luxury homes and how to make use of Previews resources to implement specialized marketing plans that will expose her fine property listings to affluent buyers on a world-wide basis.” 

The Previews name was founded in 1933, establishing a luxury marketing legacy that spanned decades until it was acquired by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC in 1980. Previews® is a comprehensive marketing program designed specifically for marketing luxury residential properties to affluent buyers worldwide. Through the success of this initiative, Coldwell Banker® affiliated agents and teams are recognized as a global leader in luxury real estate. The exclusive group of certified Previews Property Specialists make up approximately 8.5 percent of the independent sales associates affiliated with the Coldwell Banker brand worldwide.  Coldwell Banker Previews International participated in more than 25,000 transaction sides of homes priced at $1 million or more in 2015. On average, Previews handles $133.5 million in luxury homes sales every day.

The Previews certification course creates a standardized education model to help the newest generation of luxury agents meet and exceed the expectations of highnet-worth clients. The course provides learning, networking, marketing strategies and mentorship, pairing the experience and first-hand knowledge of successful luxury agents with industry-leading resources. According to Craig Hogan, vice president of luxury for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, “the objective of the program is to truly distinguish exceptional real estate professionals who represent exceptional properties.” 

In order to participate in the immersive multi-day course, participating agents must meet strict production guidelines — “some of the most rigorous standards in the industry today,” said Hogan. Certification renewal is also required every 24 months, to ensure Previews Property Specialists are up to date on new technologies and additional programs, as well as current best practices. 

“Kristie Dinsmore has been affiliated with Coldwell Banker Dinsmore Associates for over 20 years.  She is an award-winning independent sales associate who has earned many honors over the course of her real estate career and sold over 12.5 million dollars’ worth of real estate in 2015.  Kristie resides in Windham, on Cobbett’s Pond.

Kristie works out of the Coldwell Banker Dinsmore Associates office at 115 Indian Rock Road, Windham NH and can be reached at 603-548-7230 or Dinsmore Associates has recently affiliated with Coldwell Banker. 



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    My First Listing with Coldwell Banker

    This is my first listing as an agent affiliated with Coldwell Banker! It is locate at 1 Iris Lane in Londonderry NH. It a beautiful craftsman style home and the interior it just gorgeous. If you would like to see ti or if you would like to have me sell your home, feel free to give me a call at 603-548-7230.

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    I am so excited that we have become a Coldwell Banker office. I am part of the strength and tradition of an iconic brand. The best thing is I now have some of the most incredible and innovative tools and systems to get my client's homes sold. I am so impressed by the people who support us at the Coldwell Banker brand and their commitment to the real estate business. Guy, Lude, Holly and Kate are truly beautiful people who have become family to me. If you're thinking about selling a home please feel free to contact me at 603-548-7230


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      Coldwell Banker Dinsmore Associates

      On June 30, 2016, Coldwell Banker Dinsmore Associates, officially opened in one of the most highly visible locations in Windham. We see this as a symbol of our commitment to provide the highest visibility possible for the listings of our home-seller clients. The Coldwell Banker system with its global reach in marketing, will provide maximum exposure for their homes.  We know that it’s only by being seen, that homes are sold.

      The Coldwell Banker brand is located in 47 countries with over 3,000 offices and generated over 225 billion dollars in U.S. sales volume in 2015. No other brand ranks higher. generated over 600,000 leads in 2015 and has the highest conversion rate in the industry.

      And the Coldwell Banker brand is the leader in technology, with initiatives such as CBx, which actually creates a marketing plan, by predicting the most likely location from which the buyers of your home will come from.

      Dinsmore Associates has been a recognized real estate leader in Windham for nearly 40 years. Our experience and expertise has guided thousands of sellers and buyers in making the best decisions possible during the process of selling or buying a home. 

      We had the opportunity to align ourselves with many of the national real estate brands. Only the Coldwell Banker brand met our standards for strength and integrity.  Since the beginning and for over 100 years, they have placed the needs of their clients first and foremost.

      We believe home-ownership is the bedrock of the middle class experience in America. The Coldwell Banker brand is committed to preserving this opportunity as one of its core values.  We look forward to sharing with you, the exciting benefits for home-sellers from our affiliation with the Coldwell Banker system.


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          WINDHAM NH: This Great New Listing will be available to be seen beginning on May 6th. Pride of ownership is evident throughout this home featuring a vaulted ceiling great-room with gas fireplace, kitchen with granite, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2 car garage. Plus central air and generator. Priced at just $354,900. Be the first to see this beautiful home. Give me a call for the full details and to arrange a viewing. 603-548-7230

          The Real Deal on Finding a Great Windham NH Realtor

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          When you find yourself poised to sell your home, there’s no more important initial step than seeking out a great Windham NH Realtor® to round out your team. Without even thinking about it, everyone automatically knows that they want a real estate professional with the technical experience, communication skills, and local knowledge that such serious business requires. It also won’t hurt if your Realtor has bottomless reserves of energy and a positive attitude to match—as well as the sympathetic human traits that makes them a pleasure to work with.

          There are lots of conventional channels that make it easy to identify perfectly well-qualified Windham Realtors (and we are lucky to have many talented ones here in the area)—but when you’re looking for the one who will sync with you and your ultimate goals, that level of rapport will most likely take an extra proactive step or two to secure.

          Positive word-of-mouth is a good way to start, but it’s realistic to remember that the one making the referral may or may not share your priorities in a working relationship. You will be working together for a while, and depending upon each other to make some significant decisions—some of which could be made under pressure. When the team has good chemistry going for it, those decisions will come easier. A few ideas that people have found helpful in finding the right Realtor:

          Check out the REALTOR’S Web-site

          When you looking on a REALTOR’S web-site, check out the past performance pages, the reviews of past clients, and the focusof the message that the web-site conveys Even though a REALTOR will be presenting themselves in the best light, there are many indications of how the REALTOR will interact during the transaction with you.

          Check out a Realtor’s Open House

          This is a good way to see a Realtor at work. Whether you are buying a Windham home or selling your own, dropping in unexpectedly will allow you to listen to what they say and how they interact with prospects. Don’t hesitate to be upfront about your own situation: a great Realtor will be able to help other potential buyers and deal with you without missing a beat!

          Use Social Media

          You can also start conversations with prospective Realtors on social media to gauge how long it takes them to respond, whether or not they can give you detailed answers, and to see how they engage with other members of the public. This is a good way to tell if they use social media skillfully, building their brand while clearly valuing the people who interact with them.

          Consult with Other Professionals

          The opinions of contractors, mortgage brokers and repair people can be valuable, too. Professional people have an insider’s view of the Windham Realtors who work hard to get the job done efficiently.

           Pick up the Phone and Call

          Just pick up the phone and call to introduce yourself and to begin the process. Let the agent know you’re just beginning your search for a Windham real estate agent. This will allow you to see how quickly they return calls and how the interact with you during your conversation. Most agents know that you will be interviewing other agents and will be glad to speak with you.

          Of course, fine-tuning your choice should include doing the conventional legwork, too. Look at the Realtor’s listings, their track records, their accolades, where they live and their experience. If you have a house to sell in Windham, it really is best that the agent consistently sells homes in Windham. The rest is up to you. Needless to say, I hope I make it to your final cut!

          After Easter, Windham NH Spring Real Estate Season Blossoms

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          When the first spring day comes along (as opposed to the first day of spring), a goodly proportion of Windham’s residents feel the annual pull toward the garden store aisles. Even those who’ve stoutly resisted ordering seeds, gardening tools, or any of the other back yard paraphernalia the catalogs kept hawking all winter can succumb to this particular Call of Nature.

          Burpee, Scotts and Miracle-Gro shareholders can relax: spring has sprung.

          The Windham spring real estate selling season starts stirring, too, pretty much in lockstep with the appearance of the tulips. Whether or not the tulips have succeeded in poking up out of the ground, it’s a cinch that by this time they will have made colorful appearances on store shelves everywhere, just like the Peeps and chocolate bunnies. Unlike the rest of the early spring’s trappings, though, the spring real estate phenomenon doesn’t disappear from sight once Easter Sunday is a memory. In fact, it picks up steam.

          There are any number of explanations why spring real estate in Windham is always expected to ramp up. Part of the reason is the calendar. For families with children, if a move is going to involve a change in school districts, summer vacation is the least disruptive time of year for it to happen, so spring is the time to start house hunting. Part of the reason is due to the comparative difficulty of selling a home in wintertime: not only can foul weather make it harder to keep a home at its showy best, it also can throw a monkey wrench into property maintenance and the few cosmetic fixes that almost every home could use before it hits the Windham listings. The result is a certain amount of bottled-up inventory that bursts onto the scene all at once—and springtime is the single time of the year when that happens.

          This is especially true in Windham this year. The winter of 2015 was horrendous and put a crimp on market activity in town. Pending Sales of homes and condominiums was down 29% during the first 3 months of the year. So this year, there is both a pent up demand for buyers who weren’t about to go out looking in four feet of snow and of listings caused by sellers reluctance to list in such awful weather. Since April 1st there has been a frenzy on my listings.

          Then there is the automatic momentum effect. When you sell a Windham home, most families need to turn around and buy the next. The National Association of Realtors® tells us that the spring real estate selling season may actually be stronger than the numbers indicate, because many sales that really did begin “in season” don’t actually close until summer begins. Spring real estate as a phenomenon is “real” enough that you can’t blame them for lines like “Spring brings rain and flowers—and possibly extra green in the final sales price of your home.”

          The spring real estate selling season is indeed underway, so if you are planning on listing your own Windham home anytime soon, now is a great time to give me a call. It’s the best way to take advantage of the traditional boom in prospective buyers!