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Turnkey Investing – Invest in the Free State from Out of State

Turnkey investing with rental properties in NH

Just because you can’t move to New Hampshire, doesn’t mean you can’t support the Free State Project from afar. We have many clients who invest in New Hampshire real estate, even though they don’t live in or plan to move to New Hampshire.  While it can be overwhelming to figure out how to invest in real estate when you don’t…

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Liberty-Friendly Short Term Rentals for Your Visit to NH

Liberty-Friendly short-term rentals in New Hampshire

Lakes Region • Merrimack Valley • Seacoast Lakes Region Plymouth: Spacious Downtown Duplex Merrimack Valley Concord: Historic Colonial Downtown Apartment Adventure’s Rest Hollis: Private Lake House Getaway Litchfield: Peaceful Woods Area Suite Seacoast Dover: Private, Secluded 1-Bedroom Apartment Plaistow: Linden Cottage

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Thinking of buying land? Read this first [Updated for 2023]

Thinking of buying land in New Hampshire? Read this first

We’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve heard from someone wanting to buy land in New Hampshire for recreational purposes, homesteading, farming, or building a home. While we enthusiastically endorse the idea of property ownership, there are some important considerations worth sharing for folks thinking about buying land What are your goals? Before you start seriously looking at…

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Buying a Home: Should You Stress About Multiple Offers? [Updated for 2023]

Buying a home: Should you stress about multiple offers?

Months of searching, attending open houses, reading articles about if you should buy a home, picking a lender, and viewing available homes finally paid off. You’ve found the perfect property in a nice neighborhood for a fair price. You’re ready to make an offer. Then it happens: you get the dreaded call from your agent telling you there are multiple…

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Want to avoid the intrusive paperwork when buying an investment property?

How to avoid intrusive paperwork with buying investment properties

If you’ve ever bought a house, chances are you used traditional mortgage financing, like FHA, VA, USDA, or conventional loans. These types of loans are great for the typical buyer. But if you’re self-employed, have low cash reserves, or just don’t want to deal with a lot of intrusive paperwork, these traditional financing options may not always be the best…

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Backup Generators In New Hampshire

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Backup Generators in New Hampshire

Whether it’s a Nor’easter, a hurricane, or even a windy spring day, power in New Hampshire can go out at any time. Many homeowners choose to have a backup generator for these unpredictable weather events, but is a generator really necessary? Chances are you won’t use it frequently and, if you have another heating source that does not rely on…

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October Real Estate Market Update

Single Family Homes and Condos After three years of a seller’s market buying frenzy, it feels like the overheated market is finally slowing down. Is that the case? Yes and no. We are still seeing a relative lack of sufficient inventory to feed the demand for housing units (both sales and rentals). The recent significant spikes in mortgage interest rates…

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Tax Breaks for Homeowners

Porcupine Real Estate believes that homeowners shouldn’t pay more taxes than they have to. Our agents are experts in finding homes in low-tax towns and fighting legislation that seeks to increase the tax burden on residents. So it’s no surprise that we are always looking for ways for our clients to keep money from Uncle Sam when they own a…

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Porcupine Real Estate’s Get to Know New Hampshire Weekend – October 7-10, 2022

Porcupine Real Estate & the Free State Project are teaming up to let you experience New Hampshire like a local. Join other prospective movers, their families, and New Hampshire FSP residents October 7-10th. You can view events by date, by region, or on a map. Registration Online registration has closed. If there’s an event you’d like to register for, email…

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