Tag: New Hampshire

Posted on 02/20/2020
Homeschooling in New Hampshire
Several of our clients are homeschooling families, and we often get asked about the homeschooling community in New Hampshire. The good news is that it's fairly easy to homeschool here, and the many homeschool groups and pro-freedom State Representatives ensure that it stays that way. Our homeschooling expert and Team Porcupine Real Estate marketing manager, Amy Lowe, lived...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
One year in New Hampshire!
We have clients who move to New Hampshire from all over the country, and we often get asked what it's like to live here. We came across a post from a friend of ours, and are reposting it with his permission because, well, we couldn't have said it better ourselves. Thanks to Robert for permission to reprint this: One...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Fun for everyone in the White Mountains
Mount Washington is one of the most well-known attractions in New Hampshire, and is not to be missed. If you are in the area, and want to get more out of your trip, here are some of our top picks for attractions in White Mountains region: Kancamagus Highway is known for its spectacular fall foliage views. While driving...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Educational Experiences for Kids in Manchester
Sometimes, it can be hard to figure out where to go with your kids for an educational experience. However, in Manchester, there are plenty of options! Here are our favorite museums and learning centers for you and your children: - SEE Science Center - There’s a reasonable entrance fee of $9, and with that, you can access all...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Home styles in New Hampshire
Many buyers new to New Hampshire are unfamiliar with the style of homes available. Below are some of the more common styles you'll see here: Cape Cod - The traditional Cape Cod is characterized by its steeped, pitched roof and chimney. It’s typically a story and a half high, but some houses have converted the attic area into...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Weathering Your First New Hampshire Winter
New Hampshire winters can be pretty harsh, especially to those who've not experienced a New England winter before. Following are some tips to help you prepare & stay safe: During and after the first good storm, people will drive recklessly, so be sure to give yourself extra distance. Defensive driving is key. While not necessary, a set of...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Pellet Stoves vs Wood Stoves
In New Hampshire, many homeowners desire adding a pellet stove or wood stove into their home to provide another source of heat. Below you'll find the pros & cons of each. Pellet stoves are often cheaper than woodstoves, but this could become break even when considering fuel; pellet stoves run on pellets, while wood stoves run on chopped...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Driveways - Gravel vs Asphalt
Two of the most common driveway types in New Hampshire are gravel & asphalt. What's the difference? - Lifespan - Asphalt will last long over twelve years, while gravel will last about ten years if maintained well. - Maintenance - Asphalt requires maintenance, and it is recommended that a seal coating be applied every two years to ensure...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
White Mountains in New Hampshire with Kids
A trip to the White Mountains is wonderful any time of the year. Below are some of our favorite things to do there with young kids: Storyland is a fairytale-themed amusement park in Glen, NH. There are lots of rides for your child, some of which parents can go on, too, and Cinderella and Tinkerbell may make an...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Vegetable Gardening in New Hampshire
If you want to live off-the-grid, or just would like some fresh vegetables, it’s important to know what types of crop grow well in New Hampshire, the best plants for starting to garden, and when the growing season is for the crops you do plant. Most of New Hampshire’s soil is rocky and acidic, so before you start...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Winter Tires in New Hampshire
Especially during winter, having the right tires is very important in New Hampshire. If you live or travel on a road not frequently plowed or a dirt road, tires that won’t slip is a must. There are plenty of options for winter tires, from studded to chained to winter to all season: - Studded tires have actual metal...
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Posted on 02/19/2020
Locations We Serve
Team Porcupine Real Estate's service area includes the lower 2/3 of the state. See the locations in which we've had transactions below:...
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