Porcupine Real Estate Blog

Posted on 04/21/2020
Investing 101: What to consider when buying an investment property
Investing in real estate is not just for wealthy individuals. In fact, starting a real estate investment portfolio is often the best way to build your own source of passive income and long-term wealth. And the best part? You don’t have to be independently wealthy to do it. Not sure where to start? We’ve compiled a list of...
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Posted on 04/21/2020
What does the pre-buying process look like? Let’s break it down 
Buying a home can be a little overwhelming - where do you even start? Fortunately, we are here with you every step of the way. We’ve compiled a list of steps to help you understand what you need to do when: Steps to buying a property: Get pre-approved for financing. We suggest going with a local, New Hampshire-based...
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Posted on 04/21/2020
Expenses you need to consider when purchasing a property
Many buyers, especially first-time home buyers and new-to-New Hampshire buyers, are unsure of what costs go into owning a home. Following are some examples of expenses you may incur when you own a home or investment property in New Hampshire. Single-family home expenses: Property taxes - Tax rates vary widely from town to town. Keep an eye on...
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Posted on 04/20/2020
What Does it Cost to Sell Your home?
If you're thinking of selling your home, you may have considered selling it without a real estate agent. Why should you pay an agent for work when you can do it yourself? Well, while you could sell your home on your own, you may lose out on some of the profit by not fully understanding the process or...
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Posted on 04/17/2020
Thinking of buying? Lenders just raised the bar on lending requirements for borrowers
The novel coronavirus found a new way to disrupt lives: starting this week, home buyers applying for a new mortgage with JP Morgan, the nation’s fourth largest mortgage lender, will need a credit score of at least 700 and will have to make a down payment equal to 20% of the home’s value. This is just one lender's...
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Posted on 04/06/2020
Best Home Improvement Projects to Complete Before Selling
Image by Hermann Schmider from Pixabay Are you planning to sell your home soon? Then this is the time to take care of those home improvements that will make your home more attractive to buyers. As a homeowner who's been through the buying process, you know how important it is to make a good impression. What you may...
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Posted on 03/24/2020
Costs Involved in Buying a Home
Many buyers have questions when it comes to buying a home, but one of the most frequent we hear is: What does it cost? Once you've negotiated the purchase and your offer is accepted on a house, you’ll need to provide an earnest money deposit. Another way to think of this is as a good faith deposit. The...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
NH Town Info
NH Town Info: New Hampshire Town Information NH Town Demographics Towns with no Zoning Taxes & Regulation Tax Rates by Town - compiled by the New Hampshire Dept. of Revenue Administration Population Data Starting a business guidelines Current Use Guidelines Zoning regulations by town: Auburn Barrington Concord Dover Epping Exeter Grafton Hooksett Keene Manchester Nashua Raymond...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Radon Levels by Town
Source: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Real Estate Maps
Source: http://brycenh.com/...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
In the News
Porcupine Real Estate In the News Slate.com Placemakers Episode 15: Live Free or Die (Porcupine Real Estate mentioned around 12:00) The Feed Grassroots America (Porcupine Real Estate & The Free State Project at 20:35)Financial Times The homebuyers aiming to make New Hampshire a Libertarian utopia Freakonomics Radio: Ten Signs You Might Be a Libertarian (Free State Project starts...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
Checklist for Pricing Your Home
You have decided to sell. But before you put the sign in the yard there are some things you will want to make sure you have done. Time spent doing research and setting the right price will most likely yield you a better return in the end. A home is only worth what a buyer is willing to...
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