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The New Hampshire Brewery Trail

Use our interactive Brewery Trail map to plan which donut shops you want to visit! Or click on Brewery List to view a list of breweries and their websites by region. Brewery List by Region – Recommended by Porcupine Real Estate’s beer aficionado, Dominic DeMaria Lakes Merrimack Valley Monadnock North Country Seacoast Upper Valley Lakes Region Vulgar Brewing – Franklin…

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The New Hampshire Donut Trail

Use our interactive Donut Trail map to plan which donut shops you want to visit! Or click on Donut List to view a list of donut shops and their websites by region. Donut List by Region Lakes Merrimack Valley Monadnock North Country Seacoast Upper Valley Lakes Region Brother’s Donuts, 426 Central, Franklin Goody Good Donuts, 235 Union Ave, Laconia Cider Bellies…

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Where Our Clients Moved From

Porcupine Real Estate’s clients have moved to New Hampshire from all over the world! Here’s a sampling of some of the states and countries where our clients lived prior to becoming Free Staters.

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The Pros and Cons of New Construction

The housing market has been tight over the last few years, and finding a home that meets your needs can be a frustrating experience. Several of our clients have opted to take the new construction route so they can get exactly what they want in a location of their choosing. Buying new construction isn’t without its pros and cons, though.…

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

Want to experience New Hampshire like a local? Join other prospective movers, their families, and FSP movers October 7-10th. We’ll have activities for everyone, from adults to families. Registration & Volunteers Please fill out the form to indicate your interest in participating or if you’re in New Hampshire and want to help out or host an event. Cost There is…

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The Current Use Program in New Hampshire

For many Free Staters, one of the most important features when looking for a home in New Hampshire is acreage. But the downside of all that peace and space to roam can be a burdensome property tax bill. But New Hampshire has a way to save on taxes if you own more than 10 acres: “current use.” What is “current…

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Porcupine Real Estate in the News

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 at 19:30,…

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Coronavirus Mortgage Relief: The Facts

Mortgage lenders, and the federal agencies that regulate lenders, are putting coronavirus mortgage relief measures in place to ensure homeowners have options if they’re unable to make payments. What do you do if you need to take advantage of these relief measures? Well, your first stop should be your lender or bank. It’s important to keep in mind that this…

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Why People Pick New Hampshire

We all know that New Hampshire is the Free State. But, when faced with moving to a new state, why, exactly, do people pick New Hampshire? Here are some reasons from movers to the Free State: great community and economy New Hampshire’s aesthetics and the state’s laws everyone is very friendly no income tax or sales tax income-earning potential was…

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