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How can opportunity zones help me avoid taxes?

An opportunity zone is a designation from the federal government given to certain economically distressed areas throughout the United States, with the goal of encouraging investment and development in those areas. The program provides tax incentives to encourage those with capital gains to invest in low-income and undercapitalized communities. History of Opportunity Zones The designation was created as part of…

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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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Client Profile – Randy – Manchester

New mover Randy Clemens really brings the heat! Randy, who recently purchased a duplex in Manchester, is the author of The Sriracha Cookbook, The Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook, and co-author of The Craft of Stone Brewing Co. He is a graduate of the California School of Culinary Arts and a BJCP Recognized Beer Judge. When not writing for randyclemens.com or Los Angeles magazine, he can…

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Client Profile – Sylvain & Merav – Manchester

Merav & Sylvain Yaakov are early movers making a difference. Having moved from Boulder, Colorado over 5 years ago, Merav & Sylvain wasted no time in jumping in and becoming super activists. Not only do they attend many move-in parties and all of the major Free State Project events, but Merav was also the lead organizer of Liberty Forum 2015…

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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 the hands-on science-centered activities,…

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Client Profile: Mike & Debbie – Manchester

Porcupine Real Estate clients Mike & Debbie had been entertaining the idea of moving to the Free State for a few years.  Mike’s best friend & Army buddy, Jess Edwards, had been sending him information on the Free State Project and reasons why they should make the move. After reading more about the FSP and talking with Jess, Mike &…

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