New Hampshire Real Estate

by : Seth Willis Jr.

New Hampshire is always beautiful throughout the seasons. Life goes on a leisurely pace. The changing seasons transform the colors of the country sides into breathtaking tapestries of brilliant hues. There is always something exciting with each new spell.

Geography and Demographics

Canada on the north and Massachusetts on the south made this little state a gateway for some slaves fleeing slavery in America. The Atlantic Ocean and Maine lies on the west border and Vermont on the west. New Hampshire spans 9,351 square miles and is the third smallest State of America. The water area covers 382 square miles.

Hampshire has 10 counties and 10 large cities: Nashua, Manchester, Rochester, Dover, Concord, Keene, Portsmouth, Laconia, Lebanon, and Claremont. The 2005 population was placed at 1,309,940 in 2005. Like most states, New Hampshire has a mix of people - Hispanics, Asians, American Indians, whites, and blacks.


Manufacturing of fabricated metals, plastics, and electrical machineries is a thriving industry. The mountainous topography makes farming unprofitable. The State relies on dairy products, cattle, eggs, greenhouse products, and apples for its economy.
Lumber still continues to be an important industry ever since the first sawmill was built in 1631. Quarrying of granite is no longer widespread. In its place are steel and concrete. This development gave rise to the production of sand, gravel, and stone for construction industries.

Tourism is at an all-time high year round. During the summers, people flock to the beach, canoe on the lakes or hike the mountain trails. Lake Winnipesauke, the largest lake in New Hampshire is spotted with islands. The curving beaches attract tourists and residents alike. They can also visit Daniel Webster's birthplace.

During winter skiing enthusiast crowd the winter sports areas. In spring, people go rafting, climbing and hiking. People can also go maple sugaring. People can also go agricultural fairs or Farmer's Markets for the freshest produce during the height of harvest season.

The New Hampshire real estate industry is fast gaining. People love to have vacation homes in scenic New Hampshire. The New Hampshire real estate agents can give you listings personally or they can send it to your email. These New Hampshire real estate firms can find you the very place you want - a lakefront or beach house, an orchard, or a farm. These firms will be more than willing to give you accurate estimates and tax advice. The New Hampshire real estate agents are respected and are well versed on tax issues. Once the deal is closed, buyers are expected to pay additional fees to the New Hampshire real estate agencies.


The oldest and well-known university in New Hampshire is Dartmouth in Hanover. This school was granted its charter by King George III of Great Britain in 1769. Other colleges are:
University of New Hampshire (Durham)
Saint Anselm College (Manchester)
New Hampshire College (Manchester)
Colby-Sawyer College (New London)
Franklin Pierce College (Rindge)

There are also state maintained two-year colleges and colleges in Keene and Plymouth.