Rent to Own properties in New Hampshire are increasing in value as the local housing market continues on its upswing. Lease option housing gives you a great alternative to traditional home buying that allows you to experience home ownership before actually buying the property while building equity in the home. You can also use the leasing period to take care of an financial issues that may impede your ability to get approved for a mortgage.
Live Free or Die
Home to endless mountains, lakes, and forests, New Hampshire is a haven for outdoors enthusiasts. Dedicated to a sense of personal freedom, the state's motto “Live Free or Die” can be seen everywhere from license plates to signs and beyond. Major industries in the Granite State include mining, high technology, manufacturing, and tourism. Population growth averages at about 0.3 percent annually. Job growth in New Hampshire continues at 1.4 percent and unemployment sits at 3.9 percent. For average income, the median household income is $49,467 and the median family income is $57,575 annually.
Portsmouth, NH Source: Troost Art PhotoThe Real Estate Picture in New Hampshire
Situated within easy driving distance of Boston, there are a lot of great budget-friendly options for homes in New Hampshire. According to Zillow the current average home value in was $220,000. Some of the most popular metro areas in New Hampshire are Manchester, Nashua, Concord, Portsmouth, and Keene.
Education School rankings are mostly good to average throughout the Granite State with the best schools concentrated near major metro areas. New Hampshire is home to notable universities that include Ivy League Dartmouth College, as well as state and private schools such as University of New Hampshire, Southern New Hampshire University, Plymouth State University, and Saint Anselm College.
On average, New Hampshire is very safe statewide. In terms of annual crime, violent crime affects 2.15 residents per 1000, while property crime is 21.94 per 1,000 residents.
Jackson, NH Via Bob Grant PhotographyCulture and Entertainment
New Hampshire has many fun points of interest for residents that include Mount Washington, Franconia Notch State Park, Story Land, Lost River Reservation, and Cranmore Mountain Resort. The Granite State is full of small towns and a lot of forests, lakes, and wilderness for plenty of outdoor activities.