New Hampshire Real Estate Market: Forecasts + Trends

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By Clever Real Estate Updated February 20, 2023

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New Hampshire real estate trends

Real estate trends in New Hampshire | Sellers | Buyers | Investors | The best and worst of New Hampshire | New Hampshire resources

Geographically, New Hampshire is a small state — but it has a rich history of leading the nation.

It was the first state to declare independence from England, the first to host a women's strike, and even created the nation's first free public library. Today, New Hampshire residents keep its trailblazing traditions alive by hosting the first presidential primary of the election season.

New Hampshire residents enjoy living within driving distance of mountains, lakes, and beaches. Its biggest cities include Manchester, Nashua, and Concord. Across state lines, major cities including Boston and Albany are within driving distance.

If you're thinking of buying or selling in New Hampshire, these New Hampshire housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.

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Selling a home in New Hampshire

New Hampshire real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 0 days slower than the annual average 💰 Homes are selling for $12,969 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.83% 💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.42%
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How to sell a home in New Hampshire

Cost to sell a home in New Hampshire

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Buying a home in New Hampshire

How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Manchester: 1,056 sq ft 🏡 Concord: 1,042 sq ft
🏡 Claremont: sq ft 🏠 Keene: 1,322 sq ft
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Investing in New Hampshire real estate

Best of New Hampshire

Each month, we compare locations in New Hampshire based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at levels of happiness and ranking the best counties in the state.

Happiest Counties in New Hampshire
1. Hillsborough County
2. Rockingham County
3. Merrimack County
4. Grafton County
5. Carroll County
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Worst of New Hampshire

Each month, we compare locations in New Hampshire based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at levels of happiness data. These are the counties that ranked the worst in the state.

Least Happy Counties in New Hampshire
1. Coos County
2. Sullivan County
3. Belknap County
4. Cheshire County
5. Strafford County
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New Hampshire resources

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Frequently asked questions about New Hampshire real estate

Is it a buyer's or seller's market in New Hampshire?

It is currently a buyer’s market in New Hampshire; however, the market is heating up for sellers. Homes are selling for lower than they are worth — but the increasing demand and dwindling inventory are causing listing prices to rise. Although this is the overall state of the market, each city and town has its own trends, which is why it’s still important to consult with a real estate agent to understand your local trends.

Is New Hampshire a good state to invest in real estate?

Yes, New Hampshire is a good state to invest in real estate, especially in a more populated city like Manchester. However, you need to first find the best neighborhood to buy in and create a solid property management plan for your investment to pay off. Check out our guide to real estate investing to learn more.

Is it a good time to buy a house in New Hampshire?

Now might be a good time to buy a house in New Hampshire. Homes are selling for less than expected, and mortgage rates in the state are low at the moment. For the smoothest transaction, work with a local real estate agent to help you find the best deal on the perfect house.

Methodology

Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, Bankrate, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.

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