Twenty Reasons to Live in New Hampshire.

Real Estate Agent with Alpine Lakes Real Estate, Inc.

1. Best license plate: "Live Free or Die".

2. Franklin Pierce – The 14th President of the United States. New Hampshire can claim one president, Franklin Pierce, who is consistently ranked as both the hottest and worst President in America’s history.

3. Mount Washington, located in Coos County, holds the record for the highest wind speed at ground level. The summit’s winds are said to be three times as strong as most hurricanes.


4. Sales Tax: New Hampshire has no general sales tax.


5. Personal Income Tax: New Hampshire has no general personal income tax. Dividends and interest are taxed at only 5%.


6. New Hampshire state law prohibits the use of eminent domain for private use or private development.


7. Capital Gains Tax: New Hampshire has no capital gains tax. 


8. Right to Revolution: New Hampshire's constitution is one of only six state constitutions that expressly protect citizens right to revolution (Section 1, Article 10).


9. New Hampshire offers the lowest tax burden as a percentage of gross income in the nation.


10. Small Business: New Hampshire is friendly to small businesses and entrepreneurs. New Hampshire is frequently among the top 5 in nationwide rankings of business-friendly states.


11. New Hampshire is the safest state in the country.


12. New Hampshire offers many private/non-government schooling options, including home schools, Montessori schools, Waldorf schools, religious schools, boarding schools, and traditional private high schools.

New Hampshire is home to 23 accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities, including Ivy League member, Dartmouth. New Hampshire also offers several trade schools. Schooling Options


13. Air transportation to and from New Hampshire is facilitated by 118 registered airports, 64 registered heliports, and 6 registered sea plane bases.


14. New Hampshire offers extraordinary opportunities for black bear, coyote, moose, white-tailed deer, waterfowl, and beaver hunting as well as deep-sea, river, lake and even ice fishing.


15: Varied Communities: New Hampshire offers an incredibly diverse mix of communities. Whether you are interested in living in a city, in the suburbs, on a farm, by the beach, in the mountains, or on a lake, you can find your dream home in New Hampshire.


16: Water Resources: New Hampshire offers abundant water resources. The potential for water shortages in NH is insignificant.


17. Outdoor Activities: New Hampshire offers outdoor activities throughout the year, including biking, bird watching, boating, camping, climbing, fishing, golfing, going to the beach, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, skate boarding, skiing, and snowmobiling.


18. Hiker’s Dream: NH is a great place for hikers, boasting 48 mountains with peaks higher than 4,000 feet, access to the Appalachian Trail, and numerous trails of various distances and difficulties throughout the state.


19. Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey is the 3rd most-hiked mountain in the world.


20. New Hampshire is a state with breathtaking beauty and scenery - the ocean, lakes, mountains, forests, rivers, picturesque New England towns, covered bridges, and historical homes.






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Lincoln, NH 03251



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Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH

These are some very good reasons to live here or own a second home in the mountains or Lakes region of our beautiful state.

  I love it here.!!

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