New Hampshire real estate trends (May 2022)
How is the real estate market in New Hampshire?
🏠 Average home value: $433,627
📈 0.94% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $456,800
⏳ 34 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 2,096
📆 1.5 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 5.49000%
💵 Average income: 76768
State of the market: B+
New Hampshire’s market continues to stay active. Because of the below-value listing prices, homes are selling quickly, and a steady inventory keeps the market going.
*Data last updated May 2022
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 16 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $46,637 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.66%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.46%
How to sell a home in New Hampshire
- The Best Low Commission Real Estate Brokers
- Top Real Estate Agents in New Hampshire (June 2021 Rankings)
- 8 Steps to Selling a House in New Hampshire
- How to Sell a House By Owner in New Hampshire (2021 Update)
- 2 Best New Hampshire Flat-Fee MLS Companies in 2021
- 5 New Hampshire We Buy Houses for Cash Companies & Alternatives (2021 Rankings)
Cost to sell a home in New Hampshire
- The Average New Hampshire Real Estate Commission (2021)
- The Ultimate Guide to New Hampshire Real Estate Taxes
Buying a home in New Hampshire
How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Manchester: 1,255 sq ft
🏡 Concord: 1,245 sq ft
🏡 Claremont: 1,402 sq ft
🏠 Keene: 1,449 sq ft
- How to Save with a Home Buyer Rebate
- 8 Definitive Steps to Buying a House in New Hampshire
- The Best Time to Buy a House in New Hampshire
Investing in New Hampshire real estate
- Top 5 Best Real Estate Investment Markets in New Hampshire
- A Beginner's Guide to Buying an Apartment Building
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
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
New Hampshire resources
- New Hampshire Office of Professional Licencsure and Certification - NH Real Estate Commission
- New Hampshire's real estate license verification
- New Hampshire's real estate agent code of conduct
- New Hampshire's disclosure forms
- Transfer taxes in New Hampshire
- Home buying assistance programs in New Hampshire
Frequently asked questions about New Hampshire real estate
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.
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.
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.
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.