County and city-level offices maintain New Hampshire property records. The New Hampshire Right to Know Law provides public access to government records. Anyone can request and receive copies of most government records, including property records.
Property records in New Hampshire can help you research a home's history, find property tax records, and see previous sale prices.
The first place to start your research is the county clerk or tax assessor in the municipality where the property is located.
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New Hampshire property records can contain a wealth of information about a property and its people.
Here are some examples of the type of information you can find:
Each information type can give you clues about the property's history, ownership, and value.
New Hampshire is the fourth-highest state in the nation for property taxes. While there is no state property tax and no sales tax, the average effective property tax rate is 2.05%.
Rockingham County has the highest median annual property tax payment of any county in the state, at $6,293. Coos County has the lowest, at $2,963.
InfoTracer can help you with a statewide search to find New Hampshire property tax records.
New Hampshire has 11 counties, each with its Registry of Deeds office.
Belknap Register of Deeds
64 Court St.
Laconia, NH 03247-1343
Carroll County Registry of Deeds
95 Water Village Rd.
Ossipee, NH 03864
Hillsborough Registry of Deeds
19 Temple St.- P.O. Box 370
Nashua, NH 03061-0370
Rockingham County Registry of Deeds
10 Route 125
Brentwood, NH 03833
P.O. Box 896
Kingston, NH 03848
Strafford County Registry of Deeds
259 County Farm Rd. Suite 202
Dover, NH 03820
The county Registry of Deeds should have records of all property transactions, including sales and deed transfers. You can also search for this information on InfoTracer.
You can look for the contact details of the municipality where the property is located and reach out to them to request records. InfoTracer also has access to statewide property records.
Deeds are recorded at the county Registry of Deeds office in the municipality where the property is located.
You need to check the municipality's requirements where the property is located to see if there are any other deed restrictions. For example, you may need to file a Certificate of Good Standing from the county clerk to record the deed in some cases.
The State Treasury's Abandoned Property Division handles unclaimed property in New Hampshire.
InfoTracer can also help you search for unclaimed property across the United States.