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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By Descant
Not that simple.

Being taxed out of your home applies to any owned real estate, not just woodlots. Towns benefit from timber tax as well as property tax. The owner of a single family home in a neighborhood is more...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By Descant
REIT's are required to pay out 90% of income in...

REIT's are required to pay out 90% of income in dividends. In a bull market, this leaves little extra for investing in new properties and organic growth, so the per share value may suffer. The...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-14-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By Descant
Winnipesaukee Island Services

My neighbor on Welch did three buildings with Winnipesaukee Island Services. I know the price was 1/3 of what one of the others quoted, but I also know the one I use for other stuff is way backed up...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By Descant
whAt towns?

Did I miss the answers? The OP asked about which towns might have good opportunities, and we all went off about why we don't like real estate. : suspect, without doing my own research, that if you...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-13-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Descant
Consider putting it on a timer so you aren't...

Consider putting it on a timer so you aren't heating water 24/7.
Forum: Boating 10-13-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,110
Posted By Descant
Trading up from 56' to 60' is only two tractors...

Trading up from 56' to 60' is only two tractors and three lawnmowers.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-13-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,145
Posted By Descant
Last time we went, we were "country club casual"....

Last time we went, we were "country club casual". Ask when you call for reservations.
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By Descant
Unless you have enough land to hunt, snowmobile,...

Unless you have enough land to hunt, snowmobile, or harvest, land is pretty boring. I think I'd rather see something that lets me have fun with my grandchildren. A collection of pinball machines,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Descant
Indians !

In 2019, we spent the day (Nov. 10) at the Pequod Reservation and museum for their "pow wow" celebrating their history and culture. They were also, as great Americans, celebrating Veteran's Day, and...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-11-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Descant
I'll second Osteria Poggio. The Cupola is a...

I'll second Osteria Poggio. The Cupola is a little extra work for staff, so plan to double tip.

People don't think of it as often but a dinner cruise on the Mount or the Winnipesaukee Spirit...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-11-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By Descant
I re-read the thread. Still don't know where you...

I re-read the thread. Still don't know where you are, how many acres and/or how many trees. You need a logger or a tree service, not a sawmill. Try Courtney at Arbortech (603) 491-5183. He has...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Descant
Embarrassed?

If I were Harvard alumnus, I think I'd almost be embarrassed when I get the annual donate letter.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-10-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By Descant
How many acres?

Mostly, mills don't do harvesting. They buy from loggers who cut & truck for you. There has been previous discussion about "they get the timber and I pay nothing" but then you're stuck with stumps...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Descant
Deceptive numbers?

These private school tuition numbers may be a little deceptive, just like college tuition numbers. Tuition at Phillips Exeter is listed at ~$59K, but they have an endowment of over $1.3B and award...
Forum: Boating 10-09-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,341
Posted By Descant
Another thread?

I could (almost) swear there was another thread on these a few months ago, but no use on Winnipesaukee.
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 10-07-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,859
Posted By Descant
electric planes

There are several videos on youtube showing electric aircraft in flight. Coming to a small airfield near you.
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 10-06-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,859
Posted By Descant
What will that cost per gallon? What's avgas...

What will that cost per gallon? What's avgas cost now anyway? When I was flying, a long time ago, it was mostly local and i paid for an hour or three, fuel included, so I never paid much attention...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 44,497
Posted By Descant
Bias?

Christian Science Monitor beat them all for straightforward non-bias. They make the case for smallwe outfits that are not more left or right as suggested above. Unfortunately, the business model...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 44,497
Posted By Descant
Unemployment benefits

If you're fired for lack of Vax, can you collect unemployment benefits? I see a mix of masked and unmasked in restaurant staff. "official guidance" seems to be more confusing than helpful,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,351
Posted By Descant
In the 60's I worked with guys who had two jobs...

In the 60's I worked with guys who had two jobs and you could buy a rural house in Laconia (White Oaks Rd) for $6000. Proud folks who didn't want and probably would not accept welfare and all the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,351
Posted By Descant
Thanks for that link, John. To me this is a...

Thanks for that link, John. To me this is a north/south issue in many respects. Towns in the south are going to the state LCHIP program for grants to buy land which will then yield no tax revenue...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,351
Posted By Descant
NH tax trends

Close...There is a $2400 exemption, so not dollar one. The budget passed this year phases out the I & D tax so it will be gone soon. The Meals and Rooms tax was reduced to 8.5% as of Oct. 1, 2021....
Forum: Boating 10-01-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By Descant
Ice Cream boats have been coming and going on the...

Ice Cream boats have been coming and going on the lake for as long as I can remember.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Descant
When I click on the link, FB says no access...

When I click on the link, FB says no access unless you are a member of a specific group.
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 44,497
Posted By Descant
new hires?

Cable news over the last several days is that Amazon, UPS, Macy's etc are hiring tens of thousands of workers, signing bonuses, shift differentials, benefits, etc. The Cannabis industry employment...
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