recovery http://nhpr.org en N.H.'s Economy - On The Rebound? http://nhpr.org/post/nhs-economy-rebound <p>Just many places across the country, the New Hampshire’s recover from the recession has been slow. Recently, though, many are pointing to signs of an upswing. Housing prices are going up, while foreclosures are going down.&nbsp; Consumer confidence is better than it has been in a while, and unemployment is now at 5.1% - 11th best in the country. But all is not perfect:&nbsp; many in the Granite State worry about high energy costs, the Affordable Care Act’s effect on business, and uneven progress in different regions of the state. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 42910 at http://nhpr.org N.H.'s Economy - On The Rebound? A Lackluster Forecast For N.H.'s Economic Recovery http://nhpr.org/post/lackluster-forecast-nhs-economic-recovery <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Although New Hampshire's economy is recovering, the outlook for the next several years is lackluster.&nbsp;&nbsp; That’s according to a <a href="http://newenglandcouncil.com/assets/NH-NEEP-May-2013.pdf" target="_blank">new economic forecast</a> released Wednesday by the <a href="http://newenglandcouncil.com/neep-may-2013-economic-outlook-forecasts-2/" target="_blank">New England Economic Partnership</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:10:36 +0000 Amanda Loder 38464 at http://nhpr.org Mixed Data on Housing Market http://nhpr.org/post/mixed-data-housing-market <p>New <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/rl_docs/housingdata/ForeclosureUpdate_03-07-12.htm">data </a>from the <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/">New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority </a>paints a mixed picture of the State&rsquo;s housing market.&nbsp;</p><p>288 New Hampshire homes slipped into foreclosure in January. That&rsquo;s a 22-percent decrease from the prior month, but still well above pre-recession levels.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 20:44:27 +0000 Todd Bookman 2355 at http://nhpr.org Mixed Data on Housing Market