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What are some considerations I should ma
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The northeastern United States is one of the most naturally beautiful places within the Union. New England boasts tiny, family neighborhoods as well as famous long-standing large cities. The Northeastern…

What are some considerations I should make if…
What is a HOA? What are the benefits?
Posted 2 years ago

If you're looking for a home in Southern Maine, you've probably noticed that many houses here are served by a homeowners' association, or HOA. This is an organization that charges…

What is a HOA? What are the benefits?
When is the best time to list your home
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If you're thinking about putting your Southern Maine house on the market, you might be wondering if it's the right time to do so. If you're not confident that you…

When is the best time to list your home in Ma…
Understanding the new TILA Rules
Posted 2 years ago

As you look for a home to buy in Maine, you should be aware of some changes in the real estate world as of 2015. In particular, the TILA-RESPA Integrated…

Understanding the new TILA Rules
Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Maine Home
Posted 3 years ago

Spring in Maine is a time to get ready to say goodbye to the cold weather and welcome some warmth for the first time in months! But it's also a…

Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Maine Home
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Enjoy a Stress-Free Retirement in Portland, Maine

Posted by Veronica On August - 21 - 2017

Becoming a homeowner is a significant step in each individual’s life. It takes a great amount of planning, courage, and determination to take on such a great responsibility. Seniors, who are in the stage of life where they have to face retirement plans often come to the conclusion that, what once seemed like their perfect family house for four, five or six members, is now too huge of a mansion for just the retiree couple. One of the greatest stressors for pre-retirees to have to deal with is... Read→

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Smart Home Devices: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Posted by Veronica On August - 21 - 2017

Devices that let you control your thermostat, lighting, coffee, etc., are released on a continuous basis. If you’re considering smart devices for your home, navigating this ever-expanding market can be overwhelming. Here is a list of popular releases, highest-ranking to least, to help you decide whether or not it’s wise to invest in them. Amazon Echo Features: 10 Usability: 9 Design: 9 Performance: 9 Hand the keys to your digital life over to Amazon’s Echo. Echo’s sleek appearance fits... Read→

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Welcoming Marble Back To Interior Design

Posted by Veronica On June - 2 - 2017

Before granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, before everything was painted slate gray, marble was the go-to designer choice for those with taste. Walk into the right house and you’d find gorgeous marble countertops in the kitchen, shimmering marble flooring, and tiled marble backsplash. Of course, like all good things, the marble trend died out in the early 2000s. Until now. Over the past two or three years, we’ve witnessed marble’s glorious resurgence. Of course,... Read→

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Small Home Upgrades Worth Your Time and Money

Posted by Veronica On March - 28 - 2017

When it’s time for home renovations, most real estate experts prioritize bathroom and kitchen upgrades. These offer the biggest bang for buck, and instantly up the resale value of your home. However, these types of upgrades are both costly and labor-intensive. If you’re planning to stay in your home for at least another year, there are many other impactful upgrade projects that are well worth your time and money now, and will also return on your investment later. Here are a few examples: Replace... Read→

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10 Best Housewarming Gifts- People Actually Want

Posted by Veronica On March - 20 - 2017

While garden gnomes and embroidered napkin sets are nice, these gifts are not always usable for your friends. If you want your money and your friendship to stretch further, there are some gifts that pack a greater punch during a housewarming party. Here are 10 housewarming gifts that people actually want, use, and appreciate. 1. Personalized glassware Champagne and wine glasses are an inexpensive, yet usable gift. Take it a step further by gifting glasses that are personalized with names, initials,... Read→

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Portland, located on the Atlantic coast in southern Maine, is home to around 67,000 residents. The city is best known for its thriving economy, its colorful waterfront and port, its eponymous lobsters and its burgeoning food scene. Portland is neatly divided into more than two dozens distinct neighborhoods, each with its own unique character and personality. Portland Maine neighborhoods to consider 1. Arts District. Portland’s Arts District is centered along the upper portion of the city’s... Read→

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What Sellers Should Know About Green Upgrades

Posted by Veronica On October - 4 - 2016

If you are environmentally conscious, you may be interested in outfitting your home with green upgrades. Green upgrades can help your home run more efficiently and they can decrease some of the regular bills that come to your home. Performing improvements for efficiency will help decrease your utilities in a climate like Maine. Here are four things that you should be aware of before outfitting your home with green upgrades. You may need extra insurance If you make any upgrades to your home, it is... Read→

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Bidding Wars are Back in Maine

Posted by Veronica On September - 9 - 2016

The act of buying a home is already enough to make the average person break out into a sweat. The purchase of a brand new home is both exciting and nerve-wracking, as you will be expected to take care of and maintain one of your the most expensive possessions. Before you even get the home, you will have to go through the offer and acceptance portion of home buying. It is important to note that bidding wars are up in Maine and are a major cause of anxiety for home buyers. Here is what you need to... Read→

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Top 5 DIY Home Skills You Should Know

Posted by Veronica On August - 19 - 2016

When you live in a house, you don’t have the comfort of knowing that the property manager will help take care of any repairs you need. But sometimes it’s nice to not have to call someone for help and then wait for the handyman to arrive. If you want to feel fairly self-sufficient as a homeowner in Maine, it’s time to make sure you know these basic home skills. 1. Patch a hole in the wall Over time, the walls of your home can acquire scratches, nicks, and even holes. It’s... Read→

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New Construction. Advice for going this route?

Posted by Veronica On August - 2 - 2016

One of the best points of Maine rest estate is that nice plots of land are abundant. In suburban, city, and rural areas, you can find the perfect plot of real estate to place a home. Going with a new construction home can have its pitfalls. Here is some advice for Maine homeowners who may be interested in purchasing a new construction. Established, new build option: Be sure the project is completed and quickly If you are purchasing a home in a brand new real estate development, you need to be sure... Read→

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