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Archive for February, 2014

Tips for Understanding Terms Used in Maine Real Estate Listings

Posted by Veronica On February - 11 - 2014

Real estate shopping can be a high-stress time. Looking for your home, whether it be a starter home or your forever property will take a lot of time and energy. Searching for a home will also be a learning experience. If you are looking for a house in the Greater Portland Area or Sebago Lake […]

Buying a Multi-Unit in Maine

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

Build your nest egg and net worth by investing in a multi-unit building. Unless you are a commercial investor, most folks buy residential multi-unit buildings. A multi-unit building is more than one family residing in the same building and can be a duplex or a 10 unit complex. Before you buy, there are some important […]

Real Estate Questions Answered

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

If you have missed any of our weekly segments, click below to listen to the last couple of weeks where we have been answering the real estate questions asked by our viewers & listeners! If you have a question, please feel free to comment below! We will answer you here and may even air the […]

How Reverse Mortgages Work

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

Reverse Mortgages are programs designed to enable senior homeowners 62 years and older to convert part of their home equity into cash. They can do this without having to sell their home or give up the title. Seniors do not have to take on any new mortgage payments either. Instead of making monthly payments to […]

How to Be A Smart Home Buyer

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

Buying a home is a BIG deal, it is probably going to be the biggest investment in your life so why would you even think about buying a home and not doing your research or going into the process haphazardly? Talk to a lender. If you are serious about purchasing a home the first thing […]

Simple Tips for Better Home Showings

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

Home buying is primarily based on emotions. Sellers should capitalize on this in every possible way. Have a showing plan in place. Stage your home, clean it immaculately and do the extra things that make your home shine in the best possible light. If you are a seller, shoving a For Sale sign in your […]

Here’s a checklist of things that you should do before you ever list your home on the  market: Beautify your home. The cleaner, prettier, and larger your home looks, the higher the offer price will be. So give your home a makeover by doing such things as trimming your front hedges, cleaning out the gutters, mowing […]

Maine Condos vs. Single Family Home vs. Multi-Family

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

Single-family home: Benefits: A single-family home may be spacious or small, but generally offers more than one bedroom and bathroom and some sort of outdoor space. Unless you are in a private community, single-family homes do not come with homeowners association (HOA) fees and you can choose the exterior design and style of landscaping. This […]

Myths & Misconceptions in Today’s Real Estate Market

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

Myth #1: Sellers should still price their home higher than market value to allow for negotiating room. Truth: Pricing too high is a big mistake. If your home is overpriced in this current market, then agents showing your home might use your property to sell one of the other properties currently listed and in competition […]

Maine Short Sales, REOs, Foreclosures and Distressed Properties

Posted by Veronica On February - 10 - 2014

Short Sale: These homes are offered for sale by the owner but because they do not anticipate getting a high enough sale price to pay off their mortgage, the bank that holds the mortgage (the lien holder) must approve of any deal. You will frequently see these advertised as “third party approval required” or “lien […]

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