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What are some considerations I should ma
Posted 2 years ago

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
Posted 2 years ago

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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Understanding Internet Home Buying

Posted by Veronica On November - 5 - 2014

With so many people using the Internet today, it’s not surprising that more and more of them are looking for their next home through online channels. There are a number of sites that provide home listings, including the sites operated by individual real estate companies. Finding your next home can feel like a chore, but when you can search online and take a look at everything that’s offered in your area, it suddenly seems much easier. Don’t underestimate the power of the Internet... Read→

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What you need to know about buying foreclosures

Posted by Veronica On October - 8 - 2014

Buying a bank owned property can seem like a great idea. You can often buy them for significantly less than the market would otherwise require, because the bank wants to get them sold and recoup some of its losses. They may send the property to auction, or they may list it with a Realtor. Either way, you can get some great deals when buying a home that has gone to foreclosure. There can also be risks, though, so you need to make sure you know what you’re looking for and what parts of the house... Read→

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What to look for when shopping for Energy Saving Appliances

Posted by Veronica On October - 8 - 2014

Energy saving appliances can definitely be a good choice. They can cost a little bit more to purchase, but they’ll save you a lot of money in the long run. Energy Star requirements are mandated, so you know the appliances with the EnergyGuide label are going to save you money. They are also well made in most cases, so they last longer than less expensive appliances that aren’t energy efficient. An energy efficiency label is something to look for when you’re purchasing appliances... Read→

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What to do about mold – is it really a problem?

Posted by Veronica On September - 26 - 2014

When you’re getting your house ready to sell or looking at other houses to buy, one of the things you really don’t want to see are mold problems. With the cold Maine winters you might think mold can’t survive, but that’s not entirely true. There’s still plenty of moisture in the air throughout most of the year, and the interior of a house can stay warm and damp, even if it’s cold and dry outdoors. Mold cleanup can also be expensive, so it’s something most... Read→

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Historic buildings in Portland, ME

Posted by Veronica On September - 26 - 2014

If you’re relocating to Maine and you enjoy learning about history, you’ll want to consider some Portland Maine sightseeing so you can get a close-up look at the historic buildings throughout the city. The National Register of Historic Places is a good place to start your search, as it provides numerous listings you can use to explore the richness of Maine history. There’s always something great to see in and around Portland, and it’s a popular place for locals and visitors... Read→

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The Crisp Smell of Fall is in the Air

Posted by Veronica On September - 19 - 2014

When you live in Maine, there’s nothing like the smell and feel of fall in the area. If you’re relocating to Maine, fall can be a great time to do things outdoors and get to know your neighbors and your community before winter arrives. This short Maine activities guide can help you choose some Maine events that you’ll really enjoy, so you can feel more at home. 1. The leaves! They’re everywhere – and they turn the most amazing colors before they fall from the trees.... Read→

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Thinking of a Lakefront Vacation Home in Maine? …Here’s 4 Tips!

Posted by Veronica On September - 12 - 2014

Maine can be a wonderful place for a vacation home, and many people choose a lakefront option. Doing that can give you some of the best of what New England has to offer, since you’ll be so close to a number of outdoor activities. Here are 4 tips to help you find the best lakefront vacation home for your needs. Location is the Most Important Thing In real estate, they say the three most important things are location, location, and location. That’s very true, whether it’s your permanent... Read→

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The 5 Best Reasons To Retire In Maine

Posted by Veronica On September - 12 - 2014

Maine is a beautiful place, and many people love to live there. It’s also a popular retirement area. If you’re looking for a wonderful place to spend your retirement years, here are 5 of the best reasons for relocating to Maine. Golfing If you love to golf, Maine is the right place for you. There are miles and miles of coastline, and a lot of it has golf courses built along the way. You can enjoy the amazing waterfront views while you relax on the golf course. That’s hard to beat,... Read→

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Shopping for Waterfront Property? Ask the Right Questions!

Posted by Veronica On September - 5 - 2014

If you’re ready to dive into a waterfront property, you’ll want to make sure you ask the right questions first. Buying lakefront homes and land can be an excellent way to have a great vacation spot, or it might be a place to call home all year round. Whichever you choose, though, doing your homework can help ensure you get the place of your dreams in a budget range you can really be happy with. Too many people see a home that’s on the lake and in the price range they can afford,... Read→

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Put Your Toes in the Sand at Sebago Lake State Park

Posted by Veronica On September - 5 - 2014

If you’re looking for a great, cool getaway, Sebago Lake State Park can be an excellent choice. Maine has many lovely options for lakefront enjoyment, and the state park at Sebago Lake is one of the best. Since it’s open year-round and has been in existence since 1938, it’s a well-established place to come and enjoy the outdoors. Even though it’s mostly forested, there’s plenty of great shoreline to appreciate. There are both day-use and camping areas, so you can stay... Read→

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