Archive for September, 2016

Maine Sales and Values Up in September

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Maine Sales and Values Up in September In a September 22nd press release to the media we learn that Maine home sales increased 10.78% comparing August 2016 to August 2015. The median sales price (MSP) was $197,000 a 5.35% increase in that same time period. NAR reports existing home sales increased and prices increased nationally […]

Vacation and Snowbird Checklist: What To Do When Your Home’s Alone

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Vacation and Snowbird Checklist: What To Do When Your Home’s Alone It’s “that” time again when many of you head for warmer climes….or finally, you are getting that vacation you’ve dreamed of! Okay, maybe you are really only getting away for a week, but either way, you need to think just as much about what […]

LOOKING FOR AN ESTABLISHED AND EXPERIENCED TEAM TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR NEXT REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

LOOKING FOR AN ESTABLISHED AND EXPERIENCED TEAM TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR NEXT REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION? IF THE EXPERIENCE OF THIS TEAM IS THIS GREAT FOR AN AGENT JOINING THE TEAM, IMAGINE HOW GREAT YOUR EXPERIENCE WILL BE!      By Jennifer Sweeney – Becoming a successful Realtor is an exciting and challenging goal, but it isn’t […]

WHAT IS THAT BIG BLACK THING IN THE BASEMENT?!

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

WHAT IS THAT BIG BLACK THING IN THE BASEMENT?! Many of our clients from out of state are not familiar with oil-fired heating systems. They simply cannot get their head wrapped around a large tank in the basement filled with heating fuel. As a ME native, I’d never given the notion a second thought. As I […]

BE CAREFUL WHO YOU LET MOVE INTO YOUR HOME

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

BE CAREFUL WHO YOU LET MOVE INTO YOUR HOME – I recently had a client, who was in the process of selling her home, let a neighbor’s friend move into her house as it was on the market and while she was living there. He quickly has his girlfriend and their child move into the […]

BUYING OR SELLING A HOME? LET GO OF EXPECTATIONS

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

BUYING OR SELLING A HOME? LET GO OF EXPECTATIONS – (written in April 2016) – The real estate market has been CRAZY busy this year. In the last 2 weeks we listed 10 properties and 8 of those went under contract. With that said, the other 2 went under contract and the buyers for each […]