Hey, Siri, Shut the Shades! Smart Blinds for Homeowners

Monday, May 13th, 2019

February 25, 2019 Pamela Higgines The Marc Gup Group From Homekeepr Hey, Siri, Shut the Shades! Smart Blinds for Homeowners! It seems that everything is getting smarter these days. You’ve got your basic smartphone, your smart security system, your smart speakers and even smart refrigerators. It should come as no surprise that someone managed to […]

Is a Rental Income Property For You?

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Is a Rental Income Property For You? Brittney Barr The Marc Gup Real Estate Group Keller Williams Realty Owner occupied rentals are an option I’ve seen many buyers contemplate. It sounds great right? Live on one side of a duplex, rent out the other side and have renters pay your mortgage. This can be a […]

Help Buyers Fall For Your Home In Autumn

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Kirsten Milliken – The Marc Gup Group at Keller Williams Help Buyers Fall For Your Home In Autumn   Many Mainers live for the 10 weeks of summer we get from June to August. The weather is sunny, warm, and conducive to enjoying time enjoying the spectacular natural beauty of our state. It’s also a […]

Green Homes

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

By Pamela Higgins The Marc Gup Group Shared from her “Homekeepr” app   Green homes are becoming a really big deal these days. Whether that means that an older home is being retrofitted with energy-saving equipment or a brand spanking new one is growing up green, it is apparently much easier to be green than […]

Winning in Multiple Offer Situations

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Winning in Multiple Offer Situations Brittney Barr The Marc Gup Real Estate Group Keller Williams Realty Winning in multiple offer situations. Buying and selling and home can be a very emotional experience. For the seller, a house holds emotional ties and memories. For a buyer, the home buying process can be much like a roller […]

Timing is Everything!

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Timing is Everything! I recently helped a client sell a condo in Portland that she and her husband bought in 2002. At the time it was the perfect place for them. As their family expanded (kids and pets), they outgrew the space and decided to move to a house in the suburbs. They hired me […]

Upfront Homeowner Costs To Consider

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Upfront Homeowner Costs To Consider Budgeting for buying a home can be difficult enough when you’re just weighing mortgage options and a purchase price. But there are many other factors that go into the cost of home ownership. Some of them are one-time expenses that you’ll pay during the home buying process, while others will […]

Reconsider These Choices When You’re Designing Your Kitchen

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Reconsider These Choices When You’re Designing Your Kitchen…….. The kitchen is one area of the home that sees the most wear and tear. All the water, heat, and  food spills add up quickly so it’s important to focus on quality and lasting appeal when you’re choosing materials for a kitchen remodel. Here are a few […]

SELLING A HOME IS A PROCESS!

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

SELLING A HOME IS A PROCESS…. The real estate market has been booming. As I write this, I have 14 properties under contract scheduled to close by the end of September.  Many of those listings had multiple offers on them and that drove the price up from the original list price. I’d like to share […]

Is “Impossible!” Really Impossible?

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Is “Impossible!” Really Impossible? By Dell Scruggs The Marc Gup Real Estate Group Keller Williams Realty   Is “Impossible!” Really Impossible? I have encountered several people lately who said to me, “I can’t buy a house. I just can’t afford it,” or “I can’t buy a house, because I have bad credit.” In reality, you […]