New Venue in Westbrook? Positive or Negative Impact on Home Value?

Monday, March 25th, 2019

New Venue in Westbrook? Positive or Negative Impact on Home Value? New venue in Westbrook? Positive or negative impact on home value?  Being a homeowner means investing in the town and community you live in. Staying up to date on events in your area is an important part of home ownership,as new construction of houses, apartments, […]

The Current 3 Best Places To Eat Around Portland Maine

Monday, December 17th, 2018

The Current 3 Best Places To Eat Around Portland Maine Kirsten Milliken The Marc Gup Group Keller Williams Realty   Before I give you a few of my favorite places to eat around Portland, you should know what you are in for…. Legend has it that Portland Maine has one of the highest number of […]

7 ITEMS TO CHECK BEFORE THE BIG FREEZE

Monday, December 17th, 2018

November 29, 2018 Pamela Higgins via Homekeepr Along with the provocative spending and lavish feasts that are hallmarks of the holiday season also comes the cold, the ice and the snow. Like those extra three helpings of stuffing at Aunt Linda’s have just derailed your diet, the coming weather is capable of causing significant damage […]

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 […]

One question we get asked often, as Realtors, is “How’s the market?”

Friday, March 10th, 2017

One question we get asked often, as Realtors, is “How’s the market?” Dell Scruggs – The Marc Gup Real Estate Group at Keller Williams Realty The housing market is always very interesting to me. As you probably remember, we had a significant downturn in the market in 2008 that qualified as a “crash”. It hit […]

We Can’t Yet Predict The Effects Of A Trump Presidency On The Housing Market, But One Thing Is Certain…..Life Goes On.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

We Can’t Yet Predict The Effects Of A Trump Presidency On The Housing Market, But One Thing Is Certain…..Life Goes On. Jennifer Sweeney We Can’t Yet Predict The Effects Of A Trump Presidency On The Housing Market, But One Thing Is Certain…..Life Goes On.  January 20, 2017, will mark the beginning of the results of […]

NEW DEVELOPMENT AWAITS PORTLAND WATERFRONT

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

New Development Awaits Portland Waterfront Erika Hanson 207.749-4413 In December 2016, the Planning Board voted unanimously to approve the master plan to redevelop 10 acres on Portland’s eastern waterfront. The project has been the subject of debate for nearly two years, due to controversy over height restrictions, building preservations and usage. The board’s job was […]

Moving to Maine!

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

MOVING TO MAINE! By Dell Scruggs 207.233.6213 Our youngest son has lived in Boston, MA (his wife’s hometown) for almost 3 years now and in 2015 our oldest son announced that he was moving his family back to Claremont, NH. We lived in Vermont from 2005 to 2008 and we visited Maine several times while […]

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 […]