The Three Vital Goals of a Spring Cleaning

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The Three Vital Goals of a Spring Cleaning From our friends at “Homekeepr” It’s officially spring again, everybody and their great aunt Erma are abuzz with cleaning and organizing advice. We’re not sheep at HomeKeepr, but we figured it was important to throw our voice into the ether, just in case you needed a different […]

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 […]

Showing off your home in pictures

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Kirsten Milliken, PhD The Marc Gup Real Estate Group Keller Williams Realty November 27, 2018   Showing off your home in pictures. As a seller, one of your jobs is to prepare your home to be seen by buyers.  You want to make the best impression possible.  Some sellers think this means making the house […]

WHY WOULDN’T YOU WANT A PRE-LISTING INSPECTION FOR YOUR HOME?

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Kirsten Milliken, PhD The Marc Gup Real Estate Group Keller Williams Realty November 27, 2018 Why wouldn’t you want a pre-listing inspection for your home? Most sellers expect that potential buyers will have the home inspected after they make an offer.  But what if the home SELLER beat them to it? At the Marc Gup […]

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 […]

Keep Calm and Inspect On!

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Brittney Barr – The Marc Gup Real Estate Group Keep Calm and Inspect On The inspection process can be the most stressful part of buying or selling a home. The inspector goes through the home and points out every single flaw and gives a detailed 40-page report. That can be hard to swallow when you’re […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE BENEFITS OF HAVING YOUR HOME PRE-INSPECTED BEFORE YOU LIST

Friday, May 5th, 2017

THE BENEFITS OF HAVING YOUR HOME PRE-INSPECTED BEFORE YOU LIST By Jennifer Sweeney The Marc Gup Real Estate Group Keller Williams Realty What are the benefits of having your home pre-inspected before you list? When we’re getting our homes ready for sale on the open market we take great pains to present them in the […]