Real Estate

Social Media Monday - Do you really want your friends seeing that?

Social Media Monday  - Do you really want your friends seeing that?

As an active Facebook user I am always conscious of what I am posting and what is being posted on my behalf.

The Best of Maine at the 10th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 10-12, 2012

The Best of Maine at the 10th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 10-12, 2012

The Best of Maine at the 10th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 10-12, 2012

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ROCKLAND, Maine—Passion of place is what the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show is all about. The best of Maine from across the creative spectrum will be gathered together at the 10th annual show on the Rockland waterfront, August 10-12, 2012. Beautiful boats, unique handcrafted products, and an eclectic mix of high-quality goods for life on the water and the shore will again be on display at Maine’s only in-the-water boat show and coastal lifestyle event.

 “I’ve always thought of the show as a tremendous party where the most creative folks on the coast share what they do with customers and other exhibitors.

Social Media Monday - Business Page Timelines

Social Media Monday - Business Page Timelines

 

 

Have you seen the new Timeline for business pages?

Facebook is converting their business pages to the Timeline that we utilize on the personal profiles on March 30.  Of course for those that can't wait they have released an early version.

Things to know.......

Real Estate Thursday: Maine To Receive 21 Million Dollars From The National Mortgage Settlement

Real Estate Thursday: Maine To Receive 21 Million Dollars From The National Mortgage Settlement

 

This blog is taken from the www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com website that goes into great detail regarding the settlement.  My goal was to get the information out to those that may currently be underwater on their mortgage as there are streamlined solutions in place to assist homeowners through the settlement.  This blog is not a full explanation of the settlement.

Real Estate Thursday - 2011 in Review

Real Estate Thursday - 2011 in Review

2011 was an interesting year in real estate.  I called it the year of transition.  Overall homes sales were up throughout the year from the year before.  It was encouraging to see signs that the real estate market was improving month over month especially in Maine.

The average sale price would remain unchanged or dip a bit over the 12 months but overall values were still competitive.

Real Estate Thursday - Benefits of buying in the winter and more

Real Estate Thursday - Benefits of buying in the winter and more

Benefits of buying a home in the winter

Typically, home sales are strongest in the spring and summer months; however, there are several advantages to shopping for homes in the fall and winter. Sellers are often more motivated in the winter and may be willing to negotiate terms such as price, repairs, and even a closing date.

Real Estate Thursday - Determining Value when Selling

Real Estate Thursday - Determining Value when Selling

A Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) is essential to determine the value of residential property.  Location and characteristics of the property are the key elements in determining value.