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APRIL IS FAIR HOUSING MONTH

April is the month when we celebrate National Fair Housing Month. In this month we feel grateful for the Fair Housing Act that was passed on April 11, 1968. This law was designed to protect Americans from facing discrimination in selling or buying houses. It is also a basic human concept, and entitlement for people.…
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Just Listed 24 Hammond Street Portland ME 04101

Welcome to 24 Hammond Street! This stunning multi-unit was built in 1894 and is located on one of Portland’s oldest streets. A hidden gem amongst the city landscape, just moments away from Back Cove, Eastern Promenade, Portland trails, restaurants, and more. This home is situated on a double-wide, double deep lot, with a large fenced-in…
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MAINE HOME SALES EASE DUE TO LACK OF
FOR-SALE INVENTORY

AUGUSTA (March 18, 2022)—Buyer demand for Maine real estate continues to fuel acompetitive market, and a lower-than-normal supply of single-family existing homes forsale has driven sales prices higher. According to Maine Listings, February 2022 salesdeclined 17.33 percent compared to February 2021, while the median sales price (MSP)increased 21.48 percent to $297,500. The MSP indicates that…
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Single-family existing homes across Maine remained in very high demand during the full sales year of 2021.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACTS: LISTED BELOWREAL ESTATE SALES UP 2.41 PERCENT IN 2021;PRICES UP 16.8 PERCENTAUGUSTA (January 20, 2022)—Single-family existing homes across Maineremained in very high demand during the full sales year of 2021. According toMaine Listings, the statewide median sales price (MSP) reached $299,000 lastyear, a rise of 16.8 percent. The MSP indicates that half…
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How to Save Money for a Down Payment and Closing Costs on a New House

By Jamie Wiebe When you’re wondering how to save money for a house, it can start to feel like you’ll never scrape together enough for a down payment. Yeah, you already know that Rome wasn’t built in a day. Well, the same holds true for building a down payment. It takes time! How to save money for…
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5 Signs You Have an Ice Dam

#1 Interior Water Damage Ice dams can allow water to seep into your home. If you notice evidence of water damage you should check your roof. #2 Ice on Exterior Walls If you notice ice forming on exterior walls, beneath siding, behind the soffit, or in any other odd places an ice dam may be…
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3 Fieldcrest Drive Saco Me 04072

Location, Location, Location. This well cared for Cape is exactly where you want to be. This adorable 3 bedroom home is full of sunlight and is ready for its next owners. Convenience is key and home is located close to schools, shopping, with easy access to highways. You won’t want to miss out on this…
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What is CWOCT?

What is the CWCOT program? The Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Claims Without Conveyance of Title (CWCOT) program is intended to find better options to reduce the inventory of properties held by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The goal is to allow buyers to purchase homes through traditional public foreclosure sales and…
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163 Pleasant Valley Road

$399,000 MLS # 1437767 25 Acres in Cumberland | 3 Bed | 1 Bath | Rare opportunity to own a spectacular 25 acre parcel in the sought after community of Cumberland. Located only 5 minutes to Cumberland Center and easily accessible to Portland and the surrounding towns. Trails and nature await at nearby Knights Pond…
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48 Location Road Belgrade ME 04917

$120,000 MLS # 1438456 | 2 Bed | 1 Bath | Open Concept This one’s a beauty! Looking for modern amenities with old fashioned charm? This might be your new home with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, new decks, shop and she-shed. Looking for granite steps, stained glass fixtures and hardwood floors? Come see the luxurious…
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