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the maine real estate network: Want A New Neighborhood? Harpswell Maine: A Seaside Community - 04/28/13 11:15 AM
Would you like a neighborhood where you can stroll down to the ocean, enjoy lobster anytime you want and take advantage of all that a small seaside New England town has to offer? Well, look no further. This historic home in Harpswell Maine has been tastefully and thoroughly updated while still maintaining its period charm. Lobsters galore and hidden public beaches are all within a mile of this home (we will show you how to get there.) Deeded beach rights to Curtis Cove complete the package.
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the maine real estate network: "Dreams Of Progress" Trailer - Snowboarding at Lost Valley, Auburn ME - 03/12/13 12:40 PM
Many people may not realize that Auburn Maine is the proud home of the area's best skiing. Lost Valley is tucked away on a back road right in the City of Auburn. It is the home of Auburn's annual Winter Fest and a favorite haunt of residents of all ages. Check out the latest video below. If you'd love to live close to this wicked awesome ski area, look at the map below the video. 297 North Auburn Road is available and located only 3.9 miles from Lost Valley!
You could live just minutes away from Lost Valley in this (0 comments)
This lovingly updated West Auburn bungalow is available and ready for you to call it home! West Auburn is known for it's estates, fine homes, and family farms and provides easy access to recreation on Lake Auburn as well as a quick ride into town. Situated on 1.5 acres and backed by non-buildable water district land, this home offers seemingly endless hiking, biking, and sowshoeing opportunities right from your own back yard. With hardwood floors, period touches, and 2 new bathrooms, this home offers the warmth and ambiance of an older home, with the conveniences and comforts of a newer (1 comments)
the maine real estate network: The Median Home Price Is Up, So My Home Is Worth More...Right? - 03/03/13 09:36 AM
The Median Home Price Is Up, So My Home Is Worth More...right?Press releases have touted a steady rise in median home prices in Maine over the past several months. Yes, this trend is good news for Maine home sellers, but what does it actually mean for your home’s market value?As detailed in the press releases, the “median sales price" is basically the middle. Half of the homes sold for more, and half of the homes sold for less. While the steady increase does show a trend, it does not automatically translate into the same percentage increase in the value of your (19 comments)
the maine real estate network: Melting In The Heat? Move to Maine! - 07/09/12 09:13 AM
Heat wave got you down? Are you melting in your present location? This may be a great time to consider a move to Maine! Just so you know, while much of the country is baking, it is a beautiful sunny 71 degrees right now in Auburn Maine. Today's expected high temperature is a lovely 78. Yes, we do have cold winters here, but probably not what you may expect. We are not snowed under during the winter months, just pleasantly blanketed with the white stuff. Enough to enjoy a wide array of winter recreational activities, and our towns are stocked (7 comments)
the maine real estate network: How To Find The Right Maine Lake Home For Your Lifestyle & Your Budget - 05/21/12 11:35 AM
Once you have decided to seek out the Maine Lake Lifestyle, you will have a few decisions to make. Many people dream of living on a large level lakefront lot, with privacy, but open lake views, and an elegant and spacious home. However, only a few are in the position to pay the hefty price tag that assuredly comes with such a property...and the hefty annual taxes.This does not mean that Maine lake living is out of reach. With a little planning and decision making upfront, you can find the lake home that fits both your budget and your lifestyle. You (4 comments)
the maine real estate network: Lewiston-Auburn Maine Home Sales Report | Week of May 6-12 2012 - 05/18/12 08:12 AM
The number of new listings is holding steady with an average of 20 homes coming on to the market each week. Nine homes went under contract and three homes closed on their sales for the week of May 6, 2012 through May 12, 2012. We continue to see homes selling very close to, at, or even sometimes above list price. This past week is a good example. One of the three homes sold, sold at 96% of list price and the other 2 sold above their listed price. The greatest activity is occuring for homes listed below $150,000, although we (1 comments)
the maine real estate network: Lewiston-Auburn Maine Home Sellers: Are You Having Any Fun Yet? - 05/08/12 05:28 AM
That's right. I said are you having any fun?OK, call me crazy. I guess I'm just one of those irritatingly cheerful people who like to have fun with whatever mundane task I am tackling. I am guilty of playing loud funky music while I vacuum, singing while doing the dishes, and dabbling in "the dusting game" (my mother's invention - as you may imagine it worked like a charm on me as a child.)Now I realize that selling your home is not exactly a mundane task. Whether you have chosen to tackle the job on your own or through a Realtor®, (16 comments)
the maine real estate network: Can You Afford NOT To Sell Your Home? - 05/07/12 09:51 AM
You have decided that you want to move. Maybe you need more space, or less space, would like a different location, need a new project, would like to leave your current project, want to move into the city, or out to the country. No matter what your motivation for moving, many people end this train of thought with... “Can I afford to sell right now?” Rather than ending your dream of moving, I would encourage you to spring forward into action by asking yourself: “Can I afford NOT to sell right now?”Unless you are truly upside down with your current (3 comments)
the maine real estate network: Lewiston-Auburn Maine Real Estate Sales Report | Week of April 22 - 28 2012 - 05/03/12 04:36 PM
The trend towards increasing sales numbers has continued in the Lewiston-Auburn Maine real estate market for the week of April 22, 2012 through April 28, 2012. We have not yet moved out of a "buyer's market," but the number of sales is steadily increasing while the number of months worth of inventory currently available continues to shrink. At the present rate of sales, we currently have 9 months worth of inventory available in Androscoggin County. Compared to last years numbers for Androscoggin County, the number of homes for sale has decreased by 5% and the number of homes sold has increased (0 comments)
the maine real estate network: Maine Open House Weekend 2012 Still Going Strong - 04/29/12 05:31 AM
Looks like the beautiful sunny weather we ordered for the Maine Open House weekend came through (although a touch warmer would have also been nice.) There are still 589 Maine OPEN HOUSES left for today before this event comes to close. Open House Weekend really gives Maine home buyers a chance to poke around the different areas and explore homes for sale at their own pace. With low interest rates, great prices, and so much to choose from, now is a great time to buy a home in Maine. Search For Maine Open Houses In Your Preferred Area Here. While you (3 comments)
the maine real estate network: What do Maine OPEN HOUSES Have In Common With Red Sox Tickets? - 04/27/12 12:03 PM
What do Maine open houses have in common with Red Sox tickets? Well, if you take advantage of this weekend's Maine Open House Weekend and visit open houses from The Maine Real Estate Network, you can enter for a chance to win Monster Seat tickets for the last Red Sox - Yankees game of the season! Put on your favorite RedSox gear for good luck and join us this weekend. Be sure to stop by this incredible home in Peace Pipe Shores as well. Click on the photo for more information and a video tour.
the maine real estate network: The Signs Go Up, The Signs Come Down: Where Are The SOLD Signs In Maine? - 03/04/12 10:31 AM
Things are heating up here in the Lewiston - Auburn Maine real estate market. Yes, Androscoggin County home sales are up 19.7% since last year! "Where are the SOLD signs" you ask? Well, if you blink, you might miss them. Regulations vary from state to state. Maine Realtors are technically only allowed to put up the sought after SOLD sign on the day the home sale is actually going to close. While happy sellers of The Maine Real Estate Network want to shout the news of their successful home sale from every rooftop, many home buyers (understandably) would like (5 comments)
the maine real estate network: How Much Did That One Sell For? Search Maine Sold Homes Instantly - 03/03/12 01:49 PM
Whether you are considering selling your home, or just curious about current home values in your area of Maine, you need to look beyond advertised prices of Maine homes for sale. To get a feel for actual home values, you need to look at the prices homes have actually sold for. Previously, this information was only available to real estate agents, but now you can have the same access to this useful information. Feel free to use the tool below to search sold prices for Maine, or bookmark www.homeseller.me to be able to come back at anytime and search from the (0 comments)
the maine real estate network: Waiting For The Maine Real Estate Market To Hit Rock Bottom? - It May Have Already - 03/02/12 02:16 PM
If you were waiting for the Maine real estate market to hit rock bottom, wait no longer. The tricky thing about waiting for the bottom is that you won't know when it has happened until it has already passed by. Recent data suggests that that has already happened here in Maine. Research economists at the National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently published a report showing that Maine is one of 12 states to show price growth from the 4th quarter of 2010 to the 4th quarter of 2011. Here in Androscoggin County, home sales are up 19.7% and prices are up (7 comments)
the maine real estate network: Can You Find A Friendly Realtor In Maine? - 12/02/11 01:46 PM
What are you looking for in a Realtor? Please feel free to call me with any and all real estate questions and concerns. 207-240-2250 If you have been thinking about a video for your Maine business, I can highly recommend Chad and Colby of Praxis Pro Studios. They make the whole process seem easy and are a blast to work with. (7 comments)
Kristen Wheatley | Lewiston/Auburn Maine Real Estate Agent
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