Small Town Real Estate, The Local Connection Is Strong.

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Real Estate Agent with MOOERS REALTY ME Broker License 106759

When you list, market and sell properties in small town Maine communities the approach is simpler.

The layers of players is missing. The prices for the real estate listings are lower to the ground. Which cuts out the need or money available for home stagers, landscapers, anything extra frill that is just not in the cards in the game of buy and selling small town real estate in Maine. Fill pot holes in the driveway, wash windows, replace dead or missing light bulbs and price it to sell quickly. maine images

The connection between the people in small town communities is strong too.

There is a sense everyone needs each other, working together for the common good of the rural township or plantation.

Crime is missing, so is traffic or grid lock during rush hour. Fewer or no stop lights, people are friendlier in small Maine towns too. The road rage is missing. So are dead bolts and security systems.

Read more, the full article on how small rural real estate markets percolate different than large urban ones.

I'm Maine REALTOR Andrew Mooers, ME Broker

 

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Rainmaker
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Brad Thomsen
Big Bear Realty - Edmonds, WA
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Hi Andrew Mooers 

Great post.

I grew up on a Farm and we were International Harvester Red tractors people.

A little Green / Red Tractor rivalry amongst farmers...  :-)

Happy Selling!

Brad

Dec 04, 2017 06:53 AM #1
Rainmaker
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Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

I have never been to Maine but I would love to some day...love small town feel!

Dec 04, 2017 07:14 AM #2
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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Good morning Andrew Mooers 

Thank you for sharing this great information with all of us at Active Rain.

Have a great day 12/04/2017.

Dec 04, 2017 07:55 AM #3
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Andrew Mooers
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Thanks Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM !

Dec 04, 2017 08:59 AM #4
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
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WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale

The picture you paint of Maine real estate makes us want to return to simpler times...and enjoy them !

Dec 05, 2017 04:11 AM #5
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Andrew Mooers
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Thanks Sally K. & David L. Hanson !

Dec 05, 2017 04:14 AM #6
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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Good morning Andrew.  These are some excellent points when working in small communities.

Dec 05, 2017 04:33 AM #7
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