vacant: More properties 'fall' under the weight!! - 04/19/08 06:39 AM
When will they learn???A little maintenance goes a long way!!  I'll be the first to admit that my reasons for posting this blog about properties is to make money.  It's capitalism, and it's a beautiful thing.  That being said, I'll also be the first to admit that the message I'm trying to get across is simple:    "Whether you use my services or not to ensure your property is safe, at least make sure someone does it!!"I have excellent relationships with all types of Real Estate Professionals, from brokers and agents to title attorneys and they all agree with me.  Millions of dollars … (4 comments)

vacant: The 'Costs' of Not Maintaining Properties - 03/29/08 04:37 AM
If you lived in Maine for more than one year, you already know about that 'stuff' that comes by every winter.  Actually, if you've been here for long enough, you know that it often shows up in fall and lasts sometimes into the summer.  Yeah, it's no mystery, it's called SNOW.  It's cold, wet and extremely heavy.
All areas on the planet have their perils.  Hurricanes, tornados, termites, desert heat, tsunamis and floods.  They all have a sever impact on people and their structures.  Maine properties and owners are lucky in most respects.  Hurricanes and tornados are few and far between, termites … (6 comments)

vacant: Vacant Property - What's the solution?? - 03/28/08 03:20 AM
With the recent rash of Foreclosed properties throughout the country, lenders and owners are finding they may be held liable for neglect.  It sounds odd that the act of simply leaving a property behind could be neglect, but it can be, and this action can not only have a negative impact on the property itself but the neighborhood as well.
Times can be tough, and people get scared.  It's understandable, and though homeowners morally feel like abandoning the property isn't the right thing to do, it's a scary situation.  Many homeowners simply don't know what to do, the banks are sending notices … (7 comments)


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