homes sales: Maine Real Estate Industry Contracts - 01/07/09 06:24 AM
With fewer homes selling in Maine, those involved in the real estate industry - agents, mortgage lenders, home inspectors and appraisers - are all feeling the affects.
Through December of 2008, the number of people licensed to sell real estate in Maine declined 13.5% in the past year, and the number of people obtaining entry-level licenses fell 70%. The number of mortgage lenders is also dwindling. As of year end there were 60% fewer licensed lending office, and the number of licensed loan brokers is down 25 %. These statistics are kept by the state’s Office of Licensing and Registration.
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