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Real Estate Agent - Anne Plummer and Associates

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2008 

Strong resistance to a fixed bridge plan proposed by the Maine Department of Transportation to replace a Naples swing bridge is being voiced by a local group of  Sebago Lakes region businesspeople and waterfront front property owners around Long Lake, Brandy Pond and Sebago Lake.This grassroots g...
03/28/2008
A lot of our customers who are looking to purchase a nice piece of Maine waterfront property often live some distance from Maine and are thinking in terms of purchasing a second home, rather than a primary residence. When you live three or more hours away from the property you might be interested...
03/26/2008
I wish Al Gore would pay us a visit to us up here in Maine. I just know that he would re-consider his position on global warming. But then again, what would he do with all the carbon credits he's been earning?Although the calendar confirms that Spring has arrived, no one seems to have told Old Ma...
03/22/2008
House hunting for a lakefront home is hard work. One can certainly work up a hearty appetite by around lunch time. Resist the temptation to indulge in another burger or salad. Be adventurous!! Eat like a Mainer."Italians" - Folks "from away" are often startled when they see road signs outside con...
03/21/2008
There's a battle being waged along many shorelines of two dozen or more lakes and ponds in southern Maine. The foe is a persistent, virulent aquatic plant known by most as milfoil.Milfoil is a plant that grows under water, in shallower areas where it can get sufficient sunlight to grow and prospe...
03/19/2008
A little over a million dollars can still buy you a heckuva lakefront home here in Maine. While it's rare that I can promise that you can "have it all", there is that occasional exception. In the opinion of Mr. Lakefront, "having it all" means great plot, great location, great neighborhood, great...
03/17/2008
Well, it's that time of year again.Maine Maple Sunday, on March 23rd, is becoming our favorite sign of Spring. You can visit any number of sugaring sites all over the state, see how they boil the sap down, and sample some of the best that Mother Nature and Maine have to offer.Here at Mr. Lakefron...
03/14/2008
It's no secret that the national slow down in real estate has also effected the real estate industry here in Maine. The nationwide boom period from 2003 to 2005 brought thousands of folks from other walks of life into the industry.In western Maine, the membership of the Western Maine Board of Rea...
03/13/2008
Attention, lakefront buyers. If you are asked this seemingly innocent question by a real estate agent here in Maine consider carefully how you answer. The person who asks, "Are you working with anyone?", in an off-handed kind of way is not just making casual conversation.The real question being a...
03/10/2008
There's a recent listing that came to my attention that I thought I'd share. I happen to live near this place and know the lake pretty well. This two bedroom camp may not be the Taj Mahal, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in charm. Property on Long Lake tends to be pretty pricey, but thi...
03/10/2008
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