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Real Estate Agent - Anne Plummer and Associates

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2008 

At the risk of beating the drum once too often, I was reading the local daily, the Portland Press Herald, and on their editorial page they were making note of the recent downward slide in home prices. They seem to see the same silver lining I do. While the lower prices may be a source of constern...
05/29/2008
In my last blog I passed along some information about the current real estate market that I hoped might shed some light on things here in Maine. Historically, we don't suffer the severe swings in the market that some other places in the country do. That's a good thing.  But from the sounds of wha...
05/27/2008
I get emailed a lot of information from, and about, the financial markets. Earlier this week I received an email from one service that talked about the recent stock market gyrations and offered an opinion about what was currently driving the market. Here's what it said, in part: "For now, stocks ...
05/25/2008
There's an old adage on Wall Street that goes "Sell in May and go away". What the swells on Wall Street mean is that there's historically not much going on in the market over the summer; in fact, the market often drifts downward during June, July and August, so it's best to just cash out for the ...
05/20/2008
For folks not familiar with Maine, searching for lakefront property can be somewhat frustrating. After obtaining search results buyers have pondered "where the heck are these properties and what is their relative position to each other? " Until now, displaying your search results using Lakefront ...
05/18/2008
Visitors to our fair state often never get beyond the idyll of Lobster, Lighthouses, Moose, Loons and Blueberries. A gorgeous coastline, crystal clear lakes, wondrous mountains, wild rivers, cathedral pines and hemlock all make for a pretty wonderful place. However, a part of Maine few visitors e...
05/16/2008
An exciting wilderness adventure awaits anyone who visits this area no matter the time of year. The Katahdin Region offers a fantastic family experience whether its for the wildlife and wilderness enthusiast or the sporting adventurer. There are miles and miles of terrain to be explored by any hi...
05/14/2008
In a blog post on April 14 I questioned the timing of a legal action taken by a jetski owner who was challenging the state's right to prohibit jetskis on a particular lake. At that time I said that he was kicking a sleeping dog that might just turn around and bite him. I said this because I sense...
05/11/2008
I had a customer recently who inquired about a waterfront land listing on the west shore of Kezar Lake in Lovell. This property is 1.96 acres with 438 feet of shore frontage and lists for $625,000. After I sent him the listing information he sent me back an email that said, "What makes this, less...
05/09/2008
The Bangor Region is centrally located - and some would say, ideally located - in the state of Maine as it serves as the gateway to the Katahdin/Baxter State Park area to the north and the Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park to the south.The area is surrounded by all the natural beauty that Maine is ...
05/06/2008
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