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A recent report from the Maine Association of Realtors reports that July home sales in Maine fell more than 17% from the same month last year. There were 1,032 single family homes in Maine that changed hands in July, a 17.2% decrease from the 1,247 homes sold the same month last year. Meanwhile, ...
At the height of the seller's market in the summer of 2004, I met with a seller, a resident of Florida, who owned a great family compound on one of the largest lakes here in Maine with three separate camps on over five acres. I recommended an asking price of $1.1 mllion. I told him that demand wa...
Hardly a day goes by that I don't get the question from some prospective lakefront property buyer, "How's the market?" Well, of course, the answer is, "That depends." It depends on whether you're a buyer or a seller, for one, and, for another, it depends on who's interpreting the data. I've compi...
When it comes to lakefront property is bigger really better? Recently, I sat down with a nice couple who own a 3,000 square foot lakefront home. It hadĀ four bedrooms and guest quarters over the garage. When I asked why they were selling , he said the place had "grown too big" for them. She said t...
If any of you are fans of HGTV's House Hunters program, we have a treat for you. The folks from House Hunters recently made a call on Mr. Lakefront and are producing a segment for airing next Spring that features Mr. Lakefront's buyer's broker Diane Monaco and buyers she represented in a recent l...
Lakefront Buyers often face a decision they would rather not have to make. The choice is between purchasing a very modest lakefront home or a very nice lake access home. Suppose one had a budget of $300,000 to spend on a lake home. If one had to have a lakefront home the value of the lot often ta...


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