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Real Estate Agent - Anne Plummer and Associates

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2008 

When it comes to buying lakefront property answering fundamental questions will greatly affect affordability. For instance: Are you looking for a summer place or a year round vacation home? Nine out of ten people when posed this question will answer " year round vacation home". However, consider...
12/27/2008
HGTV program "House Hunters" will air an episode on January 1 at 8 p.m. that features local real estate buyer's broker Diane Monaco of the Mr. Lakefront Keller Williams team in Casco. A producer for "House Hunters" had contacted Mr. Lakefront real estate earlier in the year after visiting their w...
12/19/2008
Everywhere we turn, it seems, the media dishes out the doom and gloom. The predominant feeling in most any market right now is fear. But there is some good news out there if you care to hear it. How about this? The rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage is at a 4 1/2 year low. That's right - a 4 ...
12/13/2008
If your a potential buyer of lakefront property or an owner who may be comtemplating a possible sale, it's tough to know quite what to do in this market. If you bought in the last five years or so and are needing to sell, for whatever reason, you may well be looking at a loss - and that scenario ...
12/08/2008
While it seems sometimes that staying in touch with the Maine lakefront real estate market is all we do around here, I try to carve out time every Friday to look at a weekly feature section in the New York Times called "Escapes". I always seem to find something of interest having to do with real ...
12/04/2008
It seems that plans for finding a solution to repairing or replacing the aging swing bridge that spans the waters of Long Lake and Brandy Pond in Naples are alive and well. A report in last week's Bridgton News tells of a repair plan that would solve saftey issues, put off any significant constru...
12/04/2008
If you are among those who think we're in the middle of a deflationary cycle with regards to lakefront real estate, you're not alone. It would seem that buyers continue to sit on the sidelines thinking prices will continue to go down. So far, so good, but playing the waiting game is fraught with ...
12/04/2008
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