Houlton, ME Real Estate News

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Houlton ME Rotary Club helps Dominican Republic Hartman School in LaRomana.On a vacation cruise last week, one of the stops of LaRomana in the Dominican Republic meant Meg and I could stop to tour the Hartman School.Video of Houlton ME Rotary Club At Hartman School, Dominican Republic.The notebooks, pencils, financial aid the Houlton ME Rotary Club brought to the Hartman School was most appreciated.Students from K-6th grades get an education on a site that was once just a LaRomana garbage dump. The stop on a cruise ship vacation works out perfectly for a pick up by Jessica who introduced us to the harder side of life away from the fun in the sun stop.When you tour a country far from home, and see how hard the daily life is, it makes living in the USA seem so so much easier.Are you a mem...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Real estate home video, 75 School ST Houlton ME new property listing.Check out, take the instant tour of 75 School ST Houlton ME, a Greek Revival Colonial new home listing.If you need space inside and all around you, this could be your next Maine home listing address.The one you put on the upper left hand corner of next year's Christmas cards could be "75 School ST Houlton ME 04730".What's so special about this particular new Maine home listing?Plenty. Take the 400' of frontage on the Park & School Streets corner lot. Nearly .9 acre lot is huge and so are the neighboring ones with the same caliber Victorian housing.Check out the gorgeous Georgia southern pine patterned flooring through this grand Houlton ME home.Realize the potential for a home office where a separate private front door...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Property video, planning to build a house, is home construction in your plans?This real estate video shows the 3.15 acre country land listing! Big views, value added features taken care of and out of the way for the Maine home builder. Thought about building  a home, been looking over house plans?Watch real estate video for 210 B RD Houlton ME.Building a home, there are many steps to developing raw unimproved Maine land.You save major time delay and the expense when the driveway, culvert and easement permit is all in place. Having a state approved HHE 200 septic system soil test in place helps you track down the best quotes. So you can quickly complete that end of your building a Maine home exercise.The drilled well already in place and installed on this Houlton Maine house lot with add...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
YouTube video channel, real estate audience engagement.This blog post about getting traction, why some real estate videos on your YouTube channel soar or dive. Nothing is more frustrating when you are just launching your real estate video YouTube channel than "crickets".No views, you are the only one watching your video channel production tends to discourage. Unlocking the secret of where you are missing the mark means open up your YouTube channel analytics.The frustration is real. Because your first installments on your YouTube video channel are weak but very long operations on the editing table. (For success and engagement, audience retention you have to learn how to edit your real estate videos.)So how to increase YouTube video channel views, it's a series of little things like most ...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Video | log cabin, on Lamb Brook, 35 acres of Maine land.New Maine real estate listing. Looking for privacy, to not have many sets of eyeballs watching your every move? Welcome to Maine... less people, friendlier  folks and way way more wildlife, the four legged kind of neighbors.Learn more about the 575' road frontage on at 127 White RD Ludlow ME new property listing.Use for low cost high value Maine vacations for now.Maybe make the log cabin shell with open porch, 2 bedrooms into more of a permanent home. Never too early to plan out the real estate you will need for later stage of life right?Mixed woods, some old abandoned pasture field open areas growing up that could be cleared around log cabin.You never waste the the wood.Slice and dice it for firewood for whatever size wood heat y...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Lake homes for sale in Maine.Who wouldn't like to be smack dab in the middle of that kind of location?Maine is dubbed "Vacationland" for a reason. The unspoiled crystal clean lakes filled with fish of all kinds is part of the attraction.So is hiking the trails, exploring the "more wildlife than people" rural areas of Maine. So lake homes for sale in Maine. Sneak a peek. Take the trip to Maine right now for the on demand open house.Toggle the video for 91 Sandy Beach RD East Grand Lake! How big is East Grand Lake? East Grand Lake is over 16,000 acres big and international. Small mouth bass, landlocked salmon, and a slew of other fish species. If fishing, boating, wetting your line, getting out on a Maine lake excites you. Itching to leave the crowded city setting and ready for country li...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
YouTube Thursday, real estate drone videos.This blog post considers taking to the skies over the real estate property listings. Things to consider that you would have no way of knowing if you stay on the ground in your online real estate presentations.Real estate drone videos.Points to ponder. Weather impacts whether you are lift off flying today or not. Time of day, the settings on your drone "eye in the sky" get adjusted. If too much wind, if there is rain or snow in the forecast, the drone launch take off may have to wait for skies to clear.Like all your real estate videos, the show and tell collecting the images and video loops on the ground or in the sky.Buckle up. Time is always a valuable consideration for the finished project of all your real estate video productions. Unless you...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Real estate video.Everyone knows property listings get more far reaching exposure using real estate video.Real estate video is what buyers, sellers want and property listings deserve.Over 400% more inquiries come in on properties with video over those lacking it. 85% of real estate buyers and sellers say they are more likely to work with an agent or broker using real estate video. 86% of homebuyers tap the video player to scope out the community neighborhoods and local flavor.More than 70% of home buyers use real estate video to take the open house on demand virtual tours. 56% of homes buyers feel real estate videos are very helpful in checking out the houses for sale. When you have embedded videos in your blog posts and real estate website landing pages, an agent or broker can get 157%...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Buying land, building your own new home.When housing inventory supply in Maine is about 1.3 months worth if no one listed a new home, thoughts turn to what about buying land, building?In my small rural area of property acreage listings of all sizes, buying land, building your own new home to start fresh is happening.The lower population is a big attraction to folks flocking from crowded, expensive city settings. The out of state home owners are able to take advantage of a seller's market for a big return on their house sales.Cheaper, low cost Maine land in large supply makes building a new home dream a reality for many in the hot Maine real estate market.Some Maine land buyers want to try their hand at small scale hobby farming.Other real estate buyerss want larger land acreage.To slowl...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Youtube Thursday, "video open house on demand" today's topic.Make believe for a moment, you are a home buyer wannabee. You are nervous, excited at the same time. Looking for a house that you can afford with as many features checked off the "gotta have/ don't want list" as possible!  Real estate videos take away the delay.You the real estate buyer are no longer put on hold waiting during the setting up showings process.The back and forth for convenient times to get you in for a house tour that matches your schedule and the seller or tenant of a property listing is gone. Poof. History.With video, you the buyer can tour way way more houses.Because the physical having to go to the address to check it out in person one at a time is removed. No limitations because of time of day or night eith...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
What it's like where you live, you are the local expert in your real estate market.More than up to speed about property listings, the current market conditions for buyers and sellers.No, no, you live where the what's for sale inventory is located right?You are a valuable local resource for anything that happens in your zip code location like no other.The advantage of being local often is overlooked by real estate agents and brokers. The focus on just what's for sale for real estate listings sums up the server websites and social media insertions. The secret sauce is what it is really like where you live, what happens around those real estate listings.Since COVID made us all adjust our approach to life as we knew it, many started searching for the small town community setting.Moving away...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Maine real estate market report, checking in on property listing sales activity.More than dollars and cents in a real estate market report when you live in a state as big and rural as Maine. Where I live, 11 people per square mile in a county called Aroostook that is the "Crown of Maine". Aroostook County the size of CT, RI combined and the largest county east of the Mississippi.Maine, surrounded by Canada on three sides, the rock bound craggy seacoast on the other where tourists flock. Supply of housing units, days on market, the actual sales to listing price shake down in the Maine real estate market.When someone is buying or selling a home in Maine, it is critical to know what is happening in the market surrounding that house. Supply and demand play a big role in how high the price t...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Why do you live where you do, what to do for fun in Houlton Maine, anywhere on the spinning planet is important to locals and area visitors.The local jobs, schools, your real estate location, property prices, the lifestyle needs to be part of the property listing presentations. Don't leave it to the local chamber of commerce. Forget making the real estate buyer online from far away have to travel all that distance.To spend time, money, be delayed getting the local community flavor you can so so easily provide as the local expert because of where you already live in the real estate market.Serve up the local fresh information on what's it like, what to do for fun in Houlton Maine, etc.You are the local resource with insider information about what's it like where you live.You know as the l...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Lost cost land in Maine.Near lakes, on ITS snowmobile trails. Looking for cheap Maine land for vacation use, maybe more down the road? Surveyed 3.24 acres is a corner property, bordering both Drews Lake RD and Bangor RD (US RT 2A) for over 800'! Low cost land in Maine on the ITS snowmobile trails.Climb on your snow sled, the  groomed ITS 83 trail is at your doorstep.Build small, think big.Use this low cost land in Maine for snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, camping.Plus don't forget being close to the Meduxnekeag River, Nickerson Lake, Drews Lake too! As close to being on the waterfront in Maine without actually dipping your toe to make it wet.One sweet land location for this new listing up in Maine. Being parked on a corner adds extra value and more building options if yo...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
YouTube Thursday on ActiveRain, this week's channel installment dives into creating worthwhile video content. Off camera, real estate professionals in their jobs provide worthwhile content all day long.Into the evening hours, it's our job to help out, to guide and save time for real estate buyers and sellers. Videos introduce the online viewer listening in to your unique local area channel what's it like where you list and sell real estate.So real estate video channel worthwhile content.It all starts with one question needing to be asked BEFORE firing up your video camera. Who is going to benefit from this video? Don't think about trying to attract hundreds of thousands of YouTube channel viewers and subscribers. Forget trying to impress or be very clever.Just think of one person from a...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Programming LED digital outdoor real estate signs.You see a lot of vendors peddling LED digital real estate signs but not so many putting in the same effort for programming them. This blog post is about programming LED digital outdoor real estate signs.Like all real estate marketing, the medium you are using dictates certain ground rules. Outdoor advertising is trying to catch the corner of a motorist's eye.Way different animal than a print ad on a place mat where the reader is killing time waiting to place or receive a meal order.LED digital advertising is not the same as a 30 minute television commercial or a newspaper ad.There are all forms of marketing but the application differs. Because the audience you are targeting has certain restraints.The driver on the receiving end of your L...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Soap box derby race in Maine, why wait until you are sixteen to drive a car?The "thrill of the hill" is June 11th, 2022 in Houlton Maine. This Houlton Maine race is the state venue location for the soap box derby program. Soap box derby racing has come along way since the first one in Akron Ohio back in 1934.Early soap box derby races were pretty much here's a set of wheels, axles and good luck. Use your imagination and make sure to remember it's safety first, fair competition and no cheating.Taking a walk through Derby Downs at the All American Soap Box Derby museum shows you how far racing has come today.Gravity racing with kit cars sponsored by local businesses and guided with the family member pit crew.Building a car from scratch but with instructions, lots of parts, plenty of begin...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Real estate videos, run and gun simple but highly effective.Your property buyer is overbooked, and way too busy. This blog post is all about little things that help your real estate video channel garden grow and prosper.Videos show the house hunter more information quick and easy using full motion with natural sound video .Home listings with video get four times the exposure.Over 90% of property buyers say they want to work with agents using real estate video.You and I search for everything else using the YouTube video channel, why leave real estate out? But it takes way way more than just setting up a YouTube real estate video channel and then expecting dividends to simply fall in your lap. So, what's that? You already have a real estate video channel?Set it up years ago and now dust i...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Real estate video.Don't waste the chance to weave in the area around the property. As the local expert who lives where the listing does, make sure to showcase the area flavor. What is it like where you live, where the property is located? It's huge to someone new to your home town location and pretty much in the dark. Help them.One example of a new property listing using real estate video where the Maine lake loons tune up and do a duet.Before you fire up the real estate video camera, think who are you going to be talking with one on one in the audience? Who out in the wild blue yonder would be a good match for this new property listing? Don't read to them, don't bore them, just talk to them. Look what is new to the local real estate market. Tell them a story from a local insider's pers...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Videos for real estate listings, open house virtual tours on demand.Those are what your a little stressed for time real estate buyers want . It's what your seller's expect and properties deserve. And for new to your market real estate buyers, show them what it is like living where you do with video.Simple videos for real estate listings and local community flavor done one after another. No big production crew, not all approached like only your most expensive properties that drip with luxury ooze.Meat and potato simple but helpful video to get your real estate buyers in and out of more property listings.To give them the red carpet local tour of where you love where you live as the local insider in the community. That's what videos for real estate listings and the local community are all ...
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