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By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 8
 Are you looking for meditation groups, Reiki sessions, crystal bowls or other types of natural healing and spirituality tools?  You can probably find what you need at Merkaba Sol, located at 153 Water Street in Augusta.  From the witches’ balls in the front window, to the wall of oracle cards, t...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 4
A Paranormal Activity Update   Back in July you might have read about my recent paranormal experience: I've Been (Mis)quoted on a Paranormal Blog Site!   For those who wanted an update... Yes! She removed all references to me on her blog post.  And apologized.   I think this is pretty good advice...

By Kristen Wheatley, Supporting Success - Best Job in the World!
(Better Homes & Gardens | The Masiello Group)
Comments 0
Elegant Home With Lake Access OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription Video Tour $275,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 2,842 sqftLot: 0.70 acre(s) Location 24 North Lakeview DriveLitchfield, ME 04350USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events,...

By Kristen Wheatley, Supporting Success - Best Job in the World!
(Better Homes & Gardens | The Masiello Group)
Comments 0
6 Beautiful Acres With 2 Homes OverviewMapsPhotosFeatures Video $69,900 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,054 sqftLot: 6.00 acre(s) Location 274 Richmond Mills RoadFayette, ME 04349USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events, please click the "...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 21
A New SCENTsation for Marketing Real Estate!   It's no secret that how a home smells has a huge impact on a buyer's perception of the property.  Pet odors, cigarette smoke, last night's dinner, perfume - any of these smells can be an assault to visitors' noses and an immediate turn off to the pro...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 5
Come see this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home today from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  It's in a great Manchester neighborhood on a huge corner lot, just a short walk from the elementary school and close to the Manchester Country Club.  There will be refreshments and LIVE jazz music performed by Beau Jai Rouge Jaz...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 5
Digital House Hunt: Is the Internet Important in Real Estate Sales? If you're selling your home and are still questioning the effectiveness of internet marketing in real estate sales, you need to read this report. It should erase any doubt in your mind that if you have an Augusta, ME home for sal...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 6
Tis the Season To Get Spammed....Fa, La, La, La, La, La, La, La, La     Boy.  There must be something special about this time of year for Spammers.  In the past 2 weeks I've received 8 (!!!) offers of various types.     By my latest calculations, I could make at least $25,475,000. I could be RICH...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 2
It's Concert Week (aka Jazz Week) at the University of Maine at Augusta Again!     Yes, it's that time of semester again...that time when we get to hear how accomplished the musicians at the University of Maine at Augusta are becoming.     This semester the name "Jazz Week" has been changed to Co...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 0
FREE ADMISSION!   Marketplace & Vendor Craft Fair to Benefit Christmas Across Maine Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Augusta Armory from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please join us tomorrow at the Marketplace Vendor & Craft Fair at the Augusta Armory!  All money raised will benefit the Christmas Across ...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 0
Maine Home Sales and Median Sales Price Up in September   For the 15th straight month, Maine's sales of existing homes have risen, compared to existing home sales in the same month one year ago.  September's existing home sales are up 8.48% statewide over September 2011, while the median sales pr...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 7
Pungent, At Best....My Most Outrageous Real Estate Story (To Date...)   My Most Outrageous Real Estate story isn't funny, at all.  It's, well...pungent.  At best.   It begins with some first-time homebuyers - sweet couple, young, full of hope for their first home... They had a small budget and un...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 60
Paper?  Who Needs It?  My IPad is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread   I didn't take part in the paperless challenge way back in February 2011.  Not sure why I didn't.  (Who can really remember back that far???)  But, honestly, a year and a half ago I never imagined that I could be completely pape...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 0
So You Want to Buy a Home In Kennebec County?   If you've never bought a home before, it can sometimes be overwhelming.  You probably have a lot of questions, like: "Why do I need to get preapproved?" "What do we do when we find a house we like?" "How do we make an offer?"   "Doesn't the seller h...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 12
Wordless Wednesday - On the Coast of Maine       Portland Head Light is located on the shore of Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth, ME.  It was commissioned to be built in 1787 by George Washington but construction was not completed until 1791.   It is Maine's oldest light house and was include...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 7
Do You Need Some Insanity in Your Day?   Six weeks ago, my response to this question was a resounding "NO!  I have more than enough insanity in my day right now, thank you!"  I'm sure that everyone who deals with the public on a regular basis has, on at least one occasion, felt like there was too...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 0
RSU2 School District:  2012 - 2013 School Year Is Now in Session   Where has the summer gone? I know that's a question I've been asking myself this week and it's also a question my daughter asked me just the other day.  It's hard to believe that school is back in session in the RSU2 School Distri...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 7
Ok, I Admit, I'm a Little Slow on the Uptake....(the IPad Uptake...)   Yeah.  I will admit that I wanted to buy a tablet, like, six months ago.  I couldn't make a decision.  I've been agonizing about it for four months.     Yes, agonizing. Yes, four months.  I'm not usually this indecisive.     Y...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 10
A Real Maine Country Store Drive through almost any town and village in Maine and you will most likely be able to find a Maine country store.  However, if you want to find THE "A Real Maine Country Store" you will have to take a drive through Palermo Village.  Palermo is in Waldo County, Maine, j...

By Lisa Hicks, Serving Central and Southern Maine
(Hoang Realty)
Comments 11
This is the BEST Picture EVER!  Very Happy Buyers!!! It's been a struggle...   It's been one thing after another since January.  We would clear up one issue and another one would crop up.  My buyer client was so frustrated and distressed...month after month after month.   But WE MADE IT.  Thanks ...

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