What a wonderful summer, New England!

September 28, 2015 / Local News, Real Estate Trends

We want to take a moment to thank whoever is responsible for the wonderful summer we had here on the Seacoast.  After the long, cold winter of 2014-2015, a beautiful summer was well deserved.  It was also a very positive summer in real estate here on the Seacoast! In case you missed the real estate market… Read more »

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Ogunquit Maine – Our Picks For Activities and Events in August 2015

August 05, 2015 / Local News

 For both locals and visitors alike, August is the height of the summer season here in Ogunquit.  We’ve highlighted some activities and events going on this month that will keep you busy and entertained!  Check our blog later this month for updated activities/events in Ogunquit & the Seacoast! 1. Leavittfest @ Leavitt  Theatre – August… Read more »

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Maine – Sale of Single-Family Existing Homes Up 18% in June

July 27, 2015 / Local News, Real Estate Trends

According to Maine Listings, the sale of single-family existing homes jumped up 18 percent last month. This reflects increased seller confidence in the state of the market.  For buyers, it is advised to submit your best offer upfront in this real estate climate.  Sellers are receiving multiple offers in many cases and are not required… Read more »

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State of the Summer Real Estate Market 2015

July 22, 2015 / Real Estate Trends

The state of the 2015 Summer market is sizzlin’, for lack of a more grammatically correct term.  HousingWire breaks down the current climate in real estate in its blog post today.  The median existing home sale price rose to an all-time high this June, reaching $236,400, which is greater than the previous peak price of… Read more »

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What Home Inspectors May Miss

July 01, 2015 / Buying

Zillow’s blog highlights 4 areas that home inspectors could miss when inspecting a home.  These are: HVAC Deficiencies – Problems with heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.  Home inspectors may not have time to run these systems long enough to discover problems. Water Damage/Leaks – Home inspectors may turn on the faucets, but not have… Read more »

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Does Moving Always Have to Be Stressful?

February 25, 2015 / Buying

No! Moving into your new home should be an exciting prospect, not a stressful one. Here a few tips to make the moving process a more efficient and dare I say…enjoyable experience! 1. Start Organizing I know it is hard to resist waiting until the last minute and throwing everything into the closest box….but taking… Read more »

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Has Technology Reduced the Need for Brokerage Services?

February 25, 2015 / Buying, Real Estate Trends, Selling

The real estate industry has seen some exciting advancements in technology over the past five years, especially in mobile applications. Housing data has become more sophisticated while at the same time becoming increasingly easier to access and digest. This has resulted in many real estate purchasers and sellers taking on a lot of the legwork… Read more »

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Try These Useful Real Estate Mobile Applications!

February 25, 2015 / Buying, Real Estate Trends, Selling

Recently, Inman News conducted a report on the best 100 mobile apps for the real estate sector. From our experience, here are a few from the list that we find most helpful: The first three apps listed below are ideal if you are driving around looking for housing on-the-go: 1. Zillow:The best real estate mobile… Read more »

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