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Yearly Archive: 2016

Portland Maine 3rd Quarter Real Estate Report 2016

The Portland Maine third quarter was a strong one for real estate sales.  Despite fewer homes having sold than the third quarter of 2015, the overall market is still very active and strong.  There were 270 Portland and South Portland…
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The Keys To Buying Your First Home

The initial consultation with a first time home buyer is the most important part of the process.  A needs assessment not only helps me understand your needs, but it also helps you get focused.  Take a minute, close your eyes,…
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Kennebunk Maine Public Open House 9/11/16

59 Cat Mousam St Kennebunk Maine

If you are looking for an affordable Kennebunk single family home, just minutes from the town center, please join me (Christopher Pagli) Sunday, September 11, from 12pm-2pm at 59 Cat Mousam St, Kennebunk Maine This 3BR / 1BA Ranch style home priced at…
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Portland Maine Real Estate Report July 2016

Portland Maine Real Estate Report July 2016 The Portland Maine real estate market is still on fire!  Spring is typically the busiest time of year in any area but this season exceeded many agents expectations. Many homeowners are getting their asking…
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Banks Now Offering 3% Down Payment Loan

Many Banks Now Offering 3% Down Payment Loan Many banks are now starting to offer 3% down payment loans instead of FHA loans.  At one time FHA loans were geared towards cash-strapped and credit challenged borrowers.  Many banking institutions feel…
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Summer Festivals Southern Maine 2016

Summer Festivals Southern Maine 2016 Summer festivals in Maine mean much more the just outdoor fun for the locals.  They are part of an ongoing celebration of the seasons.  Maine is officially open for business and we welcome everybody to…
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Portland Maine Real Estate Report 1st Quarter 2016

Portland Maine Real Estate Report 1st Quarter 2016 Spring is typically the busiest time of year in any real estate market but to say we are busy in Portland ME would be an understatement.  The market has been improving over…
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How Much Is My Home Worth?

How Much Is My Home Worth? Correctly pricing a home for sale is the most important part of getting it sold.  No matter how much marketing you do, an over-priced home will usually sit on the market.  If you are…
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Decluttering Tips For The Emotionally Attached

Decluttering Tips For The Emotionally Attached Decluttering is a process that many avoid because they don’t know where to begin. Detaching from our belongings isn’t always easy and for many, a very emotional time.  My approach – easy does it but…
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State Of Maine Property Tax Relief Programs

Property Tax Relief Programs In The State Of Maine Property tax is a financial burden to many and some towns have it worse than others.  The state of Maine has created various programs that provide home and land owners with some relief….
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What Is Title Insurance And Do I Need It?

What Is Title Insurance And Do I Need It? What is a title? Wikipedia defines title as a “bundle of rights” in a piece of property in which a party may own either a legal or equitable interest.   Title…
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Guide To Maine Restaurant Week March 1-12, 2016

Guide To Maine Restaurant Week March 1-12, 2016 Maine restaurant week is rapidly approaching and if there is one thing local’s love more than nature it’s dining at one of the many amazing restaurants in this great state.  Unlike some…
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Winter Festival Southern Maine 2016

Winter Festival Southern Maine 2016 Winter festival is a big part of cold weather culture here in Maine.  Despite what others may think, Mainers don’t hibernate for the winter.  Instead, they take advantage of all this great state has to offer….
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Tips For Choosing The Right Maine Home Inspector

Choosing The Right Maine Home Inspector Choosing the right Maine home inspector is similar to selecting a real estate agent.  You are entrusting them with what will most likely be the largest purchase of your life.  Research should begin online,…
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Falmouth Maine 2015 Year-End Real Estate Report

                                                     Falmouth Maine 2015 Year-End Real Estate Report   Falmouth Maine is one of those…
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