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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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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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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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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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Rent Vs. Buy A Home In Portland Maine

Rent Vs. Buy a Home In Portland Maine? Rent Vs. Buy a home in Portland Maine?  Many ponder this question, and buying may be easier than you think.  Let’s explore the process so that you can make an informed decision….
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Guide To Buying A Condo In Portland ME

Guide To Buying A Condo In Portland ME Are you considering buying a condo in Greater Portland ME?  What is a condo?  The term condo means “governed by a board of managers,” it is not a style of home.  A…
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Credit Repair Tips When Buying A Home

Tips To Maintain And Improve Your Credit Score   Credit is an area where most will have to tread lightly.  If you are considering buying a home your, our credit score plays a very important part of the home loan process. …
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7 Reasons To Work With a Portland Maine Buyers Agent

7 Reasons To Work With a Portland Maine Real Estate Buyers Agent I find more and more that buyers are calling the listing agent of a property and expect them to have their best interest in mind. The listing agent represents the…
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