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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Finally! After several days, electricity is restored to our area. (We LUV LUV LUV our Bangor Hydro Crew!) It may seem trivial to miss my Internet service so much (when there are others concerned about heat and food)....but....I would love to know if there are any creative ideas for how to access ...
Posted about 4 years ago
My NJ relatives are diggin' out from under their most recent snow storm and we 'Mainers' in Acadia National Park are dealing with the storm damage from the recent severe wind and rain. It seems so strange to look out my office window in February and see bare ground....when only a few weeks ago t...
Posted about 4 years ago
34 Degrees...and the sun was shining this past week! Feels like summer in Maine! My NJ relatives are digging out from under several feet of snow....and my 'Local' husband (GrampE Bob) was on a ferry boat ride to Vinalhaven  ...gazing around...''looking for a piece of Maine' ...(Of course, Mainers...
Posted about 4 years ago
The Maine Association of REALTORS Foundation is now offering Live Where You Work loans for down payments and closing costs - loans of up to $5,000 at an interest rate of 0% (APR 0%), to families earning up to 100% of the area median income, moving more than 30 miles closer to their employment.  A...
Posted about 4 years ago
I've been wondering if Twitter and Facebook are beginning to make blog postings a thing of the past?It seems that blogs are now fewer and shorter and facebook status updates and tweets are more prevelant. Just a personal observation. I can't help but wonder how that will change the face of social...
Posted over 4 years ago
I (@gramEpat) was recently reading an interesting tweet from @maineRealtors about the Home Buyer Recent Tax Credit: 10 Things To Know - via CNN Money -  Click the link for a very interesting article. It clearly explains the new Tax credit law * . At least, I hope I clearly understand it. ...Now i...
Posted over 4 years ago
The tax credit has been very beneficial to our housing industry and especially to the State of Maine!...(See Press release at the bottom of this message.)  National statistics released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) indicate a 7.7 percent single-family home sales increase in the pa...
Posted over 4 years ago
  "God Bless the USA"...(Lee Greenwood Video). It makes me so proud to be an American. "While the storm clouds gather far across the sea, Let us swear allegiance to a land that's free, Let us all be grateful for a land so fair, As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer. "I was doing a google sea...
Posted almost 5 years ago
"I think I can, I think I can, I think I can " ...Don't give up looking for 'Your piece of Maine'. Let me know how I can help.(See info below about recent legislation).PS: Just FYI:I have no intentions of climbing the mountain and attempting to help move Balance Rock!Many tourists in Acadia Natio...
Posted almost 5 years ago
I got a kick out of a recent Warren Buffett quote that a friend told me: "Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked". Warren Buffett FYI:The water temperature at Sand Beach, Acadia National Park's popular swimming area, rarely exceeds 55 degrees, so don't even think ab...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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