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2010 

I just read another blog today from Rob Magnotta, What Does Caramel Coated Popcorn and Zillow's Chief Economist's Opinion Have in Common?  It got me to thinking about the true value of homeownership and brought to mind an article I saved from a few years back. Why Your Home Is Not the Investment ...
08/25/2010
John V. Zappia | Johnson Realty | johnz@maine.rr.com | (207) 671-2317 0 Cynthia's Lane, Hollis, ME Beautifully Layed-out Ranch 3BR/2BA Single Family House offered at $239,900 Year Built 2010 Sq Footage 1,682 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 103,000 sq...
08/22/2010
It's that time of year again!  The Annual MS Regatta Harborfest is taking place this coming weekend, and, with over one-hundred sailing vessels, it is a sight to behold on Portland Harbor.  The Regatta event takes place Saturday the 21st.  The festival has made some changes over the years but th...
08/16/2010
Red's Dairy Freeze was destroyed by fire Mid-May.  I grew up about 50 yards from Red's and can't imagine what the corner of Highland Avenue & Cottage Road is going to look like without it.  I remember Red himself looking down at me from the window when I was a young lad "what can I get ya Captain...
08/16/2010
85th Annual St. Peter's Bazaar 2010 Come down to Federal Street and join us for the 85th annual St. Peter's Bazaar in Portland's Little Italy.  I have strong ties to St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church with my parents having been married there over 60 years ago.  My mother, at 86, spent her day yes...
08/12/2010
Offered AT 104,900 A unique 2BR, 1BA singlewide with a large eat-in kitchen, wood floors, spacious addition with arches, situated on a large 3 acre lot.  Includes a detached heated garage with shop area.  Surround-sound in the LR.  This is frugal country-living and, as an investment property, cou...
08/11/2010
 I find local history fascinating.  For a fairly young city, South Portland has a rich history that we seldom hear about.  For instance, in the early 1900's, there were sardine factories on South Portland's waterfront in Ferry Village. When the boats came in, the factory whistle would blow to le...
08/10/2010
John V. Zappia | Johnson Realty | johnz@maine.rr.com | (207) 671-2317 93 Deervale Rd, Durham, ME Live By The Androscoggin River 3BR/2+1BA Single Family House offered at $224,900 Year Built 2004 Sq Footage 1,824 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 4 Uncovered spaces Lot Size 3...
08/03/2010
John V. Zappia | Johnson Realty | johnz@maine.rr.com | 207-671-2317 142 Moody Road, Limington, ME Must See This One 2BR/1BA Manufactured offered at $104,900 Year Built 1972 Sq Footage 840 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 4+ Car garage Lot Size 3.0 acres HOA/Maint $0 per mo...
08/02/2010
John V. Zappia | Johnson Realty | 207-671-2317 531 Westbrook Street, South Portland, ME Rare lot in a Limited Business zone. .60 acres Vacant Land offered at $169,900 Lot Size .60 acres DESCRIPTION Build 6 residential units (owners will hold note) or a multitude of commercial uses i.e. medical, ...
08/02/2010
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