the maine real estate network: Stunning Passive Solar Home For Sale in Durham Maine - 66 Country Lane - 11/01/13 09:42 AM
Stunning Passive Solar Home For Sale in Durham Maine!
This 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home nestled on 2 private acres in Beautiful Durham Maine displays true quality througout.  Offering country living in an area of fine homes and an easy commute to Portland, Brunswick, Freeport, and Lewiston/Auburn.  The home has been consistently and impeccably maintained.
 
The 2 story Solarium and special construction features are a hallmark of this "envelope home."  They keep it warm in the winter and cool in the summer.  It would be hard to find a more energy efficient home of this size in Maine.  Be sure … (4 comments)

the maine real estate network: Auburn Maine Home For Sale: Best Deal In West Auburn! - 09/01/13 08:13 AM
297 North Auburn Road, Auburn ME 04210
Wow!  The very motivated sellers of this great updated bungalow in West Auburn have just reduced the price to only $134,000!  This is an unheard of deal for this highly desirable area and a discount of 11% off the original list price.  Your smart investment in this property now will continue to grow and provide increased equity and a high rate of return.
Nestled on 1.5 acres with rock walls and hiking trails behind the home, you will enjoy all that this property has to offer for years to come.  When they talk about … (2 comments)

the maine real estate network: Auburn Maine 3 Unit For Sale: Great Owner Occupy Opportunity! - 08/24/13 10:25 PM
3 Unit Building - Live in one and let your tenants pay your rent!


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the maine real estate network: Canton Maine Home For Sale or Rent To Own - 08/24/13 10:21 PM
3-4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home Nestled in the Hills of Canton



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the maine real estate network: Litchfield Maine Home For Sale - Cobbosseecontee Lake Access - 08/24/13 10:19 PM
Elegant Home With Lake Access



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the maine real estate network: West Auburn Home For Sale or Rent To Own - 08/24/13 10:16 PM
Updated West Auburn Home For Sale or Lease Purchase



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the maine real estate network: Fayette Maine Home For Sale - Affordable AND Move In Ready! - 08/24/13 10:13 PM
6 Beautiful Acres With 2 Homes



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the maine real estate network: Greenwood Maine Home For Sale: Mt. Abram - 08/24/13 10:09 PM
Year Round Mount Abram Retreat >>Just Reduced<<



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the maine real estate network: West Paris Home For Sale or Lease-Purchase - 08/24/13 10:07 PM
West Paris Village Home For Sale



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the maine real estate network: Wicked Awesome Mt. Abram Home For Sale! Greenwood Maine - 08/15/13 04:25 PM
Wicked Awesome Mt. Abram Home For Sale!  Greenwood Maine This year round Mt. Abram retreat features an open concept, views of the mountain from your living room window, a beautiful stone fireplace, garage, your own sauna, front & rear decks, spacious yard, & located just 4 houses from the ski lodge!
Did you know that L.L. Bean was born right here in Greenwood Maine?  The minute you arrive, you will understand how this scenic area influenced him.
$165,000  276 Howe Hill Road, Greenwood ME 04276
What would your life look like if you lived in beautiful Oxford County Maine just four … (0 comments)

the maine real estate network: Creative Paths To Home Ownership: Part I - Owner Occupied Multis - 06/18/13 05:53 PM
Obtaining a traditional mortgage is really only one way to become a home owner.  Right now, 40% of those who apply are denied mortgages.  Fortunately, there are some other more creative ways to reach your goal of owning a home if you fall into that 40%.  In this short series, we will explore several other creative paths to homeownership.
Even if you can qualify for a traditional mortgage, you may want to consider this first creative path.  At the very least, you could save money, but you also may be able to live basically mortgage payment free.
Creative Path #1:  Owner … (3 comments)

the maine real estate network: Want A New Neighborhood? Harpswell Maine: A Seaside Community - 04/28/13 11:15 AM
Would you like a neighborhood where you can stroll down to the ocean, enjoy lobster anytime you want and take advantage of all that a small seaside New England town has to offer?  Well, look no further.
This historic home in Harpswell Maine has been tastefully and thoroughly updated while still maintaining its period charm.  Lobsters galore and hidden public beaches are all within a mile of this home (we will show you how to get there.)  Deeded beach rights to Curtis Cove complete the package.
 
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the maine real estate network: "Dreams Of Progress" Trailer - Snowboarding at Lost Valley, Auburn ME - 03/12/13 12:40 PM
Many people may not realize that Auburn Maine is the proud home of the area's best skiing.  Lost Valley is tucked away on a back road right in the City of Auburn.  It is the home of Auburn's annual Winter Fest and a favorite haunt of residents of all ages.  Check out the latest video below.  If you'd love to live close to this wicked awesome ski area, look at the map below the video.  297 North Auburn Road is available and located only 3.9 miles from Lost Valley!
 
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the maine real estate network: West Auburn Maine Home For Sale: 297 North Auburn Road $150,000 - 03/10/13 09:24 AM

This lovingly updated West Auburn bungalow is available and ready for you to call it home!  West Auburn is known for it's estates, fine homes, and family farms and provides easy access to recreation on Lake Auburn as well as a quick ride into town.
Situated on 1.5 acres and backed by non-buildable water district land, this home offers seemingly endless hiking, biking, and sowshoeing opportunities right from your own back yard.
With hardwood floors, period touches, and 2 new bathrooms, this home offers the warmth and ambiance of an older home, with the conveniences and comforts of a newer … (1 comments)

the maine real estate network: The Median Home Price Is Up, So My Home Is Worth More...Right? - 03/03/13 09:36 AM
The Median Home Price Is Up, So My Home Is Worth More...right?
Press releases have touted a steady rise in median home prices in Maine over the past several months.  Yes, this trend is good news for Maine home sellers, but what does it actually mean for your home’s market value?
As detailed in the press releases, the “median sales price" is basically the middle.  Half of the homes sold for more, and half of the homes sold for less.  While the steady increase does show a trend, it does not automatically translate into the same percentage increase in the value of your … (19 comments)

the maine real estate network: Melting In The Heat? Move to Maine! - 07/09/12 09:13 AM
Heat wave got you down? Are you melting in your present location? This may be a great time to consider a move to Maine!
Just so you know, while much of the country is baking, it is a beautiful sunny 71 degrees right now in Auburn Maine.  Today's expected high temperature is a lovely 78.
Yes, we do have cold winters here, but probably not what you may expect.  We are not snowed under during the winter months, just pleasantly blanketed with the white stuff. 
Enough to enjoy a wide array of winter recreational activities, and our towns are stocked … (7 comments)

the maine real estate network: How To Find The Right Maine Lake Home For Your Lifestyle & Your Budget - 05/21/12 11:35 AM
Once you have decided to seek out the Maine Lake Lifestyle, you will have a few decisions to make.  Many people dream of living on a large level lakefront lot, with privacy, but open lake views, and an elegant and spacious home.  However, only a few are in the position to pay the hefty price tag that assuredly comes with such a property...and the hefty annual taxes.
This does not mean that Maine lake living is out of reach.  With a little planning and decision making upfront, you can find the lake home that fits both your budget and your lifestyle.  You … (4 comments)

the maine real estate network: Lewiston-Auburn Maine Home Sales Report | Week of May 6-12 2012 - 05/18/12 08:12 AM
The number of new listings is holding steady with an average of 20 homes coming on to the market each week.  Nine homes went under contract and three homes closed on their sales for the week of May 6, 2012 through May 12, 2012.  
We continue to see homes selling very close to, at, or even sometimes above list price.  This past week is a good example.  One of the three homes sold, sold at 96% of list price and the other 2 sold above their listed price.  The greatest activity is occuring for homes listed below $150,000, although we … (1 comments)

the maine real estate network: Lewiston-Auburn Maine Home Sellers: Are You Having Any Fun Yet? - 05/08/12 05:28 AM
That's right.  I said are you having any fun?OK, call me crazy.  I guess I'm just one of those irritatingly cheerful people who like to have fun with whatever mundane task I am tackling.  I am guilty of playing loud funky music while I vacuum, singing while doing the dishes, and dabbling in "the dusting game"  (my mother's invention - as you may imagine it worked like a charm on me as a child.)Now I realize that selling your home is not exactly a mundane task.  Whether you have chosen to tackle the job on your own or through a Realtor®, … (16 comments)

the maine real estate network: Can You Afford NOT To Sell Your Home? - 05/07/12 09:51 AM
You have decided that you want to move.  
Maybe you need more space, or less space, would like a different location, need a new project, would like to leave your current project, want to move into the city, or out to the country.  No matter what your motivation for moving, many people end this train of thought with...
“Can I afford to sell right now?”
Rather than ending your dream of moving, I would encourage you to spring forward into action by asking yourself:  “Can I afford NOT to sell right now?”Unless you are truly upside down with your current … (3 comments)

 
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