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Real Estate Agent - Anne Plummer and Associates

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2008 

From 1998 to 2005 Maine Waterfront real estate, including lakefront property, appreciated at a rate of 10 to 15% per year. Since Autumn 2005 property values have stopped climbing. In fact, in some cases, they may have fallen a bit. However, the bottom has not fallen out of the waterfront real est...
02/29/2008
The Naples Causeway Bridge controversy continues to generate a lot of discussion in this lake region community. The Maine Dept. of Transporatation has now scheduled a meeting to promote their fixed bridge plan, which has many Naples waterfront business owners and area residents up in arms. The lo...
02/28/2008
Shortly after moving into my camp on Brandy Pond back in the nineties, I was paid a visit by some folks from across the lake. After exchanging pleasantries I found out the real reason for their visit. It seems that I had been leaving an exterior light post on all night. To make matters worse, the...
02/28/2008
You might be surprised to learn that most lakefront property here in Maine is purchased by folks "from away". From away usually refers to folks from Massachusetts, Connecticut or some other state here in the Northeast. The attitude these folks have about associations has always been peculiar to m...
02/27/2008
February in Maine means cold and snow most anytime. These conditions generally curtail a lot of activity in the lakefront property area, but afford opportunities for looking at other properties in ways not always taken advantage of.Many of our clients are looking for land on which to build that s...
02/26/2008
For years, the Rangeley Lakes Region has attracted visitors who yearn for a quiet escape from the faster tempos of regular life. Located 4 1/2 hours from Boston, just travelling here can give one a true sense of "getting away from it all". Nestled in the western mountains of Maine and off the bea...
02/26/2008
Recently I posted an article about the ongoing controversy swirling around several new proposals for the repair or replacement of the Causeway Bridge in Naples on Rte. 302.  A  news article today in our local Bridgton News tells me that the whole project is being put on hold pending further study...
02/24/2008
You might be surprised to learn that most lakefront property here in Maine is purchased by folks "from away". From away usually refers to folks from Massachusetts, Connecticut or some other state here in the Northeast. The attitude these folks have about associations has always been peculiar to m...
02/24/2008
The Belgrade Lakes Region is one of Maine's premier communities and four-season vacation and recreational destinations. The area offers peaceful lakeside surroundings, superb fishing, as well as swimming, boating and hiking. A variety of shops, restaurants, and lodging choices await the weekend v...
02/22/2008
From the 1900s to the late 1960s lakefront property owners from away chose to build camps rather than year round homes. Camps are seasonal structures constructed to be used in the "good " weather from Memorial Day to Labor Day. What differentiates a camp from a house is that camps lack one or mor...
02/22/2008
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