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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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2010 

The numbers are in for January, 484 existing single family homes were sold by real estate agents, which compares to 408 in January 2009, a gain of 18.63%.  The median price of these homes climbed to $160,000 vs. $152,250 in January 2009, a gain of 5.09%.  Nationally the increase is only 8.6% for ...
02/27/2010
One of my favorite clients, who has just passed the CPA Exam (congratulations Katya), became first time home buyers in 2009, the date was my birthday October 9, which is why I will always remember it.  Rather than wait for their 2009 return, she filed a revision for 2008 and was expecting the cre...
02/24/2010
Twenty percent of homeowners believed their home increased in value, although Zillow reports that 28 percent actually did.  Half of homeowners believe their own homes lost value during 2009, while 30 percent believed their homes' values stayed the same. In reality, according to Zillow, 65 percen...
02/19/2010
On Saturday, February 6th, the Chinese American Friendship Association of Maine (CAFAM) will be celebrating the upcoming Chinese New Year (The Year of the Tiger) at Catherine McAuley High School, 631 Stevens Avenue, Portland from 10:30 A.M. to 4 P.M.   The event will feature Chinese crafts and g...
02/03/2010
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