Buying a home in Maine

July 22, 2021

A Maine Camp May Not Be What You Imagine

We love lake front properties!



I’m at Hosmer Pond in Camden, Maine to bring a message to our lakefront buyers. When looking at these great lakefront properties behind me, I’m reminded of a story when I first moved to Maine nearly 20 years ago.


My family had ...

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June 29, 2021

How Your Lifestyle Plays a Role in Your Vacation Home Selection

Here’s how lifestyle plays a role in the right vacation home for a buyer.



We’re often asked about the best way to find the perfect vacation home in Midcoast Maine. It all starts with the type of lifestyle you have or want. If you want a waterfront home ...

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Sept. 9, 2020

Video: Home for sale at 300 Main Street Searsport Maine

Aug. 23, 2019

Land for Sale: Build a home in Camden Maine

Build your dream home in Camden Maine. This property is improved with underground power and a four bedroom septic. It's not part of a subdivision and does allow for stick built, modular and mobile homes. 



FMI: 79 Start Road in Camden Maine

Listed by: Chuck Brawn

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Feb. 6, 2019

Median Sales Price vs. Average Sales Price

We have been asked: “Why do you put the median sales price on your just listed postcards and just sold postcards?” We hear that the majority of people like to use the term average. Average Sales Price doesn’t always accurately depict our real estate market areas.

Median Sales Price ...

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Nov. 28, 2018

24% Of Renters Believe Winter Is The Best Time To Buy A Home

Buying a home in Maine during the winter

In real estate, (especially in Midcoast Maine) the spring is often seen as the ideal time to buy or sell a house. The term “Spring Buyer’s Season” exists for a reason, as renters and those looking to move on from their current home thaw out from the winter and hit ...

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Feb. 23, 2018

Homeownership Workshop: March 6, 2018

Questions about homeownership? Thinking about investing?

Join us March 6, 2017 at 6pm at the The Crosby Center for an educational and informative homeowners workshop. This is a complimentary experience where a panel of industry professionals will be presenting and answering your questions. Join us: Su Leigh with Gateway ...

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June 17, 2017

Common FHA Appraisal Red Flags


FHA financing currently allows home buyers to purchase a home with 3.5% down. This is a great opportunity for buyers to get into a home with a small down payment however these FHA loan product comes with more restrictive appraisal guidelines than conventional loans. 

We meet many ...

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May 12, 2017

Benefits of Getting Pre-Approved for a Home Loan in Midcoast Maine

During the mortgage pre-approval process, a mortgage lender will review your financial situation to determine whether or not you’re qualified for a loan. If you do appear to be qualified, they’ll also give you a maximum amount they are willing to lend. It’s a worthwhile process for several reasons.

Benefits of getting pre-approved for a home loanHere ...

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May 8, 2017

House Hunting in Midcoast Maine: 10 Tips for a Smoother Home Search

House hunting in Midcoast Maine is one of the most exciting parts of the home buying process. But it’s also where a lot of first-time and repeat buyers make mistakes. Without a solid plan in place, the house hunting process can be a lot of effort with little reward. That’s ...

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