Real Estate
  • Published
    August 14, 2018

    Lead paint — be gone

    More than half of Maine homes contain lead paint. Lead-based paint is most common in houses built before 1978, and especially in homes built before 1950, when paint contained up to 50 percent lead. According to the Royal Society of Chemistry, lead-based paint relies on lead compounds for its color. White lead, or lead(II) carbonate […]

  • Published
    August 8, 2018

    Investigate your way to home ownership

  • Published
    August 1, 2018

    Home sales and prices up

    It is a good sellers market in Maine right now.

  • Published
    July 25, 2018

    Yes to title insurance

    It’s not something a lot of people think about, but it’s something a lot of people need.

  • Published
    July 18, 2018

    Help for first-time home buyers

    Don’t try to be a new home our your own.

  • Published
    July 11, 2018

    Clean sale

    Making the effort to make your house clean may make the difference between a buyer making an offer. It may also impact how much a buyer offers.

  • Published
    July 4, 2018

    Seller and buyer vitals 

    Vital signs for sellers and buyers across America were taken recently and the results were released in the National Association of Realtors second quarter Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey.

  • Published
    June 26, 2018

    ‘A nation of home owners is unconquerable’

    A brief history of home ownership in the U.S.

  • Published
    June 20, 2018

    Receipt, please

    In real estate, a deed is the legal receipt for the transference of real property from a seller (the grantor) to the new owner (the grantee).

  • Published
    June 12, 2018

    June is National Homeownership Month

    So much to celebrate when you own a home

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