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Home For Sale – 992 High Street, Bath, Maine 04530

About 992 High Street, Bath, Maine 04530

Tasteful, nine room updated Colonial and two story barn in a convenient in-town location includes 3 plus bedrooms, 2.5 baths, lovely fireplaced family room opening to a gracious screened patio, beautiful kitchen plus dining room and den and sunny living room. An elevator and a handicap accessible master bedroom suite complete this unique offering.

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Home Is Where the Heart Is

This Valentine’s Day don’t forget what’s important…

Home For Sale – 66 Cumberland Street, Yarmouth, Maine 04096

About 66 Cumberland Street, Yarmouth, Maine 04096

Beautifully appointed and exquisitely designed 2009 Village home. Offering the ideal layout with open gourmet kit, cozy FR, DR, LR and den/exercise room on 1st floor. Tons of natural light from numerous windows positioned to maximize privacy. Master BR/BA is oasis w/ steam shower & fireplace. Expansive playroom offers plenty of space for all ages. Whole house generator, large mudroom & separate walk thru pantry complete the house. Walk to shops, restaurants & schools – Village living at its best.

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#1 for Real Estate Sales in Yarmouth, Maine

Yarmouth Maine Real Estate (February 2018) – Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, and Camden, announced today that they continue to hold the #1 ranking in 2017 for real estate sales in Yarmouth, Maine. The company reported that it closed a record 39 transaction sides totaling $33.3 million. By comparison, Maine Listings data shows that the company was more than 54% ahead of the #2 real estate company in this market segment. This marks the third consecutive year that Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty has ranked #1 for real estate sales in Yarmouth, Maine.

“We are so thankful to have such terrific buyer and seller clients who have trust in us to help them meet their real estate goals in Yarmouth,” said Chris Lynch, President. “Yarmouth has so many special features and a classic New England feel. Our agents are very well connected with the buyers and sellers in town, which has allowed us the opportunity to source buyers for many of our beautiful listings.”

“The fact that we often have many of the best listings in a particular town helps up find the best buyers for our listings as well as similarly priced properties in the area,” adds Lynch. “We really go the extra mile for our listing clients with stunning photography, 3D virtual tours, custom videos and top notch client service.”

“There is a myth that we only deal with super high value homes, but that is not the case,” Lynch explains. “We know there are special, distinctive, beautiful properties at all price points throughout Maine. We love to give them the exposure that they need to shine against competing properties.”

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty recently reported they hold the #1 ranking in 2017 for all single family residential and condo sales over $400,000 in Maine. They have listed nearly 1 in every 15 homes over $400,000 and 1 in every 10 homes over $500,000 statewide. Lynch concludes, “Yarmouth has a broad range of homes in terms of price, but the consistently high quality allows us to do our marketing magic in terms of presentation.”Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty can be reached at 207.780.8900 and by email at info@legacysir.com. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, and Camden, is Maine’s leading luxury and lifestyle real estate company with more than 70 agents and 5 offices serving Maine coastal communities from York County to Hancock County as well as the New Hampshire Seacoast. 

Offices located at:

2 City Center, Portland, ME 04101 – 207.780.8900 (Greater Portland Real Estate)

150 Port Road, Lower Village, Kennebunk, ME 04043 – 207.967.0934 (York, Ogunquit, Kittery, the Kennebunks, Biddeford and Seacoast New Hampshire Real Estate)

141 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207.729.2820 (Mid-Coast Maine Real Estate)

170 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543 – 207.563.2775 (Bristol, Christmas Cove and Boothbay Region Real Estate)

46 Bay View Street, Camden, ME 04843 – 207.230.1003 (Camden, Rockport, Mount Desert and Mid-Coast Real Estate)

Home For Sale – 240 Foreside Road, Cumberland Foreside, Maine 04110

About 240 Foreside Road, Cumberland Foreside, Maine 04110

Beautifully renovated and impeccably maintained, this stately Foreside home boasts a floor plan that offers it all. Cozy and inviting rooms to curl up and read a book by the fire, as well as wonderful entertaining spaces. Offering stunning detail in built-ins, moldings, lighting, and landscaping – streaming with natural light. First floor office, den, family room and formal dining and living rooms. Three staircases, bonus room with full bath and separate entry, 2nd floor laundry, master suite, 3 additional bedrooms, and two newly renovated guest baths. Expansive back yard with stone walls, stone patio and fireplace, pool, outdoor shower, and deeded water rights to Casco Bay. A one of kind opportunity.

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Home For Sale – 14 Laurel Ridge Road, Scarborough, Maine 04074

About 14 Laurel Ridge Road, Scarborough, Maine 04074

Tucked on a quiet cul-de-sac and just minutes from shopping, dining, and schools is this pristine and beautifully updated home featuring 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms and a Powder Room. The first floor features a Great Room, Dining Room, gorgeous remodeled Kitchen, Laundry with Mud Room, Office and a Guest Suite. On the second floor you will find an open Loft, Family Room, two Spacious Bedrooms, and the Master Suite. The owners have meticulously cared for and updated this lovely home. Newer front porch, deck, remodeled Kitchen and Bathrooms, new flooring, freshly painted, newer lighting, landscaping, central vacuum, lawn sprinklers, newer smoke detectors and more! The private and wooded cul-de-sac offers privacy, a serene feeling and the convenience of being just minutes to everything. Come explore this 3+ acre wooded site, the neighborhood and the surroundings. You won’t be disappointed!

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Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Presence in Northern California

PORTLAND, ME (February 7 , 2018) – Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in PortlandKennebunkBrunswick,  Damariscotta, and Camden, announced that Mendo Realty in Mendocino and Fort Bragg, California, is the newest member of the Sotheby’s International Realty global network and will now operate as Mendo Sotheby’s International Realty.

Established in 1963, the boutique firm is owned and operated by Gregory J. Burke, Allan Cone, and Arvin Reed. It will serve the luxury residential real estate markets of the Mendocino Coast and into the Anderson Valley and Comptche.

“Mendocino County is known for its scenic, untouched coastline and relaxed lifestyle,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Gregory Burke and his team are focused on exceptional client services, and we are proud to welcome Mendo Sotheby’s International Realty to the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand.”

“We are focused on a client-first approach,” said Burke. “For 54 years, we have strived for excellence in our local market and the Sotheby’s International Realty brand presents another layer of unparalleled service to strengthen our position in the market.”

With this addition, the Sotheby’s International Realty network now has 116 branded offices throughout the state of California.

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in 930 offices in 69 countries and territories worldwide. In 2016, the brand achieved a record global sales volume of $95 billion USD. Mendo Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty can be reached at 207-780-8900, by email at info@legacysir.comand via our website LegacySIR.comLegacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Damariscotta, Kennebunk, Portland, Brunswick, and Camden, is Maine’s leading luxury and lifestyle property company with more than 70 agents and 5 offices serving Maine coastal communities from York County to Hancock County as well as the New Hampshire Seacoast.

Offices Located at:

2 City Center, Portland, ME 04101 – 207-780-8900 (Greater Portland Real Estate)

141 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207- (Mid-Coast Maine Real Estate)

150 Port Road, Lower Village, Kennebunk, ME 04043 – 207-967-0934 (York, Ogunquit, Kittery, the Kennebunks, Biddeford and Seacoast New Hampshire)

170 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543 – 207-563-2775 (Bristol, Christmas Cove, Boothbay Harbor)

46 Bay View Street, Camden, ME 04843 – 207-230-1003 (Camden, Rockport, Mount Desert, Mid-Coast)

#1 in Maine for Sales Over $700,000 in 2017

Maine Real Estate (February 2018) – Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, and Camden, announced today that they continue to hold the #1 ranking in 2017 for all sales greater than $700,000 in Maine. The company reported that it closed 186 transaction sides totaling $215.5 million in this category last year. Although there were more than a dozen cities and towns that were exceptionally strong, the company continues to expand its services to more of Maine each year. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty added that it outpaced its next closest competitor by near double the dollar volume of sales.

“This is a sweet spot for us,” said Chris Lynch, President. “Our market share has been improving for many years in the mid-range price points with both buyers and sellers. Our focus on providing the same high level of on-site agent service, beautiful photography and super high end marketing for all of our listings has been well received. Our selling clients have been very pleased and impressed with the quality of our property presentation and the fact that we go the extra mile for them.”

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty also reported that it was able to convert 78 of its own proprietary listings to match it with its exclusive buyer clients for this broad based market segment representing a 50% increase over 2016. “The fact that we often have many of the best listings in a particular town helps us find the best buyers for our listings as well as similarly priced properties in the area,” adds Lynch. “We have an incredible portfolio of listings with more than 1 in every 10 homes over $700,000 listed with us at any given time. It also gives our agents unique market insights on the depth of any locations, price points and home styles which is critical in pricing new listings and advising our buyers on their purchases.”

The company reported that it expanded its leadership position by outpacing its #2 competitor by 93%. “This is a segment of the market that we will continue to grow. It is a perfect fit for our approach to marketing homes. When a prospective client sees or hears what we have done for our current clients and what we can do for them in terms of marketing venues and successful sales, they typically become a new client,” explains Lynch.

“There is a myth that we only deal with super high value homes, but that is not the case,” Lynch concludes. “We know there are special, distinctive, beautiful properties at all price points in Maine. We love to get them the exposure that they need to shine against competing properties.”Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty can be reached at 207.780.8900 and by email at info@legacysir.com. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, and Camden, is Maine’s leading luxury and lifestyle real estate company with more than 70 agents and 5 offices serving Maine coastal communities from York County to Hancock County as well as the New Hampshire Seacoast. 

Offices located at:

2 City Center, Portland, ME 04101 – 207.780.8900 (Greater Portland Real Estate)

150 Port Road, Lower Village, Kennebunk, ME 04043 – 207.967.0934 (York, Ogunquit, Kittery, the Kennebunks, Biddeford and Seacoast New Hampshire Real Estate)

141 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207.729.2820 (Mid-Coast Maine Real Estate)

170 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543 – 207.563.2775 (Bristol, Christmas Cove and Boothbay Region Real Estate)

46 Bay View Street, Camden, ME 04843 – 207.230.1003 (Camden, Rockport, Mount Desert and Mid-Coast Real Estate)

#1 in Maine for Single Family Residential and Condo Sales Over $400,000 in 2017

Maine Real Estate (February 2018) – Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, and Camden, announced today that they continue to hold the #1 ranking in 2017 for all single family residential and condo sales over $400,000 in Maine. The company reported that it closed 428 transaction sides totaling $340 million in this category last year. This segment of the market is one of the most competitive in Maine, with hundreds of agencies and thousands of agents competing for the best properties throughout the state.

“We are so pleased that our commitment to the best photography, video and marketing has separated us from our competition,” said Chris Lynch, President. “With prices increasing in much of the state over the past few years, there are many more homes and more opportunities for us to excel.”

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty also reported that it was able to convert 160 of its own proprietary listings to match it with its exclusive buyer clients. “We are pleased to have again been able to retain our #1 position,” adds Lynch. “We have a large market share and portfolio of listings with more than 1 in every 15 homes over $400,000 listed with us statewide.”

The company reported that its average sold price is more than 35% higher than its next closest competitor. “Our agents and our clients love working with so many great homes while still applying our marketing magic and world class photography to everything we touch,” says Lynch. “It is always easy to pick out listings from the lineup of lead photos. We really make them shine.”

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty also reported that it successfully closed sales within this category in a total of 126 towns throughout Maine last year. “This is reflection of our statewide coverage with 5 offices strategically positioned throughout the state and our team of experts who can get the job done most anywhere there is an opportunity,” concludes Lynch.

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty can be reached at 207.780.8900 and by email at info@legacysir.com. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, and Camden, is Maine’s leading luxury and lifestyle real estate company with more than 70 agents and 5 offices serving Maine coastal communities from York County to Hancock County as well as the New Hampshire Seacoast. 

Offices located at:

2 City Center, Portland, ME 04101 – 207.780.8900 (Greater Portland Real Estate)

150 Port Road, Lower Village, Kennebunk, ME 04043 – 207.967.0934 (York, Ogunquit, Kittery, the Kennebunks, Biddeford and Seacoast New Hampshire Real Estate)

141 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 – 207.729.2820 (Mid-Coast Maine Real Estate)

170 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543 – 207.563.2775 (Bristol, Christmas Cove and Boothbay Region Real Estate)

46 Bay View Street, Camden, ME 04843 – 207.230.1003 (Camden, Rockport, Mount Desert and Mid-Coast Real Estate)