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Home For Sale – 20 Eastlawn Road, Portland, Maine 04103

About 20 Eastlawn Road, Portland, Maine 04103

Nicely renovated, open concept ranch that offers a beautiful granite kitchen, stainless steel appliances, custom tiled bathroom, oversized master bedroom with generous closet space and hardwood floors throughout. In addition to having a large rear yard with a patio and shed, the neighborhood is peaceful and offers easy access to all that Portland has to offer. Great opportunity for first time home buyers or those looking to downsize and enjoy first floor living.

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Home For Sale – 28 Vermont Avenue, Portland, Maine 04105

About 28 Vermont Avenue, Portland, Maine 04105

Adorable and turnkey North Deering home – nothing left to update or replace. 1st floor master bedroom with huge closet (formerly the 4th BR), beautiful decorative fireplace, large granite kitchen with ss appliances opens to dining area. Brand new furnace, roof, kitchen, baths, painting all 4 years old. Lovely backyard.

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Home For Sale – 102 Vaughan Street, Portland, Maine 04102

About 102 Vaughan Street, Portland, Maine 04102

A historic West End John Calvin Stevens home has lovingly and meticulously been renovated into the Philip J Deering two unit Condominium Association and is now being offered to the market for the first time. There are incredible period features restored throughout the unit while incorporating high efficiency heating and cooling, programmable thermostats, new insulation, new wiring, new plumbing and sprinkler and security systems. Large, light filled rooms with high ceilings, beautifully refinished hardwood floor, original molding and hardware were retained throughout the home.This condo offers a private grand entrance with incredible foyer and original interior glass door which opens to the large living/dining room with tray ceiling, hardwood floors and a wood burning fire place. Sitting across from the living/dining room is a gourmet kitchen with high end appliances, Maine granite counter tops, hardwood floors, custom cabinets and a large pantry. There is also an adorable powder room and a lovely side entrance. The side entrance opens to a private yard which is exclusive to this unit, as well as the brick walk way which leads to the shared garage for one car parking and the driveway which is located off a private ally in the rear of the home. This unit also boasts a 966-square foot, daylight basement offering an endless amount of storage or possible playroom. The winding open staircase with stunning original stain glass window and built in mahogany bench lead to the second floor. On the second floor, you will find the master bedroom suite with walk in closet, second smaller closet and the on-suite master bath with free standing soaking tub, glass and tile shower and a dual vanity. There is also a library with original pocket doors and gas fireplace that could be used as a possible fourth bedroom and a cheerful, sun- filled laundry room rounds out the second floor. The third floor which is accessed by the open staircase from the second floor provides two large guest bedrooms both with walk in closets and a shared full bath with glass and tile shower. This unique and historic gem with all the latest amenities make the ease of owning a condominium a joy. The Philip J Deering Condominium is located within walking distance to Portland’s many restaurants, museums, shops and galleries.

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Home For Sale – 180 Washington Avenue, Unit #1, Portland, Maine 04101

About 180 Washington Avenue, Unit #1, Portland, Maine 04101

Premier condo development with sophisticated design, highest end finishes, all leading edge electronics, with unobstructed sweeping views of Back Cove & the city, Mt. Washington and beyond. Prime elevated location on the peninsula offers the opportunity to be one of the first buyers for this 3-unit building. Each offers 2-car garage with direct unit access from elevator and a private large 34′ x 7.5′ covered deck to an expansive 180 degree view.

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Home For Sale – 537 Congress Street, Unit 510, Portland, Maine 04101

About 537 Congress Street, Unit 510, Portland, Maine 04101

A ” Manhattan-like”” hip condo conveniently located in the heart of Portland’s art district. Near restaurants, shopping, the Portland Museum of Art and much more. Well-established, secure building. No HOA fees and covered parking available with entry to building. Peaceful get away for full time residence or a place to crash when visiting the city! Moments away from Portland’s Waterfront and ten minutes to the jetport.

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New Listing – 29 Fairfield Drive, Kennebunk, Maine 04046 – Maine Real Estate

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About 29 Fairfield Drive

Single Floor Living at its Finest! Privately situated on 3.4 acres, this spacious home is filled with light and fabulous living spaces! Enjoy morning coffee in the beautiful family room or a warm fire in the elegant living room. With three generous bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, a 2 car garage and a beautifully landscaped yard, this home is a perfect blend of style and practicality. All within walking distance to Kennebunkport and three beaches!!! Perfection!

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New Listing – 110 Sheridan Street, Portland, Maine 04101 – Maine Real Estate

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About 110 Sheridan Street

Rare buildable lot with sweeping views of downtown & Back Cove. Build the home you’ve been dreaming of in the burgeoning East End. Western exposure provides owner with beautiful sunsets. Walk down the street for your morning coffee. Make plans to meet friends at one of the neighborhood eateries. Close to 295, restaurants, grocery, parks, & East End Beach. R-6 zoning with option for a single or two family residence. Great investment/development opportunity. Full survey available.

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2016 Record Year – Maine Residential Real Estate Sales

Maine Real Estate (January 16, 2017) – Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, Maine’s leading luxury property company, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, and Camden, announced today that it achieved record sales in 2016. The company reported annual sales growth of more than 20% when compared to its previous record year in 2015. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty also announced that for the first time it surpassed the $400 million mark for Maine real estate sales as reported by Maine Listings at $408.8 million.

“It has been a terrific year for our agents and clients. We accomplished this incredible result without increasing the number of agents in the field,” said Chris Lynch, President. “Our organic growth in our target markets has been exceptional as we have been able to increase our overall market share while retaining our focus on representing distinctive properties throughout Maine.”

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is also proud to report that it ranks as the #4 real estate company in Maine for all residential sales statewide. “We are very fortunate to have so many top performing agents who have built their business around high-touch, exceptional personal service, and terrific sales results,” adds Lynch. “There are only a couple of companies that sell more real estate than our team, but they have hundreds more agents in the field than we have. “

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty attributes its success to offering its clients a very strong package of marketing services including critical professional photography, 3D Virtual Tours, glossy print advertising, global property distribution through its exclusive network of agents, and luxury branding through its affiliation with Sotheby’s International Realty. “There is no substitution for the quality and quantity of support, marketing services and network referrals of our unique network” states Chris Fortunato, Chief Operating Officer.

“Of course we are pleased with the 2016 results, but we are very excited about the future as well.  Maine has hit the global radar screen for quality of life. This is a game changer which has been an exciting but challenging environment as we now have more buyers seeking their dream homes. While I know we are up to the task, it will clearly be a very busy year for Maine real estate” Lynch concludes.

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty can be reached at 207-780-8900 and by e-mail at info@legacysir.com.

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with offices in Kennebunk, Portland, Brunswick, Damariscotta, 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 – 207-729-2820 (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)

Sotheby’s International Realty Enters Fiji

MADISON, N.J. and NEW ZEALAND (December 14, 2016) – Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that it has signed an agreement with New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty to expand the firm’s operations into Fiji, which will increase the global footprint of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand.

“Fiji is known for its unique beauty and global appeal, which are attractive to the international buyer,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “The Sotheby’s International Realty brand is dedicated to providing luxury real estate services in the most sought after destinations in the world. We are proud to expand our brand presence into Fiji.”

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty joined the Sotheby’s International Realty network in 2006 under the leadership of Co-Owners and Managing Directors Julian Brown and Mark Harris. Since then, the firm has expanded and now has 12 office locations throughout New Zealand with plans to open an office in Fiji in the first quarter of 2017.

“The time was right to make a strategic move to expand our operations into Fiji due to an increasing interest in the islands from international buyers and its proximity to New Zealand in the South Pacific,” said Harris. “Fiji is an ideal holiday destination, boasting a secluded an exquisite lifestyle with over 300 islands, while also easily accessible with non-stop flights from major financial hubs around the world.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 20,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in approximately 850 offices in 65 countries and territories worldwide. New Zealand 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.

Maine Homes Sales Increase 17.74 Percent and Prices Rise 6.59 Percent In November

AUGUSTA (December 21, 2016)— According to the Maine Association of REALTORS, 1,414 homes changed hands during the month of November 2016, up 17.74% over November 2015. The median sales price (MSP) for those homes reached $191,863, up 6.59 percent over November 2015. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half sold for less.

Nationally, sales of single-family existing homes jumped 16.2 percent since last November. The National Association of Realtors today reported a 6.8 percent rise of the national MSP to $236,500. The regional Northeast experienced a 15.7 percent increase in sales while the regional MSP was up 3.3 percent to $263,000.

“The statistics from November show continued stability in most markets across Maine.” according to Ed Gardner, Broker Owner of Ocean Gate Realty and President of the Maine Association of REALTORS.

“With the elections over, mortgage rates have risen slightly but remain at a sustained historical low. The financial markets have shown a spurt of growth over the past month and portfolios with stock market exposure may provide resources for investing in real estate. If you’re planning to sell or buy in 2017, contact your investment advisor and your REALTOR before year-end to discuss timing and strategy to gain your best advantage.”

Below are two charts showing statistics for Maine and its 16 counties. The first chart lists statistics for the month of November only, statewide. The second chart compares the number of existing, single-family homes sold (units) and volume (MSP) during the rolling quarter of September, October and November of 2015 and 2016.

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