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    Maine Real Estate FAQ’s – E-Newsletter – Vol. 55

        We are proud to present you with Volume 55 of our E-Newsletter. Here are a few highlights from President and Owner Chris Lynch’s update on the current Maine Real Estate market: “2020 and the first half of 2021 have presented a very complex set of numbers when examined through the lens of a microscope. However, when viewed in the context of the market as a whole, the results are quite strong, but less remarkable than one might think.” “Buyers expanded their home searches into other parts of Maine where inventory was more abundant. Seven counties enjoyed sales gains in excess of 20%. Inventory continues to be a challenge…

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    A New Normal for Maine – E-Newsletter – Vol. 54

    We are proud to present to you Volume 54 of our E-Newsletter. Here are a few highlights from President and Owner Chris Lynch’s update on the current Maine Real Estate market: “Over the course of the preceding decades, massive urbanization has been the trend in most of the country. However, there has been a sharp reversal triggered by the influence of COVID-19.” “…the synergies, cost efficiencies, and quality of life enhancements associated with remote work will remain a significant driver behind the deurbanization transformation. Maine real estate, with its strong price performance, has been the direct beneficiary of this recent trend.” “our great state offers an unparalleled lifestyle with easy…

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    Who Would Have Thought? – E-Newsletter – Vol. 53

    We are proud to present to you Volume 53 of our E-Newsletter. Here are a few highlights from President and Owner Chris Lynch’s update on the current state of Maine Real Estate: “There has been a widespread reversal of the urbanization trend that dealt a blow to suburban living over the last decade. Maine is among many destinations nationwide that have experienced a significant surge in the demand for real estate.” “When people hear about low inventory, they aren’t necessarily able to appreciate how slim the inventory really is. There are several towns with 10 or fewer “Active” listings available for sale today.” “We continue to enjoy many special benefits…

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    Significant Sales 2020

    If you have followed our social media, blog, and/or newsletter, you will know that we have experienced what seems to be an unprecedented pace of new buyers seeking a primary residence or seasonal property in our great state. The surge in buyer demand continues to outstrip the supply of new listings coming on the market. Although the new listing inventory is currently both at a seasonal and cyclical low point, we continue to source new listings each day. If you are considering selling your home, we have a deep backlog of buyers for most properties and locations in Maine. I would urge you to contact me or one of our…

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    Experience Maine – The Way Life Should Be – The Legacy Collection Vol. 14

    We have always enjoyed accolades for the Maine lifestyle with its easy access to beaches, boating, lakes, mountains, restaurants, galleries, hotels, and cultural amenities. Now, we are in the midst of a more significant change in which Maine has become a new home for many and seemingly will continue along this trend for years to come. When asked, “Why do people live in Maine?” I have always answered, “Because they can! And you would too if you could!”  With the recent changes we have all experienced in our various living, working, and learning environments, many more people have awakened to the realization that they can now couple their desire to…

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    Is It True?

    “Maine is typically the last in line when it comes to experiencing most national and regional fads and trends. In fact, by the time some national trends finally make it to Maine, they have already faded out of sight, leaving nearly a ripple of change here. Maine is a small state in terms of population, with approximately 1.35 million people, but it also commands the feeling of unlimited open space for growth and recreation, with miles and miles of bold Atlantic coastline and more than 6,000 lakes and ponds. Yet, Maine’s growth has always been tempered by its infamous reputation for long winters. Is it true that Maine’s reputation of…

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    What Is Really Going On in Maine Real Estate

    “Hardly an hour passes without someone checking in with me to find out what is really going on in Maine Real Estate. Interestingly, my answer seems to change nearly as often as we adjust to the continually evolving regulatory environment. The discussion regarding Maine Real Estate market conditions is far from a “one size fits all” approach toward a simple conclusion. I will do my best in the following paragraphs to break down some of the key considerations.” Read more…

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    Time to Wave the Yellow Flag? – Maine Real Estate – E-Newsletter – Vol. 50

    TIME TO WAIVE THE YELLOW FLAG? – MAINE REAL ESTATE It is time to celebrate 10 straight years of improving real estate market conditions for the state of Maine. Some years were better than others, but over this period we have been enjoying gains in both Unit Volume and Median Sales prices. While most of our readers enjoy our market commentary, others have, from time to time, accused me of being a “shill” for Maine real estate.Of course the continual barrage of data reporting record breaking market conditions for the better part of the past one hundred plus months speaks for itself. All of that said, I think it is…