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    A Closer Look at the COVID Market Rally

    As the COVID market rally seems to be coming to an end, a rapid rise in mortgage rates, inflation, and heightened volatility in the stock market have changed the dynamics of the real estate market across the country, but what are the implications for Maine? Below are helpful graphics to understand the shift in the real estate market from 2019 to today in competitive coastal communities across the state.

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    Introducing Your Legacy: Volume 2 – Buyer’s Guide

    Welcome to Maine. We present “Your Legacy: Volume 2,” a publication in partnership with our friends at Greydoor Publishing to help our future and present clients learn more about what it means to live in Maine. “Your Legacy” includes information on the top public schools and hospitals in the state, a helpful breakdown of our rental program for those looking to dip their toes in our waters, guides to the neighborhoods and towns we service, information on each of our six coastal offices, and articles of interest for those looking to learn more.

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    Damariscotta Office Welcomes Colin Harvey

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 170 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine (September 2022) Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, Maine’s leading luxury real estate company, is proud to announce Colin Harvey of Boothbay has joined the brokerage. “We are pleased to welcome Colin Harvey to our Damariscotta office, serving the midcoast from the Boothbay area to Moosehead Lake,” says Chris Lynch, President. “Colin grew up around the real estate industry in Maine and understands the tremendous value our global network, local expertise, and professional marketing bring when it comes to representing clients, whether it’s a large piece of land or a waterfront home.”

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    Sadie Yentsch Earns the Frederick W. “Rick” Griffin Scholarship Award Presented by Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

    Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, Maine (August 2022) – Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, Maine’s leading luxury property company, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, Camden, and Northeast Harbor, announced today that the annual Frederick W. “Rick” Griffin memorial scholarship has been awarded to Sadie Yentsch. The Frederick W. “Rick” Griffin memorial scholarship fund began in 2015. One scholarship in the amount of $2,500.00 is awarded each year to a graduating college-bound Kennebunk High School senior. 

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    Welcoming Summer Intern Allie Lynch

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two City Center, Portland, Maine (June 2022) Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to welcome Allie Lynch as its 2022 Summer Intern. Allie is a rising junior attending Bucknell University’s Freeman College of Management in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, pursuing a Finance Major and a Real Estate Minor.

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    RealTrends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals

    Every year RealTrends announces America’s Best Real Estate Professionals rankings, which recognize the finest real estate agents and teams from across the country. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is honored to have 11 agents named in the 2022 America’s Best Real Estate Professionals rankings! Nearly 24,000 U.S. real estate agents are featured and represent the top 1.49 percent of more than 1.6 million licensed Realtors® nationwide.

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    Enter to Win: Iconic Weekend on the “Quiet Side” of Mount Desert Island

    We are partnering with two locally-owned Maine businesses to giveaway an iconic weekend exploring Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park! The trip includes a scenic nature cruise aboard the Sea Princess, narrated by a Park Ranger who will point out eagles, seals, and Peregrine falcon nesting sites, as well as a stay in the charming Harbour Cottage Inn in Southwest Harbor. Both the Sea Princess and the Harbour Cottage Inn are based on the “Quiet Side” of Mount Desert Island, the island’s best-kept secret.

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    Portland Office Welcomes Ryan FitzGerald

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two City Center, Portland, Maine (June 2022) Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, Maine’s leading luxury real estate company, is proud to announce Ryan FitzGerald of South Portland has joined the brokerage. “We are pleased to welcome Ryan FitzGerald to the Portland office. His experience as a real estate investor and local business owner will greatly benefit his clients along with the resources found only at Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty,” says Chris Lynch, President. “It’s remarkable when our agents introduce us to a professional they want to work with on our team and Ryan is another example of that.”

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    Agents and Staff Celebrate Legacy’s Legacy: Giving Back to Maine

    Each year, participating agents contribute a portion of their commission to the “Legacy’s Legacy: Giving Back to Maine” charitable program. “We are so proud that our agent-led charitable initiative, ‘Legacy’s Legacy: Giving Back to Maine,’ has expanded its reach to more incredible organizations throughout Maine,” states Chris Lynch, President. “During the course of a year, we touch so many cities and towns with our special way of doing business and are delighted for the opportunity to give back.”  We love giving back to the communities we serve. Many of our agents and staff even had the pleasure of hand-delivering checks to these wonderful organizations. Here are some of the highlights!

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    Presenting Our Real Estate Spotlight: “The New Normal?”

    Read the newest volume of Real Estate Spotlight for our President Chris Lynch’s market analysis on whether we are finally entering a “new normal” for real estate, and also our latest extraordinary homes for sale in Maine.

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