• Maine Leadership,  Maine News,  Press Releases

    Andy Lynch Named Chief Financial Officer

    Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, Maine’s leading luxury property company with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, Camden, and Northeast Harbor, announced that Andrew “Andy” Lynch was named Chief Financial Officer. Andy is entering his fifth year with the company, having joined as the Financial Controller in 2018. Prior to joining Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, Andy was employed in the Financial Risk Management department for General Electric (GE) Capital Aviation Services.

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  • Maine News,  New Hampshire Real Estate

    Maine & New Hampshire Continue to Attract New Residents

    According to recent data from the Census Bureau, new arrivals continued to migrate to Maine and New Hampshire in 2022. Maine and New Hampshire continue to be viewed as highly desirable places to live, continuing to drive demand for homes. Other New England states like Vermont and Connecticut had much smaller increases this past year, while Rhode Island and Massachusetts saw a negative percent change.

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  • Listings We Love,  Maine Land For Sale,  Maine Real Estate

    Build Your Dream Home in 2023: Southern Maine, Casco Bay, Lakes and Mountains Homesites

    We’re highlighting incredible homesites for sale, many with significant acreage, to build your dream home in Maine in 2023. This installment showcases homesites along Casco Bay, from Great Diamond Island oceanfront to West Bath and Harpswell, to secluded locales in the lakes and mountains, and even prime sites in coveted Kennebunkport.

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  • Camden Maine Real Estate,  Maine Real Estate,  New Listings,  Real Estate News

    New Listing! 33 High Street, Camden, Maine – $895,000

    33 High Street, Camden, Maine Represented By Brian Wickenden Tastefully renovated village home within walking distance to downtown Camden. Back deck overlooking beautiful garden areas, large detached 4 car garage, detached barn with potential to covert to additional living space, and a great covered entry deck. Sunken family room with a stone fireplace. Open kitchen with center island and dining area, separate formal dining room. Den with woodstove insert, living room with a gas fireplace, and office area on the first floor. Large 2nd floor primary bedroom suite streaming with natural light. 2nd floor laundry, 3 additional second floor bedrooms. A great in-town home. Click here to learn more about…

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  • Commercial Maine Real Estate,  Damariscotta Real Estate,  Maine Real Estate,  New Listings

    New Commercial Listing! 65 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine – $795,000

    65 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine Represented by  Miles Geisler & Joanne Moore Prime retail space on Main Street, Damariscotta. Presently Stars Fine Jewelry, a thriving business for over18 years. Classic coastal Maine design, in excellent condition, faithfully maintained and improved by the current owners. Entrance and egress off Main Street with double glass doors to the back just off the shop’s private parking/municipal parking lot with fabulous water views. The Main Street access with an extra wide door and no steps to impede walk-in traffic making the building handicapped accessible. Four private parking places are situated on the lot, a tremendous asset. A stylishly decorated interior with an open floor plan…

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  • Economic News,  Maine Real Estate,  Press Releases,  Real Estate News

    Maine Home Prices Increase 8 Percent In November

    PORTLAND, ME (December 21, 2022) – Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, Maine’s leading luxury property company, with offices in Portland, Kennebunk, Brunswick, Damariscotta, Camden, and Northeast Harbor, announces that buyers of single-family existing homes across Maine are still encountering a lower-than-normal inventory of homes available for purchase. According to Maine Listings, 1,289 homes changed hands in November, a decline of 28.7 percent from November one year ago. The median sales price (MSP) for homes sold reached $325,000—up 8.3 percent from November 2021. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half sold for less. “While demand remains steady for Maine’s tight for-sale inventory, increased mortgage…

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  • Experience Maine,  Holidays,  Winter in Maine

    Enjoy a Holiday Cocktail in Portland this Season

    We’re highlighting seasonally-inspired cocktails and mocktails from Portland’s watering holes that will give you visions of sugar plum fairies. The city is dazzling in December, from the tree lit up in Monument Square to the festive window displays in the Old Port. For those who want to try mixology from the comfort of home, Maine Spirits put together a round-up of holiday-themed recipes, from candy cane cocktails to gingerbread martinis.

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  • Economic News,  Maine News,  Maine Real Estate,  Press Releases,  Significant Sales

    “Floating Boulder” Lakefront Wilderness Estate Sells for Record-Breaking $8,250,000

    We are proud to announce we closed on the highest sale in our 17-year history with our agents representing both the sellers and buyers. The one-of-a-kind lakefront estate on 483 acres in Orland, known as “Floating Boulder,” sold for $8,250,000 with agent Elizabeth Banwell representing the sellers and agents Anne Bosworth and Andrea Pellechia representing the buyers. The property is also the highest lakefront sale in Maine this year, and the eighth-highest residential sale and second-highest lakefront sale in state history.

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  • Economic News,  Maine News,  Media Feature

    Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty of Texas Quotes Chris Lynch in Wall Street Journal

    Chris Lynch’s opening letter in our Real Estate Spotlight from earlier this week resonated with Robbie Briggs, the CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty in North Texas who writes a weekly column in the Wall Street Journal. Briggs quoted Lynch’s message in the newspaper, agreeing that the latest negative headlines on the real estate market are overblown and inaccurate.

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  • Maine Real Estate,  Naples Maine Real Estate,  New Listings,  Real Estate News

    New Listing! 23 Kimball Corner Road, Naples, Maine – $499,500

    23 Kimball Corner Road, Naples, Maine Represented by Ryan Fitzgerald This beautifully updated 1790 farmhouse sits atop a pastoral ridge, flooded with light and a sense of expanse. If you daydream of simpler times, of green fields, gardens, and the quiet life, look no further. The 4,400 sq. ft. house features classic details and tasteful updates throughout. The sun-drenched first level has traditional wood floors, multiple, gracious living areas, an elegant kitchen and dining room, three fireplaces, a half bath, and a large deck overlooking the backyard. Upstairs you will find 4-5 bedrooms with classic farmhouse details, with three mostly updated full baths and a large great room/5th bedroom perfect…

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