No Comments

Fall Home Maintenance Tips – Things You Should Do to Your Home Before Winter Starts

Along the Green in Woodstock, Vermont, this classically styled New England home adds a sense of order and tradition to the bustle of passing tourists.

Along the Green in Woodstock, Vermont, this classically styled New England home adds a sense of order and tradition to the bustle of passing tourists.

Every season brings unique challenges insofar as home maintenance is concerned. As the weather gets cooler in fall, it should remind you to start preparing your home for winter. Doing so will go a long way in ensuring that your home has what it takes to withstand the winter’s harsh weather conditions and keep your family warm during the coldest months. READ MORE

No Comments

Heat Pump Or Furnace? What’s The Best Way To Heat Your Maine Home

living room with fireplace

living room with fireplace

Difference Between a Heat Pump and Furnace

FURNACE

A furnace depends on a fuel source and fan to heat most of the homes in the greater portland. The source of fuel, often natural gas, burns in the chamber, and the hot air is then forced through your channel and into your home with a fan. Because a furnace uses flames to cause heat, it blows a much warmer air as compared to a heat pump. READ MORE

No Comments

Moving to Portland from a Different State

The ideal tips to keep you sane during a move to Portland. 

If life is taking you on a new adventure to Portland, you’re in luck! This beautiful city boasts amazing local businesses, stunning views, and a serious passion for the outdoors. 

As you begin to execute your plan for moving to Portland, there are certainly some things you’ll want to take into consideration. These tips and tricks serve to help make your move as easy as possible, so you can walk into your new home and put your feet up. READ MORE

No Comments

The Best Areas to Live in Maine for Retirees

Smiling Man Holding Woman's Left Shoulder

Smiling Man Holding Woman's Left ShoulderAs a retiree, all you need access to in Maine is fresh seafood, excellent public facilities, and a good view when you wake up in the morning. This is perhaps the reason why people are choosing Maine for retirement. With statistics showing that there are more than 6000 people aged 55 and above moving to Maine every year since 2013. The state has become prevalent for senior citizens. It is the perfect place for anyone to spend their golden years. Below are some of the best areas to live in Maine for retirees: READ MORE

No Comments

2018 Easter Egg Hunt Locations in Portland Maine

Portland Maine Egg hunt

Portland Maine Egg huntDeering Center Community Church Easter Egg Hunt

The Deering Center Community Church will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st beginning at 10 A.M. The church is located at 4 Brentwood Street in Portland, Maine.

Refreshments will be provided to those who attend. There is no admission fee and the church is asking that you invite all friends and family that are interested in attending! For more information, check out the Deering Center Community Church Facebook page. READ MORE

No Comments

Enjoy a Stress-Free Retirement in Portland, Maine

Retired Couple Becoming a homeowner is a significant step in each individual’s life. It takes a great amount of planning, courage, and determination to take on such a great responsibility. Seniors, who are in the stage of life where they have to face retirement plans often come to the conclusion that, what once seemed like their perfect family house for four, five or six members, is now too huge of a mansion for just the retiree couple. READ MORE

No Comments

Investor Questions –specific neighborhoods in Portland Maine to recommend for potential future value thanks to planned improvements in infrastructure or other?

Portland, located on the Atlantic coast in southern Maine, is home to around 67,000 residents. The city is best known for its thriving economy, its colorful waterfront and port, its eponymous lobsters and its burgeoning food scene.

Portland is neatly divided into more than two dozens distinct neighborhoods, each with its own unique character and personality. READ MORE

No Comments

What Sellers Should Know About Green Upgrades

If you are environmentally conscious, you may be interested in outfitting your home with green upgrades. Green upgrades can help your home run more efficiently and they can decrease some of the regular bills that come to your home. Performing improvements for efficiency will help decrease your utilities in a climate like Maine. Here are four things that you should be aware of before outfitting your home with green upgrades. READ MORE

No Comments

Bidding Wars are Back in Maine

The act of buying a home is already enough to make the average person break out into a sweat. The purchase of a brand new home is both exciting and nerve-wracking, as you will be expected to take care of and maintain one of your the most expensive possessions. Before you even get the home, you will have to go through the offer and acceptance portion of home buying. It is important to note that bidding wars are up in Maine and are a major cause of anxiety for home buyers. Here is what you need to know about bidding wars and how you can prepare. READ MORE