It has definitely been one for the “Totally Unexpected Life Benefits” file: While COVID-19 at first was super disruptive as it sent us all to hunker down at home, tens of millions of Americans now ENJOY the incredible opportunity and freedom of working at home. In fact, nearly 40 percent of us are still doing it, with most of us LOVING [...]
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Let’s be real: Deciding when to sell your house is never easy—especially in a stranger-than-fiction year like 2020. But if you’re one of those homeowners who’s debating when to put that “For Sale” sign in your front yard, there are 3 compelling reasons why selling NOW makes the most sense. Let’s quickly look at [...]
It’s been a troubling question for Augusta, Maine-area students, parents, and educators since COVID-19 first struck: How will we safely go back to school? Now the answers—which are ALWAYS tentative during this pandemic—are becoming clearer. Here’s what we know to [...]
When COVID-19 struck earlier this year, experts issued dire warnings regarding the pandemic’s likely impact on real estate buyers and sellers. But what has been our actual national experience - and our experience here in central Maine? Let’s take a couple of minutes to look at the U.S. and Maine-specific stats, and see what they tell [...]
So just how long does mortgage pre-approval last? Here's what you need to know!
Ensuring your buyer’s agent is a good negotiator is an essential part of getting a good deal on your next home. Your buyer’s agent listens to your plans and needs, shows you houses, assists in drawing up contracts, and turns in offers. [...]
Augusta, Maine has the best neighborhoods, making it perfect you and your family. Here's why.