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Surging Demand Means Sell Your House THIS WINTER!

Surging Demand Means Sell Your House THIS WINTER!

The headlines tell the dramatic story: “Maine’s Housing Market Broke Records in 2020, with Sales and Prices Through the Roof” the Portland Press Herald just reported. And in its most recent issue, Mainebiz asserts that the decision to sell your house has become a virtual no-brainer, with “surging demand” fueling people to be “snapping up [...]

An Interview with Brian Rizzo About the Family Business

An Interview with Brian Rizzo About the Family Business

When you engage with a business, do you ever wonder what the human part of their backstory is? To shed some light on this, we called Brian Rizzo, owner/broker at Coldwell Banker Rizzo Mattson, Realtors®. Here’s the personal and family story Brian shared with us.

A Remarkable Conversation Between Father and Son

 “The wonderful thing about [...]

What Are “Closing Costs” and Who Pays Them?

What Are Closing Costs and Who Pays Them?

As home buying and selling in Maine soars above all expectations, more and more of you are asking us, “What exactly are ‘closing costs’? Who pays them? How can we best prepare for them?”

To help you more easily and clearly understand closing costs, we’ve put together this must-know information and guidance.

Definition of “Closing Costs”

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Buy a Home - Then Work from Home!

Buy a HomeThen Work from Home!

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 [...]

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Real Estate Buying and Selling

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Real Estate Buying and Selling

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 [...]

2019 in Review: Coldwell Banker Rizzo Mattson Realtors®

2019 in Review: Coldwell Banker Rizzo Mattson Realtors�

Here at Coldwell Banker Rizzo Mattson Realtors®, 2019 was an outstanding year—and we have our valued customers to thank for that! Thanks to their trust in us, we engaged in a very dynamic market, especially for those seeking to sell real estate in Central Maine. Buyers found the market slightly more difficult; throughout Maine there was a [...]

3 Smart Reasons to Buy Real Estate in Winter

3 Smart Reasons to Buy Real Estate in Winter

 

The temps feel oh-so-frosty and the winter snow has taken over, so that means now is a terrible time to buy real estate, right? Wrong! In fact, based on our years of experience, we’d argue that winter is likely the BEST time to buy real estate in Central Maine. Here are 3 key reasons [...]

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