Whether it's affectionately known as the lake house, the camp, or some other name; whether it has a beach, a dock, or just a beautiful view; your lakefront property holds memories. So when it comes time to sell, regardless of the reason, many emotions can [...]
Blog :: 06-2014
"Maine is the perfect place to purchase a home!" Of course people expect us to say that; we're Coldwell Banker Rizzo Mattson, Realtors and real estate is our job. But what if there were some sort of competition - a reality-type show where states competed for the prestigious 'Best Place to Purchase a Home' title?
We know Maine would win [...]
I got into a conversation the other day about how easy life would be if it were more like the game of Monopoly. Prices for properties would already be set and printed on a little card. All houses would look exactly the same. But then we quickly realized that in the Monopoly world, each house we owned could only be sold for half its original [...]
So you're ready to buy your first home, and everyone and their brother has advice for you, right? ?Here at Coldwell Banker Rizzo Mattson, Realtors, we know first-time home buying can be overwhelming. ?For our agents here [...]
When shopping for a home, focus on the growth of the community you will be moving into. If you have children, where they will go to school? If you are starting a family, where is the closest hospital? Once you determine the importance of these areas then take into consideration the property taxes for the home you are looking to [...]