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Preparing Your Home or Condo for Rental

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Preparing your home or condominium for rental is much like preparing it to be listed for sale. Photos have become as important in the rental market as they are in real estate sale, as most people looking to rent will begin their search online. Freshen and Clean—We recommend thoroughly cleaning your property from top to bottom; if you do not …

Styling Your Ski Home with Pantone’s Color of the Year

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Since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute has announced the Pantone Color of the Year, which influences many industries including ones near and dear to us like home furnishings and ski fashion. Selecting a color requires analyzing trends in art, film, society, popular travel destinations, interior decoration and design, materials, textures, and so much more. In December, the Pantone Color Institute …

Selling Guide

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Your home is more than an architectural structure. Often, it’s an extension of who you are – your personality, style and values. That is why selling you home can be an emotional experience but, it can also be exciting and rewarding. From helping you determine the best asking price, to walking you through the closing process and everything in between, …

Buying Guide

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If you are like most people, buying a home represents your single biggest investment. Whether you are in the market for your first home, an investment property or that perfect vacation getaway, you should enlist the help of a real estate agent who’ll be able to provide you with expert consultation at each step of the buying process. The agents …

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Slope Access Made Easier

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Sunday River has ten slopeside condominiums and townhomes to make skiing and riding at the resort, day or evening, easy and flexible for everyone in the family. We even have a neighborhood called The Glades at Ridge Run that affords families estate homes with ski-in/ski-out access on the Ridge Run trail. But, if you are wishing you could find a …

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The Dirty Details of Real Estate Wire Fraud

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Maybe you have read some of the scary headlines about wire fraud: “Kansas City couple loses their entire $130,000 deposit in a real estate scam.” “Homebuyers lose life savings during wire fraud transaction.” Unfortunately, these are real stories, with real people involved. Not only is wire fraud real, but it is also on the rise. In 2016, the FBI reported …

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Make Your Vacation Home Work for You

Cheri Thurston Buying , Real Estate , Real Estate Market , Seasonal Rental Leave a Comment

A vacation home may be more affordable than you think. It can be daunting to dive headfirst into the world of real estate investing, but buying a vacation home has changed rapidly in the last few years. It is probably the easiest way to enter the real estate investor business. Below is a list of some of the benefits you …

Vacationland: Maine has the Most Vacation Homes in the Country

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There are some places where we set down roots for the practical reasons—maybe it’s for a job, good schools, or your proximity to the closest shopping district. And then there are those places we choose purely for the beauty, the lifestyle, and the joy a destination brings us. If this is your forever home, kudos to you. For the rest …

Your Quick Guide to Closing Costs

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Your dream home is within reach. You are now officially under contract. You have a great rate with a qualified lender. So, how much should you set aside for closing costs? Closing costs are a collection of various required fees you must pay when buying or refinancing a home. This is a one-time fee paid at closing, which is typically …

Summer Decorating Tips for Ski Homes

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Whether you are renting out your ski home during the summer or spending some time there over the warm months for yourself, it’s nice to make it feel more in season. We’ve put together a short guide with some quick and easy summer decorating tips for you to transform your home. Is your ski home decked out with the winter …