8 Housewarming Gift Ideas for the New Year

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Your brother and sister-in-law just moved into their new ski cabin just in time for the New Year, and you are at a loss for what to get them as a housewarming gift. Whether it is a new mountain home or a cozy condo for weekend trips, Sunday River Real Estate has a few ideas both functional and decorative for …

Sunday River Market Update

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2019 is almost here, which makes it the perfect time to look back on 2018 and reflect on trends and changes in the real estate market. At Sunday River Real Estate, we are often asked what the local real estate market is like, especially compared to hotbed market areas such as Boston or Southern Maine.  Typically, we follow the trends …

Tips & Tricks for Hosting During the Holidays

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The Holiday season is in full-swing, party invitations are in the mail, and your guest list keeps growing. Excitement and anticipation are just a few of the feelings that come to mind when thinking about hosting for the holidays but, stress and anxiety can also take hold. At Sunday River Real Estate, we love to host, and we want to …

The Latest Mountain Home Trends

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When you think about a mountain house, you probably picture a traditional; cabin style home with antler chandeliers, red plaids and an overwhelming amount of wood and rock. Nowadays, that look seems to be fading, and a more contemporary look with cleaner lines emerging. The Inside Scoop To get the inside scoop on up and coming trends in mountain homes, …

What to Know about the Imminent Home Inspection

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At Sunday River Real Estate, we encourage home inspections. Although buyers and sellers are adverse parties in real estate transactions, each can benefit from the knowledge an inspection provides. For the Buyer An article from realtor.com – a Sunday River Real Estate favorite – walks buyers through the home inspection process. When on the hunt for a new home, the …

What are Closing Costs?

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Closing costs are fees that are a part of every real estate transaction, whether you purchase with cash or finance. They are also one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of buying a home. In the state of Maine, the seller pays for their deed, transfer form, state transfer tax, and typically the commission. The buyer pays for their title …

Pay Cash or Finance?

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Why finance a mortgage if you can pay cash? There are benefits to both choices the big question is what is the better return on investment. Making the decision requires taking a hard look at your finances. Is your financial house in order? Do you have enough in savings and are your retirement funds healthy? If so, this may be …

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Explore the Locke Mountain Townhomes

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Here at Sunday River, we have a lot of options for slopeside living. Have you skied down Tempest or Wildfire on Locke Mountain and wondered about the beautiful tri-level townhomes tucked in amongst the trees and built into the hillside? About Locke Mountain Locke Mountain is where the first trails at the resort were cut and from just outside your …

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Our Winter 2016-17 Brochure is Here!

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Cue the music, our winter brochure is here! While many real estate offices offer their clients access to a winter brochure, the added value that our clients receive is that our brochure gets in front of the 500,000 guests who visit Sunday River Resort where our office is located and sent to thousands of our contacts by email. It’s just …