What You Need to Know About Buying a Condo

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Have you been considering buying a condo but weren’t sure about the details specific to purchasing in Maine? Condominiums associations have varying rules, regulations, and fee structures that differ from buying a single-family home, but your broker can help you navigate the buying process with ease. The Maine Condominium Act does a great job protecting buyers of condominiums in Maine. …

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4 Myths of Owning a Vacation Home

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Forget what you’ve heard about owning a vacation home. Sunday River Real Estate is here to debunk the myths and help you find your Happy Place. 1. I will need a minimum of 20 percent down to purchase a second home. According to one of our lending partners, Chad Fletcher with Blue Water Mortgage, you can buy a vacation home …

The Perfect Listing Photos

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Before you hang your ‘For Sale’ sign up, it’s important to have standout photos that represent your home in the best possible way. Now a day, most consumers begin their search for a new home online. Having professional and beautifully captured photos of your home is key to catching the eye of potential homebuyers! Find Your Team The Sunday River …

Why Buy This Spring

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The snow is melting and the river is rising, along with the real estate market!  As we head towards spring and the ski season winds down, more home and condominium owners will decide to put their property on the market.  With more properties to choose from, there is more than one reason why it is a great idea to make …

Make Way for Mud Season

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With the hype for spring weather growing more and more, we often forget to prepare ourselves for the onslaught of mud, or as those in Maine call it, Mud Season. From late March to early May, the snow we eagerly awaited melts slowly but surely to make way for the incoming spring bloom. Roads become engulfed in mud, our bean …

Have You Found the Right Agent?

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Buying your home is a journey and for that, you need your own real estate agent, a licensed professional who is familiar with local home values, neighborhoods, real estate trends and can write an offer and negotiate on your behalf. When finding your new home, try to think of your agent as a therapist/consultant/collaborator all in one. A good agent …

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Knowing Your Home’s Value

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The family has grown from 3 to 4, your vacation home no longer fits your needs, or a new job is taking you somewhere new—whatever the reason, it’s time to sell. As a buyer or a seller, there is an extensive checklist built into the buying and selling process. The Sunday River Real Estate team is here to guide you …

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What to Do with Multiple Offers on Your Home

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I often hear sellers say, “I hope we get multiple offers and drive the price up.” Be careful what you wish for because more isn’t always better. There are many facets to a multiple offer situation, so let’s break it down. How Sellers Can Handle Multiple Offers At first glance, it appears that sellers are in the driver’s seat when …

Bring the KonMari Method into Your Mountain Home

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Jeans, shirts, sweaters, base layers—let’s face it—cold weather clothes and snow gear take up space. Storage in your mountain home is key, and so is staying organized. But, between the weekend trips to and from your home away from home, to lessons on the mountain, and family dinners at the Foggy Goggle, your vacation home’s cleanliness might tend to take …

Low Maintenance Houseplants for your Ski Home

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A fresh storm just made it’s way to Bethel and the trees have become a resting stop for snowflakes, as well as the screensaver on your phone. As the sun goes down, that scenic view of the Sunday River’s 8 peaks fades away and the inevitable Winter gloom somehow takes a hold. So, what is the cure to a cozy …