Fact: The value of this new home is based on an official market analysis.

Facts Versus Zestimates

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As a Realtor, the recent headline, “Homeowner Sues Zillow for Low Zestimate,” really caught my attention. As many of you may know, Zillow, the popular real estate search site offers free “Zestimates” which they define as an “estimated market value for a home, computed using a proprietary formula.” It serves as a starting point in determining a home’s value and …

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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 …

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Speculative vs. Custom Built Homes

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When looking into building a new home, there are a few options to consider, especially when stress levels, pricing, and customization are on your mind. Here, I will go into the differences between a speculative and custom built house. Speculative Homes A speculative builder often purchases a large tract of land to sub-divide or multiples lots at a discounted rate …

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Is Building for Me?

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Have you have started to look at houses and haven’t been able to find just what you are looking for? Have you thought about building a new home but quickly dismissed it because you thought it would be too difficult to manage from afar? The building process may not be challenging as you think. For a small town, we pack …

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Condo or House: 5 Questions to Decide

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1) Is privacy important to me? Obviously, there is less autonomy when you live in a condominium complex with neighbors who you share walls, parking lots, and other common areas with versus a stand-alone home. On the other hand, if you like the thought of being part of a community, condo life might suit you best. Plus, many condo associations …

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Why Buy Your Retirement Home Before You Retire

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While most people are attracted to Sunday River because of the awesome skiing, surprisingly enough, many end up falling in love with the outdoor lifestyle and decide that our little village checks off the boxes on their list of wants for a retirement locale. If you are looking for a special community with plenty of fun to partake in year-round, …

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Words That Sell

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When you read through real estate ads, some keywords probably catch your attention more than others. Simplified, these are words that sell! According to a recent Zillow Digs analysis, describing certain features in an ad can actually increase the likelihood that a property will sell faster and for more money. A few noteworthy keywords that the Zillow analysis mentioned were quartz counter …