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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Owning Hygge in the Mountains

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I was recently introduced to hygge, pronounced “hoo-ga,” the Danish lifestyle craze catching on everywhere in a big way. Based on my research, Danes seem determined to be the happiest people on earth, which I find remarkable considering their long cold winters with little light. Hygge, as I understand it, is best described as a feeling of coziness and a …

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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 …