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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …