Vacationland: Maine has the Most Vacation Homes in the Country

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There are some places where we set down roots for the practical reasons—maybe it’s for a job, good schools, or your proximity to the closest shopping district. And then there are those places we choose purely for the beauty, the lifestyle, and the joy a destination brings us. If this is your forever home, kudos to you. For the rest …

Summer Decorating Tips for Ski Homes

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Whether you are renting out your ski home during the summer or spending some time there over the warm months for yourself, it’s nice to make it feel more in season. We’ve put together a short guide with some quick and easy summer decorating tips for you to transform your home. Is your ski home decked out with the winter …

Exterior of 12 Picnic Rock Rd.

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 …

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 …