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The number of new listings increased while sales dipped just a bit in the Lewiston-Auburn Maine real estate market for the week of April 29, 2012 through May 5, 2012.  This past week's numbers were skewed a little by an extremely low priced bank owned property that sold, bringing the average sale...
Before I started using electronic signatures they seemed like a great idea, but I had no idea just how incredibly helpful they would turn out to be.  When my company negotiated a deal for the service, I signed right up.  I NEVER want to go back to scanning and emailing!  You know how that one goe...
That's right.  I said are you having any fun?OK, call me crazy.  I guess I'm just one of those irritatingly cheerful people who like to have fun with whatever mundane task I am tackling.  I am guilty of playing loud funky music while I vacuum, singing while doing the dishes, and dabbling in "the ...
You have decided that you want to move.   Maybe you need more space, or less space, would like a different location, need a new project, would like to leave your current project, want to move into the city, or out to the country.  No matter what your motivation for moving, many people end this tr...
Visitors to Auburn Maine may see the strange assortment of items piled by the curbs as trash, but residents of the area view spring clean up time as a community event.  The popular program becomes in danger of receiving the budget crunching axe every year, but somehow pulls through. This year our...
The trend towards increasing sales numbers has continued in the Lewiston-Auburn Maine real estate market for the week of April 22, 2012 through April 28, 2012.  We have not yet moved out of a "buyer's market," but the number of sales is steadily increasing while the number of months worth of inve...
In the absence of real marketing, there is syndication.When new sites began to pop up offering additional exposure for property listings, the whole idea seemed like a good one.  More online exposure should lead to an increased chance for a successful sale, right?  The proverbial smelly substance ...
Jance makes a great point here.  "If your home is very 'country' or has a very strong paint scheme, the buyer may have trouble seeing past your style. They may have trouble forming that emotional attachment to the home." After all, you want the highest number of buyers possible to easily see them...
Yes, at times there is actually traffic in Maine.  If you hang out in the southernmost part of the state, you will encounter traditional highway traffic at times.  However, for the rest of the state, the photo below displays what we consider "traffic."  Traffic in Maine means that there are actua...

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