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Biddeford, ME Real Estate News

By John Herrigel, Portland, ME - Real Estate
(The Herrigel-Kennedy Group - Portside Real Estate)
During the 4th quarter for 2013 the Biddeford, ME real estate market saw 44 homes and condos sold with a median sales price of $277K. This represents a volume increase of 7.3% compared with the 4th quarter of last year. The average sales price has increased 10% compared with 2012 during the 4th quarter. Through southern Maine volume has been up compared to last year at this time. Biddeford has many great activities to people of all ages! With 9 public parks and 2 public beaches, you can bask in the summer sun and enjoy winter walks. Biddeford is a wonderful place to raise your family, spend the summer, or retire.For more information on southern Maine's friendly communities contact Herrigel Kennedy. Visit us Facebook or contact John Herrigel directly by phone 207-650-5383 or email JohnHe...
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By George Kando, New England Realty Group, Southern Maine's Real Estate Team of Choice
( New England Realty Group)
Biddeford, Maine: A Historic Mill Town with Lots to Offer Today. Like many New England Mill Towns, Biddeford once had a booming textile industry, vibrant community and beautiful scenic beauty. At the turn of the century these mills were booming engines of the region and country. A century later, Biddeford Maine struggled like many mill towns in New England to provide jobs, maintain a vibrant downtown and combat urban blight. One thing that separated Biddeford from the pack was a rich Franco American culture which shines through today, highlighted with the Franco American La Kermesse Festival. Today, Biddeford has embraced it's rebirth with a vigor not seen by other communities. With an active and organized grass roots effort. Many groups in unison with local government has worked tirele...
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May 6, 7 p.m. Saco River Warbler Walk, hosted by Pat Moynahan and sponsored by Your County Audubon, meet at the parking lot across the street from the Saco Boat Basin, Front Street, just off Route 9, Saco. FMI: www.yorkcountyaudubon.org. May 7, 5-8 p.m. Klick Photography, Opening Reception, an Invitational Exhibit of ten nationally acclaimed photographers, curated by Brad Maushart, The Irvine Gallery, River Tree Arts, 35 Western Avenue, Kennebunk. FMI: 207.967.9120, www.rivertreearts.org.May 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Antiques Appraisal Day, have your treasures appraised by Bruce A. Buxton, one of New England's foremost authorities on antiques, and his team of experts, only bring items you can carry, antiques, fine art, decorative arts, furniture, silver, books, documents, manuscripts, jewelry, ...
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By Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Agent, Home Stager, & Photographer
(Better Living Real Estate, LLC)
Home Value Update for Biddeford ME Through September 2009 According to Zillow.com, the listing prices of single family homes have increased 1.9% in the last 3 months. The current mean listing price of homes for sale on the market in Biddeford, ME, is $275,000. Below is a chart of the trend of listing prices of homes for sale in Biddeford, ME, in the past year through September 2009: Median List PriceMore Biddeford Home Values   If you're looking for a home or condo to purchase in Biddeford, ME, or in the surrounding area, then try this home search. You can still buy a home with no money down with the USDA Rural Development Home Loan program. With the FHA Mortgage program, you can purchase a home with as little as 3.5% down. When you're ready to buy a home, find out how much home or cond...
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By Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Agent, Home Stager, & Photographer
(Better Living Real Estate, LLC)
Get a Free List of Websites of Government and Bank Foreclosure Listings in Biddeford, ME There are a number of websites that contain free listings of government and bank foreclosed homes in Biddeford, ME. These websites contain descriptions, color photos, and addresses of the foreclosed homes for sale in Biddeford, ME. And, most of these websites have government and bank foreclosure listings nationwide. There's no charge to search the foreclosure listings on any of these websites, and there's no 7-day free trial period either. Virtually all of these websites do not require any personal information to get access to the government and bank foreclosure listings. You can access these foreclosure listings anytime you want and as often as you want - free of charge!  Get your own directory of ...
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By Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Agent, Home Stager, & Photographer
(Better Living Real Estate, LLC)
FHA, VA, and USDA Rural Development Loans in Biddeford, ME Are you looking for a home mortgage loan in the Biddeford, ME area? Then you've come to the right place! Northeast Community Mortgage is a mortgage broker serving Biddeford, ME, and many of the surrounding areas. When you decide to buy a home or refinance a mortgage in Biddeford, ME or in the surrounding area, your search for a home mortgage loan should start and end here.  With so many lenders to choose from in the greater Biddeford area, you should choose one you can trust to find the mortgage loan that will best meet your needs. As a mortgage broker, we help our clients obtain a loan from the lender who has the terms that best matches their needs. In terms of mortgage programs, we specialize in FHA, VA, and USDA Rural Develop...
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By Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Agent, Home Stager, & Photographer
(Better Living Real Estate, LLC)
The Mortgage Interest Rate Lock Advisory for Biddeford ME for October 26, 2009 Here are some of the events affecting mortgage interest rates today in Biddeford, ME. What the Mortgage Backed Securities Market is Doing Today: The price of the FNMA 30-Year 4.5% MBS coupon opened at 101.62 this morning - up 1/32 from Friday's close. The chart below shows today's price trend of the FNMA 30-Year 4.5% coupon: The FNMA 30-Year 4.5% MBS coupon is currently trading at 100.34 - down 8/32 from its opening. Remember, on mortgage backed securities (MBSs), as the price goes down, the yield goes up - and so do mortgage interest rates. I expect that mortgage interest rates will be 0.25% - 0.50% worse in price this morning as compared to Friday. The chart below shows the price trend of the FNMA 30-Year 4...
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By John Herrigel, Portland, ME - Real Estate
(The Herrigel-Kennedy Group - Portside Real Estate)
 Biddeford Maine residential real estate saw 9 transactions take place in May 2009 compared with 12 a year prior. Median pricing clocked in at 189K compared with 181K in May 2008. The residential markets continue to see healthy activity given the overall economic conditions. Inventory is a bit high though with currently 164 homes on the market. For more information on real estate in Southern Maine please visit www.mymaineproperty.com or feel free to contact me directly at 207-650-5383 or via email at john@greentreemaine.com
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