Houlton, ME Real Estate News

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The home for sale in Maine, the list of gotta have, don't want varies depending on the real estate buyer. Because the needs of the people living in the property listing are never carbon copy.And the season in their life, any disabilities or special needs have to be factored into the home for sale that would fit best. In the real estate matchmaking.Plus budget constraints, wrinkles in the monthly budget to pay for the place. Squeezing the coins. To get the most from less to purchase a house that dove tails with the folks inside the four walls calling it home.All those other pesky details to wrestle with that have to be ironed out. It's what we do, helping pass the keys please after the paperwork and slight sting of writer's cramp lingers. All the A-z steps prior to the sit down and every...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The point of marketing, of living, to make it the best it can be.To go over the top consistently. You can not be an Eeyore and pull that off. And it is more than harder work, more effort put in than the average bear. It is seeing the guy or gal in the audience and helping them. Remember Fred Roger's Mom reminding him when there is a disaster, look for the helpers.Be the helper. There is no room in the can I help you for selfish. People don't have to turn to you to list, market, sell. They will want to if your real estate marketing, the level of service is "it does not get any better than this".You take the do you like the person's personality or not out of the focus.And replace it with being helpful, setting expectations and keeping everyone in the boat. On the same timeline. With cours...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
When you live, work, play in a small rural Maine real estate market, there are lots of distinct advantages.For being able to list, market, sell the lowest priced homes in Maine. Not once in awhile but all the time. The cheapest, closest to the ground house prices in Maine are found in the rural areas. Of a state that pretty much is mostly small towns, just a handful of cities or population areas.The other given besides the lowest prices homes in Maine or any other type of real estate property listing, is space.Acreage, lots of land to go with whatever your heart desires to get front row seat tickets to a Maine real estate closing.And besides lowest priced Maine homes, with generous elbow room around what you buy, unlocked doors, no traffic, friendly people are in the purchase too. Lowes...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The price tag hanging off the real estate listings can be scary enough.But the closing costs on real estate sales can sucker punch you too if not known upfront. Going in, it makes sense to have the little talk. On what to expect for the associated costs. To making the real estate transaction go through all the game board spaces. To make it through the closing operation. Beyond the legal fees to title search and record the documents at the registry of deeds to make what you hanker yours, there are the little side expenses.Because the property for sale is being financed to the hilt.And the evil eye in the background from the bank "loan arranger", the many underwriters that need to sign off for the clear to close memo to all the real estate players. Have a few issues raising their ugly hea...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
  Real estate marketing is all about providing the information. Tell me about your area, what it is like there? Blogs and video channels are two excellent platforms to stock with posts about community events. And once the buyer decides this is the place to considering raising a family, retiring.Or setting up a factory, move along happens.The shift to now tell me about what is for sale.Zero in on the one by one skinny of the property listings in the current inventory.But what if the national portal  whittles out with property fields more in-tune with west coast living and area considerations?And the meat and potatoe ones that are begging for details but no space to insert it in the yes, no, maybe. Or numbers fields? Or the national scraped information portal says the property is not for ...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The by far easiest way to get information on a new area of the country, the property listings for sale in it is using show and tell video. You the real estate buyer are suddenly able to be in the small Maine town to experience the local community events.On your limited time, able to on demand open house tours day and night the properties for sale in Maine.Here are four new videos for Maine real estate property listings.Shot, edited, rendered and uploaded to make the drive to Maine not necessary.Why shouldn't buyers today looking for real estate information have to be put on hold or have to visit the area when they are many miles away?The hurry up and wait for answers is removed. Suddenly gone. In the service providing that we get to deliver in the "can I help you?".Video works that way ...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Missing information on real estate is a pain for the buyer making the largest purchase in their lifetime.The wrong information for property listings for sale is even worse. Because either way expectations are developed inside the brain that don't match reality.So where do you get your real estate information if looking for Maine property listings?From the local source that takes the time to stock the shelves.With local details real estate properties and also on the community events that happen there.More than the four walls and roof, floor needed.Where is this property listing and how does living here compare to the last few stops?Where the real estate buyer has hung their hat and done time.Because the far from home, out of state real estate buyer needs to have a crash course on the are...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Rental income, apartments in properties in Maine for sale.Is that the pool of listings, Maine real estate you are hopping up and down to jump into now? You have come to the right place. For rental property listings in Maine. But ah ha. How many units, what price range are we hanging our hat in and are you handy with the business end of a hammer?Not Bob Vila level but we all know he is not doing all the heavy lifting behind the scenes during the commercial breaks don't we?So back to multi units, apartment rental properties in Maine to consider owning, improving, reselling in time.Or passing onto to loved ones. Or maybe renting to friends, family and not strangers.Like the Walton's atmosphere with everyone under one common roof. Maybe without the good night Jim Bob, Mary Ellen, Elizabeth ...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The round the clock search for information, Maine real estate listings for sale are not just limited to just local buyer consideration. Better not be. The audience size is bigger if the signal beaming the properties goes far and wide with strength and healthy frequency in the reach. Delays in life are expensive.Time is money when anyone is made to miss the window of opportunity. To take action when the timing allows.For either side of the real estate buy and sell equation.That's the best solution to make it timing is everything in real estate property marketing.Even trumping the "three L's".Because the location does not matter if the timing is off and no one can make the real estate happen because of lost opportunities in the time suck that can happen when someone does not have their ac...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
You know how to use the business end of a hammer.Been around the building trades. Or had a grandfather, uncle Bob or Aunt Susan that regularly rolled up their sleeves. Got knee deep in construction projects. So the mystery of how a place gets finished off is not keeping you awake at night. You are not scared and actually prefer something where the ground work is done. The lot cleared for building a place in Maine.But also, if you could find a shell, something all weather tight for a Maine real estate listing, all the better.You have an open mind and can finish off whatever was started on the land for sale in Maine.Knowing the first part of the construction was rock solid.And you can complete the shell in Maine for sale to make the real estate property listing movie have a happy ending.S...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
You see the big orange glowing ball overhead and all that energy to harness to run your Maine home.Ever had those kind of thoughts? Dreaming of solar homes in Maine and being the owner of one?In small rural areas like Maine, where wood is plentiful for heating, being self sufficient in your energy use-age is easier.In addition to Maine being 91 percent wooded, using alternative energy devices like heat pumps, or passive, active solar heat and power is an option. Listed a home with solar in Maine this week. Here is the link to that solar home property listing.Lots of times you see terms using variations of the word "green".To spotlight and tout how highly efficient and healthy for the environment this high tech living is to a property owner.Like it was cutting edge, brand new and differe...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Ever been shopping and in the center of a big box outlet and out of gas happens?Blurred vision, the sounds around you on the PA and din of other shoppers, squeaky wheels on the wire car just make you start to shut down.Searching for real estate property listings that fit, off the rack. It can become a " oh no, I can't feel my legs".Everything going numb for a couple reasons. Some folks hate to shop. And even though this is the biggest investment, buying a property listing, voices around you can begin to sound like Charlie Brown's up front of the class teacher. Blah blah blah.Part of it is overwhelmed with sell this one, get moved, relocated to the new real estate listing.The process of how to buy can be daunting without the right navigator to get from listing to the real estate closing ...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Top dollar, wanting the highest price in the shortest time possible is a goal of most Maine real estate property sellers. To get on with their life. To replace a place. To settle an estate. End a nasty divorce. Find a new job because of shutters over the windows or pink slips at the last one.Moving, relocating, selling the Maine real estate, often a home.Lots of reasons for the pass the keys please when a house is no longer needed or lost in life because of the three D's. (Death, disease, divorce).But the almighty dollar is not the end all. Not the only carrot pulling the pony or donkey in circles.Who the home in Maine for sale goes to, going to inhabit it. Celebrate holidays, build tree houses and pitch tents for summer sleepovers in the back yard. Bury family pets near and dear to the...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Maine waterfront property, there is something extra special, hard to explain about bordering something wet.Recreational H20, everyone around it is a happy camper. Maine waterfront property... not just peachy keen to be parked next to when it is hot.Don't get me wrong. These examples of lakefront property for sale in Maine are extremely tempting.They tease in a good way and remind you something has been missing in your life. That this kind of setting could be just what the doctor ordered. The one saying, relax, enjoy life, settle back on a deck collecting sunrises, sunsets. Work on your fishing, boating skis. Let's go to a lake properties in Maine. Or not to throw a wrench into the direction of this blog post on Maine waterfront properties for sale today but...Consider what if, just mayb...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The pool behind one stunning Houlton Maine home, can you see yourself, other loved ones surrounding you?We can. The home at 9 Park Street Houlton Maine is one attractive property, just like the listing price.Holidays inside around the Maine home fireplaces. Or taking a dip in the in ground pool in the private back yard. Either way, the experience would be a positive, memorable one.Looking for a home in Maine for sale?All vinyl sided, metal roofed and with all the plumbing, heating, electrical updates?With apartment income or to use for a loved one to live independently but still close by?This home at 9 Park Street Houlton Maine in Aroostook County offers that option.The deep rear fenced lot has flower and vegetable gardens established.Patio paver tiles in place too so bring something co...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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The 4th of July in Houlton Maine is one special multi day celebration.So many volunteers because small towns have that kind of home made connection. Everyone has a role in the activities in the Houlton Maine 4th of July. It is more than a quick fireworks flash splash overhead. Way way more than just waving the red, white and blue and enjoying the heart of a Maine summer. The parade, Midnight Madness, agricultural fair all add to the celebration over the 4th of July in Southern Aroostook County. Being parked on the Canadian border means lots of International traffic to take in part or all of the Houlton Maine 4th of July events. We are all related to the folks waving the red maple leaf and the land of talented hocky players just a couple miles away.We hop the border lots through the year...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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Eating up precious time and waiting, hanging around on the real estate home market.The need to know how long is this process going to take is huge for a Maine home buyer or seller. Because making everything time out right, dove tail correctly to fit a person's life means timing is key.But the exact moment in time to pick the day, place to sit down for the home sale paperwork dotting the "i's, crossing the t's". The Maine expression is "it is hard telling without knowing."It can leave everyone in the room hanging.Delayed, nerves becoming frayed.Feeling out of sorts.Antsy, jittery. Nervous in the service.Because of delays, set backs. In the steps taken or missing from listing to selling. Trying to close a home sale in Maine.That can really wear on a person needing to get from A to B in th...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
In a city landscape, space is lacking or comes dearly.Lots of green stuff to peel off. Or having to sell a duplicate organ toyed with to buy even the smallest bit of the real estate elbow room.Maine is not like that.Not in the least. Where I live, 11 souls per square mile is the density... furry four legged neighbors out number the ones wearing a pair of sneakers.So Maine land, how about a big slice of property acreage? Large, cheap, wooded and with water. The recreational kind, not the boring but all essential eight glasses a day variety.Check out the road in, the video for 96 acres of Ludlow Maine land for sale. The Maine land for sale in the sweet $40's property listing price bracket is a value.If. You don't want neighbors, not need someone to holler across the picket fence to have a...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The listing in Maine, the second home is waterfront property and the by far best investment you ever made.Nothing compares to the fun and enjoyment that this purchase of a second home in Maine provides your family. Getting passed down for the next generation to keep the traditions going. And the here and there careful renting out the waterfront property listing in Maine when you are not using it has been a pleasant surprise. The rental income from letting others have a week or long weekend at your Maine waterfront property pays big dividends.It all adds up to making your purse and wallet very happy. Well fed and pleasantly plump.Using the funds generated from putting it in the rental pool. To pay it off early and maintain the structure to keep it fit as a fiddle.Protected from the weath...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
The new property listing hits the market, bells and whistles going off loudly.Much fanfare about the new real estate inventory addition during the honeymoon period. Made the agency office phone ring with inquiries, the email server to hum with a red glow of activity.But. If. Why. The real estate property listing did not get scheduled for a sit down closing.What went wrong?It becomes time to stop horsing around, putting a property owner's life on hold.When you are the second real estate agent or broker to be tapped to head to the mound.After the call to the bull pen for the warm up to loosen the pitching arm.The new real estate sign on the front lawn owner has the job of interviewing the seller. Touring the property and study of the deed, plat maps, and taking careful real estate notes. ...
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