Houlton, ME Real Estate News

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
     Have a couple from Texas who the wife's boss did not want to see move to Maine.  She brought her job with her.  She has high speed internet, fax machine and home office.  She reports to work a few hours later than she used to..with time zone difference. Her calls to Texas got forwarded to Maine.  No one knew she moved from the business side of things. Boss did not lose this trained hard working professional and employee can live in a friendly small town better suited for raising her son.       Small town means fewer people. Friendlier. Slower paced. Low cost living, less stress of trying to make ends meet.  Twenty years ago this was not an option.  You decided to give up the big job and start all over.  Some folks are ready for a whole new livelihood.  But what if you don't want to...
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By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
    When you live in a little rural Mayberry type town, that is what you are selling...small town values.  Friendly people and a community that cares.   Trusting, no locked doors, willing to help.  Northern Maine prices are so much lower than the rest of the world as the jobs are rewarding but giant pay to sport a couple Hummers in the yard is not the reason to move here.   You won't make as much money...but you won't need to.   Homes for $39,900...what's the catch?  Ahhh..let's get out the map (unfolding sound of paper map).  You are here (pointing) and way way up here on the Canadian border..Yes..that's Houlton Maine.  Aroostook County is the size of Connecticut and Rhode Island...and only 11 people per square mile.  No road rage...no long delay getting across town.  When you are a ru...
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