Archive for October, 2014

Homebuyers Reveal “Wish List”

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Portland, ME October 23rd, 2014 – NAR Survey Reveals Homebuyers Preferences According to the latest Home Feature Preferences survey, central air conditioning was the most important feature to the most homebuyers (65%), which was followed by a walk-in closet in the master bedroom (39%). The National Association of REALTORS® survey — based on 2,005 qualified […]

Maine Real Estate Prices Up 6.5% according to latest statistics

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND (October 21, 2014)— Buyers of Maine real estate have been active this fall season, purchasing seasonal/vacation properties as well as primary homes. Maine Listings released statistics today showing that sales of single-family existing homes increased 6.58 percent in September 2014. The median sales price (MSP) hit $175,000 last month—up 1.16 percent from one […]

Your interest rate: What you need to know

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Portland, Maine – October 20th, 2014: Your interest rate: What you need to know If you’re shopping for a home, you’ve probably already met with a lender and obtained a pre-approval letter based on your credit history, income and assets. Hopefully, your lender also explained to you that mortgage rates fluctuate daily and from one loan program […]