Home sales strike a pace heading into the new year

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Portland, ME – Sales of existing homes remained stable and healthy according to the week’s monthly report from Maine Listings The number of units sold last month was up 7.87% over January of 2016 with Realtors across the state selling 959 homes, with a median sales price (MSP) of $190,000, up 8.26% on last year. […]

2016 Sets “Highest On Record” Sales Bar

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

PORTLAND, ME – The number of real estate transactions in Maine last year was the highest on record according the Maine Association of Realtors. 17,507 reported sales in 2016 is the largest number in the 18 years since the compilation of sales data began. Latest statistics from Maine Listings also reveal an 11.71% increase in […]

Home Sales Maintain Healthy Pace Despite Rates Rise

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

PORTLAND, ME – Rising interest rates failed to curb the healthy pace of home sales across Maine last month according to Maine Listings. Last month, Realtors reported 1,639 sales of single-family existing homes—an increase of 5.0% compared to October 2015. Prices also continued to rise; the median home sale price (MSP) last month reached $192,500, […]

Early Fall Sees Rise in Home Sales

Friday, October 21st, 2016

PORTLAND, ME Sales of existing homes rose by 6.13% last month compared with numbers from the same month a year ago according to latest statistics from Maine Listings. September also saw a rise in the median sales price (MSP) to $188,038 which is up 1.4% over last year. The MSP indicates that half of the […]

Maine home sales rebound after mid-summer dip

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Home sales in Maine rebounded in August after a dip in year-on-year figures in July. Sales increased by 10.78% last month compared to August 2015. The median sales price was also up to $197,000 a 5.35% increase in the same time period according to latest statistics published by Maine Listings. Prior figures comparing July 2016 […]

Home Sales and Values Up in June

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Portland, ME – Home values and the pace of home sales were up year on year in Maine last month according to the latest report from Maine Listings. Realtors across the state reported 1,960 existing single family home sales in the month of June up by 9.62% over the same month last year. The median sales […]

Latest home sales figures fuel optimism for Spring market

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Portland, ME – Latest figures for home sales indicate a rebound in the market for March over February fueling predictions for a buoyant spring selling season. Sales across the country gave cause for optimism after an improving performance over last month’s statistics. Realtors across Maine reported 1089 sales of existing single family homes in March an […]

Year-on-Year Home Sales Numbers May Mask Current Trends

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Portland, ME – Maine home sales in February outpaced the numbers for the same month last year by 21.72%, although the median sales price (MSP) fell back by -4.42% to stand at $160,000 year-on-year. The figures were released by Maine Listings this week. On the nation scene the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported an […]

Maine Home Sales Start New Year On A High!

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Portland, ME – Home sales in Maine started the new year on a high with brokers across the state reporting a 13.5% rise in sales of existing single family homes when compared to January 2015. The latest figures come via Maine Listings which also reveal a year-on-year increase in median sales price (MSP) up by […]

Local Real Estate Sales Fly In The Face of National Trend

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Portland, Me – Real estate sales bucked the national turned last month with a double digit increase year on year for November in Maine. Statistics released by the Maine Association of Realtors indicate a 22.68 percent jump in sales of existing single family homes in November compared to one year ago. Sales prices also continued […]