A Timely Reminder to Spring Forward

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Remember To Spring Forward This Weekend: Daylight Saving Time Begins 2am Sunday, March 12, 2017. Clocks should be moved forward one hour. One less hour in bed but the lighter nights are on the way!

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. […]

Who Wants to Win $100 of Home Heating Fuel?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Here’s the Trivia Question in the New Year’s issue of our Service For Life! newsletter. You can call us on 207-553-2662 or email your answer to trubritrealty@gmail.com for a chance to win $100 of home heating fuel. Who was the highest paid celebrity of 2016? a) Beyonce Knowles b) Adele… c) LeBron James d) Taylor […]

Who Wants to Win $100 of Home Heating Fuel?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Here’s the Trivia Question in the Thanksgiving/Fall issue of our Service For Life! newsletter. You can call us on 207-553-2662 or email your answer to trubritrealty@gmail.com for a chance to win $100 of home heating fuel. What movie cast Kevin Spacey just two days before filming began? a) Se7en b) American Beauty c) The Usual Suspects… […]

Find A Home On Facebook

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Portland, ME: We all know social media has become the swiftest source of information concerning everything from breaking national and international news to what your best friend had for breakfast this morning. Facebook leads the way in the popularity stakes with 1.49 billion active monthly users. Well, your favorite social media partner has also become […]

Rising Rents Prompts The Question: Is It Time To Buy?

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Portland, Maine: With continuing rising rents while interest rates remain low it could be the right time if your renting to ask, is it time to buy? The chart below shows a cost comparison for a renter and a homeowner over a 7 year period. The renter starts out paying $800 per month with annual increases […]

Home Buyer Strategies To Win In A Competitive Marketplace

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Portland, Me – As winter loses its grip and the green shoots of the spring real estate market begin to emerge it appears the landscape beneath the heavy blanket of snow may be a changed one. Real estate professionals both locally and nationally are echoing concerns about a lack of inventory which is supported by […]

Baby Boomers Do Things Their Way

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Portland, Me: There was once a prescription for retirement that said you burned the mortgage upon retiring and looked forward to debt-free golden years; that plan has largely gone out of the window with company (or union) retiree health insurance plans and pensions. Today, a newly released report shows the Baby Boomers are carrying their mortgages […]

Homeowner Tips To Stave Off The Worst of Winter

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

  PORTLAND, Me – Winter can be a challenging time of year as a homeowner in New England in terms of both costs and headaches and this year is proving particularly testing with big snowfalls and bone-chilling temperatures. But there are things that can be done to help save money and head off problems: * […]

Service For Life! Real Estate Newsletter

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

PORTLAND, ME: Our Service For Life! Real Estate Newsletter is filled with tips for healthy, wealthy and happy living … Click below to read our online version featuring your chance to win a $50 gas card if you can answer our Trivia Question correctly: What news channel reported in April 1930 that “there was no news” […]