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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
I thought this was an interesting graphic.  The lack of inventory is starting to move prices upward.  The lower price points are still being hit by foreclosures and short sales.  Like I have said… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 2, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Once again low inventory is forcing buyers to pay more.  Inventory has been an issue all year and is the main cause for this.  Another issue is that interest rates are starting to rise and buyers… Read more
Blogged Tue Jun 25, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
Brendan Font…, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, ME
Did you have a short sale that was listed on your credit as a foreclosure? They are working on being able to separate the way this is being reported on your credit to be more accurate..http://www.inma… Read more
Blogged Mon Jun 24, 2013 by Brendan Fontaine Home Buying Financing Credit Score
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Brendan Font…, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, ME
Despite historically low interest rates and more available real estate inventory today than in many years prior combined, qualifying for a home mortgage today can be frustrating, disappointing… Read more
Blogged Mon Jun 24, 2013 by Brendan Fontaine Home Buying Financing Credit Score
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
This market report gives you the real estate activity for the Greater Portland, Maine area.  Everything went up last month except expired listings. Sold and pending went way up.  In my eyes the market… Read more
Blogged Fri Jun 7, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Bruce Ailion…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
This week the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Atlanta has the highest concentration of negative equity in the United States.  More than 40% of homes are underwater.  This is due in part… Read more
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
With all the buyer activity and the fact that we are making a dent in the distressed properties prices are staring to go up and normal levels.  Depending on the neighborhood you live in you may have… Read more
Blogged Tue Apr 16, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
This market report gives you the real estate activity for the Greater Portland, Maine area. Every number went up from last month.  The market still seems to be turning toward a sellers market.  If… Read more
Blogged Sun Apr 7, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Bruce Ailion…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Low inventory and rising prices have created a situation where multiple offers in hot markets are increasingly common. When prices are rising and new listings are priced using 3-6 month old comparable… Read more
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Over the last few months I have talked a lot about inventory.  I will continue until it changes.  Inventory keeps going down as buyers get into the market place.  Very recently, I have seen homes… Read more
Blogged Tue Mar 26, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
This market report gives you the real estate activity for the Greater Portland, Maine area. Inventory is still a big problem and prices are starting to jump because of that.  The market seems to be… Read more
Blogged Thu Mar 14, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Working from home can offer many advantages including tax deductions. Just take care what you try to write off for your home office on your return. Passing the IRS litmus testTo meet IRS guidelines,… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 20, 2013 by Doug Schauf General Area Home Buying Home Ownership
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
The good news just keeps coming!  It is already very busy this year and spring hasn't even sprung yet.  Good things to come for 2013!Happy Valentines Day!Thanks,Dougdoug@makemaineyourhome.com  Read more
Blogged Thu Feb 14, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
This market report gives you the real estate activity for the Greater Portland, Maine area. Inventory is still down but we are seeing more properties hit the market.  We are also seeing a big jump in… Read more
Blogged Fri Feb 8, 2013 by Doug Schauf Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Jamieson Ram…, Home Buyer in Portland, ME
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