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Esther Pelle…, Real Estate Pro in Gorham, ME
Esther Pelletier answered:
Relocating in May. Difficult time getting responses from Craigslist. Living in GA, family of 4. Looking for a 2/3 bdrm in good elementary district.
First of all, in anticipation, welcome to beautiful Maine! As a former elementary schoolteacher in southern Maine for 12 years, I can assure you that school districts here have a lot t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Rentals in North Deering
Jeffrey Camp…, Real Estate Pro in Pittston, ME
Jeffrey Campbell answered:
In a few years my husband and I are looking to move to the general area. What specific towns should we look at if we want a 4 bdrm with some privacy.?
shoot if you travel outside of Portland a little bit you can get a great deal for 500k... I just inspected a fantastic home in Bingham with over 100 acres and a guest house... it was ru ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
Looking for commercial with living space. Want to set up small cafe/ bakery. Will be in area end feb.?
There are options for commercial/living space or you could choose to have separate spaces. Please give us a call for some specifics. I have one place in mind that is not on the market a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Parkside
Maureen Zemr…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Maureen Zemrak answered:
In the market for building new
Hi Jamieson -

I would say, depending on your budget, you can definitely build in the greater Portland area. There are many parcels of land for sale, along with reputable builders wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in 04103
Patrick Dona…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Patrick Donahue answered:
What neighborhood would you recommend for a retired couple who want a condo for summer use, walk to restaurants, shoppinmg?
I would suggest either the east end( munjoy hill) or the west end. Give me a call and I will give you info regarding each neighborhood.

2073297544

Patrick Donahue
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 14, 2013 Shopping & Local Amenities in East End
John Snyder, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, ME
John Snyder answered:
I have a genral asstitance voucher and no one will rent to me.I have two beautiful children lilith 8 and liam 9 months old,we are apart
I cannot attest to the rules in Portland but here in the Lewiston-Auburn area there are some issues with GA.

For instance, GA does not allow for a security deposit and does do not pa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 For Rent in Portland
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
Am interested in downtown Portland properties. What neighborhoods should be avoided or are desirable?
Mary,

That is a difficult question to answer since people move to Maine (and Portland specifically) because it is a safe place to live by most measurable standards. We show property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 6, 2013 Home Buying in Parkside
Marilyn Mill…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Marilyn Miller answered:
I am transferring from UMO to USM in january and looking for a studio.
Please provide me with additional information as to what your search criteria is so I may provide you with all available properties you may be interested int.
I look forward to hearin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Rentals in West Bayside
James Ernst, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
James Ernst answered:
Hi, I'm desperately searching for a 2 BR apartment that someone who is in a wheelchair could live in, but I'm having no luck. Suggestions?
I've got one that I think might work in Gorham at 180 main street. us a call 200-6886. - James
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 27, 2012 Rentals in Portland
Andrew Fox, Real Estate Pro in Clarksville, TN
Andrew Fox answered:
Would anyone know who the builder is of the Summer Place 19-home development in East Deering outside of Portland?
Hello,
I would love the chance to help you. I am real estate agent in Clarksville, TN and i work for Coldwell Banker. We pride ourselves in helping families nationwide. If you would l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 19, 2013 Market Conditions in East Deering
John Babin, Real Estate Pro in Maine
John Babin answered:
Any safe areas to rent in South Portland that are inexpensive. Rest of family living in another state, so I can't afford much
South Portland is a very nice town to live in, I have never heard of any unsafe areas, but I would contact the South Portland Police department and address this question to them. What a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 5, 2012 In My Neighborhood in East End
Maureen Zemr…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Maureen Zemrak answered:
houses on Harris ave 93 and 130 belfort ave have been on market for long time will they consider rent to own
Hello -

This answer all depends on the Seller's motivation to sell. Seller's alot of times cannot rent for what their mortgage cost is, so they end up taking a loss, plus are now lan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 26, 2012 Home Buying in Portland
Tiffany Hamp…, Real Estate Pro in Saco, ME
Tiffany Hampton, GRI,ABR,CRS answered:
I need to find out the tax rate for property in Portland.
Hi There,

The April 1, 2012 (FY2013) tax rate is:
$18.82 per $1000 of valuation

Hope that helps. Please let me know if you need any more information.

Tiffany
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 6, 2012 General Area in Portland
Marie Sulliv…, Real Estate Pro in Westbrook, ME
Marie Sullivan answered:
What is most desirable section of Portland for young family, and how are schools?
Portland has several different neighborhoods, all with their own unique benefits. The most desirable would depend on what you are looking for. The 'North Deering' area is desirable wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 14, 2012 Home Buying in Portland
Dina Skrabal…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Dina Skrabalak answered:
I am interested in renting to own in the West End area of Portland. I am looking for 1 bedroom condo, anything available?
I have a few listings in a great building on Pine Street (two 1-bdrs and one 2-bdr). I work the condo market quite a bit and I'm open to meeting up with you and sharing my thoughts ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2012 Home Buying in West End
Ryan M.Rich, Real Estate Pro in Windham, ME
Ryan M.Rich answered:
Rent to Own..is there a market?
In this market you bet it does-there are some risks involved but if done correctly this can def. open up the property to more potential buyers. Send me an e-mail and we can chat further ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 26, 2012 Home Buying in 04102
Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Doug Schauf answered:
I have a credit score above 700 in spite of having an unresolved federal tax lien on my record. Am I loanable now?
You should have a 5 minute talk with a lender. My clients have been very happy with Jack Heinzman at RMS. You can email him at jheinzman@rmsmortgage.com.

Are you looking to buy in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 24, 2012 Financing in 04102
Dina Skrabal…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Dina Skrabalak answered:
Bad credit home loans with a decent down payment, hard to get?
Your best bet in to speak directly with a lender. A good loan officer will be able to address those low scores and guide you best. I would recommend Jack Heinzman at Residential Mortgag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Credit Score in Portland
Doug Schauf, Real Estate Pro in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Doug Schauf answered:
I am looking for lot/land property in Portland or S. Portland for 50k or less to build a modern, most likely prefabricated 1800-2200 sq ft home.
Happy to help anyway I can... Call or email me anytime.

Doug
207-838-5593
Doug@makemaineyourhome.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Buying in Portland
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