Portland has many wonderful areas to raise a family. As others have mentioned, North Deering is top on that list. There are certainly other areas of towm, depending on your price range, style of home, and other needs that may influence your purchase. There are also some great side streets closer to
town on the Falmouth side of Washington Ave, in addition to the Ocean Ave area, As a parent, and the wife of a teacher, I understand your concern regarding schools.. Education and love for learning starts at home, so your child can flourish in any environment. Portland schools are very diverse in culture. Theresa, I work strictly as a buyer's agent, and am able to show you any property you have intererst in. I am happy to help you with the pre-qualification process if you have not spoken to a lender yet. There is so much to learn about a home purchase in a new community.
If there is any way I can help you, please feel free to reach out to me. I am always happy to provide references from my current and previous buyers. I look forward to hearing from you. 207-776-8436