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Central Maine Real Estate Professionals Receive Recognition

Central Maine Real Estate Professionals

Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate recently held our annual awards event, where we recognized our Central Maine Real Estate Professionals for their dedication and customer service over the past year. On average our real estate professionals serve about 400 customers per year. That’s a lot of homes, and our real estate professionals are there every step of the way, going above and beyond to help you buy or sell your property. Whether it’s shoveling out signs, researching code enforcement, or helping your home look picture-perfect before a showing, Coldwell Banker Plourde’s family of real estate professionals provide top-notch customer service. And our annual awards breakfast is when we get to show our appreciation for their efforts throughout the year.

3 Tips to Buying Maine Waterfront Properties

Buying Maine Waterfront Properties

Waterfront property in Maine is equivalent to “white picket fences” for the rest of the U.S.: it’s shorthand for “perfect”. In the depths of winter, with all the snow we’ve received lately, it may be hard to imagine yourself swimming, boating, or just floating in the sunshine, but all of those things and more can be yours when your home is on the water. However, not all Maine waterfront property is the same. Working with real estate professionals who understand the intricacies of buying waterfront property can help save you a headache. Here are just a few of the things you will want to research and consider before you buy.

3 Things to Consider when Buying a Home

What to Consider When Buying a Home

Buying a home is (usually) the largest, and longest financial commitment of one's life. In a world of impulse-buy-oriented consumerism, a house purchase should be the least impulsive, most well-thought-out investment of your hard-earned money you make. You need to do your homework and get a really good understanding of the debt-to-income ratio your finances represent, the budget you can afford, as well as the associated costs you will have to deal with: closing, moving, maintenance, insurance, etc.

10 Family Activities to do in Central Maine during the Holiday Season

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Looking for some interesting family activities to do this holiday season? The greater Waterville area has many to choose from. Here are the top ten:

Kringleville

Waterville, ME - November 28 - December 22, most evenings and Saturdays

Shop downtown and visit with Santa.

Festival of Trees

Goodwill-Hinckley - December 6 - 13, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, and evenings on the 10th and [...]

3 Things You Must Do Before Selling Your Home

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Being in the real estate business since 1989 means we've seen it all, and not much surprises us anymore. From crazy things happening at the last minute, to people changing their minds to stuff just blowing up, literally. So we decided to talk about three important points to consider before you put your house on the [...]

Being a Server vs. Being A Realtor

Terry Spenard-Church

"Write a blog about the similarities and differences between being a server and being a Realtor" she said... "Ok," I said so here goes...

As far back as I can remember I have been a part, in some way, shape or form of the foodservice industry. It has allowed me to live in some pretty cool places; Portland, Maine, Bar Harbor, Maine, [...]