Calais Real Estate News
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Aug 1, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
A former state legislator from southern Maine who has been working as a real estate agent in Bangor has been tapped to become the next local town manager. Bryan Kaenrath is expected to take over Monday, Aug. 3 for departing Town Manager Eve Wilkinson. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via ThinkProgress
Lewiston, Maine, has long been home to one of the nation's more liberal colleges . It can also lay claim to having one of America's more conservative mayors. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via Bangor Daily News
Being the governor involves many different sorts of jobs, but Gov. LePage has decided not to do some of them. A few months ago, LePage refused to do the normal work of working with the legislative branch. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via Bangor Daily News
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - When Jane Towle moved back to Aroostook County in 2004 after working as a real estate agent in New Hampshire, "the market was falling behind us as we drove across the Kittery bridge." Towle and her husband were returning to raise their sons, and they left just as the housing bubble was spreading from southern New England into Maine and then contributing to the nationwide Great Recession. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
Reed Branscombe and Rebecca Allen stand in front of their new home on Thursday in Brewer. They were able to purchase their home through the USDA Rural Development Single-Family Housing Guaranteed Program without a down payment. Comment?
Aug 25, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
All around the country, students are packing up and going off to college. Proud parents are remembering moments like when their kids came home from the hospital, ventured off to kindergarten and attended their first school dance. Comment?
9 min ago | via Curbed
This year is shaping up to be quite a transformative one for Chicago's legendary skyline . The economy has rebounded and the real estate market is red hot with people starting to buy homes again and developers proposing new tower projects for the downtown area. Comment?
11 min ago | via South China Morning Post
Property sales in Hong Kong bounced back modestly last month after a sharp decline in August, but total sales volume was still 31.6 per cent down on September last year, despite incentives from developers. Overall transactions in September rose 5.2 per cent from the previous month to 5,467, with a total sales value of HK$41.4 billion, up 8.6 per cent. Comment?
15 min ago | via Philly.com
Changes designed to make it easier for a borrower to understand the cost of getting a mortgage loan have gone into effect, after a two-month postponement intended to get Realtors and lenders up to speed. Introduced Saturday by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the "Know Before You Owe" mortgage-disclosure rule replaces four disclosure forms with two new ones - the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure. Comment?
21 min ago | via Vail Daily News
A growing retirement-age population in Garfield County and across the Western Slope will be an important economic and real estate market driver in the coming years. Retiring baby boomers "tend to hang out in one place and spend money a and will maybe even continue working" in some capacity, Colorado State Demographer Elizabeth Garner pointed out during a presentation at the Mountain Real Estate Summit Friday in Snowmass Village. Comment?
29 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Buyers are using ZipTours to get lockbox codes and video-chat showings in the Detroit area without agents being physically present. ZipTours is looking to partner with real estate businesses, and is open to providing brokerages and agents with free access to its system. Comment?
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