Thorndike Real Estate News
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Tuesday Jun 16 | via Republican Journal
Michelle Ridley, broker with the Maine Real Estate Network in Belfast, was named Realtor of the Year Tuesday, June 16, by the Mid-Coast Board of Realtors. Judy Brossmer, broker with The Masiello Group, Better Homes and Gardens, and last year's recipient of the award, made the announcement at the Mid-Coast Board's meeting at the Belfast Shrine Club. Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via Capital Weekly
Looking back... 2004 is the year that points to the full market potential of Knox and Waldo Counties. Knox County sold 610 units. Comment?
May 6, 2015 | via Herald Gazette
The number of single family homes being sold in our area is starting to catch up with 2004 pre-recession home sales. Knox County saw 112 units change hands in 2015 YTD compared to 152 units sold in 2004. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Republican Journal
What's Trending in Real Estate...Camden Hills Realty reporting with a 1st Quarter snap shot for Knox and Waldo County combined. The information has been assembled from various sources of varying degrees of reliability. Comment?
Feb 10, 2015 | via Republican Journal
For many years, co-owners Peg Worth and Michael Cunning admired Mitchell for his "in-depth knowledge and experience in the local real estate market, expertly helping buyers and sellers in mid-coast Maine," the firm said in a press release. Although Peg Worth passed away Jan. 15, 2015, one of her final wishes was to see Mitchell join the company, the release said. Comment?
Monday Jun 15 | via Business Wire
As additional security, MGH also obtained a surety bond for $15 million secured by the Harold Alfond Foundation. PROFITABILITY REMAINS WEAK: The maintenance of the Negative Outlook reflects ongoing pressure on MGH's operating performance, driven in significant part by a $14.6 million reserve adjustment which is expected to impact fiscal results . Comment?
Saturday Jun 6 | via The Harbor Times Soup
Exquisite craftsmanship and savvy style are the hallmarks of this beautiful, energy efficient home on a great in-town street. Extensive wood detailing, fabulous finishes, Douglas fir floors and great family/entertaining spaces. Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via KAUZ
A Boston attorney who specializes in defending people charged with drunken driving has pleaded not guilty to operating a boat while drunk after a passenger fell overboard and lost her arm in the propeller. A psychiatrist who examined Colorado theater shooter James Holmes says Holmes expressed sadness when he learned a child died in the attack. Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
The city and a group of nonprofit organizations may pay off the outstanding mortgage of the financially-distressed Maine Lighthouse Museum and take control of the artifacts in an effort to preserve their scaled-back presence in Rockland. That is an option being floated by Rockland City Manager James Chaousis to the City Council. Comment?
May 6, 2015 | via Capital Weekly
Nestled in a sunny, pristine and private setting is this immaculate 3 BR Cape with new features galore! Big great room with cathedral ceiling, brand new kitchen with gleaming granite countertops, large screened porch, walkout basement with exercise room or studio, two-car garage, plus an additional garage building. Plus new roofs, front porch, boiler, boilermate, fenced-in pet area, and fresh paint! Great use of space and good flow makes this house much bigger than it appears. Comment?
6 min ago | via Cape Gazette
Nearly every weekend, hundreds of signs go up throughout Sussex, directing traffic to new developments and realtors' open houses. While helpful to people looking for a new home, commercial signs do not belong in public rights of way. Comment?
11 min ago | via Star-Progress
In this photo May 28 photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a gathering of political, business and community leaders at the annual California Chamber of Commerce Host Breakfast in Sacramento. Several California lawmakers and community assistance groups are calling on Brown to repay more than $331 million in funds intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures that the state siphoned off to help deal with its budget crisis. Comment?
13 min ago | via The Daily Republic
Several California lawmakers and community assistance groups are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to repay more than $331 million in funds intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures that the state siphoned off to help deal with its budget crisis. A Sacramento County judge found that the governor and state Legislature unlawfully diverted most of a fund that was part of a $25 billion settlement between five major banks and nearly every state in 2012. Comment?
22 min ago | via Curbed
This place used to be the guesthouse on Walt Disney's old estate near Palm Desert, and he'd come here to kick back with his famous friends , party, and maybe do a little ziplining . The one-bedroom, which sits on three acres of gloriously open desert, came up for sale in April 2014 asking $595,000, but apparently that went very poorly. Comment?
26 min ago | via Switched
For decades the idea of a financial transactions tax , in effect a modest sales tax on stock, bonds, derivatives and other financial assets, has been a fringe idea pursued by a small group of progressive politicians. While the concept had drawn the interest of many of the world's most prominent economists, including former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, and Nobel laureates Joe Stiglitz, James Tobin, and Paul Krugman, few political figures in the United States were willing to go near an FTT. Comment?
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