Thorndike Real Estate News
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May 25, 2016 | via Herald Gazette
From left to right, John Gilbert, Mary Marchini, Realtor Corie Skidgel from Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group, Realtor Fran Riley, Owner of United Realty and Dr. Paul Stewart, Jr. Fran Riley and Roland Littlefield, Co-Owners of United Realty in Belfast, are delighted to announce the sale of Dr. Paul Stewart's property here in Belfast, to John Gilbert and Mary Marchini. Paul has been a resident of Belfast for many years. Comment?
May 12, 2016 | via Bangor Daily News
Would you like to own your own home? Are you living in a building that doesn't seem safe? Do you worry that your children might be getting lead poisoning or be breathing mold? Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County may be able to help you. Our mission is to eliminate substandard housing by building simple, energy-efficient and safe housing in Waldo County. Comment?
Feb 1, 2016 | via Planning
Feb. 01 -- THORNDIKE, Maine -- A century ago, the small Waldo County farming community of Thorndike was a bustling town on the railroad line with an active grain mill, a department store, a cheese factory, an inn, a theater and even an automobile dealership. Asked what it's like today, and Diana Prizio , who owns the Garden Variety antique and home goods shop in downtown Thorndike -- population 890 at the last census -- doesn't mince words. Comment?
Jan 21, 2016 | via Republican Journal
A new granite bench, first on the left as one walks east across the Armistice Bridge, was dedicated to the late Peg Worth on Friday, Jan. 15. A candlelight ceremony was held on the footbridge to dedicate the bench and plaque in Worth's memory. Worth, an artist and realtor, was honored by a group of her friends and family this past summer by raising money to create a scholarship fund at Waterfall Arts, primarily for young art students. Comment?
Jan 20, 2016 | via The Harbor Times Soup
Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County is seeking a family for its fourth build, this time in the town of Monroe. The organization recently wrapped up construction on a home in Searsmont for a family of three. Comment?
Friday Jul 22 | via National Mortgage News
Real estate agents across Maine reported 1,960 sales of existing, single-family homes in June, an increase of 9.6% compared with a year earlier. The median price for those homes rose 5.5% to $198,000, according to a report issued Thursday by the Maine Association of Realtors. Comment?
Saturday Jul 9 | via Bangor Daily News
Army veterans Waylon Holbrook and Brad Howard take a break at the Habitat for Humanity work site. The men, who both fought in Operation Iraqi Freedom, are building Holbrook's new home. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via Herald Gazette
Custom crafted immaculate home with quality features and association deep water dock with 55' of water at mooring. The open floor plan features double sided fireplace in living room and kitchen, first floor master bedroom, oversized 2 car garage, workshop, and bonus room. Comment?
Saturday Jul 2 | via The Harbor Times Soup
This unfinished Carriage House style home on 40+ acres in an upscale development will make a wonderful summer getaway or year-round home! Open floor plan with a loft and garage space on the ground floor. Septic system is in; well is needed. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via Herald Gazette
For the 2016 fiscal year that ended March 31, the bank earned net income of $23.01 million, a 2.86-percent increase over 2015, and the 15th consecutive year of earnings growth. Total loan production was $785.82 million last year, for a total of more than $3.54 billion in cumulative total loan production over the last five years. Comment?
9 min ago | via LBC 97.3
The RBS banking group has warned 1.3 million customers they could be charged negative interest rates if the Bank of England cuts base rates below zero. The group, which includes NatWest, wrote to its business and commercial account holders about the potential changes, which mean they could lose money even when they are in credit. Comment?
10 min ago | via New York Daily News
The state Attorney General moved Monday to block the sale of a Harlem nursing home to the same owners behind the questionable sale of a Lower East Side home that wound up as luxury condos. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asked a court to block the sale of the 175-bed non-profit Greater Harlem Nursing Home to the Allure Group. Comment?
14 min ago | via Berkshire Eagle
WEST STOCKBRIDGE >> A rent control hearing for a local mobile home park ended with a continuance, but not before both the landlords and the tenants saw some setbacks. It was the landlords who saw the biggest setback as the board voted unanimously to strip $24,000 in mortgage payments from the park's operating budget, erasing the deficit their paperwork had claimed. Comment?
14 min ago | via Northern Virginia Daily
Town Council voted 5-1 at its regular meeting Tuesday to authorize the advance of the final design of the facility on 5 acres of property off Kendrick Lane and Monroe Avenue in the former Avtex Fibers site. The town bought the land from the Front Royal Warren County Economic Development Authority. Comment?
34 min ago | via DNAinfo.com
Demand for two- and three-bedroom apartments in Long Island City is hotter than ever as families continue to flock to the neighborhood, according to new real estate report from Modern Spaces. The realty firm found that more than 70 percent of closing condo sales during the second quarter of 2016 were for two or three-bedroom apartments, compared to 58 percent during the first part of the year. Comment?
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