Dexter Real Estate News
Feb 27, 2015 | via The Newark Star-Ledger
Hillsborough police and the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office combined to arrest a couple who defrauded a 71-year-old woman out of her life savings. (Photo by Ed Murray HILLSBOROUGH - A Hillsborough couple who authorities allege swindled a senior citizen out of life savings, taking out loans against two properties she owned and later selling one property without her knowledge to finance an upscale lifestyle, have been indicted on charges of second-degree theft by deception. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | 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?
Apr 20, 2015 | via Capital Weekly
Better Homes and Gardens /The Masiello Group, honored its 2014 top performers at a company awards ceremony held in Augusta Friday, March 27. Agents from the company's 33 offices in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont were recognized for their accomplishments. Agent Meriwether Gill from the Camden BHGRE/Masiello received awards for her accomplishments of closed dollar volume and transactions in 2014. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
On Monday, lawmakers rejected a bill supported by Maine's hospitality industry that would have extended hotel licensing requirements to every entity that rents rooms overnight to guests for less than seven days. The prime target for the hotel industry, of course, were homeowners throughout Maine who rent out rooms in their houses through websites such as Airbnb . Comment?
Apr 12, 2015 | via Herald Gazette
Finding a niche for a new business in the Midcoast can be difficult; however, a local couple has figured out how to use their already established business to expand into their newest endeavor. On the Water Real Estate Inc., sister company to On the Water in Maine Inc. Vacation Property Rentals and Maine Watercraft Rentals Inc., is the new business opened by Justin and Tiffany Ford. Comment?
Apr 3, 2015 | via Sun Journal
That's because more than 2,300 homeowners and 540 businesses in Maine are facing annual increases in currently below-market flood insurance rates. Federal law changes that took effect April 1 will deliver rate increases to a subset of Maine flood insurance policyholders - about 3,300 - when their policies come up for renewal. Comment?
5 min ago | via Examiner.com
Memorial weekend is the best weekend for realtors to have holiday open houses in beautiful northern Michigan. In particular, lakefront and resort properties sell very quickly this time of year. Comment?
37 min ago | via St. Augustine Record
U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident about their sales prospects, a reflection of the sluggish start to this spring's home-selling season. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released May 18 slipped to 54 this month, down two points from 56 in April. Comment?
37 min ago | via Atlanta Real Estate Forum
Representatives from Turner Construction and Turner Interiors were on hand to discuss the commercial real estate market and their company on today's All About Real Estate edition of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Mark Dent, vice president and general manager for Georgia and the Carolinas at Turner Construction, and John Lichtenwalter, general manager for Turner Interiors, represented the company, which is the largest commercial construction general contractor in the country. Comment?
43 min ago | via Post-gazette.com
Raise your hand if you read the 40 pages of small print from the bank when you opened a checking account. Most Americans don't because the disclosures are "long, unintelligible and opaque," says the Pew Charitable Trust in a new analysis of practices at big U.S. banks. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WFIE-TV Evansville
Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field. The Chicago Tribune reports that the purchases mean the Ricketts family now owns six rooftop building near the historic ballpark. Comment?
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