Dover-Foxcroft Real Estate News
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Wednesday Jan 14 | via Bangor Daily News
The finance website SmartAsset.com has mapped out the country's most affordable places to live, comparing home buying and home ownership costs - like average property tax bills, homeowners' insurance and mortgage payments - against median income levels and deriving a composite "affordability index." The index doesn't, as far as I can tell, include other costs associated with living someplace, such as food or electricity prices, but paints a pretty complete picture in terms of acquiring and maintaining a home. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine - The two-year budget proposal Gov. Paul LePage unveiled Friday aims to divert state government's chief revenue stream from income taxes on people and businesses to sales tax. The governor's proposal would eliminate many exemptions and add sales taxes on a range of services, from a magician performing at a child's birthday party to hiring a real estate agent. Comment?
Friday Jan 2 | via Bangor Daily News
While data on Maine's economy for 2014 is still rolling in , we're able to reflect on at least a few trends, most of which show the same broader story of Maine's slow recovery from recession. On jobs, as I've reported before, Maine gained some ground but remains behind pre-recession job totals. Comment?
Dec 27, 2014 | via Bangor Daily News
Adam Emery ripped out old insulation in Michael and Jody Herbert's attic in 2011. The Herberts of Rockland were the first in the state to receive a PACE loan to help insulate their 1880s home. Comment?
Dec 19, 2014 | via Bangor Daily News
Maine is seeing a resurgence of small-scale agriculture, especially among young farmers. But, difficulty accessing financial resources is preventing many of these entrepreneurs from expanding their operations and keeping others from farming altogether. Comment?
4 min ago | via Business Wire
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24 min ago | via KIII
U.S. home prices rose at a modest pace in November, held back by weaker sales and a limited number of available houses. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 4.3 percent in November from 12 months earlier. Comment?
53 min ago | via Reuters
LONDON, January 27 The economic uncertainty implied by the Bank of Canada's surprise interest rate cut on Wednesday could be detrimental for home prices, especially in energy-dependent provinces such as Alberta, Fitch Ratings says. Fitch views Canadian house prices as 20% overvalued compared to long-term economic fundamentals. Comment?
7 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
This financing represents the first $10 million tranche of a proposed $40 million line-of-credit arranged by XacBank. XacBank is the flagship subsidiary of Tenger Financial Group , a diversified financial services holding company with banking, insurance, leasing, investment advisory, mortgage, and commercial and consumer finance operations. Comment?
8 min ago | via Journal-Advocate
The Sterling real estate firm, which serves Logan and Washington counties, announced Monday that Andrew Pickens has taken over the business from Harold Schmale, who has owned it since 1989. The firm plans to stay in the same location at 330 N. Fourth St., and will keep both its name and contact information. Comment?
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