Jackman Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Jackman, ME continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sep 22, 2014 | via Bangor Daily News
Single-family home sales rose in August, compared with last year, as the median price paid for those homes dipped to $178,000. The total volume of home sales for the state's busiest month for real estate transactions rose 3.3 percent from one year ago, bucking a national and regional decline in single-family home sales, according to a transaction tracking service maintained by the Maine Association of Realtors. Comment?
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?
Saturday Dec 27 | 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?
7 min ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
Joe and Janna Vargo of German Village pick up their daughter, Evie, 2, at Bright Horizons child care and get an end-of-day report from teacher Jade Black, center. Two-year-old Evie Vargo is a sweet, even-tempered toddler, and her parents would love to have another just like her. Comment?
7 min ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
Relatively inexpensive improvements, many of them on the exterior, will return more of their cost when the home is sold than big-ticket changes, according to the latest version of the "Cost vs. Value" report prepared by Remodeling magazine. The annual report compares the cost of 36 home improvements to the estimated value they will add to a home when it is sold. Comment?
Yesterday | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
"There just simply aren't as many people willing to sell their property at the current pricing," SDSU's Goldman said. "There's no big incentive to move whether you're moving up or moving down." Comment?
1 hr ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
When it comes to entrepreneurs, Worcester breeds the best. But those talented business leaders leave town fast. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Banker & Tradesman
When the federal government's consumer protection agency for financial matters tells you how to shop for a good deal on a home mortgage, you should follow the advice, right? A valid subscription is required to read the article or use the tool you've selected. Already a subscriber? Please enter your information below to log in. Comment?
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