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2015 REALTOR® of the Year award

2015 GBAR REALTOR® of the Year

I was recently awarded REALTOR® of the Year for the second year in a row by the Greater Bangor Association of REALTORS®.  I am honored and humbled to be recognized by my peers for this achievement.  The purpose of the Local Association REALTOR® OF THE YEAR PROGRAM is a way of recognizing a professional that […]

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A New Year

Another year has ended and what a year was 2014 !   Like most, I had my share of ups and downs,  some very significant ones at that.  I started off the year in my role as President of the Greater Bangor Association of REALTORS by attending a  2 day Leadership Training with fellow Association Presidents […]

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Local Real Estate Agent Earns e-PRO® Certification

For Immediate Release   Contact: Denise Reed Realty of Maine Local Real Estate Agent Earns e-PRO® Certification  March 18, 2014 – Denise Reed of Realty of Maine has successfully completed the e-PROÆ Certification Program and has been awarded the e-PRO® Certification, the official technology certification program offered by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR). Denise […]

Earnest money deposit

What is the Earnest Money Deposit in a real estate transaction?

I often get this question when preparing offers for my Buyer Clients.  The earnest money deposit is a deposit on the house that you want to buy.  It’s used to show the seller how serious you are about buying their home and is presented with the offer.   This money is held in an escrow […]

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Tax Deductions for Homeowners

  The time for filing your taxes is approaching soon, so I have listed a few benefits as a homeowner you should be taking advantage of.  Keep in mind this is a summary of deductions that may apply, but please consult with a tax attorney or CPA for further clarification and additional deductions you may […]

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How to sell your Maine home this Winter

We’re experiencing an exceptionally snowy and cold winter in Maine this year, but there are always buyers looking for a home no matter what time of year.  In fact, I have several  buyers that are actively looking and are ready and able to purchase as soon as they find a home that suits their needs. […]