Archive for June, 2010

Maine, The Lower Population, Insulation Away From Wall To Wall People A Big Plus.

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In my job as a Maine real estate broker, many of our property buyers do not live local. Some use to and moved with their parents to say Connecticut years ago to work at Pratt and Whitney, General Dynamics, Electric Boat, even Royal typewriter many moons ago. But as the new town becomes crowded, over […]

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When I Was A Kid, Thought Moving From State To State, Out Of Maine The Plan.

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Encouraged to travel, realize there is a big world outside of the state of Maine growing up. But after college, and thinking a life in broadcasting, working my way up the ladder to larger radio markets out of state, that all changed when the kids my wife and I wanted to raise came in to […]

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Land In Maine, Buying, Owning ME Real Estate To Enjoy, Pass On.

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As a buyer of Maine real estate, specifically land, there is no doubt the property price is attractive. But what else to consider in that purchase of land in Maine? For starters, a survey by a registered, professional surveyor is in order. Here’s a list of 188 Maine land surveyors. Does the deed to the […]

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Land In Maine For Sale, What Do ME Real Estate Buyers Need For Resources.

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Maine is one big state with lots of land, acreage and less people to populate it. So more wildlife, great amounts of unspoiled four season wide open country is what you find in abundance in Maine. If you are toying with owning some land in Maine, many questions come up needing answering, attention. Maybe waterfront […]

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Maine, Summer Means Fun Outside On Lakes, Hiking Hills Under The Sun.

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Maine is four seasons and summer is underway which means lots of recreational options. When you live in Maine fun is in your backyard. If you are out of state, this is what you could be doing. This is what the state of Maine tourism site points out you are missing by being outside “Vacationland.” […]

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Maine SoapBox Derby Video Shows The 15th Annual Down Hill Racing Event.

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Watch the Houlton Maine Soap Box derby video for the Northern ME 15th annual downhill kit car race. Maine boys and girls ages 8 to 17 learn “the thrill of the hill” with volunteers from Aroostook County helping put the race together year after year on a specially engineered hill at Community Park in Houlton […]

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Speaking, Talking The Maine, Canadian Jargon, Lingo, Using Local Slang.

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No wonder there is misunderstanding, miscommunication, mixed signals when you consider the expressions used in day to day language in Maine, just across the border in to Canada. This blog post explains what we mean. Do you call a Coke or Pesi or Mountain Dew drink a soda, a pop, and the container it is […]

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Maine Little League Team..Have Been A Baseball “Franchise” Owner Since 1983.

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Little league in a Maine town, with the sun setting, families, friends and lots of talented kid baseball players entertaining out on the ball diamond. Maine little league is a hoot. My four kids went thru the program. And in Maine, there is nothing like watching a little league game. Especially after a busy real […]

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Maine, Most Of Your Life’s Missing Puzzle Pieces Are Here.

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Pieces to a life puzzle, in Maine the ones you need are plentiful because the folks you meet are anxious to help you find them. There is an awareness in Maine. A sense of real “community”. That you, me are all strongly connected. Maybe it’s due in part to less people.And the ones in Maine […]

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Maine, Trying To Describe It With Words Comes Up Way Way Short.

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If someone landed a space ship from a galaxy far away in Maine, and had only ten minutes during refueling to learn about the place, words would just get in the way of the conversation. Images, lots of them one by one show the place, tell the story of what living in Maine is like, […]

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