Archive for July, 2010

Buying Maine Land, Waterfront Real Estate Does Not Cost All Outdoors.

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If you have been following the MeInMaine blog posts, the images, stories, links, video embeds may have you pushed off the property buying real estate fence. And if you are in an area of out of state high priced land, waterfront real estate that is in the nose bleed section, your wallet will smile. It […]

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Maine Real Estate Buyers From Out Of State Ask “Any Bad Areas, Towns To Avoid?”

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Hear the question from Maine real estate buyers… a lot when the caller, emailer, visitor to the Houlton Maine office wonder, worry about bad crime riddled areas or blighted towns like where they come from. They explain that where they live now in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island or Connecticut there are some neighborhoods, towns […]

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Retiring, Relocating, Moving To Maine, What You Wonder About.

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In my job as a Maine real estate broker, questions about Vacationland, especially by folks thinking of retiring, relocating, moving here come up. Maine’s sale tax if five percent. A pack of cigarettes in Maine gets taxed two dollars per package of 20. What about personal income, pensions and how the state of Maine retirement […]

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How Many Islands In Maine, Give Or Take A Few?

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If your rough guess was 4,613 islands along the Maine coast or a tidal waterways you are right, according to the Maine State Planning Office’s Maine Coastal Program. But there are even more lake, river islands not in that figure and will have to get back to you on exact number with those added in. […]

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Welcome To Maine, Awfully Glad You Stopped In, Follow Our MeInMaine Blog.

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In the Matrix, Neal is asked why, why Mr. Anderson do you do it…maybe referring to blogging on Maine, visiting Vacationland. Why indeed. Because I chose to, am a personal fan of the state of Maine. It encourages anyone that is excited about their visits, their live in Maine to share their experiences here with […]

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Maine Honey Bees…You Need Them For All They Do In Vacationland.

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Busy as a bee..a Maine bee. The Maine Bee Keepers Organization is active, vibrant, needed. Bees pollinate our native plants from Maine potatoes to blueberries and everything wild from lupine to brown eyed susans. What kind of bees live in Maine? The state wants to keep the Maine honey bees healthy, free of parasites so […]

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Watch A Maine Farmer’s Market Video.

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Locally grown Maine food, produce and fruit that comes from an area farm is healthy, economical, a fun social event. Watch the Maine farmers market video. Houlton Maine has a downtown Market Square outdoor farmer’s market to make it easy to feed your family the right stuff. Local Maine farming is good for families. You […]

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Maine, What To Do For Fun In The Sun, Summer?

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Maine is a state blessed with interesting places and intriguing people. And emphasis on more unspoiled hidden spots, way way less people. So in the summer in Maine, what is there to do for fun, recreation? Have to start with a question because you are not just traveling here for the day. Way way too […]

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Maine Hospitals, Libraries, Number Of Traffic Lights… How People Judge The Character Of A Small Maine Town.

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When a person considering relocation, retirement, investment in a Maine small town, which most of the state’s are size wise, many factors make the short list of what to consider. Oh sure many already know about the four season Maine recreation from hunting, fishing, camping vacation trips. They have the what to do for fun […]

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Maine’s Sunny Weather…No Complaints Here With Heat Wave.

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The summer of 2009 in Houlton Maine in Aroostook County was not so memorable. It rained, rained some more. And then more rain soaked the countryside and took the fun of outdoor hiking, camping, visits to Maine. The tail end had a few decent days but nothing like this summer in Maine. Sure its hot […]

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