I always recommend that buyers get their own policy. Title Insurance A policy of title insurance is a contract of indemnity between the insured and the insuring company relating to the title to the land described in the policy, protecting the insured against loss of damage by reason of defects, l...
Great scenic woodland lot in rural setting of historic Wiscasset, Maine.  About 10 minutes from downtown and Route One.  This lot is one acre with frontage on Gibbs Road. This lot is ready for your client's dream home.  Or, use our builder to help plan for a home that meets their needs. Call tod...
How to Buy Your First Home... the Easy Way!Avoid the 10 Most Common, Painful, Frustrating Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make Buying a residence can be a hair raising experience. You will experience a roller coaster of emotions while finding the right place, securing the loan and finally moving...
Message from Dave Liniger, Chairman and Co-Founder, RE/MAX World Headquarters Good morning, I have extremely exciting news to share with you!J.D. Power and Associates announced today that RE/MAX ranks highest in customer satisfaction, for both buyers and sellers, in its 2011 residential real est...
  Big open field with scenic views of horse farm across the street, this lot is ready for your dream home! Build package available if you need help with design and want a quality builder. Falmouth Schools were featured in Forbes magazine:
Making a good first impression is as important when selling your home as when meeting a business associate. We call it "curb appeal." And it's what draws a potential buyer out of their car and into your home. Begin by taking an objective look at your home. When you drive up, what's the first thin...
Your mortgage requires you adequately maintain your property and not allow it to deteriorate. As a homeowner, you can't afford to sit back and postpone maintenance. You can extend the life of appliances and fixtures and avoid expensive repairs by performing routine maintenance yourself. It's a go...
Keep a copy of every document you signed at the closing. It's especially important to keep a copy of your settlement form. It will be useful when you file taxes and if you sell your home. For example, the real estate taxes and loan discount points you paid as part of your closing costs are tax de...
You've just moved in. Most of your belongings are still in boxes. But you've decided the first thing you want to do is redo the first-floor bathroom, buy new furniture for the living room and strip the wallpaper from every wall in the house. Stop. Put your hands in your pockets, seal your wallet,...
Inspect, Inspect and Inspect - Go over the inspection report with a fine tooth comb. Make sure the report was done by a professional organization. For condo purchases go over the Declaration, By-Laws, and Association Fees. Good idea to ask for minutes of meetings, too.  Don't take anything for g...

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