Monthly Archives: March 2015

Appraising Real Estate in Maine – Important Regulatory Information

By Mark L. Plourde, MAI, Maine Valuation Company The Maine Board of Real Estate Appraisers (MBREA) was established to protect the public through examination and licensure of persons who wish to conduct real estate appraisals for a fee in the … Continue reading

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Donating Real Estate to Charity

Daniel Burke, Attorney, Rudman Winchell Donating real estate to a charitable organization can benefit both the charity and the donor.  The tax laws provide several methods for donation of real estate, both during a donor’s life  or through bequests under … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s “Morning Menu” Breakfast Event – The Historic Tax Credit Effect: How these Credits Have Transformed the Feasibility of Historic Rehabilitation

The percentage of historic buildings in Maine is one of the highest in the country, with these buildings comprising a significant proportion of the state’s real estate portfolio. For years many communities and building owners were faced with trying to … Continue reading

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Green Building Systems – What is out there

By Asha Echeverria, Shareholder, Bernstein Shur With continued national concern regarding energy costs and environmental efficiency, green building systems allow owners and the public to increase, assess, and understand the environmental and energy efficiency of a project. Green building systems … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

  Tanya Emery of Hampden, Mike Galeucia of Scarborough, and Rick Harnum of Hampden have been elected to the board of directors of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers … Continue reading

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Market Conditions Are Driving Company Value Up

By John Hammett, Managing Director, Minneapolis Office, Corporate Finance Associates Private company owners nearly always focus on the inside attributes of their companies when they think about selling. Do I have a management team that will add value in a … Continue reading

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