Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Role of the Real Estate Appraiser

By Mark L. Plourde, MAI, Maine Valuation Company What is the role of the real estate Appraiser in a purchase and sale transaction? Why isn’t the contract price used as the measure of market value? Well, for starters, one proposed … Continue reading

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The Lead Poisoning Control Act: What it Means for Maine Landlords

Jonathan P. Hunter, Attorney, Rudman Winchell Over eighty percent of all homes built prior to 1978 contain lead-based paint.  The Lead Poisoning Control Act, 22 M.R.S. §§ 1314-1329, originally enacted in 1973, attempts to address the health hazards posed by … Continue reading

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An Increase in the MEREDA Index Provides Encouragement for the Real Estate Development Community

The MEREDA Index is the leading way our industry tracks changes in Maine’s real estate markets. It’s a composite of nine measures reflecting activity in both new development and existing properties, in commercial and residential markets, as well as construction … Continue reading

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Longtime Board Members Retire from Real Estate Organization

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association Recognizes Board Members for their Many Years of Dedication and Service PORTLAND, Maine (June 4, 2015) –The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) relies on the generous support of its volunteer officers … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Falmouth Schools Redevelopment Project

by Jessica Estes, CBRE | The Boulos Company In the first of a 7-part series exclusive to the Maine Real Estate Insider, we’ll provide an up-close look at the most notable commercial development projects of the past year that are … Continue reading

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MEREDA returns to Bangor to host its Annual Networking Social on June 25, 2015!

June 25, 2015 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM Sea Dog Banquet & Conference Center 26 Front Street Bangor, ME MEREDA provides members and guests great networking opportunities throughout the year and our social gatherings are “must-attend” events for players in Maine’s … Continue reading

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