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Vacation Home Week: Blueberry Fields in Maine

By Joanna England | August 19, 2014 | Comments Off on Vacation Home Week: Blueberry Fields in Maine

We’re featuring some amazing vacation homes and communities on CandysDirt.com this week as part of our Vacation Home Week celebration. It’s our way of saying farewell to summer! Our first property is an amazing home that is a truly ripe opportunity: A home amongst producing blueberry fields in Rockport, Maine! The home itself is gorgeous, […]

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Maine Versus Pebble Beach, CA: The Hidden Jewel Called Drakes Island

By Candy Evans | July 21, 2011 | 3 Comments

I am not supposed to tell you about this little island just off route 1, in-between Kennebunkport and Wells, in southern Maine. But I could not resist this house. (And look at the beach in your front yard!)  It looks so beach-y and cool for us right now in Texas. And it’s a good comparison to […]

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Here’s a Treat for Mom on Mother’s Day: A Second Home on Pemaquid Point, Maine

By Candy Evans | May 7, 2011 | Comments Off on Here’s a Treat for Mom on Mother’s Day: A Second Home on Pemaquid Point, Maine

Give her one acre and 4200 square feet of living space, where she can go blackberry picking anytime — well, except in winter — or walk-out of the basement right to 230 feet of deep, bold ocean frontage with beautiful rock ledges that enable fishing for mackerel, blues and stripers, just steps from your door! […]

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Ski Lift Accident in Maine: Would You Get Back on a Ski Lift? Fewer Ski Home Real Estate Sales?

By Candy Evans | December 30, 2010 | 6 Comments

Turns out we had relatives who were on the chair lift — but not injured (thank God) — at Sugarloaf this week when that chair lift de-railed and sent skiers flying. I shuddered at the news for several reason: one, I am a skier and HATE IT when the lift stops, leaving you swinging, dangling […]

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New Jersey Historic Home Predates American Revolution

By Bethany Erickson | March 8, 2020 | Comments Off on New Jersey Historic Home Predates American Revolution

It’s not often that you come across a home that saw the birth of the United States, but this week’s historical shelter is a New Jersey property that has watched America grow from a collection of colonies, through the Revolution, to a 50-state country with a couple hundred (and change) years under its belt.  Saddle […]

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Demand for Vacation Homes Up, says NAR

By Bethany Erickson | November 2, 2019 | 1 Comment

Thanks to deeper pockets and low mortgage rates, more people are buying vacation homes – boosting both demand and price, revealed the National Association of Realtors’ 2019 U.S. Vacation Home Counties Report. The median sales price in vacation home counties increased at a pace of 36 percent in the five years between 2013 and 2018 […]

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