Maine

Kennebunk, Maine Seaside Cottage Or Gambrel, You Choose

By Amy Puchaty | August 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Kennebunk, Maine Seaside Cottage Or Gambrel, You Choose

Take a break with us and escape to Kennebunk, Maine. This sleepy seaside destination has long been a retreat for those seeking oceanfront charm. And today, we found two of its gems! Whether you are dreaming of a seaside cottage or a secluded Gambrel, this is a Splurge vs. Steal you can’t afford to miss. […]

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Vacation Homes

Where Are The Vacation Home Hot Spots?

By Bethany Erickson | October 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Where Are The Vacation Home Hot Spots?

New England has the lock on the states with the most vacation homes, with Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire topping a list of states with the most second homes compiled by IPX1031. Maine, where 19 percent of the homes are second homes, came in first, with Vermont (at 17 percent) and New Hampshire (12 percent), […]

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nantucket

Money No Object? Hit Nantucket For That Second Home

By Bethany Erickson | October 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Money No Object? Hit Nantucket For That Second Home

If you have the scratch, the U.S. second home market is your oyster. If you’re looking for something less pricey, however, you may have to look at spots a lot less popular than say, Nantucket, a new report from the National Association of Realtors revealed. Vacation home sales rose 10 percent from 2015 to 2018, […]

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Historical Shelter in the Prettiest Village in Maine Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson | February 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Historical Shelter in the Prettiest Village in Maine Up for Grabs

Wiscasset, Maine, has been dubbed the “prettiest village in Maine,” and for a little more than $200,000, someone will get to live in a cozy, historic Cape Cod nestled within walking distance of downtown. The seaport town was originally a Native American settlement, with European immigrants setting up shop around 1663. When Maine became a […]

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Vacation in Maine, Own the Home That Helped Inspire ‘Pet Sematary’

By Bethany Erickson | August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

Stephen King slept here. In fact, he lived here, in this four-bedroom, three-bath house built in Orrington, Maine, in 1906, when he was inspired to write “Pet Sematary.” And it can be your second home for a mere $255,000.

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The Fourth Generation Comes to Drakes Island: What Second Home Ownership is All About

By Candy Evans | July 8, 2013 | 8 Comments

Years ago, when I was hauling my babies up here to the southern coast of Maine, I would sit at night in this very living room of our family’s second home after everyone had gone to sleep. I’d be reading, or writing — blogging didn’t exist. I would wonder what would happen to this home […]

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