Archive for February 10th, 2012

2011 Real Estate Reports

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2011 Real Estate Reports

Each year we complete a comprehensive review of the previous year’s homes sales and our report for 2011 was recently completed.  It includes a summary of results for Cumberland and York Counties and details by selected cities and towns. Most all communities experienced a continued decline in the number of homes and condos sold in […]

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Bug Light

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Bug Light

Bug Light is an 8.78 acre scenic park located on the South Portland side of Portland Harbor. Besides being a beautiful park with great ocean views, it also features a walking path, salt water fishing, boat ramp and is home to Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, also know as Bug Light. The park also has historical significance.  […]

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Portland Maine Harbor

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Portland Maine Harbor

Images of Portland Maine waterfront.  Sailing and all forms of boating during a summer day is a common activity and there are 4 primary marinas available, all with moorings and some with moorings and slips.  They include Spring Point, Sunset, South Port and Centerboard Yacht Club.

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Portland Beaches

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Portland Beaches

Normally when you think of Maine, images of the rocky shoreline along the coast come to mind. It is often surprising to many to learn that there is also an abundance of beautiful sandy beaches. Although the water may be a little cold, even in the summer, relaxing on a Maine beach is an enthralling […]

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Portland Economic Scorecard 2010

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Portland Economic Scorecard 2010

The Portland Community Chamber is very active in the local business community. As part of their on-going effort to promote business attraction, the Chamber commissioned a study of economic indicators comparing Portland to other cities around the country of similar size. The report, know as the Portland Economic Scorecard, details 32 measures of economic vitality […]

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Portland Neighborhoods

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Portland Neighborhoods

In many ways Portland is defined by its thriving neighborhoods that provide a greater sense of community within a larger city. Interestingly enough, most neighborhoods are generally recognized by residents, but in realty have little or no political authority. A unique characteristic is the use of the term “corner” to define various neighborhoods or the […]

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