Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Real Estate - Return on Investment

I have shown a similar graphic in the past but here is an updated version.  Since 2000, real estate has proven to be a solid investment. 






Wednesday, February 20, 2013

What You Can and Can't Deduct When You Work From Home


Working from home can offer many advantages including tax deductions. Just take care what you try to write off for your home office on your return.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Single Family Home Sales Up Year over Year

The good news just keeps coming!  It is already very busy this year and spring hasn't even sprung yet.  Good things to come for 2013!

Happy Valentines Day!






Friday, February 8, 2013

January 2013 - Real Estate Market Update

This market report gives you the real estate activity for the Greater Portland, Maine area. Inventory is still down but we are seeing more properties hit the market.  We are also seeing a big jump in homes under contract which is a good sign the spring season is coming!
The following Multiple Listing Service (MLS) information is for the month of January 2013. Towns included in this report are Portland, South Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough, Westbrook, Falmouth, Windham and Cumberland.