Governor Marks Next Step for Florence House

PORTLAND - January 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor John E. Baldacci tonight joined supporters of Florence House to mark the next step toward the project starting construction. Florence House will provide permanent, supported housing to chronically homeless women in Portland. The project is a partnership between Avesta Housing and Preble Street

Treasurer Lemoine Joins Investors’ Call for a ‘Green Recovery’

Augusta, ME - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Maine Treasurer Dave Lemoine joined a group of 43 public and private investors calling upon Congress to include significant funding for energy efficiency, clean energy and clean transportation in the economic stimulus bill being debated this week on Congress.

MaineHousing will use Trust money to expand weatherization efforts

AUGUSTA, ME - January 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — "I am very pleased the Energy and Carbon Savings Trust decided to award us $500,000 to expand our efforts to make homes of low-income Maine residents more energy efficient," MaineHousing Director Dale McCormick said in a statement today.

Project Canopy Grants Available to Support Community Forestry Projects

AUGUSTA, ME - January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Maine’s Project Canopy will award $100,000 in grants this spring to local municipalities, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations that support community efforts to develop and maintain long-term community forestry programs

State Issues Ice Storm Homeowner Insurance Alert

Augusta, ME - December 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor John E. Baldacci joined Maine’s Insurance Superintendent Mila Kofman in issuing a Consumer Alert...

HUD Awards $3 million To State of Maine

Funding part of $131 million awarded nationwide to protect children from dangerous lead and other home health and safety hazards December 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama)...

Senators Snowe, Collins Announce $149,107 in Grant Funding for Western Maine Housing Workers

October 20, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe and U.S. Senator Susan Collins today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor...

MaineHousing will sell bonds to Maine people

Sale will allow people to invest locally and help Maine’s real estate market AUGUSTA, ME - October 17, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Starting this week...

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Auction Process Goes Live Today

60-day Bidding Process Opens for First-in-the-Nation Carbon Emissions Allowances Auction AUGUSTA, ME - Jul 30 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)...

Organization has helped educate home buyers for 10 years

AUGUSTA – Over the past 10 years more than 12,500 potential Maine home buyers have learned the ins and outs of buying a home,...

HELP will help Maine homeowners cut energy use, save money

AUGUSTA – HELP may be on the way for many Maine homeowners wondering how they will be able to heat their homes with oil...

MaineHousing offers home repair, home replacement financing for Aroostook County flood victims

AUGUSTA – MaineHousing (the Maine State Housing Authority) is offering low interest rate loans to help people in Aroostook County whose homes were damaged...

New MaineHousing mortgage options expand home buying opportunities

AUGUSTA – New mortgage options offered by the Maine State Housing Authority (MaineHousing) make it easier for more Maine people to buy homes of...

Schools to be Honored for Energy Efficiency Improvements

(AUGUSTA)— Seven school systems are being recognized by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for taking steps towards improved energy efficiency and reducing...

Maine Receives REAL ID Extension

Governor Baldacci Will Submit Legislation to Place New Restrictions on Driver’s Licenses and State Credentials AUGUSTA – Governor John E. Baldacci learned today from the...

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association Names New President and Announces...

Paul Peck, attorney at Drummond & Drummond and real estate developer with LWS Development LLC is the new president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers. Founded in 1985, MEREDA promotes responsible development and ownership of real estate in Maine through legislative advocacy, educational programs and professional networking opportunities.

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April is National Safe Digging Month – Contractors and Homeowners Urged...

As the agency charged with enforcing safe digging practices in Maine, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (“Commission”) is urging all those who dig to take advantage of the resources available in Maine that will help avoid costly and dangerous damage to underground utility facilities