New MaineHousing mortgage options expand home buying opportunities

March 3rd, 2008. AUGUSTA – New mortgage options offered by the Maine State Housing Authority (MaineHousing) make it easier for more Maine people to...

Governor Celebrates Preble Street Grant Award

PORTLAND – Governor John E. Baldacci joined U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Philip Mangano and Preble Street officials at an announcement of...

Maine Receives $10 Million to Fight Homelessness

AUGUSTA, February 5, 2008, Governor's Office.  – Governor John E. Baldacci was joined today by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Field Office...

MAINE REAL ESTATE MEDIAN PRICES UP 1.62 IN NOVEMBER

SALES DOWN OVER 10 PERCENT SOUTH PORTLAND (December 31, 2007) – Median sales prices for single-family existing homes in Maine edged upward last month while...

Maine Awarded $2.1 Million for Affordable Housing

Bangor, Harpswell, Perry, and Portland Initiatives Will Create 127 Rental and Ownership Units BOSTON, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston...

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Application Deadline Extended

Due to multiple deadlines faced by Maine communities as we approach year’s end, the deadline for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) applications has been...

Public Lands Task Force to Hold Listening Sessions

Augusta, ME - The Governor’s Task Force Regarding the Management of Public lands and Publicly-Held Easements will hold two listening sessions next week. Task...

Towns describe unpaid property tax liens

CAMDEN — The largest amount of unpaid taxes in Camden is owed on Bay View Landing and other properties belonging to businessman Stuart Smith....

Nationwide Interest in Auction of Maine Mid-Coast Shoreline Properties Prompts Deadline Extension to Nov....

PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- When word got out about an auction of spectacular shoreline property in Maine's temperate Mid-Coast region, the flurry...

Unique Partnership Results in Preservation of Affordable Housing Units for Low Income Residents

October 18th, 2007, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Director Taylor Caswell joined Maine State Housing Authority (MaineHousing) officials to tour an...

HUD Defeated by Penobscot Indian Nation over Nationwide Down Payment Program

Tribe Continues To Give Nationwide Down Payment Grants To All American Homebuyers INDIAN ISLAND, Maine, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 31st, the Penobscot Indian...

Olympia Development Announces Deals to Develop Hotels in Three States

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development, a premiere hotel and commercial real estate developer based in Portland, Maine, is pleased to announce...

Governor Baldacci Promotes State and Federal Programs that Help Struggling Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure

AUGUSTA - Although Maine has one of the lowest foreclosure rates in the country, Governor John E. Baldacci is taking steps to protect wary...

Governor O’Malley Announces Plan to Cut Maryland Property Taxes by 3 Cents

O’Malley Continues to Outline Plan to Close the Structural Deficit in Howard County; Announces Penny Increase in Sales Tax – 83.5% of Marylanders Still...

Governor Celebrates Bowdoin College Museum of Art

BRUNSWICK – October 14, 2007 - Governor John E. Baldacci today joined officials and students of Bowdoin College, and members of the public to...

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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