Maine’s Growing Food Economy & Its Impact on Real Estate

Over 280 industry professionals gathered this week to discuss the commercial real estate implications of Maine’s booming food and beverage economy. Maine has become a culinary destination, known for not just lobster, but beer, coffee, organic produce, sea and freshwater products. An exploding foodie culture means a growing need for production facilities, enhanced supply chains, specialty storage and many other real property infrastructure assets, old and new.

Fair Housing workshops May 28 in Bangor, Presque Isle

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A workshop to provide landlords with information on the federal Fair Housing Act and the Maine Human Rights Act is scheduled for May 28 simultaneously in Bangor and Presque Isle

DEP Hosts Free Salt Management Workshops For Private, Public Plow Operators and Property Managers

AUGUSTA - November 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As temperatures drop, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection is offering two free workshops to help private and public snowplow operators and property managers learn to apply de-icing salt in a way that protects the environment and saves money.

Healthy Homes Now A Click Away With New Maine Lead-Safe Rental Registry From DEP,...

AUGUSTA - October 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week begins, Maine’s renters now can search for healthy homes through a lead-safe property search feature that goes live today on the state’s leading online housing website,

Foreclosure Diversion Program Holds First Informational Session at the Augusta District Court on March...

March 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On March 10, 2010, the Foreclosure Diversion Program will hold its first informational session at the Augusta District Court for homeowners who have been ordered to attend as part of the new foreclosure mediation process; lenders and their attorneys in these cases are also invited to attend, although their attendance is not mandatory. The Supreme Judicial Court designed informational sessions to educate homeowners about the foreclosure mediation process and it is hoped that as a result of these sessions, the parties will be better prepared to use mediation sessions productively.

Training Opportunity for Attorneys Interested in Learning about the Loan Modification Tools Used in...

November 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Foreclosure Diversion Program is opening up a limited number of spaces in its loan modification tools training for Foreclosure Diversion Program mediators, attorneys affiliated with Maine Attorneys Saving Homes, and Maine State Housing Authority staff, to interested attorneys. The December 2, 2009, training to be held at the Augusta Civic Center will be focused on various loan modification programs and the FDIC’s mod-in-a-box tool that will be used in the program. The training will start at 9 A.M. and end at 4 P.M. The Foreclosure Diversion Program will seek CLE credit approval for this training. The training will cost $50, which must be received before December 2, 2009. The fee is non-refundable

Governor Addresses Affordable Housing Conference

AUGUSTA, ME - October 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor John E. Baldacci today delivered opening remarks at the 2009 Maine Affordable Housing Conference at the Augusta Civic Center. The conference, hosted by MaineHousing, highlighted many innovations undertaken at the State level to address housing issues during these challenging economic times.

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,...


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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