MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast – Our Lakes, Our Future: Preserving Shorefront Value

We have long depended on them, but our lakes are not immune from the serious water quality problems plaguing people around the world today. Here at home we have seen nuisance algae blooms and murky depths on some lakes ruin the fun for everyone, and we’ve learned that it’s both costly and very difficult to undo this kind of damage.

Public Witness Hearing on Maine Natural Gas Proposed Increases in Rates

On Thursday June 18, 2015, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (Commission) will hold a public witness hearing to hear citizen views on the Maine Natural Gas (MNG) proposed increases in rates. The public witness hearing will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room at Brunswick High School located at 116 Maquoit Rd., Brunswick, ME and will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Discover New England Tourism Summit and International Marketplace in Portland, April 27-29

Maine will welcome over 400 travel and tourism businesses, destination marketing organizations, and tour operators from eight different countries during the Discover New England Tourism Summit to be held this month in Portland, April 27 - 29

MaineHousing and partners plan Fair Housing workshops

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two workshops providing landlords with information on the federal Fair Housing Act and the Maine Human Rights Act are scheduled for April in Augusta and Westbrook.

MaineHousing Board of Commissioners postpones March 19 meeting, two public hearings

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Events rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26 Because of the pending storm, the MaineHousing Board of Commissioners is postponing its Tuesday, March 19 meeting and two scheduled public hearings until Tuesday, March 26.

Free Foreclosure Prevention Clinic This Thursday (July 22) in Sanford, Another in Bangor Next...

July 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Professional & Financial Regulation - Consumer Credit RegulationThe Maine Housing Counseling Network with assistance and support from the Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection, US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the MaineHousing continues its series of free Foreclosure Prevention Clinics this Thursday afternoon and evening in Sanford. The fourth in this series will be held next month in Bangor. Others taken place this summer in Augusta and Portland.

Free Foreclosure Prevention Clinics to be Held

June 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Maine Housing Counseling Network with assistance and support from the Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection, US Department of Housing and Urban Development and MaineHousing will host free Foreclosure Prevention Clinics in Augusta, Portland, Sanford, and Bangor.

The Supreme Court Promulgates Rule 93 For The Foreclosure Diversion Program

December 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- On December 21, 2009, the Supreme Court adopted amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure, by adding Rule 93. Effective January 1, 2010, M.R. Civ. P. 93 will govern the operation of the Foreclosure Diversion Program.

Notice to Interested Parties Request for Comments and Notice of Public Hearing – Relating...

The Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection is proposing a new rule, titled “Adjustment of Non-Bank Mortgage Lender Fees to Fund Investigative and Legal Compliance Personnel.” A copy of that proposed rule is attached. The Bureau will provide an opportunity for public comment on this proposed rule on Wednesday morning, the 9th of December, 2009, at the Department's Gardiner Annex, 76 Northern Avenue, Gardiner, Maine 04345, starting at 8:30 AM.

Juice 2.0: Building Maine’s Innovation Networks

October 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Come join our librarians and others at this year's Juice Conference, connecting leaders of the creative economy to foster growth and prosperity. (November 13 & 14 in Camden, Maine)

MaineHousing announces new down payment assistance promotion to start December 1

AUGUSTA, ME - October 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- MaineHousing current popular Gift of Green promotion ends November 30, but the agency will have a new promotion in place to help first-time homebuyers with their down payment and closing costs, MaineHousing Director Dale McCormick said.

National energy official to speak at housing conference

Inspirational speaker also on agenda; variety of workshops scheduled. AUGUSTA, ME - October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- One of the nation’s top energy officials and an inspirational speaker will join Governor John E. Baldacci in addressing the state’s housing leaders at Maine’s 2009 Affordable Housing Conference October 19 at the Augusta Civic Center.

Foreclosure Diversion Program Seeks Mediators

October 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The newly enacted Foreclosure Diversion Program seeks applicants who are interested in being trained as foreclosure mediators in preparation for the program’s state-wide launch in 2010. Professionals trained in the areas of law, accounting, banking, or mediation as well individuals with work experience that includes foreclosures, credit and collections work, or work done on behalf of creditors or debtors in actions to collect on mortgages, notes, or debts are encouraged to apply

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...


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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