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Lakes Near Lincoln Maine

Caribou Pond

The Lakes of Lincoln, Maine

 

When searching for Maine lakefront land for sale you should investigate the possibilities in Lincoln, Maine. The town is known around the world as a producer of the world's finest quality napkin stock. What you may not know is the town is home to more than a dozen lakes and ponds. Lincoln's lakes are very [...]

6 Ways to Get Your Land Sold Faster

  • Title Search & Title Insurance

This is the first thing you should do before putting your property on the market. If you did not do this when you purchased or inherited the property there is no better time than right now. Issues such as access and un-discharged mortgages to name two could cost you a sale, money or both. If any issues are [...]

Lakeville Maine - Recreation Destination

Lakeville is a rural eastern Penobscot County town organized in 1868 as Lakeville Plantation. The landscape of the town is contrasted with big rolling hills, vast undeveloped timberland and many lakes. Almanac Mountain is its highest peak just over 1,000 feet and the site of a historic fire tower. The other high peaks in Lakeville, Maine are [...]

WOODS AND BOUNDS

by Terri & Roger Coolong, PLS, RPF

 

Many times after a survey is completed, the client will look at a plat and say "Why is the magnetic bearing on this line N 42° W?  My deed says that it is supposed to be N 39° W!"  Although the use of true north would be a more accurate orientation for boundaries, magnetic north has been used in most of [...]

Deferring Capital Gains When Selling Maine Land

Death and taxes are unavoidable but they can be delayed. The former by eating right and exercise and the later by employing the right strategy when selling your land.  If you are considering selling your land in Maine and will realize a large capital gain you may want to consider a 1031 tax deferred exchange, aka. Starker exchange.   Always [...]

Hunting Rules & Legal Hunting Hours for 2014/2015

Maine whitetail deer

This Saturday, November 1 marks the start of the 2014 whitetail deer rifle season. For all you last minute planners out there here are links to the hunting hours chart from Maine DIFW and the Hunting and Trapping rules and regulations for 2014/2015.  If you forgot your license you can log in and buy online with the link at the bottom of this [...]

Ocean, Lake, River or Stream - Maine Waterfront Property New England's Lowest Prices

Maine Lakes and Ponds

 

Looking for an affordable waterfront vacation property or a second home spot in the northeastern United States, Maine is your best buy for both purchase price and lower development costs. In some areas of Maine it is currently possible to purchase a lakefront lot for as little as $30,000. Some fine riverfront land can be had for as little [...]

Beginners Guide to using Google Earth

Screen Shot of Google Earth Startup

Google Earth is one of the most fun and potentially useful technology tools we have today, and it's free! It is a great way to see the State of Maine from above. It is amazing how this change of perspective helps you better understand a state, county, town and for that matter, a piece of real estate. We use Google Earth every day in our real [...]

Permitting in Maine's Unorganized Territories

Building a cabin in the Unorganized Territories of Maine

 

Buying a home or a piece of land can be a very enlightening experience. One of the more overlooked pieces of buying real estate is the fact that in most instances you will at some point need permits to complete renovations or build new structures.  Permitting is different depending on the location of the parcel and can be overwhelming to a [...]