Observations and Commentary

March 18, 2019

Maine Lakes Society’s LakeSmart Program-Bill 959

On Thursday, March 14, the Environment and Natural Resources Committee will hear Bill 959 which, if passed, will provide increased grant funding from the Department of Environmental Protection to the Maine Lakes Society’s LakeSmart Program and to the Lake Stewards of Maine for their Volunteer Lake […]
January 4, 2018
Out and About for the Bangor Lakes Region of Maine Jan. 5-10

Out and About for the Bangor Lakes Region of Maine Jan. 5-10

“Mike Stern 2018 Jazz Capstone Concert,”  Brewer Performing Arts Center, Brewer Jan. 5, Friday, 5-7pm, “Tasting at Tiller & Rye,” First Friday Tasting, sample delicious wines and munch on yummy appetizers, featured wines will be on sale, free, Tiller & Rye, 20 South Main Street, Brewer. […]
October 5, 2011

Out and About for the Sebago Lakes Regions of Maine Oct. 6-12

Make a Pumpkin Pie, New Gloucester Oct. 6, Thursday, 2pm and 7pm, The National Theatre Presents:  The Kitchen, Arnold Wesker’s extraordinary play premiered at the Royal Court in 1959 and has since been performed in over 30 countries.  The kitchen puts the workplace centre stage in […]
November 11, 2010

6 Reasons Why Buying a Maine Lakefront Vacation Rental Property is a Smart Investment

An online real estate investment article came to my attention recently that speaks to the many virtues of buying a vacation property and using it as a rental. While you may not agree with all of the points made here, you might pick up some information that […]
April 30, 2010

Why Maine Lakefront Property is a Good Long Term Investment

Maine cottage on the shores of Brandy Pond in Naples, Maine Back in 2003 I met with an elderly gentleman who purchased his lakefront camp (or what folks from Massachusetts call a “cottage”), back in 1962. He was a former IBM salesman – a pretty big […]
April 27, 2010

Plenty of Useful, Free Information Available for Maine Lakefront Property Owners and Buyers

Keeping this pond clear and clean should be everyone’s goal At Mr. Lakefront Keller Williams Real Estate we believe an educated and informed lakefront property owner or buyer is the first and best way to keep our wonderful Maine lakes and ponds clean and healthy. To […]
November 27, 2009

More Good Interest Rate News for Maine Lakefront Property Buyers

If you are entertaining the idea of purchasing a Maine lakefront property anytime soon, or have an interest in lakefront real estate in Maine and are wondering when a good time might be to get into the market, today just might be that time. With all […]
November 13, 2009

Woods Pond Lakefront Property Owners and the LEA Keeping Milfoil Out

Woods Pond in Bridgton, Maine maintains good water quality while having sufficient size and depth for locals and visitors alike to enjoy multiple recreational activities. The combined efforts of local lakefront property owners and the Lakes Environmental Association have managed to keep the water quality and clarity good […]
November 8, 2009

Extension of Homebuyer Tax Credit Signals Maine Lakefront Property Buyers to Keep in Close Touch with Market

Congress has just passed and, on Friday, the President has signed a bill that includes the homebuyer tax credit extension and expansion. While this bill directly affects first time home buyers and, now, some current homeowners, and deals with primary residences, the broader view is that […]