Want to “sell my house?” The latest news will have you jumping to call 207-615-1663 and ask for our “Preparing Your Home For The Market” worksheet. According to the Portland Press Herald, homes for sale, then sold in Maine, rose 7.9 % in January, compared to the same time last year. Nationally, home sales in January were up only 3.7 % compared to last year. So obviously, the “houses for sale” market is hot in Maine, and that’s GREAT for you, the seller!

Of course, properties for sale will be in competition with other homes for sale. As CJ’s Team explains in this video, it’s the little things that will give you the edge, and help you secure a sales price that you’re very happy with. That’s why choosing a realtor with decades of experience is important — you’ll have that critical eye by your side to spot the “easy fixes” that you might otherwise miss. Now is the time to get going. PRICES were also up in January, by 8.3%. Buyers know that interest rates are going up in the near future, so they’re REALLY motivated now. And, “buyers are searching now in anticipation of moving this spring,” according to the president of the Maine Association of Realtors.

It’s a great market in York County and Cumberland County right now. If you’d like to read the Press Herald’s Press Herald’s full article on this fantastic seller’s market, it is available HERE.