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Social Media Monday - Do you really want your friends seeing that?

Social Media Monday  - Do you really want your friends seeing that?

As an active Facebook user I am always conscious of what I am posting and what is being posted on my behalf.

The Best of Maine at the 10th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 10-12, 2012

The Best of Maine at the 10th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 10-12, 2012

The Best of Maine at the 10th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 10-12, 2012

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ROCKLAND, Maine—Passion of place is what the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show is all about. The best of Maine from across the creative spectrum will be gathered together at the 10th annual show on the Rockland waterfront, August 10-12, 2012. Beautiful boats, unique handcrafted products, and an eclectic mix of high-quality goods for life on the water and the shore will again be on display at Maine’s only in-the-water boat show and coastal lifestyle event.

 “I’ve always thought of the show as a tremendous party where the most creative folks on the coast share what they do with customers and other exhibitors.

Social Media Monday - Business Page Timelines

Social Media Monday - Business Page Timelines

 

 

Have you seen the new Timeline for business pages?

Facebook is converting their business pages to the Timeline that we utilize on the personal profiles on March 30.  Of course for those that can't wait they have released an early version.

Things to know.......

FHA Mortgage Insurance RISING April 1st

FHA Mortgage Insurance RISING April 1st

 

According to Bloomberg.com, as of April 1st, the Federal Housing Administration will increase it's Mortgage Insurance Premium in an effort to help rebuild it's insurance emergency fund which has taken a hit over the last few years during the housing collapse (FHA has paid out nearly $37 billion in defaulted mortgages since 2008). This will take effect on April 1st for all new single family home purchases acquiring a 30 year mortgage. This is roughly $5 extra per month on a $150,000 mortgage and will contribute about $1 billion in revenue to FHA.

Real Estate Thursday: Maine To Receive 21 Million Dollars From The National Mortgage Settlement

Real Estate Thursday: Maine To Receive 21 Million Dollars From The National Mortgage Settlement

 

This blog is taken from the www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com website that goes into great detail regarding the settlement.  My goal was to get the information out to those that may currently be underwater on their mortgage as there are streamlined solutions in place to assist homeowners through the settlement.  This blog is not a full explanation of the settlement.

Real Estate Thursday - Great Offer for 2012 Buyers and Sellers

Real Estate Thursday - Great Offer for 2012 Buyers and Sellers

 

In today’s difficult economy, Home Owners and Potential Buyers are more confused than ever.  At Century 21 Samia Realty we strongly believe in Home Ownership – it is good for our local and national economy.

Buy Local Wednesday - Featured Business of the Week

Buy Local Wednesday - Featured Business of the Week

 

Tiffany Hampton has been helping home buyers and sellers with their real estate needs for 12 years now.  Originally from New Jersey, Tiffany moved to Maine in 1999 settling in beautiful Saco.  Tiffany has a true passion for Real Estate and helping folks meet their real estate goals.  It shows in her many achievements throughout the years including numerous awards and recognitions.  The Hampton and Robbins team was recently featured in Fast Company Magazine for their innovative marketing and Tiffany will be on the cover of the CRS Residential Specialist Magazine in March.