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Maine Real Estate Soars as Remote Work and Pandemic Prompt Moves North

Oct 22, 2020 by Marc Rapport

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I've said for years that what makes Maine so special is that most of us choose to live here. We didn't come here because of a big corporation or because of a job opportunity; we're here for a beautiful coastline, lakes, mountains, fresh air, kind people, and an opportunity to live a life by choice. Folks that have felt this feeling after a vacation week spent here or a childhood filled with going 'upta camp' can now choose Maine full time, and they are!
Because of COVID, April and May sales were down. But June picked up, and July was gangbusters, with nearly 6% more out-of-state buyers than last year. In August, out-of-state sales went up nearly 10%, showing a clear trend of what's happening.

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