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Picturesque cottage in New Harbor offered by Newcastle Realty!

Dine or just unwind on the turreted front porch… at 154 State Route 32, New Harbor. Picturesque, shingle-style cottage with unobstructed views of the ocean! Here is the all-season home you have dreamed about! Built to perfection with tile and wood floors, granite and soapstone counters, fieldstone fireplace and spectacular trim and finish work. Enjoy a… Read more »

August 2018 Market and Sales Update

Maine experienced solid gains in both sales prices and sales volume for single-family home sales during the month of July. Maine Listings reported that 1,864 homes changes hands last month—an increase of 9.65 percent from the same period last year—and the median sales price jumped 9.22 percent to $225,000. The MSP indicates that half of… Read more »

Greek Revival Cape in the Mills offered by Newcastle Realty!

Right in the heart of Damariscotta Mills… at 27 Main Street, Nobleboro . This Greek Revival Cape has been meticulously maintained and beautifully restored. Relax on the screened porch overlooking the large, sunny yard with dappled light and mature plantings. Many built-ins, period trim and original floors and windows. Carriage house has room for one… Read more »

Rare Island Property Offers Bold Views, Privacy

We are pleased to offer this Heron Island seasonal vintage cottage with broad westerly and southerly views of the Damariscotta River, East Boothbay to the islands and ocean beyond. Step back in time to simpler days when friends and family gather and create memories that last a lifetime. Property features 2 cottages, one with a… Read more »

July 2018 Market and Sales Update

The Maine summer real estate season is in full swing. According to the Maine Association of Realtors, agents around the state sold 1,937 single-family existing homes in June 2018, an increase of 2.54 percent over June 2017. Home values experienced double-digit gains, with a 10.98 percent jump in the median sales price to $227,500. The… Read more »

Seasoned Newcastle Realty Broker Team Celebrates 15 Years While Offering Specialized Services to Seniors

Bill Byrnes joined Newcastle Realty in 1998, back when the company still operated from the basement of the Newcastle Square building across the river. Two years later, Lee Simard became a Realtor and joined the same firm. It turns out that while traveling separate paths, both Bill and Lee had retired at about the same… Read more »

5 Reasons Local Independent Firms are the Future of Real Estate

In recent years, the real estate industry has seen a rapid rate of mergers and acquisitions — but there’s also a countertrend where independent local brokerages are surging in popularity. When it comes to realty companies, I’m proud to say local is better — and homeowners agree: In a survey of more than 3,000 U.S…. Read more »

June 2018 Market and Sales Update

Sales of Maine’s single-family existing homes decreased 1.38 percent last month, due to limited market inventory. Prices, however, continued to rise; according to Maine Listings, the statewide median sales price (MSP) increased 9.95 percent to $219,900. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half for less. Real estate firms… Read more »

Custom Contemporary on the Sheepscot River!

Experience the Maine way of life… at 52 Falls Road, Newcastle. When this local well known carpenter built this house not much was left to be desired. This private custom built contemporary cape on the Sheepscot River offers amazing features such as Corian counter tops, first floor Master bedroom with attached en-suit, soaring cathedral ceilings with a… Read more »