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May 2022 Market Update

Prices for single-family existing homes in Maine saw a jump of 25.36 percent in April 2022 compared to April of last year. Statistics shared by the Maine Association of Realtors indicated the sale of 1,143 homes in April 2022, a decrease of 20.90 percent over April 2021. The statewide median sales price (MSP) for homes… Read more »


With the involvement of Newcastle Realty, Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust recently completed their largest single-day acquisition in the history of that organization. The newly obtained 476 acres located in Bristol will join an adjacent 230+ acres already in conservation with Coastal Rivers. By placing these parcels in conservation, Coastal Rivers works to ensure the preservation… Read more »

April 2022 Market Update

The Maine real estate market is beginning to see a gradual return of for-sale single-family homes. Statistics shared by Maine Listings show a 21.48 percent sales decline in March 2022 compared to March 2021, due to an ongoing lack of for-sale inventory combined with increased buyer demand. 1,031 homes were sold statewide last month with… Read more »

March 2022 Market Update

Persistent buyer demand for Maine real estate combined with low for-sale inventory continues to fuel a competitive market, driving sale prices higher. According to Maine Listings, February 2022 sales declined 17.33 percent compared to February 2021, while the median sales price (MSP) increased 21.48 percent, reaching $297,500. The MSP indicates that half of the homes… Read more »

February 2022 Market Update

Maine real estate experienced another historic high for sales of single-family homes in the month of January. Though statistics shared from Maine Listings indicate a slight decrease of 7.2 percent in sales compared to January of last year, sales numbers are still experiencing the positive effects of COVID-19. Sales in January 2022 exceeded those of… Read more »

January 2022 Market Update

Strong demand for single-family homes in Maine persisted for the full sales year of 2021. Statistics shared by Maine Listings indicated the statewide median sales price (MSP) reached $299,000 last year, showing an increase of 16.8 percent with the number of sales increasing 2.41 percent.  The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold… Read more »

December 2021 Market Update

While increased demand for single-family homes in Maine continues, for-sale inventory remains lower than usual. Data released by Maine Listings showed a slight sales decrease of 7.99 percent in November 2021 while prices increased 11.11 percent compared to November 2020. The median sales price (MSP) reached $300,000, compared to $270,000 in November of last year…. Read more »

October 2021 Market Update

Demand for single-family existing homes across Maine continues to surpass pre-COVID numbers. According to Maine Listings, while sales decreased 9.74 percent in September, prices jumped 16.92 percent. The median sales price (MSP) for the 2,067 homes sold last month reached $320,000. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half… Read more »

August 2021 Market Update

Buyer demand remains strong across Maine’s 16 counties. Data shared by Maine Listings shows home sales decreased 4.86 percent and prices rose 23.58 percent comparing July 2021 to July 2020. The median sales price (MSP) for the 1,996 homes sold hit $315,000 last month. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for… Read more »

July 2021 Real Estate Market Update

Buyer demand continues to increase values of Maine’s single-family existing homes. Data shared by Maine Listings shows a statewide median sales price (MSP) of $310,000 in June—a 24.5 percent increase over June 2020. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half sold for less. Sales have also increased 14.71… Read more »