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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 »

May 2018 Market Update Report

Tighter inventory in the single-family existing home real estate market has led to an uptick in sales prices and home sales. According to Maine Listings, 1,201 homes were sold in April—an 8.59 percent increase compared to April of 2017. Sales prices are also on the rise; a median sales price of $200,000 represents a jump… Read more »

Waterfront Estate on Greenland Cove!

Escape to the coast… at 7 & 16 Periwinkle Point, Bremen. This light-filled, waterfront home offers the peace and serenity you have been searching for! Enjoy your own dock and float on pristine Greenland Cove. Open ocean just minutes away! Polished wood floors greet you the moment you walk in the door. The captivating granite… Read more »

Great Opportunity in Damariscotta!

Great location, great opportunity … at 61 & 63 Church Street, Damariscotta. This is the perfect opportunity to owner occupy this quaint residence located within a short walk to downtown Damariscotta. Get help with your mortgage from the two unit Gambrel cottage on the same lot! Main house has two bedrooms, two & a half bathrooms and… Read more »