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Apartment Search Tips

Have you been frustrated in the search for a new apartment? Can't ever seem to beat out the competition? Never hear back about a place you really loved? Although we don't have a magic wand, we can offer some tips to help you through the process.

Rental Disclosures

Owning a rental property comes with many responsibilities. To make things easier, we've put together a checklist of required rental disclosures for you to prepare.

Gas Detector Law

Maine law requires gas detectors to be installed in some commercial businesses and residential properties. Hotels, motels, nonprofits, multi-family homes, shelters, and businesses must install one in any room where there's a gas or propane-fueled appliance. A gas detector is different from a smoke detector or a carbon monoxide detector.

Spring Property Maintenance

Now that the snow is melting and the temperature is warming, it's time to do a property maintenance check to get ahead of any potential issues.

Local Eateries

Whether you're new in town, outside your usual stomping grounds, or just looking to try something different, here's a list of some favorite local eateries in the Greater Portland and surrounding areas.

Rent vs Buy?

Do you have dreams of owning your own place, but not sure how feasible that idea is? Or perhaps you're in transition and you're wondering if it's better to rent first to get to know the area better before making such a huge commitment. "Should I rent or should I buy?" Each person's scenario will be different of course, so it's not a one size fits all answer. Here's a guide from Maine Housing to help you evaluate your options.

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