maine investments

A great deal on investment/rental property near Acadia National Park!

This is Great Harbor Condominiums – a different kind of lodging property – but an investment with rental income potential. A beautifully renovated two-story building in a quiet residential location, surrounded by woods, close to Acadia National Park. Rental income potential projected to be in the $900-$1,200 per week range. Great Harbor Condominiums – 1 …

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Looking for an investment property or second home with rental income potential in Maine?

Each day I post a photo or photo album of the morning on a couple of my photo blogs. Often a blog post is born from a photo blog post. That’s the case today. I was searching through my several thousand photos looking for this morning’s photo and decided to focus on inland Maine. Specifically, …

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March in Maine…

March 11-15 is the Portland Flower ShowMarch 13 is Moonlight Madness in BathMarch 21-22 Maine Fishing Expo in Freeport (come stay at the Captain Briggs House, a great in-town but on a quiet side street B&B for sale)March 22 is Maine Maple SundayMarch 22 bake fresh breads with Stone Turtle BakingMarch 25 cooking and baking …

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How much time do you spend online looking to buy an inn or bed and breakfast?

I think there are a lot of people out there (myself included) who did a lot of surfing and dreaming but were scared to actually take that leap. Our webstats show a lot of traffic, especially on Mondays, since chances are, life changing decisions often happen on weekends! So, here’s the loaded question – what …

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A NEW LISTING on Mount Desert Island!

This is The Lindenwood Inn.A successful Southwest Harbor inn for nearly 30 years, now offered at $1,795,000 Built as a sea captain’s home in 1904, this is a fabulous 9 room Inn located on a quiet residential side street, Clark Point Road, just a 15 minute walk to shops and restaurants in town. Just beyond …

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The Swan Agency’s Lodging Division’s new website…

A Lifestyle, Investment and Home. This is something we at The Swan Agency have known about for quite some time, but it seems others are now catching on. People are giving serious consideration where to put their money and realizing that the investment in a lodging property, whether a hotel, motel, inn or bed and …

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Another Price Reduction…

Lakeshore Inn B&B in Rockland, Maine.Now offered at $429,000 (near appraised value) and the sellers are motivated. 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath private residence detached 2 car garage, huge eat-in kitchen and fantastic views of Lake Chickawaukie. Perfect as a 4 guest room B&B for new innkeepers just starting out or for experienced innkeepers looking …

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Just announced…

The New England Press Association awarded the Mount Desert Islander newspaper first place once again for General Excellence and best weekly newspaper website. The Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty was awarded best weekly newspaper real estate ad in all of New England! Kim Swan says that in a time of unprecedented struggles, things like this …

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Aspiring Innkeeping Seminars…

Presented by The Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty, Maine’s Premier Lodging Brokers As a leader in the lodging brokerage industry, we’ve gathered a group of specialists (myself included) to provide you with the tools to help you to decide if Innkeeping in Maine is right for you. Our team is well versed in today’s innkeeping …

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The Guilford Bed & Breakfast, just listed!

Grandeur in the Maine Highlands The Guilford Bed & Breakfast, circa 1904-1918 This incredible grand mansion in Guilford, Maine has been through meticulous restoration. Currently, two sides of the home (color photo above) have been hand scraped, sanded and repainted in the classic tri-color palette, chimneys restored, dormers have been restored to their original splendor …

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