Once you've settled into your new home, what better way to celebrate than with a party? Ring in the New Year in your new house! Celebrate the new year in style with these tips for hosting a memorable New Year's Eve party.
With 2023 almost here, it's time to think about your New Year's resolution. If your resolution is to become a homeowner in 2023, our real estate agents suggest getting an early start on your resolution by following these tips.
Between showings of the best Augusta homes for sale, our team knows that it's important to take time out for all the little things that make life special. The holidays are the season to get together with loved ones and celebrate what matters most. That also means it's time for the hectic fun of holiday shopping!
Even with the best of intentions, time can get away from you. Luckily, you have plenty of options when it comes to finding the perfect gift here in Maine. Plus, our real estate agents know of a few places where you could find something truly special.
Our real estate agents want to help you celebrate Valentine's Day in style this February.
Valentine's Day is the perfect time to make lasting memories with the one you love. Even with travel restrictions and other public health precautions still in place, you can find ways to make a big impression this year through the many local florists in and around Augusta.
Augusta homes for sale are convenient to many trusted florists, including locally owned and operated businesses that have been around for years. Fresh flowers in handcrafted arrangements give you a classic and tasteful way to proclaim your love on one of the most romantic days of the year.
Oh, the weather outside may be frightful, but sitting at home by the fire sure is delightful this time of the year. Our real estate agents love warming up by the fireplace with our loved ones and watching the snowfall outside. Though fireplaces are rightfully loved for their warmth in both function and appearance, homeowners must not forget that these appliances are inherently dangerous. We recommend that all homeowners with a working fireplace follow these maintenance and safety tips — even if you don't use the fireplace often.
A wise but anonymous person once described hot chocolate as "a hug from the inside." During a cold Maine winter, that couldn't be more true! When our real estate agents feel a need for the warm embrace of cocoa, they head to these great restaurants and coffee shops near Augusta homes for sale.
It's time to start thinking about decorating your home for the holidays. If your home is listed among Augusta homes for sale, you will be looking for just the right tone, perhaps going low key this year so as not to be too distracting from showing your home. Luckily, there are still plenty of ways to make your home feel extra cozy this holiday season. Follow these tips to give your holiday decorating a boost this year.
Making your own wreath is a fun and simple way to spruce up your home for the holidays. Since decorations can be overpriced this time of year, our real estate agents came up with five inexpensive ways to make your own holiday wreath.
Before you get started, you'll want to head over to your local craft store and pick-up a few supplies. In addition to the base material you select (more on that below), it's usually a good idea to have an abundance of twine, pins, glue, and floral tape on hand.
The Kennebec Valley is the place to be during the holiday season. To help you get in the holiday spirit, our REALTORS® highly recommend adding the following events coming to the nearby area to your calendar.
Every year on the weekend after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday gives shoppers an opportunity to support their local businesses. It's a great chance to get your holiday shopping done and show your favorite mom-and-pop stores some love.
In honor of the occasion, our REALTORS® are excited to share some of their favorite small businesses in the Augusta, ME area. Be sure to check out these amazing local shops this season!
There's always something new and exciting to discover in Augusta, ME. Contact us today to learn more about life in Maine, and talk to our team about finding your dream home.
Can you believe that it's already time for another busy holiday season in the Kennebec Valley area? Throughout the region, you'll have a chance to enjoy the annual traditions that make our communities such special places to call home during the holidays and throughout the year. Whether you're looking to shop, see the sights, or help the kids get into the holiday spirit, there's something for every member of the family to enjoy during the holidays in the area. Our real estate agents have the details on four fun events to help you celebrate the holiday season and shop for the perfect gifts in the Kennebec Valley.
Home sales in New England don't stop when the leaves start to fall, and every station on the radio turns to Christmas carols. Many prospective buyers are eager to start the new year in a new home. This can present golden opportunities for motivated sellers to close quickly and do the same. Our real estate agents recommend the following six tips that can help you sell your Augusta, Maine home during the holiday season.
A warm and relaxing Thanksgiving brings one of the best meals of the year. Even our real estate agents take a little break from showing off Augusta homes for sale to get together with family to appreciate all the best life has to offer.
If you're feeling especially thankful this year, why not make it a holiday to remember and go out to one of our fine Central Maine restaurants to get your turkey day feast?
Each one of these five restaurants will provide you with a lavish feast fit for a king (or a pilgrim!), and you won't even have to lift a finger. It's all taken care of for you!
When it comes to the best Thanksgiving restaurants in Maine, these are our picks:
The holidays are right around the corner, and so are the thieves just waiting for you to be away. A proactive approach to home security is the best way to protect your home and belongings. Our real estate agents offer this list of holiday home security tips.