Monthly Archives: March 2019

MEREDA’s Annual Real Estate Spring Conference – The Future of Housing in Maine: Opportunities and Solutions

On May 7th, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) will host an exciting, informative, and solutions-based presentation for anyone living or working in Maine. Housing is reaching a critical juncture here, and MEREDA’s members are at the forefront, … Continue reading

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Maine’s Affordable Housing Needs Go Through the Roof, Leading to Call for New State Tax Credit

Greg Payne, Director, Maine Affordable Housing Coalition Maine is experiencing a fundamental mismatch between its housing stock and its housing needs, and that mismatch is creating enormous problems for our families and our state’s economic well-being. For tens of thousands of Mainers, … Continue reading

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Join us in Lewiston on April 23 for the Last of our 3 Opportunity Zones Breakfasts

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created a bi-partisan tax incentive program based on economically distressed Opportunity Zones.  Investors in Qualified Opportunity Zone businesses now have the ability to defer, and to some extent eliminate, recent capital gain income, … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – “Planning for Growth: Portland’s Eastern Waterfront”

Come learn about Portland’s economic growth in the East End over the last ten years, including the public-private sector partnerships which support it. In 2004, the Portland City Council approved a plan for the eastern waterfront of the city that … Continue reading

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The Future of Home Buying

Dava Davin, Principal, Portside Real Estate Group Will technology make real estate transactions a whole lot easier? The number of single-family home transactions in Maine has been flat for the last three years and is not expected to increase any … Continue reading

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