Monthly Archives: April 2020

Real Estate as an Essential Business – DECD Guidance and City of Portland Restrictions on Real Estate Activities 

On April 15, 2020 the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) released new guidance related to the operations of real estate as an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic. DECD has considered real estate to be an essential … Continue reading

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Pandemic Leaves Landlords in a Difficult Position

by Gary D. Vogel, Attorney, Drummond Woodsum, MEREDA President The coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone.  Many businesses are shut down, or are minimally operating.  The CARES Act recently adopted by Congress with over two trillion dollars of emergency funding will … Continue reading

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Maine Home Prices – Where do we go from here?

by: Dava Davin, Principal, Portside Real Estate Group When I presented at the 2020 MEREDA Real Estate Forecast Conference in January, I was full of good news and positivity in the residential market. I shared that 2019 represented the eighth straight … Continue reading

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Message from MEREDA’s President

To our Members: What a challenging time we find ourselves in!  First and foremost, I hope this email finds you, your family, loved ones and coworkers safe and healthy.   We hope that you are coping with all of the changes … Continue reading

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