Motivation To Buy In Maine Has Commom Theme With Country Mouse And City Mouse.
By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
Showed a lake home in Oakfield Maine today to folks from outside of Boston. The wife is from this area. Three kids...12 down to 5. They want a lake place to show there kids life beyond the city. It's a 6+ hour drive but the prices are sooooo low and the fewer people, less noise and more privacy are three carrots driving the donkey cart on this one. They figure Maine is "Vacationland"..it says so on eveyrone's license plate so renting it out carefully to quality folks when they don't use the place could turn it into a nice second home tax deduction too. The long range plan, after kids leave the nest and mom/dad retire is to live here half the year and spend winters in Florida, The Carolinas or Arizona. This lake home is $129,900! Full cellar, up to 3 bedrooms, major view, deck, h...