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Portland Maine Real Estate

A Comprehensive Guide to Portand and Community Resources

Portland MainePortland is Maine's business, financial and retail capital and the largest city in the state. Seascapes and cityscapes blend harmoniously in Portland, perched on a peninsula, jutting out into island-studded Casco Bay.

The metropolitan hub of Maine's south coast region, Portland is a lively city incorporating the character of yesteryear into a modern urban environment. Historic architecture blends gracefully with the new as you stroll along her working waterfront or the cobblestone streets of the restored Old Port section of the city. With a metro population of 230,000, the Greater Portland area is home to almost one quarter of Maine's total population. The population of the city is 64,000.

The Portland economy is consistent and economic development is encouraged. Bumper-to-bumper traffic and gridlock are unheard of. Portland is an easygoing city with friendly, hardworking people. According to recent crime statistics, Maine is one of the safest states in America. Housing is affordable. Schools and healthcare are outstanding. Our urban center is minutes from golf, hiking and boating.

City of Neighborhoods

Recreation, entertainment, scenery, culture - we've got the market cornered. Just ask the 3.6 million tourists who visit each year. And, the same things that attract vacationers make Portland a wonderful place to live, to work and to do business. To get acquainted with our city, take a Self-Guided Walking Tour!

Portland NeighborhoodsPortland is also a city of many neighborhoods, and a wide variety of housing and real estate options are available.  Whether you are interested in an in-town condo, a historic tree-lined neighborhood or a modern subdivision, there are many alternatives in a wide range of prices.

Dynamic & Growing

If you are considering a move to Portland, you are not alone.  Forbes.com recently ranked the city as one of the most livable in the entire United States. The city has a long-term strategic plan in place that is committed to improvements in business, education, culture and safety.  Additional National Awards and Recognition are evidence that the future is encouraging.

Portland has also long been considered a city that supports The Arts, and that trend is continuing.  The First Friday Art Walk and Creative Portland are two primary examples.  There is a vibrant community of visual and performing artists not to mention an incredible nightlife scene.

Portland holds a key place in a business corridor extending from New York to Atlantic Canada, while at the same time offering a welcome relief from big-city life.

Portland's Old Port

The Old Port, an exciting section of the downtown Peninsula that has seen considerable renovation of the years, is known for intimate shops with everything from apparel and fine china to children's toys and antiques and rare books. A few blocks down Congress Street is the Arts District, home to the Portland Ballet Company, the Maine College of Art and the Portland Museum of Art.

Portland Real Estate

Use the map below to find all properties for sale in Scarborough.  This interactive search map includes the most up-to-date and comprerhensive listing of all Maine real estate.

Local Resources

For more Portland information, including entertainment, dining, city services, education and home sales and real estate statistics, follow any of the links below:

     
  

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  Portland, Maine offers a unique combination of big city life with an intimate, small city feel. Everything is close and accessible. Within a short drive, one can be strolling through the Maine woods, canoeing down a river, or skiing some of the best mountains in New England. [Learn More] 
    
 Maine Schools 

Portland Education Services & Schools

 
  Maine's largest and most diverse school district services 7,500 students from kindergarten through 12th grade and offers continuing education to about 6,000 adult learners. [Learn More]  
    
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Portland Homes Sales & Statistics

 
  Portland has historicially been a dynamic housing market. As the area's largest city, it offers the widest variety of homes, condos, multi-family and commercial properties. After several years of declining prices, stability and modest increases have been realized.  [Learn More] 
     
     
  

 Moving to Portland & Southern Maine: Relocation Package

     
  

Portland Maine Relocation - Request a Package Today!Collecting valuable, concise and accurate information is important in making an informed decision.  When it comes to Southern Maine, our Relocation Services Center is designed to provide you with local data and insight that you can trust.

For a complete relocation package to be mailed to you, please complete our online request form.  It features our exclusive Area Guide, sales statistics, community proflies, videos, school updates and local maps.

 

 

 



                                                                              
 
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