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Several key economic indicators are aligning in Maine and nationally that present the actual estate sector, which has been on a tear the earlier two yrs, is beginning to amazing.

Home rates are higher, but product sales in 2022 are predicted to be down about 9 per cent, typically for the reason that of a tight for-sale market, Lawrence Yun, main economist of the National Affiliation of Realtors, mentioned.

Increasing desire costs also are a variable. If 30-yr preset mortgage rates climb from the latest 5.48 per cent to 6 per cent, then sales action could fall by 15 percent, he mentioned.