Amy Farrell


Home Inspections 101


The Different Types of Home Inspections  Home inspections are a common source of confusion for first-time home buyers, because there are several different types of inspections that can take place. Here is an overview of the most common types of inspections you could encounter during the buying process. Pre-sale Home Inspection The pre-sale inspection is […]

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Heads Up Home Buyers: Mortgage Rates Just Took a Big Jump


Heads Up Home Buyers: Mortgage Rates Just Took a Big Jump Are you thinking about buying a home in 2018? Are you on the fence about entering the real estate market? If so, you might want to consider buying sooner rather than later. Mortgage rates just rose again, and economists from Freddie Mac and other […]

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The Home Buying Process: 7 Steps to Success


The Home Buying Process: 7 Steps to Success Home buyers tend to have a lot of questions about the house hunting and buying process. This is particularly true for first-time buyers who have never navigated their way through it before. This article lays it all out for you, from start to finish. Here are seven […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy at Diamond Cove! #1


#1. You get to wake up to this! Diamond Cove is a mixture of history and ocean and light. The landscape and sense of quiet and tranquility is unparalleled to any other. The community of people are neighbors and friends who appreciate and care for this haven they call home. Diamond Cove is truly a gem. Share […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy at Diamond Cove! #2


#2. Surprising Affordability One might expect buying property on a Maine island is an expensive investment.  Diamond Cove, however, is surprisingly affordable – recent sales include a 1064 sqft  3-bedroom, 2 bath home which sold for $259k, while a 2300 sqft 3-bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhome with finished attic recently sold for $280k.   Currently, you […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy at Diamond Cove! #3


#3. The Amenities! Diamond Cove earns its reputation as Maine’s Premier Island Resort because of the many amenities it offers.  Check out all the fun activities and services available to owners and their guests!

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy at Diamond Cove! #4


#4. The beaches & picturesque lookouts Since Diamond Cove is a private community, you will need to own, rent (www.greatdiamondrentals.com), or be a lucky guest, to visit these beautiful venues. Here is a sneak peak of some of the hidden gems located on the island. For those of you already fortunate to experience these places, […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy at Diamond Cove! #5


#5. Ease of living on an island…really! Many people who are considering island living are often times nervous about the chance of being stranded out on an island without provisions.  Not the case! In fact, it can be easier than living on the mainland…drum roll please….Whole Foods delivers! That is right, you can shop at Whole Foods […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy at Diamond Cove! #6


#6.  Car-free and Carefree! That’s right…no cars!  Folks get around on electric golf carts, ride bikes, and walk to all the island amenities.  A few maintenance vehicles deliver groceries and packages to homes, pick up trash and recycling and plow roads in winter, but mostly it is a stop-and-notice kind of quiet, kid friendly and pollution […]

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