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Single-Family Housing Permits Authorized in Maine

February 2014

141

February 2013

129

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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News from May 19, 2013

May 19, 2013

Housing market showing signs of bubbling

 As home prices jump, economists caution that in some areas they are rising at a pace that is unlikely to last.

May 19, 2013

Charles Lawton: Tax reform offers realistic expectation of business growth



May 19, 2013

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May 19, 2013

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