The 2021 numbers are out and, yes, home sale prices in Maine have shot up. According to the Maine Association of Realtors, the median sales price of the 20,401 homes sold last year was $299,000, up 16.8% from 2020. These featured listings reflect the new normal for pricing in their counties and were active as of Thursday, Feb. 10.

588 SACO RD., STANDISH — $415,000
3 Bed, 2 Bath, 1,792 SF

Cumberland County, the state’s most populous county, is the un-surprising sale price leader, with a median close of $535,000. Step back in time in this 1770’s antique cape. Two working fireplaces, hand-hewn beams and pumpkin pine floors will take you back to the 18th century history of this antique farmhouse with modern updates, including a brand new roof. The property is a Rural District Zone and the barn is approved by the town for office use. Listed by Helen la Count, Keller Williams Realty Greater Portland. See the full listing.

2 Bed, 1 Bath, 858 SF

Knox County saw the largest median sales price gain, up 28.24% to $344,000. This year-round cottage is 50-feet from the edge of Pease Cove on the western side of the island. Multiple elevated views can be found on the single acre site, which includes 350± feet of shorefront, water access for a float/ramp, drilled well, and two outbuildings. Needs an updated septic system, design is avail-able. Listed by Claire Jackson, Vinalhaven Realty. See the full listing.

435 ESSEX ST., DOVER-FOXCROFT — $178,000
3 Bed, 1 Bath, 728 SF

Piscataquis County saw the second biggest median sales price in-creases, up 27.02%, and the lack of listings point to competition as a huge factor—only 421 units were sold in the county, versus 453 in 2020. This home has a western view over the Piscataquis River, a one car attached garage and lots of updates including electric and plumbing fixtures, a propane boiler, heat pump water heater and heat pump for heating and cooling. Home inspection has been completed. Listed by Virginia Rush, Nexthome Experience. See the full listing.

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