Rockland, Maine: A Town with Real Estate as Cool as the Ocean!
Aug 02, 2017 in Town Reports

The City of Rockland is a cultural and economic hub for its section of the Maine’s Mid Coast. Positioned in Knox County on scenic US Route 1, and only 2 hours away from Portland, ME. With access by sea from Rockland Harbor, Rockland is both a destination for tourism, as well as a working town, and a pleasant stop-over point. In the past, Rockland was known to be a more industrial town than nearby Rockport and Camden, though today it thrives as a cozy residential community. The thriving community has the amenities of a larger city yet a more rural feel. Watch a local video of Coastal, ME.

Rockland is known as the “Lobster Capital of the World”, and produces over a third of all Maine’s lobster. It is very fitting that the Maine Lobster Festival (August 2nd-6th) is held right in the harbor of Rockland, ME. This Mid-coast tradition boasts over 20,000 pounds of lobster. Throughout the week there will be local art vendors, harbor cruises, a lobster crate race, and live entertainment! This is what summer in Maine is all about:)

The Rockland housing market for residential real estate saw a total of 101 residential homes and condos sell in 2016. Currently, there are 55 active listings in the market. The median sales price in 2016 was $149,000, compared to $199,500 in 2017: what a jump! Real Estate in Rockland, ME varies from summer cottages to pricy waterfront homes. As Rockland has expanded over the years, it has become a more popular Mid coast ME real estate destination!

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