Sales Report for Mount Desert Island, Maine: 2018

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What Happened in 2018 in Real Estate on Mount Desert Island, Maine?


It was a robust year for real estate sales on Mount Desert Island. Here is an Island-specific sales report of all the houses, land, waterfront and investment properties that sold from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.


Total Sales on Mount Desert Island, in all the towns and villages and suburbs of the Island: 186 Total Sales

Total Sales in the town of Southwest Harbor: 34 Closed sales

Total Sales in the town of Tremont, including Bass Harbor, Bernard, West Tremont, Seal Cove and Center: 31 Closed Sales

Total Sales in the town of Bar Harbor, including Hulls Cove, Town Hill, Salisbury Cove, and part of Otter Creek: 75 Closed Sales

Total Sales in the town of Mount Desert, including Somesville, Seal Harbor, Pretty Marsh, and the other part of Otter Creek: 48 Sales


And, just in case you're interested, in Maine, in 2018, there were 25,736 sales recorded. While this represents a significant number of actual closed transactions, there are other private sales that are not included in this report. Estimates are that approximately 98% of all sales transactions are tallied by the Maine Real Estate Information System -- now known as Maine Listings. For insider information or more details on any of these sales, please contact our Realtors® for information that might be useful to you. State wide. (Want to know what your cousin's house on Sebago Lake sold for? We can research that for you. Etc.)