About Due East Real Estate
Schooners American Eagle (left) and the Halie & Matthew (right).
Real estate is our passion… and bringing over 25 years of experience to this profession, we are knowledgeable and enthusiastic in sharing our real estate expertise to help guide you in achieving your goals. We are invested in Maine real estate – ‘down east’ Maine has been our home since 2003, when Denise Plouffe and Al Rummel purchased Due East Real Estate. Over the past decade, we have worked to build relationships of mutual trust and respect with our clients, many of whom have returned to us, based on direct experience with our services and success in meeting their real estate needs in this unique region of Maine. These clients have referred family and friends as well, bringing growth and sustainability to our agency and team of highly trained and experienced professionals who are committed to earning your trust, through unsurpassed service and integrity.
Due East Real Estate has grown to support 11 brokers and three, full-time staff. We offer a progressive environment with comprehensive support services for both Due East agents and clients alike, including print and online advertising, state-of-the art websites, and convenient offices in
three primary locations from which to serve you – Lubec, Eastport and Calais. We credit our
success in Washington County to the dedication and professionalism of our brokers and staff.
Due East Real Estate brokers are talented and seasoned professionals. We are highly knowledgeable about down east Maine and its diverse and unspoiled environments. We are committed to our communities and to preserving and sharing the rich heritage that this region of Maine offers. And,
we are also eager to share our knowledge of down east Maine to help you reach the best real estate decisions. The collective experience within our agency is unparalleled in down east Maine. You can rely on the integrity, sincerity, and performance of our team of brokers.
Our brokers and staff are your neighbors, with a knowledge of the history of this region and strong ties to its communities. The business of real estate is more than buying and selling properties. Real estate is about relationships, reputation, and trust. And our attentive brokers at Due East Real Estate, in recognizing this primary commitment in meeting clients’ individual needs, work with you to provide personal assistance and customized services. Proudly, we are recognized members of these national and local organizations who support the core values, new technologies and business practices of the real estate profession, which we have worked to build within our community and to share with
National Association of REALTORS®
Maine Association REALTORS®
Acadia Council of REALTORS® (Mid-Coast)
Cobscook Bay Chamber of Commerce
Eastport Area Chamber of Commerce
St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce
Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce (Associate Member)
Why Due East?
As trained, committed and consistently enthusiastic professionals, we believe in what we do. This is our home, and we truly appreciate our great, good fortune in living here. Our brokers and staff are committed to providing extraordinary service and tools to assist buyers in finding the right property that meets your expectations, or to help sellers in marketing your property efficiently and expertly to local, regional and national markets.
Due East Real Estate maintains an extensive marketing network. We stay on top of the curve with our institutional advertising and our web presence. Our website displays at the top of the search engines because of our continued expert attention to SEO and web positioning. In addition to our company website and our participation in MREIS – Maine’s statewide multiple listing system (MLS) – we maintain an enhanced presence on major regional, national, and international real estate websites, among these REALTOR.com, Homes.com, and The Real Estate Book, which feeds nearly 40 other primary real estate websites with well advertised exposure. Buyers are more sophisticated each year – it has been shown that fully 80% begin their property search on the Internet before contacting an agency, and because of our superior web commitment, we receive and respond to many of these inquiries first.
Due East also conducts integrated print advertising nationally, regionally, throughout the State of Maine, and locally. And most importantly for sellers, you can be assured that as professionals we will help you establish the fair market value of your property, which is key in today’s real estate market.
In conclusion, Due East Real Estate licensees are required to be active members of the National Association of REALTORS®. REALTORS® are committed professionals that treat all parties to a transaction honestly and subscribe to a strict code of ethics. We value integrity and service to our clients – both buyers and sellers – as paramount to our performance and success in finding the best outcome to your real estate objectives. We strive to deserve your business and to earn your repeat business, ... and we would be honored to serve you!