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Cumberland Maine Real Estate

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Cumberland is located just 15 minutes north of Portland. This suburb of Portland is one of the fast growing communities of Cumberland County.

Cumberland, MaineStretching from the coast of Casco Bay to the rolling inland hills made up of apple orchards, small family farms, pastures and horse land, Cumberland offers an easy commute to most major area employers, shopping and medical services yet provides a relaxed small-town atmosphere. 

Located just off the coast in Casco Bay is the charming island of Great Chebeague. This island was a part of the town of Cumberland until July 1, 2007, when it formed its own local government.

Educational Excellence

Cumberland boasts an outstanding school system which is known to excel in both academics and athletics. As part of MSAD 51, local schools include Wilson kindergarten, North Yarmouth and Drowne Rd elementary and Greely middle and high schools.  Cumberland's school budget is $6,517 per student compared to a national average of $5,691.  The student/teacher ratio is 12.3.

Cumberland Real Estate Sales

Cumberland real estate is unique in that it varies dramatically from the Cumberland Foreside with its coastal waterfront homes on Casco Bay, to its suburban neighborhoods and pastoral mini-estates to the west. Cumberland retains its rich farming history through the Cumberland Fair, one of the state’s largest agricultural fairs, which has been held yearly in since 1868.

A quick glance at properties for sale in Cumberland will reveal that the town has a wide variety of single family homes available, including some very expensive and exclusive properties.  Compared to other parts of southern Maine, Cumberland offers some very compellingly competitive prices for ocean front and ocean view homes.


2020 Sales - YTD Results Through December

  Median Prices YTD
2019       |       2018
  Unit Sales YTD
2019  |  2018
  % of
List Price
   Homes   $497,000 $480,000   145 149   101.64%   7
   Condos   $352,220 $319,246   23 16   102.09%   4
  All housing data has been compiled from research by Maine Home Connection using information from the Maine Real Estate Information System (MREIS) 

After a record high at 188 units sold in 2016, Cumberland sales decreased for the second year in a row. 2018 total singe family sales went down 12.9% to 142. This decline brought the numbers back to where they have been floating since 2013.

The median sales price also decreased in 2018 and ended the year at $402,500 – a change of 2%. In 2018 there was a small bump in homes sold over $1,000,000, as thirteen such transactions were completed versus nine in 2017. 

Overall, the time to sell a home (DOM) was just 18 in 2018, a 28% decrease from the previous year.

Condo sales were a very small part of the Cumberland real estate market at less than 7% of the total.  Land sales increased slightly with just 17 parcels sold as opposed to 2017 when 16 parcels sold.

Cumberland Sales History
Year Units Price
2019 149 $480,000
2018 142 $402,500
2017 162 $410,250
2016 188 $360,219
2015 151 $364,900
2014 167 $340,000
2013 159 $357,500
2012 105 $336,000
2011 93 $300,000
2010 78 $261,150
2009 72 $286,502
2008 81 $355,000
2007 81 $345,000
2006 93 $367,500

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