CENTURY 21 Venture Ltd.

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Augusta, Maine Real Estate

CENTURY 21 Venture Limited is a full service real estate corporation with its roots in commercial real estate. Mr. Holmes left his position with Salter Corporation as Vice President of Salter  Properties, Inc. (a Development and Management Company with offices in Augusta, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts) to open up a real estate business in Augusta, Maine. The firm was started by Bruce M. Holmes 1984 through the purchased of the Lane Agency in Augusta, a small residential real estate agency. In 1999  the company joined the CENTURY 21 system to increase its presence in the residential real estate market.

Real Estate serving the greater Augusta, Gardiner and Winthrop Maine communities along with Coastal Maine and Maine Lakes.  We provide a virtual tour of a home listed for sale. Offers a free home buyer or seller consultation. Our web site provides free real estate search, information on schools, weather, buyer tips, seller tips, commercial real estate.

Prominently located and easily accessible, the corporate offices are at 1 Orchard Street, Augusta, Maine.

Staff:  The firm has (11) eleven real estate agents, well experienced and of diverse backgrounds. Three of our staff members have been with the firm since its first years in business. The staff is highly motivated, and through frequent sales meetings, training programs, and seminars are well equipped with the necessary information and support to keep them functioning as a cooperative team on top of market changes.

Realtors:  It is a corporate policy that all agents hold membership in Realtors, (National Association of Realtors, Maine Association of Realtors, and Southern Kennebec Valley Board of Realtors).Our Commercial Division Agents also are members of the Maine Commercial Board of Realtors.

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Augusta, ME
Real Estate Market Information
Homes Owned: 4,564
Homes Rented: 3,974
Median Home Price: $122,560
Area Schools: 11
Best Score: 4/10
Average Score: 1.3

Our Agents

Meet the CENTURY 21 Venture Ltd. Team

Customer Testimonial

Bruce Holmes

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Bruce has sold several homes for us and has long been a good friend. I highly recommend him - Susan Banden, Hernando, July 2017

Janelle LeBreton

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she was a very helpful through the whole process. with all the hoops we had to go through for this home she was right there helping out - Robert Terni West Have July 2017

Katherine Lewis

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Thank you so much Kathy for all your help, for your positive attitude and endless patience. We appreciate you! - Deborah And David Nimon December 2016

Peter A. Laney

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Pete Laney always had my best interest in mind. He was the most knowledgeable realtor I have ever worked with. If I was to sell my home or purchase another, I would not hesitate to contact Mr. Laney! I am extremely pleased with his service and would recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell!

Pete kept me informed of all of the proceedings and his attention to detail was astounding....

Mr. Laney is an extremely knowledgeable professional! - Melissa Damren, Winthrop September 2016

Rhonda Turcotte

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Rhonda helped my family get into our dream home. She made what could have been a very stressful situation go as smooth as possible. Wonderful lady and extremely skilled realtor. We will surely use her services again for our future needs. - Sara Rivera, Belgrade. October 2015

Bruce Holmes

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Bruce Holmes was very knowledgeable and knew what would be a best fit overall for me. He made good recommendations and was very helpful. I would highly recommend Bruce Holmes to friends, family or anyone looking to purchase a home! - Juanita Blondin, Augusta April 2016

Janelle LeBreton

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Janelle was right on top of everything at every moment. She was attentive to our

likes and dislikes Janelle was very patient, kind and considerate. She made the task of looking for a home enjoyable. I would highly recommend Janelle LeBreton because of her honesty, knowledge and sincerety.

Ronald Suzor - Ronald Suzor. Harmony Ma September 2016

Katherine Lewis

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Kathy is an excellent realtor and went above and beyond to assist us with the sale of our home. We live out of state and were not able to be in Maine during the sale of our home but Kathy ensured everything went smoothly and made a difficult situation a lot easier. She was always available to answer our questions and assisted with closing in our absence. I would highly recommend Kathy Lewis as a realtor. - Carrie P., Maryland October 2016

Peter A. Laney

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Pete goes above and beyond what I expected of a Broker. Highly recommend him to anyone looking for an agent. - David, Augusta Me November 2015

Janelle LeBreton

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Janelle was very pleasant and very knowledgeable.

If I was selling another home I would only have Janell as my agent! - Larry Powell pittston, September 2016

Katherine Lewis

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Kathy did a great job. Very prompt responses and went out of her way to get paperwork signed. Very helpful! - Bill, Gardiner May 2016

Janelle LeBreton

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Had Janelle with the purchase of our property and the sale of the same property, very professional and very helpful. Would highly recommend - Jane Conley, Clinton Mai September 2016

Katherine Lewis

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Kathy had the perseverance and patience to show us over 30 homes. She was consistently upbeat and positive throughout the process. We trusted her assessment of the properties we viewed and she understood completely the type of home we were searching for. - L. Kristan, Maine April 2016

Janelle LeBreton

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Having Janelle LeBreton as our broker took some of the stress and worry out of our experience. She was always calm and collected. She had answers for our questions or got answers quickly when she didn't know. She kept in touch and kept things moving along.

Janelle was readily available anytime we had questions or needed help. If she didn't know the answer, she found it somehow and without wasting any time.

Janelle was a big help throughout this whole process. We couldn't have done it so smoothly without her help. - Denise Pomerleau, Chelse July 2016

Katherine Lewis

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Kathy was absolutely wonderful to work with

Kathy understood our needs and was very helpful throughout the entire process - Monica Snow, Livermore January 2016

Janelle LeBreton

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Janelle LeBreton helped us sell our summer home this spring. What a trooper we had issues one after another with the State just being unreasonable on legal docs. She worked out every issue as it came along and knocked them down like bowling pins, and we had a lot. I was at the point of just keeping the house simply because I was done dealing with the Buyer and the problems. We had a Realtor from another agency locally that had our house so overpriced no one looked at it more money in her pocket but it wasn't in our interest. Janelle came in and said hey it's a camp not the Hilton and gave us a real number that we were happy with and reasonable. She made great suggestions and saved the sale right up to the last minutes. It's a good thing she was at the closing and not me because she saved it I was done with the games but she kept a professional cool head and closed the sale. Trust me I'm glad I wasn't there and she was.

No need to search for a Realtor they don't come any better she's the real deal you found what you've been looking for in her. - Webber Pond Summer Camp May 2016

Katherine Lewis

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Very impressed with Katherine, she communicated very well and went way above to make the sale happen. Would always recommend or use her again. She is the reason my house sold. Thank you.

Katherine removed every roadblock to make the sale happen.

She is good at what she does. - Bruce Shaw, Manchester, October 2015

Janelle LeBreton

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Fantastic knowledge when dealing with the VA

Over all the best in buying a house. From the first viewing to the very last paper work. The best !!!

Janelle LeBreton is a very good agent and we are glad to have her on our side.

We looked up the top brokers and you were at the top. - Frank Terhaar , Somervil April 2016

Janelle LeBreton

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A pleasure to work with. Knowledgable and kind. Easy to reach when I had any questions. Help me understand any questions and made home buying easier than I thought. - David Winslow Maine February 2016

Janelle LeBreton

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Janelle LeBreton was one of many realtors that we contacted when beginning our search for a home. We choose Janelle because she was friendly, knowledgeable of the area in which we were looking for a home and was the only realtor who did not have a "pushy sales person" attitude.

Janelle not only took her weekend to show us homes all across the state, but also booked a showing for one that we didn't consider and it turned out to be perfect! She then helped us through the entire process including introducing us to our mortgage broker.

I would recommend Janelle to anyone that is looking for a new home and wants someone to help them find a great property without a constant sales pitch. - Keith And Kayla Hebert November 2015

* After the client and agent affiliated with CENTURY 21® Real Estate LLC complete a transaction, the client may be asked to provide feedback to help the CENTURY 21® System and sales professionals continuously improve. The affiliated agent's Overall Rating is an average of all ratings the agent has received. The specific survey responses shown were selected by the agent and were authorized by the client for display purposes. Some customers who provided a testimonial may have received a Starbucks gift card from their CENTURY 21 Sales Professional as a thank you for completing the customer satisfaction survey.

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Augusta, ME

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Closest Airport
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Closest College
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA
Closest Major Sports Team
PORTLAND SEA DOGS (AA)
Closest Junior College
KENNEBEC VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Demographic Data | Augusta, ME

Median Age: 44
Married: 35%
Households: 8,538

Overview

Population by Sex
9,064 Male
9,512 Female

Occupancy Types
901 Vacant
4,564 Owned
3,974 Rented

Employment

White/Blue Collar Jobs
46% White Collar
54% Blue Collar

Transportation to Work
91% Drive
1% Public Transportation
4% Walk/Bike/Other
3% Work from Home