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Maine's real estate and construction activity has been on a downward trajectory since early 2012, according to a new statewide index set to debut Wednesday.
Still, the overall picture painted by the index is one of mild recovery in the real estate market since the economic recession began, local experts said. Commercial developers and real estate brokers in Portland said they expect to see that recovery continue. ...see original coverage...