Rachel is originally from a small town in upstate NY, after many years of traveling and exploring the world, she found the bright lights and hustle and bustle in the big cities intriguing, but found peace and tranquility in the less traveled back roads and villages. She and her family fell in love with the beautiful state of Maine, and its abundance of nature and wildlife. From the ocean, to the mountains and the miles of forests, rivers and lakes in between. They decided there was no better place to call home and follow their dreams than the Rangeley Lakes area of Western Maine. Once settled in their new home they started a small homestead where they raise Chickens and Registered Nigerian Dwarf Dairy goats. When Rachel and her family aren’t caring for their animals or gardening, you can usually find them at the local farmers markets or working within their local community.
Rachel realizes and embraces the importance of bringing the best skill set and tools to the table in today's fast moving market. She understands every real estate transaction is as unique as you are, and will implement strategies to get you where you want to be, whether it's down the road or across the country. She believes strategy is the key to opening doors in every market. When you're looking to buy or sell and before you make any hard and fast decisions, talk to Rachel about what makes you and your situation unique and tell her how she can assist you with your real estate needs today.
Lena specializes in country homes, cottages, camps and equine properties from Bangor to Millinocket and the surrounding Katahdin Region. She has been selling real estate since 2007 and enjoys building great working relationships with her clients.
After eight years and many successful transactions Lena has developed an expertise in the rural areas of central Maine. This experience is a valuable asset to her clients who need to buy or sell a horse property or a family home.
Lena graduated from Eastern Maine Community College with a degree in Business Management. Since graduating she keeps current with real estate technologies, marketing, finance and other processes with an ongoing education in real estate.
Lena and her husband live in the Katahdin area, which is the gateway to the Northern Maine Woods, Allagash Wilderness Water Way, The Appalachian Trail and Baxter State Park. She enjoys spending time trail riding with her horses or going to a horse competition. She would love to work with you and help you with buying or selling your property.
Paula has lived in Maine her entire life. She is a 7th generation Mainer and can trace her direct descendants to two men on the May Flower. All her life she grew up hearing stories about her robust pioneer stock. Going back 6 generations, her direct descendant left Castine, Maine in a stagecoach to build a new life in northern Maine. Her relative traveled up here on the Old StageCoach Road still visible by hunters today. This relative then dredged supplies and belongings 18 miles to the new homestead. She did this in a dress, caring for an 18 month old child, and in the spring.
Paula has used this same tenacity for the last 30 years in the mental health field advocating for and linking clients to services that will enhance their quality of life. She would like to use this skill set to assist you in finding your dream home, camp or little piece of heaven on earth.
Paula married her high school sweetheart and they have been married 35 years. They have 1 adult son and 1 grandchild. In her spare time she enjoys exploring Portland, watching classic movies, and making homemade pasta.
As a native and expert of an area of Maine known for its lakes, rivers and open space, Traci excels at successfully selling country homes, waterfront, vacation and recreational properties all over Penobscot County.
Traci believes the first step in helping people is to understand their wants, needs, and goals. That requires listening, asking the right questions, and of course providing clear and honest answers to their questions. Traci developed problem solving skills as a social services case manager that she now uses to help meet her client's real estate needs. Satisfied sellers frequently share accolades of their experience with Traci with the United Country McPhail Realty staff.
Traci also appreciates the opportunity to assist those who are relocating to the Lincoln Lakes Region. With her connections and service as the former director of the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce she has the knowledge and resources to share everything from neighborhood and school information to details about services and economic development projects on the horizon. Thus, along with her listening skills and patience, buyer clients get the benefit of her thorough knowledge of the area.
Traci lives in Lincoln, is a 13th generation Mainer and is the mother of two adult children. Traci’s son TJ and his wife are expecting a baby soon. Traci is very excited to become a grandmother!
“Traci Gauthier is an incredible real estate agent. She treated us like our property was her own. She is professional and definitely knows home real estate. Traci sold the home we had lived in for 28 years. She has a great way of communicating values such as low taxes and location that is truly an asset. When we decided to buy, she listened to what we wanted and worked to find us just the perfect home. We would highly recommend Traci Gauthier and United County Lifestyle Properties of Maine.” David and Cheryl Russell.
Tom Howard, a native Mainer raised in Orrington, has thirty years of experience brokering real estate in neighboring New Hampshire. Through his affiliation with the Land Brothers, Tom will extend his expertise into southwestern Maine where he will continue to focus on land-based transactions with a specialty in conservation easements.
Tom’s real estate practice was born from a love of the land and a commitment to both sharing it and conserving it in meaningful ways. Although the foundation of his business is working with private landowners, this land professional has also collaborated extensively with conservation organizations and government entities to craft real estate transactions that feature meaningful conservation outcomes.
Whether he is working with landowners seeking prospective new owners who share their love of the land, buyers in search of special property, or clients interested in conserving a piece of cherished land, Tom is adept at maneuvering through complex real estate and conservation projects.
As a knowledgeable land consultant, Tom provides valuable conservation transaction assistance to landowners, conservation commissions, natural resource professionals, attorneys, and fellow real estate brokers.
Tom earned the Accredited Land Consultant designation from the Realtors Land Institute in 2015; and holds the GRI (Graduate, Realtors Institute) and GREEN designations as well as being a Certified Buyer Representative.
Born in New Hampshire and raised in Maine, Julian is filled with the New England spirit. He grew up on a farm in Belfast Maine, where his family owned chickens, rabbits, dogs, lizards, hamsters, and parakeets. Along with all the animals, Julian is one of 11 total children and spent his youth driving tractors, mowing lawns, training dogs, and camping in the beautiful backcountry of Maine.
During his early teens, Julian moved to New Hampshire to attend Proctor Academy, where he embarked on his first entrepreneurial adventure as a local dog trainer. Pricing himself at $15 an hour, Julian started a little business that four years later, allowed him to work with K-9 units and personal protection German Shepherds.
After his education in New Hampshire, Julian spent time at Hartwick College in New York majoring in Business and Political Science, with minors in Psychology and Art. There, he immersed himself in his community as a nominated member of The National Society of Leadership and Success, a hired residential assistant, and a member of Greek life. However, after a year, Julian missed the entrepreneurial adventures and made the decision to chase that life once again. In his dorm room, he built an online marketing/sales agency and slowly began to push away from the traditional education system.
Currently, Julian resides in coastal Maine and is proud to once again call it his home. Depending on the day, you can catch him at the Beaver Lodge archery and gun range in Hope, hiking his favorite trails in Baxter State Park, or with his two young nephews in Camden. He is most enthusiastic and familiar with land and residential real estate because this is what his family has been buying, selling, and building for decades. Growing up in this environment has proved to be incredibly beneficial, especially in his current field. Julian’s family roots run deep through the state of Maine, and his passion for it runs deeper. Whatever you may be looking for, with his background in sales, marketing, entrepreneurship, and most importantly, Maine, he is the man for the job.
Growing up in Maine his whole life, Carson has come to love the lifestyle and way of life Maine has to offer. Rather it be the seasons or the natural treasures Maine has plenty of beautiful things. Carson is one of the third generation in the McPhail family to be in the real estate business. Growing up around real estate his whole life, Carson despite just recently becoming licensed is already pretty far ahead from passed down knowledge. With time spent throughout the years rather it be around his Grand Father, or Father, Carson has spent a lot of time surrounded by the Real Estate Business and how it works.
In his free time, Carson enjoys hiking some of the prettiest spots Maine has to offer, or even just taking a walk through the woods. When not out, Carson spends his time either writing, or working on art to add to his online gallery.
Carson looks forward to working with you to help you either sell your property quickly, or find you that special place you’ve been looking for.
Born and raised in Maine, Nick has spent much of his life exploring all the beauty this State has to offer. He graduated from Hermon High School class of 2001, then attended the University of Maine in Orono and Augusta. Hermon is a suburb of Bangor Maine and is a great central point for the mid-coast region, Baxter State Park, Bar Harbor, Katahdin Iron Works, and many other wonderful areas.
After the September 11th terrorist attacks, Nick decided to join the Air Force, serving with the Maine Air National Guard on active-duty orders. During this time Nick met his beautiful wife and had two incredible children, who think he is hilariously funny. He also took up playing guitar and enjoys singing to his wife and kids.
Beginning in 2017, Nick attended Indiana State University for construction management and found a passion for building science and green building. As a jack of all trades with a thirst for knowledge, Nick ran a 5-star rated handyman business for a few years but decided the time requirement was too much for his busy life. He also started two property investment companies which are both self-managed, one with a business partner. He continues to grow these businesses as well as his knowledge and skills, while still serving in the Air Force full time.
As an avid outdoorsman with a passion to share his experience, Nick became a registered Maine whitewater guide then a hunting guide. Annually he plans to give back to his brothers and sisters in arms by volunteering with House in the Woods, a Veteran outdoor retreat center.
When Nick isn’t at work, his favorite place to be is at camp with his family in DownEast Maine. This area is teaming with wildlife and some of the nicest trout, bass and salmon fisheries in the State. Some of his favorite hobbies are hunting, fishing, hiking, shooting and anything on the water.
Prior to her real estate career, Vicki Peters worked in the banking industry for 10 years specializing in numerous departments and therefore understands the importance of providing the highest level of customer service. Vicki Peters is an associate broker in the State of Maine and has been affiliated with United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine since 2012. Every year since she started Vicki has received the pinnacle bronze or club award from United Country, scoring high against agents from across the country. She specializes in country homes, homes in town and lakefront properties primarily in Penobscot county. Vicki strives for 5* service for all her clients which includes honesty, integrity and responsiveness, all of which play important roles in the process. Vicki Peters closes deals in high heels!!!
Vicki resides in the village of Lee with her husband Michael, daughter Harleigh, and fur babies Rocky and Bison.
In her off time, Vicki Peters enjoys a good Netflix binge, but in the summer months you will find her enjoying camping, boating and fishing, mostly on Madagascal Pond in Burlington, Maine where her family owns a pleasant sandy beach. She also enjoys painting for relaxation.
Testimonial: "Vicki makes you feel she is working for you in every aspect of the process. She worked very hard getting me the properties that I requested for. She setup showings at my convenience and on my timeline. After I found the house that I wanted to put a bid on she worked hard to get the contract exactly the way I wanted it. She was very helpful in the negotiations. Finally when everything was agreed to she was diligent in the final stages up to the closing. I could not have asked for a more professional and helpful realtor."
Born and raised in Central Maine, Emily has always loved the small town living that Maine provides. Camping, Skiing, snow sledding, and riding ATVs are some of the things she enjoys most aside from spending time with her family. Her husband and children are the light of her life.
Emily is a graduate of Old Town High School, and a 2007 Graduate of the University of Maine, majoring in Journalism and Public relations. Emily has always enjoyed working with the public. She worked her way through college waiting tables and building wonderful relationships along the way.
After several years of operating a retail store selling Swimming pools and supplies, and helping her husband with his construction business, Emily decided to strike out on her own in Real Estate. She looks forward to helping people find their forever homes.
Christina lives in Down East Maine in the coastal town of Lubec with her husband in a home they built overlooking Johnson’s Bay. The family moved to Lubec in 1989 and built their house on a piece of her husband’s old family dairy farm. She and her husband have two adult children and five grandchildren.
She enjoys caring for her perennial and vegetable gardens and her flock of backyard laying hens. She has had dairy goats and riding horses when her children were younger. She enjoys spending time exploring the local coastal trails and beaches with her grandchildren.
Christina has been an educator in the Lubec area since moving to Lubec, first working for local Head Start agencies, directing the local childcare facility and teaching special education students and currently teaching Kindergarten and Pre-K. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine at Machias and a Master’s degree in education from the University of New England.
Christina has had a long time interest in rural property and country homes. She will be relying on her years of exposure in home construction and remodeling from her husband and son’s building and remodeling business and her vast knowledge of the local area to help her customers and clients achieve their goals to find their home in coastal Washington County.
Rick is a lifelong resident of the Katahdin region of Maine. The Katahdin region is located on the northern end of Penobscot County, the southern end of Piscataquis County and the southwest portion of Aroostook County. He and his wife live on the edge of Maine’s vast North Maine Woods area in Millinocket, Maine. Millinocket is home to Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin. This area of Maine is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all types.
The lakes, ponds, rivers and streams are filled with trout, salmon and bass. The woods are teaming with moose, bear, deer and upland game. Rick’s years of experience as a registered Maine Master Guide are a resource for the recreational real estate, timberland, hunting property and waterfront purchaser to learn more about what is available for them to enjoy.
His waterfront home in Millinocket situated on the edge of Quakish Lake is a work in progress of sustainable living. Rick and his wife grow vegetables, apples, peaches and more on their northern Maine hunting property. Their flock of laying hens provides eggs, fertilizer and entertainment. Their colonies of bees provide honey and pollination for their small orchard.
Rick’s home is powered by both wind power and solar energy. A 10 kw Bergey turbine and 3000 watts of solar panels provide electricity. His home is heated by wood harvested from his woodlot. If you are thinking about an off grid location for your recreational land purchase, Rick can help.
Rick’s interest in sustainable living, alternative energy, hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreational pursuits makes him the ideal resource for finding your piece of central Maine. Rick can help you buy or sell timberland, hunting, waterfront, recreational and other properties in central Maine’s rural communities or backwoods locations. Rick’s engineering background lends itself well to finding and promoting your property’s hidden potential. Rick is a member of the National Association of Realtors and an accredited Resort and Second Home Specialist. He has recently become an Accredited Land Consultant with the Realtors Land Institute, and is a licensed real estate Broker in the state of Maine. Rick Theriault is your Maine Real Estate Guide.
A lifelong passion for caring and helping people realize personal goals makes Nancy Theriault the perfect navigator to help you through the process of selling and/or purchasing your Maine Lifestyle property. Whether it's a family or retirement home, camp or waterfront retreat in the Katahdin Region that you are looking for, Nancy has lived, worked and played in the Millinocket area most of her life and knows the Katahdin Region well! She is available to help you with whatever transition of life you are in:
* Want to downsize or move closer to family?
* Is your family growing and you need a bigger home?
* Are you getting closer to retirement and wish to come home and settle in the Katahdin Area?
* Is it time to sell either the camp or the house in town?
* Is that maintenance of a home becoming overwhelming?
* Are you tired of renting and want to have your own home?
Nancy has a proven track record with all of the above situations for selling property and with assisting first time home buyers to successful home ownership with great attention to troubleshooting any potential problems.
Nancy has a reputation of dedication, genuine caring, focus on providing excellence in caring for her clients with a great attention to detail and excellence in customer service. She is a successful Associate Broker in the Katahdin Area with United Country/Lifestyle Properties of Maine.
Nancy and her husband Rick Theriault live in Millinocket on the shore of Quakish Lake with their German Shorthair Pointer and flock of American Heritage Hens. They have 3 adult sons and 5 grandchildren. Nancy enjoys helping people realize their dreams, cooking, entertaining guests, canning, gardening and traveling.
So if you are looking to sell your home or camp or you want to own your own home.....give Nancy a call. Let's get started on the journey to improve your lifestyle. Find Your Freedom with United Country/Lifestyle Properties of Maine!
Raised right here in Lincoln, ME. Billy Started his real estate journey coordinating residential Appraisals for an AMC and has an exceptional understanding of what it takes to put together a home loan. Graduating from UMA he is also an avid mycologist, with a love for exploring the rural woods of Maine.
With the help of our very own Carmen McPhail, Billy recently purchased his first home in Dexter and has been excited to share his experience with others ever since. Being centrally located in Maine, gives him the convenience of reaching all the state’s best attractions and you will often find him admiring the local lighthouses or driving north for a quiet afternoon at camp.
Billy’s can-do attitude and passion for making sure people are comfortable is exactly what you want when buying your first home, or your next vacation property. Currently the VP of client services at VSAMC, customer service is always his primary goal, and he is happy to stop and talk any time of the day
Nathan Wadsworth is a native Mainer and has significant ties to timberland and the forest products industry in Maine. In 2004, after college he moved back to Maine to manage 5,500 acres of timberland. Over the next decade he oversaw the dispersal of the land including managing two sales of over 1,000 acres each. Recently, he negotiated the purchase of a 500 acre quarry and timberland purchase in Western Maine.
Nathan is currently representing Southern Oxford County in the Maine Legislature and serves on the Appropriations Committee and the Ethics Committee. He was responsible for negotiating the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Budget and the Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Budget for the current two year state budget.
Nathan graduated from Montana State University- Bozeman in 2003 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics with a minor in Agricultural Business. He and his family currently reside in Hiram, Maine.
Nates motto is “Nate Sells Real Estate!” If you need help selling a property in Southern and Western Maine give him a call.
Kevin is a life long resident of Central Maine that has spent his entire career working with real estate. Prior to becoming a sales agent, he was a business owner of a land surveying company in Central Maine. During that time he assisted a wide range of clients to meet their goals. The clients' needs were very diverse and he gained valuable experience working with hundreds of properties all across the state which included large and small tracts of land, house lots, shore front property, recreational property, farms, conservation properties, etc. These experiences have given him a well rounded knowledge of property. He looks forward to assisting you to meet your real estate goals.
Kevin grew up in Garland and graduated from Dexter Regional High School. Then attended the University of Maine at Orono and obtained an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology which led to getting a Professional Land Surveyor license. He purchased the family surveying business with his brother and operated it for nearly 20 years before assisting buyers and sellers of real estate. He has provided volunteer services to his local planning board for the past 15 years.
He has a lovely wife of 20 years and two beautiful teenage daughters that attend Dexter Regional High School. They reside in Garland in the house that they built themselves. During his spare time off, he enjoys camping, hiking, attending the kids sports events, traveling and just being home with the family and friends when possible.
Originally from New Hampshire, in the Fall of 2009 Spencer moved to Maine to attend the University of Maine, Orono (UMO) as a recruited student-athlete. And he has lived in Maine ever since!
As a defensive end for the UMO football team, Spencer excelled both on and off the field receiving NCAA honors while earning both undergraduate and graduate degrees in the areas of communication and human development. Spencer immersed himself in work with the Foster Center for Student Innovation where he first committed himself to growing and creating jobs across the state of Maine through entrepreneurship. To date, Spencer has launched three mobile application companies, including a ridesharing company called Tip Whip that allows college students to secure an on-demand ride to get wherever they need to go for FREE!
Spencer fell in love with the world-class quality of life Mainers enjoy which is why he and his English Lab, Chilli, are now full-time residents of Bangor. When Spencer and Chilli are not playing fetch, they enjoy taking advantage of the year-round outdoor recreation that Maine offers including mountain biking the Bangor City Forest, hiking some of Acadia’s more overlooked trails, skiing in Maine’s Lakes & Mountains region, and whitewater rafting in The Forks.
Spencer works with properties all over the state of Maine from Aroostook to York counties, specializing in hunting, fishing, and recreational properties, as well as single and multi-family residential homes. Spencer looks forward to providing local introductions to what he loves most about the beautiful state he now calls home. He cannot wait to be your guide, as you find the perfect property or tract of land to bolster your roots in Maine!
A family legacy with a strong work ethic. In 1974 Phil McPhail I started McPhail Realty (no United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine) with an office attached to his home in Howland, Maine. In the mid-80's Phil moved the office to Lincoln.
In 2012 Peter and his Brother Phil took over operations of the company. They purchased a United Country Real Estate franchise and have expanded with locations in Bangor and Lubec.
Peter is a 1991 graduate of Husson University with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in finance. He holds the Certified Residential Specialist designation (CRS)— only 3% of REALTORS have this elite designation — and the Accredited Land Consultant designation (ALC)— less than 1% of REALTORS have been awarded this coveted designation.
With 30 years of full-time experience, Peter has negotiated hundreds of real estate transactions. Strong negotiating skills, real estate-specific education, and strong work ethic are the three pillars Peter uses to best represent the real estate needs of his clients.
When not working, Peter spends time with family enjoying the many outdoor recreational opportunities that Maine has to offer.
If you are buying or selling land and recreational property in Maine, you will find few agents with the knowledge and experience that Phil brings to the table. Phil's land sale volume, education, experience and peer review have qualified him to be awarded the ALC (Accredited Land Consultant) designation by the Realtors Land Institute. This designation is awarded on a national level to only the best of the best in the land business.
The land and recreational market in Maine is complex and always changing. Phil and his team continually study the nuances of what is for sale and currently selling in the market and use this knowledge to assist clients in making the most of their Maine land investment. Phil markets property over a large area of Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock, Aroostook, Washington and Waldo Counties among others in Maine.
Land and recreational property sellers want and need an agent with specialized skills and a marketing plan to expose their unique property type to the largest market of qualified buyers. Buyers of these property types want an agent who knows the area, understands value and can effectively help them through the complications that can occur in a real estate transaction. When working with Phil you can be assured that you will get honest advice, superior skill and knowledge from a full time agent who will work hard to be sure your goals are met.
Phil lives in Lincoln, Maine where he and his wife Carmen successfully raised two independent daughters. Phil is a member of the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine and a supporter of the Forest Society of Maine. When not working in the real estate business he enjoys preparing a good meal, photographing Maine landscapes, fly fishing clear cold rivers, hunting for that elusive big whitetail and improving the timberland he owns with his brother.
Having worked in real estate since 1996, and as a licensed agent since 1997, Carmen has the experience you are looking for when buying or selling waterfront homes, camps and land, recreational camps and land or country homes and in-town residential properties in the Lincoln Lakes Region or western Piscataquis County in the Sebec and Schoodic Lake markets. Through her work as a personal assistant to her husband Phil for over 20 years, she has developed a tried and true method for getting things done. From listing to negotiations to closing –she’s got the skills and experience to assure your transaction goes as smoothly as possible.
Carmen is active in the Lincoln, Maine community. In the past she served on the Advisory Board for the Partnership for a Healthy Northern Penobscot and was a member of the SPRINT coalition. Most recently, Carmen served as the 2019 president of the Greater Bangor Area Realtors, currently sits on its board of directors and served previously as its treasurer . She also currently serves at the treasurer of the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Technology Committee for Maine LIstings. She eholds both a Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and an Associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from the University of Maine and has a background in laboratory science.
Carmen was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine. Married to her husband Phil since 1989, she is a mother of two adult daughters and has lived in Lincoln Maine since 1986. Her personal interests include singing in the church choir, playing hand bells, learning to play piano, fly fishing, hiking and traveling as well as knitting, quilting, crocheting and sewing.