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About Lois OConnor

Lois O'Connor, Broker & owner of Sunset Lakes RE has been a realtor since 1985. Email me today to be put in my client base to receive automatic emails of properties as soon as they become available in your desired area on MLS. Lois grew up in southern Vermont, on a farm, and when she wasn’t working she could be found on the slopes either racing or instructing. She went to San Diego University, studying Real Estate Law and Practice. She moved to York Maine in 1979.

Having always had a dream of owning a home on a lake, she searched NH & ME lakes & found Sebago & Frye Island in 1981. She felt there was no other place that could compare. In 1985 she leased the store on Frye Island and expanded the business with an addition of a waterfront café. She ran the business of the café, store and ice cream shop along with her 2 daughters, for 17 years during summer months and sold real estate in York, Me during winter months. After selling the business she reactivated her real estate license and having always been an entrepreneur she started her own Company Sunset Lakes RE.

She now lives in Raymond on Sebago and specializes in waterfront Property in Maine Lakes Region along with enjoying, kayaking, skiing, and playing tennis & golf.

*Western Maine Council Realtor of the Year 2017*

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