Meet Sarah Carson

A Lifelong Mainer

As a lifelong Mainer, Sarah Carson knows firsthand what makes Maine different from other places. Maine has something for everyone- from its stunning coastline, mountains, and untouched wilderness, to its quaint main street downtown locations; and don’t forget the incredible seafood! Sarah is proud to help others find their own slice of the state that so many enjoy.

About Sarah Carson

A Maine native, Sarah Carson was born and raised in Central Maine in the town of Waterville. After graduating from the University of Maine at Orono with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, she moved to the Portland area.

Before beginning her journey in real estate, Sarah worked in the corporate banking industry, where she helped consumer and small business clients achieve their financial goals. It was here that Sarah realized her passion for helping people reach their goals, strong communication skills, and her natural ability to establish sincere relationships could propel her in the real estate world. 

In 2016, Sarah entered the world of real estate, most recently having worked on one of Maine’s top-producing real estate teams as an exclusive buyers agent. Sarah joined Portside Real Estate Group as her entity in September of 2021, where she can serve both buyers and sellers. She takes pride in building long-lasting relationships with clients and helping families through the home buying and selling process.

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What Sarah Carson loves most about real estate? It’s not the sales or looking at beautiful homes each day, but working with the community, building relationships, and providing superior representation through her vast knowledge and connections in the industry. She finds great joy in seeing a client hold the keys to the home of their dreams and feels excitement as a client sells their property and moves on to a new chapter.

​​Sarah believes each day in real estate is an adventure and an opportunity to grow as an agent. She loves exploring new properties and learning about different areas. Whether it’s a farmhouse built in 1870 or brand-new construction, you never know what you’ll see.

Sarah Carson lives in Portland, Maine, with her husband Dustin, daughter Georgia, and Maine Lab Rescue pets Kona and Kai. She enjoys spending time at her camp on Great Pond in Belgrade, Maine, and exploring everything the beautiful state of Maine has to offer.

Sarah Carson’s Strong Network

Throughout her years of experience and involvement in her community, Sarah has built a strong network of resources that she can utilize in a competitive market. Sarah can leverage her relationships and access her social network to acquire rare opportunities that otherwise wouldn’t have been discovered. Her investment in her community has made her a pillar that others rely on and frequently seek for real estate advice and opportunities. Besides being an excellent real estate agent, Sarah is also a valuable resource for her clients because of her strong professional connections in the real estate industry.

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Sarah has a circle of industry professionals she can call upon that can be trusted to do what’s best for her clients while making the home buying and selling process easier for them. Some examples of vendors Sarah can refer you to include contractors, electricians, plumbers, mold removal companies, home restoration companies, wet basement repair companies, surveyors, mortgage loan officers, title companies & more. She not only enjoys supporting other local businesses in the real estate industry but the trust and rapport she can build with her clients by connecting them with quality, reliable, and local vendors.

Community Involvement

Sarah is a proud member of BNI, the world’s leading referral networking program designed to help members increase their business through a structured, positive, and professional referral marketing program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships. She is the Secretary/Treasurer of her local BNI chapter and has been a member since 2017. 

Sarah is honored to be involved in the Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute. The mission of the Institute is to raise the confidence and aspirations of high school girls in Maine by helping them develop the skills required to be leaders in their lives, families, careers, and communities. She is currently supporting the class of 2025 as an “Olympia’s Leader Advisor” mentoring and teaching a cohort of high school girls grades 10-12 as they develop their leadership skills, voice, values, and confidence.

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Sarah is also a member of The Greater Portland Board of Realtors, a non-profit organization working to advance public policies and candidates that build strong communities, protect property interests, and promote a vibrant business environment. The board works to serve its members by providing and promoting services to enhance members’ abilities to conduct their businesses with integrity and competency. 

Having a well-rounded, deeply connected real estate agent in your corner is important, whether you’re buying or selling a home. With her intimate knowledge of the industry paired with her experience and connections, Sarah can confidently guide her clients through the buying and selling process.

Whether she is representing sellers as they prepare to list their homes, guiding buyers through the process of purchasing their dream home or investment property or providing staging and professional photography services, Sarah can tap into her resources and represent both buyers and sellers seamlessly.

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