Greetings and welcome to FindLaw's section on Maine property and real estate laws. You won't need to go far, just in the links below, to learn the laws for Maine landlords, tenants, and homeowners. The articles below provide Maine-specific laws on a number of property and real estate topics -- including the landlord-tenant relationship, and how property ownership can be gained through a process called adverse possession. If you are a homeowner who is afraid of losing your house due to bankruptcy or tax issues, learn about the "homestead exemption," which may protect your primary place of residence. Find out more below and even learn how to get in touch with an experienced Pine Tree State lawyer near you.