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Howard County Real Estate Market Report -July 2007 - 08/19/07 09:57 PM
2007 2006 Change Total Sold Dollar Volume: $174,110,322 $180,602,721 -3.59% Average Sold Price: $464,294 $461,900 0.52% Median Sold Price: $399,900 $394,300 1.42% Total Units Sold: (1 comments)
Craftmark Homes are building new homes in the subdivision of Stratford II. Their are a total of 66 lots and 60 are still available. The homes will range in square footage from 3000 Sq. ft. and up. The subdivision has easy access to Rt. 29, Rt. 216, I-95, Rt. 198. The University of Maryland, College Park is nearby as well as Howard Community College. Shopping is nearby with the Columbia Mall. Currently, they have are running a special on lots toward the north end of their development. There are several models to choose from with a myriad of options as well. (2 comments)
Reuniting for Health and not $$$$! - 08/09/07 11:06 PM
Derek Fisher is reuniting with Kobe Bryant for the upcoming NBA basketball season. He is returning to Los Angeles Lakers to be closer to medical facilities that have the neccessary medical technology to help his one year old daughter cope with a rare form of cancer in her left eye --called retinoblastoma. The powers to be at the NBA and Fisher's former team the Utah Jazz worked out a deal to make it a win- win for all parties. We should take note b/c sometimes its not about the $$$$$$$ !
Tuition - Free Language at HCC for High School Students! - 08/09/07 09:30 PM
Howard Community College (HCC) has received a grant from theNational Foreign Language Center at The University of Maryland to start a new program. The program is designed to increase the number of Americans learning critical needs language. HCC is the only recipient of the program in the state of Maryland and is amongst select schools such as Stanford that will implement this new program. High School Students have the opportunity to learn Arabic or Mandarin Chinese and earn college credit tuition-free. The only cost is the application fee and that can be waived for students who demonstrate financial need. The admissions process (0 comments)
I was wondering what I could do that was different that would market an OPEN HOUSE. All the normal stuff came to mind and then it hit me while brushing my teeth. Promote a Food Drive while holding the house open. I was very happy with the results, not only was the seller excited about the idea so were the neighbors that popped by as well. Fellow Realtors who lived in the neighborhood also commented on the idea too. The food was donated to the local food pantry -- they need our help during the summer when their stock runs (12 comments)
Humorous convo - 08/07/07 10:36 PM
The wife and I arrive home after seeing the movie (Bourne Ultimatum) and I was changing from my long pants into my shorts to lounge around the house. Conversation goes like this: Aziz: These shorts must have shrunk after this last wash and dry cycle Wife: I don’t think so Aziz: Well what happened? Wife: Duh, you’ve gained some weight! You're getting bigger. Aziz: hmmmm… that thought never even crossed my mind (laughter at self) It was a wake up call for me
– its not the lbs I care about – I use body fat as my measurement tool. So -- Its time to get’er done to (11 comments)
Water -- Bottled or Not? - 08/06/07 08:42 AM
Bottled water -- I recently heard from my children that Aqufina bottled water is really only tap water so I decided to read the label and much to my surprise --it states on the bottle"Purified Drinking Water", and if you need more information visit our website.More than half our body is composed of water and its a great way of detoxifying our body and potentially increasing our metabolism. You know-- what that means?-- You can burn more calories which in turn can help one lose weight or maintain weight. My real point here is that -- if you are going to drink (46 comments)
Open House - Sunday - Aug. 5th 1-3 PM 16104 Kent Drive, Laurel MD 20707 - 08/03/07 11:44 PM
This Beautiful 4 bdrm/2.5 bath Home, conveniently located in Laurel, MD, has easy access to to major transportation, University of Maryland, Columbia Town Center, major employment centers and numerous choices for fitness and dining pleasures are awaiting you. This luxurious home boasts a spacious living room with Bamboo Hardwood Floors. Eat-in Kitchen w/Granite Counter tops, separate dining room leading to deck for entertainment. Upper level features large master suite with full bath, two bedrooms and a full bath. Lower level features large family room, 4th bedroom or office, half bath and separate laundry room. (2 comments)
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