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Homes for sale in Olney, MD - 09/30/09 08:55 PM
Homes For Sale in OLNEY, MARYLAND Olney is one of the most desirable communities in Montgomery County. There are approximately 8,000 homes in Olney. The zip codes are 20832 and 20833. Voted by Money Magazine in 2007 as #17 out of the top 100 places to living in the country. You'll find every type of shopping and other services including public library, several banks, hospital, drug store, grocery stores, pet store, toy store, bakery, restaurants and more in this extremely family-friendly community.
There are currently 37 single family homes for sale in Olney, MD as follows:
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Townhouses For Sale in Leisure World of Maryland - 09/30/09 07:23 PM
Leisure World of Maryland Townhouses For Sale Townhouses are one choice of the many different style homes available in this premier Active Senior Living Community located in Leisure World in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland.
These two level units offer living room, dining room, and kitchen on the first floor and two bedrooms on the second floor. Contact Barbara Michaluk, Realtor for more information on individual townhomes for sale in this premier Active Senior Living Community in Montgomery County, Maryland.
When choosing a Realtor, make sure you ask the right questions upon first meeting. This is a critical relationship that will be developed over time, but it is key that you work with someone who will work hard for you and be able to negotiate on your behalf when the time comes. Here are some basic questions that you should ask: Are you a full-time Realtor? How long have you been in the business? Do you specialize in Buyers, Sellers or both? How well do you know the area where I'm looking? How will (1 comments)
Remove throw rugs and damaged floor coverings to eliminate falls. It's important to have a flat, sturdy surface for walking. Avoid tripping by removing clutter from all walkways. Keep a phone close by to eliminate the need to get up quickly to answer the phone. Cordless phones are helpful. Rearrange furniture to provide for obstacle-free walking. It's best to have a straight walking path, with no furniture to walk around. Arrange furniture so that outlets are available for lamps and appliances without using extension cords. Have an electrician install additional outlets (0 comments)
Seniors, here are 5 tips tips for saving on your utilitiy bills. Although there is no one thing you can do to save, there are many small things that can make a difference on those rising utilitiy bills. Here are some senior suggestions:
Kitchen, bath and other ventilating fans can pull out a houseful of warmed air in just an hour. Use them sparingly and turn them off as soon as they're not needed. Look for a sale on screw-in fluorescent bulbs. They go right into the same socket your regular incandescent bulbs (1 comments)
Leisure World of Maryland Homes for Sale - Garden Style Condos (1-4 floors) - 09/29/09 01:32 PM
Leisure World of Maryland Homes for Sale - Garden Style Condos (1-4 floors) The Premier 55+ Active Senior Community in Silver Spring, Maryland in Montgomery County For Sale in Leisure World of Maryland - Garden Style Building (1-4 floors) Currently there are 71 Garden Style units for sale in Leisure World, this Premier 55+ Active Senior Community located in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Contact Barbara Michaluk, Realtor for more information on any of these units for sale or for a private tour of this desirable senior community.
Contact Barbara Michaluk, Realtor for more information or a private tour.
Condos For Sale in Leisure World of Maryland a 55+ Active Senior Community in MD - 09/28/09 06:59 PM
Condos For Sale in Leisure World of Maryland a 55+ Active Senior Community in MD Hi-Rise and Mid-Rise Condos For Sale in 55+ Active Senior Community in MD There are currently 109 Hi-Rise and Mid-Rise Condos for Sale in Leisure World, a 55+ Active Senior Community located in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Contact Barbara Michaluk, Realtor for more information or a private tour.
Here are some of the many reasons why Seniors enjoy living in an age-restricted community located in Montgomery County, Maryland: Choice of housing style: Patio homes, Garden style, Townhomes, Mid-rise and Hi-rise Buildings Types of ownership: Fee Simple, Condo and Coop Prices: Generally, prices are lower in Leisure World of Maryland in comparison to what you can purchase outside of this community Low crime rate High standard of living Great community amenitiesThe community amenities include an 18 hole golf course, two clubhouses (both indoor and outdoor (1 comments)
I recently was asked to participate in helping a client who wanted to make a purchase of a condo. In her attempt to make the financial requirements, she got creative in coming up with a workaround. Since she did not know how to use a computer, she suggested that I help her by going online and applying for a credit card in her name to allow her a money transfer to her account that she intended to use to cover her closing costs. I refused to participate in this in any way and therefore lost the sale. Needless to say, I never (6 comments)
Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke announced that the recession is most likely over and the economy is growing in a positive direction. Signs of stabilization in the economy continue. Consumers seem to be spending more money. The number of laid off workers applying for unemployment benefits has declined in recent weeks. Retail sales rose 2.7 percent in August, as reported by the government. This positive news is also being recorded in real estate markets. In addition, fixed mortgage rates on 30-year loans are at their lowest level since May 2009, making homes more affordable. Construction on (0 comments)
10 Things You Should Know About First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit - 09/20/09 08:47 AM
10 Things You Should Know about the 2009 First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit 1. What's new about the 2009 version of the homebuyer tax credit? The 2008 credit is a maximum of $7,500 and must be repaid. The 2009 credit is a maximum of $8,000, and the repayment feature is eliminated for 2009 purchasers. Any home purchased for $80,000 or more qualifies for the full $8,000 amount. If the house costs less than $80,000, the credit will be 10% of the cost. Thus, if an individual purchased a home for $75,000, the credit would be $7,500. The credit is available for (1 comments)
Use of a tub seat or shower chair along with a handheld shower massage with extra-long cord may help avoid slips. A person who is unsteady on their feet may be at risk for a fall in the bathroom. Be aware of sudden changes in surfaces such as curbs or ramps that can cause a loss of balance and result in a fall. When walking in the dark, a person's balance can be worse. Use a nightlight or have a lamp near the bed to improve safety when getting (4 comments)
Clubhouse I with transportation within community Here are just some of the many groups and events that are happening in this 55+ Active Senior Community in Maryland conveniently located in Montgomery County. Here is just a small sample of all the fun you'll have when you live here! Wealth Management & Estate Planning Clinic Knitting Corner Short Story Group Jewish Friendship Group Compassion and Choices LW Interfaith Committee for the Homeless and Working Poor LW Quilting Group Calling All Church Women New Al-Anon Meeting Rossmoor Model Railroad Club LW Diebetes Support Group (1 comments)
Presenting DeColores, a dance group performing at the Mexican Fiesta on Saturday, October 3 at 2:00 pm in Silver Spring, Maryland. DeColores will perform with Charro Javier and the Mariachi Fiesta. DeColores has pleased audiences in the Washington Metropolitan area for over 10 years with rave reviews. Their creative presentation of traditional Mexican folkloric dances and colorful costumes are sure to entertain. Their dances present cultural and artistic diversity of the different regions of Mexico. Tickets are $10 per person and (0 comments)
We spend years, even our whole lives, building a reputation. However, your reputation can easily be tarnished in a moment's notice. As we are all aware, the internet has allowed many of us to have access to much more information about individuals than they probably want us to know. Establishing and maintaining a positive personal and corporate reputation matters now more than ever before. We must constantly strive to build, enhance, maintain and defend our reputation in all areas of our lives. As a real estate agent, the impression of my reputation most often precedes me. (7 comments)
Evan Drachman, Cellist / Victor Asuncion, Pianist The E&R Department is pleased to welcome cellist, Evan Drachman and pianist Victor Asuncion to Leisure World for an evening of chamber music . These two outstanding musicians are made available through The Piatigorsky Foundation. Mr.Drachman is much sought after for his solo and chamber music performances and has performed throughout the United States and Canada, Europe and Asia. Pianist, VictorAsuncion has been hailed by the Washing Post for his "poised and imaginative playing." He made his orchestral debut (0 comments)
Senior Moment - 09/09/09 05:55 PM
Who said this? Can you name the author of this quote! "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."
Every realtor faces good days and bad days,Buyers argue, Sellers annoy you,Homes get sold, time moves onSometimes you feel frustratedClients disagree now and thenBut remind yourself what you're there forThink of all the people you have helpedRemember better daysThink of good times to comeLook to the future and another saleThink of all those who love youLook at the bright sideTimes that make you smileLeave this day behindTomorrow is a new dayTo make someone happyTo (3 comments)
27 Professionals are available exclusively for Leisure World Residents. Patients are seen by Appointment. Internal Medicine Dermatology Psychiatry Opthalmology Gynecology Dentistry Podiatry Paharmacy Social Services Emergency Nurse Call 301-598-1510 for more information.
5 Reasons Why I Love Being a Realtor - 09/09/09 04:38 PM
Why I love being a Realtor 1. Meet interesting people from all over the world While working with both buyers and sellers especially in the Maryland (Washington DC Metro area), it's enjoyable to meet new people from all over the world and learn about their lives, cultures and work. I try to listen very carefully to focus on what they prefer in a home. I want to determine what they need and expect from me and how I can serve them best. Whether it's being part of their first home purchase or assisting a client sell their home and move up to (4 comments)
Kermit the Frog said, "It's Not Easy Being Green!" but I'm going to share 5 easy projects that cost under $50 that you can do to easily help make your home more green.A green home incorporates smart design, technology, construction and maintenance elements to significantly lessen the negative impact of the home on the environment and improve the health of the people who live inside. No matter your location or living situation, the opportunities for living a greener life at home are limited only by your imagination. Making your home a greener place is a (0 comments)
Leisure World residents will exhibit artwork at the 2nd Annual Artist's DayThursday, September 10 in the Crystal Ballroom, Leisure World of Maryland1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Diverse talents such as paintings, photographs, sculptures, needlework, lapidary, ceramics, quilting, jewelry, etc. will be on display and offered for sale. All art must be created by the resident or spouse.
1. SelectionWhatever you prefer, there are a variety of different types of housing styles to choose from including: Patio Homes, Garden Style (1-4 floors), Mid-rise (1-8 floors), Hi-rise (1-10 floors), Townhouses and Larger Executive Style Detached Homes.
2. AmenitiesThis appealing 55+ senior community offers so much to choose in activities, clubs, restaurants, 18-hole golf, medical center, clubhouses, church, swimming pools, fitness center, transportation within and outside. You enter Leisure World through 3 secure, manned gates that allow you the comfort of living in an extremely safe community. In addition, Leisure World Plaza shopping (2 comments)
Invest in Leisure World of Maryland - 09/07/09 03:31 PM
Invest in Leisure World of Maryland Investors Wanted - Don't Miss Out on the Great Buys in the Leisure World Community This 55+ Active Senior Community has something for everyone! Leisure World includes a variety of style homes including townhouses, condos, and single-family homes, divided into sections known as Mutuals. Mutuals are governed by a Board of Directors, elected annually by the residents within the Mutual. Three gated entrances and a 24 hours security system provide limited access to the Community, allowing residents to feel safe and comfortable inside and outside their homes. Within the Community, Leisure World provides both banking, library and postal services. (0 comments)
You will need to contact Washington Surburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) immediately with the following information: Please contact WSSC at (301) 206-4001 or 1-800-634-8400 with the following information: The name and address of the settlement attorney/title company or the person receiving the final bill and the name of the new owner or occupant. The settlement date or the date you move in or out of the property, we will need the inside 7-digit meter (0 comments)
Leisure World of Maryland Golf - 09/05/09 02:45 PM
Leisure World of Maryland Golflocated in Leisure World of Maryland an Active Senior 55+ Community.Montgomery County, MD
Leisure World offers a beautiful 18-hole championship golf course with Bermuda fairways and outstanding, well maintained greens. For men it is par 69 and for women par 70; challenging but not impossible. Leisure World has an excellent G.C.S.A.A. Director of Golf as well as two excellent PGA golf professionals. Also available are: a nicely stocked pro shop, driving range, putting green, practice bunker, etc. The pros and staff are ready to help you at 301-598-1570.Associate Memberships and Trial Memberships are available for residents.Call for more (0 comments)
Leisure World of Maryland Clubs - 09/05/09 02:22 PM
Leisure World of Maryland ClubsA fantastic place to live for 55+ Active Seniorslocated in Montgomery County, Maryland
Organizations and Activities in Leisure World of Maryland African American Association AARP Alzheimer's Support Group Art Guild Leisure World Ballroom Dance Club Pocket Billiard Club Bingo Book Review Bowling - Duckpin, Lawn Blood Pressure B'nai B'rith Bridge Camera Club / Slide Matinee 500 Card Club or Pinochle Catholic Daughters of America Ceramicrafters Chess Club Clipper Workshop Comedy and Humor Club Computer Learning Center Dancing Democrats Enamelers Flags Fireside Forum Formidation of L.W. Fan & Fancy Garden & Environmental Club Garden Plot Committee Genealogy Group (1 comments)
Tips for Saving Water in Your Home - 09/05/09 12:55 PM
Tips for Saving Water in Your Home After receiving an $800 Water Bill last month from WSSC the local water utility in Montgomery County, MD, I have spent many hours on the phone with WSSC customer service trying to determine the problem. We have yet to figure out why we were charged with such an extremely high usage. In the process, I have become an expert on water usage and ways to conserve water in the home. I was told by WSSC that in some cases they only allow a small credit toward a high bill for one time within a seven year period. I still wait to (7 comments)
Sometimes we can't control where we are and we can't escape from ourselves because "there we are", but we can be driven by a purpose to make the most of each moment and circumstance and take control of our attitudes and thoughts. What is Your Purpose? Is it to make a lot of money? Be Successful? Inspire Others? Or is your purpose to respond to a Higher Calling? This is probably the most important and empowering question you could ask yourself. The answer reveals a deep truth within yourself. You can find courage (3 comments)
Home Improvements - 09/04/09 07:06 PM
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So your car isn't a clunker? Your not a first timer buying you're a home? But, maybe your air conditioning unit is old and not working efficiently! Maybe you've always wanted solar panels on your home. There may still be a tax break waiting for you! Although there has not been much hype surrounding these credits and deductions passed this year and last year by federal stimulus bills - retailers say sales of new energy-efficient products are beating expectations in the midst of the recession. Let's open our Homeowner's toolbox and see what is (3 comments)
Leisure World Condo For Sale - 09/03/09 08:12 PM
Leisure World of Maryland Condo For Sale Enjoy the life of leisure at Leisure World of Maryland55+ Active Senior Community located in Montgomery County
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom Condo located in Greens in Leisure WorldEnjoy 850 square feet of interior living space. Total Estimated Taxes $1,988 Central Air Conditioning Located close to elevator 2nd floor location Enclosed sunroom Wall-to-wall carpet Washer / Dryer in unit Dishwasher Exhaust Fan Microwave Oven/Range Refrigerator Walk-in closet Unassigned parking Condo fee includes: Comcast Cable TV, Exterior Building Maintenance, Management, Master Insurance Policy, Security, Sewer, Snow Removal, Trash Removal, Water, Exercise Room, Security Main (0 comments)
Leisure World of Maryland - Sept 2009 Market Report - 09/03/09 06:26 PM
Leisure World of Maryland - September 2009 Market ReportFOR ALL STYLE HOMES IN LEISURE WORLDAn Active Senior 55+ Community in Montgomery County There are several different styles of buildings in Leisure World
ACTIVE ON MARKET, UNDER CONTRACT & SOLD WITHIN PAST 6 MONTHS
Contact Barbara Michaluk, Realtorfor more information about buying or selling in Leisure World of Maryland
Leisure World For Sale - Patio Homes - 09/02/09 07:21 PM
LEISURE WORLD FOR SALE - PATIO HOMES Enjoy Living in a Rambler Style Patio Home in Leisure World of MarylandSelect from 2 or 3 Bedrooms in a variety of Models and Floor Plans.Some have one and two car garages, outdoor patio and storage sheds.
PATIO HOMES located within this 55+ Active Senior Community inMontgomery County, Maryland. Leisure World has many community amenities including: 2 clubhouses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis, 18-hole golf course, restaurants, fitness center, theatre, medical center, inter-faith chapel, computer center, activities room, bingo hall and many more.
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