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Leisure World of MarylandA Private, Gated, Age-Restricted Community Leisure World Maryland is an active adult, age-restricted community. One resident must be at least 55 years of age and the other resident of the unit at least 50 years of age. The best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at (0 comments)
Lead Paint Disclosures - 08/31/10 07:54 AM
Lead Paint Disclosures All sellers with homes built prior to 1978 are required to fill out a lead based paint disclosure form and provide you the buyer with a lead based paint educational booklet in any sale. Lead paint seems to be an issue in older homes that haven't been well take care of or well painted, you can sometimes see the paint curling on the outside of window sills. If ingested (kids have been known to chew on lead paint strips due to the sweet flavor) it can cause serious issues such as reduced intelligence quotient, and other deformities and (0 comments)
Use Your Windows To Set The Tone! - 08/31/10 07:51 AM
Use Your Windows To Set The Tone! Buyers and sellers can have different ways of looking at windows. For the buyer, certain windows might be more desirable: double pane, thermal, low-e, and others are a lot more energy efficient than the older single pane variety. These energy efficient windows enhance a home's salability. However, windows do a lot more than reduce heating costs - Sellers can sell their windows in so many other ways! 1. Open curtains and blinds. Let in natural light and make your home feel bigger and brighter. 2. Decorate appropriately. Accenting your windows with neutral drapes, shades, (1 comments)
Tips for Holding a Successful Garage Sale - Minimize stress and maximize fun! - 08/27/10 06:21 PM
Tips for Holding a Successful Garage Sale - Minimize stress and maximize fun! Garage sales can be an effective way to de-clutter your home prior to putting it on the market or before a move, while making a little extra cash in the process. It may seem simple, but preparing for a garage sale takes a lot of work, and you'll also want to make sure people are aware of your sale and can find their way to your home.
Use the following tips to help minimize the stress and maximize the fun of your next garage sale:
Multi-family (2 comments)
Leisure World of Maryland -- 55+ Active Senior Community has something for everyone! - 08/27/10 07:56 AM
THINKING OF BUYING OR SELLING A HOME IN LEISURE WORLD OF MARYLAND? Leisure World of Maryland -- 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. Also, enjoy (0 comments)
Townhomes For Sale in Olney, Maryland 20832 - 08/26/10 09:03 PM
Townhomes For Sale in Olney, Maryland 20832 Olney, MD is one of the most desirable communities in Montgomery County, Maryland. There are approximately 8,000 homes in Olney, MD. The zip code for Olney, MD is 20832. In only 30 years, Olney was transformed from a largely agricultural and arts town to a highly educated and cultured residential area. Voted by Money Magazine in 2007, Olney, Maryland was #17 out of the top 100 places to living in the country. You'll find something for everyone including live theatre, shopping and other services, public library, several banks, hospital, drug stores, grocery stores, pet (0 comments)
Olney, MD is one of the most desirable communities in Montgomery County, Maryland. There are approximately 8,000 homes in Olney, MD. The zip code for Olney, MD is 20832. In only 30 years, Olney was transformed from a largely agricultural and arts town to a highly educated and cultured residential area. Voted by Money Magazine in 2007, Olney, Maryland was #17 out of the top 100 places to living in the country. You'll find something for everyone including live theatre, shopping (0 comments)
Fresh produce Exceptional artists displaying/selling their work Outstanding food & gift vendors Along with live music SEE YOU THERE!! This Sunday, August 29th CHEF DEMONSTRATION: Victor Cirrincione, Riderwood Executive Chef Musicians scheduled to perform: 10 - 11 am and 12 - 1 pm Sherwood HS Jazz Band For more information go to: www.olneyfarmersmarket.org/
THE OLNEY MARYLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET IS STABLE AND IN DEMAND. Olney, Maryland is a suburban community located approximately 10 miles outside the Washington Beltway and an easy commute to business areas of Washington, D.C., Rockville (Montgomery County Seat), Silver Spring, Bethesda, and Northern Virginia. Here's what's happening in Olney, Maryland 20832:
Potential buyers shouldn't wait. With a strong buyers market, combined with low mortgage rates, now's the time to get a great deal on your dream home. "The total number of SOLD properties for Olney, MD 20832 is very encouraging (0 comments)
Here is a list of Condos for sale in Vantage East and Vantage West in Leisure World of Maryland.
Locator map of Vantage East and West Buildings in Leisure World of Maryland:
Contact Barbara Michaluk, Authorized Leisure World Specialist and Realtor (2 comments)
Economic Benefits of Homeownership - 08/21/10 08:53 AM
Economic Benefits of Homeownership The economic benefits of homeownership are well known. From tax incentives and building equity to the boost the housing sector provides to the overall economy, it is no surprise that owning a home continues to be an essential element of the American dream. In addition to the financial benefits, homeownership has also been proven to offer substantial social benefits for families, communities and the country. The most recent evidence appears in a new report from the National Association of Realtors, called "Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing." Some of the report's notable findings include: Stronger Communities: (0 comments)
Summer Pleasures Sunshine beaming golden heatFor lots of fun outdoors;Vacations, for a sweet retreatTo mountains, plains and shores. Kids in constant summer motion,Free from teacher's rule,Head to toe in suntan lotion,At the beach or pool. Inflatable rafts on which to float,Camping and fishing gear,Rowing or sailing or waterski boat,Tell us summer's here. Things we can't do the rest of the yearAre summer's special treasures;Oh summer, summer, linger long,And give us all your pleasures! By Joanna Fuchs (0 comments)
Montgomery County Maryland CONDO Market Report - JULY 2010 - 08/19/10 06:44 PM
Montgomery County Maryland CONDO Market Report - JULY 2010 ACTIVE LISTINGS of CONDOS for month of JULY 2010 in Montgomery County Maryland have slightly DECREASED by -0.3% compared to JULY 2009.Total Active Listings Year-to-Date 2010 of CONDOS in Montgomery County Maryland are 5.6% MORE than 2009. CONTRACTS of CONDOS for month of JULY 2010 in Montgomery County Maryland have DECREASED -25.2% compared to JULY 2009.Total Contracts Year-To-Date 2010 show 23.7% INCREASE from 2009. SOLD CONDOS for month of JULY 2010 in Montgomery County Maryland have DECREASED -2.8% compared to JULY 2009.Total Sold CONDOS Year-To-Date 2010 show 38.3% INCREASE over 2009.
DATA SOURCE: MRIS 2010, GREATER CAPITAL AREA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS 2010 Contact Barbara Michaluk, (0 comments)
Montgomery County Maryland SINGLE FAMILY HOMES Market Report - JULY 2010 - 08/19/10 06:35 PM
Montgomery County Maryland SINGLE FAMILY HOMES Market Report - JULY 2010 ACTIVE LISTINGS of SINGLE FAMILY HOMES for month of JULY 2010 in Montgomery County Maryland have slightly INCREASED by 11.4% compared to JULY 2009.Total Active Listings Year-to-Date 2010 of SINGLE FAMILY HOMES in Montgomery County Maryland are 13.5% MORE than 2009. CONTRACTS of SINGLE FAMILY HOMES for month of JULY 2010 in Montgomery County Maryland have DECREASED -23.6% compared to JULY 2009.Total Contracts Year-To-Date 2010 show -3.2% DECREASE from 2009. SOLD SINGLE FAMILY HOMES for month of JULY 2010 in Montgomery County Maryland have DECREASED --23.6% compared to JULY 2009.Total Sold homes Year-To-Date 2010 show 11.7% INCREASE over 2009.
DATA SOURCE: MRIS 2010, GREATER (0 comments)
Encore Announces Fall 2010 Schedule for Senior Adults 55+ in Maryland/DC/Virginia - 08/19/10 08:11 AM
Encore Announces Fall 2010 Schedule for Senior Adults 55+ in Maryland/DC/Virginia Encore will be teaming with the Washington Conservatory to bring our tenth chorale to the MD/DC/VA area beginning in September. Encore Creativity for Older Adults now has thirteen chorales for senior adults, 55 years of age and older, in Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington, DC. Our complete list of Chorale locations and rehearsal times is below. Encore's Dance/Movement program, at Ballet NOVA resumes under the direction of Jane Franklin beginning Wednesday, September 15th . Registration is now open. Chorale Locations
Photo: Courtesy of EncoreCreativity Go (1 comments)
Photo: Courtesy of EncoreCreativity Encore will present four FREE "sing-in" rehearsals in the month of August. The rehearsals will be conducted by Encore Director Jeanne Kelly at two convenient Northern Virginia locations. Join her and a lively and fun group of older adults at any or all of these sessions. Tuesdays August 10 & 17 11:00am-12:30pm Woodlands Retirement Community 4320 Forest Drive Fairfax, VA Refreshments will be served Thursdays August 12 & 19 2:00-3:30pm Glen Echo Park South Arcade Building (next to Adventure Theater) 7300 (0 comments)
CONTACT BARBARA MICHALUK, REALTOR, AUTHORIZED LEISURE WORLD SPECIALIST FOR A PRIVATE TOUR OF THIS DESIRABLE COMMUNITY OR TO PREVIEW ANY HOME FOR SALE. (0 comments)
For sale in Leisure World of Maryland - Villa Cortese Condos - August 2010 Update - 08/18/10 04:38 PM
For sale in Leisure World of Maryland - Villa Cortese Condos - August 2010 Update Leisure World Homes For Sale - Villa Cortese Condos One of the most convenient locations in the Leisure World of Maryland is in the Villa Cortese community. Enjoy distinctive Italian architectural styling in Garden Style buildings with secure entry and elevator buildings. Easy walk to shopping center just outside main entrance to Leisure World and clubhouse with restaurants and other social activities. Public transportation is also within walking distance to this lovely area within the Leisure World community.
Here is a list of condos currently on the market for sale in August, (0 comments)
Summer Maintenance Items for Homeowner to Consider - 08/13/10 05:07 PM
Summer Maintenance Items for Homeowners to Consider Summer is one of the busiest times of the year, with lots of outdoor activities and entertaining on tap. In the midst of all that fun, it's important not to lose sight of essential home maintenance tasks that are necessary to keep your house in working order and ready for even more entertaining during the seasons and years ahead. Some of the tasks that you should focus on before summer's end include: Change your air filter. Filters protect your home from pollutants and allergens, and should be changed frequently. The good news is that filters are (3 comments)
Creekside is the newest building located in Leisure World of Maryland. These Mid-rise Style Buildings are 4 years old and are located within this private 55+ Active Senior community in Montgomery County, Maryland. Leisure World of MarylandA Private, Gated, Age-Restricted Community The best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at Leisure World is a great lifestyle choice - it's also a smart financial decision. This community is for anyone aged 55 or (2 comments)
Townhomes for Sale in 55+ Leisure World of Maryland - 08/12/10 03:59 PM
Townhomes for Sale in 55+ Leisure World of Maryland Leisure World of Maryland Townhomes for Sale - A 55+ Active Senior Community in Montgomery County, Silver Spring, Maryland There are currently 10 townhomes for sale in Leisure World of Maryland, a 55+ Active Senior Community in Maryland located in Montgomery County, Maryland
Contact Barbara Michaluk, Realtor, Authorized Leisure World Specialist for more information or a private tour. (0 comments)
This ancient game, whose modern adaptation most closely resembles bowling, requires skill, strategy and just a little luck. Bocce ball is a great game to play outside on a beautiful day. It is highly popular among seniors but can be enjoyed by all. It is a fun sport that meets Wednesdays, at 10:00 am on the court at Clubhouse I in Leisure World of Maryland.. (0 comments)
This is a class for those who can remember what they did in dancing school. Show the grandchildren you can still "shuffle off to Buffalo." Time is spent on technique and learning routines. It is a fun class that meets Thursdays, Aug. 26- Oct. 7 (no class Sept. 9), 6:15-7:45 PM. For information, call 301-438-7452. Note: If required enrollment is not met five days prior to start date, class will be cancelled. Fee: $45. Register: Leisure World of Maryland, Clubhouse II. (0 comments)
Mortgage rates continue to fall, and have reached the 4.5 percent "sweet spot" for the best borrowers. - 08/09/10 09:59 AM
Mortgage rates continue to fall, and have even reached the 4.5 percent "sweet spot" for the best borrowers. As a result of the lowest rates in 50 years, the cost of homeownership is at an all-time low, and buyers who act now can get the real estate bargain of a lifetime. It is important of acting quickly to take advantage of one of the most affordable housing markets in decades. Below is a chart that depicts just how low rates really are. Buyers will get the best deal by acting now!
There's never been a better time to buy,
Condos for Sale in Leisure World of Maryland - Fairways North and South Hi-rise Buildings - 08/08/10 05:00 PM
Condos for Sale in Leisure World of Maryland - Fairways North and South Hi-rise Buildings WEEK OF AUGUST 9, 2010 A Private, Gated, Active Senior Community The best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at Leisure World is a great lifestyle choice - it's also a smart financial decision. Leisure World of Maryland is an active adult, age-restricted community. One resident must be at least 55 years of age and the other resident of the unit at least 50 years of age. The 650-acre campus located in Montgomery County, Maryland offers a variety of housing options and offers many attractive community (0 comments)
Is Moving Up a Smart Decision? - 08/06/10 07:20 PM
Is Moving Up a Smart Decision? There are many reasons why someone would want to move into a bigger or nicer home. Some of these are based on necessity, such as adding another child to the family, having aging parents move in or starting a home-based business. In other cases, a new home is desired purely for location, size or other features. Because a home purchase is a major decision, it is important to thoroughly research whether or not moving up is a smart choice. Here are some things to consider: Interest Rates: Mortgage interest rates are at all-time lows now, making a home purchase more affordable, but (3 comments)
Brookside Gardens locatd in Montgomery County, MD features some interesting vine sculptures created by sculptors Paula Stone and Seth Goldstein who go over the hills and through the suburban woods to get Oriental Bittersweet as their medium. For more information about this creative couple and their sculpture see: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/11/AR2010061101911.html
Saturday, May 1 through Sunday, September 19, 201010:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily Brookside Gardens South Conservatory1500 Glenallan AvenueWheaton, MD 20902"Butterfly Hotline- Recorded Information: 301-962-1453 FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO: http://www.montgomeryparks.org/brookside/wings_of_fancy.shtm
WHAT'S IN BLOOM IN JULY AND AUGUST? Annuals, butterfly bush, chaste tree, crape myrtle, hydrangeas, perennials, rose-of Sharon, roses, summersweet, trumpet vine, water and bog plants.
Here's what's happening in Leisure World of Maryland: ACTIVE LISTINGS - Properties For Sale = 186 CONTRACTS - Properties currently under contract = 37 According to the Washington / Maryland Multiple Listing Service, there are 186 homes available to buy in all of Leisure World of Maryland.Potential buyers shouldn't wait. With a strong buyers market, combined with low mortgage rates, now's the time to get a great deal on your dream home in Leisure World (0 comments)
Here's what's happening in Leisure World of Maryland:
Leisure World of Maryland is an active adult, age-restricted community. One resident must be at least 55 years of age and the other resident of the unit at least 50 years of age. The best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at Leisure World is a great lifestyle choice - it's also a smart financial decision. This community is for (0 comments)
Leisure World of Maryland Restaurants located inside this desirable 55+ Active Senior Community - 08/01/10 02:31 PM
Leisure World of Maryland Restaurants located inside this desirable 55+ Active Senior Community There are three restaurants located inside Leisure World of Maryland in Clubhouse I: the Cascade Room, Stein Room, and Terrace Room, as well as banquet and catering services. The Stein and Terrace Room offer homemade soups, generous sized sandwiches, charbroiled burgers and chicken, nightly dinner specials, full salad bar, 10-seat bar, and two TV's for sporting events. All restaurant facilities are non-smoking.
CONDO FEATURES: MLS# MC7270374 Built in 1984 Spacious living room, new carpet and paint Den / library off living room, new carpet Separate dining room off kitchen, new lighting and new carpet Table-space kitchen, newer cabinets and appliances, large walk-in pantry Enclosed large sunroom with treed view Large (3 comments)
You Can Buy This Lovely 2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Condo for $466 per month. Located in 55+ Leisure World of Maryland. - 08/01/10 08:23 AM
YOU CAN BUY THIS LOVELY 2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom CONDO FOR $466 PER MONTH. Located in 55+ Leisure World of Maryland, a gated-community located in Montgomery County. This Monte Carlo model has 1,157 square feet with covered parking, extra storage and large balcony overlooking trees. CONDO FEATURES: Monte Carlo model 1,157 sq. ft. Garden style building with elevator Spacious living room with sliders to large balcony overlooking trees Neutral carpet and paint Entry foyer with extra closets Newer kitchen cabinets and appliances Full size washer and clothes dryer New lighting and sinks in bathrooms Covered parking with storage unit Condo fee includes (1 comments)
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