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The Sykesville Online Community Facebook page is a closed group with thousands of members. It's a mixed bag of some helpful information posted at times, sometimes people just whining and compalining about stupid stuff, and sometimes up to the minute alerts if residents want to warn others of any ...
My neighbor said her friend owns Jeannie Bird Baking Company on Historic Main Street in Westminster and was a great place to grab a breakfast sandwich and order some baked goodies to go. My husband and I headed out on a Friday morning to do just that and be on our way to do some errands in Westmi...
Hampstead MD is in Top 10 of Home Affordability   As reported in The Carroll County Times, the website looked at ownership relative to income and Hampstead was recognized as one of the most affordable places in Maryland to own a home. It places as #7 on the list, after Bowie and a...
Tomorrow I am having a minor in and out surgery and I mentioned it to my next door neighbor. She had invited me to something on Friday and I said it depended on how I felt, so that is why I even mentioned it. This morning she walked over with a huge basket filled with homemade bread, homemade BBQ...
Do Short Sales Affect Neighborhood Values? When a for sale sign goes up in any neighborhood, it is not apparent whether or not it is being sold as a short sale or a standard sale. Although it is allowable to have these type of sign riders, the sellers may feel there is a stigma, so why advertise ...
What's the Difference Between a Short Sale and Foreclosure?   Both are considered distressed home sales. The house is "underwater" in that it is worth less than what the mortgage balance is. There is a big difference between a short sale and a foreclosure.       SHORT SALE I have had the honor of...
Three MD Suburbs Rank in Top Ten Caring Communities   This is according to who analyzed a total of 109 of the nation's finest suburb. They defined a suburb as any large population center near one of the nation's largest cities. After referencing top resources they used criteria such as...
Should You Work With A Neighborhood or Area Specialist?    The answer is yes, even though there are factors to consider. I know it was hard for me when a best friend who had used me to sell a family member's house informed me that they were moving and were deciding who to hire between two very ac...
New Construction is in full force for buyers looking for Luxury Homes! The Sykesville/Eldersburg area is a very popular location for homebuyers for commuters who want to be near Rt 32. Check out many of the new home builders in these subdivisions: Poolesdale Farm Derby Farms Piney View Waters Ed...
Today is still part of the 12 days of Christmas and I am glad we still have our Christmas tree and lighted Dickens Village up as I look out the bay window at the first snow of 2015 in Carroll County MD! As you can see, the table top village continues on the floor with a train that goes under the...

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