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calvert county: Calvert Wine & Arts Festival! - 05/08/13 09:18 AM
This Saturday, May 11th, is the 6th annual Calvert Wine & Arts Festival. Held at All Saints' Episcopal Church (13480 Dowell Road, Solomons), you will be able to enjoy samples of the best Patuxent Wine Trail wines, delicious food, live entertainment, children's crafts, raffles & more! The festival begins at 11am and continues to 6pm. There is a $15 fee to sample the wines (which includes a souvenir tasting glass) but there is no fee to shop from outstanding local artisans. This event will be held rain or shine and all proceeds go to benefit parish and community projects. (8 comments)
calvert county: Solomons Maritime Festival - 05/02/13 08:17 AM
The 8th annual Solomons Maritime Festival will be this Saturday, May 4th, from 10am-5pm at the Calvert Marine Museum! The event includes The Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show which features exhibits from over 30 collectors of antique and classic boats, and vintage marine outboard and inboard engines. You will also be able to taste traditional foods, learn how to pick crabs and shuck oysters like pros, enjoy local gospel and old time music, hear world class water fowl calling, see Chesapeake Bay retriever in action, watch model boats skim the waters of the boat basin, and talk with traditional crafts people as they demonstrate (2 comments)
calvert county: The Band Perry Performs Locally in Solomons! - 04/25/13 10:13 AM
Big time country group, The Band Perry, will be playing locally at the Calvert Marine Museum next month!The trio has hits such as "If I Die Young", "Better Dig Two", and most recently "Done" and their new album, Pioneer, was released April 2nd! Where: The Calvert Marine Museum's PNC Waterside PavilionWhen: May 17th @ 6pmTickets: On sale now for $45 & $55 Visit The Calvert Marine Museum to purchase tickets! I have no doubt this concert will be rockin' so don't wait too long to get your tickets :)
calvert county: Solomon's Island Tiki Bar Opening - 04/16/13 08:47 AM
This Friday will be the Solomon's Island Tiki Bar Grand Opening! With good food, tropical drinks, and live music, it's a guaranteed good time :) When: April 19th starting around noonWhere: Tiki Bar - 85 Charles Street, Solomons, Maryland 20688 This event is for adults 21+... And don't worry if you can't make it Friday, the party will continue all weekend long. So grab your friends and enjoy the beautiful weather (hopefully) and a few drinks at Tiki! Visit Tiki Bar Solomons for more info and to keep updated with their upcoming events.
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calvert county: 11007 Comet Ln, Lusby, MD 20657 - 04/12/13 09:28 AM
This lovely home would be great for you and your family! With 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and 3 finished levels there's plenty of space. The living room has a beautiful stone fireplace that you can curl up next to on those cold winter nights and the swimming pool is perfect for those hot summer days! The kitchen has plenty of storage space and is equipped with an island for extra counter space. There's also a dining room that leads to the spacious back deck. The master bedroom has an attached master bath that includes 2 sinks, soaking tub and separate shower. (2 comments)
calvert county: Calvert Library Events! - 01/16/13 11:21 AM
As I've been looking for fun things to do in the area, I've noticed that the Calvert Library has a ton of events and things to do almost every night of the week. They have events for all ages, from small children, through the teens, and up to adults. And there are a wide range of events from book readings to concerts to gaming to workshops. All of these events are a great way to get the community involved and there really is something for everyone! If you're looking for something to do during the week or on the weekends be (0 comments)
calvert county: Southern Maryland Real Estate Market Report- October 2010 Round-up - 11/08/10 02:21 PM
Curious about what's happening with foreclosures, short sales, home settlements, property values, and more in Southern Maryland? Here's the latest market information in Southern Maryland related to all things real estate, put together in an easy to watch video. If you're just looking for the highlights, I'm making that easy too! Median sales price in Southern Maryland is up 4.2% from September of last year to $269,950. The number of homes for sale in Southern Maryland is down 2.8% from last year to 3,034 properties The number of pending homes sales in Southern Maryland is up 12.3% to 366 homes currently (1 comments)
calvert county: Southern Maryland Homeowner Short Sale FAQ's - 11/08/10 02:02 PM
Southern Maryland Short Sale FAQ's I work with a fair number of short sales in Southern Maryland, focusing on short sales in Charles County, Calvert County, St. Mary's County, and Prince George's County. Many people find the process itself overwhelming, and it shouldn't be. I've put together a list of Short Sale Homeowner FAQ's to help make the process a bit easier to understand. If you're behind on your mortgage and need to sell your home, give me a call and I can help. What Is A Short Sale? A Short Sale is a real estate transaction where the home owner (0 comments)
calvert county: Looking for a Short Sale Expert in Southern Maryland? Here's What You Need To Know! - 11/02/10 07:35 PM
A lot of people in Southern Maryland are facing some very hard decisions right now. Being Foreclosed on is a process that can be embarrassing, humiliating, it destroys good credit records, and is often a very traumatic experience for good people swallowed up by bad loans. There are options to avoid situations like this if you find you are behind on your mortgage, however, and one of those options is to consider doing a Short Sale. A Short Sale is a process by which the homeowner agrees to sell their home prior to foreclosure at a price that is less than (0 comments)
calvert county: Charles County Maryland Foreclosure Report: March, 2008 - 03/01/08 11:40 PM
I'm seeing more and more foreclosures, and none of the government assistance programs seem to be helping stem the tide of foreclosures that we're currently seeing. Do Foreclosures Affect My Home's Value? In Charles County in the last 60 days, there have been 12 foreclosures that have been sold, and a total of 135 (resale AND REO) homes listed and sold. This means that foreclosures make up almost 9% of the total market in terms of sales. A lot of homeowners have been wondering how much of a bearing foreclosures have on their own homes (0 comments)
calvert county: Determining Land Value - 02/18/08 10:22 PM
We do a fair amount of land sales here in Southern Maryland, and trying to determine land values is a complicated process, much more so than determining the value of someone's home. Everybody wants to make top dollar for their land when they go to sell it, but how do you know what top dollar really is? With home sales, this is a straight-forward process. With land, the financial factors of the analysis becomes far more difficult. It's because of this reason that so many Realtors do not work in land sales (It's a ton of work, (1 comments)
calvert county: Calvert County Real Estate Maryland Market Statistics, December 2007 - 01/14/08 09:44 AM
Here's the latest on the current Calvert County real estate market! Sluggish sales trends are continuing to force prices down while making it increasingly difficult to get a home sold due to the market pressure. What's Good: The number of active, available homes on the market has fallen again. As fewer and fewer homes are listed for sale, the difficulty in selling should (at least in theory) ease. June of last year saw over 1,100 active listings, while in December that number was closer to 950. There's a couple of reasons for this. First, many (0 comments)
calvert county: Calvert County Maryland Market Statistics, November 2007 - 12/10/07 01:58 PM
Calvert County, much like Southern Maryland, is currently working through downward sales trends and coping with lackluster sales in the real estate market. Although sales volume is only down by roughly 10% county wide, a look at the bigger picture gives a much better indication of what the local market is actually facing. Prices are very likely to continue to fall. If there were 69 homes sold in November, and 996 homes currently on the market, that means that there is an overstock of roughly 14 months. As long as supply continues to exceed demand to this (0 comments)
calvert county: FSBO Marketing Tips - 12/01/07 03:23 PM
I've heard some outrageous horror stories from people trying to FSBO in Southern Maryland. I've heard rumors of real estate agents telling homeowners "There's no way you're going to sell your home without me" or "Selling FSBO is the stupidest thing you can do", or "*insert your own snooty Realtor comment here*" Let me first apologize if you are trying to sell yourself and have gotten comments like this from an unfriendly Realtor. You'll find I won't make such childish taunts, Promise! There are a ton of options if you are looking to try and (3 comments)
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