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SEARCHING FOR HOUSES FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET - 01/30/11 12:09 AM
If YOU are SEARCHING FOR HOUSES FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET you are not alone. This is now the preferred method for beginning a SEARCH for a new home. You will begin by making a short-list of houses and locations YOU prefer. YOU will find a great deal of information BUT it may not all be accurate. YOU will find many HOUSES FOR SALE BUT the details may be outdated. YOU don't want to be disappointed. YOU want up to date information. CONTACT MARGARET C. TODAY at RealEstate@MargaretC.com Let me help YOU with your Home SEARCH. CALL ME and ask about BUYER'S (3 comments)
SOME FORECLOSURES BEING DISMISSED AND RESUBMITTED IN MARYLAND - 01/29/11 01:01 AM
Did you know SOME FORECLOSURES are BEING DISMISSED AND RESUBMITTED IN MARYLAND? One company, Ally Financial, formerly GMAC, has said in January 2011, it is withdrawing all of its foreclosures, in Maryland, that were approved by a particular employee. It would appear that this employee had signed off on over 10,000 foreclosures a month, verifying accuracy without proper review. In my mind this barely seems possible. Ally says it will dismiss and resubmit about 250 cases. In a Baltimore court case one homeowner's foreclosure case was dismissed based on the information about this particular employee. Similar cases have also occurred in Massachusetts. (1 comments)
ST MARY'S MARYLAND SCHOOLS REDISTRICTING LEONARDTOWN HS STUDENTS TO CHOPTICON HS - 01/28/11 12:10 AM
Due to overcrowding at LEONARDTOWN HIGH SCHOOL the St Mary's county Board of Education has worked out a REDISTRICTING PLAN that will move as many as 158 students from LEONARDTOWN HIGH SCHOOL TO CHOPTICON HIGH SCHOOL. At the public meeting held on January 20, 2011 only one person spoke out to the School Board. Their comments were very positive. It would appear that the parents of students involved in the proposed redistricting feel that they have been properly informed about the changes and are not objecting. The parents do recognize that their children are not as enthusiastic about going on to a different High School than their (0 comments)
FDR BOULEVARD IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND - 01/27/11 07:44 AM
What's going to become of FDR BOULEVARD IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND? Is it ever going to be completed? From what I'm reading it is going to take time and money, because parts of it are nonexistant. If you read that, two years ago, a building was finished, right in the middle of the proposed FDR road way, would you think the road was going to be finished? That's what I just read. Presently there are portions of the FDR road finished in Lexington Park and California MD. It has become more like a neighborhood road than a parallel road. If finished it would be (0 comments)
FINDING A WATERFRONT HOUSE JUST FOR FUN - 01/26/11 08:13 AM
It must be the Real Estate Agent in me but after watching the efforts of this turtle I couldn't help but associate his efforts with YOURS if YOU are trying to FIND A WATERFRONT HOME. I am sharing this JUST FOR FUN. Turtles carry their WATERFRONT HOUSE with them. Enjoy this turtle setting up it's WATERFRONT HOME.
If YOU want a WATERFRONT HOME contact Margaret C. at 301 481 8407 I will represent YOU I am Margaret C. Taylor REALTOR® sharing information and events in St Mary's MD. I am qualified to help you buy or sell (0 comments)
WHAT IS RADON AND SHOULD I TEST FOR IT - 01/25/11 07:45 AM
YOU asked me WHAT IS RADON AND SHOULD I TEST FOR IT? RADON gas is a naturally occurring gas that is odorless and colorless. Before YOU buy a home YOU can test for RADON, as part of your Home Inspection Addendum in the Maryland Association of REALTORS® Residential Contract of Sale RADON is a radioactive gas that can build up in any home, old or new, with or without a basement. After long term exposure RADON can cause cancer, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. The presence of RADON gas can be controlled by installing a radon evacuation pipe and system. Once a (2 comments)
There are a variety of HOUSES FOR SALE IN this GOLFING AND WATERFRONT COMMUNITY OF BRETON BAY and even TOWNHOUSES for sale at $306,000.00. If you are interested in HOUSES FOR SALE IN THE GOLFING AND WATERFRONT COMMUNITY OF BRETON BAY IN LEONARDTOWN MARYLAND then contact MARGARET C. at RealEstate@MargaretC.com I will do your HOUSE SEARCHING for YOU. YOU will beed a BUYER'S AGENT I am Margaret C. Taylor (2 comments)
WHAT IS A COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS AND HOW WILL IT HELP ME? - 01/19/11 12:47 AM
YOU asked me WHAT IS A COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS AND HOW WILL IT HELP ME? A COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS is a tool that Real Estate Agents use to determine a range of value for your house in today's market. I am Margaret C. Taylor REALTOR®, sharing information and events in St Mary's MD. The following article by Carl Vogel will help answer your question.
How to Use Comparable Sales to Price Your Home Before you put your home up for sale, use the right comparable sales to find the perfect price. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2011 (6 comments)
MOTOR SPORTS IN ST MARYS MARYLAND - 01/18/11 11:58 PM
Did YOU know that YOU can enjoy MOTOR SPORTS IN ST MARYS MARYLAND? ST MARY'S MARYLAND is in Southern Maryland, which is not on the Eastern Shore. Although quiet at this time of the year ST MARYS MD is home to motocross, drag-racing and stock car racing in and around Budds Creek.
Maryland International Raceway hosts over 110 drag racing related activities per year, including National events. Scedule starts in March 2011.
Potomac Speedway features a 3/8 mile clay oval stock car racetrack and in season hosts Stock Car Racing every Friday night, along with other major events. Budds Creek Motocross (0 comments)
DON'T LET YOUR MONEY FLY OUT THE WINDOW - 01/17/11 10:07 PM
No one wants to waste money so DON'T LET YOUR MONEY FLY OUT THE WINDOW. Did you notice how houses are being built with so many windows nowadays?
Great for letting the light in but what about the cold?
Most newer houses have energy efficient windows but what can you do if you don't? The following article by Terri Bennett has some answers for you.
Do Your Part: Making Windows More Efficient
Cut back on drafty windows and save up to 25% in utility bills. DON'T LET YOUR MONEY FLY OUT THE WINDOW I am Margaret C. (5 comments)
Picture similar to home available. How does a Builder have a home ready for YOU? Nowadays Builders build houses called "Spec Homes". A spec home is a home that is built according to predetermined specifications, set by the contractor, with the idea that the home will be sold once the house is built. This is in comparison to a custom built home which is designed from scratch with the (0 comments)
LEONARDTOWN MARYLAND HOUSES AND TOWNHOUSES FOR SALE $325-$425,000 - 01/16/11 07:58 AM
There are a variety of HOUSES AND TOWNHOUSES FOR SALE priced between $325,000 and $425,000 in the LEONARDTOWN MARYLAND community. Leonardtown Md is the only incorporated municipality in St Mary's MD. Recent improvements in downtown Leonardtown include new restaurants and businesses mixed in among the historic buildings. For a free SEARCH of HOUSES AND TOWNHOUSES FOR SALE leave your criteria at RealEstate@MargaretC.com.
YOU will quickly receive your free list and be able choose the home YOU prefer. YOU will need a BUYER'S AGENT to help you BUY YOUR HOUSE.
Further revitalization is also anticipated at Leonardtown Wharf, a hidden piece of waterfront that anticipates mixed (2 comments)
HOW A BUYERS AGENT WILL HELP YOU BUY A HOUSE IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND - 01/15/11 07:13 AM
This post is to explain HOW A BUYERS AGENT WILL HELP YOU BUY A HOUSE IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND. Follow this link for an explanation of why YOU need a BUYER'S AGENT AND BUYER'S REPRESENTATION. Once you are signed up with your BUYERS AGENT they will recommend you visit a Loan Officer. A Loan Officer will help YOU determine how much HOUSE YOU CAN BUY. This is called a preapproval or prequalification. Now your BUYERS AGENT will use YOUR criteria to find YOU the HOUSE YOU want based on YOUR preapproval amount.
After YOU find the HOUSE YOU want your BUYER'S AGENT will help YOU evaluate (2 comments)
BUYER'S AGENT AND BUYER'S REPRESENTATION IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND - 01/14/11 07:55 AM
Why do YOU need a BUYER'S AGENT AND BUYER'S REPRESENTATION IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND? You know that most homeowners use a Real Estate Agent to sell their house. Did YOU know that their Agent REPRESENTS them and NOT YOU? I am MARGARET C. let me be YOUR BUYER'S AGENT and REPRESENT YOU. CALL 301 481 8407 NOW If the homeowner has REPRESENTATION then YOU should have it too, to protect YOU and look out for YOUR best interest. If YOU go to an Open House or Model Home without a BUYER'S AGENT You are most likely going to talk to the Seller's REPRESENTATIVE. They can share ALL the (0 comments)
MARYLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS RANKED FIRST - 01/13/11 08:40 AM
MARYLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS RANKED FIRST in Education Week's annual 'Quality Counts' Report. In this report, released January 11, 2011, the Maryland School System was named best in the nation. Maryland Superintendent of Schools, Nancy Grasmick was gratified by the recognition for all who have worked hard in the MD School System. However she added that school reform continues. That's what makes her the leader in the #1 School System. St Mary's County MD is at the tip of Southern Maryland. Come and visit us and the St Mary's County Public Schools. You'll be glad YOU did! SEARCH FOR HOUSES FOR SALE I (2 comments)
Sharing ST MARY'S MARYLAND HOUSING STATISTICS through December 2010 If you want the stats for your local area e.g. Leonardtown, Lexington Park or Mechanicsville, Maryland Email MARGARET C. at RealEstate@MargaretC.com SEARCH HOUSES FOR SALE I am Margaret C. Taylor REALTOR® sharing information and events in St Mary's MD. I am qualified to help you buy or sell your home, or answer your Real Estate questions. CALL or TEXT 301 481 8407 for a FREE Consultation I am a Century 21 New Millennium Real Estate Agent I welcome your REFERRALS ST MARY'S MARYLAND HOUSING STATISTICS (0 comments)
MAKING AN OFFER AND NEGOTIATING THE BEST PRICE WHEN BUYING A HOUSE - 01/10/11 09:27 AM
Do YOU want to know about MAKING AN OFFER AND NEGOTIATING THE BEST PRICE WHEN BUYING A HOUSE? First of all it is in your best interest to have Buyer's Representation. YOU need a Buyer's Agent in St Mary's MD. CALL MARGARET C. 301 481 8407 or Email RealEstate@MargaretC.com NOW. HOUSES FOR SALE SEARCH Here is an article by G.M. Filisko that will help you
Negotiate Your Best House Buy Keep your emotions in check and your eyes on the goal, and you’ll pay less when purchasing a home. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2011 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (0 comments)
Buying a house is a very big investment and YOU want it to be a good one. HOME SEARCH Hire a qualified and certified HOME INSPECTOR to inspect the house. Attend the HOME INSPECTION. The Home Inspector should take the time to tell you what he finds and should report everything he finds. YOU want to know if it's broken, or a safety issue. What will the Home Inspector Inspect ? Structures: Walls , ceilings, floors, roof (NOT a roof certification), and foundation. Doors and windows Interior and Exterior. Systems: (7 comments)
What kind of service are you getting for that Condo fee? - 01/08/11 09:48 AM
Important information about CONDO fees. If you're a CONDO BUYER you need to know what is included in your CONDO FEE. Christine Smith includes some important tips. I am MARGARET C. Realestate@MargaretC.com Real Estate Agent in St Mary's MD. I just reviewed the CONDO FEES at the new WILDEWOOD CONDOS. They include water/sewer/trash/common area cleaning/lawn maintenance/snow removal/capital investment (some insurance) for $251 per month. I consider this quite inclusive. CALL MARGARET C. 301 481 8407 to help with your CONDO SEARCH.
Via Christine Smith Canton MA Buyer Agent and Lawyer (Buyers Brokers Only LLC): What kind of service are you getting for (0 comments)
Via Karen Fiddler Broker/Realtor (The Fiddler Realty Team/eVantage Real Estate):
In a normal real estate transaction, buyers are provided with disclosures from the sellers. These disclosures are usually in the form of questions which allow a seller to disclose any and all of the problems they know about which would affect the home. If part of the purchase contract, the seller is obligated (3 comments)
FINDING A PLACE TO HUNT IN ST MARYS MD - 01/08/11 12:22 AM
I'm told t is sometimes difficult FINDING A PLACE TO HUNT IN ST MARYS MD. Bow hunting has been available this year on 85 acres at the Elms property in Lexington Park MD. The season has been incident free and considered a success. Bow hunting continues through January 2011. The Mattaoni Bow and Black Powder Club had submitted a proposal, to manage hunting at this property. The proposal was accepted by St Mary's County and the state of Maryland. The Club would like to see the hunting options expanded to muzzle loading, and open for spring turkey hunting. These are not (0 comments)
DOWNSIZING OR INVESTING - BUY A CONDO IN ST MARYS MARYLAND - 01/06/11 07:40 AM
Are YOU thinking of DOWNSIZING OR INVESTING then YOU might want to BUY A CONDO IN ST MARYS MARYLAND CALL MARGARET C. 301 481 8407 for help with your CONDO search. YOU wil need Buyer's Representation Complete a HOME SEARCH in CALIFORNIA, LEONARDTOWN OR GREAT MILLS MD There are new and old CONDOS starting at around $140,000, or less for a one bedroom. Price will depend on location and size. There are CONDOS in Wildewood, California MD, Westmeath, Great Mills MD and Foxwell, Leonardtown MD. All within an easy commute to PAX River Air Naval Station. WILDEWOOD, CALIFORNIA MD
BUILDING A POWER PLANT IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND POSSIBLE IN 2011 - 01/05/11 07:10 AM
Did you know that BUILDING A POWER PLANT IN ST MARY'S MARYLAND is POSSIBLE IN 2011 A POWER PLANT, that would turn solar energy into electricity, is being seriously considered in St Mary's MD, in case you missed reading about this in The County Times, by Guy Leonard Staff Writer. An unnamed developer proposes to lease 20 acres of the 1,020, acres to build this POWER PLANT facility, providing plans meet review requirements as well as mandates from the Public Service Commission. Peter Dunbar, director of the POWER PLANT Research Program at DNR had informed the County Commissioners that they were (2 comments)
Anything I ask about your finances should be helpful to YOU in BUYING A HOUSE. HOUSE SEARCH YOU need to know the financial requirements needed to buy a house so that YOU won't be disappointed. Unless YOU qualify for 100% financing through the VA or US Rural Development programs YOU need a down payment. The minimum down payment will be 31/2% of the sales price, if you qualify for an FHA loan. YOU need to know your credit history (2 comments)
BUYING A HOUSE - FIND THE HOME LOAN THAT FITS YOUR NEEDS - 01/03/11 10:10 AM
BUYING A HOUSE - FIND THE HOME LOAN THAT FITS YOUR NEEDS You have been asking for information about which HOME LOAN is best for YOU. Here is an informational article to help YOU make choices. The attached article by G. M. Filsko should begin to answer YOUR questions about HOME LOANS. I am MARGARET C. ready to represent YOU as your Buyer's Agent CALL NOW 301 481 8407 HOME SEARCH
Find the Home Loan that Fits Your Needs Understand which mortgage loan is best for you so your budget is not stretched too thin. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles (0 comments)
TWO MAJOR PRODUCERS OF CREDIT SCORES ARE CHANGING HOW THEY EVALUATE CONSUMERS’ RISKS OF DEFAULT - 01/02/11 08:44 AM
Did you know TWO MAJOR PRODUCERS OF CREDIT SCORES ARE CHANGING HOW THEY EVALUATE CONSUMERS' RISKS OF DEFAULT? YOU have been asking what changes Lenders are implementing to determine your credit worthiness. Here is some important information. Coming to Lenders in 2011: VantageScore 2.0 and FICO 8 Mortgage Score. What does this mean to YOU? It means the next time YOU apply for a loan different penalties or rewards could impact your credit score. How did the companies, that evaluate Credit scores, determine these new methods? They researched and completed an analysis of numerous consumer credit files looking for repayment behavior (5 comments)
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