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Crofton MD Real Estate - The Tiers Of Walden - 07/30/09 05:19 PM
There are condos and there are condos. The Crofton MD real estate area has several condo sub-divisions. One of the most unique condo buildings in Crofton are located at "The Tiers of Walden." For Realtors, condos are mainly a form of ownership. In short, condominium ownership is from the walls in. From the walls out is owned by the condominium association. Not to complicate things too much but there are modified forms of condo ownership as well. For buyers, condominiums could be something entirely different. I'm talking about style here. We're all familiar with the "condo style" building. Multiple floors, possibly (3 comments)
Crofton MD Foreclosures - 07/29/09 10:31 PM
Foreclosed properties have a tremendous appeal to first time home buyers and investors. The appeal is well deserved because there can be some great opportunities in purchasing a bank owned property. Like any other home purchase, precautions need to be taken when purchasing a foreclosure. As a full time Realtor working in the Annapolis, Bowie and Crofton, MD real estate area, I frequently get asked about lists of foreclosed properties. Anyone wanting a list of Crofton MD foreclosed properties, or any other surrounding area, can obtain one free of charge by emailing me at Rich@RichSellsHomes.com. All you need to do (1 comments)
Crofton MD Real Estate - Walden Fairways Sub-Division - 07/29/09 10:30 AM
Crofton, MD has many homes for sale in several diverse communities. Whether you like traditional or modern, classic or newer, large lot no lot, Crofton has it all. Tucked inside the Walden Golf Course and right next to the Walden Pool, is the Fairways sub-division. Only two streets and 53 homes can be found at Fairways. The homes were built in the early to mid 90s, and are all single family models. Many of the homes in Fairways have a pretty unique design. One of the models has living on 4 levels. Family room in the lower level, LR, DR and (0 comments)
Davidsonville, MD Real Estate - Attrition Rate - 07/27/09 06:09 PM
Davidsonville MD is one of the most attractive destinations in the Anne Arundel real estate area. Zip code 21035 certainly has some of the most expensive and exquisite homes for sale. The family income in Davidsonville from the 2000 Census was over $104,000/family. Most of Davidsonville homes are situated on parcels of land of over an acre. It retains a distinct rural feel, while being easily accessible to the Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington, DC employment markets. Davidsonville is nestled between Crofton and Annapolis, in Anne Arundel County, MD. 20 of the current 90 homes on the market in Davidsonville are listed (3 comments)
Anne Arundel County MD Home Buyers - How Can You Find What School Your Children Will Attend? - 07/26/09 01:39 PM
One of the more important questions that buyers of Anne Arundel County homes ask their Realtor is; "What schools will my children be attending?" Some agents are reluctant to answer the question because of potential liability issues. No problem, anyone with access to the internet can get the answer directly. In some communities it's pretty easy answering that question, while in other, it's not. The surefire way to know is to visit the Anne Arundel County Schools website. This can help you locate the schools associated with any address in the county. The graphic on the right shows the navigation menu (2 comments)
Crofton MD Real Estate - Crofton Commons Subdivision - 07/26/09 12:10 PM
Crofton, MD is comprised of a diverse selection of housing in many great sub-divisions, spread throughout the entire Crofton, MD real estate area. Crofton homes are some of the most sought after in the area. Crofton Commons is one of the townhouse communities located inside the "Crofton Triangle." The "Crofton Triangle" is that area bounded by Rt. 3, Rt. 424, and Rt. 450. The growth of Crofton over the years has spread well beyond the original Crofton Triangle boundaries. Crofton Commons comprises a sub-division of 92 townhouses, build in the mid-1970's. Most of the units are three level but there are some (0 comments)
Maryland - PG County Down Payment Assistance Program - 07/23/09 05:39 AM
1st time home buyers in Prince George's County, Maryland, have a down payment assistance program which can qualify buyers for grants of up to $20,000. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program can provide down payment or closing cost assistance in the form of a deferred loan. Stay in the house for 10 years and the loan doesn't have to be paid back. Here are some of the details and more can be seen on this PG County link: Loans will be made on foreclosed homes only. 33 PG County zip codes qualify for the program. The program does have income limits. Only qualified (9 comments)
Odenton, MD homes sales were basically flat when compared to June of last year. While the total dollar volume was down slightly, -3.7%, the number of units sold were higher by three. The range between $200,000 - $299,999 was the most robust. This is also the price range most often associated with first time homebuyers. For that matter, first time homebuyers better get moving if they want to be considered for the $8,000 first time homebuyes tax credit. This gift from the government expires unless a home is settled on by November 30, 2009. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity for (2 comments)
11 fewer homes sold in Crofton, MD in June, when compared with June of last year. As you can see, the most robust price range for Crofton home sales continues to be the $200,000 - $299,999 price range. This is the price range favored by most first time homebuyers. This year, and until November 30th, first time homebuyers may be eligible for an $8,000 first time homebuyers tax credit from the government. In order to qualify the home must be purchased and settled by November 30, 2009. The year is half over so don't miss this opportunity. Crofton has also (0 comments)
There Are Many Reasons For The Housing Collapse - Here's A Congressional Report On The History Of One - 07/10/09 11:09 AM
Few will doubt that the housing collapse has many partners, but one of the recurring themes is the role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in our current financial crisis. The Congress has issued a report, "The Role of Government Affordable Housing Policy in Creating the Global Financial Crisis of 2008." A couple of the conclusions which are detailed in the report are: Political pressure on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac led to the erosion of responsible lending practices. Housing prices outpaced income due mainly to lower downpayment requirements. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were leaders in risky mortgage lending practices. (54 comments)
Thankful Thursday - A Vision of Thanks In Stained Glass - 07/09/09 10:47 PM
"People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
My Social Networking Plan Is Simple - 07/07/09 07:10 AM
I do have a Social Networking Business Plan. It's pretty simple really, and I don't confuse "social" social networking with "business" social networking. Like all of you, I do run a business, and my social networking plan directs my efforts to those aspects that can grow my business. Sometimes I wander, but not often. There are far too many things out there that are just "time wasters." It's cute to Tweet but I don't believe that you'll find any agent who can tell you that they derive most of their business from Twitter. Same with Facebook, Linked In, Yammer, MySpace, etc. I'm talking about solid (83 comments)
New, Single Family Home Construction, Crofton MD - Chaney's Grant - 07/06/09 01:08 PM
The first single family home new construction to hit the Crofton, MD real estate market in a long time, is available at Chaney's Grant. The Chaney's Grant site is home to 15 building lots right in the middle of Crofton, MD. Crofton, MD is an ideal location for families relocating into the area because of it's proximity to Washington, DC, Baltimore and Annapolis, MD. Prices at Chaney's Grant start at $550,000 for the Potomac I model and scale up to $675,000 for the 3,276 square foot Chester model. The actual model house, The Severn, shown below is available for $675,000. This (0 comments)
Photoshop - ROT Grid - 07/04/09 10:24 PM
What the heck is a ROT Grid? Well, serious photographers know all about the "Rule of Thirds," or ROT. Here's the Wikipedia reference for the Rule of Thirds. If you want to get serious about taking better pictures, you can find more information by Googling, "Photography Rule of Thirds," and read some of the tutorials. The Rule of Thirds is sort of like the sweetspot on a tennis racket. There are a lot of versions of Photoshop, both PC and Mac, but I think that this should work the same on most of them. In the Photoshop Edit Menu, pull it (8 comments)
The Right Of Citizens To A Peaceful Protest - Annapolis MD Tea Party - 07/02/09 03:12 PM
Annapolis MD, once the Capitol of the United States, held a symbolic Tea Party protest today on the City Dock under spectacular weather. Of course, due to environmental concerns, no tea was actually thrown into the water. A couple of hundred respectful protesters listened to speeches, carried signs and banners, and rallied against the fiscal policies of Local, State and Federal governments. Some of the most vociferous speeches were reserved for Local governmental policies, but no level of government escaped scrutiny. This was a multi-party protest, not against the Obama administration, but against the general lack of fiscal restraint by all (14 comments)
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