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Open Houses in Anne Arundel County for April 16, 2011 and April 17, 2011 - 04/15/11 10:44 AM
Open Houses in Anne Arundel County for April 16, 2011 and April 17, 2011 After you finish up filing your Federal and state taxes, it's time to hit the road and find a new home upon which to spend your tax refund!!! There are a 145 open houses in Anne Arundel County this weekend (April 16, 2011 and April 17, 2011), with more than 48 open houses just in the greater Annapolis Maryland area alone. There something open in almost every corner of Anne Arundel County, from Annapolis to Severna Park, from Harwood to Pasadena, and all points in between. For a list (0 comments)
Buy A Home Under Market Value In 30 Day or Less In Annapolis Maryland - 04/10/11 03:58 PM
Buy A Home Under Market Value In 30 Day or Less In Annapolis Maryland Do you know a bargain when you see one? Are you looking for a diamond in the rough? Are you looking to buy the most house you can for the lease amount? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then purchasing a foreclosure or bank owned home may be right for you. There is an unprecedented selection of luxury homes, townhomes, and condominiums on the market in addition to more modest homes. With nearly 1 in 10 homes currently on the market a distressed (0 comments)
Questions and Answers: On Waterfront Homes Which Side Is The Front? - 04/10/11 10:30 AM
Questions and Answers: On Waterfront Homes Which Side Is The Front? Have you ever wondered why waterfront homes are considered to have their front doors facing the water? The answer comes from the Anne Arundel County Planning and Zoning website: Q: Why is the front yard of a waterfront property different from a non-waterfront property? A: On non-waterfront property, the front of a structure is oriented to the road. However, on waterfront property, since the orientation of the structure is to the water, the water side is considered the front yard. With more than 533 miles of waterfront in Anne Arundel (0 comments)
Coldwell Banker Market Watch - April 2011 - 04/09/11 09:52 AM
SPRING IS FINALLY SPRINGING Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Now that spring has finally sprung, the main question on everyone's mind is how strong is the spring market? While it's still too early to make any solid statements on the overall spring selling season, news of multiple offers are coming in from various regions across multiple price brackets. This activity indicates that buyers are prevalent and are acting on those opportunities where they perceive value. Additionally, the homes that are in good condition are making the most impression. A recent study by Coldwell Banker Real Estate surveyed 300 first-time homebuyers who (0 comments)
Open Houses in Anne Arundel County for April 9, 2011 and April 10, 2011 - 04/08/11 08:41 AM
Open Houses in Anne Arundel County for April 9, 2011 and April 10, 2011 What do cherry blossom trees and open houses have in common? They're everywhere in the Spring. So, if an abundance of flowering trees doesn't make you sneeze and your nose run and you're shopping for a home this weekend (April 9, 2011 and April 10, 2011), you have over 124 open houses to choose from in Anne Arundel County, with more than 50 open houses just in the greater Annapolis Maryland area alone. There something open in almost every corner of Anne Arundel County, from Annapolis to Severna Park, (1 comments)
The Russians Are Coming and They're Spending Their Money - 04/06/11 11:26 AM
The Russians Are Coming and They're Spending Their Money The Russians are coming and apparently their spending plenty of money on real estate. According to a recent Associated Press report Russian billionaire Yuri Milner has paid an estimated $100M for a Silicon Valley California luxury home. That's a lot of Rubbles!!! The AP reports states that: Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, a big investor in Facebook, daily deal website Groupon and "Farmville" game maker Zynga, bought the lavish, 25,500-square-foot mansion in Los Altos Hills, Calif. The sale is believed to be one of the largest in U.S. history for a single-family home. (1 comments)
OPEN HOUSE - 4678 Shelley Lane, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043 - April 10, 2011 1 to 4 PM - 04/06/11 09:43 AM
OPEN HOUSE - 4678 Shelley Lane, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043 - April 10, 2011 1 to 4 PM Classic colonial on the outside, entertainer's delight on the inside! Three finished levels of gracious living. Open floor plan on main level with great room, gas fireplace, with easy access to screened porch/deck. Updated kitchen with granite. The lower level is all tricked out for fun and entertainment, wet bar, exercise room, bedroom and full bathroom. Backs to woods, flag lot, and hillside location make for a private location. Featuring three finished levels, five bedrooms, three full bathrooms, 1 half bath, and 2 car (1 comments)
Market Update - Bestgate Corridor, Annapolis, Maryland 21401 - 04/03/11 04:04 PM
Market Update - Bestgate Corridor, Annapolis, Maryland 21401 The Bestgate Corridor primarily consists of seven communities located along Bestgate Road starting at Route 50 heading towards the Annapolis Mall. These communities include: Tidewater Colony, Windgate, Rivergate, Creekside Cove, Admiral's Reach, Sea Breeze, and Scott's Crossing. There are both townhomes and condominiums at Tidewater Colony and Windgate. Townhomes only at Creekside Cove and Sea Breeze. And, condos only at Rivergate, Admiral's Reach and Scott's Crossing. Only Tidewater Colony and Admiral's Reach have community amenities, including pool, tennis courts, club house and work out facility. Search for condos for sale along Bestgate Road (1 comments)
Questions and Answers: How Do I Find My Home On The Internet? - 04/02/11 09:33 AM
Questions and Answers: How Do I Find My Home On The Internet? In preparation for a meeting with a client, I decided it would be a good idea to show them all the places that their home is promoted online. In the Washington, DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas, Metropolitan Information Regional Systems, Inc.(better known as "MRIS") is the local multiple listing service (also known as the "MLS"). On their website, you can find a good explanation of just what an MLS is and how it works. While the MLS is the real estate professional core tool for listing promotion, it's the (2 comments)
Open Houses in Anne Arundel County for April 2, 2011 and April 3, 2011 - 04/01/11 08:26 PM
Open Houses in Anne Arundel County for April 2, 2011 and April 3, 2011 Winter just doesn't want to let go but open houses are everywhere. If you're shopping for a home this weekend (April 2, 2011 and April 3, 2011), you have over 145 open houses to choose from in Anne Arundel County, with more than 50 open houses just in the greater Annapolis Maryland area alone. There something open in almost every corner of Anne Arundel County, from Annapolis to Severna Park, from Harwood to Pasadena, and all points in between. For a list of open houses this weekend (1 comments)
Questions and Answers: What Exactly Is A Short Sale? - 04/01/11 08:14 AM
Questions and Answers: What Exactly Is A Short Sale? A short sale occurs when a home is sold for less than what is owed on it. It often means that the owner has an outstanding mortgage loan balance this is greater than what the owner can sell the home for in today's real estate market. That is the most common application of the term short sale in real estate today but there are other meanings too. It could simply mean that the home is being sold for less than what the owner paid for it, irregardless of how much is owed since the (3 comments)
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