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Interest Rates Lowest since 1971? - 08/31/10 07:58 AM
I was recently looking over rates and noticed that these could be the lowest interest rates since 1971!!! Understanding that rates are this low is such a great piece to the homeownership puzzle. If you are thinking about buying in Southern Maryland, or anywhere for that matter; NOW is the time to do it! With Interest Rates at really low levels, and house prices that have taken a dip over the last few years, I really believe it is the perfect time to buy a home. If you are looking anywhere in Southern Maryland for a home, I can help. In Fact (0 comments)
St. Michael's School in Ridge Maryland Facebook Page - 08/29/10 10:16 PM
Hello Everyone just wanted everyone to know that St. Michael's School in Ridge Maryland has opened a new Facebook page to inform everyone of their "goings-on" We would love you to follow the page and share what a great School this is and another reason to live in Rural Southern Maryland. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ridge-MD/St-Michaels-School/150978838260977
Most Recent Listings: 44670 Willow Oak Ct #44670, California, MD 20619Price: $215,000, Beds: 2, Baths: 2, MLS#: SM7300274Subdivision: WILDEWOOD, Listing Office: Leonard Realty, Inc. 23140 Cobblestone Ln #408, California, MD 20619Price: $142,000, Beds: 2, Baths: 2, MLS#: SM7421634Subdivision: WILDEWOOD, Listing Office: Century 21 New Millennium44595 Birch Way, California, MD 20619Price: $330,000, Beds: 4, Baths: 2, MLS#: SM7414095Subdivision: WILDEWOOD, Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage23388 Black Oak Ct, California, MD 20619Price: $207,500, Beds: 3, (1 comments)
St. Marys County Maryland Monster Rockfish Tournament - 08/27/10 10:54 AM
Thought i would share with you all the Monster Rockfish Tournament is scheduled in Southern Maryland for October 30th 2010 and October 31st 2010! This Tournament is put on by BAMM Enterprises in association with The Greenwell Foundation.This Tournament will take place along the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and it Tributaries! Whats Really Great About this tournament is the Rockfish Festival that follows. Lots of fun for everyone! Should be a real blast.
http://stmarysmdtourism.blogspot.com/2010/07/fish-in-monster-rockfish-tournament.htm l (1 comments)
Photo by Carol Highsmith If market leadership is your quest, as a luxury real estate marketing professional, your goal is to be the first luxury real estate agent to come to mind in your marketplace. You actually want to become a celebrity in your local area. Think of a famous living, modern, avant garde, architect. Who comes to mind, first? Chances are, if you are interested in modern architecture, you (2 comments)
Southern Maryland Real Estate Report - 08/25/10 11:55 AM
The Southern Maryland Housing Market although not as bad as the rest of the country still shows signs of hanging in there. Prices have dropped year over year pointing to some great deals to be had, also with the inventory levels showing signs of normalcy their is still a market to sell. (0 comments)
Advice for a stress free move - 08/23/10 08:34 AM
Great Post that is worth Sharing. If you are planning on moving in Southern Maryland. Call me I can help with your relocation plans anywhere! 410-610-9032 Via Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO (Steinborn & Associates Real Estate): Whether it is across town or across the country. The Evelyn Bruder Real Estate Dream Team understands that the moving process is integral to relocating, and it is one of the great anxiety producing parts of relocation.
You are not alone. We are with you every step of the way. Today we want to give you our 5 best moving tips. Your peace (1 comments)
Southern Maryland Public School Links - 08/21/10 08:57 AM
After my last post on Calvert County Public Schools I thought a link to all of the local Public Schools in Southern Maryland might help anyone looking to relocate to Southern Maryland.
also a link to my favorite local School St. Michael's School in Ridge Maryland! Saint Michael's School Ridge Maryland St. Mary's County Public Schools Calvert County Public Schools Charles County Public Schools
Southern Maryland Schools have improved so much over the years. Calvert County is a great place to move to.
Solving the Foreclosure Crisis - One Person At a Time! - 08/21/10 08:19 AM
This is really a great post. I wanted to share it. Via LISA ORME, Broker/REALTOR®, ABR, CRS, GRI, PSCS, SFR, Notary Public (The Master's Key Realty LLC): Clearly the economy is in crisis. I've listed three foreclosure homes this week, and each one of those homes had a sad story to tell. Foreclosures do NOT happen quickly. Each of these homes showed the evidence of long term hardship before they went to foreclosure. Deferred maintenance was only part of the story. I am reminded that the lives of the people were affected even more than their homes. While the government seeks to institute (2 comments)
Southern Maryland Foreclosures - 08/18/10 01:14 PM
With some recent experience in Southern Maryland Foreclosures, I thought I would share the experiences. Its funny that I think the foreclosures have been relatively easy considering. So far my purchasers have all been happy with their foreclosure transactions. I think that i went into these transactions as if they were haunted houses, that needed to be town down, in fact it was the opposite. My clients for example purchased a home that is about 50 thousand dollars under market... The house has granite countertops, cherry cabinets and most of the stainless steel appliances were still in the house. This home (0 comments)
Maintain Gutters for Home Structural Integrity - 08/18/10 01:01 PM
I thought with all of the recent rainstorms, this was a good post. Via Anne Ortiz (Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta): Gutters perform an essential job on every home, but due to their location are often overlooked as a maintenance item. Build-up of debris in gutters not only causes blockage of roof runoff which can infiltrate the walls of a home, but contributes to the deterioration and sagging of the gutters themselves. All gutters should be checked regularly and cleaned as needed. The best time to check the function of gutters and downspouts is during a heavy rainstorm. It is also important to (0 comments)
FHA Changes MIP Calculation ...Again - 08/16/10 05:20 PM
In Case you missed it. Via Steve Combs (First County Mortgage): STATEMENT BY DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY VICKI BOTT Tuesday, August 10, 2010
“Last week, FHA Commissioner David H. Stevens announced plans for implementing FHA’s new mortgage insurance premium structure. As we work to publish a Mortgagee Letter, it is our intention to announce that based on industry feedback and our desire to have this change implemented successfully in the marketplace, FHA will make the premium fee changes on all new case numbers effective October 4, 2010.
“Over this past week, the industry responded with support of the (0 comments)
We Received Your Payments On Time but are Foreclosing Anyway! - 08/13/10 07:08 AM
WOW! Can you say unbelievable!!!! Via Larry Bettag - Cherry Creek Mortgage: I'm really seeing something wierd going on here: Mortgage Compaines blowing up. Mortgage companies thriving. Clients are making the shift. Big box lenders are so big that they're collapsing on top of their own clients. I'm dealing with a top three lender rignt now... As an Attorney! I've been contacted by the client. The lender had been accepting the mortgage payments, cashing them in and, oh yes.....reporting to the credit bureaus that they hadn't made a payment for nine months and therefore the big box lender began the foreclosure process. I've (2 comments)
Ridge Maryland Volunteer Fire Department Annual Carnival - 08/07/10 09:38 AM
I love the carnival, so I thought i would share the Ridge Maryland Volunteer Fire Department Carnival is this weekend at the Ridge Maryland Fire department Fairground. Lots of fun, bingo, games, rides, bracelets 15.00 to ride all night...family packs avail too.....come enjoy crab cakes (fresh and homemade), fries, burgers, funnel cakes, carnival pizza and of course soda and beer.....nightly bike drawings..nightly prizes each night.... (1 comments)
Grandma's House... - 08/07/10 08:51 AM
This is truly a great article, I just came across it and LOVED it! The story really brought back memories for me and I just had to share it. Via René Fabre (The Talon Group): Grandma’s House… We moved from the Renton Highlands to the Earlington neighborhood in 1958. Grandma and Grandpa moved that same year. Grandma just couldn’t bear to leave the neighborhood where she was surrounded by relatives and friends of so many years. Grandpa acquiesced, and they moved across the street. The high school was expanding their campus and building a tennis court. George and Pauline had to go. (0 comments)
Ready, Willing ...BUT are You ABLE? - 08/05/10 09:19 AM
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Via Steve Combs (First County Mortgage): You've made the decision "I'm Ready to Buy a Home" and so if you're willing to start the process, you're either a) waiting patiently for your rental lease to end and going to start looking at homes a few months beforehand OR b) you're trying to determine the best way to sell your home the quickest and with the highest net profit. Of course, if you're in the later group, you should contact (0 comments)
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