maryland: Parkville, Maryland (21234) Real Estate Housing Market Report - December 2008 - Baltimore County Homes for Sale - 01/17/09 10:16 AM
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE PARKVILLE, MARYLAND REAL ESTATE HOUSING MARKET?
Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.   ZIP Code Statistics - <$100K to >$5M Format
ZIP Code: 21234 Parkville, MD From: 12/01/2008 to 12/31/2008                Statistics generated on: 01/07/2009

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. - MLS Resale DataCopyright 2009 - Information deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.
WHAT DOES THIS DATA SUGGEST? (IN MIKE'S OPINION)
There is good news and mostly bad news!  Good news is that homes are still selling in the Parkville Real Estate Housing Market in Baltimore County Maryland.  The bad news is that the prices have come down significantly from last December, total volume of … (0 comments)

maryland: Rosedale, Maryland (21237) Real Estate Housing Market Report - December 2008 - Baltimore County Homes for Sale - 01/17/09 10:15 AM
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE ROSEDALE, MARYLAND REAL ESTATE HOUSING MARKET?
Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.   ZIP Code Statistics - <$100K to >$5M Format
ZIP Code: 21237 Rosedale, MD From: 12/01/2008 to 12/31/2008                Statistics generated on: 01/07/2009

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. - MLS Resale DataCopyright 2009 - Information deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.
WHAT DOES THIS DATA SUGGEST? (IN MIKE'S OPINION)
There is a lot of good news and a little bad news!  Good news is that homes are selling in the Rosedale Real Estate Housing Market in Baltimore County Maryland.  The total volume is up over 60% compared to December of 2007.  The days on … (0 comments)

maryland: Towson, Maryland (21286) Real Estate Housing Market Report - December 2008 - Baltimore County Homes for Sale - 01/17/09 10:14 AM
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE TOWSON, MARYLAND REAL ESTATE HOUSING MARKET?
Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.   ZIP Code Statistics - <$100K to >$5M Format
ZIP Code: 21286 Towson, MD From: 12/01/2008 to 12/31/2008                Statistics generated on: 01/07/2009

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. - MLS Resale DataCopyright 2009 - Information deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.
WHAT DOES THIS DATA SUGGEST? (IN MIKE'S OPINION)
There is good news and mostly bad news!  Good news is that the number of homes that have sold in the Towson Real Estate Housing Market in Baltimore County Maryland are up from last December slightly.  However, the bad news is that total volume is down … (0 comments)

maryland: Abingdon, Maryland (21009) Real Estate Housing Market Report - December 2008 - Harford County Homes For Sale - 01/17/09 10:13 AM
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE ABINGDON, MARYLAND REAL ESTATE HOUSING MARKET?
Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.   ZIP Code Statistics - <$100K to >$5M Format
ZIP Code: 21009 Abingdon, MD From: 12/01/2008 to 12/31/2008                Statistics generated on: 01/07/2009

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. - MLS Resale DataCopyright 2009 - Information deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.
WHAT DOES THIS DATA SUGGEST? (IN MIKE'S OPINION)
There is good news and mostly bad news!  Good news is that 30 homes in the Abingdon Real Estate Housing Market in Harford County Maryland did sell in December of 2008.  The bad news is basically everything esle, total volume is down significantly, prices have come down significantly, days on market are … (0 comments)

maryland: Forest Hill, Maryland (21050) Real Estate Housing Market Report - December 2008 - Harford County Homes for sale - 01/17/09 10:13 AM
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE FOREST HILL, MARYLAND REAL ESTATE HOUSING MARKET?
Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.   ZIP Code Statistics - <$100K to >$5M Format
ZIP Code: 21050 Forest Hill, MD From: 12/01/2008 to 12/31/2008                Statistics generated on: 01/07/2009

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. - MLS Resale DataCopyright 2009 - Information deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.
WHAT DOES THIS DATA SUGGEST? (IN MIKE'S OPINION)
There is good news and mostly bad news!  Good news is that there were a few homes in the Forest Hill Real Estate Housing Market in Harford County Maryland did sell in December of 2008.  The bad news is basically everything esle, total volume is down significantly, prices have come down significantly, days … (0 comments)

maryland: Joppa, Maryland (21085) Real Estate Housing Market Report - December 2008 - Harford County Homes for sale - 01/17/09 10:11 AM
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE JOPPA, MARYLAND REAL ESTATE HOUSING MARKET?
Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.   ZIP Code Statistics - <$100K to >$5M Format
ZIP Code: 21085 Joppa, MD From: 12/01/2008 to 12/31/2008                Statistics generated on: 01/07/2009

Source: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. - MLS Resale DataCopyright 2009 - Information deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.
WHAT DOES THIS DATA SUGGEST? (IN MIKE'S OPINION)
There is mostly good news!  It appears that the Joppa Real Estate Housing Market in Harford County Maryland is one of the few areas that has seen a significant increase in just about everything: Total volume up over 150%, Total Units up over 120%, Average … (0 comments)

maryland: ANYTIME FITNESS COMES TO PERRY HALL IN BALTIMORE COUNTY MARYLAND! - 01/10/09 12:41 PM

ANYTIME FITNESS is located in the HONEYGO VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER (right next to Manhattan Grill) in the "NEW AVENUE" in Perry Hall (Baltimore County, Maryland).  They have ALL of the latest Cutting-Edge Cardio Equipment, with ALL of the strength machines that you could need.  Tanning is also offered.  THE BEST PART IS IT IS OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY AND 7 DAYS A WEEK - HENCE THE NAME ANYTIME FITNESS!  It is excellent for any type of professional that works "CRAZY HOURS" like real estate agents and I have found it to be very easy to go whenever I want … (0 comments)

maryland: Granite Counters - Do you know anyone who will repair/fix existing countertops in Maryland? - 01/10/09 12:28 PM
As many of you know, I had to live with the most unpleasant experience several months ago of finding out that my granite counters that were initially installed in my home has a crack in them and had to be replaced.  After learning about this I immediately contacted my builder and they had to eventually wind up replacing all of the counters in the kitchen.  The fortunate thing was that I was able to salvage all of the granite that was not damaged which was 99.99% of it and kept it in my basement until I was ready to finish it.  The … (10 comments)

maryland: HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GARAGE! - 01/10/09 12:12 PM
There are many different ways that you can use your garage to be beneficial to you.  I decided that since I was getting ready to finish my basement that I would hire a contractor to come in and install some shelving for me to store my extra "seasonal items" (like holiday decorations, beach things, baby stuff, etc).  Take a look at the BEFORE and AFTER to see just how much we can actually store up there.  The contractor installed a shelf that was 4 feet out from the wall and 15 feet long.  That is a lot of extra square footage … (2 comments)

maryland: REDUCED AGAIN! WHAT A STEAL! NOW ONLY $150,000 - 01/10/09 07:10 AM

INTRODUCING 820 South Rose StreetEND OF GROUP IN CANTON
BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLANDNEWLY PRICED AT $150,000
Featuring!Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 1.5

DESCRIPTION: PRIME LOCATION JUST STEPS FROM THE CAN COMPANY & A FEW SHORT BLOCKS 2 THE PARK! THIS IS TRULY ONE OF THE LARGEST END OF GROUPS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD with Front, Side, and Rear Entrances, NEWER Furnace, NEWER Hot Water Heater, UPDATED Electric, NEWER Roof, Replacement Windows thru-out! JUST ADD YOUR FINISHING TOUCHES & MOVE RIGHT IN **SOLD AS IS** THIS IS THE DEAL YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!
      

If you are considering listing and selling your Baltimore County or Harford County Maryland real estate, … (1 comments)

maryland: Top Office Individual Producer - 2008 - Top Listing Agent & Top Selling Agent - 01/10/09 07:03 AM

Well, It's Official and the NUMBERS ARE IN!  I was just informed two days ago that I was the Top Office Individual Producer for 2008!  This includes the Top Individual Agent in Listings and the Top Individual Agent in Sales!  If you are considering working with a real estate agent in the Greater Baltimore or Harford County Area, I would be more than happy to speak with you for a private consultation.  Just pick up the phone and give me a call or CONTACT ME HERE!

     

If you are considering listing and selling your Baltimore County or Harford … (0 comments)

maryland: Homes Magazine - Does Your Real Estate Agent Use It? - Baltimore County, Harford County, Cecil County, Real Estate - 01/10/09 06:47 AM
Does your Real Estate Agent actively market your home to ensure the optimum exposure for your home?  I have a full color dedicated page in every issue of the local homes magazine where I feature up to 8 of my listings for my sellers.  It is located right next to the index in every issue of the homes magazine and is distributed to ALL of Harford County, Cecil County, and Northeastern Baltimore County.  Because I am a regular customer/client of the magazine, I also have the ability to feature my listings on the FRONT COVER (as seen below)!

     

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maryland: Open Houses in Perry Hall - Baltimore County Luxury Homes for Sale - OPEN SATURDAY 1/10/09 1:00PM - 3:00PM - 01/05/09 10:46 AM
Are you looking for new luxury homes for sale in Perry Hall, Maryland in Baltimore County?  If so, consider visiting my listing below this Saturday 1/10/09 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM:
5310 MYERS ORCHARD WAYORCHARD CROSSINGMLS #BC6830282BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLANDPERRY HALL, MD (21128)
OFFERED AT $449,900

DESCRIPTION: NEWLY PRICED AT $449,900!  TRUE LUXURY LIVING IN PERRY HALL, MARYLAND!  This Amazing Home Has Over 4000+ Finished Square Feet with over $65,000 in Upgrades and Many of today's most coveted Amenities:  Stone Front, Gourmet Kitchen with Granite Counters, a Huge Island with Breakfast Bar, Double Oven, 42" Cabinets, and even an extended area for extra table space too with a sliders … (6 comments)

maryland: What is the Homestead Tax Credit? - Maryland Real Estate Information - 01/03/09 10:48 AM
To help homeowners deal with large assessment increases (that were experienced during the boom years), Maryland State Law has established the Homestead Property Tax Credit.  The Homestead Credit limits or caps the increase in taxable assessments each year to a fixed percentage.  Every County and Municipality in Maryland is required to set a Homestead cap that limits taxable assessment increases to 10% or less each year.  NOTE - The Homestead Tax Credit applies only to the principal residence of the property owner and is based on the total market value for the dwelling and land associated with that dwelling.
Homestead Tax … (0 comments)

maryland: HOW TO FILE AN APPEAL TO YOUR PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICE IN MARYLAND - 01/03/09 10:35 AM
Maryland State Law requires that all real property be revalued at least every three years.  If you feel that your property's Total New Market Value is incorrect, you have the right to appeal your tax assessment notice.  A three step appeal process is available to protect the property owner from an incorrect assessment.  The first level appeal is with the local assessment office.  The second and third level appeals are with the Property Tax Assessment Appeal Boards and the Maryland Tax Court.  These are independant agencies that are copmletely separate from the Department of Assessments and Taxation.  At each level in … (0 comments)

maryland: Baltimore County Property Tax Assessment - Maryland Real Estate - 01/03/09 10:24 AM
Did you get your NEW Baltimore County Tax Assessment Notice for 2009in the mail?  I did and let me tell you, I was surprised to see how much they actually lowered my assessed value.  However, IMO (In My Opinion) it is not low enough considering the recent sales activity in my immediate neighborhood area.
SO WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOU FEEL YOUR BALTIMORE COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT IS TOO HIGH?
If you feel that your property's TOTAL NEW MARKET VALUE is incorrect, the SIMPLE answer is, YOU FILE AN APPEAL!  For more information on what you need to do to … (0 comments)

maryland: Baltimore County Real Estate - New Home Listings in Parkville Maryland - December 2008 - 12/31/08 09:24 AM
See ALL of the NEW BALTIMORE COUNTY PARKVILLE REAL ESTATE HOME LISTINGS FOR SALE IN PARKVILLE MARYLAND that were just listed active in the local MLS system.  If you have any interest and/or questions regarding any of the properties contained in the link below, feel free to CONTACT ME personally and I will do my best to help you with ALL of your real estate needs.  The first real step in the home buying process is learning what you can comfortably afford to purchase by speaking with a LOAN OFFICER.  If you don't already have a loan officer that you are working with, I would be more … (2 comments)

maryland: Baltimore County Real Estate - New Home Listings in Nottingham Maryland - December 2008 - 12/31/08 09:03 AM
See ALL of the NEW BALTIMORE COUNTY NOTTINGHAM REAL ESTATE HOME LISTINGS FOR SALE IN NOTTINGHAM MARYLAND that were just listed active in the local MLS system.  If you have any interest and/or questions regarding any of the properties contained in the link below, feel free to CONTACT ME personally and I will do my best to help you with ALL of your real estate needs.  The first real step in the home buying process is learning what you can comfortably afford to purchase by speaking with a LOAN OFFICER.  If you don't already have a loan officer that you are working with, I would be more … (0 comments)

maryland: Baltimore County Real Estate - Homes for Sale in Perry Hall Maryland - NEW HOME LISTINGS - DECEMBER 2008 - 12/30/08 11:29 AM
See ALL of the NEW BALTIMORE COUNTY PERRY HALL REAL ESTATE HOME LISTINGS FOR SALE IN PERRY HALL MARYLAND that were just listed active in the local MLS system in DECEMBER 2008.  If you have any interest and/or questions regarding any of the properties contained in the link below, feel free to CONTACT ME personally and I will do my best to help you with ALL of your real estate needs.  The first real step in the home buying process is learning what you can comfortably afford to purchase by speaking with a LOAN OFFICER.  If you don't already have a loan officer that you are working with, … (0 comments)

maryland: IS YOUR AGENT REALLY YOUR AGENT? HOW CAN YOU BE SURE? (Maryland Real Estate) - 12/27/08 04:50 AM
As soon as you BEGIN DISCUSSIONS with a real estate agent in Maryland, you should understand what type of agency relationship or representation exists between you and the agent.  There are four kinds of agency relationships in Maryland: Seller Agency, Buyer Agency, Dual Agency, and Intra-Company Agency.
SELLER AGENCY:
Seller Agency is the "traditional" agency relationship.  Simply put, the listing and cooperating ("selling") agents are agents of the seller.  THEIR DUTIES OF REASONABLE CARE ARE TO THE SELLER!
SELLER AGENTS, AS WITH ALL AGENTS, ARE OBLIGATED BY A CODE OF ETHICS:
To respond HONESTLY to questions about the property from the … (0 comments)

 
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