leisure world: Condo for sale 15211 Elkridge Way #3E Silver Spring MD 20906 - 11/24/20 08:00 AM
Condo for sale 15211 Elkridge Way #3E
Silver Spring MD 20906
List price $208,000
55+ Leisure World of Maryland - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths top floor condo with cathedral ceilings and enclosed balcony. Spacious Ellicott model with 1,340 sq. ft. interior. Light and bright living room and dining room. Large updated eat-in kitchen with table space and two large windows overlooking green space. Large master bedroom has walk-in closet & master bath w/ step-in shower. Sizable utility room with full size washer & dryer and extra storage. Easy walk from elevator. Extra storage cage.
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leisure world: Vantage Point East in Leisure World Maryland 20906 - 09/02/20 06:01 AM
Vantage Point East in Leisure World Maryland 20906
 
Vantage Point East in Leisure World offers a friendly residential condo community of 190 luxury 2 and 3 bedroom units with many great amenities, services and activities to enjoy the Leisure World relaxed life style. All condos are appointed with full baths, 9-foot ceilings, enclosed balconies, multiple cable TV outlets, Internet access, fire sprinklers and smoke detectors.
 
Enter the inviting lobby, where neighbors and guests are greeted in classic elegance featuring tasteful decor. The adjoining community room is convenient for birthday parties, holiday events, dinner parties, movies, lectures, yoga, games and other fun activities. Three elevators provide … (0 comments)

leisure world: Villa Cortese community in Leisure World of Maryland - 07/19/20 03:41 AM
Villa Cortese community in Leisure World of Maryland
 
Just from its name, the Villa Cortese community in Leisure World of Maryland bespeaks the classical elegances of Italian architecture, design, culture, and fare. In 1994-1996, Italian artisans and Leisure World developers enshrined these elements in a convenient, modern living atmosphere. A four-story garden-style development situated on Pennfield Circle, Villa Cortese allures residents not just with its exterior, but also with its heightened inner senses of community and security.
 
The Villa Cortese buildings make their grand first impressions with flower beds in full bloom against creamy-dreamy pastel façades. Walking paths leading to piazzas provide residents with a European-esque experience amid the well-kept Leisure World … (3 comments)

leisure world: Leisure World of Maryland Golf Course and Club - 07/17/20 07:18 AM
Leisure World of Maryland Golf Course and Club
 
Leisure World of Maryland is a popular 55+ gated community in Silver Spring, Maryland 20906. You will find Leisure World of Maryland offers abroad selection of home choices offering a variety of desirable amenities. This community features two clubhouses, an 18-hole golf course, and an abundance of social activities to appeal to all interests.
The Leisure World Golf Club consists of 3 separate Leagues: Men’s, Ladies 18 Hole, and Ladies 9 Hole. Also, ladies and men can play tournaments with the Maryland Interclub Seniors Golf Association (MISGA). The Leagues and MISGA have reserved tee times on … (0 comments)

leisure world: 14801 Pennfield Cir. #403 condo for sale in Leisure World Maryland - 04/17/20 10:57 AM
14801 Pennfield Cir. #403 condo for sale
in Leisure World Maryland
 
Rarely available 1,633 Sq. Ft. Condo
3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms 
Indoor garage parking space conveys
List Price $399,900
Rarely available extra spacious 1,633 sq ft., H model condo in Villa Cortese with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths located on the top floor of a four-story Garden style building. New neutral paint and carpet throughout. Enjoy this light and bright top floor condo with lovely view from all windows. All white table-space kitchen with large window. Living room and separate dining room with window. Large glass-enclosed sunroom can be accessed from living room or 3rd bedroom/den. Private … (4 comments)

leisure world: 2020 Homebuying Checklist for Leisure World of Maryland - 01/25/20 04:32 AM
2020 Homebuying Checklist for Leisure World of Maryland

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted real estate professional along the way, to help guide you through the homebuying steps specific to your area. … (0 comments)

leisure world: Make the Dream of Leisure World of MD Homeownership a Reality in 2020 - 01/20/20 07:56 AM
Make the Dream of Leisure World of MD Homeownership a Reality in 2020

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message encourages many of us to think about our own dreams, goals, beliefs, and aspirations. For many Americans, one of those common goals is owning a home: a piece of land, a roof over our heads, and a place where our families can grow and flourish.
If you’re dreaming of … (0 comments)

leisure world: National Cut Your Energy Costs Day in Leisure World MD - 01/11/20 07:24 AM
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day in Leisure World MD
Some Highlights: On January 10th of each year, “National Cut Your Energy Costs Day” encourages consumers to reduce their overall energy costs by improving home efficiency. According to Freddie Mac, a typical U.S. family spends $2,200 per year on energy bills. By making energy efficient upgrades, you could reduce your energy bills by up to 30%. To assess the energy efficiency of your home and see how it measures up, take a moment to check out Home Energy Yardstick to calculate your estimated opportunity. Don’t forget to have your energy bills nearby! … (0 comments)

leisure world: 5,300 Reasons to Be Happy You’re a Homeowner - 12/19/19 05:41 AM
5,300 Reasons to Be Happy You’re a Homeowner

Studies have shown that, in many cases, the largest asset a family owns is the house they live in. Over the last twelve months, that asset has gained substantial value.
CoreLogic just released their 2019 3rd Quarter Homeowner Equity Insights Report. The report revealed that:
“U.S. homeowners with mortgages (roughly 64% of all properties) have seen their equity increase by a total of nearly $457 billion since the third quarter 2018, an increase of 5.1%, year over year.”
The equity in a property is determined by comparing the current value of the property against the … (3 comments)

leisure world: Holiday Gifts Are Not the Only Hot Things Right Now - 12/12/19 08:02 AM
Holiday Gifts Are Not the Only Hot Things Right Now
Black Friday is behind us and holiday gifts are flying off the shelves in stores and online. Unlike last year, however, there’s another type of buyer that is very active this winter – the homebuyer.
Each month, ShowingTime releases their Showing Index, which tracks the average number of appointments received on active U.S. house listings. The latest index revealed:
“Traffic was more active once again compared to 2018, as the nation saw its third straight month of higher year-over-year showing activity…The 5.5% increase in showings nationwide was the largest jump in activity during the now … (0 comments)

leisure world: Selling in Leisure World MD? 5 Real Estate Acronyms You Need to Know - 10/04/19 07:55 AM
Selling in Leisure World MD? 5 Real Estate Acronyms You Need to Know

Some Highlights: Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home. From APR to P&I, you need to know the acronyms that will come up along the way, and what they mean when you hear them. Your local professionals are here to help you feel confident and informed from start to finish…and this infographic will help you as you go. Call Barbara Michaluk / Weichert Realtor
Authorized Leisure World Specialist
BarbaraSellsMDhome.com
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leisure world: What Buyers Need to Know About Homeowner Associations (HOA's) - 09/18/19 07:38 AM
What Buyers Need to Know About Homeowner Associations (HOA's)
When searching for a home, you may end up selecting a property in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA). Before you buy, it’s important to know how an HOA works and what they mean for you.
According to a recent article on realtor.com,
“In a nutshell, an HOA helps ensure that your community looks its best and functions smoothly…The number of Americans living in homes with HOAs is on the rise, growing from a mere 1% in 1970 to 25% today, according to the Foundation for Community Association Research.”
An HOA is governed … (1 comments)

leisure world: Leisure World Maryland Homeowners-Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your Home - 04/17/19 05:09 AM
Leisure World Maryland Homeowners-Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your Home
 
Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by state. Only 11 states have a stable level of seller traffic compared to the remainder of the country, which came in with a weak rating.
As we can see in the following table, the number of people who moved last year is half of what the rate was … (1 comments)

leisure world: Selling in Leisure World? Why you should not try For Sale By Owner - 12/31/18 10:23 AM
Selling in Leisure World? Why you should not try For Sale By Owner
As home prices rise and a lack of inventory continues, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for most sellers.
 
Here are the top five reasons why this is a bad idea:
1. Exposure to Prospective Buyers
According to NAR’s 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 95% of buyers searched online for a home last year. That is in comparison to only 13% … (4 comments)

leisure world: Sold Leisure World 3330 Leisure World Blvd #723 Silver Spring MD 20906 - 12/03/18 11:22 AM
Sold Leisure World 3330 Leisure World Blvd #723 Silver Spring MD 20906

Sold Price $190,000
Spacious condo with 1,220 sq. ft. Featuring 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Light and bright living room and separate dining room. Glass-enclosed sunroom with ceiling fan. Table space kitchen with updated cabinets and large window. All new paint and updated windows. Master bedroom en suite with walk-in closet and separate dressing area with vanity. Residents enjoy a variety of social activities in the building’s community room and library.
 

 
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leisure world: Buying a Home in Leisure World Can Be Scary - Until You Know the Facts - 10/26/18 07:31 AM
Buying a Home in Leisure World Can Be Scary -
Until You Know the Facts
Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home which stops many of them from even trying!
Here are some facts:
72% of buyers who purchased homes this year have put down less than 20%. 76.4% of loan applications were approved last month. The average credit score of approved loans was 727 in September.  
Are you thinking of buying or selling a home in Leisure World of Maryland?
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leisure world: Leisure World of Maryland - Before You Make an Offer, Here Are 4 Tips! - 10/24/18 09:08 AM
Leisure World of Maryland - Before You Make an Offer,
Here Are 4 Tips!
So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house in Leisure World MD to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true!
 
Here are the 4 tips Freddie Mac covered in their Executive Perspective along with some additional information for your consideration when making an offer:
 
1. Understand How Much You Can Afford
“While it’s not nearly as … (0 comments)

leisure world: For sale in Leisure World MD 3330 Leisure World Blvd 723 Silver Spring - 09/27/18 06:46 AM
For sale in Leisure World MD 3330 Leisure World Blvd #723 Silver Spring MD 20906

List Price $195,000
 
Spacious condo with 1,220 sq. ft. Featuring 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Light and bright living room and separate dining room. Glass-enclosed sunroom with ceiling fan. Table space kitchen with updated cabinets and large window. All new paint and updated windows. Master bedroom en suite with walk-in closet and separate dressing area with vanity. Residents enjoy a variety of social activities in the building’s community room and library.
 
 
Click here for more info about this lovely 2 bedroom condo at 3330 Leisure World Blvd #723 in … (3 comments)

leisure world: 4 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Bubble - 07/27/18 03:49 AM
4 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Bubble
With home prices continuing to appreciate above historic levels, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing ‘boom & bust.’ It is important to remember, however, that today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago.
Here are four key metrics that will explain why:
Home Prices
Mortgage Standards
Foreclosure Rates
Housing Affordability
1. HOME PRICES
There is no doubt that home prices have reached 2006 levels in many markets across the country. However, after more than a decade, home prices should be much higher based on inflation alone.
Last week, CoreLogic … (3 comments)

leisure world: Leisure World MD Condo For Sale 15107 Interlachen Dr 209 Silver Spring - 01/25/18 05:37 AM
Leisure World MD Condo For Sale
15107 Interlachen Dr 209 Silver Spring, MD 20906
List Price $155,000  /  1,210 SF  / GG Model
2 Bedrooms  /  2 Bathrooms
Located on 2nd floor of Hi-Rise building in 
55+ Leisure World of Maryland
Entry foyer with wood flooring and coat closet, Spacious livng room and dining room with slider to glass-enclosed sunroom. Table space kitchen with pass-through window. Master bedroom with dressing vanity and large mirrored closets. Master bath with step-in shower. Second bedroom / den with built-ins. Second bathroom with tub / shower.  Laundry closet with washer/dryer.
 
Leisure World of Maryland is a Private, Gated, Age-Restricted Community
The best 55+ housing opportunity … (0 comments)

 
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Leisure World Specialist / Full Service REALTOR

Silver Spring, MD

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Weichert Realtors | Silver Spring, MD Phone Direct 240-506-2434

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