senior community md: This is Not 2008 All Over Again: The Mortgage Lending Factor - 11/14/19 11:03 AM
This is Not 2008 All Over Again: The Mortgage Lending Factor
Some are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low-down payment loans and down payment assistance programs are causing concern that we’re returning to the bad habits of a decade ago. Let’s alleviate the fears about the current mortgage market.
The Mortgage Bankers’ Association releases an index several times a year titled: The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI). According to their website:
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senior community md: Leisure World Maryland Walking Paths - 11/06/19 01:51 PM
Leisure World Maryland Walking Paths
 
 
Leisure World walking paths offer you the opportunity to enjoy the community outdoors in so many ways. From watching the sun set over the golf course, to spotting a family of deer as they graze at dawn, Leisure World’s walking paths offer residents scenic views of the community throughout the year. Walkers and joggers can get in their daily dose of exercise, safe in the knowledge that a shady spot or bench for resting is right around the bend. Grab your favorite pair of athletic shoes and take a stroll around one of these four walking paths.
 
 
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senior community md: Come enjoy 55+ Leisure World MD community in Silver Spring 20906 - 11/01/19 06:15 AM
Come enjoy 55+ Leisure World MD community
in Silver Spring 20906
 Search here for homes for sale in Leisure World MD
 
Leisure World of Maryland
A Private, Gated, Age-Restricted Community
Leisure World of Maryland is an active adult, age-restricted community. One resident must be at least 55 years of age and the other resident of the unit at least 50 years of age.
 
The best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at Leisure World is a great lifestyle choice – its also a smart financial decision.  This community is for anyone aged 55 or older. The 650-acre campus located in Montgomery County, Maryland offers … (1 comments)

senior community md: Take a private tour of Leisure World of Maryland - 10/25/19 04:46 AM
Take a private tour of Leisure World of Maryland
 
If you're thinking of buying a home in Leisure World, I invite you to learn more about this wonderful community with my private escorted tour. As a full-service Realtor and Authorized Leisure World Specialist, I am available to take you for a personal tour of the 55+ Leisure World community locaed in Silver Spring, Maryland 20906. We can also take a look at specific properties that align with your personal preferences of home style and within your price range.
Whether you prefer a very active lifestyle or seek a slower pace, this active senior community and beautifully maintained … (2 comments)

senior community md: Sold in Leisure World MD 15101 Interlachen Dr 908 Silver Spring 20906 - 04/15/19 07:17 AM
Sold in Leisure World MD 15101 Interlachen Dr 908
Silver Spring 20906
Another lovely Leisure World condo sold by Barbara Michaluk, Realtor
and Authorized Leisure World Specialist
Lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo F model with indoor garage space in Greens hi-rise. Allnew paint and new carpet throughout. Light and bright living room with slider to glass-enclosed sunroom with awesome scenic view of golf course. Remodeled kitchen has updated cabinets and appliances. Master bedroom en suite with large walk-in closet and separate dressing vanity. Second bedroom / den and 2nd full bathroom.  Enjoy all the amenities 55+ Leisure World of Maryland has to offer. 
Sold Price $192,500
 
     
 
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senior community md: 7 Things To Avoid When Applying for a Mortgage to buy in Leisure World - 03/13/19 12:59 PM
7 Things To Avoid When Applying for a Mortgage to buy in Leisure World
So you’ve found a home to buy in Leisure World of Maryland and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home or condo! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer. They will be able to tell you how your decision will impact your home loan.
 
 
Below is a list of 7 Things You Shouldn’t Do After Applying for a Mortgage! Some may seem obvious, but some … (2 comments)

senior community md: Leisure World Voted #1 Best Value Active Adult Community of 2018 - 01/13/19 12:02 PM
Leisure World Voted #1 Best Value Active Adult Community of 2018
Leisure World of Maryland is an active adult, age-restricted community. One resident must be at least 55 years of age and the other resident of the unit at least 50 years of age.
The best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at Leisure World is a great lifestyle choice – its also a smart financial decision.  This community is for anyone aged 55 or older. The 650-acre campus located in Montgomery County, Maryland offers a variety of housing options and offers many attractive community amenities.  The Leisure World community … (0 comments)

senior community md: Leisure World Condo sale 3330 Leisure World Blvd #723 Silver Spring - 10/30/18 08:54 AM
Leisure World Condo sale 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 Silver Spring, … (0 comments)

senior community md: For sale in Leisure World MD 3005 Leisure World Blvd 624 Silver Spring - 10/20/18 07:34 AM
For sale in Leisure World MD 3005 Leisure World Blvd 624 Silver Spring MD 20906

List Price $218,900
 
Lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in Turnberry Courts hi-rise. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Light and bright living room with slider to glass-enclosed sunroom with ceramic flooring and ceiling fan. Kitchen has large pass-through window and lots of cabinets. Master bedroom en suite with large walk-in closet and step-in shower in bathroom. Second bedroom / den and 2nd full bathroom.  Enjoy all the amenities 55+ Leisure World of Maryland has to offer.
 
    
    
 
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senior community md: Downsizing for Seniors: Tips for Every Step of the Process - 10/01/18 05:42 AM
Downsizing for Seniors: Tips for Every Step of the Process
Downsizing when you are older makes a lot of sense. You get a chance at a fresh start with a simpler, less stressful life, while also giving yourself a comfortable and safe place to spend your golden years. This is why experts recommend taking a proactive approach to your housing needs in old age, making the big move as soon as possible so you can reap the benefits for longer.
 
House Hunting
When looking for your smaller, more practical home, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First of all, it … (4 comments)

senior community md: Leisure World Maryland Real Estate Market Aug. 9, 2018 - 08/09/18 11:57 AM
Leisure World Maryland Real Estate Market Aug. 9, 2018
Barbara Michaluk, Realtor
Licensed Leisure World Specialist

 
Inventory is very low! Now is a great to sell!!
Interest rates also remain low that makes it a good time to buy!
Here's what's happening in Leisure World of Maryland*
 
 
According to the Washington DC / Maryland Multiple Listing Service (MLS), here is the current inventory, pricing and interior square feet of properties in Leisure World MD
 
43 homes Active for sale in Leisure World of MD
Price range:
Lowest price listed for sale $84,000 (Coop 990 sf)
Highest price listed for sale $475,000 (Condo 1,544 sf)
 
39 Properties Under Contract
Price Range:
Lowest price listed under contract $569000 (Coop 635 … (1 comments)

senior community md: Discover the 55+ Leisure World resort lifestyle in Silver Spring, MD - 05/22/18 09:55 AM
Discover the 55+ Leisure World resort lifestyle in Silver Spring, MD
 Search here for homes for sale in Leisure World MD
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senior community md: Thinking of buying in 55+ Leisure World of Maryland? - 05/03/18 07:17 AM
Thinking of buying in 55+ Leisure World of Maryland? -- 4 Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market is NOT 2006 All Over Again With home prices rising again this year, some are concerned that we may be repeating the 2006 housing bubble that caused families so much pain when it collapsed. Today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago. There are four key metrics that explain why:
Home Prices Mortgage Standards Mortgage Debt 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 … (0 comments)

senior community md: Condo For Sale 2901 Leisure World Blvd #320 in Leisure World Maryland - 03/24/18 05:06 AM
Condo For Sale 2901 Leisure World Blvd #320
in Leisure World Maryland in Silver Spring
List Price $285,000
Creekside G model  /  1,514 sq. ft.  / Built In 2006
2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / large sunroom
Entry foyer with large coat closet
Spacious living room and dining room
Table-space kitchen with slider to large sunroom and treed view
Master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets
Master bathroom with step-in shower, separate tub and separate vanity
Large glass-enclosed sunroom with serene treed views
Neutral paint and carpet throughout
Located close to elevator
Condo fee includes: water, sewer, trash removal, Comcast Cable TV and 
lots of 55+Leisure World community amenities. 
   
  
 
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senior community md: Thinking of Buying or Selling in Leisure World? Call a Specialist. - 01/09/18 04:47 AM
Thinking of Buying or Selling in Leisure World? Call a Specialist.
Here are Just Some of Barbara Michaluk's Sales in Leisure World in 2017.
It's in your best interest to work with an Authorized Leisure World Specialist when selling your Leisure World of Maryland home.
Below is just a sample homes Barbara Michaluk sold in 2017 in the Leisure World of Maryland community.
 
Seniors in Maryland are searching for quality independent housing in Montgomery County. Leisure World of Maryland offers an array of housing choices for the most discriminating seniors.
 
Barbara Michaluk, a top producer with Weichert Realtors, has extensive knowledge about the Leisure World Maryland community. Barbara is … (0 comments)

senior community md: Another Home Sold by Barbara Michaluk in Leisure World MD Greens 610 - 12/12/17 01:26 PM
Another Home Sold by Barbara Michaluk
in Leisure World MD Greens 610
15107 Interlachen Dr #610 Silver Spring, MD 20906
 
Sold Price $206,500
Built In 1984
2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms
Greens G model  / 1,225 sq. ft.
Entry foyer with coat closet
Spacious living room and separate dining room with built-ins
Table-space kitchen with pass-through window
Master bedroom with large closet
Master bathroom with step-in shower and separate vanity
Large glass-enclosed sunroom with treed and water views
New, neutral paint and carpet
Condo fee includes: water, sewer, trash removal, Comcast Cable TV and 
Leisure World community amenities.
MLS # MC10049645
  
  
 
 
Call to schedule a tour of 55+ Leisure World of Maryland Community
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senior community md: Leisure World of MD | 7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season - 12/11/17 10:35 AM
Leisure World of MD / 7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season
 
Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays.
 
Here are seven great reasons not to wait:
1) Relocation buyers are out there. Many companies are still hiring throughout the holidays and need their employees in their new positions as soon as possible.
2) Purchasers who are looking for homes during the holidays are serious buyers and … (0 comments)

senior community md: 3330 Leisure World Blvd #204 Condo for Sale in Leisure World Maryland - 07/11/17 04:45 AM
3330 Leisure World Blvd #204 Condo for Sale
in Leisure World Maryland
Beautiful and spacious 3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom condo
with golf course views with garage +golf cart spaces
List Price $325,000 / 1,530 sq ft

Leisure World of Maryland is a Private, Gated, Age-Restricted Community
The best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at Leisure World is a great lifestyle choice - it's also a smart financial decision.  This community is for anyone aged 55 or older. The 650-acre campus located in Montgomery County, Maryland offers a variety of housing options and offers lots of amenities. The community can be entered through 3 secure entry gates, staffed with Leisure World security personnel. Leisure World is … (2 comments)

senior community md: Leisure World Maryland Condos for Sale Creekside Silver Spring 20906 - 06/28/17 05:09 AM
Leisure World Maryland Condos for Sale Creekside Buildings Silver Spring 20906
55+ Senior Community
Leisure World of Maryland For Sale in Creekside Condos - Mid-Rise Buildings (1-5 stories)
 
Creekside is one of the newest buildings located in Leisure World of Maryland.  These two Mid-rise Style Buildings were built in 2006 and located within this private 55+ Active Senior community in Montgomery County, Maryland.
 
Address: 2901 S Leisure World Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Nearest Metro: Glenmont Metro
Price Range: $215k to $425k
Square Feet: 1,218 – 1,774 Square Feet
Year Built: 2006
Style:  Mid-Rise Buildings      
Private Outdoor Space: Community Patio Area
Parking: Some Indoor Garage/Assigned spaces convey with condo … (1 comments)

senior community md: Leisure World Maryland Condos for Sale Fairways North & South Hi-Rise - 06/26/17 08:35 AM
Leisure World Maryland Condos for Sale
Fairways North & South Hi-Rise Style Buildings
 
Fairways South
Built in 1989  |   3330 N Leisure World Blvd., Silver Spring, MD 20906
 
The Fairways North
Built in 1991 | 3310 N Leisure World Blvd., Silver Spring, MD 20906
 
Nearest Metro: Glenmont Metro Square Feet Range: 850 - 2150 Square Feet Year Built: 1993 and Private Outdoor Space: No Building Roof Deck: No Doorman/Concierge: No Parking: Some Units Have Indoor Garage and Others Have Outside Spaces Pets:  Allowed with size restrictions Pool:   Yes - Indoor & Outdoor Ownership: Condo Condo Fee: $322 - $1024 per month No. of Stories: 10  
Fairways North … (0 comments)

 
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Silver Spring, MD

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