buying a home in baltimore city: Otterbein Open House - 432 S Hanover St, Baltimore, MD-9/15/18 11-1 - 09/14/19 09:41 PM
Otterbein Open House - Sunday September 15, 2019 - 11 am -1 pm
432 S Hanover St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Who says you can't have it all?  Location, location and more location!!  This home is located in the thick of it all within easy reach of Federal Hill, Inner Harbor, Raven Stadium, Camden Yard, the MARC and easily get on I-95 - and - located on a quiet cul de sac in a tight knit section of Otterbein near the community pool.  
This lovely home has been freshly painted and features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms and it has a garage and driveway parking … (6 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Neighborhood Lift Homebuyer Program - 07/11/19 08:57 AM
Neighborhood Lift Homebuyer Program
Advance registration for the education component of this down payment assistance program is over but you can still walk in on the day of the event.  The event is being held on July 19, 2019 and July 20, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center. 
 
Baltimore NeighborhoodLIFT
Launch Event
Friday, July 19, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Saturday, July 20, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Baltimore Convention Center
1 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
 
Neighborhood Lift provides $15,000 in down payment assistance to home buyers who meet the requirements.  Unlike some others, you do not have to be a first time home buyer in order to … (0 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Welcome Two New Members to Activerain - 02/20/17 08:03 PM
Welcome Two New Members to Activerain
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the Equity Prime Mortgage office in Baltimore.  Equity Prime Mortgage is a Live Baltimore preferred lender and they participate in many of the Maryland Mortgage Program down payment assistance programs that help prospective buyers purchase homes in Baltimore City for little or no money down.   
I met with three of their loan officers, none of whom were members of Activerain.  Now Aimee Dixon and Brian Mansfield are both members here.  So, please give them a shout out and welcome them to the best real estate networking platform around, … (3 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: What is a City Living Starts Here Home Buying Incentive? - 11/11/16 09:35 PM
What is a City Living Starts Here Home Buying Incentive?
City Living Starts Here is a quarterly event hosted by Live Baltimore where potential home buyer participants can be entered into a lottery to be awarded a $5,000 forgiveable loan.  There are 5 of these awards available at every City Living Starts Here event.
So, how do you qualify?
Firstly you have to be a first time home buyer, that is, you can not currently own a home and have not owned a home for over 3 years or have never owned a home in the State of Maryland and currently don't own a … (1 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: City Living Starts Here - Home Buying Incentives - 11/11/16 12:51 PM
City Living Starts Here
Home Buying Incentives
Live Baltimore is a non profit promoting the benefits of living in Baltimore City.  I have been affiliated with this great organization since it's inception and am passionate about the City of Baltimore.  Baltimore has over 225 distinct communities, all with their own personality and demographics and each uniquely different.  There really is something for everyone.  
On November 19, 2016  Live Baltimore is hosting another City Living Starts here event in Greektown.  
The event is held at the Greektown Square and Event Center located at 700 S. Quail Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.  The doors open at … (1 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Community Development Block Grant Homeownership Assistance Program - 04/10/16 11:40 AM
Community Development Block Grant Homeownership Assistance Program
CDBG's Homeownership Assistance Program can give qualified first time homebuyers $5,000 toward downpayment and settlement expenses
First time homebuyers with a counseling certificate from a City approved Counseling Agency, upon receiving a counseling certificate, the borrow can then find a property and sign a contract to purchase. Once executing a contract, the borrower must bring that contract back to the counseling agency to have the CDBG program application completed.  The property must be inspected utilizing an HQS inspection conducted by a certified lead abatement inspector.  Please be absolutely certain there there is no peeling, flaking, chipping … (2 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Grand Slam Home Run Home Buying Incentives in Baltimore City - 09/04/15 07:14 AM
Grand Slam Home Run
Home Buying Incentives in Baltimore City
Homes all across Baltimore City are going, going, GONE, thanks to the Maryland Grand Slam program! The State of Maryland and Baltimore City are collaborating efforts to bring the dream of sliding into homeownership a reality. 
You will round first with an interest rate 0.25% below the regular Maryland Mortgage Program. Crossing second will get you a $5,000 grant for down payment and closing costs from the State of Maryland. The City of Baltimore will flag you to third with another $2,500 grant for down payment and closing costs. Lastly, you’ll cross home plate … (0 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Home Buyer Education Class for Baltimore City Grants - 09/03/15 10:42 PM
Home Buyer Education Class for Baltimore City Grants
There are a number of down payment assistance grants and no interest loans available for first time and repeat buyers in the City of Baltimore.  There's the Maryland Mortgage Program (old CDA) no interest loan, Baltimore City Employees grant, Community Development Block Grant, Vacants to Value Booster Grant and the new Grand Slam.  These programs all help defray your down payment and closing costs.  And, they all require that the buyer take an Home Buyer Education Class from an accredited organization.  
One of the places you can get your class is at Belair Edison … (0 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Buying into Baltimore Homebuyer Event - 09/24/14 12:49 PM
 Buying into Baltimore Homebuying Event 
Buying into Baltimore is a Homebuying Incentive Event.  It offers attendees the opportunity to meet with real estate professionals, community organizations, sit in on educational classes and take narrated bus tours of Baltimore neighborhoods, preview homes for sale and become eligible for $5,000 in downpayment and/or closing cost assistance toward the purchase of a home anywhere in Baltimore City.  
There are requirements and restrictions.  In order to qualify for one of the 30 grants participants must first have completed an Homebuyer Counselling Class and one on one counselling session with an approved housing counselling agency.   
There … (0 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Using Downpayment Assistance Incentives to Buy in Baltimore City - 09/19/14 02:18 AM
Using Downpayment Assistance Incentives
to Buy in Baltimore City
There are so many great down payment assistance programs available for buyers in Baltimore City.
There's the Buying into Baltimore tour grant, Community Development Block Grant, Baltimore City Employee incentives, Johns Hopkins employee incentive, Vacant to Value Booster grant, Live Near Your Work and more.   How do you know which one's you qualify for?  How do you know what the requirements are? 
Live Baltimore offers a one hour information session on September 23, 2014.  You'll find out which incentives can be combined, how the application process works and so much more.  Space … (1 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Buying into Baltimore Home Buying Fair - April 12, 2014 - 04/10/14 11:00 AM

Buying into Baltimore
Home Buying Fair
Here's the event you have all been waiting for!!!
Buying into Baltimore Home Buyer's Fair - will be held on April 12, 2014 between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, 1400 W. Coldspring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21209
This fair covers neighborhoods like Govans, Hamilton, Lauraville, Fells Point, East Broadway, Ednor Gardens, Waverly, Garwyn Oaks and many more all over Baltimore City. 
In order to qualify for the $5000 grant you will need to participate in the event, have your pass stamped at some of the homes, complete an approved home buying seminar and be one … (0 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: City Living Starts Here - A Mini Buying Into Baltimore on Jan 25, 2014 - 01/24/14 12:13 PM
City Living Starts Here - Mini Buying into Baltimore
January 25, 2014
City Living Starts Here is a new $5,000 incentive that can be used toward buying a home anywhere in the City of Baltimore. You must attend a City Living Starts Here Tour in order to become eligible for the $5,000 incentive. Every year, there are up to four opportunities to get $5,000 toward buying your home through this event!
At the event, homebuyers take a narrated walking tour of homes in a designated neighborhood, speak with trusted real estate professionals and community organizations, and get local perspectives from neighborhood associations … (3 comments)

buying a home in baltimore city: Baltimore Farmer's Market Opening Soon - 03/14/12 07:13 AM
Baltimore Farmer's Market Opening Soon
Nothing says spring quite like the Farmer's Market opening.  The 35th annual Baltimore Farmers Market will open on April 1 and run every Sunday from 7am until noon.  The Farmer's Market will run every Sunday from April 1 until December 23, 2012.
The Farmer's Market is located underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday & Saratoga streets in Baltimore City. 
While wandering through Maryland's largest producers-only market, shoppers can be excited by the sight of a vast quantities of food, including crisp fruits and vegetables, poultry, seafood, beef, pork, lamb, bison, goat, rabbit, fresh baked goods, fresh flavorful … (2 comments)

 
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