home buying: How Much House Can I Afford? What Every Homebuyer Needs to Know - 05/17/18 10:32 AM
Thinking about buying a house in Carroll County, MD or another area in Maryland? Whether you are thinking about moving to Manchester, Westminster, Hampstead, Baltimore, the beach or anywhere else, determining what you can afford is the first (and a very important) step!
To learn more about getting started in the process, don't miss the Carroll County Real Estate Blog, written specifically for home buyers,  home sellers and home owners!
The question, how much house can i afford, is one where a lot of people have gone wrong in calculating their house affordability. Unfortunately if you get this wrong, it can end … (0 comments)

home buying: 5 Surprising Facts About Buying a Home in Carroll County, MD - 07/22/17 12:33 PM
Despite the continuing shortage of homes for sale, the ones in a buyer's price range are continuing to sell. Even though the seller's market continues, there are 5 surprising facts many buyers don't know when buying a home in Carroll County, MD. This lack of knowledge might just be preventing you from getting out of the rent-trap and buying your own home!
The first surprising fact:  It's possible to buy a home with no money down. Many buyers think 20 percent down is required, this is simply not true. If you meet the income and credit requirements, you can buy a home with no massive … (3 comments)

home buying: Top 3 Mistakes Maryland Homebuyers Make - 05/08/17 10:06 AM
Most of us have bought at least one car. We want to buy for the lowest price, while the dealership wants to sell for the highest price. We negotiate with the dealership until both sides agree. It's the same when buying a home. Buyers wants a deal while sellers want to receive the maximum amount for their home.
Some homebuyers unintentionally make mistakes when buying a home in Maryland. Avoid the top 3 mistakes homebuyers make:
The first mistake is not speaking with several lenders. Just like each auto insurance company offers different coverages and rates, each lender offers different mortgage types, interest rates and … (9 comments)

home buying: 2017 Predictions for Baltimore Metro Area Homes - 12/31/16 08:50 AM
Out with the old, in with the new. Happy New Year! 2017, like every new year, offers opportunities for hope, success, change, growth and improvement. May it be your best year yet! The 2017 predictions for Baltimore Metro Area homes are based on the most recent trends in the housing industry.
A friend recently commented, "I'm excited for 2017. I put my decorations away for hopefully the last time in my current home. The next time I get them out, I'm hoping it will be in my new home." Are you or someone you know in a similar situation? What does 2017 hold … (5 comments)

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Melissa Spittel

"Achieving Results Together "

Westminster, MD

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