charles county: Guess Who Has The Highest Foreclosure Rate in Maryland! - 01/18/16 12:47 AM
For years now Prince Georges County, MD has been known for having the highest foreclosure rate in the state and one of the highest in the country.  It's a surprising turn to see that while rates have been falling across the state for the last two years it is actually Charles County, Maryland that now has the most foreclosures per house households of any county in the state. One out of every 302 homes in Charles County are currently in foreclosure while in Prince George's County, that number is only one out of every 385.
How did Charles County get so … (0 comments)

charles county: Why Is 2016 The Year To Buy A Home in Charles County, MD? - 01/15/16 09:32 PM
With 2015 finished and in the books it's important for home buyers to understand how MUCH the Charles County real estate market has changed in the last year and how much it will continue to evolve in 2016.  In short, 2015 was a BIG year for home sales in the area.  How big?  Perhaps not as monumental as, say, the new Star Wars movie, but it was certainly a blockbuster.
2015 was the best year since 2005, so it's only taken us 10 years to see what can safely be considered a full blown recovery.  We all know what happened after 2005, … (1 comments)

charles county: Sonic Restaurant Being Added to Waldorf, MD - 12/15/14 08:56 AM
Expect to see servers on roller skates in the near future! (photo courtesy of Mike Mozart Via Flickr CC)
Sonic Drive-In Restaurant has been granted a special zoning exception and will be built in northern Waldorf on Route 301 in 2015. The restaurant is planned to be built next to the McDonalds on 301 south. Keep an eye out for it on your drive home, It will be open before you know it!
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charles county: 4055 OGrady Pl, Waldorf, MD 20601 - 05/21/14 06:19 AM
4055 OGrady Pl is beautiful and move-in ready! The home is situated on a wooded, 3 acre lot so there's plenty of privacy!
4055 OGrady Pl has 4 bedrooms, 3 full & 1 half bathrooms spread throughout the home.

There is a large eat-in kitchen with island and a formal dining room.
The finished basement at 4055 OGrady Pl includes extra living space and a full bathroom!
The home has a lovely front porch and back deck, both are great entertaining spaces! AND the shed and playground stay!

You can stop your search, 4055 OGrady Pl … (1 comments)

charles county: 5910 Caribou Ct, Waldorf, MD 20603 - 04/30/14 04:06 AM
Pride of ownership definitely shows in 5910 Caribou Ct! This home has been very well kept! There are 4 spacious bedrooms & 2.5 bathrooms throughout the home. Plenty of room for the whole family!

The eat-in kitchen at 5910 Caribou Ct leads to the back deck and yard. The playground equipment & 2 sheds stay!
5910 Caribou Ct has had lots of updates over the years. These updates include new windows, new furnace/heat pump, addition to rear, new deck & fenced in yard, and exterior fiber glass trim.
The home is close to schools & entertainment and is close to … (2 comments)

charles county: 2511 Brigham Ct, Waldorf, MD 20603 - 04/29/14 01:59 AM
2511 Brigham Ct in Waldorf is a large single family home that fits the entire family, and then some! The eat-in kitchen is right off of the family room that boasts a fireplace. There's also a separate dining room.
The master suite at 2511 Brigham Ct has a separate shower and large soaking tub, Great place to relax after a long day!

There is an in-law suite in the basement. This includes 2 bedrooms & a full bathroom, living space, and full kitchen. The other 5 (!) bedrooms & 2.5 bathrooms are spread throughout the rest of the home!
2511 Brigham … (3 comments)

charles county: 14815 Pale Morning Ct, Hughesville, MD 20637 - 04/10/14 03:44 AM
You're in for a real treat when you visit 14815 Pale Morning Ct! This stunning home sits on 3+ acres in sought after Lake Jameson!

14815 Pale Morning Ct. features hardwoods, crown molding, tall ceilings, recessed lighting and 4' wide staircases.
The kitchen has a large island and is open to the spacious family room.
The GRAND master suite at 14815 Pale Morning Ct. has its own fireplace, majestic property views and includes a massive walk-in shower!

The home's basement has a separate entrance and a full apartment including a bedroom and bathroom.
The private backyard boasts a gorgeous … (14 comments)

charles county: 76 Mattingly Ave, Indian Head, MD 20640 - 04/10/14 01:47 AM
Looking to rent?? 76 Mattingly Ave would be PERFECT for you! This spacious, vintage Victorian sits in a nice community that includes park and boat ramp!
76 Mattingly Ave features hardwood florrs and crown molding throughout the home.

The eat-in kitchen has had a complete remodel including new countertops, cabinets, tile backsplash and large windows to let in natural light.
The formal dining room at 76 Mattingly Ave is right off of the kitchen.
The home includes 3 large bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms.

Can't you just imagine spending an afternoon on that front porch?! There's also … (8 comments)

charles county: 16435 Swans Rest Pl, Hughesville, MD 20637 - 04/07/14 06:18 AM
You can stop dreaming, 16435 Swans Rest Pl. in Hughesville is the ONE! Beautifully appointed home with large open floor plan.
The main floor holds 3 spacious bedrooms & 3 full bathrooms. The master suite has a sitting area & walk-in closet and the attached master bathroom has a nice soaking tub!

16435 Swans Rest Pl. has a large gourmet kitchen with island and stainless steel appliances. There's a breakfast area and a formal dining room!
There are gorgeous hardwood floors throughout the main areas of the home.

The family room at 16435 Swans Rest Pl. features a fireplace … (4 comments)

charles county: ANOTHER OPEN HOUSE! 2207 Neville Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602 - 03/20/14 04:44 AM
You're in luck!! We are having another Open House at 2207 Neville Ct in Waldorf this Saturday from 10-1! You will love this fantastic, 2-story home in Wakefield!
The large kitchen has lots of storage, counter, and table space. And there's a separate dining room.

The family room at 2207 Neville Ct features a beautiful brick fireplace.
The home has 4 spacious bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms upstairs and a half bath on the main floor.
2207 Neville Ct has french doors that lead to a great back patio and large yard!

  There is a 2 car … (5 comments)

charles county: 3838 Gateview Pl, Waldorf, MD 20602 - 03/11/14 03:02 AM
Location, Location, Location! 3838 Gateview Pl has it! 3838 Gateview has a lovely front porch that leads you into the home.
It has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms.

There is an eat-in kitchen with plenty of cabinet and counter space at 3838 Gateview Pl. There's also a separate dining room!
The home's living room features a large window for great natural light.
The backyard includes a nice patio, perfect for cookouts!

3838 Gateview Pl is close to schools, shopping, and restaurants, what more could you want?!  
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charles county: 5907 Herring Ct, Waldorf, MD 20603 - 03/11/14 01:50 AM
5907 Herring Ct is the former model home in sought after Dorchester! This wonderful home has a large kitchen with an island, cooktop, and pendant lights. The kitchen at 5907 Herring Ct opens to the family room that boasts a wood burning fireplace! There's a separate dining room with a sliding glass door that leads to the back yard.

5907 Herring Ct has 5 spacious bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The huge master bedroom features a tray ceiling and an attached master bathroom with a separate shower & soaking tub and a double sinks!
There are gorgeous hardwood floors … (6 comments)

charles county: 80 Mattingly Ave, Indian Head, MD 20640 - 03/10/14 02:39 AM
80 Mattingly Ave is a fantastic home in a nice community in Indian Head! The front patio welcomes you into 80 Mattingly Ave that boasts hardwood floors, a gorgeous fireplace, crown molding, and arched doorways.
The home has a large kitchen with updated floors and counter tops & there is a separate dining room.

There are 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom in the home.
80 Mattingly Ave has a nice sunroom that the current owners are using as a 3rd bedroom. The sunroom leads to a back patio and large yard. And the playset stays!
The community includes a park … (4 comments)

charles county: Simon Kidgits Book Blast at St. Charles Towne Center - 02/11/14 11:24 PM
To help foster the importance of childhood literacy and reading, St. Charles Towne Center is gearing up to host their annual Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast!
Families can enjoy a special read-aloud session of popular modern classics and participate in fun activities that will help bring these stories to life!
Children are also invited to bring a new or gently used book to the event to be donated to a local charity, and everyone in attendance will be eligible for drawings to win free books and special prizes!
When: Saturday, February 15th, 12-2pm
Where: St. Charles Towne Center in the Simon Kidgits Club area
Price: FREE for Simon Kidgits Club … (3 comments)

charles county: 105 Susan Constant Ct, La Plata, MD 20646 - 02/10/14 11:13 PM
Have you seen the gorgeous 105 Susan Constant Ct yet?? This well-kept colonial sits in a cul-de-sac right in La Plata!

105 Susan Constant has a large eat-in kitchen with an island. There's also a separate dining room. The kitchen opens to the family room that boasts a fireplace!
There are 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 full & 1 half bathrooms throughout the home. The master bedroom has an attached master bathroom with a large soaking tub and double sinks!

The partially finished basement in 105 Susan Constant includes another living room and a full bathroom!
This great home … (4 comments)

charles county: OPEN HOUSE! 4860 Olympia Pl, Waldorf, MD 20602 - 02/04/14 03:43 AM
We are having an Open House at 4860 Olympia Pl in Waldorf this Saturday from 10-1! You need to see this gorgeous end unit townhome!

The home has a large kitchen with a center island and table space. The kitchen has a sliding glass door to the back deck, perfect for entertaining family and friends! 4860 Olympia Pl has 3 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The master bedroom has its own attached master bathroom.

There's a nice fenced-in backyard and patio at 4860 Olympia Pl. There's also a 1 car attached garage.
4860 Olympia Pl is definitely a brag-worthy … (6 comments)

charles county: 4860 Olympia Pl, Waldorf, MD 20602 - 01/07/14 02:50 AM
 
Still looking for that perfect home? Look no further...
4860 Olympia Pl could be just the one you want!  
This gorgeous end unit townhome has 3 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The master bedroom boasts its own attached bathroom.
The large kitchen at 4860 Olympia Pl has an island and enough room for a table. There's also a lot of counter space for food prep and cabinets for storage!
 
The kitchen has a sliding glass door that leads to the great deck which is perfect for grilling & relaxing on nice days.
4860 Olympia Pl … (3 comments)

charles county: 1007 Spruce St, Waldorf, MD 20601 - 12/26/13 03:29 AM
Make the house at 1007 Spruce St your new home! Lots of space to spread out in this split foyer.
The kitchen at 1007 Spruce St is spacious and includes a huge stainless steel refrigerator. There's also a separate dining room.

The home has 4 large bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The master bedroom has its own attached bathroom.
1007 Spruce St has a fireplace in the lower level. Perfect for those cold winter nights!
The lower level walks out to the backyard where a new paving stone patio was recently put in.

The roof was replaced 2 years … (4 comments)

charles county: 3348 McKnight Ct, Waldorf, MD 20603 - 12/04/13 05:53 AM

You have to see this home!!
3348 McKnight Ct is a beautifully maintained colonial in a desirable location! The home has a gourmet kitchen that includes stainless steel appliances, granite, plenty of storage space, and room for a table. There's also a formal dining room.

The family room at 3348 McKnight Ct has lots of windows to let in natural light. The family room even includes a great fireplace and mantle!
There are beautiful hardwoods throughout most of the main level of 3348 McKnight Ct!
There are 4 large bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms & 1 half bathroom. The master … (6 comments)

charles county: Harry W. Nice Bridge Replacement Project Gets $50 Million - 11/26/13 12:00 AM

Photo Courtesy of Joshua Kinard
 
The Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge may finally get it's long overdue replacement!
It looks like the ridiculous toll increases may be finally put to good use, as the state of Maryland has allocated $50 million to start planning the replacement of the aging bridge.  That money won't go too far however, as the total cost of the project is estimated to be somewhere in the neighborhood of $850 Million.
What Does $50 Million Pay For? The initial funding will go to the acquisition of the land needed to build the new bridge as … (0 comments)

 
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