Moving to Maryland
With mountains, lakes, rivers, the Atlantic Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay, historic towns, and plenty of history, it’s easy to understand why Maryland is called America in Miniature.
Maryland is home to some of the largest biotechnology companies in the world. In the federal government, the National Institute of Health (NIH) based in Bethesda, has 18 individual institutes including the National Genome Research Institute and the National Cancer Institute.
More than three hundred biotechnology businesses line the I270 Corridor in Montgomery County Maryland. In fact, from Bethesda to Gaithersburg, some of the fastest-growing genomic firms are in "DNA Alley".
This picturesque state is home to some of the largest federal government agencies in the country including the National Security Agency, Food and Drug Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the National Institutes of Health.
Johns Hopkins University and MedStar employ thousands of doctors, nurses, and supporting medical professionals.
And finally, Marriott International, Under Armor, and Lockheed Martin are based in Maryland with thousands of employees in the state and around the world.
The Chesapeake Bay is the largest bay in the country. Sailing, boating, bird watching, and fishing are popular pastimes in Maryland. Forty-one miles of the Appalachian Trail are in Maryland with beautiful vistas and easy terrain.
Maryland has many hiking and biking trails with several trails connecting to trails in Washington DC. Visitors from around the world come to this area to visit Washington and take advantage of the free museums on the National Mall.
The history of Maryland includes the stories of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglas, and Francis Scott Key.
Like many other states, Maryland has a growing beer & wine industry with beautiful places to visit and sample the locally made beverages.
Buying A Home
- Talk to a mortgage lender and learn what loan options are available for you. Your lender should also know if you qualify for homeownership incentives offered in some areas of the state.
- Contact an exclusive buyer broker. Buyer brokers & agents specialize in serving homebuyers. With no listings to sell, these agents advocate for homebuyers throughout the process. With an Exclusive buyer broker or agent, begin researching locations and neighborhoods that best serve your needs. The next step is evaluating the lot and property.
- Identifying the right location, lot and house may take weeks or months. With an exclusive buyer’s agent/broker, you will be informed, educated, and confident throughout the home buying process.