The American Dream

Posted Posted in Annapolis, MD real estate, Anne Arundel County real estate, Chesapeake Bay area real estate, Maryland real estate, Maryland's Eastern Shore real estate, Queen Anne's County real estate, real estate, Talbot County real estate

The American Dream of owning a home is still alive. People still want a place of their own; where they can raise their family; share with their friends; feel safe and secure. Homeownership creates emotional and financial benefits. The government supports that dream by allowing deductions for mortgage and home equity interest as well as […]

How Long Do I Have to Wait?

Posted Posted in Annapolis, MD real estate, Anne Arundel County real estate, Chesapeake Bay area real estate, Maryland real estate, Maryland's Eastern Shore real estate, mortgages, Queen Anne's County real estate, real estate, Talbot County real estate

The question concerning people who’ve had a foreclosure, short sale or bankruptcy is when they will be able to qualify for a mortgage loan.  It takes different amounts of time to heal credit scores based on the event. The following chart is meant to be a general guide for how long a person might have […]

Homeownership Rules

Posted Posted in Annapolis, MD real estate, Anne Arundel County real estate, Chesapeake Bay area real estate, Maryland real estate, Maryland's Eastern Shore real estate, Queen Anne's County real estate, real estate, Talbot County real estate

Most people agree that homeownership rules! When asked, people say they want a home they can call their own, to raise their family, share with their friends and to feel safe and secure. It also accounts for the majority of most people’s net worth. These rules can help protect your investment and make homeownership more […]

The 3.8 Percent Tax

Posted Posted in Annapolis, MD real estate, Anne Arundel County real estate, Chesapeake Bay area real estate, Maryland real estate, Maryland's Eastern Shore real estate, Queen Anne's County real estate, real estate, Talbot County real estate, Taxes

From the National Association of Realtors comes this pamphlet providing examples and answering questions surrounding the 3.8% capital gain tax that goes into effect January 01, 2013 under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that applies to residential real estate transactions.

Retirement Home Now?

Posted Posted in Annapolis, MD real estate, Anne Arundel County real estate, Chesapeake Bay area real estate, Maryland real estate, Maryland's Eastern Shore real estate, Queen Anne's County real estate, real estate, Retirement Home, Talbot County real estate

Maybe you’re not ready to move into it but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take advantage of the present opportunities to acquire the home you want to live in during retirement. The combination of the low interest rates, reduced prices and lower competition may never be this good again in our lifetimes. The rental […]