The State of Home Sales Above One Million Dollars

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If you are interested in the state of home sales above one million dollars in the Anne Arundel, Queen Anne’s and Talbot county area, let us share some information regarding recent sales. According to information we obtained from the Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS) which is the real estate Broker multiple listing system (MLS) for […]

Maryland Residential Real Estate 1st Quarter 2011

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As we steam into May, fast approaching the half year mark, rising gas prices are once again rearing their ugly heads. With an economy on shaky ground, rising fuels costs are having far reaching effects on all segments of the economy. Reflecting on the statistics from the Maryland Association of Realtors for Maryland residential real […]

Home Loan Rates – A Perspective

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Average mortgage rates during 2006, 2007 and 2008, were respectively 6.41%, 6.35% and 6.04% with average points being around 0.5 for all years. Currently rates have begun to creep back up from historical lows of around 4.0% to currently around 5.0%. So even though rates are higher than what they were just recently, they are […]

Home Inspections

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Quite a few years ago when home inspections were just becoming more commonplace, we had one of our listings inspected by a very competent, knowledgeable and professional inspector. He found so many things wrong with the house that it “killed the deal”. Upon review of the overwhelming list of repairs, the seller complained about how […]

National Association of Realtors® 2010 Seller Profile

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From the The National Association of Realtors® 2010 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers – Here are a few highlights on sellers from the report. The typical seller lived in their home eight years before selling. Eight-eight percent of sellers were assisted by a real estate agent when selling their home. Forty-four percent of sellers […]

Washington, D.C – St Michaels, MD Weekend Get Away

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Get away for the weekend and spend time in lovely St Michaels, MD on Maryland’s eastern shore. Buy this one story charmer at 1102 Harrison Ave in lovely St Michaels, MD and enjoy fun filled and relaxing weekends. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and live life to its fullest! Priced at Just $239,900   […]