Maryland Senators Request More Affordable Rental Housing

By |January 29th, 2014|

Maryland Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski are pushing for more availability of affordable rental housing in Maryland and across the country. The senators joined 31 other senators who wrote a letter to Mel Watt, the Director of the Federal Housing Finance (FHFA) agency, who was just confirmed to the position last month. The […]

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Short Sales Up in December in Maryland

By |January 23rd, 2014|

In the last month of 2013, Maryland saw one of the highest rates of short sales in the country. More than 8 percent of home sales in Maryland in December were short sales. This compares with about 5.7 percent for short sales nationwide, reports the Baltimore Sun. “Maryland had the fourth highest percentage in […]

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Average Property Value in Maryland Increased in 2013

By |January 17th, 2014|

Slowly but surely, and more slowly in some places than others, property values in Maryland are increasing. Every year Maryland’s Department of Assessments and Taxation assesses the property values of one-third of all properties in the state, both commercial and residential. The department found that in the one-third of properties assessed last year, the […]

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Great Reasons to Look for a Home in the Winter

By |January 9th, 2014|

There’s traditionally a lull in the residential real estate market in the beginning of the winter. December and January are slow times for the housing market, and things don’t start to pick up until about a month into the new year. So why is now a good time to look for a home if […]

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How Can I Get Help Finding a Rental Property in Baltimore?

By |January 3rd, 2014|

Finding a rental property is no easy task. It’s time consuming, stressful, and chaotic, even more so when you’re pressed for time. You never know what you’re going to get browsing Craigslist, and you might not have time to do all of the necessary research. So what do you do when your search for […]

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