The Most Wanted Features for New Homes in 2014

The tastes of homeowners are constantly changing, and in 2014 home builders are looking to reflect the changing tastes of the consumer with new designs and additions to new single-family homes. In recognition of New Homes Month this April, “the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is sharing with home buyers the most popular […]

By |April 14th, 2014|Real Estate News|Comments Off on The Most Wanted Features for New Homes in 2014

Dog Friendly Places in Baltimore

Chances are you consider your dog a member of your family, so if you’re moving to Baltimore, it’s not likely that you’re going to leave him behind. You want to find a dog-friendly neighborhood that also has amenities for both of you, such as a dog park. Check out the following dog-friendly areas of […]

By |April 10th, 2014|Baltimore|Comments Off on Dog Friendly Places in Baltimore

The Four Most Expensive Communities in Maryland

If you’re moving to Maryland for a real estate deal, you’re in for a shock. It’s not that you can’t find good deals, but the Maryland area is an expensive housing market, and one that you have to be prepared for. If you’re looking to live in an affordable area, you may want to […]

By |April 5th, 2014|Maryland Real Estate News|Comments Off on The Four Most Expensive Communities in Maryland

The Benefits of Owning Rental Property in Maryland

If you’re considering owning rental property in Maryland, you’re not alone. There are quite a few others who are toying with the idea as well. When it comes down to it, it can be a really good investment if you take the proper steps to make it happen. Keep reading to find out the […]

By |April 1st, 2014|Landlording in Maryland|Comments Off on The Benefits of Owning Rental Property in Maryland

Affordable Neighborhoods in Maryland

Maryland can be an extremely expensive place to live, especially the closer you are to Washington D.C. While you can find homes that are relatively inexpensive, you have to know where to look. For example, in Talbot County, homes usually go for $600k and go up to a couple of million. However, all throughout […]

By |March 19th, 2014|Maryland Real Estate News|Comments Off on Affordable Neighborhoods in Maryland

U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls Slightly

30-year fixed mortgage rates declined slightly last week after three weeks of increases, “edging closer to historically low levels,” according to the Associated Press. The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate feel from 4.37 percent to 4.28 percent in the first week of March according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. Average rates for a 15-year […]

By |March 10th, 2014|Real Estate News|Comments Off on U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls Slightly

The Salary You Need to Own a Home in Baltimore

One of the biggest concerns of any potential homebuyer is the question of how much money they need to make to safely pay their mortgage. A new project from the mortgage and consumer loan information website HSH.com looks at how much you need to make to pay your mortgage in 25 cities in the […]

By |February 26th, 2014|Maryland Real Estate News|Comments Off on The Salary You Need to Own a Home in Baltimore

Maryland Can’t Shake High Foreclosure Rate

While the housing market in the state is showing some signs of recovery, Maryland still can’t shake its high foreclosure rate. The new report from RealtyTrac showed that last month was the 19th straight in which the foreclosure rate increased in Maryland. Annually, the foreclosure rate was up 119 percent. For comparison, Baltimore’s neighbors […]

By |February 13th, 2014|Maryland Real Estate News|Comments Off on Maryland Can’t Shake High Foreclosure Rate

Renting vs. Buying: How to Decide

Deciding whether to rent or buy a property is a decision that many people have to make at some point, but it’s not an easy one. There are lots of factors to take into consideration, and when combined with the uncertainty of the future, making a decision can be a little overwhelming. With that […]

By |February 9th, 2014|Renting|Comments Off on Renting vs. Buying: How to Decide

Where Are the Best Places to Live in Maryland?

There are plenty of great places to live in Maryland, and when it comes down to it, deciding which is the best in which to live is a matter of opinion. However, there are objective measures of cities and communities that can be used to compare the two, and to that end, real estate […]

By |February 6th, 2014|Maryland Real Estate News|Comments Off on Where Are the Best Places to Live in Maryland?