Maryland Senators Request More Affordable Rental Housing

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

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

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

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?

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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Short Sale Rates are High in Maryland

While Maryland’s foreclosure rate remains high, foreclosure sales are relatively low compared to short sales in the state. In October, “Short sales made up 8.2 percent of all residential transactions in the state.” Only Florida and Nevada ranked higher, with 13.6 percent and 14.2 percent respectively. Nationwide, short sales as a percentage of total […]

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Maryland To Get $88 Million in National Settlement

One of the main factors in the economic crash of 2009 was the subprime mortgage crisis, which caused people across the country to lose their homes due to foreclosure. Now, some of those who lost their homes will see some remuneration from the largest non-bank servicer of home mortgages, Ocwen Financial Corp.

Ocwen Financial, which […]

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How Can A Property Management Company Benefit You?

A good property manager will benefit you in many ways. There are many facets to owning and renting properties that can go undone if you don’t have the time or the resources to ensure compliance with them. A property management company can help you manage some of the tougher aspects of the industry.

Tenant Screening […]

By |November 27th, 2013|Maryland Property Management Services|Comments Off on How Can A Property Management Company Benefit You?

How Property Management Benefits Landlords

Being a landlord is no easy job. Whether you have one property or multiple properties, it can be a tough task to manage all of the aspects of being a landlord. From finding suitable tenants, to property maintenance and upkeep, dealing with government regulations, and collecting the rent on time, there’s a lot of […]

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The Benefits of Property Management Services

Owning property is a time consuming task. You have a lot of bases to cover, and as just one person you only have so much time and energy to devote to a particular task. That’s why we offer property management services to help you with all of the duties that come with property ownership. […]

By |October 28th, 2013|Maryland Property Management Services|Comments Off on The Benefits of Property Management Services