The Most Wanted Features for New Homes in 2014

By |April 14th, 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 […]

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U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls Slightly

By |March 10th, 2014|

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 […]

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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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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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Real Estate Predictions for the Second Half of 2013

By |September 5th, 2013|

After a small increase in the housing market’s performance during the first half of 2013, the market is expected to continue to recovery, slowly but surely, during the second half of the year.

 

One area where the market is improving nationwide is inventory. After hitting a 12-year low earlier in 2013, inventory bounced back between […]

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Housing Market During the First Half of 2013

By |August 2nd, 2013|

The housing market continues to make a steady, albeit slow, recovery after the crash of 2008. While numbers have not quite returned to their pre-crash norms, they are improving, and growth is expected to continue. Let’s take a look at what the real estate market did during the first half of this year.

During the […]

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5 Things Your Tenants Should Expect From You: 24 hour Service

By |June 25th, 2012|

Being a landlord is not just a job for one time of the month, when the tenant pays the rent. Being a landlord is definitely never simple. Property, personalities, repairs, decor and design, administration, and innumerable decisions about all those things and more come down to you…just you.This is a job that requires full […]

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