Holiday Time In Laurel MD

I remember when I was a young kid growing up in Rockville MD.  We would drive around with my parents and looking a Christmas lights on homes.  Just a string of lights on a tree or a gutter seemed so festive.  On occassion we would drive by a home that had colored lights on both the […]

Laurel MD Howard County Shocking Results

2008 2007 % Change Total Sold Dollar Volume: $ 5,840,220 $ 2,944,580 98.34 % Average Sold Price: $ 389,348 $ 327,176 19.00 % Median Sold Price: $ 360,000 $ 299,000 20.40 % Total Units Sold: 15 9 66.67 % Average Days on Market: 105 94 11.70 % Average List Price for Solds: $ 415,928 $ […]

I Know This Happens To You

I grew up in Montgomery County Maryland.  I rarely went into Prince Georges County Maryland.  Those of us in Montgomery County thought Prince Georges County was a vast wasteland. Well, the years go by, I meet my wife, have a child and now I own real estate in Laurel MD.  Now I live in Prince […]

Important Meeting In West Laurel MD Tonite!

I’d like a really good turnout for this event Monday evening. This issue is HUGE for us with our proximity to Laurel Racetrack. If Question 2 passes on Nov. 4, we could be looking at a venue with 3,500 or so slot machines within a few miles of the neighborhood. Please pass this on to […]

Laurel MD Teacher Wins Treasure

According to the Laurel Gazette, Laurel Woods Elementary teacher Paul Carpenetti won a thousand dollars worth of supplies.   The supplies were awarded to Mr. Carpenetti as part of A Day Made Better program.  This program is co-sponsored by Officemax and nonprofit Adopt-A-Classroom.  The goal of this event is to help teachers purchase classroom supplies.  Many teachers who work in the Laurel real estate […]

Local Laurel, Md. College Awarded National Grant

As I have always stated, if you buy Laurel, Md. real estate, you will be surrounded by smart people.  And now, those smart people will have more of an opportunity to get even smarter.   The National Science Foundation has awarded Capital College a $586,000 five year scholarship grant in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics program […]

The Dreaded Short Sale

Ok, here at Laurel Real Estate we have discussed the first two types of sales.  First, was the normal sale between  a buyer and a seller.  Second, was the foreclosure sale between a buyer and a bank.  Now we come to the short sale. A short sale occurs when the seller needs to sell his […]

Geek Squad In a Laurel Md Elementary School

Gorman Crossing Elementary School in Laurel Md has its own “Geek Squad”.  The Geek Squad consist of several elementary students who are learning about technology.  Their teacher Mark Welsh got the idea off of, where else, the internet.   These students are learning how to problem solve for both teachers and students who find themselves in technological […]