Mid Year Housing Report For Mid Atlantic States

The Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS) recently published its Mid Year findings for the Mid Atlantic States Housing Market. Maryland real estate and Laurel real estate are included in this region. Some of the points contained in this report include: Prices are showing renewed signs of strength: 2nd quarter prices in most jurisdictions were up […]

Buyer Agent In Laurel Maryland

If you are shopping for Laurel, Md. real estate, make sure you have a buyer agent who knows the area. There are three types of agency.  The first is the seller’s agent.  The seller’s agent is responsilbe for looking out for the seller’s interest above all else.  If you call a listing agent on a […]

Seller Has To Restore Property

Recently, I was at a walk-thru with my buyer on a sale in Laurel, Maryland. The walk-thru is typically done a few days before settlement and is done to make sure the home is the same condition it was at the time of ratification. In this particualar walk-thru it was discovered the basement carpet was […]

Loan Modification

If you bought a home in the last couple of years and are having trouble paying your mortgage, loan modification is an option. The type of loan you have makes a difference. If you have an FHA loan, the government offers two options.  One is the partial claim.  Simpley put,  the partial claim allows you to […]

Thinking Of Buying A Laurel Maryland Foreclosure?

Are you are considering buying a Laurel, Md. home?  If so, are you considering a foreclosure? Everyone thinks a foreclosure can be had for pennies on the dollar.  However, if you want to buy a foreclosure, you may end up paying more than the list price. The last three foreclosure deals I wrote on all had multiple bids […]

WSSC Offers Great FREE Activity For Families

WSSC is putting on a fun, educational and free event.  For those of us in Laurel Maryland this is great event right in our own back yard. Laurel (March 26, 2009 ): It’s Spring again…and in addition to providing the community with clean fresh water, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) offers its customers and […]

Home Sales In Maryland

The Laurel, Maryland residents who live in Montgomery County are still in a transition housing market.  A transition housing market is not a buyer’s market or a sellers market. A transition market is a balanced market. With all the talk about the bad housing market, Montgomery County Maryland continues to lead the way to recovery. Howard County […]

It Is Time To Spruce Up The Yard

Its’ Spring time in Laurel Maryland and that usually means it is time for yard work.  I notice around my neighborhood in West Laurel people begining to spruce up the yards for Spring and Summer.  Lawns are being cut and flowers are being planted. Many people make visits to nurserys looking for some great plants […]