State Funds For LARS And Laurel Boys And Girls Club

I recently wrote a post about how the Laurel Boys and Girls club (LBGC) needed $50,000 for operating expenses.   Well, according to the Laurel Gazette the state of Maryland has given both the LBGC and Laurel Advocacy and Recovery Services (LARS) $100,000 each.  This is great news for Laurel residents. The funds for the LBGC will be […]

Laurel Boys And Girl Club Needs Money

The Laurel Boys and Girls Club on Montgomery Ave in Laurel Maryland needs money.  According to the Laurel Gazette,  the club has asked the Laurel City Council for $50,000.  The bad economy has put stress on the Clubs finances. Unfortunately, the economy also makes it harder for the city of Laurel to help the club with […]

Its Time For The Bond Mill Elementary School Carnival

This is a great time of year for all residents in Laurel Maryland.  The weather is getting warmer and more outside events are taking place.  I hope you were able to get to the H20 Festival on Saturday. However if you missed that, don’t despair.  On May 16th the annual Bond Mill Carnival will be […]

Home Sales Triple in Laurel, Maryland 20707

2009 2008 % Change Total Sold Dollar Volume: $ 6,813,045 $ 2,622,250 159.82 % Average Sold Price: $ 252,335 $ 291,361 – 13.39 % Median Sold Price: $ 240,000 $ 300,000 – 20.00 % Total Units Sold: 27 9 200.00 % Average Days on Market: 167 116 43.97 % Average List Price for Solds: $ […]

More Homes Are Selling Prince Georges County Maryland This April!

2009 2008 % Change Total Sold Dollar Volume: $ 92,675,898 $ 104,001,953 – 10.89 % Average Sold Price: $ 243,884 $ 302,331 – 19.33 % Median Sold Price: $ 234,900 $ 285,500 – 17.72 % Total Units Sold: 380 344 10.47 % Average Days on Market: 166 122 36.07 % Average List Price for Solds: […]

Ten Of My Favorite Places In Laurel, Maryland

Having owned Laurel real estate for about 15 years now, I have become fond of several places in Laurel Maryland.  The following is the current list: Laurel Donut shop.  Taste one of their donuts and you will know why California Tortilla.  Love the music and food is always good Best Buy.  Ok, its really only […]

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 […]

Laurel, Maryland Museum

The other day I got an email form Karen Lubieniecki.  Karen is  the President of the Laurel Historical Society.  She was searching the internet for blogs on Laurel, Maryland and came across mine.  Needless to say she was impressed. Karen also apprised me of the Laurel Museum located at 817 Main Street in Laurel.  The […]

Home Sales In Laurel, Maryland

Today we will look at the absorption rate for Laurel real estate in Prince Georges County. In the past I have used the term absorption rate to indicate how many homes are selling in the first thirty days on the market in a given area.  I am going to do something a little different today […]

Students In Laurel, Maryland Complete MSAs

All six elementary schools in Laurel, Maryland Prince Georges County, completed the MSAs this week.  As most parents know, the MSAs measure the progress of the schools student body.  The MSAs give the state a chance to see what percentage of students are proficient enough in basic skills. After reading the Laurel Leader and the Laurel Gazette, […]