The University Of Maryland Terripans In March Madness

For all of us in Laurel Maryland who are Maryland Terripan fans today is a big day.  Today at 2:55 PM the University of Maryland’s mens basketball team tips off against the University of California.  Maryland is a ten seed and California is a seven seed. If Maryland gets past California, they will probably play […]

Laurel Meat Market

If you own Laurel, Md. real estate you are probably familier with the Laurel Meat Market on Main Street.  You can’t miss it if you drive down Main Street in Laurel Maryland.  Just stop wherever you see the life size plastic cow on the sidewalk. The Laurel Meat Market is not a new high tech […]

Maryland Home Sales

The following are the absorption rates for the four Maryland counties that Laurel, Md. real estate is located.  The Maryland counties are Montgomery, Prince Georges, Howard and Ann Arundel. Montgomery County Maryland continues to lead the way out of a weak market with 22% of homes selling in the first 30 days.  This is an […]

Great Sports Bar In Laurel, Maryland

One of the great advantages of purchasing Laurel, MD real estate is the numerous great restaurants in Laurel Maryland. Recently, I ate at The Green Turtle at 14150 Baltimore Ave., Laurel MD 20707.   The Green Turtle is a sports bar.  As much as I like sports, I rarely get to sports bars.  If all sports […]

$10,000 In Down Payment Grant Available To Buyers

If you want to buy some Laurel, Md real estate, there is a grant program that can help.   A bank I work with is offering to provide buyers with a grant to assist buyers with their down payment.  For every one thousand dollars a buyer puts down on a home the grant adds an additional five […]

First Time Home Buyers Laurel Maryland

All buyers need to be aware of the great benefits of buying Laurel real estate. But first, here’s a look at the financial and tax advantages of homeownership and the benefits of purchasing a home in a buyer’s market such as we have today: • First and foremost, you’ll buy at a discounted price. This […]

When Is The Best Time To Buy?

When working with buyers who are interested in buying Laurel Md. real estate, I often get asked, “Is now the best time to buy?” Specifically, they want to know if houses are less expensive in the Winter versus the Spring and Summer months.  While Spring tends to have more choices of homes because of the […]

The Ingredients To A Successful Foreclosure Sale

Montgomery Village, Maryland is located about 20 minutes from Laurel, Maryland.  I have a client who wrote an offer on a foreclosure and it looks like we will be closing next week.  As noted in some of my earlier post, foreclosures can be tricky and full of booby traps. How is this foreclosure making it […]

If You Rent You May Be Losing Money

The other day I was reviewing the rentals in my Laurel, Md. real estate market for a client.  At first, we looked at potential sales in a particular neighborhood.  The type of home she wanted was listed anywhere from $256K to $429K.  This is a huge price range in the same neighborhood. My client was […]

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 […]