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Have You Claimed Your House? Well quite naturally you have claimed your house.  It's your house! Of course, it is your house, once you get past others that have taken it over such as kids, pets, spouses, accumulated stuff, weeds, ants, and whatnot and whonot. I am not talking about deeds and titl...
05/31/2018
Low Mortgage Rates; High Home Affordability Mortgage interest rates are still relatively low. They are, for most buyers, less than 4.5%. If you couple this with a good economy, where wages are rising, then you have a high affordability for home buyers. This means that it is easier to get a good p...
05/31/2018
Now Available:1117 N. Mount Street, Baltimore, MD 21217 Now Available I previously said it would be priced at $120,000, but the owner has reconsidered and priced it at $100,000. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Finished Lower Level, Gleaming Hardwood Floors, Privacy Fenced Rear Yard, Marble Steps an...
05/24/2018
Pricing Strategy of Underpricing a Listing Misleads Some Buyers I received a call about a property that was priced at $99,000.  The buyer was looking for something priced at $100,000 or less and this property was in a preferred location for her and was a property that interested her greatly.  She...
05/15/2018
Maryland Real Estate Inventory Drops Again For nearly two years, the number of homes actively on the market has decreased in year to year same month comparisons. Based on supply and demand, fewer available homes has led to an increase in prices. The price increase has been exacerbated by more buy...
05/14/2018
It Has Paneled Walls; Nothing Else Matters The house has been completely inspected.  It passes all elements of the inspections with flying colors. There are no issues with the electrical system. The plumbing had a small leak under the bathroom sink.  This was fixed prior to the inspection.  In fa...
05/07/2018
Baltimore City Row House Coming to the Market in May Coming to the market at the end of May. Great centrally located home is within 4 miles of Downtown Baltimore attractions; within 8 miles of every major college in Baltimore. 3 very good sized bedrooms and one smaller bedroom. 2 full baths. Fini...
04/28/2018
Fewer Homes on the Market Means Higher Prices The number of homes on the market has continued to decrease. With fewer homes from which to choose, Buyers bid up the prices of the existing homes. In other words, it is a Seller's market. Comparing March of 2017 to March of 2018 in the Maryland Real ...
04/26/2018
Using the US Army for a Scam The Nigerian barrister scam must have gotten too old so this scam artist is trying a similar scheme with a different venue.  He is using the US Military, Syria, ISIS, the United Nations, and so on for this latest scam. He started by sending me an email about a propert...
04/19/2018
I Tripped Over The Virtual Coffee Table I thought that the house was vacant, but after just a few steps into the living room, I found myself stumbling to the ground as I tripped over the virtual coffee table.  Fortunately, there was a virtual sofa that broke my fall and provided for a soft landin...
04/14/2018
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