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Real Estate Agent - The Creig Nothrop Team of Long & Foster
This blog is about the Maryland Real Estate Market and other things that I love to do and write about.
     Mold has been quite an issue here in the Maryland area.  As we get more and more foreclosures on the market the mold issues just get worse.  It seems to me that because the foreclosure process takes so long to get through, the homes are vacant for quite awhile before the banks can take posse...
Life beyond stress.  This was such great advice that I just had to reblog it on Active Rain.  I believe that you can do anything that you set your mind to doing including stress releif.  As long as you realize that you are stressed, you can get past it.                   Thanks for reading,     ...
Happy Saint Valentine's Day to all.  As a tribute to Valentine's day I have looked up the History of this wonderful holiday.  Wikipedia says that it is a day for love and affection between intimate companions.                                                                  ...
This is a conglomeration of what I have seen in the past years.... How not to sell a house.  If you don't really want to sell your home then why not leave all of the clutter you have obtained over the past 25 years in plain site.                      Leave the wallpaper from1974                  ...
I know we have discussed this before here on active rain.  But I am finding that I am running into this problem more and more lately.  Why would you list a home for an unrealistic price, knowing that the seller needs to walk away with x amount of dollars outside of the comparable selling prices f...
This post is full of wonderful informaiton.  The last one about the smells in the house.  Way too fimiliar!!  Everybody has a home smell that they just don't notice.  Well worth reblogging!!!The ability to reap additional profits on the sale of your home can be accomplished easily enough if you m...
After becoming a real estate agent many years ago, I was hired in our office to do administrative things.  It started small and went on to just about everything.  As I have been in this daily job for more then five years now, I have taught myself quite a bit.  The one thing I really enjoy doing i...
The New Year is a popular time for resolutions, so why not add some ideas for improving your home to your list.   1. Rid Your Home of ClutterIf you're thinking about putting your home on the market, it's a known fact that homes with less clutter will sell faster. Go through your entire home, incl...
A Small Bedroom Community!  What exactly does this mean?                                                                                                    While watching HGTV one evening, my husband & I were watching an episode of House Hunters.  When out of the blue, they were in Severna Park, ...
As a licensed real estate agent, what exactly does is mean to a buyer when you recommend someone to them for their services. (contractor, inspector, maintenance person or even the lender).   As professionals and someone with experience in this business we usually know of people that are conscient...

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