All About Maryland Real Estate

By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
Welcome to 9059 Seward Street, Frederick, Maryland. This well-maintained brick front colonial, Ryan Homes   Ravenwood model, in The Villages of Urbana. Super convenient location to the library, shopping, schools, and minutes from I-270. There is a two-story foyer with ceramic tile, a large designer kitchen with hardwood floors, granite counters, a center island with a wine rack, a breakfast room flooded with natural light, a vaulted ceiling, and hardwood floors.  The kitchen is open to the family room with, a gas fireplace. Formal dining area with bay window, hardwood floors. Finished basement with large rec-room wired for a sound system, full bath, and storage room.   The owner's suite includes a large walk-in closet, a private luxury bath with a garden tub, double sinks, and a separat...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Book Recommendation: The Diamond Eye by Kate QuinnI enjoyed reading The Diamond Eye (2022), a work of historical fiction based on a true story, by California author Kate Quinn, and highly recommend this selection for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this novel.About the Book In the snowbound city of Kiev (now known as Kyiv), wry and bookish history student Mila Pavlichenko organizes her life around her library job and her young son—but Hitler’s invasion of Ukraine and Russia sends her on a different path. Given a rifle and sent to join the fight, Mila must forge herself from studious girl to deadly sniper—a lethal hunter of Nazis known as Lady Death. When news of her three hundredth kill makes her a national heroine, Mila finds herself torn from t...
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By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Sold & Settled9945 Middle Mill DriveOwings Mills, MD. 21117                                       3 Bedrooms                                         2 Full BathsMLS BC2028684CLICK TO SEE PHOTOS This exceptional contemporary home, located in Owings Mills, is minutes from 795.One floor living with no steps, the Owner's suite has two walk-in closets and a luxury bathroom with two showers. In addition, there are two other bedrooms and another full bath on the first floor, along with the two-car garage, laundry, and loads of storage. It has everything you ever wanted in a home.The primary bedroom with two showers, two spacious closets, high ceilings, and bright windows overlooks wooded views on the first floor, two other bedrooms, laundry, and a magnificent eat-in kitchen with a deck. The th...
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By Fernando Herboso - Associate Broker MD, & VA, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group of Samson Properties )
Maxus Realty Group Agents are local specialists with knowledge to help you buy and sell the right home, at the right price.We are passionate about you as a client, we will always protect your best interests just because it's the only way we do business day in and day out.Today, we'll talk about Should You Rely on Real Estate Predictions to Buy or Sell Real Estate? A conversation with one of my clients made me realize that real estate market predictions are notoriously unreliable. Nobody can predict what is going to happen with 100% accuracy. But we can check out what real estate experts are saying and make some guesses about the future from there. A housing forecast is a prediction of future housing prices. It is only a rough guide but can be a good starting point for your personal situ...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
The Kitchen is My Playground Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe Chef Dolores used The Kitchen is My Playground Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe and we really enjoyed it. You may wish to give it a try. Click on the link to view and print the recipe.With its combination of overripe bananas, baking cocoa, and chocolate chips, this tasty Chocolate Banana Bread is simply loaded with fabulous chocolate-banana flavor. Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1287Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Gaithersburg Farmers Markets Our two Farmers Markets welcome the summer season with fresh local produce, baked goods, delicious prepared foods, and locally crafted spirits. The year-round Main Street Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Casey Farmers Market is open Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through November 17. The market will continue monthly over the winter on select dates. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchid, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square,Pennsylvania USA IMG 1277Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Exquisite High Tech With Taste!11 Slade Ave. Coop Pikesville, Md 212082 Bedroom 2 Bathroom  Go ahead, fall in love…this one is move-in ready.You can have the elegant Eleven Slade address and a Baltimore County location.A large 22’ covered balcony runs the length of the living and dining areas. Elegance and perfection in this two-bedroom co-op. The Primary 20’ x 13’ bedroom boasts TWO walk-in closets. The luxury bathroom has lavish glass doors—a custom marble vanity with designer drawers, and an abundance of mirrors.    You will love this Exquisite Gourmet kitchen for all your entertaining and cooking needs. Shiny white cabinets, quartz counters, a smooth five-burner cooktop, and white Jenn Aire appliances fill this spectacular space. Built-in microwave, refrigerator with freezer on the ...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Trader Joe's Florentine Lasagna When Chef Dolores was shopping at our local Trader Joe's store, she picked up a package of Trader Joe's Florentine Lasagna for our dinner at home. We enjoyed it and she will get it again.  Tender pasta sheets layered between spinach, a blend of cheese, garlic, and herbs. Sold in the frozen section. 350 calories per serving, and around 3.5 servings per container. Serving size: 1 cup. Can be cooked in a microwave or conventional oven. Ingredients: milk, spinach, water, enriched durum wheat flour, parmesan cheese, ricotta cheese, unbleached enriched flour, provolone cheese, onion, garlic, canola oil, cream, wheat starch, eggs, sage, rosemary, basil, salt, romano cheese, pecorino romano cheese, extra virgin olive oil, black pepper, nutmeg, parsley, lemon juic...
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Montgomery County Commission for Women 50th Anniversary Picnic This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Montgomery County Commission for Women (CFW). We invite you to celebrate with us on Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Wheaton Regional Park!RSVP is appreciated at https://cfw50.eventbrite.comThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1284Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Gaithersburg Street Lighting ProgramThrough its street lighting program, Gaithersburg provides well-lit streets that increases safety for both pedestrians and drivers, helps to suppress crime, and increases street capacities. Need to report a street light outage? Explore our interactive street light map here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1283Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs 
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By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Let's Buy a New HomeWith the inventory of existing homes being at an all-time low, you may want to consider buying a brand new home.  Did you know that a Realtor, like me, can help you purchase new construction too?  And, often the seller (builder) will also pay my commission.  Let's get started - visit my website which is just for brand new homes and let's talk about the strategy and what's available and how to go about it.  The process of buying a brand new home is a little different than buying a home that someone has lived in.  You get to choose your kitchen cabinets and counters, flooring, and bathroom finishes and it requires some planning because most times you won't be able to close and move into your new home in 30-45 days.  Check it out and let's talk!!
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Book Recommendation: Dream Town by David BaldacciI enjoyed reading Dream Town, the latest of three Aloysius Archer novels by David Baldacci. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this book. Private investigator and World War II veteran Aloysius Archer heads to Los Angeles, the city where dreams are made and shattered, and is ensnared in a lethal case in this latest thriller in #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci’s Nero Award-winning series.  It’s the eve of 1953, and Aloysius Archer is in Los Angeles to ring in the New Year with an old friend, aspiring actress Liberty Callahan, when their evening is interrupted by an acquaintance of Callahan’s: Eleanor Lamb, a screenwriter in dire straits. After a series of increasingly chilling events—mysterious phone ca...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Gaithersburg CARES Hub The Gaithersburg CARES Hub at Seneca Creek Community Church is a consolidation center for essential health items & food for children, families and seniors dealing with the health and economic impacts of the pandemic. Starting on May 23, the pantry will be open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2 to 3 p.m. Learn more about how you can volunteer and donate here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1282Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
 This past month, I was privileged to take the two-day CSI safety course taught by Robert Siciliano.The six hours of classes presented were on two separate Tuesdays. Thanks to ActiveRain, this was set up directly from our Tuesday Zoom meetings. And we all received the NAR  CSI certification.This past Sunday, May 15th, Robert was a guest on my radio show. It was an honor to share the limelight with Robert, and hopefully, we will continue to spread the word about the importance of safety in our industry. May 15th podcast CLICK to listen.So much to learn. So much sharing. Always something new to learn and to teach. What classes or courses have you taken lately? Thinking of selling a homeCall Margaret Rome 
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Gaithersburg Recycling Tip: Ceramic & Clay Flower Pots  Are you starting your garden? Do you have last year’s flower pots that you don’t know what to do with? Don’t throw these in your recycling! Download the @RecycleCoachApp  and use the ‘What Goes Where’ search tool to find out what other gardening supplies are recyclable!This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.Gaithersburg Recycle Coach Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1280Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Barbara Michaluk, Leisure World Specialist / Full Service REALTOR
(Weichert Realtors | Phone Direct 240-506-2434 | 301-681-0550 office)
For Sale in 55+ Leisure World Senior Community Maryland week 5/22/2022Click Here for all Homes for Sale in Leisure World this weekLeisure World of Maryland is a Private, Gated, Age-Restricted CommunityThe best 55+ housing opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland! Living at Leisure World is a great lifestyle choice - it's also a smart financial decision.  This community is for anyone aged 55 or older. The 650-acre campus located in Montgomery County, Maryland offers a variety of housing options and offers lots of amenities. The community can be entered through 3 secure entry gates, staffed with Leisure World security personnel. Leisure World is convenient to shopping, entertainment and offers its own shuttle bus transportation.Click Here to Search for Homes for sale in Leisure World of...
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By Andrea Bedard, Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS
(Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860)
1305 Parrs Ridge Drive is a stunning front porch colonial with a layout designed for easy living and entertaining. This is not your average 1960s center hall colonial!Its expanded and reconfigured floor plan encompasses a sleek and stylish center island kitchen with family or dining room, and offers flex spaces (living, office, formal dining) to suite anyone's needs. Multiple exits to the lovely front porch and backyard patio create an inviting flow to take advantage of the outdoor living spaces. Upstairs you'll find 3 generous bedrooms and a fully remodeled bath, and a primary suite that is larger than some condos! The impressive 720 square foot owner's suite includes a fully remodeled en-suite with dual vanities, soaking tub and walk-in closet, and is part of an addition that created ...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Gaithersburg Book Festival – Now at Bohrer Park Come read with us! The Gaithersburg Book Festival is in-person on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its new, larger location at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. Click here for information, follow on Twitter and Facebook  @GburgBookFest, and watch C-SPAN Book TV, broadcasting live. Parking is free, and accessible shuttles are available from the Shady Grove Metro Station and Lakeforest Mall. Best-Selling & Award Winning AuthorsThe Festival features more than 120 best-selling and award-winning authors, including Reyna Grande, Jamie Raskin, John Scalzi, Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, Peter H. Reynolds, Karen Joy Fowler, Adam Schiff, and John Feinstein. These authors and many more will be participating in presentations, panel discussions and ...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Gaithersburg Bike to Work Day Reminder “Bike to Work Day” takes place on Friday, May 20, with a morning stop in Gaithersburg at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Drive, and an afternoon stop at the Olde Towne Plaza next to the train station. Regionally, there are free t-shirts for the first 15,000 who register. Learn more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square,Pennsylvania USA IMG 1276Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Book Recommendation: A Game of Fear by Charles ToddI enjoyed reading A Game of Fear (2022), the latest Ian Rutledge mystery (#24) by Charles Todd. I recommend this series of novels for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this book In this newest installment of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series, Scotland Yard’s Ian Rutledge is faced with his most perplexing case yet: a murder with no body, and a killer who can only be a ghost. Spring, 1921. Scotland Yard sends Inspector Ian Rutledge to the sea-battered village of Walmer on the coast of Essex, where amongst the salt flats and a military airfield lies Benton Abbey, a grand manor with a storied past. The lady of the house may prove his most bewildering witness yet. She claims she saw a viol...
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