Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate News

By Fernando Herboso - Associate Broker MD, & VA, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group of Samson Properties )
www.ReallyNiceHomes.com A Sample of Really Nice Homes In Gaithersburg MD Kentlands – Maryland 20878   Kentlands of Gaithersburg, Maryland Do you want to see  the lastest listings directly from the MLS? Click HERE or just. . CALL ON US! And Let Us Work For You! Here at Herboso & Associates, we understand what an important decision is finding just the right home . . Our agents are committed to finding just the right place for you, your family, and even your beloved pets. Our dedication to the buyers is unsurpassed in customer satisfaction.       KENTLANDS Homes For Sale in Gaithersburg  MD The Kentlands Neighborhood Market Stats All Homes For Sale and Real Estate for  Gaithersburg Maryland 20878   The Kentlands in Gaithersburg Maryland 20878 Including Kentlands Gatehouse, Kentlands Ridge,...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
GAITHERSBURG MD LENDER OWNED FORECLOSURES   There are 35 lender owned foreclosures (REO) available for purchase in Gaithersburg MD.    Click the following URL to see the report.  Click on the listing number for full details on each property. Sort by the headers. http://mrislistings.mris.com/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?k=1135923XDLVP&p=DE-87757726-449 When you are searching for homes in Maryland, you will want to use Homes Prospector at www.roykelley.com  This is a service of MRIS, the regional multiple listing service, and you will find the most accurate up to date information on properties that are available for purchase. Foreclosures will be included in the results of your searches. Most of the homes that are sold at trustee sale auctions at the court house entrance are purchased by the...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
KENTLANDS/LAKELANDS DOG SHOW & FESTIVAL Woof! Volunteers Needed, Students Welcome! The Kentlands/Lakelands Dog Show & Festival is back! Come help plan the 4th Annual event, set for Saturday, October 17th on the Kentlands Green. Registration opens soon! Next Dog Show Committee Meeting: Wednesday, September 2nd at 7:30 pm in the Kentlands Carriage House All Foundation programs are open to the public, and volunteers are always welcome. For more information or to learn about lending a hand, email us at Kentlands@kentlands.org, visit www.kentlands.org or call the Kentlands Community Foundation at 301-926-6636. Community service post by Roy Kelley, RE/MAX Realty Group. roykelley@mris.com Follow me on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/roykelley   REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS AND THEIR BUSINESS PARTNE...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
NOTICE TO KENTLANDS HOME OWNERS Deadline for Communitywide Inspection Forms - September 1 Community Inspection Services (CIS) inspected every home in Kentlands with regards to maintenance items (for example, fence needs painting) last fall. Letters were sent to 292 homes in February. A second inspection was performed and 97 letters were mailed in July only to Titleholders who received the first letter and who had not yet completed their maintenance items or submitted a response form. If you still have not completed your maintenance items or have not turned in your Maintenance Report Form, please do so by September 1. The report should state that the maintenance items are completed OR state when maintenance items are expected to be corrected. If you have any questions, please contact th...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Kentlands Extended Pool Season Schedule Announced The Board of Trustees has approved the extension of the pool season for an additional two weeks through Sunday, September 20! The pool will be open Monday through Friday, Noon to 9 pm and the regular full weekend coverage hours (9:30 am to 9:00 pm). Early morning lap swim hours will conclude on Friday, September 4. Please note that beginning August 29 the Snack Bar will be open on weekends only; it will also be open on Labor Day. The annual Dog Swim will finish the season out on September 20 from 4 pm to 6 pm.   Community service post by Roy Kelley, RE/MAX Realty Group. roykelley@mris.com Follow me on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/roykelley  
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
KENTLANDS TO HOST FREE TECHNOLOGY SEMINARS Free Technology Seminars to be held at Clubhouse About the Seminars The seminars will cover a broad range of topics, from family PC challenges to business security issues. Each seminar will focus on one main topic of discussion, e.g. data security, and will include a presentation followed by a round of questions and answers. The seminars are scheduled to take place quarterly. Community input and suggestions for topics of discussion are welcome. You may submit seminar ideas to mikel@techsolutionsmd.com. Please indicate in the subject heading: TOPIC: "Suggestion". About the Host The seminars will be hosted by Mikel M. Draghici, founder of Tech Solutions, M.D. Tech Solutions, M.D. is a Kentlands based company that offers software and hardware tec...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Tree Removal Permit Required in Gaithersburg The City of Gaithersburg requires a permit for tree removal on private property. Tree removal means removal, relocating or topping of the tree.  This would include trees with a caliper of more than two inches, as measured at four inches above ground level. The application for tree removal is available at www.gaithersburgmd.gov  If you have any questions, contact the City of Gaithersburg, Public Works at 301-258-6370. Landscape Trimming, Mowing / Disposal Hedges, trees and shrubs should be kept trimmed so they do not obstruct streetlights, traffic signs, pedestrian or vehicular traffic or the view of any intersection. With the rain, comes the grass.  Please keep your grass mowed during growing season. All leaves, grass cuttings and tree trimmi...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Kentlands Crab Feast Saturday, September 26 4 to 7 pm Clubhouse Great Room & Patio  Tickets Available NOW!  $5 per person or $20 per family.  No charge for children 12 and under. NO GUESTS PERMITTED* Tickets on sale during business hours only (9 am through 4:45 pm) through Friday, September 18th or until they are sold out. TICKETS ARE LIMITED & ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS, GET YOURS BEFORE THEY ARE GONE! *Valid Facilities Passes and tickets are required. This event is open to Kentlands residents in good standing only; as per our updated resolution, a single head-of-household may bring another adult guest. Other guests are not permitted. Admission price includes all you can eat crabs, sides, dessert, and beverages (beer, frozen daiquiris and pina coladas included; please bring...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Join The  Kentlands Community Children's Chorus New Members Are Always Welcome! Does your child enjoy singing?  Girls and boys from kindergarten through high school in the greater Gaithersburg area are invited to join the Kentlands Community Children's Chorus.  They will learn all kinds of music including Broadway, folk songs of America and other countries, popular, holiday, and light classical.  They don't need to know how to read music yet.  The basics of music, singing, vocal technique, and performing will be taught in 2 groups divided by age and ability.  Parents may attend and assist. The Chorus is a lively, fun activity where children will learn from 3 of the area's finest singers and teachers - see their website at www.duet-vocal.com. There are no auditions or tryouts:  just come...
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16th Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Runs Saturday, September 5, 2009  Hosted by the Kentlands Community Foundation in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg  register at www.kentlands.org    * VOLUNTEERS, STUDENTS, BANDS & BUSINESSES WANTED * Hey Students! Earn SSL hours and get a FREE t-shirt, FREE breakfast on Race Day and an invite to the 5K Volunteer Thank You Party while you're at it! Learn more and sign up at http://www.kentlands.org/5K/volunteer.html Bands of any type, Dance, cheer squads and Poms are invited to participate in this years 5K Race.  It is a great way to promote your club or team and be a part of the largest 5K Event in Montgomery County!! Learn more at http://www.kentlands.org/5K/events.html Are you a local business that targets the Kentlan...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
GAITHERSBURG MD FORECLOSURES FOR SALE There are 35 lender owned foreclosures (REO) available for purchase in Gaithersburg MD.    Click the following URL to see the report.  Click on the listing number for full details on each property. http://mrislistings.mris.com/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?k=1135923XDLVP&p=DE-87484705-966 When you are searching for homes in Maryland, you will want to use Homes Prospector at www.roykelley.com  This is a service of MRIS, the regional multiple listing service, and you will find the most accurate up to date information on properties that are available for purchase. Foreclosures will be included in the results of your searches. Most of the homes that are sold at trustee sale auctions at the court house entrance are purchased by the secured mortgage lenders. ...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
SUPPORT THE CORNER STORE IN KENTLANDS Those of us that live in Kentlands in Gaithersburg, Maryland, are fortunate to have a large selection of merchants that help make life easier for the locals. Our friend Hormaz Khoshroo is one of those merchants. For many years, he has operated The Corner Store at 300 Main Street in Kentlands. It is across the street from the Main Street Pavilion. This family business is officially known as Main Street Beer and Wine. This is our neighborhood beer and wine store. If you have not experienced the friendly family service offered by this local family, take time to stop by and introduce yourself. Select a case of wine while you are there and discover a new favorite. http://www.mainstreetbeerandwine.com/ ActiveRain has asked its real estate bloggers to prom...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
GAITHERSBURG MD TRUSTEE SALES - HARVEY WEST AUCTIONEERS Harvey West Auctioneers has scheduled Maryland trustee sales. Trustee sales auctions are open to the public and all qualified bidders. These sales are foreclosures by the secured mortgage lenders. Buyers should carefully read the newspaper advertisements that appear for three weeks before the sale date.  The required deposits must be in the form of cash or certified funds. Most of the bidders use cashier's checks that are payable to themselves and endorse the checks when they are successful. Always check for cancellations before attending trustee sales. Seek professional advice if you do not have full knowledge of the risks. Since these transactions are not conditioned on the availability of mortgage financing, buyers should always...
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By Courtney Donato-Griffiths
(Keller-Williams Metro Realty Serving the Greater D.C. Area)
Two cities in Montgomery County, Potomac and Gaithersburg, appear on the list of the wealthiest U.S. cities, yet more than 1200 people within the county are homeless.  This means Gaithersburg is not oblvious to the homelessness that is a problem all throughout the nation.  Countless numbers live on the streets, in shelters, or in government supported facilities.  And it is a hard, cruel fact that at least one third of those considered homeless are children. The City of Gaithersburg has always reached out to fund shelters in other parts of the county where former city residents who became homeless found refuge and also helped fund a local soup kitchen.  The public became more aware of the widespread nature of homelessness as an increasing number of panhandlers accosted customers at the d...
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GAITHERSBURG FORECLOSURES FOR SALE - 29 HOMES - MONTGOMERY COUNTY There are 29 lender owned foreclosures available for purchase in Gaithersburg MD Click the following URL to see the report: http://matrix.mris.com/Matrix/Public/EmailReport.aspx?ID=1637437195 When you are searching for homes in Maryland, you will want to use Homes Prospector at www.roykelley.com  This is a service of MRIS, the regional multiple listing service, and you will find the most accurate up to date information on properties that are available for purchase. Foreclosures will be included in the results of your searches. Most of the homes that are sold at trustee sale auctions at the court house entrance are purchased by the secured mortgage lenders. The lenders then offer the homes for sale when they become part of...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
GAITHERSBURG SHORT SALE LISTINGS - MONTGOMERY COUNTY MD There are 92 active short sale listings in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Click the following URL to see the report:http://matrix.mris.com/Matrix/Public/EmailReport.aspx?ID=1637240123 When you are searching for available homes, be sure to use Homes Prospector at www.roykelley.com for the most current information on available properties. This is a service of MRIS, our regional multiple  listing service. As you search for homes on line, many properties will appear to be attractive because of their lower prices. Home buyers and their agents need to understand when they are considering short sale listings. These are the properties that require lender approval for a sale because the proceeds will not cover the outstanding mortgage loan balance...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
GAITHERSBURG MD TRUSTEE SALES - HARVEY WEST AUCTIONEERS Harvey West Auctioneers has scheduled Maryland trustee sales. Trustee sales auctions are open to the public and all qualified bidders. These sales are foreclosures by the secured mortgage lenders. Buyers should carefully read the newspaper advertisements that appear for three weeks before the sale date.  The required deposits must be in the form of cash or certified funds. Most of the bidders use cashier's checks that are payable to themselves and endorse the checks when they are successful. Always check for cancellations before attending trustee sales. Seek professional advice if you do not have full knowledge of the risks. Since these transactions are not conditioned on the availability of mortgage financing, buyers should always...
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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 )
A Sample of Really Nice Homes In Gaithersburg Kentlands – Maryland 20878 Kentlands Homes For Sale in Gaithersburg  MD The Kentlands "Kentlands Neighborhood Experts" Search For Kentlands Gaithersburg HOMES HERE The Kentlands in Gaithersburg MarylandThe Kentlands is a community in Gaithersburg Maryland that is surrounded by beauty with plenty amenities desired by todays active living styles.With space for living, working, shopping,and a  plethora of . .near-transportation and recreation. A place where people can walk to do their shopping, walk to school or work. The beauty of the Lentlands is in the white picket fences, tree lined streets  sidewalks and  common areas where neighbors gather to be part  of what make this community so special. Conveniently located homes, condos and townhous...
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
GAITHERSBURG MD 20877 REAL ESTATE TREND INDICATOR   If you are planning to purchase or sell a home in ZIP CODE 20877, you will want to know the trends of the market. The following report is for the past month and the statistics are compared with the same month last year. There were 161 active listings on the multiple listings service (MRIS).  During the month, there were 49 new listings and 55 went to pending new contracts. The sold dollar volume was up 11.7% from last year.  The number of homes sold was 24 from 21 last year. The average days on the market was 144 days from 88 days last year.  The average sale price was 91.53% of the average list price.  The median sold price was $238,750.  The market still favors buyers.  Foreclosures and short sales listings influence the area market....
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
SUPPORT THIS KENTLANDS BUSINESS:  TWO LEFT FEET DANCE I take an early morning walk through Kentlands and Lakelands every morning. My regular route takes me through the business area. One of the businesses I pass is the Two Left Feet Dance Studio on Market Street. In the early morning hours, they have frequent exercise classes. Visit their website or stop by for a flyer for information on the current schedule of activities. They offer beginner friendly dance lessons as well as fitness programs and activities for the children.  http://www.twoleftfeetdance.com/ Information from the website: Two Left Feet Dance Instructors: Christina Vidovich, Kevin Bowyer, Naomi Joy, Nadia Mohebban, Caitlin Foley Two Left Feet was created in July 2001 to give people the chance to dance, have fun and move b...
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