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By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
  This week I wrote a post about a sale that was contingent on natural gas being brought into a home. The buyer would not move forward without knowing  this kind of  cooking was available. There were a lot of calls made by the buyer and the agent without any solution. I posed this question on my ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 22
 We have a property that is under contract but with a simple contingency. It's not a financing contingency, it's not a home inspection contingency,  it's not a termite contingency, it's not a radon contingency, it's not a condo or HOA contingency, it's not a well/septic contingency,  it's not an ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Many People in My Neighborhood Do Not Like Section 8 In some counties in Maryland, a landlord can not rule out a renter because the renter would be using section 8.  They can rule them out for other reasons such as a bad criminal background or extremely bad credit, but not for section 8 by itself...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
We have a new listing in the Kimberleigh West area of Baltimore County. That zip code is 21244 and it is minutes from the Baltimore Beltway 695, Social Security and Northwest Hospital.   Being sold "AS IS" this longtime family home holds a treasure of memories. It is now time to say goodbye since...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 24
  Been in Real Estate for almost three decades. Recently a long time friend/client commented about how well I must be doing with the referrals fees from vendors. HUH? Asking for an explanation, he went on to say with my vast list of inspectors, contractors, lenders, appraisers, title companies,  ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Who Gets the Savings, You or the Investor? You are thinking about selling your house and then you receive a letter, or postcard in the mail from an investor who would like to buy your house. Let's assume that your house is worth $200,000. You give the investor a call thinking that selling your ho...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
It's beginning to look like spring. Received the photo above from my best friend with the caption:''Aren't the trees magnificent?'' These are the beautiful cherry blossoms right here in Baltimore.It's not only the landscape that's looking like spring...it is also the real estate market.Thinking a...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Basic Introduction to Mortgage Loan Approval Approval from a lender to receive a loan actually has two parts to the approval, one is the approval of the borrower, and two is the approval of the property. Approval of the property is achieved by getting an appraisal of the property and by getting i...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 23
Be sure you are ready to sell when you list your home.  April is not the time to test the market.   Some things to consider:If it sells right away, what are your plans?If it doesn't sell right away, what are your plans?Do you have your next place lined up?Can you find and purchase your next home ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 10
 In some areas, there is a lack of housing inventory. And I do have homes to sell buthere’s the dilemma:There is a special home in a sought after neighborhood with blue ribbon schools, an in-ground pool,  on a private court, two car garage, new master suite with jacuzzi, separate shower room, and...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Home Inspection: Confidential I am the listing agent and I tell the buyer's agent that I will see him at the home inspection.He asks: Why?I try to hide my "huh?!" reaction and state that as the listing agent I go to home inspections so that I can see first hand what the inspector is finding which...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 21
     A text  from a former client asking “when can I see it?” He was talking about a new listing that just hit the MLS late last night...make that early this morning. Suggesting he check my blog for details and photos..his response : 'How do you think I found it? I always read your blog.'   So of...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 4
Quarry Lake At Greenspring7500 Travertine DriveThe Highlands Unit #402$459,944MLS MDBC452098  Click For Photos     Rarely available! Dogwood model is largest unit in The Highlands. 1900' with three bedrooms and two baths. Nine foot ceilings in this top floor luxury condo with attached garage and ...

By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Long & Foster Hampden)
Comments 2
Catonsville Manor Community Sweep - June 5thA Code Enforcement Community Sweep will take place on June 5th, 2019 in the Catonsville Manor area.  A team of inspectors will be walking through the neighborhood to inspect properties.The Catonsville Manor Community Association has received numerous co...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 11
 So you think you know how to count?Watch those dates! Time is of the essence is at the very top of our contract.     Dates are important. Real important. The offer date, the ratified date, and the settlement date are written into our contracts. Many of the dates are counted from the date of the ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 20
  Yesterday I talked about the team it took to get a broken phone up and running.  It made me realize the dependency of a device that wasn’t even around when I started in real estate. Here are just a few phone tasks that I’ve become used to. Others might say we are ' truly dumbed down' when we ne...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 27
 Did not think it possible but I went a full twenty four hours without the complete use of my phone. And it was not by choice. Who knows why a perfectly good phone works and then in a matter of minutes it doesn't? Who cares why it wasn't working?  It needed to be fixed.   It was already too late ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 30
Look for and find the unique in your listings. Every property has something special...some more than others. Yesterday when meeting with my photographer, I was fascinated by the angles of the glass above the open staircase of this townhouse. So I just started taking photos with my phone. None of ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
  73 Penny Lane Copper Hill Mount Washington Baltimore County 21209  $229,944 MLS MDBC435814 Three bedrooms two full two half baths move in ready with three finished levels. Open floor plan with wood floors, gas heat and cooking, separate dining room and four sets of sliding glass doors to watch...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 6
73 Penny LaneCopper HillMount WashingtonBaltimore County21209 3 bedrooms 2 full 2 half baths Totally move in ready with three finished levels.Open floor plan with wood floors, gas heat and cooking, separate dining room and four sets of sliding glass doors to watch nature, trees, and the change of...

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