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By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Check Your Spam Folder; It Might Have Something WorthwhileThe other day I prepared an offer for my client.  Before I sent the email off to the listing agent, of course, I had to decide, if I wanted it to go to their primary email folder or to their spam email folder.I doubted that this low ball o...

By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Houwzer Inc)
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Baltimore County Christmas Tree Farms2020 certainly has thrown a twist into all our holiday plans and some may want a more authentic Christmas than in past years which may mean having a real tree rather than an artificial one. Or you have just bought your first (or second) home and need a tree fo...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 After speaking to friends and clients during this Thanksgiving week, I see a trend. That trend is towards bigger homes, more versatile spaces, and separate entrances.   With the pandemic, people need each other even more. Please think of the assisted living without being able to visit...they are...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Not all contracts make it to closing.No matter how hot the market is, how many appointments a property receives, or how many multiple offers come in...not all contracts make it to the closing table.The term in the industry is called a 'fall through."Some homes sell three times but only make it t...

By NextDay Inspect, Residential Home Inspections & Radon Testing
(NextDay Inspect)
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 Electrical PanelsElectricity enters the home through a control panel and a main switch where one can shut off all the power in an emergency. These panels are usually located in the basement. Control panels use either fuses or circuit breakers. Install the correct fuses for the panel. Never use a...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Should I make my mortgage payment before closing? That depends on your closing date and time. The title company will order a payoff statement from your current lender so they know the amount to send after closing.Many title companies schedule the payoff amount based on the day after closing. Som...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Monetize the Mansion   A few real estate trends: BiggerRemember when they were building bigger, better houses just because they could. The desire was for square footage, more garages, more land, and more bathrooms.  Smaller The trend went to saving resources, moving to the city, smaller places, g...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Falling in love is wonderful!   No question, buying a home is an emotional decision. Even if you find everything you think you want – the right neighborhood, the right school, the right number of bedrooms, the right look, the fireplace, the gardens, the garage, the 'she' cave, even the lower lev...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 It is Thanksgiving week in Baltimore. Not as many people will be gathering for meals, friendship, and football games.But there will be plenty of discussions on where to have next year's turkey dinner.  At this time of year, it's not unusual to have conversations about moving. It may be for diffe...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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   We found the right buyer for this Pikesville Townhouse located at 16 Lamplighter Ct. Annen Woods 21208    They were waiting for a beautiful brick townhouse condominium in a private location surrounded by lush landscaping in Baltimore County? Take a look at16 Lamplighter Ct. Annen Woods 21208 M...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  2117 Burdock Rd Greengate 21209 Baltimore County MLS #MDBC504412     SOLD & SETTLED       We found the perfect buyers for this Mid Century Modern Design home in Greengate. Great use of space and space planning... bright, gourmet custom kitchen makes use of every inch: Viking gas cooktop, double...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  Seek, and ye shall find by googling.Looking for an article in the TRS magazine,  I typed in my name and came up with this page of stuff about yours truly.   Surprised, there was so much, but then when you think about being in Real Estate since 1990, blogging since 2006, and all the other things...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  It's not unusual to hear this statement, 'Let Me Know If You Get An Offer.'   Do I need to stay in touch with you to see if you are ready to write on one of my properties?My suggestion, let me know you are prepared to write, and I will let you know if there are other offers. I refuse to take th...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Over 7 years ago, I took over ALL ABOUT REAL ESTATE, my live weekly radio show. It started many many years before when my friend Terry Stafford was hosting. I used to listen, call in sometimes and was an occasional guest. Over the years, I offered to host the show if Terry wanted or needed a Sun...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Not going to ask you to spell this one. It is Friday the 13th! Do you know anyone who has friggatriskaidekaphobia?       The definition of friggatriskaidekaphobia is a serious fear of Fridays that fall on the thirteenth.Here's an interesting fact:  Any month's 13th day will fall on a Friday if th...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  It used to be called HUD 1. Now that name is used only if it's a cash transaction. Today it's called a CD for Closing Documents, and there is the ALTA Settlement Statement. Does it matter what you call the final documents? My sellers went to the title company today to pre-sign. The buyers will ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Next Door Heroes Program  Next Door Heroes Program for Front Line Workers.   Buy or sell your home with Ron Trzcinski of Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, and receive an eGift Card good at Home Depot for $200 to $1,000 depending upon the price of the home.   Ron Trzcinski Century 21, The Real E...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  Thankful for HomeRome    As a solo broker, there's still a team!My team members consist of my bookkeeper, lenders, title companies, professional photographers, contractors, landscapers, inspectors, computer guys, website manager, radio followers, producers, and co-op agents. Other members are R...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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November is a great time to sell. No need to wait!  What's the best time to sell your house? The best time is when you and your house are ready!Every day houses sell; every month, every season, in every weather condition, and every holiday!  Buyers are ready now.    If your home is not on the mar...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Of all the ActiveRain contests, November’s is the easiest one. The hardest part is choosing what to share. We have one member who is writing an appreciation post every day.Doing a search for 'Thankful' and my name, I came up with ten pages just on ActiveRain.   Let’s list a few things to be than...

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