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Recently Maryland REALTORS and Governor Wes Moore brought attention to Maryland's severe shortage of housing. The State's nearly 150,000 unit shortfall will grow even more if not addressed. For the past number of years, the shortage of housing has increased by an average of 5,600 units per year. ...
02/19/2024
Select a builder to construct your custom dream home on one of these three beautiful home sites in Washington County near Boonsboro Maryland. Each lot has been perc approved and there are no restrictive covenants.    7401 Mountain Laurel Rd ~ 5.99 acres, private setting with a beautiful view. The...
02/14/2024
Welcome to 18745 Penn Shop Rd, Mount Airy, MD                                       (follow this link for more details)A beautiful private 18.45-acre setting, family farm/kennel operation with a special zoning exception. The farmhouse features 3 BR 2 full baths approximately 2,400 sqft +/-, a lar...
02/04/2024
Hesitant to trade a low-interest rate for a higher one had many would-be sellers sitting on the sidelines for the past year. This was the primary reason for the low, but resilient housing inventory and continued strong demand from buyers.  Many of the industry experts are predicting inventory to ...
01/23/2024
Home prices continued to climb in December as limited inventory prolongs Buyers slim choices as 2023 wraps up. A majority of Sellers are selling at the asking price or above in about two weeks, and most did not offer concessions. As we move into 2024 news of inflation beginning to subside and an ...
01/18/2024
 Prices remain high in our region because demand for homes continues to outpace the supply. Many first-time home buyers have been shut out of the market with mortgage rates that have more than doubled in the past two years increasing from around 3.1 percent to about 7 percent, making it that much...
12/27/2023
After over three years of meetings and public hearings on The Sugar Loaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan (SLTLMP) and overlay, the Frederick County Council rejected the overlay portion of the plan by a 5-2 vote. Those who have followed this long saga will find both sides, the opposition and t...
12/23/2023
 As we enter the holiday season the housing market is feeling the affects of a normal seasonal cycle with fewer transactions. Inventory remains in short supply as many home owners with sub 4% mortgages are delaying a move. Higher home interest rates have caused Buyer activity to cool down as many...
11/16/2023
 Frederick County, MDIndustry Watch Q3-2023Key Metrics                     Q3-2023              1-Year Change Market ActivityMedian Sales Price       $475,000                         + 5.6%Avg. Sales Price              $505,787                         + 3.9% Closed Sales                     1,001...
10/22/2023
There is still a scarcity of supply in the Mid-Atlantic region. but the gap from 2022 levels has narrowed with new listings down just 7.8% from this time last year. In typical years, there is a significant decrease in listings throughout August, but this year, listings have stayed far steadier. L...
09/23/2023
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