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Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price.ReStores are independently owned and operated by local Habita...
11/03/2015
Where do the home buyers come from ?   85% Real estate agent     80% The Internet     63% Yard sign        55% Newspaper Branding     47% Open House Many people believe that the way to sell a home is to place an ad in the paper and put it up on the internet and wait for a person to inquire and bu...
08/27/2015
Proposed increases in the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guarantee fees ,aka (G-fees) , mean a portion of the cost of financing a new home will be used to finance highway legislation and other federal spending. These G - fees are not directly related to home ownershipNAMB - the Association of Mortgag...
07/28/2015
  Centrally located between two major interstates, 40 minutes from Baltimore and Washington D.C., removed from overcrowded urban areas on 7+/- acres. This custom stone rancher on (2 lots)also includes a  5,000+ sqft shop/garage building.      The quality craftsmanship shines through out, built by...
06/20/2015
A majority of homeowners purchasing a house with less than 20 percent down have to buy private mortgage insurance -(PMI) This insurance makes homeownership possible for so many purchasers.Lenders require you to have mortgage insurance so that if you can no longer make payments on your home, the l...
06/04/2015
Maryland Governor  Larry Hogan and Secretary Kenneth Holt announced the "You've Earned It!" Initiative through the Maryland Mortgage Program.  The initiative is offering a 2.75 percent fixed rate, 30-year mortgage and $10,000 down payment assistance to qualified home buyers with more than $25,000...
05/17/2015
  Lake Linganore is a tranquil rural lake community consisting of 14 unique villages. The community of villages is centered on a system of lakes, the centerpiece of which is  a 210-acre lake , the largest privately owned lake in the state of Maryland. Located between Frederick and Mt. Airy, five ...
05/03/2015
The foreclosure process involves three stages: FIRST: Pre-foreclosure, the Bank files a notice of default stating the property owner has been delinquent on their mortgage payments for at least two months. The property owner at this point still has two to three months to try and refinance the loan...
04/19/2015
Listening to an interview on a book review I heard an interesting analogy. What industry can you fail in 70% of the time, be a super star and do what you love? The book was about baseball. A hitter who's batting average is consistently over 300 is considered a super star in baseball. Which means ...
03/31/2015
Auction or List it for sale ?                     Acting as executor or (PR) "personal representative" of an estate doesn't have to be an overwhelming task if you're organized. The executor or PR is legally responsible for protecting the assets of the decedent, or deceased, until the probate pro...
03/20/2015
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