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For those of you who don't know, Realtor Magazine has a feature every June highlighting 30 successful agents under the age of 30. I am just four and half months shy of my 30th birthday and decided to give it a shot this year!! I have read previous class rosters and found that I am just as qualifi...
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler's office released an advice letter on January 27th as to whether a county has the authority to assess recordation taxes on debt of a "short sale" seller of real property that is forgiven by the lender.   Attorney General Gansler discussed this letter that st...
When you have puppy sleeping on your laptop it is difficult to write back your clients or do anything else on your computer. Case in point below:
Funding Alert and Deadline for Applications for Prince George's County Down Payment on Your Dream Program (NSP).  Due to the immense popularity of this program the funds have been depleted faster than expected. As a result, the county has established a deadline for applications of February 19, 20...
Recently, I was on an appointment with a New Buyer Client in PG County. We were looking at a renovated cape cod owned by an Investor who bought it at foreclosure a few months earlier. She asked me about the NSP program. Though neither she nor the property qualified for this program it made me rea...
It is finally here! From January 25th through the 31st - area restaurants are offering prix fixe lunch menus from $12 to $15 and three course dinner menus for $25 to $30. This a great opportunity to get out and try a new restaurant on a controlled budget (especially some of those pricier ones). I...
Bethesda 20817  Inventory has remained low throughout most of Montgomery County (down 47.2% from 2008), while Bethesda 20817 had a substantial number of new listings (19) come on the market in December.    Twenty two Bethesda 20817 homes went under contract in December in Bethesda 20817, while a...
DECEMBER MARKET UPDATE 2009 Bethesda, 20814 -Single Family Homes  While inventory remained low throughout most of Montgomery County (down 47.2% from 2008), this particular zip code (20814) had the highest number of new listings with a total of 25 homes. 26 homes went under contract in December in...
 ...and Once Again, the area's Industry Leader.   In 2009, during a highly challenging market, Bethesda Gateway once again surpassed all other all real estate offices in the Washington area with over $1,023,000,000 in sales. Although presented with many obstacles, Bethesda Gateway agents took th...
  You read it right! The North Bethesda Bank foreclosure located at 6112 Rosemont Circle went under contract in the first week it was on the market. With 6 offers in total - 3 of which were cash offers - this home sold for list price! Meanwhile, there are currently two Short Sale listings in the ...

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