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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Realty - MD RE License 579412
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Winter Storm Survival TipsOn December 23 we started the day with temperatures in the mid to high 40 F.  By 9:30 am the winds had picked up and temperatures had dropped 10 degrees and snow had begun to fall, I ran to the grocery store to finish my shopping for Christmas dinner.  On the way, a tree...
Cookies, Cocoa, and Caroling at the Artful Flea in CatonsvilleThe Artful Flea is a local shop located at 16 Winter's Lane in Catonsville just a short distance from Frederick Road.  It is open Friday through Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. and contains a variety of arts and crafts antiques, furniture, ...
I had no idea there were so many dogs abandoned at the border, wow!!  Nobody talks about the animals.I am a dog lover and we recently adopted a dog through a rescue here called Petey and Furends.  These poor animals, we can't even begin to imagine what they have been through in their short lives....
Self-Care Practices to Help You Through the HolidaysI was inspired to write this by an article I saw in Houzz called 8 Self-Care Practices to See You Through the Holidays.  If you are like me you often feel overwhelmed and stressed when it comes to certain holidays (Christmas in particular).  All...
Home Ownership Counseling in Baltimore CityIf you are buying a home in Baltimore City and want to take advantage of being able to get some assistance with down payment and closing costs. Everyone that wants to take advantage of any of the down payment assistance programs has to have received a ho...
Direct Homeownership Assistance ProgramThe Direct Homeownership Assistance Program provides down payment and closing cost assistance to eligible first-time homebuyers who are either buying the house they have rented and lived in for at least six months or who have a household member with a disabi...
First-Time Homebuyers Incentive ProgramThe First-Time Homebuyers Incentive Program was formerly called the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Homeownership Assistance Program and provides $10,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to eligible first-time homebuyers buying a home in ...
Moving with Our Fur BabiesMoving is on the top 10 list of most stressful events in a human's life, can you imagine how traumatic that must be for our fur babies?I adopted a rescue beagle mix in March and introduced her to our family.  When we decided to adopt we went through a rigorous interview ...
November 2022 Thanksgiving Gratitude ChallengeMy final contribution to this challenge.  In 1984, I moved to Manchester England to go to graduate school to study Archaeology.  I loved England, the history, the interesting architecture, being able to travel around a foreign country easily, and more...
Divorce and Homeownership in MarylandI had a conversation with my manager yesterday and she was saying this topic has come up a lot recently amongst agents in our office so, I thought it was a good time for a blog!!The question:  My wife and kids are living in the home and I have moved out.  I am...

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