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Real Estate Agent - Blackwell Real Estate - License# 641163
The Life and times of beautiful Odenton, MD
This is a big pet peeve of mine.  I believe as agents, we are paid for our knowledge and experience with our local markets and negotiations should be based on facts not emotions.  Buyers and sellers are understandably emotional, but as agents, we should be the calm 'port in the storm'.  Agents wh...
It's a Seller's Market, Why Should I Use a Real Estate Agent?   Hey, I watch HGTV too.   I see exactly how easy they make buying (and thus by extension selling) your home look.  As with many things, how it shows on TV isn't exactly how it plays out in real life. There are many and varied pitfalls...
Recycling Christmas trees and Wreaths in Anne Arundel County  It's that time of year again, when Anne Arundel County residents are looking to dispose of past their prime Christmas Trees, Wreaths, and Garland.   Did you know that residents of Anne Arundel County can put their trees, wreaths, and g...
13312 Katrinka Drive in Bowie MD - A new listing in Highbridge Estates     Large home great for entertaining OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $450,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 4,296 sqftLot: 0.46 acre(s) Location 13312 Katrinka DriveBowie, MD...
I have never had a buyer decline getting a home inspection, even in the case of new construction and properties that are sold "as-is".  There is simply too much a stake to find out AFTER you have bought the house that there are huge defects that you can't afford to deal with.  Inspection continge...
Though Melissa is in California, her point rings true here in the Maryland area as well.  I always advise investor clients to speak with a good loan officer to see what potential pitfalls they might encounter.  The other problem you see in "Flip" homes is poor quality work.  If you are going to '...
Custom Home on three acres in Gambrills, MD OverviewMapsPhotosNeighborhood $500,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms4 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomLot: 3.07 acre(s) Location 2120 Johns Hopkins RdGambrills, MD 21054USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events, please c...
  1441 Dicus Mill Rd in Severn, MD   Open house Saturday and Sunday March 16th and 17th.  Noon until 2pm   Custom Home on Over Two Acres! Overview Maps Photos $650,000 Single Family Home Main Features 6 Bedrooms4 BathroomsLot: 2.00 acre(s) Location 1441 Dicus Mill RdSevern, MD 21144USA To get upd...
There are many reasons why HOA and condo fees differ from neighborhood to neighborhood and Joan touches on some good ones here. It is also important to note that those fees vary within the neighborhood as well as they are often based on the square footage of the unit.  The bigger the unit or hous...

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