Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate - Debbie Cook

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Blogger and Realtor Debbie Cook intermingles Silver Spring and Takoma Park, MD culture, history, neighborhoods with interesting updates on the local housing market.
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The Tuesday before Lent the time to indulge or Fatten up before tightening belts and giving up things for Lent, which starts on Ash Wednesday.  It is the Fat Tuesday associated with Mardi Gras and it is the Shrove Tuesday associated with Pancake Suppers or Pancake Day.Tomorrow, Tuesday, February ...
02/16/2015
Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13 th, 2018 is Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day, is the day before Ash Wednesday, (the first day of Lent) it is celebrated by the cooking and eating of pancakes, a last feast before the fasting and self denial of Lent.  Many Silver Spring and Takoma Park, ...
02/12/2015
Can a perfectly useful home “expire”? The answer is yes. If you’ve never heard of “functional obsolescence,” now’s a good time to familiarize yourself with the term.   Sometimes a perfectly nice home in fine shape simply won’t sell. Fresh paint, fine curb appeal, a solid neighborhood… and no offe...
02/10/2015
Why selling your Silver Spring or Takoma Park home this winter may be the best, most lucrative route to take if you want to sell this year! While some sellers think about taking their home off the market in the winter, believing spring or summer would deliver better results, I would caution again...
01/13/2015
The American Foursquare Style was popular from the mid 1890's through the 1930's.  Unlike the ornate Victorian Style houses of the era, the four square stands out as a plain "boxy" style house.The typical foursquare has a square, cubic design that is 2 to 2 1/2 stories high.  The simple floorplan...
12/28/2014
The Silver Spring Boy Scout Troop 209 Pumpkin Patch is Open till October 30th.  This annual pumpkin patch always has a good selection of Pumpkins and some pretty mums too. The location is on the side lawn of  Woodside Methodist Church at the edge of Downtown Silver Spring. Boy Scout Troop 209 is ...
10/26/2014
Open garden party!   Public Invited - Friday October 3, 2014 - 3:00 pm till Sunset Fenton Street Community Garden at the corner of Fenton Street and Rt. 410 (East West Highway Bridge)     Learn about the Fenton Street Community Garden. Meet Master Gardeners. Learn about cool weather gardening; ho...
10/01/2014
Sweet House for Sale - Village of Kings Contrivance - Columbia, Md.  21046This Adorable Home is filled with charm from the Hardwood Floors, Crown Molding and Wood Burning Stone Fireplace to the "eat in" kitchen with Granite Counters, Granite Back Splash and Plantation Shutters.  There is a fantas...
09/26/2014
This very popular Silver Spring Event has had people coming from miles around for 11 years now! The Silver Spring Jazzfest is FREE and takes place on the portico in front of  Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring. on Saturday Sept 6th from 3:00 pm till 10:00 pm.This year the line-up includes:P...
09/03/2014
Sweet House for Sale - Village of Kings Contrivance - Columbia, Md.  21046This Adorable Home is filled with charm from the Hardwood Floors, Crown Molding and Wood Burning Stone Fireplace to the gleaming white "eat in" kitchen with Plantation Shutters.  There is a fantastic huge "All Season" Sunro...
07/24/2014
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