Columbia, MD Real Estate News

By Frank Harris
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
 First Time Home Buyers Seminar  *New to the Seminar. Discussion of 100% and 103% percent loans. You are invited to attend a Free Home Buyers Seminar Wednesday, June 20th 2007From 7:00pm to 8:00pm at the Keller William's officeLocated at 6350 Steven Forest Road, Ste 107. Columbia, Md. 21046This Step by Step Introductory First Time Home Buyers Seminar Will Show Potential Home Buyers How To:•·       Take Advantage of record-high foreclosures & record interest rates.•·       Take advantage of special government sponsored 1st Time Buyers programs.•·       Buy now with as little as $3,000 down!•·       Speak to credit specialists that can correct and/ or clean up credit.•·       Find out from a tax advantage why it makes sense to own rather than rent.  PLEASE RSVP BY CALLING 240-472-9008
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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
HOMES SOLD IN COLUMBIA MARYLAND - JANUARY 1 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2007The Spring 2007 market for real estate in Columbia, Maryland has been slow but prices have heldfirm.  The number of detached single family homes in Columbia sold in the first quarter of 2007 was about 30% lower than the number of homes sold in Columbia in 2006.  SOLD PRICES IN COLUMBIA 2006 - 2007Average list prices of homes SOLD in the first quarter of 2007 was about $520,000.Average list prices of homes SOLD in the first quarter of 2006 was about $495,000.NUMBER OF UNITS SOLD IN COLUMBIA 2006 - 200796 Homes in Columbia SOLD in the first quarter of 2007, compared with 130 homes SOLDin Columbia in the first quarter of 2006.  AVAILABLE NEW HOMES IN COLUMBIA, SPRING 2007, range in price from $500,000 to $1,400,000.  NEW HOM...
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By Aziz Abdur-Raoof, Howard Co. Real Estate Scoop
(RE/MAX Rewards)
My Organic Market (MOM's) located in East Columbia, MD is a great example of GREEN Business and how action speaks louder than words.  MOM‘s Purpose: Our Mission, our reason for existing and our #1 priority is to restore the environment to the maximum extent we are able. Whether taking action as individuals (both employees and customers), as a company, influencing other companies, funding legislative efforts, or supporting environmental advocacy groups, we will work tirelessly towards ensuring a clean and restored environment for our children and many future generations. ACTIONSIn January 2006, MOM‘s purchased 1.5 million Kilowatt-hours of Wind Energy. This purchase represents our entire energy use for one year at four stores. The benefits of this wind-powered energy are: The elimination...
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By Aziz Abdur-Raoof, Howard Co. Real Estate Scoop
(RE/MAX Rewards)
 As I reread, Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill – one of my original highlights jumped out at me and it just so happened to be the object of the book which “i "is to help all who seek it to learn the art of  changing their minds from failure consciousness to success consciousness.”   The objective really hit me as I think back to my football days as a Terps wide receiver.  One particular play stands out in my mind b/c we were losing and needed  needed to score a touchdown to win the game in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter.  At any point, the play was coming to me -- If I could beat my man on a deep pattern – now here’s  the clincher – as I left the huddle the thought on my mind waswa  was ---  don’t drop the ball, don’t drop the ball –so of course – I dropped the ball b/c ...
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By Peg Silloway
(The Silloway Press)
She got me...Margaret Rome commented on Maureen McCabe's post and memed me, so here goes. 1.  Where do I live? The Land of Pleasant Living, America in Miniature, and (officially) The Old Line State.  That's my home for the past  mumbledy-leven years - Maryland.  The city of Columbia, where I've lived for 8 years, is about half way between Baltimore and Washington, D.C, just west of I-95. Celebrating it's 40th birthday this year, Columbia began as a gleam in Jim Rouse's eye and is now a city of over 100,000 people on land that covers more square acreage than Manhattan. Envisioned as a place where there would be true diversity, Columbia has largely lived up to that vision. Situated between the Chesapeake Bay and the Appalachian mountains several miles to the west, we're in rolling country...
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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
COLUMBIA MARYLAND - a "Planned Community" developed by The Rouse Company with construction beginning in the 1960s and continuing on today.   A thriving town with development around the 10 Columbia Villages .  Real estate in Columbia appeals to home owners who find employment in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Montgomery County and other locations that are convenient to this well located Planned Community.  Luxury Homes in Columbia are popular.  Built on average 1/5-1/4 acre lots, there is a vigorous market for new contruction for Columbia Maryland Real Estate .                 Luxury Single Family Detached and Town Homes are popular with new home buyers in Columbia, MD.  Resales comprise approximately 92% of all listings of homes for sale in Columbia.  AMENITIESCOLUMBIA offers spectacular ...
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