Columbia, MD Real Estate News

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,, 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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