Columbia, MD Real Estate News

By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Open Houses this weekend in Columbia, Maryland. Columbia is a planned community comprising 10 self-contained villages, located in Howard County, Maryland—the second wealthiest county in the United States, according to 2013 U.S. Census Bureau figures. It began with the idea that a city could enhance its residents' quality of life. Creator and developer James W. Rouse saw the new community in terms of human values, rather than merely economics and engineering. Opened in 1967, Columbia was intended to not only eliminate the inconveniences of then-current subdivision design, but also eliminate racial, religious, and class segregation. Columbia has consistently ranked in the top ten of CNN Money's Best Places to Live in America.   BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estat...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
 OPEN HOUSETHIS SATURDAY, JANUARY 9 1-3PMAT THE VILLAGE OF KINGS CONTRIVANCE 9609 CLOCKTOWER LNCOLUMBIA, MD 21046   Remodeled garage home just professionally painted entire inside,both full baths redone,foyer floor,light fixtures & ceiling fans, All interior doors replaced 6 panel door/window treatments(Dec 2015)Kitchen counters(2012)Kitchen cabinets(2014) Roof(2002)Trane HVAC(2006)Sliding glass door/carpet/powder room/kitchen floor/stainless steel appliances/all windows(2013)High efficiency washer/dryer 2012 
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By Ellie McIntire, Luxury service in Central Maryland
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
Columbia MD Real Estate Market Report October 2015Looking to BUY or SELL a Central Maryland Home? Call 240-389-EPIK or use our fast Home Value Estimator. This EPIK Home Group market report includes zip codes 21044, 21045 and 21046.    Contact us directly if you would like us to provide you with a breakdown for a specific zip code. The Columbia market continues to be hot with hundreds of listings on the market!  Let's take a look at the 3 major Real Estate indicators for this month:  Indicator #1 - Sold Price & Listing to Sold RatioThe average sold price in November was $306,028 - which is similar to this time last year.  The Columbia market had a Listing price to Sold price ratio of 96.2% - which is about average for this area and shows that homes are being priced right! Indicator #2 - ...
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By Andrea Bedard, Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS
(Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860)
Just SOLD in the Rivers Edge community of Columbia, MD6914 Parchment Rise has happy new owners25 showings in the first 6 days, 3 offers and under contract within 1 week, this was one hot Columbia property! As delighted as I am for our sellers, I am not surprised. They followed my recommendations to a "t" and prepared their home beautifully. The professional photographs turned out amazing, the marketing created quite a buzz, the price was spot on and the location is highly sought after, a Columbia address without the CPRA fee and in an excellent school district to boot. 6914 Parchment Rise, Columbia, MD 21044 has happy new ownersUnder contract in less than a week Just SOLD for $443,500, $8,500 over list price! 
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Open Houses this weekend in Columbia, Maryland.Columbia is a planned community comprising 10 self-contained villages, located in Howard County, Maryland—the second wealthiest county in the United States, according to 2013 U.S. Census Bureau figures. It began with the idea that a city could enhance its residents' quality of life. Creator and developer James W. Rouse saw the new community in terms of human values, rather than merely economics and engineering. Opened in 1967, Columbia was intended to not only eliminate the inconveniences of then-current subdivision design, but also eliminate racial, religious, and class segregation.Columbia has consistently ranked in the top ten of CNN Money's Best Places to Live in America.  BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate a...
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By Andrea Bedard, Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS
(Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860)
OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAYJuly 16th, 2015 1 - 3 PN   Columbia address without the CPRA fee & excellent schools Overview Maps Photos Features Neighborhood $435,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,888 sqftLot: 6,625 sqftYear Built: 1990MLS #: HW8718830 Location 6914 Parchment RiseColumbia, MD 21044USA Andrea Bedard Thompson Company, REALTORS(301) 384-9177andreabedard@mris.comhttp://www.livingsilverspring.com   Listed by: Thompson Company, REALTORS Our recent listings Columbia address without the CPRA fee & excellent schoolsGreat development opportunity in the heart of Ashton, MD! Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By Brien Berard, Maryland Real Estate Agents - Laurel Real Estate
(Remax Professionals Laurel MD)
Find homes similar to end units in Carter's Cove in Columbia, Md.  Three Bedrooms Two and half bathrooms Granit counters Table size kitchen Full finished basement Walkin closet Fully fenced in back yard $265,000  This is a well cared for large end unit town home.   From the large foyer to the huge master suite this home has everything you are looking for.  Beautiful granit counters with endless counter space in the table size kitchen.  While sitting down at dinner enjoy the view of the deck and fenced in backyard.  The deck off the kitchen offers a great opportunity entertaining in the warmer months.  After dinner retire to watch some television in the full finished basment.   The basement also has a seperate laundry room.   The laundry room provides plenty of space for storage.  At nig...
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By Ellie McIntire, Luxury service in Central Maryland
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
Columbia, MD Real Estate Market Report May 2015The Columbia, MD real estate market includes zip codes 21044, 21045 and 21046.  This market report averages numbers for all 3 markets - see blog link below for details of each zip code!The overall market continues to be hot with hundreds of new listings coming on market this month in Columbia, MD!  The average sold price in May was $341,996 - up about 7% from prices at this time last year.  This market also had a listing price to sold price ratio of 96% - about average for this area but it does show some room for buyer negotiation.Click here to read all the details of the May 2015 Columbia Real Estate Market Report!Ellie McIntire, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, CLHMS and CDPE and The McIntire Team love telling you about the are...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Looking for a open house in Columbia Maryland, 21046, Howard County this weekend?There are nine open houses in Columbia Maryland, 21046 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome? Download my FREE APP  BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting the open house is representing the seller. Many people are unaware of the fiduciary duties of a real estate agent and assume that agents who shows them houses represent them. Not necessarily. If you have not signed an agency agreement that designates you as an agent's client, rather than his customer, the agent is acting as a fiduciary agent of the seller. Fiduciary duties are legal obligations to the client, not the customer. As your Buyer Agent my fiduc...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Looking for a open house in Columbia Maryland 21044, Howard County this weekend?There are twenty-three open houses  in Columbia, Maryland 21044 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome?  Download my FREE APP     BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting the open house is representing the seller. Many people are unaware of the fiduciary duties of a real estate agent and assume that agents who shows them houses represent them. Not necessarily. If you have not signed an agency agreement that designates you as an agent's client, rather than his customer, the agent is acting as a fiduciary agent of the seller. Fiduciary duties are legal obligations to the client, not the customer. As your Buyer Ag...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Looking for a open house in Columbia Maryland, 21045, Howard County this weekend?There are twelve  open houses  in Columbia Maryland 21045 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome? Download my FREE APP  BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting the open house is representing the seller. Many people are unaware of the fiduciary duties of a real estate agent and assume that agents who shows them houses represent them. Not necessarily. If you have not signed an agency agreement that designates you as an agent's client, rather than his customer, the agent is acting as a fiduciary agent of the seller. Fiduciary duties are legal obligations to the client, not the customer. As your Buyer Agent my fi...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Looking for a open house in Columbia Maryland, 21046, Howard County this weekend?There are five open houses in Columbia Maryland, 21046 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome?  BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting the open house is representing the seller. Many people are unaware of the fiduciary duties of a real estate agent and assume that agents who shows them houses represent them. Not necessarily. If you have not signed an agency agreement that designates you as an agent's client, rather than his customer, the agent is acting as a fiduciary agent of the seller. Fiduciary duties are legal obligations to the client, not the customer. As your Buyer Agent my fiduciary duty is to you, ...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Looking for a open house in Columbia Maryland, 21045, Howard County this weekend?There are sixteen  open houses  in Columbia Maryland 21045 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome?  BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting the open house is representing the seller. Many people are unaware of the fiduciary duties of a real estate agent and assume that agents who shows them houses represent them. Not necessarily. If you have not signed an agency agreement that designates you as an agent's client, rather than his customer, the agent is acting as a fiduciary agent of the seller. Fiduciary duties are legal obligations to the client, not the customer. As your Buyer Agent my fiduciary duty is to y...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Looking for a open house in Columbia Maryland 21044, Howard County this weekend?There are sixteen open houses  in Columbia, Maryland 21044 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome?     BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting the open house is representing the seller. Many people are unaware of the fiduciary duties of a real estate agent and assume that agents who shows them houses represent them. Not necessarily. If you have not signed an agency agreement that designates you as an agent's client, rather than his customer, the agent is acting as a fiduciary agent of the seller. Fiduciary duties are legal obligations to the client, not the customer. As your Buyer Agent my fiduciary duty is to...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Last night I attended the Sewells Orchard Association meeting in Owen Brown Community Center.The meeting was full of interesting conversations budgets, new upcoming elections and getting this  small community to go paperless. The usual discussions except that there is one home that is in     Sewells Orchard that would like to raise chickens. There is only one home in the neighborhood that is qualified to raise chickens so we needed to vote whether they should or should not be able to raise these chickens. That was not something I expected to hear. The rest of the meeting was pretty boring with the usual topics of conversations.There are only 4 homes for sale at the moment. If you live in Sewells Orchard and would like to know what is your home worth  please contact me I would love the s...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
A meeting full of interesting conversations. One house wants to have chickens oh my.....Other members are complaining about trash can not being brought in. Pretty quiet neighborhood with caring individuals. There are a number of homes for sale. Contact me for more info. 
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
 Columbia, Maryland, Howard County open houses May 16-17 2015    BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting the open house is representing the seller. Many people are unaware of the fiduciary duties of a real estate agent and assume that agents who shows them houses represent them. Not necessarily. If you have not signed an agency agreement that designates you as an agent's client, rather than his customer, the agent is acting as a fiduciary agent of the seller. Fiduciary duties are legal obligations to the client, not the customer. As your Buyer Agent my fiduciary duty is to you, the Buyer. This relationship and agreement includes fidelity, honesty, dedication to purpose and acting in your, the Buyer, best interests...
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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Homes for Sale in Laurel, Howard County Maryland, 800-711-7988.Howard County offers wonderful opportunities for home buyers.  While the towns of Columbia and Ellicott City are always popular, there are also many homes for sale in more rural areas.  Known for the very highly ranked public school system, Howard County just may be the place you'd like to buy your next home.To tour homes for sale in Howard County, call Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, 800-711-7988.WE CAN HELP? ______________Examples of homes for sale in Howard County.CLICK house photo for more information. $460,000 9516 KINGSWOOD CT 4 Bedrooms 2 full 1 half Baths MLS# HW8607645 LAUREL Zip: 20723 Subdivision: KINGS WOODS Status: ACTIVE ? Listing Agency:Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Multiple Photos|Virtual Tour|PropertyW...
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
Last night I wrote in Q&A a simple question. What does it take to get one of the blogs you write be featured. I explained that I just hit the 50,000 points mark and still no featured blog. How disappointing. Well that has been my focus all day in the ActiveRain community. Well while I was getting wonderful feedback from so many raiders guess what happened? I received the email that I was looking so forward to receiving. That's right a blog I wrote a couple of weeks before will be a feature blog. I was so happy, thrilled. The wonerful BOLD law that I learned became true. I focused of having a featured blog. I said it out loud. I wrote it down and here I am absolutely thrilled!Thank you Kara Moll. Thank you Kerrie. Thank you BOLD. Thank you fellow rainers. 
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By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(eXp Realty)
 What is My Home Worth?  Wondering what is my home worth? Would you like to receive a custom evaluation for your home?       The custom evaluation will including comparisons to other homes that have recently sold or are on the market. Why is that important? The custom evaluation guarantees you receive the most accurate information available so that when you do decide to put your home on the market we are able to price it right!!!! To find out what your home is worth please click Here
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