Silver Spring, MD Real Estate News

By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
This is a market report written (6/20/08) on the subject of Rentals in Leisure World of Maryland.  At this time there are a total of Fourty-Three apartments on the market for rent.  They range in bedrooms from 1 to 3 with the clear majority being the 2 bedroom apartments, and in rent from $900 to $2,200 a month.  Some of these rents include utilities and some come with garage space. 1 Bedroom Apartments Of the fourty-three apartments on the market for rent only eight are 1 bedroom models.  The current listed rents range from $900 to $1,400, with the average being $1,187.  The days on market range from just over a week (8 days) to near three and a half months (112 days), with the average being close to a month and a half (46 days). No 1 bedroom apartments applications to rent are current...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Silver Spring Md. 20906 - Condo - Market Report May 2008 This is a Market Report about Condos in the Silver Spring, Md. zip code of 20906 for the month of May 2008.  Excluded from this are the homes in the active seniors community of Leisure World. As of 6/12/08 there are 61 Condos on the market in this area, with configurations ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms, and list prices ranging from $111,625 to $299,000. There are currently only 8 Condos under contract in this area, and 4 went to closing during the month of May. One- Bedroom Homes  Of these homes only six are one-bedroom homes.  The current list price of these homes range from a low of $111,625 to a high of $259,900, with the average being $162,421.  None of these homes where new to the market in May.  The longest on the market is n...
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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS PROGRAM FOR SILVER SPRING.   REAL ESTATE BUYERS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND CAN RECEIVE A $10,000.00 GRANT that may be used for DOWN PAYMENT and/or CLOSING COSTS. HOMEFINDERS.COM has partnered with a local bank to provide our First Time Home Buyers for SILVER SPRING real estate with a GRANT of up to $10,000.00.   Loan limits are up to $350,000.  Home buyers in SILVER SPRING can get this $10,000 GRANT to help purchase the home of their choice.                  *Grant money of up to $10,000 is available NOW to be used for Down Payment and/orClosing Costs for the buyer to purchase the home of your choice.*You may select a Single Family Home, a Town Home or a Condo Home.*There are no fees to the Seller.  Seller contribution can be towards your closing costs.*Availa...
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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Silver Spring, MD offers wonderful opportunities for home buyers looking for homes priced right.  Foreclosed homes, REO Listings, are bank owned and ready for a new owner.  Bank owned real estate for sale in Silver Spring is available throughout this popular town.   The inventory of foreclosures, REO properties includes Single Family Homes, Town Homes and Condo Homes.                          Silver Spring Communities       Foreclosed Homes Zip Codes ASPN HILL   GLEN MANOR   20901     BALLANTRAE   GLENMONT FOREST   20912     BUCKNELL COMMONS   KEMP MILL ESTATES   20903     BURNT MILLS TOWNHOUSES   LONGMEAD   20905     CONN AVE ESTATES   LONGMEAD CROSSING   20906     CONN AVE PARK   NORTHWOOD PARK VIEW   20910     COUNTRYSIDE   OAKVIEW         FAIRKNOLL   ROLLING SPRING         FAIRWAYS...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
20906 Townhouse - May 2008 Market Report This is a Market Report about Townhouses in the Silver Spring, Md. zip code of 20906 for the month of May 2008.  Excluded from this are the homes in the active seniors community of Leisure World. As of 6/1/08 there are 100 Townhouse on the market in this area, with configurations ranging from 2 to 5 bedrooms, some with garages, most with basements, and list prices ranging from $165,900 to $479,900. There are currently 17 Townhouse under contract in this area, and an additional 11 went to closing during the month of May. Two-Bedroom Homes Of these homes on the market only eleven were two-bedroom homes. The current list price of these homes range from $165,900 to $339,000, with the average being  $273,2000.  Only two of these homes was new to the m...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Silver Spring Md. 20906 -Detached Homes - May 2008 Market Report This is a Market Report about detached homes in the Silver Spring, Md. zip code of 20906 for the month of May 2008.  Excluded from this are the homes in the active seniors community of Leisure World. As of 6/1/08 there are 224 detached homes on the market in this area, with configurations ranging from 2 to 6 bedrooms, lots from around .1 acre to over 2.5 acres, and list prices ranging from $210,000 to $1,200,900. There are currently 44 detached homes under contract in this area, and an additional 11 went to closing during the month of May. Two-Bedroom Homes Of these homes on the market only four were two-bedroom homes. The current list price of these homes  range from $234,900 to $365,000, with the average being  $294,350....
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Kimberly Place - Silver Spring Md. 20906 - Market Report  May 2008 There are currently seven (7) homes FOR SALE  in this subdivision of Silver Spring , Md. 20906.  These homes range in size from two-bedroom single level dwellings to three- and four- bedroom townhouses. There is only one (1) home currently under contract and one (1) that has gone to the closing table in the month of May. In the two-bedroom set there is only one (1) home that is currently on the market listed for $165,000, and it has been on the market for near three months.  The one home in the community that is under contract is a two-bedroom home that was last listed for $179,000 and was on the market with the current realtor for just over 5 months (153 days).  The one in the community that sold during the month was al...
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By Debbie Cook, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
Boundaries: University Boulevard West and Dennis Avenue to the north. Colesville Road to the east. Forest Glen Road to the south and Tenbrook Drive to the west  Highly desirable location close to Forest Glen Metro Station and Downtown Silver Spring.  Walking distance to recently renovated "Woodmoor Shopping Center" and a very friendly "Neighborhood Safeway Store" Bordered by Sligo Creek park with an abundance of nature, hiking-biking trails and recreation. This neighborhood has a very active Civic association, many events such as an annual COMMUNITY DAY and neigborhood yard sale. There are a lot of young families with children a babysitting coop, a Large playground and community center on Forest Glen Road. There is a unique "small town" feel to South Four Corners. Houses in South Four C...
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By Debbie Cook, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
Boundaries: University Boulevard, Colesville Road (rt 29), Beltway 495 and Northwest Branch ParkWoodmoor and Indian Spring Village are the largest of the Legal Subdivisions in the Neighborhood known as Woodmoor.  Woodmoor's first homes were built in 1938.  At that time Indian Spring Country Club (now the Silver Spring YMCA) was a draw for the Community, Also St Bernadette's Church and opening of the school drew families to the Community. The cool, art deco style, circa 1940's Woodmoor Shopping Center at the edge of this beautiful neighborhood was recently restored.  The medium sized, 3 story Shopping Center still has quaint, locally owned well known and long lasting mom and pop shops like the Woodmoor Pastry Shop, Santucci's Italian Deli, The Watch Pocket and the wonderful Hoover Fisher...
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By Debbie Cook, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
North Woodside is a true Bungalow Lover's Heaven!  Many of the homes in North Woodside are SEARS HOMES, Built between 1927 and 1940.  In North Woodside, you can find examples of almost every Sears Home built in this era.  This Subdivision in Close-In Silver Spring has a fantastic collection of 350 houses within walking distance of two Metrorail stations, a neighborhood public school, parks, Snider's Supermarket, two dry cleaners, Staples, CVS, Tropical Ice Cream, Armand's, the Woodside Deli and a host of other attractions on nearby Georgia AvenueHomes for Sale in North Woodside Silver Spring, Md 20910                      
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By Debbie Cook, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
This is the house that Sylvester Stallone lived in as a child  in the Montgomery Hills/North Woodside Neighborhood of Silver Spring.  The Cape Cod House on Seminary Road was built in 1952.  Sly's parents owned the home sometime between 1952 and 1962, when the Stallone's Sold it. The House has been renovated since the Stalone Family lived there.  There are now 4 Bedrooms and 4 1/2 Baths.  
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By Debbie Cook, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
One of the Most Popular Older Silver Spring Neighborhoods, Close-in Woodside Park has an interesting history.  This Mature, Densely Wooded Neighborhood is accessible to Downtown Silver Spring and the Silver Spring Metro Station.  Located inside the Beltway and just over the Washington DC line in Maryland, this gorgeous old subdivsion of charming homes has larger than average lot sizes.Real Estate Activity Report for the Woodside Park Subdivision in Silver Spring, Md 20910Single Family Homes for last 6 months - end November 2007 through April 24,20085 Active Listings - Homes for Sale CurrentlyPrice Range Low - $599,000 High - $939,000Average List (Asking) Price Active Listings - $703,280Average Days on Market - 90 Days3 Listings Under Contract - PendingAverage Price for Pendings - $716,3...
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By Keji Ogunleye, GRI, SFR, KejiYour Realtor
(Fairfax Realty, Inc)
Silver Spring  MD. There are many bank foreclosure properties available for sale in Silver Spring MD many under 300K. Below are some single family and townhouses foreclosure  for sale in Silver Spring  MD. Want to take advantage of these great value in Silver Spring  MD  don't go it alone. You need an experience agent to guide you through the foreclosure home buying process. An experience agent can help you with repair estimate and contract negotiation with the bank. http://www.metrohomesrealty.com/Contact_Me/page_2015801.html will guide you through the process from start to finish for a  successful transaction. Get more foreclosure listings @ Silver Spring Foreclosure Listings Silver Spring MD Foreclosure For Sale Under 300K Detached homes   Silver Spring   11509 IDLEWOOD RD, SILVER SP...
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ENERGY STAR InitiativeMRIS, April 7, 2008-Sponsored by the Maryland Energy Administration, the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program is coming to Maryland. Perhaps you have heard of this initiative and its goal of encouraging homeowners to get energy audits by program-trained, certified auditors. If you would like to learn more about it, the following opportunity is coming up: When: Tuesday, May 6, 2008Event: Presentation on Maryland Home Performance with ENERGY STARMDHPwES rep: Asa FossTime: 7 - 8:30 p.m.Location: Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, Silver Spring, MarylandRSVP by April 20th: mharden@sentech.orgMore details are available at: http://www.mdhomeperformance.org/
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By Alessandro Barresi NMLSR ID 483886
(Wells Fargo Home Mortgage NMLSR ID 483886)
 At Bank of America, we offer special loan programs to make it easier for home buyers who may have limited savings to qualify for a loan.   Government loans are available for home buyers and often offer easier loan qualification than conventional loans.   Conventional pricing for jumbo limits - FHA limits of up to $729,750  Minimum cash needed -  Just a 2.25% minimum investment. Source can be a gift Minimum credit score 560 - Makes it easier to qualify Alternative credit reference acceptable - Utility payment history, insurance premiums. If you have any questions regarding the above loan programs offered at Bank of America, please contact me or your Bank of America loan officer for details.   Thanks!    Alessandro Barresi Vice President Bank of America Mortgage (W) 202-330-7503
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
This market report is about Kimberly Place, a subdivision in the Silver Spring Md. zip code of 20909.  Data for this report was obtained from the local MLS - Metropolitan Residential Information System (MRIS) on the evening of 3/17/08. At that time there were a total of 8 of the homes on the market FOR SALE.  Two of which are 2 bedroom 2 bath homes with no basements. They are listed for $189,000 and $214,000; and have been on the market for an average of close to seven months (200 days).  There are three 3 bedroom 2 bath 1 half bath homes with no basements ranging in price from $199,000 to $309,000; with the average being $264,263.  These have been on the market from 182 days to 304 days, with the average being close to 8 months (238 days).  There are also two 3 bedroom 2 bath 1 half ba...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
This market report is for Condo Apartments FOR SALE in the Silver Spring Md. 20906 zip code excluding those in the active senior's community of Leisure World. As for this date (3/1/08) there are currently 46 Condo Apartments FOR SALE in this market place, four homes went under contract during the month and 6 were SOLD during the month of February.  Of the 46 homes 17 were added to or came back on the market during the month.  On the same day there were a total of 152 Condo Apartments on the market FOR SALE in all of Silver Spring Md. and 742 in all of Montgomery County. 3 Bedroom homesOf the 46 there are 13 three bedroom Condo Apartments on the market in this group.  They range in price from $175,000 to $299,000; with the average being $233,031.  The average number of days on the market...
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