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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Mental Health Help in Montgomery County, Maryland  These are challenging and stressful times as we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus can affect everyone in emotional and physical ways. The current COVID-19 situation can exacerbate domestic violence and human trafficking and add additiona...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg The Auschwitz Escape (2014) is a World War II work of historical fiction by The New York Times bestselling author Joel C. Rosenberg. I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about th...

By Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond
(Thompson Company, REALTORS®)
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If you know me, or have been following me for a bit, then you know that I'm not only fluent in Real Estate, but also in German. And if you know me and the German language, then you know that we have the best words! Long, long before Pandemic Pounds or Covid-15 became a thing, we already had a wor...

By Barbara Michaluk, Leisure World Specialist / Full Service REALTOR
(Weichert Realtors | Silver Spring, MD Phone Direct 240-506-2434)
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Leisure World of MD Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are Saying As our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we’re all left wondering how long this will last. How long will we feel the effects of the coronavirus? How deep will the impact go? The human toll may ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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American Red Blood Drive This Sunday in Montgomery County, MD The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive this Sunday, April 5th from 8:00AM - 8:00PM at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds in the Garden Room of the Heritage Building. In order to protect everyone and enforce social distancing g...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration Announcement Reminder: All expired and soon to be expired vehicle registrations, driver's licenses, ID cards, and permits have extended expiration dates until the 30th day after the state of emergency has been lifted. Questions? Visit our FAQ page ➡️ https://...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Get a Digital Library Card in Montgomery County, Maryland MCPL (Montgomery County Public Libraries) is removing barriers for customers. If you don't already have a library card, take a look at our newly improved Digital Library Card. Get immediate access to most of our digital services and stream...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Beer Selection: Dogfish Head 75 Minute IPA The beer selection for our happy hour at home was 75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, DE. Brewed with maple syrup, this is an easy India Pale Ale to recommend. Drink responsibly. 7.5% Alc. by Vol.  Click on the link to visit the webs...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Emergency Fraud Alert: Coronavirus Scams From Maryland Emergency ManagementWe have received notifications from our federal partners that there are scams you should be aware regarding to Coronavirus. Some of these types of scams include: • Individuals and businesses selling fake cures for COVID-19...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Essential Employees in Maryland Must Carry a Letter Maryland Stay at Home Order“We Are No Longer Asking or Suggesting That Marylanders Stay Home, We Are Directing Them To Do So.” This phrase headlines details released through the Maryland state website regarding the executive order issued by Gove...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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The last few weeks and months have caused a major health crisis throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S. economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rapid spread of the virus has been compared to prior pandemics and outbreaks not seen in many ye...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Maryland Unemployment Claims Process  Maryland unemployment claims process goes (voluntarily) alphabetical, extends Claim Center hours to 7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday. https://dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml…    

By Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond
(Thompson Company, REALTORS®)
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Allow me to shout it from my virtual rooftop: I am still here for you! For the time being it is no longer business as usual in Silver Spring, MD and beyond, but we are still in business. Our world has been turned upside down, but we adapt, we adjust, and we play the cards we were dealt.  Resident...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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We’re in a changing real estate market, and life, in general, is changing too – from how we grocery shop and meal prep to the ways we can interact with our friends and neighbors. Even practices for engaging with agents, lenders, and all of the players involved in a real estate transaction are cha...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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It is Easy to Love Kentlands in Montgomery County, Maryland   ActiveRain Ambassador Jeff Dowler has asked member bloggers to write about the perks of their home communities. Those have have followed my blog posts over the years are familiar with Kentlands, our home community, since I have posted...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaithersburg Book Festival Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of the annual Gaithersburg Book Festival which was scheduled for May 16, 2020. Click on the above link to reach the website and follow the event on Facebook for further notices. Friend...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Most real estate brokers and agents don’t really have all the tools needed to provide 100% selling services to sellers that need to sell their houses quick, for cash and at a fair price.This is why we have integrated fully with all the data on the MLS and became a real estate source to thousands ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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 Stay At Home Order in Maryland Effective 8 p.m., March 30 Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday due to what he called a "rapidly escalating emergency situation." The order takes effect at 8 p.m. Monday, March 30."This is a deadly public health crisis," Hogan said. "We are ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: Telling Tales by Ann Cleeves Telling Tales (2005) is the second book in the Vera Stanhope mystery series by international award winning English author Ann Cleeves. Dolores and I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about t...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Ride On Bus Service Reductions in Montgomery County, MarylandThe Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will further reduce service for Ride On buses beginning Sunday, March 29. This reduced Essential Service Plan includes 35 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On for ...

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