Monthly Archives: April 2010

Baltimore Job Market Getting Better

April 30th, 2010

The Baltimore job market is getting better, according to headhunters in the Baltimore area. The Baltimore Business Journal reported that Maryland added 36,000 jobs in March, which is a great number. What that number doesn't state, but the headhunters do, is that many of those jobs are temporary or not "permanent hires". This means that [...]

Thornton Road Construction in Towson

April 29th, 2010

If you drive by the area of Thornton Road and West Joppa Rd, you most likely have noticed (or been stuck in traffic) because of the Thornton Road Construction in Towson. Searching the Baltimore County Government site, I wasn't able to come up with much information, "Thornton Road Construction" sends me to this page, where [...]

Tax Credit Ending Questions and Concerns

April 28th, 2010

Guest blogger, T Jeremy Loomis, Sales Manager for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, talks of tax credit ending questions and concerns. Is it time to change how buyers view contract issues with the tax credit ending? Probably… We have seen a market recently that one would call a “buyers market”, where the buyer has more control [...]

Olympian Park Towson

April 27th, 2010

The Olympian Park construction is under way on the Towson Circle to honor Baltimore County Olympians. Orange fencing and yellow tape have been on the site for awhile on the site of a former gas station. Located at the corner of Allegheny & West Joppa Rd (and the Towson Circle), it is a nice site [...]

Towsontown Spring Festival

April 26th, 2010

The Towsontown Spring Festival is this Saturday and Sunday, May 1 & 2, 2010! This is the 43rd Annual Festival held on Washington Avenue in Downtown Towson. There are many vendors with great wares, as well as delicious food to purchase, plus many activities for people of all ages! From the Towsontown Spring Festival site: [...]

Spring Cleaning Hints

April 25th, 2010

Spring Cleaning Hints thanks to Home Warranty of America, and Joanna Share, our Baltimore representative, for these great ideas! THINK SPRING! The clocks have "sprung" ahead, baseball training is underway and here at HWA we all have one thing on our minds – SPRING! Along with all the fun Spring brings, there's also a lot [...]

Fantastic Master Bath in Timonium Townhouse

April 23rd, 2010

A fantastic master bath in a Timonium Townhouse is hard to come by. Enter 2313 Wonderview Road, a gorgeous townhome in Timonium with a brand new super master bathroom! Two Cherrywood marble counter top sinks have individual mirrors and dual sconces for good lighting. A brand new extra long shower showcases ceramic tile work, including [...]

Appeal Your Maryland Property Tax Assessment

April 22nd, 2010

Have you thought about how to appeal your Maryland Property Tax Assessment? A house assessed in 2008 would have its value higher than it is today, and wouldn't be eligible to be reassessed for another year. Why pay higher taxes than necessary? If you buy a house before July in any year, you can file [...]

Ruxton Graul’s Fights Cancer Day April 24, 2010

April 21st, 2010

This Saturday, April 24, 2010 is the Ruxton Graul's Fights Cancer Day. The Mays Chapel Graul's and Hereford Graul's stores will be participating as well. Festivities and fun will be held in the parking lot of the Ruxton Graul's with children's activities, balloon artists, live music and good times. 5% of all grocery sales on [...]

Baltimore County Property Taxes to Remain Steady in 2010

April 20th, 2010

Baltimore County property taxes will not be raised in 2010, according to County Executive Jim Smith's budget, released last week. County pension and healthcare benefits were cut back to ensure that Baltimore County property taxes would not be raised. Baltimore City income tax may be raised due to a deficit. Luckily the cuts and management [...]