Monthly Archives: November 2010

Towson Timonium Lutherville Cape Cod Houses

November 11th, 2010

Towson, Timonium and Lutherville have many Cape Cod style houses. A standard Cape Cod style home has one or two bedrooms on the first floor, and one or two bedrooms on the second floor. The notable characteristic of most Cape Cod homes are the dormers on the second floor that are generally visible [...]

Owings Mills Bank K Bank Closed

November 9th, 2010

On Friday, November 5, 2010, K Bank was seized, one year shy of their 50th Anniversary. All seven branches of K Bank reopened on Saturday as M&T Bank.Those seven branches will be completely closed as of November 12, 2010, and K Bank customers, who are now M&T Bank customers, will have to use one of [...]

This Month in Real Estate November 2010

November 8th, 2010

This Month in Real Estate for November 2010 has been released. First, Jay Papasan shared from the National Association of REALTORS that home sales were up across the United States 7.6%. We've seen more Baltimore houses go under contract in October as well, and once those statistics are released later this week, I will compare [...]

911 38th Street — Hampden Rowhome Baltimore, MD 21211 — Offered at $159,000. **SOLD**

November 6th, 2010

This large rowhome, built in 1921, is located in the Hampden community of Baltimore, Maryland. Located just south of the Rotunda and two block north of "The Avenue" at 36th Street, it is large, neat, and convenient to Falls Road, 83 North or South, and Roland Avenue.

Fall Back November 7, 2010

November 5th, 2010

This weekend is the end of Daylight Savings Time, so don't forget to turn your clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night! An "extra" hour of sleep will hopefully make for a good start to your day on Sunday. At 2 am Sunday morning, November 7, 2010 it will become 1 am, allowing for [...]

What is a Title Search?

November 4th, 2010

What is a Title Search? My esteemed title partner, Derek Massey, President of Mid-Atlantic Settlement Services, shares what it is, and how it is done. Thank you, Derek! --------------------------------------------------------- An integral part of any real estate settlement is the title search. We all know we need one, but do we know what it is or [...]

Clifton Gunderson Hiring Could Be Good for Timonium House Values

November 3rd, 2010

Clifton Gunderson is hiring 40 new employees for their Baltimore headquarters located in Timonium, and the positions should be filled by January 1, 2011. The salaries range from $50,000-$200,000, and the positions are specialized in accounting and auditing, according to an article in the Baltimore Business Journal. Clifton Gunderson is a public accounting and tax [...]

Baltimore Foreclosures Up in Third Quarter of 2010

November 1st, 2010

Baltimore foreclosures were up in the third quarter of 2010, up 94% from the second quarter. RealtyTrac, a site that reports on foreclosure filings and trends across the US, says that 5,753 Baltimore area homes received a foreclosure filing, which is up 460% (yes, that is four hundred sixty PERCENT) over the same time last [...]