Monthly Archives: December 2010

Two Week Foreclosure Freeze

December 15th, 2010

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are freezing foreclosure proceedings on homes from December 20, 2010-January 3, 2011 in an attempt to join in the holiday spirit for those who will lose their homes. What they will prevent is people being evicted from their homes during this time period, hopefully allowing families to spend one last [...]

New Traffic Lights at Charles Street Circle

December 14th, 2010

The new traffic lights are being installed at both the Charles St Roundabout and the off ramp from I-695 coming from the east, hoping to alleviate some of the traffic issues the area has faced for some time. This is all part of the Charles St Bridge Construction project. The light structures were installed over [...]

Cold Weather Home Preparedness

December 13th, 2010

First, Happy Purple Monday! The Ravens are taking on the Houston Texans tonight, so my video this morning has me in my Joe Flacco jersey! Second, this morning's snow, as well as Friday's snow and last week's frigid temperatures had been thinking about how to make my Towson home ready for this winter. Hopefully we [...]

Towson Breakfast with the Grinch and Santa’s Workshop Saturday, December 11, 2010

December 9th, 2010

This Saturday, come to Downtown Towson for Breakfast with the Grinch, the movie, and Santa's Workshop! Part of Towson Winterfest, these events are sure to please! Come to Ridgely Ferrens at 11 Allegheny Avenue at 9 am to enjoy breakfast with the Grinch for a nominal fee of $5 for children and $10 for adults. [...]

This Month in Real Estate December 2010

December 9th, 2010

This Month in Real Estate December 2010 is ready for viewing. First, Jay Papasan shares that houses on the market as "For Sale By Owner" has dropped from 11 percent to nine percent nationwide. From a recent poll from the National Association of REALTORS, on average, homes tend to get more money when an agent [...]

FHA Condo Approval Expiration Dates Extended

December 8th, 2010

FHA Condo approval expiration dates were extended by the FHA, and this news shared by one of my mortgage partners, Brian Picker, of 1st Mariner Mortgage Corporation. Thank you, Brian! From Brian Picker, 1st Mariner Mortgage: Big news as older FHA condo projects were set to expire yesterday which would have been a nightmare for [...]

13 Ringleaf Ct Hunters Run

December 6th, 2010

13 Ringleaf Court in Hunt Valley Station has returned to the market, and is a five bedroom home with two full baths upstairs, and a full bath on the lower level. **UPDATE: This home settled 1/28/2011** This is a Faust-built home in the Hunt Valley Station community. It is located on a court location, and [...]

Towson Tree Lighting Ceremony 2010

December 3rd, 2010

The Towson Tree Lighting Ceremony will be this Saturday, December 4, 2010 beginning at 6 pm. Come to Downtown Towson at Olympian Park just off the circle near the Towson Town Center mall to enjoy the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus on a fire engine & the tree lighting in the new park at [...]

Maryland High School Football Finals at M&T Bank Stadium

December 1st, 2010

This week is the Maryland Public Schools Secondary Athletic Association (MPSSAA)'s football finals. This year is very exciting because not only will the games be played in Downtown Baltimore at M&T Bank Stadium, they will be televised live on TV! The first game will be Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 7 pm between Franklin High [...]