Monthly Archives: July 2012

What is a Rent Back?

July 30th, 2012

A rent back situation is when a seller of a home will "rent back" the home after settlement from the buyers, or at that point, the new homeowners. An example would be: Seller has house on market. Buyer brings offer to seller. Buyer and Seller agree to contract terms. The house settles/closes and the buyer [...]

Financing A Baltimore House

July 26th, 2012

Many buyers when deciding to buy a home need to obtain a mortgage or finance their house. Trulia, a real estate website, came up with a five page guide that describes what a homebuyer needs and should know, and educates them on financing a home. Thank you, Trulia for this guide! Do you know what [...]

Baltimore Restaurant Week Summer 2012

July 24th, 2012

Baltimore Restaurant Week Summer 2012 is July 27-August 5 at a good number of restaurants in the City. Again this summer, the participating restaurants are supporting “The Journey Home,” a program designed to end homelessness in Baltimore City within the next ten years. 2012 marks the fourth year of the program. The participating restaurants will [...]

944 Walnutwood New Stainless Kitchen Appliances

July 21st, 2012

944 Walnutwood Road has some new appliances to showcase! Just today, a new Stainless side-by-side refrigerator with water, new Stainless microwave, and new stainless range were installed. These are in addition to the new high spouted faucet with sprayer installed earlier this week. This home is just amazing, and is ready for its' new owners! [...]

Artscape 2012

July 18th, 2012

Artscape 2012 is this weekend, July 20-22! What is Artscape? It is free arts festival in Downtown Baltimore with visual arts exhibits, live concerts, performing arts, family events, and more. You can even visit the Meyerhoff for a backstage tour of the BSO! Over 350,000 people are expected to visit over the three day event [...]

Baltimore County Restaurant Week Summer 2012

July 17th, 2012

Baltimore County Restaurant Week Summer 2012 is coming up August 10-19, 2012. Thirty-six Baltimore County restaurants are participating this summer. Lunch and Dinner Prices will be $10.12, $15.12, $20.12, $25.12, $30.12, or $35.12. Check with each restaurant for their pricing. There are six participating Towson restaurants: 7West, Cafe Troia, Havana Road Cuban Cafe', The Melting Pot, Strapazza, and [...]

Parkville Home Sales June 2012

July 16th, 2012

Parkville home sale statistics for June 2012 are in, and they are up over 17% from the same time last year. The total volume of home sales in 21234 last month was $11,565,114 versus $9,835,397 in June 2011. Sixty-three homes changed hands, ten more homes than did last year! Their average price was $183,573, down just over 1% [...]

Towson 21286 Home Sales June 2012

July 13th, 2012

Towson's 21286 zip code saw a slight rise in sales in June 2012 versus the same point last year. Total volume of sales for June was $7,017,700, up 7.72% from $6,515,000 last year. The average sold price was down very slightly, by 1.65% to $305,117. Twenty-three homes sold, and the average time it took for them to sell [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales June 2012

July 12th, 2012

Towson 21204 home sales in June 2012 were down slightly from the same point last year. $8,670,901 in homes sold in the West Towson area, down 5.30% from last June's $9,156,500. The average sold price was down 38.24% to $376,996, since last year’s average was $610,433. A big difference from last June is that a lot more homes sold, [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales June 2012

July 11th, 2012

Hunt Valley home sales were about even compared to June of 2011. $7,708,750 in homes sold, an 8.43% increase from the $7,109,497 sold in June 2011. This is a big decline from May 2012 Hunt Valley Home Sales, where we saw over $9M change hands. Eighteen homes sold, with an average sales price of $428,264, up a [...]