Monthly Archives: August 2012

Chestnut Ridge Will Be Zoned RC7

August 31st, 2012

The old Chestnut Ridge Country Club development site will be zoned RC7 instead of the RC5 it had been prior to the Baltimore County Council's decision to change it yesterday. The previous zoning of RC5 would have allowed for up to 155 homes to be built on the 232 acre site, a concern for those [...]

Towson #8 in CNNMoney Top Affluent Cities for Singles 2012

August 28th, 2012

Towson was ranked the eighth best city for "rich and single" individuals in CNNMoney's "Best Places to Live." In 2010, Towson was #14, so the city is moving up! These rankings have much to do with the fun events Towson has to offer, like the Feet on the Street Friday Night block parties, Winterfest, Towsontowne [...]

Baltimore Grand Prix 2012

August 25th, 2012

The Baltimore Grand Prix 2012 is gearing up and the excitement is building! The safety walls are going up around Downtown, and many are ready to join in the festivities. Restaurants are planning specials, and hotels have some VIP viewing areas. The race events are August 31 through September 2. There is live music, plus [...]

Parkville Home Sales July 2012

August 23rd, 2012

Parkville home sale in July 2012 were up 25% over the same period last year! $12,926,189 in homes sold in 21234 in July, while only was $10,340,700 sold last July. Seventy-two homes sold, which is eleven more than July 2011. It took, on average, about 98 days to receive an acceptable contract, which was right on line [...]

Maryland State Fair in Timonium 2012

August 21st, 2012

The Maryland State Fair begins on Friday, August 24 and runs through September 3, 2012. As the ads say, these are the "11 best days summer!" (though I am sure many of us may disagree. There are lots of carnival games, plenty of rides, live thoroughbred racing, livestock for sale, a petting zoo, concerts and [...]

Towson 21286 Home Sales July 2012

August 20th, 2012

The Towson 21286 zip code saw a minor drop in home sales in July 2012 compared to July 2011. The total volume of sales for June was $4,211,000, down from $4,297,000 last year. Also down was the average sales price, a drop of 14.25% to $263,188 from $306,929. Sixteen homes changed hands, and the average time it took [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales July 2012

August 16th, 2012

Hunt Valley Home Sales for July 2012 were down from the same period last year. A total of $10,849,160 sold in July, a decrease of 10.63% from the $12,139,090 sold last July. This is a big jump from June 2012 Hunt Valley Home Sales, where we saw only saw about $7.7M sell. Average sold price was up 7.25% [...]

21093 Home Sales July 2012

August 14th, 2012

Timonium home sales for July 2012 were up about 10% versus the same month last year. Forty-seven homes in Timonium sold last month, five more than July the previous year. The total sold volume was $16,931,699, up 10.01% from 2011. The average sold price was down a slight 1.69% to $360,249 from July 2011, but this [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales July 2012

August 13th, 2012

Towson 21204 home sales in July 2012 were up a tiny bit from July 2011. $6,100,500 in homes sold in West Towson, up 2.46% from the same month last year, when $5,954,200 sold. Unfortunately, the average sold price was down 10.34% to $381,281, which is not as much of a significant drop like we saw in June 2012 [...]

Maryland Tax Free Shopping Week 2012

August 9th, 2012

Maryland tax free shopping week is coming next week August 12-18, 2012. Qualifying clothes and shoes under $100 each will not have the regular 6% sales tax added to the purchase during that time period. You can buy any number of individual items under $100 - there is no limit! The tax free shopping benefits do not include [...]