Monthly Archives: September 2012

Free Fall Baltimore 2012

September 27th, 2012

Free Fall Baltimore is back for its' seventh year October 1-31, 2012. Free Fall Baltimore is a month-long event where many museums have free admission, free events, and shows to bring people to Downtown Baltimore in hopes that participants will come back and enjoy Arts in Baltimore after the month has ended. You still may need tickets [...]

Hampden Named Forbes’ 15th Best American Hipster Neighborhood

September 25th, 2012

Hampden was named Forbes' 15th Best American Hipster Neighborhood in their review of 250 neighborhoods in major cities across the country. Forbes has a number of lists and rankings of cities, and this is the first for the "hipster neighborhood" series. A hispter, as defined by Merriam-Webster, and used by Forbes for their rankings, is [...]

1105 Walnutwood Road Hunt Valley Station SOLD 12/5/12!

September 21st, 2012

1105 Walnutwood Road is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station on the market and just reduced to $550,000. This Ryland-built home is still owned by the original owners! Currently, there are no other Hunt Valley Station detached homes on the market. Showcasing a two-story foyer with two second floor windows, plus an extra [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales August 2012

September 19th, 2012

Hunt Valley Home Sales for August 2012 were about even from the same period last year. A total of $6,187,300 sold last month, a slight increase of 1.02% from August 2011. This is a large drop from July 2012 Hunt Valley Home Sales, where over $10.8 Millon sold, but August, on average, does tend to drop from [...]

Timonium Home Sales August 2012

September 17th, 2012

Timonium home sales in August 2012 were down a significant amount from August 2011. $14,366,300 total volume sold in 21093, down 31.48% from last August, where a high of $20,966,275 sold. The average sold price was also down, but just a slight 6.41% to $350,398. The volume of homes may be down from last August, and it is down [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales August 2012

September 12th, 2012

Towson home sales in August 2012 were up a bit from August 2011! A total volume of $5,424,000 sold in 21204, up 19.79% from last August. What I find very bizarre is that the average sold price was up the exact same percentage (19.79%) to $387,429. This is a bit of a decrease from 21204 home sales July [...]

A Moment of Reflection

September 11th, 2012

Today, as we remember those who lost their lives eleven years ago, I took a moment to reflect. My son was not born yet, and I hope he never has to experience a huge disaster like that ever. Our Country really unified and came together. We were united in our love of our country, and [...]

Buying into Baltimore Homebuying Fair East 2012

September 7th, 2012

The Buying into Baltimore Homebuying Fair for the East side is this Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 8:30am-4pm. The event begins at Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School ("Mervo"), located at 3500 Hillen Rd, Baltimore, MD 21218, with Check-in and Neighborhood tour sign up from 8:30-11am. There is a $15 per person charge to participate. Home [...]

This Month in Real Estate September 2012

September 7th, 2012

This Month in Real Estate September 2012 has been released, and Jay Papasan has returned! First, home sales activity rose to a pace of 4.5 million, up from 4.3 million in August. The median home price dropped $2,000 from last month to $187,000, as we saw in This Month in Real Estate August 2012, but [...]

Baltimore Star Spangled Weekend September 7-9, 2012

September 6th, 2012

Baltimore will be having a Star Spangled Weekend September 7-9, 2012 at Fort McHenry, commemorating Defenders' Day, when Fort McHenry was bombarded, and the "Star Spangled Banner" was written. On Friday evening, there will be a ceremonial parade of the flag, marched to the Inner Harbor, where a ceremony will take place. Those involved in [...]