Monthly Archives: November 2012

Towson 21286 Home Sales October 2012

November 30th, 2012

The Towson 21286 zip code saw another increase in home sales in October 2012, when compared to October of last year. Home sales in 21286 for October totaled $3,759,900 which is up 12.07% from the same point in 2011. It is down from the higher average in September 2012 21286 Home Sales, but that is an often [...]

First Thanksgiving Without Dad

November 22nd, 2012

Today was my first Thanksgiving since my Dad passed away. We've been apart before, and last year, the last one he was alive, we were not able to be together. I didn't know that Christmas 2010 was the last Christmas we would spend together. I had been worried about this first Thanksgiving without him. He [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales October 2012

November 21st, 2012

Hunt Valley home sales for October 2012 were up 38.62% from the same point last year. A total volume of $3,344,000 sold in October, up from $2,412,068 last October. This is a decrease from September 2012 Cockeysville Home Sales, but it is not unusual for there to be a drop from September to October. The average sold price [...]

Why is Thanksgiving Not the Last Thursday in November?

November 20th, 2012

Why is Thanksgiving not the last Thursday in November? I was having this discussion with someone the other day, because it hit both of us that we always thought it was the last Thursday. It is always the FOURTH Thursday, not necessarily the last. Often times the fourth Thursday IS the last, so many times [...]

Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees 2012

November 18th, 2012

The Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees 2012 is November 23-25! Hours are Friday & Saturday from 10am-9pm, and Sunday the 25th 10am-6pm. This year, tickets are $13 for Adults, and $7 for Seniors and Children ages 5-12. (Children 4 and under are free.) Tickets can be purchased at the door, but if you buy in [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales October 2012

November 15th, 2012

Towson 21204 home sales were down 43.49% from October 2011. The total volume of homes sold was $3,682,400, which is also a big drop from 21204 home sales September 2012. Also down was the average sold price 18.22% to $409,156. Nine homes sold in 21204, which is down from the 13 that sold last October. The one [...]

Winter Wonderland, Holiday Parade and Santa’s Arrival Downtown Baltimore 2012

November 13th, 2012

Winter Wonderland, Holiday Parade and Santa's Arrival in Downtown Baltimore is November 17, 2012. Part of the "It's a Waterfront Life" second annual celebration, this is sure to be a lot of fun. At 1pm, the Holiday Parade Craft tent opens to make lighted crafts that families can make to participate in the parade that [...]

Timonium Home Sales October 2012

November 12th, 2012

Timonium home sales in October 2012 were up from the same point last year -- and up by a LOT! The total sold volume for Timonium home sales last month was $15,951,050, which is an increase of 57.25% over October 2011, where $10,144,017 sold. The average sold price was also up, even if just a slight [...]

Thank You to Our Veterans

November 9th, 2012

Thank you to our Veterans. Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, 2012, but celebrated widely on Monday, November 12. This is a day when we should thank both our veterans and our active military personnel for the freedoms they help to protect. On Tuesday, my son’s school invited fathers again to come & work side-by-side [...]

FHA Condo Financing Changes Fall 2012

November 8th, 2012

FHA condo financing has gotten harder for many customers over the past few years. Luckily some changes announced in September could help. The National Association of REALTORS(R) broke down the changes: 1) Investors can buy up to half of project units. The maximum before was 10% investor-owned. 2) More commercial space is allowed in a [...]