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Millionaire David Bach Says “Buying a home is ‘an escalator to wealth'”

January 18th, 2017

Millionaire David Bach says, "Buying a home is an 'escalator to wealth'," according to an interview with CNBC. He states in the CNBC article, "If millennials don't buy a home, their chances of actually having any wealth in this country are little to none. The average homeowner to this day is 38 times wealthier than [...]

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Hunt Valley Home Sales 2016

January 17th, 2017

Hunt Valley home sales in 2016 were up from 2015. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in 2016 was $115,356,060, up 38.89% from the $83,057,001 we saw sell in 2015.   The average sales price was up as well, up 19.71% to $482,661 from $403,189 in 2015. Two hundred thirty-nine Hunt Valley homes sold in [...]

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236 Ridge Avenue – Towson Townhouse

January 14th, 2017

Towson Townhouse SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT Click on Any Picture Below to Enlarge More photos 236 Ridge Avenue is a Brick Townhouse in the Aigburth community in Towson, Maryland. This Towson home features three bedrooms and one full bath upstairs. 236 Ridge Avenue showcases hardwood floors, good-sized rooms, all on a one-way street in a location near [...]

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Towson 21204 Home Sales 2016

January 13th, 2017

Towson 21204 home sales in 2016 were up 22.98% from 2015. The total volume of Towson homes in 21204 that sold in 2016 was $91,129,263, over $17M more than the volume of $74,101,070 we saw sell in 2015.   One hundred ninety-eight homes in 21204 sold in 2016, which is 18 more than 2015 (a 10% increase.) The [...]

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Timonium Home Sales 2016

January 12th, 2017

Timonium home sales in 2016 were up from 2015! The total volume of Timonium houses that sold in 2016 was $254,055,035, up 10.66% from the $229,575,071 volume sold in 2015. The average sales price in Timonium was also up -- to $387,279 -- up 2.06% from the $379,463 average we saw in 2015. There were 656 Timonium homes [...]

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FHA Cuts Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium

January 10th, 2017

FHA cut the annual mortgage insurance premium from .85% down to .60%, it was announced yesterday. The current U.S Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said that this could save those getting FHA-insured loans closing or disbursing on or after January 27, 2017 an average of about $500 this year. According to a CNBC article, he said, [...]

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Baltimore County Most Expensive Home Sales 2016

January 9th, 2017

Baltimore County's most expensive home sales in 2016 were found north and west of the city, with the most expensive found in Glyndon. The five highest home sales in Baltimore County in 2016, according to MRIS, our local multiple listing system, were: 1. 3321 Butler Road, Glyndon, MD 21071. $4,500,000. Situated on almost 172 acres in Northwestern Baltimore [...]

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236 Ridge Avenue Towson Home For Sale

January 7th, 2017

236 Ridge Avenue is a Towson townhouse for sale at $215,000. Located on a one-way street in the Aigburth community in Towson, it is very convenient to so much, including Downtown Towson, Towson Town Center Mall, and Towson Place Shopping Center. 236 Ridge Avenue is a three bedroom brick townhouse with hardwood floors throughout the first [...]

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Baltimore County Restaurant Week Winter 2017

January 6th, 2017

Baltimore County Restaurant Week Winter 2017 starts Friday, January 20, and runs through February 4. There are 41 Baltimore County restaurants participating this month! Lunch and Dinner Prices will be $15-35.00. Each restaurant has set its' own prices and specialty menus, so you will have to look on each site or call to find out what [...]

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Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2017

January 4th, 2017

Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2017 is January 13-22 at a good number of restaurants in Baltimore City. There are many different eateries on the list of restaurants in Baltimore. The participating restaurants will have prix-fixe menus. Three course dinners will be $35 or $25, depending on the place, (I will note, though, that in the past, the majority have [...]