Baltimore hurricane

Hurricane Sandy and Baltimore

October 26th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy appears to be headed right for Baltimore. Are you ready? Hurricane Sandy, Frankenstorm...both could cause some trouble for us in the Mid-Atlantic region. What can you do to prepare? Last year, I wrote a post on how to prepare for Hurricane Irene. Unfortunately our power was out for a week, and the preparedness [...]

Power Still Out in Towson After Irene

August 29th, 2011

Well, here we are, coming up on two days without power at our house in Towson after losing it during Irene on Saturday night. It's maddening because our neighbors across the street lost it Sunday morning for only a few hours, and they are back up & running. Why? We are on a separate line, [...]

Hurricane Irene and Potential Settlement Delays

August 26th, 2011

I received emails from two lenders warning of possibly repercussions of Hurricane Irene in Baltimore, in terms I hadn't considered. An excerpt from an email from Brian Nowakowski, of Academy Mortgage, "it is very likely that settlements will be delayed next week. Lenders across the board will require re-inspection of all properties should we be [...]

Hurricane Irene in Baltimore

August 25th, 2011

Well, the new predicted path for Hurricane Irene is trending more west, bringing higher winds and heavier rain our way most likely this weekend. Here in Baltimore we are right on the cusp of the "High" to "Extreme" threat level for the storm. It appears that it is supposed to be between Category 2 & [...]