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Baltimore Named One of America’s Most Charming Cities

August 23rd, 2016

Baltimore was named one of America's most charming cities by Travel & Leisure Magazine. The cities were voted on by Travel & Leisure Magazine readers in a survey about 38 cities. Most of the cities in the top 20 had something in common -- old neighborhoods that have new life. Baltimore is a great example [...]

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Maryland Tax Free Shopping Week 2016

July 28th, 2016

Maryland tax free shopping week 2016 is August 14-20, 2016. What is Tax Free Shopping Week? Tax Free Shopping week means that qualifying clothes and shoes under $100 each will not have the regular 6% sales tax added to the purchase during the tax free shopping time period. This means you can buy any number of qualifying individual items under [...]

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Zillow Zestimates May Be Inaccurate Again and Again in Baltimore

July 25th, 2016

Zillow Zestimates may be inaccurate again and again in Baltimore. Zillow Zestimates. Buyers often look to them, thinking they are a good representation of a home's value. In reality, often (not always, but often,) Zillow Zestimates can be off. Especially in Baltimore County. This happens across the country. The Los Angeles Times published an article regarding this [...]

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1116 Walnutwood Road Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale

July 22nd, 2016

1116 Walnutwood Road is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $624,500. This Hunt Valley Station home has 3,125 square feet above ground, which does not include the basement. The basement is finished with a full bath. The first floor showcases hardwood floors, an office/library, a gourmet eat-in kitchen with granite and ceramic tile [...]

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FHA Condo Recertification Should Get Easier

July 21st, 2016

FHA condo recertification should get easier, thanks to the passage of H.R.3700 - Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 on July 14. It also lowers the current owner-occupancy from 50% to 35%, which should hopefully make more Baltimore County condominium communities eligible for FHA financing. Right now, there are a number of Baltimore County condo [...]

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Baltimore Restaurant Week Summer 2016

July 13th, 2016

Baltimore Restaurant Week Summer 2016 is July 22-31 at a good number of restaurants in Baltimore City. *Over 50 restaurants extended through August 7th! Enjoy a little bit longer!* It is exciting to see so many eateries on the list of participating restaurants in Baltimore. Also, Bluestone in Timonium and The Oregon Ridge in Hunt Valley, both outside [...]

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Artscape 2016

July 5th, 2016

Artscape 2016 is July 15-17! Artscape is a free arts festival in Downtown Baltimore with visual arts exhibits, live concerts, performing arts, family events, and more. Over 350,000 people are expected to visit over the three day event. Hours are Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday 11am-9pm and Sunday 11am-8pm. The location of the festival is Mount Royal Ave [...]

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Baltimore 4th of July 2016

June 23rd, 2016

Baltimore 4th of July has a great number of activities for many to enjoy! The "Baltimore’s Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration" runs from 7-10pm on the 4th. The United States Navy Band Cruisers performs at 7pm.  The huge fireworks display begins at 9:30pm, and usually lasts about 18 minutes. Here are more details about Monday's events. There [...]

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Baltimore County 4th of July Parades 2016

June 22nd, 2016

Baltimore County has a number of 4th of July parades scheduled, so you have your choice of locations! Here are the Baltimore County 4th of July Parades for 2016 according to community websites: Please note that the Hereford parade is on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The others are on the actual holiday, July 4, 2016. [...]

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Baltimore County 4th of July Fireworks 2016

June 20th, 2016

Baltimore County 4th of July Fireworks will be held throughout the weekend of July 4th this year, since the actual holiday is on Monday. **DUE TO WEATHER ON JULY 4, SOME ARE BEING RESCHEDULED TO THEIR RAIN DATES** The current schedule, according to the Baltimore County Government's website is: Saturday, July 2 Eastern Yacht Club (no rain [...]