Buying a home

  • 1210 Maple Leaf

1210 Maple Leaf Ct Hunt Valley Station Home for Sale *UNDER CONTRACT*

April 1st, 2017

1210 Maple Leaf Court is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $534,900. *UNDER CONTRACT IN FIVE DAYS!* This Hunt Valley Station home has 2,064 square feet above ground, which does not include the unfinished basement. This Hunters Run/Hunt Valley Station home showcases hardwood floors on the first floor, stainless appliances in the kitchen, [...]

  • 2 Timberwood Court

2 Timberwood Court Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale *UNDER CONTRACT*

March 11th, 2017

2 Timberwood Court is a true five bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $600,000. *UNDER CONTRACT* This Hunt Valley Station home has 3,485 square feet above ground, which does not include the unfinished basement. This is a Faust-built home, located at the corner of Hunters Run Drive and Timberwood Court. This Hunters Run/Hunt Valley Station home [...]

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FHA Mortgages Allow for Downpayment to be a Gift

February 7th, 2017

FHA mortgages allow for the full downpayment to be a gift. Currently, FHA mortgages require a 3.5% downpayment from a buyer, in addition to local closing costs, including transfer taxes, mortgage costs, title company and local charges, and possibly other closing costs. What many FHA homebuyers may not know is that the 3.5% downpayment can be [...]

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Buying Your First Home – What to Do in the Year Leading Up to Your Purchase

February 1st, 2017

Buying your first home - what to do in the year leading up to your first purchase comes from an article on realtor.com that talks about what to do a year before buying your first home. There are many things you can do to prepare, both the year before, and the months leading up to [...]

  • 11615 Silvermaple Court

11615 Silvermaple Court Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale *SOLD*

October 28th, 2016

11615 Silvermaple Court is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $559,000. *SOLD 1/27/17!* This Hunt Valley Station home has 2,198 square feet above ground, which does not include the basement. The basement is finished with a rec room, large laundry room, and full bath. This is a Ryland-built home. The first floor showcases a [...]

  • 11605 Hunters Run Drive Front

11605 Hunters Run Drive Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale *SOLD 12/22/16*

September 8th, 2016

11605 Hunters Run Drive is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $539,900. *SOLD 12/22/16* This Hunt Valley Station home has 2,408 square feet above ground, which does not include the basement. The basement is partially finished with a half bath, but is plumbed for a full bath. This is a Faust-built home. The first floor [...]

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What is an HOA (Homeowner’s Association)?

August 3rd, 2016

What is an HOA? An HOA is a HomeOwner's Association. What does an HOA do? An HOA's purpose can vary depending on the neighborhood and the rules and restrictions of the neighborhood. If you buy a home in a community with an HOA, you are required to abide by the rules and regulations set forth [...]

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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 [...]

  • 1116 Walnutwood Front Exterior

1116 Walnutwood Road Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale *UNDER CONTRACT*

July 22nd, 2016

1116 Walnutwood Road is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $599,999. *Under Contract 1/26/17* 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 [...]

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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 [...]