Loch Raven Village

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Baltimore County Christmas Tree Pickup 2016

December 28th, 2015

Baltimore County Christmas Tree pickup 2016 is the over a two week period, beginning the week of January 11-16. Christmas trees in Baltimore County must be placed by the curb by January 16 in order to ensure pickup. The trees must be completely free of lights and decorations, including any tinsel. Also, they CANNOT be [...]

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Baltimore County Christmas Tree Pickup 2015

December 29th, 2014

Baltimore County Christmas Tree pickup 2015 is the over a two week period, beginning the week of January 12-17. Christmas trees in Baltimore County must be placed by the curb by January 17 in order to ensure pickup. The trees must be completely free of lights and decorations, including any tinsel. Also, they CANNOT be [...]

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New Loch Raven Elementary School?

July 15th, 2014

There are plans for a new Loch Raven Elementary School in Baltimore County. **UPDATE: AS OF JULY 28, 2014, BALTIMORE COUNTY HAS SCRAPPED THE PLANS FOR THE RENOVATION. Read more from the Baltimore Sun article: http://touch.baltimoresun.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-80940737/.** The design and development phase is supposed to go throughout 2014, while demolishment of the current building at the [...]

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Parkville Home Sales January 2013

February 20th, 2013

Parkville home sale in January 2013 were up 48.3% over the beginning of 2012. The total sold volume last month was $8,547,725, while last January $5,761,370 sold. Forty-nine homes changed hands, which is fifteen more than January 2012. It took an average of 81 days for a seller to receive an acceptable contract. The average sales [...]

Parkville Home Sales July 2012

August 23rd, 2012

Parkville home sale in July 2012 were up 25% over the same period last year! $12,926,189 in homes sold in 21234 in July, while only was $10,340,700 sold last July. Seventy-two homes sold, which is eleven more than July 2011. It took, on average, about 98 days to receive an acceptable contract, which was right on line [...]

1429 Joppa Rd — Towson, MD Loch Raven Manor Home for Rent — $1,550/mo. RENTED!

May 11th, 2012

1429 Joppa Road in Towson is a terrific semi-detached home for rent for $1,550 per month. The owners have a plan as well, that if a tenant pays each month's rent early via direct deposit, that a $150/mo credit can be given to the tenant -- making that month's rent only $1400! Two car concrete [...]

Baltimore Ground Rent Houses

May 4th, 2010

There are many ground rent houses in Baltimore. What does this mean? Guest blogger, T Jeremy Loomis, Sales Manager for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, explains more about Baltimore ground rent homes: What is ground rent (also known as a leasehold estate) and why would I have it? Ground rent is when a fee is paid [...]

New FHA Appraisal Guidelines for Leasehold Properties in Baltimore

April 14th, 2010

Beginning June 13, 2010, the FHA appraisal guidelines for leasehold properties (also known as houses with ground rent) will be changing. Guest blogger, T Jeremy Loomis, Sales Manager for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, explains what this means for Baltimore ground rent homeowners: Confused on the recent news about new FHA ground rent appraisal requirements? Simply [...]

Loch Raven Village and Knettishall in Towson Gems in Baltimore Sun Article

December 14th, 2009

A few month back, I received a phone call from Jamie Smith Hopkins of the Baltimore Sun because she knew I know Towson real estate very well, and had sold homes in Loch Raven Village and Knettishall. Jamie was putting together a series of articles called "Hidden Gems" about areas in Baltimore County and City [...]

Back to School Brings Buyers Back to Towson Real Estate Market

September 8th, 2009

Last week, Baltimore County went back to school. A long Labor Day weekend allowed for a feeling of lengthened summer, but today is the official day that we are back in full swing and the long days of summer are over. Since kids are back in school, that usually brings a boost to the Towson [...]