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10 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Photos

January 29th, 2016

10 Tips to get your home ready for photos comes from a post from the National Association of Realtors(R). That post was specific to "staging" your home for photos by Justin Riordan of Spade and Archer Design Agency. See his article here. Justin has some great points. He is coming from the point of view [...]

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Ten Updates to Help Sell Your Home

March 21st, 2014

Ten updates to help sell your home. This list comes from a Houzz article entitled, "10 Low-Cost Tweaks to Help Your Home Sell." Though I am not sure I agree that all of them are "low-cost," many are good ideas for a person getting ready to sell a Timonium home to consider. 1) Clean the [...]

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Six Things Real Estate Agents Wish Everyone Knew From ABCNews

January 30th, 2014

Six things real estate agents wish everyone knew from ABCNews was a funny post -- I truly enjoyed reading the article. There are four I would like to address, and put my own additional information in. YES, the house has to smell good. Pets? Have to get the pet odor out. Smoked? Smell has to [...]

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Selling Your Home During the Holidays in Towson

December 5th, 2013

Selling your home during the Holidays in Towson may just be a great idea. Why? Well, in this age of the internet, buyers are ALWAYS looking online. Even if they think they aren't going to buy until Spring, if the right house pops up, I can tell you, they aren't waiting. Also, those buyers who [...]

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Tips Buyers Would Give Sellers If They Could

May 2nd, 2013

Tips buyers would give sellers if they could came from a post in late February on a website called Trulia. I had it in my queue to follow up with, because I felt like the tips were good ones for sellers, even if I take a different depiction or approach to them, and don't necessarily [...]

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This Month in Real Estate March 2013

March 6th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate March 2013 is here! Home sales activity remained at the pace of 4.9 million we saw in This Month in Real Estate February 2013. The median home price dropped a lot from January and February's $181,000 down to $173,600. Though this is down from last month, it is up 12.3% [...]

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This Month in Real Estate February 2013

February 6th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate February 2013 has been released! Home sales activity was at a pace of 4.9 million, slightly down from the 5 million pace we saw in This Month in Real Estate January 2013. The median home price remained the same as January at $181,000. The average interest rose slightly to 3.38%, [...]

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This Month in Real Estate January 2013

January 8th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate January 2013 has been released! Home sales activity remained a pace of 5 million, which is up from the 4.8 million we had seen in October, November, and This Month in Real Estate December 2012. The median home price also rose, up $2,000 from December to $181,000. This number is [...]

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This Month in Real Estate December 2012

December 8th, 2012

This Month in Real Estate December 2012 has been released! Home sales activity remained a pace of 4.8 million, which is the same pace as we saw in both October and also This Month in Real Estate November 2012. The median home price dropped $5,000 to $179,000. Last month's median sale price of $184,000 had [...]

This Month in Real Estate November 2012

November 5th, 2012

This Month in Real Estate November 2012 is out, and Jay Papasan has returned! Home sales activity remained a pace of 4.8 million, same as we saw in This Month in Real Estate October 2012. The median home price dropped $3,000 to $184,000. Freddie Mac reports that the average interest dropped to 3.37%, a remarkable [...]