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Hereford High and Carver High in Towson Named Blue Ribbon Schools in 2016

September 30th, 2016

Hereford High School in Parkton and George Washington Carver High School in Towson were named National Blue Ribbon Schools in 2016! Congratulations to both Baltimore County high schools! A National Blue Ribbon School, according to the U.S. Department of Education's website, "is based on a school’s overall academic excellence or marked progress in closing achievement [...]

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Towsontown Boulevard at Osler Drive Major Improvements Underway

September 28th, 2016

Towsontown Boulevard at Osler Drive has major improvements underway, as you may have noticed if you have been in the Towson area as of late. Towsontown Boulevard is getting widened, and sidewalks will be installed west of Osler Drive. There will be TWO lanes turning left onto Osler Drive once the full scope of the [...]

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Understanding Whom Agents Represent in Maryland Update October 2016

September 23rd, 2016

Understanding Whom Agents Represent in Maryland is getting an update in October 2016, and buyers especially need to understand the changes. In 2010, I wrote about Understanding Whom Agents Represent in Maryland, and discussed "Presumed Buyer Agency." As of October 1, 2016, PRESUMED BUYER AGENCY WILL NO LONGER EXIST IN MARYLAND. In the past, "presumed [...]

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Hunt Valley Home Sales August 2016

September 20th, 2016

Hunt Valley home sales in August 2016 were up from last August. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in August was $7,893,255, up 52.81% from the volume of $5,165,300 we saw in August 2015. This a big drop, however, from the volume of $15,214,843 we saw in Hunt Valley Home Sales July 2016. The average sales price was [...]

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Towson 21204 Home Sales August 2016

September 15th, 2016

Towson 21204 home sales in August were down from August 2015. The total volume of Towson homes that sold in August 2016 was $6,639,825, which is down 23.95% from the $8,731,200 we saw in August 2015. It is also down from the $9,568,400 volume we saw in Towson 21204 Home Sales July 2016. Fourteen homes in 21204 sold in August, [...]

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Timonium Home Sales August 2016

September 14th, 2016

Timonium home sales in August 2016 were up a good amount from last August! The total volume of Timonium houses that sold in August 2016 was $25,591,267, up 44.61% from August 2015.  This is very slightly down from the $25,702,225 saw in Timonium Home Sales July 2016. The average sales price in Timonium was also up, 18.53%, to $419,529, from the [...]

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703 Abell Ridge Circle – Towson Ridge School Mansion For Sale

September 8th, 2016

703 Abell Ridge Circle, the Towson Ridge School Mansion is for sale. The asking price is $3,395,000. This home has been restored beautifully and showcases 13,000 square feet with six bedrooms, five full baths, and three half baths. Upstairs there is a media room complete with projector and movie screen! There are ten fireplaces throughout! [...]

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11605 Hunters Run Drive Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale

September 8th, 2016

11605 Hunters Run Drive is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $549,900. 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 has an [...]

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Taste of Towson 2016

September 1st, 2016

Taste of Towson 2016 will be held September 15. This is the Sixth Annual Taste of Towson, a fundraiser to benefit the Towson Chamber of Commerce. It will be held at the SECU Arena at Towson University from 5-7:30pm. Tickets are $40, and includes food from over 30 participating Towson restaurants, as well as an open bar. [...]

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12 Things You Should Realize About Real Estate

August 24th, 2016

12 Things You Should Realize about Real Estate comes as an inspiration from a post on a website called "The Lighter Side of Real Estate" called 12 things you should know about real estate. Here are the 12 things from the "Lighter Side of Real Estate" website, and here is my take on each one: A [...]