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Maryland Named 8th Best State To Live in by 24/7 Wall Street

December 1st, 2016

Maryland was named the 8th best state to live in by the website 24/7 Wall Street in November 2016. The states were ranked based on three social and economic measures including educational achievement, life expectancy at birth, and each state's poverty rate. For educational achievement, 39% of Maryland adults have earned at least a bachelor's degree, which, [...]

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Towson Tree Lighting 2016

November 28th, 2016

The Towson Tree Lighting Ceremony is December 2, 2016 from 6-8pm at the Olympic Park by the Towson Circle. Santa Claus will be arriving by fire engine on his way to his workshop in the Old Hutzler Building next to Barnes & Noble off the Towson Circle! The Towson Chamber of Commerce has a number of [...]

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Hunt Valley Towne Centre Tree Lighting 2016

November 21st, 2016

The Hunt Valley Towne Centre tree lighting 2016 will be on Friday, November 25th at 5:45pm. There will be cookies and hot chocolate to enjoy while listening to live musical performances from Sparks Elementary and Jemicy Schools. (more on their facebook event page!) Santa will be there, too! After the tree is lit, Santa will head over to Greetings [...]

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Small Business Saturday November 26, 2016

November 17th, 2016

Small Business Saturday is November 26, 2016. What is Small Business Saturday? It is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses -- the Saturday after "Black Friday." It was begun by American Express in 2010, and was recognized by Congress in 2011. There is no cost to small business owners to participate, and no cost [...]

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Hunt Valley Home Sales October 2016

November 16th, 2016

Hunt Valley home sales in October 2016 were up from the same time last year. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in October was $8,528,400, which is up 75.77% from the $4,851,900 that sold in October 2015. This is also up from from the sold volume of $4,944,300 that we saw in Hunt Valley Home Sales [...]

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Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees 2016

November 15th, 2016

The Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees 2016 is November 25-27! Hours are Friday & Saturday from 10am-9pm, and Sunday from 10am-6pm. This year, tickets are $15 for Adults, and $10 for Seniors, and $7 for Children ages 5-12. (Children 4 and under are free.) Tickets can be purchased at the door, but if you buy in advance [...]

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Towson 21204 Home Sales October 2016

November 14th, 2016

Towson 21204 home sales in October were up very slightly from October 2015. The total volume of Towson homes that sold in October 2016 was $7,480,425, up 4.92% from the $7,129,650 that sold in October 2015. It is down a lot from the volume of $13,723,700 that we saw in Towson 21204 Home Sales September 2016. Twenty-one homes in [...]

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Timonium Home Sales October 2016

November 11th, 2016

Timonium home sales in October 2016 were up from last October. The total volume of Timonium houses that sold in October 2016 was $20,251,700, up 18.12% from the $17,145,350 we saw sell in October 2015. This is also up from the $19,966,315 we saw in Timonium Home Sales September 2016. The average sales price in Timonium was down up 3.94% to $405,034, from [...]

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How Much Time Does It Take To Close on a House After Contract?

November 7th, 2016

How much time does it take to close on a house after contract? The truth of the matter is that it varies. According to a report and article by, the average time from contract to close is about 50 days. Keep in mind, that means that about half of contracts may take longer - that is [...]

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11615 Silvermaple Court Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale

October 28th, 2016

11615 Silvermaple Court is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $559,000. *As of November 28, it is under contract with a home sale contingent contract.* 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 [...]