Marney Kirk

About Marney Kirk

Marney has been a Towson and Timonium real estate agent for over 20 years. She loves what she does, and looks forward to helping Baltimore real estate buyers and sellers achieve their goals!

Four Reasons A Home Sale Contract Could Fall Through

February 1st, 2023

If you browse homes for sale on a regular basis, you may notice a few homes that have gone under contract but then come back up again as "Back on Market." Why would a home sale contract fall through? First, I want to note that each real estate contract is different and has different terms. [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends January 29 2023

January 31st, 2023

Maryland real estate market trends are collected and documented by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for the week ending January 29, 2023. Bright MLS currently covers seven states, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview for the entire MLS, and later there is specific state [...]

Can I Remove My House Photos from Zillow and Other Websites?

January 30th, 2023

Can I remove my house photos from Zillow and other websites? The answer is both yes and possibly no. When a seller lists a home for sale with a real estate brokerage in the MLS (Multiple Listing Service,) at least here in Towson, Maryland, the listing agreement comes with terms about sharing photos and videos [...]

How Much of a Downpayment Do You Need to Buy a Home?

January 27th, 2023

How much of a downpayment do you need to buy a home? The long and short of it is that it depends on your situation, loan qualifications and loan type. That being said, according to a NerdWallet Home Buyer Report, 62% of Americans believe you need to put 20% down on a house. In reality? [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales 2022

January 25th, 2023

Hunt Valley home sales in 2022 were down slightly from as 2021. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in 2022 was $138,220,345, down 6.68% from the $148,122,268 volume we saw sell in 2021. The average sales price was up 9.82% to $556,255 from $506,526 in 2021. Two hundred-fifty Hunt Valley homes sold in [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends January 22 2023

January 24th, 2023

Maryland real estate market trends are collected and documented by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for the week ending January 22, 2023. Bright MLS currently covers seven states, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview for the entire MLS, and later there is specific state [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales 2022

January 23rd, 2023

Towson 21204 home sales in 2022 were down from 2021. The total volume of Towson homes in 21204 that sold in 2022 was $105,374,234, down 24.21%  from the volume of $139,029,947 we saw sell in 2021. One hundred seventy-eight homes in 21204 sold in 2022, which is 39 less than 2021. The average sales price [...]

Timonium Home Sales 2022

January 19th, 2023

Timonium home sales in 2022 were down from 2021. The total volume of Timonium houses that sold in 2022 was $306,140,413, down 13.07% from the $355,842,116 volume sold in 2021. The average sales price in Timonium was about the same, $491,233, a very slight increase of 0.21% from the $490,224 average we saw in 2021. [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends January 15 2023

January 18th, 2023

Maryland real estate market trends are collected and documented by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for the week ending January 15, 2023. Bright MLS currently covers seven states, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview for the entire MLS, and later there is specific state [...]

Baltimore City Most Expensive Home Sales 2022

January 17th, 2023

Baltimore City's most expensive home sales in 2022 were mostly Inner Harbor condos plus a single family home, with the most expensive found in The Pier Homes at HarborView in Downtown Baltimore. The five highest home sales in Baltimore City in 2022, according to Bright, our local multiple listing system, were: 1.  653 Ponte Villas [...]

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