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!

Kenilworth Farmers’ Market 2020

April 9th, 2020

The Kenilworth Farmers' Market in Towson will open for the 2020 season on April 14! Currently Farmers' Markets are considered Essential by the Maryland Government, so the market is scheduled to go on. A Facebook event was created confirming the opening. This year again, it should be located at the LOWER LEVEL parking lot underneath [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends from COVID-19 April 6, 2020

April 8th, 2020

Coronavirus Maryland real estate market trends are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for April 6, 2020. A reminder from past weeks' posts, Bright MLS covers a large swath of states, so they have statistics for a number of areas, but then they drill down to specific state data. [...]

Common Spring Chimney Issues

April 7th, 2020

Common spring chimney issues comes from an email sent to me from a local Baltimore company called Clean Sweep Chimney Service. Clean Sweep cleans chimneys, does inspections, and also does repairs when necessary. They are also a very good source of information when it comes to chimneys. What are four common issues they see in [...]

Maryland Real Estate Market Trends Due to COVID-19 March 30, 2020 Update

April 1st, 2020

Coronavirus Maryland real estate market trends are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for March 30, 2020. A reminder from last week's post, Bright MLS covers a large swath of states, so they have statistics for a number of areas, but then they drill down to specific state data. [...]

SDAT 2020 Maryland Homeowners and Renters Tax Credit Applications Available

March 31st, 2020

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) 2020 Homeowners’ and Renters’ Tax Credit applications are now available online. Here is a link for the applications. As of right now, you can apply online and you can also download and print an application from their website. You can check if you qualify by visiting [...]

Initial Coronavirus Maryland Market Trends

March 27th, 2020

Initial Coronavirus Maryland market trends are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Bright MLS covers a large swath of states, so they have statistics for a number of areas, but then they hone in to specific states. Starting on page 23 of the Bright MLS multi-state report, the data shows the following: In [...]

Impact of Coronavirus to Real Estate Showings in Bright MLS

March 26th, 2020

The impact of the Coronavirus to real estate showings is from a company called "ShowingTime," through which most Baltimore real estate agents schedule appointments for homes for sale in the area. ShowingTime statistics show that the showing activity has fallen a lot since this period last year. ShowingTime plans to update the chart regularly. As [...]

Baltimore County Planning Department Comprehensive Zoning Map 2020

March 25th, 2020

The Baltimore County Planning Department has released a comprehensive zoning map for 2020 with a public comment application. With COVID-19 and current limits on public gatherings, the in-person Planning Board public hearings have been cancelled, the reason for the application. It appears that the Planning Board will review the input collected on the application, and [...]

Coronavirus and Real Estate Market Conditions

March 24th, 2020

The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc across the globe, and we are all trying to work through this new way of self-distancing life. Here in Maryland, Governor Hogan has required all non-essential businesses to close as of 5pm March 23, 2020. Parts of a real estate transaction in Maryland are considered essential, but some of the [...]

Baltimore Farmers Market 2020

March 23rd, 2020

Message from the Baltimore Farmers' Market: "The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, previously scheduled to open on Sunday, April 5, 2020, has postponed Opening Day in response to the developing Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation. We will update you when a rescheduled date has been confirmed." ---- The Baltimore Farmers Market 2020 season begins on April [...]