Marney Kirk

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Tax Deductions for Homeowners – New Tax Law 2018

February 27th, 2019

Tax deductions for homeowners - the new tax law signed in 2018 for taxes filed in 2019 - information is below. **Please note that I am not a tax professional and no one should take this post as tax advice. Please contact a tax professional to find out if information listed below is correct or [...]

708 Abell Ridge Circle Towson Lot for Sale

February 26th, 2019

708 Abell Ridge Circle is a Towson lot for sale for $549,000. It is located in the Ridge School development with newer homes and the Abell Mansion in the middle of the circle. The lot has utilities running to it, and will be on public water. Water is included in the monthly HOA fees. The [...]

Maryland Home and Garden Show Spring 2019

February 25th, 2019

Maryland Home and Garden Show Spring 2019 is March 2 & 3 & 8-10 at the Timonium Fairgrounds. The theme of the show is "Celebrate the Chesapeake Bay." There will be flowers and plants for sale, as well as beautiful garden displays. As usual, there will be over 300 home improvement exhibits. The Home and Garden [...]

Limekiln Farm – New Towson Homes to be Built

February 22nd, 2019

Limekiln Farm is a neighborhood of new homes being built off Cowpens Avenue in Towson. It is being developed and built by Caruso Homes. There are five floor plans from which to choose. The total number of homes expected to be built will be around 25. Thirteen homesites have already been sold. There are 11 [...]

Five Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Getting Ready to Buy a House

February 20th, 2019

There are, I am sure, more than five credit mistakes to avoid when buying a house, but this list is a good place to start. Thanks to HomeKeepr for the list to share. First Credit Mistake: Not knowing what is in your credit file. I have been very surprised (as have clients) when judgements or [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales January 2019

February 18th, 2019

Hunt Valley home sales in January 2019 were down slightly from last January. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in January was $6,325,250, down 5.41% from the volume of $6,687,000 we saw in January 2018. It was also down from the volume of $10,515,900 we saw in Hunt Valley Home Sales November 2018. The [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales January 2019

February 14th, 2019

Towson 21204 home sales in January 2019 were down in a big way from January 2018. The total volume of Towson homes that sold in  January was  $3,604,500, down 52.37% from the volume of $7,567,063 we saw last January. It was also slightly down from the volume of $3,262,000 we saw in Towson 21204 Home Sales [...]

Timonium Home Sales January 2019

February 13th, 2019

Timonium home sales in January 2019 were down ever so slightly from January 2018. The total volume of Timonium houses that sold in January 2019 was $13,601,205, down 1.49% from the $13,806,839 volume we saw in January 2018. It was also down from the $17,481,100 volume that we saw in Timonium Home Sales November 2018. The average sales price [...]

Seven Home Repairs Best to Do Before Listing Your Home for Sale

February 12th, 2019

Home repairs can sometimes be best to do before listing your home for sale. Though this lists seven, there could be more recommended, depending on a particular house, the current local real estate market, and the intention of the home seller in any particular situation. Thank you to HouseLogic for the list. Here it is, [...]

REAL ID Law and Maryland Drivers’ Licenses

February 11th, 2019

The REAL ID law affects us in Maryland - even if you have one of the newer flag licenses! If you renewed your license prior to January 2018, you most likely need to go through some steps in order to comply with the nationwide REAL ID law. You have until October 1, 2020 to comply, [...]