Baltimore Real Estate

11600 Hunters Run Drive – Hunt Valley Station Home for Sale

May 2nd, 2019

11600 Hunters Run Drive is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $550,000. This Hunt Valley Station home was built by Faust and has 2,700 square feet above ground and a partially finished lower level. It showcases wood floors in the kitchen, good-sized rooms, and a popular location. As of May [...]

Spring Cleaning Tips

April 29th, 2019

Spring cleaning tips to help you get your home ready for Spring or to sell your home is from a post from HomeKeepr. HomeKeepr has broken spring cleaning down to three main goals: Increase the feeling of openness in your home. Make it easier to find things. Declutter. For Goal #1 (Increase feeling of openness): [...]

5 Hemlock Court – Hunt Valley Station Home for Sale *UNDER CONTRACT 4/30/19*

April 23rd, 2019

5 Hemlock Court is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $578,000. *UNDER CONTRACT 4/30/19* This Hunt Valley Station home has 2,408 square feet above ground and a finished lower level. It showcases granite counters in the updated kitchen, updated marble master bath, and a large resurfaced deck off the first [...]

11 Ringleaf Court – Hunt Valley Station Home for Sale *UNDER CONTRACT 4/2*

March 29th, 2019

11 Ringleaf Court is a three bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $499,000. *UNDER CONTRACT* This Hunt Valley Station home has 1,904 square feet above ground and a finished lower level. It showcases hardwood floors, updated kitchen, and a large screened porch. As of March 29, 2019, there are no other Hunt [...]

Baltimore Property Tax Cut Proposed

March 12th, 2019

A Baltimore City property tax cut was proposed by Mayor Pugh to reduce the tax rate by 2021. Mayor Pugh's goal is to have the Baltimore City owner occupied property tax rate reduced to under 2% of an assessed property's value. Her hope is to have it reduced to 2.048% by this coming July, according [...]

Average Salary Needed to Buy a Home in Baltimore Metro Area 2019

March 11th, 2019

The average salary needed to buy a home in the Baltimore metro area comes from HSH.com, which is a financial publishing website. The Baltimore metro area includes places like Towson, and the site states the counties included are Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, Queen Anne's, Carroll, Harford Counties, which really changes the "affordability" factor. The Baltimore [...]

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, [...]

Am I Being Recorded When Viewing a House?

February 1st, 2019

Am I being recorded when viewing a house? Potentially, yes. The TODAY Show did a segment about people recording showings in their houses, making people aware of something they may not have been before. This is something I have cautioned people about for a few years - that you never know if you are being recorded [...]

Home Sales in December 2018 Dropped More than Usual

January 29th, 2019

Across the US, home sales in December 2019 dropped more than the usual seasonal reduction in sales. Home sales dropped an average of 6.4% from November. According to both the National Association of REALTORS and a CNBC article, the drop was unusually large, as sales generally vary monthly in the very low single digit averages. [...]

What a Government Shutdown Means for Baltimore Real Estate

January 5th, 2019

What does a government shutdown mean for Baltimore real estate? It can mean quite a bit. First, the IRS is closed, so if a buyer's bank needs ANY documentation from the IRS that the buyer does not have in their possession, then they are stuck until the government reopens before that buyer can close on [...]