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 [...]

Six Little-Known Home Maintenance Items You Should Do

October 26th, 2022

Six little-known home maintenance items you should do are small things - but their maintenance can lengthen the life of these appliances, etc in your home. Thank you to a post on for the list! Clean your Refrigerator Drip Pan. Did you even know that your fridge has a drip pan? (I didn't. You [...]

Home Design Trends 2022

August 5th, 2022

Home trends come and go, and each year there are trends that tend to be more popular than others. In 2021, the trends we saw were focused on staying home, space utilization, and more time outside than in past years. Thank you to Realtor Magazine for their compilation. Here are a some of the trends [...]

Home Trends Expected to be Popular in 2021

January 5th, 2021

Home trends come and go, and each year there are trends that tend to be more popular than others. In 2020, many people stayed home more due to COVID-19. The additional time at home has created new needs and wants in homes that may not have been present before. Thank you to Realtor Magazine for [...]

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 [...]

What a Government Shut Down Could Mean for House Sales

April 8th, 2011

NAR did an analysis of what a Government shut down could mean for those trying to either buy or sell a home. It's not good for either. On the website, they discuss the implications: FHA would not be able to insure/endorse any new loans. IRS cannot process federal tax returns. This means that if [...]

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