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June is National Homeownership Month

June 4th, 2019

June is National Homeownership Month. National Homeownership Month is a month dedicated to bringing attention to homeownership and its benefits. The celebration started as a week years ago, and in 2002 President George W. Bush proclaimed the month of June to be dedicated to homeownership. Every president since has proclaimed June as National Homeownership Month. [...]

How Much Will My Home Renovation Get Me in Return?

April 6th, 2018

How much will your home renovation get you in return? Well, it depends on what and how much you do. I realize that sounds as clear as mud. But based on a CNBC post, the answer varies depending on the situation. A survey was done by Remodeling magazine to determine what gave homeowners the best [...]

Should Baltimore Baby Boomers Renovate Their Homes Before Selling?

April 10th, 2017

Should Baltimore Baby Boomers renovate their homes before selling? The "boomer" question comes from a generalized, nationwide post from a real estate group called Inman. The answer from them, as is the case for Baltimore Boomers, is, "Maybe." Why would renovation be a good idea? Well, many homebuyers want to buy a home that is already [...]

Declutter Your Home in A Month or Less

April 6th, 2017

Declutter your home in a month or less? Most of us have to deal with clutter in our homes. It just happens. No matter how much we try to avoid it, it seems to come back. Again and Again. It can feel very overwhelming to try to tackle the whole house -- which is why [...]

10 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Photos

January 29th, 2016

10 Tips to get your home ready for photos comes from a post from the National Association of Realtors(R). That post was specific to "staging" your home for photos by Justin Riordan of Spade and Archer Design Agency. See his article here. Justin has some great points. He is coming from the point of view [...]

1018 Kenilworth Drive – Towson Home for Sale *SOLD!*

September 16th, 2015

1018 Kenilworth Drive is a Towson home for sale at $275,000. *UNDER CONTRACT IN ONE DAY* **SOLD!** Located in the Orchard Hills community in Towson, it is convenient to 695 and 83 via Charles Street. 1018 Kenilworth Drive showcases a large addition with a family room with gas fireplace, a breakfast room, and an office/study, a [...]

1037 Marleigh Circle – Towson Home For Sale *SOLD!*

July 29th, 2015

1037 Marleigh Circle is a Towson home for sale at $286,900. *SOLD!* Located in the Orchard Hills community in Towson off Bellona Avenue, it is convenient to 695 and 83 via Charles Street. 1037 Marleigh Circle showcases a kitchen with island and seating area, dining area, hardwood floors throughout much of the first floor, and a [...]

Baltimore Named One of Best Metros for Recent College Graduates

October 26th, 2013

Baltimore was named one of the Best Metro areas for recent college graduates, according to an article in The Atlantic Cities. The article is specifically referring to college graduates looking for work. The Baltimore-Towson Metropolitan area tied for 9th place in this study and article. This is based on job openings in fields that require a post-secondary [...]

Easy Tips to Help Show Your Home

July 9th, 2012

There are a few easy tips that home sellers can use and follow that should help in showing and selling their home. The National Association of REALTORS(R) put together a comprehensive list, and I will take them on below. 1) Clear off the counters! That little pile of mail. That unused juicer. The cute nicknacks [...]

What Is The Best Day To List My House?

October 24th, 2011

What is the best day to list my house? A few years ago, prior to the internet being a terrific place to find information about a house, I would have said Tuesday night or Wednesday. Why? In the past, Broker's Opens, generally held on Wednesday afternoons in central Baltimore County, were the "first showings" for [...]