Baltimore

Seats on the Street in Towson

August 10th, 2020

Seats on the Street in Towson was developed as a way for Towson restaurants to have more outdoor dining space during the COVID-19 pandemic. The original plan was to have Pennsylvania Avenue closed to cars Saturday and Sundays through June, but that it could be extended if popular. Here is more information in a Patch [...]

Maryland State Fair in Timonium 2020 *CANCELLED*

August 6th, 2020

The Maryland State Fair for 2020 has been cancelled. The Maryland State Fair was to begin on August 27 and run through September 7, 2020. *IT HAS BEEN CANCELLED* See more at their Facebook post: “Today, it is with heavy hearts that the Board of Directors, management and staff of the Maryland State Fair & [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends from COVID-19 from July 27, 2020

August 4th, 2020

Coronavirus Maryland real estate market trends are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for July 27, 2020. A reminder from earlier 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. Starting [...]

Maryland Tax Free Shopping Week 2020

August 3rd, 2020

Maryland tax free shopping week 2020 is August 9-15, 2020. What is Tax Free Shopping Week? Tax Free Shopping week means that qualifying clothes and shoes under $100 each will not have the regular 6% sales tax added to the purchase during the tax free shopping time period. In 2020, the state added the first [...]

Should I Refinance My Mortgage in Towson

July 29th, 2020

Should I refinance my mortgage in Towson? With rates as low as they are right now (please note, the date of this post is in July 2020, and mortgage interest rates can change daily,)  many people who have mortgages at higher interest rates are considering whether they should refinance their mortgage. But should you? The [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends from COVID-19 July 20, 2020

July 28th, 2020

Coronavirus Maryland real estate market trends are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for July 20, 2020. A reminder from earlier 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. Starting [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends from COVID-19 July 13, 2020

July 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus Maryland real estate market trends are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for July 13, 2020. A reminder from earlier 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. Starting [...]

Homebuilders Sales Up June 2020

July 21st, 2020

Homebuilders sales were up in a big way in June 2020. A CNBC article discusses the rise in new home builds for June - they report that sales of newly built homes jumped 55% annually in June 2020. The article notes that this was the largest annual gain since homebuilding began again after the housing [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales June 2020

July 17th, 2020

Hunt Valley home sales in June 2020 were down from June 2019. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in June was $10,873,780, down 23.35% from the volume of $14,185,800 we saw in June 2019. It was up, though from the volume of $8,248,060 we saw in Hunt Valley Home Sales May 2020. The [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales June 2020

July 16th, 2020

Towson 21204 home sales in June 2020 were up from June 2019. The total volume of Towson homes that sold in June 2020 was $9,410,900, up 13.77% from the volume of $8,271,900 we saw last June. It was also up from the $7,482,580 volume we saw in Towson 21204 Home Sales May 2020. Twenty homes [...]