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December Home Checklist from Houzz

December 3rd, 2020

A December home checklist is a list of things to do to make winter in your Baltimore home more comfortable and less stressful. Houzz created a list, which had some good ideas that became part of my list. My list goes more in depth for a number of things that would be good for Baltimore [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends November 23 2020

December 2nd, 2020

Maryland real estate market trends from COVID-19 are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for November 23, 2020. Bright MLS current covers seven states, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview for the entire MLS, and later there is specific state data. [...]

Towson Tree Lighting 2020

December 1st, 2020

The Towson Tree Lighting is December 4, 2020 from 6-7:30pm starting at Washington Avenue in Towson. This year will be different due to COVID. This year's Towson Tree Lighting will be a Drive-Through experience! The Drive-Through Christmas Tree Lighting will showcase the tree, of course, Santa, lighted inflatable decorations, Christmas lights and more. There will [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2020

November 30th, 2020

The Washington Monument Lighting 2020 is VIRTUAL on Thursday, December 3. It will be broadcast on WJZ Channel 13 at 7:30pm. This is the 49th Annual Lighting, and due to the pandemic, it will happen on TV, with no crowds allowed at the lighting itself. There will be appearances by Cal Ripken and Duff Goldman. [...]

Small Business Saturday 2020

November 27th, 2020

Small Business Saturday is November 28, 2020. What is Small Business Saturday? It is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses -- the Saturday after "Black Friday." It was begun by American Express in 2010, and was recognized by Congress in 2011. There is no cost to small business owners to participate, and no cost [...]

Happy Thanksgiving in Baltimore 2020

November 25th, 2020

Baltimore Thanksgiving 2020 is definitely a different holiday than usual. Due to COVID, my family is not coming in, and I will not be hosting my usual 38+/- people. The Thanksgiving Ravens game just got canceled due to an active COVID outbreak on the team. It has been rescheduled for Sunday. This isn't so those [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends November 16 2020

November 24th, 2020

Maryland real estate market trends from COVID-19 are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for November 16, 2020. Bright MLS current covers seven states, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview for the entire MLS, and later there is specific state data. [...]

Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees 2020 Virtual Event

November 21st, 2020

The Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees 2020  is November 27-29 ONLINE. This year, due to the pandemic, the festival will be held online instead of in person at the Timonium Fairgrounds. How will it work? There will be an "interactive Event Experience Portal," which will be accessible on the three days following Thanksgiving for 24 [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends November 9 2020

November 18th, 2020

Maryland real estate market trends from COVID-19 are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for November 9, 2020. Bright MLS current covers seven states, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview for the entire MLS, and later there is specific state data. [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales October 2020

November 17th, 2020

Hunt Valley home sales in October 2020 were up from October 2019. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in October was $13,762,200, up 36.77% from the volume of $10,062,500 we saw in October 2019. It was down, though, from the $15,328,176 volume we saw in Hunt Valley Home Sales September 2020. The average [...]