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Maryland Real Estate Trends September 14, 2020

September 23rd, 2020

Maryland real estate market trends from COVID-19 are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for September 14, 2020. The Bright MLS covers seven states at this time, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview, and then there is specific state data. Starting [...]

Hunt Valley Home Sales August 2020

September 21st, 2020

Hunt Valley home sales in August 2020 were up from August 2019. The total volume of Hunt Valley homes sold in August was $14,274,289, up 19.09% from the volume of $11,985,900 we saw in August 2019.  It was down from the volume of $19,596,597 we saw in Hunt Valley Home Sales July 2020. The average [...]

Towson 21204 Home Sales August 2020

September 18th, 2020

Towson 21204 home sales in August 2020 were down from August 2019. The total volume of Towson homes that sold in August 2020 was $10,409,175, down 21.13% from the volume of $13,197,700 we saw in August 2019. It was up slightly from the $10,057,550 volume we saw in Towson 21204 Home Sales July 2020. Twenty-two [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends September 7, 2020

September 15th, 2020

Maryland real estate market trends from COVID-19 are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for September 7, 2020. The Bright MLS covers seven states at this time, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview, and then there is specific state data. Starting [...]

Timonium Home Sales August 2020

September 14th, 2020

Timonium home sales in August 2020 were up from August 2019. The total volume of Timonium houses that sold in August 2020 was $30,100,479, up 6.28% from the $28,320,540 we saw in August 2019. It was down from the $32,080,169 volume we saw in Timonium Home Sales July 2020. The average sales price in Timonium [...]

Inexpensive Ways to Make Your House Look Great

September 10th, 2020

Inexpensive ways to make your house look great comes from a post on Bob Vila. They used the phrase "cheapest ways" to make it look brand new, but I thought the words "brand-new" may have been reaching, and that inexpensive worked too. Here are some details from the Bob Vila post - with my notes [...]

A Pre-Listing Checklist for your Towson Home

September 9th, 2020

A pre-listing checklist is a helpful first step to look at when considering selling your home in Towson. Most homes could benefit from at least a few tweaks or updates prior to introducing it to the real estate market. Where should one start? Paint - look at your walls. Has it been a few years [...]

Maryland Real Estate Trends August 31, 2020

September 9th, 2020

Maryland real estate market trends from COVID-19 are being put together by our MLS, Bright MLS. Here is the update for August 31, 2020. The Bright MLS covers seven states at this time, so there are statistics for a number of areas. There is a general overview, and then there is specific state data. Starting [...]

Maryland Restaurant Week 2020

September 4th, 2020

Maryland Restaurant Week is the first-ever statewide restaurant week, and it will be held September 18-27, 2020. Due to the Coronavirus, so many restaurants are struggling, so this plan was developed as a way to support the industry. Maryland Restaurant Week is inclusive of all the counties in Maryland, and they are not charging a [...]

What Credit Score Do I Need to Buy a House?

September 3rd, 2020

What credit score do I need to buy turnkey properties? Nerdwallet posted a very in-depth article last year that I found very useful and wanted to share. Please note that the guidelines for each credit score are from 2019. It is possible there could be new loan programs that came out after this post, so [...]