Loch Raven Village

8161 Pleasant Plains Road – Loch Raven Village Home for Sale

June 14th, 2019

8161 Pleasant Plains Road is a Loch Raven Village home for sale at $230,000.*SOLD!* Located in the Loch Raven Village community in Towson, it offers convenience to Towson, Parkville, and 695. 8161 Pleasant Plains Road is a three bedroom townhome in Loch Raven Village. This Towson home showcases gleaming hardwood floors, new stainless kitchen appliances, [...]

Property Taxes in Baltimore County and Baltimore Rise in 2019

January 7th, 2019

Property taxes in Baltimore County and Baltimore City rise in 2019. Well, and every other county in Maryland. This is apparently the first year since 2008 where every single Maryland county is seeing property tax increases. Assessments on Maryland properties are averaging a 9.1% increase on average. Baltimore City residents are seeing a 5.9% increase, [...]

Baltimore County Incorrect Tax Bills Sent in June 2017

June 30th, 2017

Baltimore County sent incorrect tax bills, apparently, in June 2017. The Baltimore County Government posted an update on their site, stating that all bills would be reprinted and sent over the next four weeks. For those who are wondering about the discount given to homeowners who pay their bill in July, the Baltimore County Government website says [...]

Baltimore County Christmas Tree Pickup 2017

December 28th, 2016

Baltimore County Christmas Tree pickup 2017 is the over a two week period, beginning the week of January 9-14. Christmas trees in Baltimore County must be placed by the curb by January 14 in order to ensure pickup. The trees must be completely free of lights and decorations, including any tinsel. Also, they CANNOT be [...]

Baltimore Easter Egg Hunts 2016

March 15th, 2016

Baltimore Easter Egg Hunts 2016 will be over a few weekends, with the holiday falling on Sunday, March 27. Here are a few Easter Egg Hunts in Baltimore (plus a few other related events!) If you know of any others, please let me know, and I will add them to the list. FRIDAY MARCH 18 [...]

Deep Snow Stairwell Warning

January 26th, 2016

Deep Snow Stairwell Warning. I posted about clearing natural gas vents of snow to avoid furnaces shut off, or potential carbon monoxide exposure. Now I am back with a new warning since we are supposed to get RAIN on top of these 29.2" of snow ++ extra feet drifts. Do you have a stairwell outside of [...]

New Loch Raven Elementary School?

July 15th, 2014

There are plans for a new Loch Raven Elementary School in Baltimore County. **UPDATE: AS OF JULY 28, 2014, BALTIMORE COUNTY HAS SCRAPPED THE PLANS FOR THE RENOVATION. Read more from the Baltimore Sun article: http://touch.baltimoresun.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-80940737/.** The design and development phase is supposed to go throughout 2014, while demolishment of the current building at the [...]

Towson 21286 Home Sales September 2013

October 14th, 2013

Towson 21286 Home Sales for September 2013 were down slightly from September 2012. The total volume of homes sold in 21286 last month was $3,821,650, down 15.51% from the $4,523,150 that sold last September. Fourteen homes in 21286 sold last month, down from the 18 sold at the same time last year. Of the 14 homes that [...]

Loch Raven Blvd Road Work

July 13th, 2013

Loch Raven Blvd road work is due to begin shortly, causing lane closures, detours, and more. Luckily, it appears the majority of the work is scheduled to be done mostly at nights and on weekends. These lane closures will continue until about early Fall, when the work is due to be completed. The Towson Patch [...]

Parkville Home Sales January 2013

February 20th, 2013

Parkville home sale in January 2013 were up 48.3% over the beginning of 2012. The total sold volume last month was $8,547,725, while last January $5,761,370 sold. Forty-nine homes changed hands, which is fifteen more than January 2012. It took an average of 81 days for a seller to receive an acceptable contract. The average sales [...]