Home Trends Report

The September 2013 Urbana, MD Housing Report

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The September 2013 Real Estate market statistics for Urbana in Frederick, MD (zip code 21704) are in and the great news is that the Urbana Homes Sales (by sold dollar volume) are doing much better in September 2013 than September 2012; 32.98% better to be exact!  The bad news is that the homes for sale in Urbana are staying on the market 14.06% longer in September 2013 than September 2012. These findings can be attributed to a number of reasons.  Below, I will highlight some of the factors from ... read more

The September 2013 Frederick County Housing Report

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The September 2013 Real Estate market statistics for Frederick County are in and the great news is that the Frederick County Homes Sales (by sold dollar volume) are doing much better in September 2013 than September 2012; 39.9% better to be exact!  The bad news is that the homes for sale in Frederick County are staying on the market 29.73% longer in September 2013 than September 2012. These findings can be attributed to a number of reasons.  Below, I will highlight some of the factors from the ... read more

The Importance of Hiring a Realtor

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A recent trend I am seeing as a Realtor in Frederick, MD is that consumers are attempting to represent themselves in the Real Estate transaction instead of hiring a Realtor.  At first glance, it looks great on paper; save money and maybe even gain the upper hand in negotiations.  However, a good Realtor is always worth their commission and their weight in gold. Read the five reasons why should hire a Realtor in your next Real Estate transaction. Errors and Omissions Insurance When either ... read more

Five Things to Consider Before Your Next Home Purchase

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Buying a home can be a very rewarding experience. On the other hand, it can also be a very stressful experience; especially for the uneducated or first time home buyer. That is why I have come up with five talking points you need to read before you begin the home buying process. 1. You need to know where. Location is the most important factor when it comes to Real Estate. The location of your new home determines many aspects of your day like your daily commute to work, your local social networks, ... read more