Essex Real Estate News
Friday Apr 10 | via The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore area home market showed more signs of recovery last month, as sales hit their highest March mark since 2007 and new contracts rose for a tenth straight month, although the large number of foreclosure sales continued as a drag on prices, a real estate analyst reported Friday. Closed sales rose 23.6 percent compared with March 2014, with gains across the board led by townhomes, followed by single-family homes and condominiums, according to the report by RealEstate Business Intelligence, a subsidiary of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Daily Record
Peter Aylward has joined Weichert, Realtors - Caton Properties, located in Ellicott City, as a real estate agent, serving buyers and sellers in Baltimore and Howard counties. Aylward, a Maryland native, is a member of the Howard County Association of Realtors. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via Dundalk Eagle
Del. Ric Metzgar is happy. His Welcome Home, Stay at Home Act passed through the House of Delegates with a vote of 138 to 0 last week. Comment?
Mar 10, 2015 | via The Baltimore Sun
Home sales in the Baltimore area continued the increases that began in 2012, although that was due partly to a big jump in foreclosed property sales compared to a year ago, according to information released by a market analyst on Tuesday. A five-bedroom home in Annapolis was the most expensive new listing between January 20, 2015 and February 20, 2015. Comment?
Mar 5, 2015 | via The Baltimore Sun
Dennis Dawson, a Baltimore City Fire Department Inspector, delivers water to Hamzah Alhuthifi, who is without water. Baltimore fire inspectors Del Holmes and Dennis Dawson set out Thursday in a four-wheel-drive Ford Escape to check on families and businesses that have been without water - some for weeks - during the region's deep freeze. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Washington Post
These sales data recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RISMEDIA, April 22, 2015-CENTURY 21 New Millennium announced that it has merged in CENTURY 21 Comstock-Earnest located in Waldorf, Maryland, and expanded the two companies' award-winning service. With 17 offices already covering the greater Washington area, CENTURY 21 New Millennium remains in a strong position to serve buyers and sellers in a multitude of neighborhoods. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RE/MAX 100, based in Maryland and made up of six offices and 270 agents, has been sold to Ken Crowley, the current broker/owner of RE/MAX Realty Group in Gaithersburg. With five offices in Maryland and one in Northern Virginia, RE/MAX 100 agents were responsible for nearly $1 billion in residential home sales in 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via The Washington Post
David Charron, president and CEO of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS , writes an occasional column about the Washington-area real estate market. The Maryland suburbs experienced the best and worst of the housing crisis. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via The Maryland Gazette
When House Bill 51 came up for a vote in the House of Delegates , Del. Meagan Simonaire rose to her feet to speak on the floor for the very first time. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business Journal
Blue Rock Partners LLC acquired the 444-unit Hamilton Bay Apartments at 1801 Princeton Lakes Drive in a deal that closed April 23, according to Hillsborough County property records. New York Community Bank provided a $32.7 million mortgage, according to property records. Comment?
1 hr ago | via MarketWatch
Treasury yields inched higher on Monday as the market braced for a statement from Federal Reserve policy makers, expected Wednesday. A risk-on sentiment that led equities to trade in record-high territory, pushed bond prices down from last week's higher levels caused by a series of weak reports, including durable goods , jobless claims , new-home sales and manufacturing data. Comment?
Aug 23, 2013 | via The Dumping Ground
I have held off publishing it until all the final details were completed. Now they are.] "How long were you married," was always the first question. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Coastal Courier
It may surprise many, but April and May are among the most popular times to list a home for sale. But an early season listings carries both opportunity and drawbacks. Comment?
16 min ago | via Patch.com
Let's cut to the chase -- obtaining a mortgage to buy a home or refinance one you already own is not cheap. There are no two ways about it. Comment?
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