Buyers

April 4, 2018

Understanding the New 2018 Maryland Smoke Detector Law!

The new 2018 Maryland smoke detector law has created a lot of confusion among homeowners and Realtors alike. Homeowners are concerned that since it is a law will something happen to them for not being up to code. Realtors are concerned because when a homeowner sells, they take some liability ...

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March 14, 2018

Change Your Clocks = Change Your Batteries

 

 

 

A helpful video courtesy of National Fire Protection Agency: 

 

Change Your Clocks = Change Your Batteries

Every day, fire departments across this country run call after call for house fires where the smoke detectors were not working. According to the US Fire Administration, three out of every five ...

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March 14, 2018

5 Tips Make Moving a Breeze

While the anticipation of a new home is exciting, moving everything to a new place is often a daunting experience. Below are several tips to help you streamline your move and take the pain out of the moving process. Forward this information on to friends and family to help them ...

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Nov. 29, 2017

How to Prevent Facebook Hacking & Inappropriate Tagging

Have you ever had that friend request on Facebook from a friend you already knew was on your friend's list? Only to find out that their account had been duplicated and "Hacked." Or, have you had that friend of yours or, not so friend of yours, tag something completely ...

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Oct. 23, 2017

5 Reasons to Higher a Real Estate Professional

It does not matter if you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an emotional and stressful journey. This is why you need a professional to help you achieve your desired outcome. In this wonderful world of the information age, many people think they can find all ...

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Oct. 20, 2017

Cost to Rent vs Buy a Home

 

Some Highlights:

  • When having to make a choice, for many it is very difficult to take that leap from renting to purchasing a home.
  • Most people that want to buy do not realize that they can actually afford to purchase a home.
    • Most buyers do not need a 20 ...
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Oct. 16, 2017

More Than Half of all Home Buyers Under Estimate Closing Costs

 

 

 

 

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  • 17% of Buyers did not know that there was such a thing as closing costs

  • 35% thought closing costs would be much lower

 

What is the average rule of thumb for closing costs?

According to Freddie Mac,

“Closing costs are ...

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