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Looking for fun this weekend?  Here’s a list of events in Montgomery County, MD that just about everyone can enjoy!   WinterGlow 2012 Art Show & Sale When:  November 9       Where:  Art League of Germantown at 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874 What:  40 artists will showcase fine con...
Since the beginning of the housing crisis, millions of homeowners have found themselves pinned in by their financial circumstances and chained to a mortgage on which they owe more than their home is worth. In the past, homeowners enduring these challenges had very few options, and most would be f...
If you're planning to search homes in Silver Spring, MD during the fall and winter months, be prepared to encounter unique challenges and opportunities alike.  Challenges There will be significantly less inventory to choose from, so it may take longer to find your "dream home."  Lower inventory g...
If you are in the business of real estate investing, you are probably familiar with the mantra:  location, location, location.  You can change the color of the walls, the interior furnishings...even a home's layout, but you cannot change the location. A home's proximity to reputable schools, shop...
On October 29, Silver Spring, MD homes were struck by Superstorm Sandy – previously a category 1 hurricane.  Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history, with a wind span stretching over 1,000 miles.  It is expected that $5 billion to $10 billion in insurance claims will be filed...
It's hard to believe that November is already here, but with it comes events in Montgomery County, MD that showcase an appreciation for the arts.  Continue Reading for the Full List of Events
The Center for Responsible Lending released a report last week titled, "Collateral Damage:  The Spillover Cost of Foreclosures."  This report gives valuable insight on the effect a foreclosure has, not just on a homeowner, but on a community as well. ·         Between 2007 and 2011, 10.9 million ...
The Great Recession, which officially began in December 2007, brought with it hardships for many Americans.  Unemployment levels soared as countless businesses closed their doors.  The American Dream became difficult for many homeowners to hold onto as foreclosures and short sales skyrocketed.  T...
Getting investment financing for Silver Spring, MD real estate can be tricky.  Thanks to stringent lending practices and wary banks, investors face more hurdles than owner-occupants when trying to get a loan.  Despite the fact that one in every five homes is sold to a real estate investor, the Of...
If you're planning to sell a home in Silver Spring, MD then you'll want to apply these valuable home staging tips: 1.  The first part of any home staging process should be to remove from your home any and all clutter.  You should also use this opportunity to depersonalize your living spaces, as t...

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