Maryland Real Estate The Woda Way

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Real Estate Agent - Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
Helping Maryland home buyers and sellers, military transferees, and rookie agents in the Baltimore/Annapolis/D.C. triangle – specializing in Anne Arundel County and nearby Prince George's Counties.
Thank goodness there were no massive power outages in the greater Crofton area that resulted from Hurricane Sandy!  This is little consolation to those currently without power, of course, but at least there will be nearby restaurants open for a hot meal. The greater Crofton area power provider, B...
November 6 is election day across the United States, but you can vote early in Maryland on Saturday October 27, Sunday October 28, Monday October 29, and Thursday November 1, 2012. The hours on Sunday will be 12 noon to 6 p.m., and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the other three days. There are five locatio...
It's not too early to make or buy a Halloween costume for your kids and yourself. You'll want to be ready on Saturday, October 27, for the 36th annual Halloween parade on Crofton Parkway, between Crofton Woods and Crofton Elementary schools. Neighbors and families will line Crofton Parkway to che...
REAL ESTATE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Q. Is it the sign of a better real estate market when some Crofton home owners receive multiple offers? A. That's a matter of perspective, as frustrated home buyers have to begin their home search over again and again when they find themselves repeatedly outbid. A ...
My family has been deeply touched by social media – and I'm not just talking about my occasional posts to Facebook. In fact, my grandson became “friends” on Facebook with a sexual predator when he was just 14 years old. My son's discovery of an ongoing sexual solicitation of his son resulted in t...
My Sunday was spent walking in the shoes of a home buyer. Actually, in the shoes of a home buyer's mom - but that's close enough to have some thoughts about the experience from a buyer's perspective.   I began the day with every intention of being seen and not heard.  After all, I was just along ...
In a perfect world, every real estate transaction will be paperless.  I'm very proud of my progress on getting there, but it's still a work in progress. 18 months ago, I participated in the Kodak "Go Paper-less Challenge" and addressed the "Who, What, When, Where and Why" of going paperless, begi...
July home sales in the 20715 zip code of Bowie hit a new high for 2012. That's only one fewer than closed sales during July 2011, the best July since 2007 for home sales in this zip code. Other numbers for home sellers and buyers to watch: Sold Price: Prices for closed sales are holding steady fr...
Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Seller, there's an offer on your home!  Here's what you can expect when we sit down together to consider it: The first thing we'll do before we even look at the offer is to review an updated Market Trends Analysis that's similar to the one I prepared for you when we li...
  Odenton MD Real Estate Market Update The Odenton real estate market showed a 46% increase in units sold last month, over July 2011, with 38 closings. That's the highest number for any July over the past five years, although that number is down slightly from 41 in June. In more good news, the in...


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Real Estate and community information for home buyers and sellers, military transferees, and rookie agents in the greater Crofton area, including Annapolis, Bowie, Davidsonville, Fort Meade, Gambrills, Joint Base Andrews, Millersville, Odenton, and the U.S. Naval Academy.


Margaret Woda