Teri Deane, Realtor, RE/MAX 100 in Columbia, Maryland writes about real estate, buying and selling homes, rehabs, investments, mortgages and loans, remodeling relocating and information of local Howard County interest.
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Main Level living in this custom, solidly build rancher - Renovated and updated with an all new kitchen, new triple-pane windows and refinished hardwood floors on main level. Three spacious bedrooms with large closets, 3-Season sun room, finished walkout basement, deck with hot tub, fenced yard, ...
Minutes from Baltimore, this custom built home boasts over 7900 square feet of living space! Premium 4+ acre lot with woods and stream. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, sub zero refrigerator, retractable exhaust fan over cooktop, breakfast area with 2-sided fireplace. Two story family ro...
Because every agent out there comes across this again and again, I wanted to quote from a column by Teresa Boardman in Inman News: We talk to our clients about a value proposition. Experience -- knowing how to price a home, how to market it and sell it while managing seller expectations along the...
Congress just passed the extension for closing from June 30th to September 30, 2010! This means that home buyers eligible for the tax credits who were under contract by April 30, 2010 now have until the end of September to close on their home. This very good news to anyone who was sweating out g...
So here you are a few days before settlement - the movers are scheduled, the utilities switched over in your name and the post office has the order to forward your mail - a call comes in from your lender: OOPS! Your loan is not approved and that gorgeous home that you and your agent negotiated s...
The annual July 4th Festival and fireworks display will be held on Sunday, July 4 from 5 to10 p.m. at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront. The Festival will kickoff at 5 p.m. with children’s entertainment featuring a puppet theater, The Kinderman, and stilt man Wes Holly. Kids can also participate i...
HGTV - Home and Garden TV is looking for first time home sellers whose home is within 90 minutes of Washington DC/Arlington VA. They will follow you for approximately 10 days and record the trials and tribulations of preparing to sell, pricing/marketing your home, being on the market, and ultima...
ONLY $1,900/month - COMPLETELY RENOVATED - NEW KITCHEN & BATHS - HARDWOOD FLOORS - MAIN LEVEL LAUNDRY! Bike to Ft. Meade, easy access to I-97 and Rte. 32 - Quite neighborhood - nice yard - Relax on your front porch on Summer evenings!
First - short sales aren't for every buyer. They can be the deal of the century, but you need to have a ton of patience and more importantly - time. A short sale is when the seller must sell for less than what they owe the bank plus any closing costs. Because the lender has a lien on the proper...
So, just when you think you've seen everything you come across a home with a shower stall in the hallway on the main level! This was not part of a bathroom on that level either - it was all by itself squeezed under the stairs next to the furnace with an accordian door and plastic shower curtain ...