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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.
Last night at the Howard County Fair in West Friendship, Maryland - August 2008.                   Entertainer, Richie Fields performs country and had the place rocking.   Vendor by Night -- I didn't try the 'Ethnic Sausage" but the fries were good!                    
Buyers should take advantage of this program now because it may not be here for very long. Saving money for a downpayment and the closing costs necessary to purchase a home is very difficult. One option to consider is the Nehemiah Program established by the Nehemiah Corporation of America.  Here ...
Fannie Mae outlined on Tuesday a new pricing policy aimed at helping the mortgage finance giant gird against increased credit risks and losses from home loans it buys from mortgage lenders, but the changes could end up squeezing out many borrowers. Fannie Mae will double the fee it charges lender...
Well folks. . .I've been roped in -- Maryland Realtor Association has started REALTOR IDOL to tap into the talented agents all over the state.  Each local association holds a Realtor Idol contest modeled after American Idol (without Simon Cowell, I hope).  Winners get a free trip to the MAR conve...
The listing agent held nothing back. . .I was warned. . .this Baltimore row house rehab was a dog. . .so bad it even barked!  Okay, maybe it didn't actually bark, but it did stink - plumes of rotten food and reek body odor wafted out the front door courtesy of the "caretakers" (and I use this ter...
This is just an epilogue to my earlier post and the many wonderful suggestions other AR folks have given for things you should keep in your car at all times.Today on Home Tour (you know the caravan thing where the agents in an office collect in cars and drive to 6 or 7 recent listings for their o...
Is it a den?  A library? Or a bedroom?  This is a topic of discussion among Realtors, buyers and homeowners.  Having that extra room qualify as a bedroom not only helps market the home, it improves appraisal value.  On the other hand, it could increase your tax assessment, so be careful what you ...
Always fascinated by the colors and patterns in nature, I'm seeing some incredible things in the sky early in the morning when I drop my son at the bus stop.  The other day, after a fierce but quick rain, these clouds hovered on the horizon. . .it was extremely windy as well and in a matter of mi...
We had a gorgeous day yesterday, (temps were in the 70s).  I was out and about and just happened to have my camera with me. . .took some shots of Ellicott City's historic district.  This is a close-up of the bell tower in the Firehouse Museum.  For anyone who lives in the area or is visiting, Mai...
Just wanted to share our excursion to the C & O Canal which is on the Maryland & District of Columbia side of the Potomac River.  If you live in Maryland, D.C. or Virgnia, this is a great place for a day trip and if you are visiting from out of town, it's not to be missed.  Essentially, you can f...

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