Frederick County, MD Real Estate News

By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
Maryland’s October 2021 Housing Market Shows             Fewer Units Sold; Prices Continue to Rise ANNAPOLIS, MD – November 15, 2021 Maryland’s October 2021 housing market continued its monthly trend of a decrease in units sold, down 8,665 in 2021, a 10.4% drop from 2020’s figure of 9,676. In spite of this dip, the average sales price rose 7% to reach $431,461 as compared to 2020’s number of $403,226. The median sales price of $369,700 represented a 7.2% increase from last year’s figure of $345,000. There are signs that suggest an easing of the market, While the number of units sold has decreased, prices are not rising as fast they were earlier in 2021. Median days on market—the number of days a house is listed before it is sold—has grown by a day over the last three months to 9 days to...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – November 8, 2021 – New Market, Md. 21774 – Existing TownhousesThis is a market report for existing townhouse in New Market, Md. 21774.  At the time of this report (11/8/2021), there is 1 townhouse on the market FOR SALE, 2 are under contract, and 1 that has sold in the last 30 days.  Two Bedroom TownhousesWhile there are two bedroom townhouses in New Market, Md.  there are none on the market for sale, under contract, or that have completed the sales process in the last 30 days.  Three Bedroom TownhousesThere is 1 three-bedroom existing townhouse in New Market on the market for sale at the time of this report.  This home is currently listed for sale at $325,000 and has been on the market for 4 days.There is 1 three-bedroom townhouse in New Market under some form of contrac...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – November 5, 2021 – Monrovia, Md. 21770- Detached homesThis is a market report on existing detached homes in Monrovia, Md. 21770.  At the time of this report (11/5/2021) there are 7 existing homes on the market FOR SALE, another 9 that are under contract, and 4 that has sold in the last 30 days. Three BedroomsThere is 1 three-bedroom existing detached home in this area on the market for sale at this time.  The current list prices of this home is $299,900 after being on the market for 4 months (127 day). There are 4 three-bedroom existing detached homes in this area on the market under contract at this time.  The last known list price of this homes ranges from $435,000 to $500,000, with the median being $489,950. The days on market for these homes ranges from 1 week (7 days...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View –  November 3, 2021 – Mt. Airy, Md. 21771 – Detached HomesThis is a market report for existing detached homes in Mt. Airy, Md. 21771.  At the time of this report (11/3/21) not including new construction 18 such homes are on the market FOR SALE, another 38 are under contract, and 38 have sold in the last 30 days. The absorption rate (Active/30 day sold) is .5 which is considered a seller’s market.While the minimum lot size is just 0.15 acres and the maximum lot size is 80.1 acres, the median is 1.17 acre. Of those active, 2 came to market in the last week. Of those under contact, 9 went under contract last week, and 6 of the 37 that sold completed the process last week.  There are also 4 homes that realtors have announced as coming soon, Two Bedroom HomesThere are currently ...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – October 31, 2021– Mount Airy, Md. 21771 - TownhousesThis is a market report for townhouses in Mount Airy, Md. 21771.  At the time of this report (10/31/2021) there are no townhouses on the market FOR SALE, another 6 under contract, and 2 that have sold in the last 30 days Two-Bedroom TownhousesThere are no two-bedroom townhouses in Mount Airy currently on the market for sale, none under contract and none that have completed the sales process in the last 30 days. Three-Bedrooms TownhousesThere is no three-bedroom townhouse in Mount Airy currently on the market for sale. There are 4 three-bedroom townhouses in Mount Airy under contract at is time.  The last known list price of these homes ranging from $275,000 to $3745000, with the median being $347,500.  The days on market...
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By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
     WELCOME LINDSAY MACKINTOSH REALTOR®                                                          Lindsay's first Christmas 1998  The apple did not fall far from the tree, it just rolled to Middle Tennessee. Lindsay graduated from Belmont University in Nashville last spring with a degree in music business where she composed and sang a number of songs.   Ultimately Lindsay realized she wanted to follow the family tradition established by her Great Grandfather back in 1910.  As a 4th generation REALTOR® Lindsay is following cousins Drew, Wiley  and soon to be licensed Cameron, 3rd generation Father Buzz, Uncle's Earl III (Rocky), Tom, Andy, & Jim, 2nd generation Grand Father Earl Jr, and the original Mackintosh REALTOR®, Great Grand Father Earl Sr .  Lindsay is truly passionate about real...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View –  October 21, 2021 – Mt. Airy, Md. 21771 – Detached HomesThis is a market report for existing detached homes in Mt. Airy, Md. 21771.  At the time of this report (10/21/21) not including new construction 20 such homes are on the market FOR SALE, another 42 are under contract, and 37 have sold in the last 30 days. The absorption rate (Active/30 day sold) is .56 which is considered a seller’s market.While the minimum lot size is just 0.15 acres and the maximum lot size is 80.1 acres, the median is 1.02 acre. Of those active, 6 came to market in the last week. Of those under contact, 9 went under contract last week, and 6 of the 37 that sold completed the process last week.  There are also 5 homes that realtors have announced as coming soon, Two Bedroom HomesThere are currentl...
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By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
Frederick County Maryland is one of the largest counties land mass wise east of the Mississippi River and is rich with agriculture history. Autumn brings many opportunities for family fun like pumpkin picking, hay rides and corn mazes on local farms through out Frederick County.  Summer’s Farm For over 20 years, Summers Farm has become a popular destination for fall fun in Frederick County. Their Taylor Swift corn maze garnered national attention in 2015 when it caught the eye of the Today Show on NBC.   With over 45 fun activities, the farm is the perfect place for family fun, corporate outings, field trips, Scout outings etc..! They offer a ton of special event days; like heroes day and teacher appreciation day, and they even have fireworks and live music on certain days in October. I...
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By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
Maryland’s September 2021 Housing Market Witnesses Slight Dip in Sales as Pending Units and New Listings Rise   ANNAPOLIS, MD – September 2021 housing market witnessed a slight dip in units sold, down 4.4% from September 2020 with 9,069 homes sold versus 9,484 the previous year. Despite this dip, the average price rose 6.1% to $428,342 in 2021 from $403,528 last year, while the median sales price rose 8.2% to $370,000, from $341,995 in 2020.   Also, units pending (under contract), were on the rise in September 2021, up to 9,459 in 2021 versus 9,306 in 2020, as were new listings, totaling 10,911 this year, up from 10,758 in 2020.   “While months of inventory is not where it was last year—1.2 today versus 1.8 last year—it’s still an improvement compared to last month, August 2021, when it...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – October 14, 2021– Mount Airy, Md. 21771 - TownhousesThis is a market report for townhouses in Mount Airy, Md. 21771.  At the time of this report (10/14/2021) there are no townhouses on the market FOR SALE, another 4 under contract, and 5 that have sold in the last 30 days Two-Bedroom TownhousesThere are no two-bedroom townhouses in Mount Airy currently on the market for sale, none under contract and none that have completed the sales process in the last 30 days. Three-Bedrooms TownhousesThere is no three-bedroom townhouse in Mount Airy currently on the market for sale. There are 2 three-bedroom townhouses in Mount Airy under contract at is time.  The last known list price of these homes being $365,000 after being on the market for 2 weeks (15 day) and $375,000 after being...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – October 11, 2021 – Monrovia, Md. 21770- Detached homesThis is a market report on existing detached homes in Monrovia, Md. 21770.  At the time of this report (10/11/2021) there are 8 existing homes on the market FOR SALE, another 7 that are under contract, and 4 that has sold in the last 30 days. Three BedroomsThere are 4 three-bedroom existing detached homes in this area on the market for sale at this time.  The current list prices of these homes ranges from $339,900 to $550,000, with the median being $479,950.  The days on market for these homes ranged from approaching a week (4 days) to approaching 3.5 months (102 days), with the median be 1 week (9 days).There are three-bedroom existing detached homes in this area on the market under contract at this time.  The last kn...
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By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
 The 58th annual Catoctin Colorfest will be held the weekend of October 9th& 10th. This popular fall festival features over 250 well know artists from across the country at the Community Park in Thurmont Maryland. The Catoctin Colorfest began as a nature walk in 1963 and over the years it has evolved into one of the largest arts and craft festivals on the east coast. The activities of Catoctin Colorfest are confined to the Community Park, however the festival has expanded to include the entire town of Thurmont. There will be over 700 arts & craft, food and unique vendors displaying their items.Through out the weekend you will find a wide selection of beautiful hand crafted items, local food vendors and many area business's and politicians pedaling their goods.                           ...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View –  September 28, 2021 – Mt. Airy, Md. 21771 – Detached HomesThis is a market report for existing detached homes in Mt. Airy, Md. 21771.  At the time of this report (9/28/21) not including new construction 24 such homes are on the market FOR SALE, another 46 are under contract, and 34 have sold in the last 30 days. The absorption rate (Active/30 day sold) is .73 which is considered a seller’s market.While the minimum lot size is just 0.15 acres and the maximum lot size is 80.1 acres, the median is 1.03 acre. Of those active, 7 came to market in the last week. Of those under contact, 2 went under contract last week, and 7 of the 34 that sold completed the process last week.  There are also 9 homes that realtors have announced as coming soon, Two Bedroom HomesThere is 1 two-be...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – Sept. 26, 2021 – New Market, Md. 21774 – Existing TownhousesThis is a market report for existing townhouse in New Market, Md. 21774.  At the time of this report (9/26/2021), there is 1 townhouse on the market FOR SALE, 3 are under contract, and 5 have sold in the last 30 days.  Two Bedroom TownhousesWhile there are two bedroom townhouses in New Market, Md, there are none on the market for sale, under contract, or that have completed the sales process in the last 30 days.  Three Bedroom TownhousesThere are no three-bedroom existing townhouse in New Market on the market for sale at the time of this report. There are 3 three-bedroom townhouses in New Market under some form of contract at this time. The last known list price of these homes ranges from $295,000 to $480,000 wit...
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By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
Maryland’s August 2021 Housing Market Continues to Grow, While Showing Improvement between Demand and Supply   Maryland’s August 2021 housing market continued its trajectory in sales figures with average prices rising 8.4% in 2021 to $435,798 and median prices rising 10.3% to $375,000. Months of inventory stood at 1.1, matching July 2021, yet down from last year’s figure of 1.8.  The number of units sold rose 2.9% to 9,740, versus 9,462 in 2020.   “As this market continues to grow, August’s data suggests that it’s easing a little, becoming more friendly for first-time homebuyers,” said Dee Dee Miller, Maryland REALTORS® President. “We’ve watched the 2021 average sale price inching closer to 2020’s figure, from 19% in May to 8.4% this August, while at the same time witnessing months of i...
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By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
This well maintained colonial on 3706 Seward Ln, located in The Villages of Urbana features 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths. Super convenient location to library, shopping, schools & I-270. The large Kitchen includes hardwood floors, granite counters, island, breakfast bar, flooded with natural light, open to the family room with 2 story ceiling, stone gas fireplace. Formal dining area with trey ceiling. Finished basement with large rec-room, den and room to expand for a potential 4th bedroom and rough in for additional full bath. The Owner's suite features a vaulted ceiling, with fan, huge walk-in closet, private bath with garden tub, double sinks and separate shower.  The rear yard is fenced and there is a Trex deck off the kitchen.Located on a quiet street bordering a corn field and just a c...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – Sept 11, 2021 – Monrovia, Md. 21770- Detached homesThis is a market report on existing detached homes in Monrovia, Md. 21770.  At the time of this report (09/11/2021) there are 2 existing homes on the market FOR SALE, another 7 that are under contract, and 6 that has sold in the last 30 days. Three BedroomsThere is 1 three-bedroom existing detached homes in this area on the market for sale at this time.  The home is currently listed for $354,900 after being on the market for 2 months (72 days).There is 1 three-bedroom existing detached homes in this area on the market under contract at this time.  The last known list price of this home is $310,000 after being on the market for approaching 1.5 months (41 days). The last 30 days 1 three-bedroom detached home in Monrovia suc...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View –  September 8, 2021 – Mt. Airy, Md. 21771 – Detached HomesThis is a market report for existing detached homes in Mt. Airy, Md. 21771.  At the time of this report (9/8/21) not including new construction 21 such homes are on the market FOR SALE, another 46 are under contract, and 48 have sold in the last 30 days. The absorption rate (Active/30 day sold) is .45 which is considered a seller’s market.While the minimum lot size is just 0.1 acres and the maximum lot size is 80.1 acres, the median is 1.02 acre. Of those active, 5 came to market in the last week. Of those under contact, 6 went under contract last week, and 5 of the 48 that sold completed the process last week.  There are also 12 homes that realtors have announced as coming soon, Two Bedroom HomesThere are no two-be...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – September 8, 2021– Mount Airy, Md. 21771 - TownhousesThis is a market report for townhouses in Mount Airy, Md. 21771.  At the time of this report (9/8/2021) there are 2 townhouses on the market FOR SALE, another 6 under contract, and 3 that have sold in the last 30 days Two-Bedroom TownhousesThere are no two-bedroom townhouses in Mount Airy currently on the market for sale and none under contact at this time. In the last 30 days 1 two-bedroom townhouse in Mount Airy has successfully completed the sale process.  This home sold for $250,000 after being on the market for just 9 days.  Three-Bedrooms TownhousesThere is just 1 three-bedroom townhouse in Mount Airy currently on the market for sale.  This townhouse is currently list for $390,000 after being on the market for onl...
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By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill)
Today’s View – Sept 1, 2021 – Monrovia, Md. 21770- Detached homesThis is a market report on existing detached homes in Monrovia, Md. 21770.  At the time of this report (10/1/2021) there are 6 existing homes on the market FOR SALE, another 6 that are under contract, and 7 that has sold in the last 30 days. Three BedroomsThere are 2 three-bedroom existing detached homes in this area on the market for sale at this time.  The homes are currently listed for $310,000 after being on the market for 1 month (33 days) and $354,900, after being on the market 2 months (62 days).There are no such homes under contract at this time. The last 30 days 3 three-bedroom detached homes in Monrovia successfully completed the sales process.  These homes sold for between $275,000 and $620,000 with the median b...
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