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Real estate industry secures several wins in Md. Assembly

Thursday, May 13, 2021 Lauren Bunting

In 2021, the Maryland State Legislature convened on January 13th  and adjourned on April 12th. Maryland REALTORS®' issues a report each year on the Maryland Legislative session to summarize the legislation that affects the real estate industry.Read more

Home Builders Association reports lumber prices rising

Thursday, May 06, 2021 Lauren Bunting

Per the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), lumber prices have tripled over the past 12 months and have caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase by $35,872.

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Options exist for homebuyer looking to waive inspections

Thursday, April 29, 2021 Lauren Bunting

Last week, we discussed the current sellers’ market and how it is difficult to get offers accepted when facing multiple offer situations.

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Waiving appraisal effective strategy for select buyers

Thursday, April 22, 2021 Lauren Bunting

Buyers are looking for ways to strengthen their offer in this competitive seller’s market.


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Buyer 'Love Letters' can be deceptive, according to NAR

Thursday, April 15, 2021 Lauren Bunting

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Maryland SmartBuy 3.0 program discussed

Thursday, April 08, 2021 Lauren Bunting

The state of Maryland offers a unique program called Maryland SmartBuy, which can help buyers with student debt attain homeownership.

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Recordation taxes, transfer fees

Thursday, April 01, 2021 Lauren Bunting

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Home sales slip in February after gains in months prior

Thursday, March 25, 2021 Lauren Bunting

According to the National Association of Realtors®, existing-home sales declined in February, following gains in both January, 2021 and December, 2020. However, all four U.S. regions recorded year-over-year gains.

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Home buyers should assure septic systems get tested

Thursday, March 18, 2021 Lauren Bunting

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Lead inspection required in Md. since 2015

Thursday, March 11, 2021 Lauren Bunting

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Individual, business rates of withholding tax in Maryland

Thursday, March 04, 2021 Lauren Bunting

Anyone who sells a property in Maryland, but is a “non-resident” of the state of Maryland, must pay a withholding tax.


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Worcester County following Md. Forest Conservation Act

Thursday, February 25, 2021 Lauren Bunting

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Cost effective home staging tips

Thursday, February 18, 2021 Lauren Bunting

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Tips to improve chances in challenging sellers' market

Thursday, February 11, 2021 Lauren Bunting

Lack of inventory, rising prices, multiple offers on new listings—all confirmation that we are indeed in a sellers’ market.

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Tips to present costly repairs during freezing temperatures

Thursday, February 04, 2021 Lauren Bunting

The National Association of Realtors published these tips for homeowners to help keep homes safe from freezing temperatures and avoid costly repairs. 

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