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Condominium Project Review Requirements

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Lauren Bunting

Effective this week, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac backed loans will begin to require additional information as part of the condominium review process. At the direction of the Federal Housing FinanceAgency ...

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Property Inspections

Friday, September 15, 2023 Lauren Bunting

In October of last year, the Maryland REALTORS® made changes to how property inspections are handled within the state contract of sale. The new process calls for property inspections to either ...

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Homebuyer Affordability

Friday, September 08, 2023 Lauren Bunting

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released their monthly report on homebuyer affordability at the end of August. The news release said July was challenging but mostly unchanged from June, with ...

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Listing Fraud

Friday, September 01, 2023 Lauren Bunting

There have been lots of reports in recent years regarding the prevalence of deed fraud, but lately scammers are not even bothering with trying to change the deed to their name first, and are simply ...

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Real Estate Report

Friday, August 25, 2023 Lauren Bunting

Maryland REALTORS® released their monthly info from the Housing Statistic report, see the details of the news release below. The number of home sales in Maryland continued to decline in the July ...

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Modular vs Manufactured Homes

Friday, July 28, 2023 Lauren Bunting

Modular vs Manufactured HomesOne common confusion is the difference between modular and manufactured homes. While both modular and manufactured homes are assembled in factories, they are built to two ...

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Maryland Legislative Summary Real Estate Related Bills Conclusion

Thursday, July 27, 2023 Lauren Bunting

In 2023, the Maryland State Legislature convened on January 11th and adjourned 90 days later on April 10th. Maryland REALTORS® issues a report each year on the Maryland Legislative ...

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Real estate bills pass MD General Assembly

Friday, July 14, 2023

 As a continuation to past two weeks’ articles, below are items that passed from the report on the 2023 Maryland General Assembly session. Next week’s article will complete reporting on the list ...

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State bills passed impacting property taxes

Friday, July 07, 2023

 As a continuation to last week’s article, below are a few of the items from the report from the Maryland legislature session that passed this year, and next week’s article will continue reporting ...

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New laws affect real estate in MD

Friday, June 30, 2023

Maryland Realtors issue a report each year on the annual legislative session in an effort to summarize the laws that were passed that affect matters of the real estate industry.Below are a few of the ...

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Supreme Court won’t hear floor plan copying

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 Lauren Bunting

Are floor plans copyright protected and not allowed to be recreated and used to assist in the sale of real estate? The Supreme Court of the United States has denied a request to hear this case despite ...

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State aid available to struggling homeowners

Friday, June 16, 2023

 The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has helped more than 11,000 homeowners behind on housing-related payments, including 6,000 who were facing foreclosure, stay in their ...

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HB-107 Reserve Study Wrap-Up

Thursday, June 08, 2023 Lauren Bunting

In the past two week’s article, we reviewed the Maryland General Assembly new legislation requiring all condominiums, homeowner associations, and housing cooperatives to undertake regular ...

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More Details on New Reserve Study Legislation

Thursday, June 01, 2023 Lauren Bunting

In last week’s article, we reviewed the Maryland General Assembly new legislation requiring all condominiums, homeowner associations, and housing cooperatives to undertake regular reserve studies ...

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House Bill 107: A Close Look At Condo Reserve Studies

Thursday, May 25, 2023 Lauren Bunting

The Maryland General Assembly has passed new legislation effective October 1, 2022, requiring all condominiums, homeowner associations, and housing cooperatives to undertake regular reserve ...

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