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  • FHA Condo Rule Changes

    Sunday, September 01, 2019 Lauren Bunting

    The National Association of Realtors® sent out a press release last week commending the Department of Housing and Urban Development for finalizing new Federal Housing Administration condominium loan policies. The changes, many of which NAR has championed for over

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: 2018 Legislative Priorities

    Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    The Maryland Realtors® released their 2018 Legislative Priorities list for Realtors throughout the state to be aware of the key legislation being considered that will affect the real estate industry. Here are the summaries of the proposed bills:

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Title I Loan

    Monday, January 08, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    There is a Federal Housing Administration program that allows for the financing of a mobile home. It is called the Title I program, and it allows FHA approved lenders to make loans from their own funds to eligible borrowers

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Energy Efficiency

    Sunday, October 01, 2017 Lauren Bunting

    One of the most expensive ongoing monthly expenses for homeowners outside of their mortgage payment is their utility bills. There are some affordable and easy adjustments you can make throughout your home to cut back on many utility expenses.

     

    Home

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  • MAR support home-buying bill before house

    Sunday, May 31, 2015 Lauren Bunting

    The Maryland Association of Realtors (MAR) makes great efforts in legislative advocacy at the state level, with a focus on supporting and developing legislation that helps the real estate industry and supports the business interests of real estate professionals.

    In a recent news release from MAR, it

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  • Boomerang Buyers

    Friday, March 01, 2013 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report: Real Estate Rebound Buyers

    There is a contingency of buyers referred to as "rebound buyers" or "boomerang buyers"--these are the people who lost homes in foreclosures or short sales during the housing bust who are striving to be homeowners again.

    It is estimated

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  • $35 Can Help Habitat Build a New Home for a Deserving Worcester County Family

    Saturday, October 01, 2011 Lauren Bunting

    The local Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County (HFH) is getting ready to begin construction of their next Habitat home located on Flower Street in Berlin, Maryland for a deserving local family. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that builds affordable homes for low-income families

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  • Future of National Flood Insurance Uncertain

    Thursday, September 01, 2011 Lauren Bunting

    Congress is unlikely to reach a long-term agreement on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before the program expires on Sept. 30th. The debt-strapped program covers flood damage not typically covered by standard homeowners' insurance—a classification to which many homes and condos in Ocean

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  • Move Up Buyers Stuck in Mud?

    Monday, August 01, 2011 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report: "Move Up" Buyers Stuck in Mud

    Our real estate market is missing an important element these days. Many homeowners who would like to upgrade to a larger home, commonly referred to as the "move up" buyer, have to hold off making a move.

    A

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  • Access to the Dream--Habitat for Humanity of Worc. County Delivers New Home

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report: Access to the Dream

    On an ordinary Saturday in March, something extraordinary occurred for Tameka Pinkney and her 3-year old daughter, Nakiah—they became homeowners. Employed at the local Wal-Mart, owning a home was not

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  • Foreclosures in Our Market--What Role Do They Play?

    Tuesday, February 08, 2011 Lauren Bunting

    Distressed properties—meaning foreclosures, bank-owned (REO) and short sales, where the property is being sold for less than the mortgage due—are undeniably playing a role in keeping our housing values depressed locally. But…how much so, and when will we see the light at the end of the

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  • Real Estate in the New Year

    Tuesday, January 04, 2011 Lauren Bunting

    As we say goodbye to 2010, it's time to look into this new year with rose colored glasses, but let's temper that optimism with some reality mixed in. In 2010, some of our beach markets saw foreclosure and short sales (collectively referred to as distressed properties), dominate

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  • Recently Joined Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County as a Board Member

    Sunday, August 01, 2010 Lauren Bunting

    I'm proud to announce that I've increased my activities with our local Habitat for Humanity and was invited to join their Board of Directors.

    I've been working with HFH for over a year now, mostly helping with their fundraising activities and publicity, but will now take a more active role

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Thank you so much for all of your hard work. We are so excited to move into the perfect house for us, and couldn’t have done it without your guidance.

Megan and Brandon Cater

My friend was right, you are the hardest working realtor, bar none. I honestly don’t think that I would have gotten through this house selling process without you. You certainly have done yeomen du...

Brenda Burbage

Lauren made first time homebuying extremely approachable, and took the time to educate me on everything involved in the process.

Amanda Hanke & Keri Swigert

Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication that made this purchase possible. You advocate for your clients and I highly regard you for it. You made it possible for me and my family to achie...

Tom Harutyunyan

Thank you so much for the very wonderful, professional job you did with selling our property. You will always be special to me.

Penny Carley

Lauren’s extensive knowledge of the local real estate market proved to be invaluable during the purchase of our first home. We were beyond impressed by her persistence, dedication and how easy she ...

Allison Shockley & Patrick Molloy

We want to say a sincere “Thank You” for all you've done for us! We know at times the road seemed never ending. Thank you for always staying positive even through our ups and downs of this process....

Mike and Patty Locke

Lauren is very easy to work with. She has helped me sell and buy homes in the area and has always been hard working and professional.

Jennifer K. Leggour


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