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Financial incentives available

Friday, June 26, 2020 Lauren Bunting

Are you looking to buy a home in Wicomico County? The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, in partnership with Wicomico County, is providing attractive financial incentives to help make buying new

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Validity of contracts explained

Thursday, June 18, 2020 Lauren Bunting

With low inventory in our market, and a high buyer demand, we are experiencing many multiple-offer situations on properties.

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Appraisal of home important part of real estate process

Thursday, June 11, 2020 Lauren Bunting

The appraisal of a home is an important step in the real estate process, one that can certainly make or break a deal.

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OC housing market strong because of low interest rate

Thursday, June 04, 2020 Lauren Bunting

Demand has been very strong in the Ocean City market over the past month due to both being in our spring market (although somewhat postponed due to covid-19) and historically low interest rates.

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Differences between down payments and closing costs

Thursday, May 28, 2020 Lauren Bunting

Some of the biggest misconceptions in buying a home are related to down payments and closing costs.

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Now great time to sell home, but take extra safety steps

Thursday, May 21, 2020 Lauren Bunting

Listing inventory is at record lows both around the country and in our local area, and buyer demand is coming back as the country eases restrictions, so it’s a great time to sell

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Contracts of sale contingencies

Thursday, May 14, 2020 Lauren Bunting

Purchasing a new home is normally the biggest investment you’ll ever make and once you’ve bought a home, it’s a decision you can’t easily reverse.

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Real estate transactions continue

Thursday, May 07, 2020 Lauren Bunting

Despite the new reality and sobering impact of the virus, real estate transactions are still happening.


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Market will change after covid-19

Thursday, April 30, 2020 Lauren Bunting

We all want to see the pandemic come to an end, but realize the return to normal life will be a gradual progression—and one that will bring along changes in the way we

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Transactions still possible despite covid-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020 Lauren Bunting

As a result of covid-19 and the necessary “shelter in place” ordinances, local courthouse and county offices are closed to the public.

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Real Estate Industry Follows Strict Distancing Guidelines

Friday, April 17, 2020 Lauren Bunting

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Real Estate industry follows strict social distancing guidelines

Thursday, April 16, 2020 Lauren Bunting

During the “Stay at Home Order” issued by Gov. Larry Hogan, real estate is affected, but definitely not halted.

The Maryland Realtors issued guidance for all brokerages throughout the state to follow and stated providing real estate services has been deemed essential

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Options available to reduce, suspend mortgage payment

Thursday, April 09, 2020 Lauren Bunting

If you’ve been furloughed or laid off from your job, there are options now to be able to reduce or suspend your mortgage payment.

While this is a necessary form of relief due to the pandemic causing such widespread economic impacts, the mortgage market is feeling the

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No in-person meetings due to virus hard for real estate

Thursday, April 02, 2020 Lauren Bunting

With updates and announcements daily, as well as much of our country under stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of the virus, the real estate industry is challenged to stay engaged with clients and meet critical deadlines without in-person meetings.

Here are some

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After winter surge, Realtors adjust

Thursday, March 26, 2020 Lauren Bunting

According to the National Association of Realtors, February home sales surged 7.2 percent year-over-year, hitting a pace of 5.77 million, and home prices rose 8 percent – both encouraging figures for spring.

Now as the coronavirus pandemic progresses, real estate is having to adjust

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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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