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  • Days On Market Calculations in Bright MLS

    Saturday, June 01, 2019 Lauren Bunting

    The local multiple list system is called Bright MLS. Bright tracks how long a listing has been active with the use of Days on Market (DOM) and Cumulative Days on Market (CDOM). The DOM provides a look at how

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  • Moving After Losing A Loved One

    Tuesday, May 07, 2019 Lauren Bunting

    This post is authored by Lucille Rosetti from and is being added to my blog at her request to help provide information on how to proceed with moving after the loss of a loved one. 


    Moving After Losing a Loved One: When a beloved family member

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Market Update

    Monday, August 27, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Residential home prices rose in June compared to the same period of 2017, according to Maryland REALTORS. Average home prices rose by 2.9 percent for the fifth month in a row, while median prices increased by 4.0 percent as

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Credit Reporting Change

    Monday, August 20, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Homebuyers that have been struggling to raise their credit score enough to qualify for a mortgage may be in luck. Major credit reporting firms have overhauled how they handle reporting negative credit information, and this change is resulting in

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Freddie Mac Rent Control

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report:

    Freddie Mac announced a new program aimed to help keep rents affordable for working families without any federal, state or municipal subsidy. Freddie Mac’s new Mezzanine Loan pilot provides favorable pricing and additional

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Housing Opportunity Certification

    Tuesday, August 07, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report:

    There are many positives that surround an improving real estate market, but there is a downside--housing costs in many areas begin to exceed the financial reach of some low-to-moderate wage earners. This is

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Accessory Structure

    Thursday, July 26, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report:

    In Worcester County, homeowners may utilize the zoning use called the Accessory Structure to gain additional living quarters. The purpose is to allow no more than one accessory apartment per lot of record through conversion of existing residential structures or construction of new residential facilities.

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Millennials

    Thursday, July 19, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report:

    Millennials, age 18 to 35, are now the largest group of homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors. With this in mind, it’s important to know what it is they are looking for in a home.

    At the top of the millennials’ wish

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Can I Afford to Buy?

    Thursday, July 12, 2018 Lauren Bunting


    Most people want to own their own home—it gives a sense of security and stability. It also allows for more flexibility in personalizing and renovating your home to make it your own. Most importantly, it allows the ability to build wealth as your equity grows. But, can

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Title Insurance

    Thursday, July 05, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report: Title Insurance 

    Most commonly used in the state of Maryland to protect a buyer, and ensure that title to a

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Water Test Lead

    Thursday, June 28, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report:

    An important inspection for homes, especially those on a private well water supply, is the water quality test. This test usually covers bacterial, chemical and lead testing in our area. These water tests include results

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Bright MLS

    Thursday, June 21, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report:

    A new multiple list service (MLS), called Bright MLS, is gearing up to take effect in the Delmarva area that will cover the entire state of Maryland and

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Agents

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 Lauren Bunting


    Real Estate Report:

    If you are in the market to buy or sell a home, you are probably going to retain the assistance of a real estate professional. Practitioners in the field of real estate can hold various titles, and each of the titles comes with a

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Hurricane & FEMA Coverage

    Thursday, June 07, 2018 Lauren Bunting


    It’s June and summer is finally here. But so is the official start of hurricane season in the Atlantic. In our coastal town, most properties near the water carry flood insurance, even if the recent Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) maps have placed them within what’s called

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  • LWB Real Estate Report: Margin Loans

    Thursday, May 31, 2018 Lauren Bunting

    Real Estate Report: Short-Term Loans to Secure a Purchase

    The natural sequence in real estate for existing homeowners, such as move-up buyers or buyers looking to downsize, goes something like this: list your

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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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