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Should you Buy a NEW or EXISTING Maryland Home

New vs Resale Maryland Buyer Tips

Should You Buy a New or Existing Home? Maybe your dream home has the intricate details that you usually find only in older construction – wainscoting and crown molding in the interior, the front porch with a swing, an older tree shading the back yard, and the white picket fence. Or maybe your dream home…

How to Avoid the Top 8 Maryland Home Inspection Mistakes

How to Avoid the Top 8 MD Home Inspection Mistakes

How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s best to know exactly what you’re buying….

How to Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Southern MD Home

Maryland Real Estate Seller Tips

How to Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Home Whether you’re putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home’s resale value now. Here are some ways to create a comfortable home while making it easier to put more…

Top 10 Myths that Trip Up Maryland First Time Home Buyers

New vs Resale Maryland Buyer Tips

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so much information…

Take Advantage of Your Maryland Home Equity: A Homeowner’s Guide

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Take Advantage of Your Home Equity: A Homeowner’s Guide Homeownership offers many advantages over renting, including a stable living environment, predictable monthly payments, and the freedom to make modifications. Neighborhoods with high rates of homeownership have less crime and more civic engagement. Additionally, studies show that homeowners are happier and healthier than renters, and their…

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Maryland Home

New vs Resale Maryland Buyer Tips

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.1 Buying a home is a significant commitment of both time…

Top Ten Myths That Trip Up Southern Maryland First Time Home Buyers

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Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so much information…

How to Avoid Top Home Inspection Mistakes in Southern Maryland

Maryland Real Estate Seller Tips

How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s best to know exactly what you’re buying….

Top Six Spark Joy Southern MD Home Organization Tips

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Top 6 Home Organization Upgrades that “Spark Joy” for Buyers Thanks to Marie Kondo and her hit Netflix series “Tidying Up,” home organization is a hot topic right now. Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and keep only those items that “spark joy.” With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time…