Susan Cleary, Associate Broker RE/MAX One

This Week in Real Estate – Southern Maryland

July 19, 2017

I have pulled together a few of the hot news stories in real estate this week. Read on for a little mid-week pick me up. Also check out my featured property of the week. This house is in pristine condition and ready for its new owners. With features like a wide front porch (perfect for rocking chairs), a screened in back porch to stay cool on during these hot summer days, a deck for grilling, a beautiful yard and more (follow my link to check out the inside!), this house is MADE to be enjoyed on a beautiful summer day like today.

FEATURED PROPERTY: 3432 Bristol Court, Chesapeake Beach, MD
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Home Prices and Buyer Competition Hit New Highs in June as Inventory Drought Dragged into 21st Consecutive Month. 26.6% of homes sold in June went for more than their asking price. And the median home sale price is up 7.3%. This is all good news for anyone who wants to sell their house. Now is the time to reach out to me if you’d like more information about selling! I’m ready to help.

As buyer competition picks up it’s important to remember a few things when negotiating. This article puts emphasis on some of the most important ones. Read Buyer Beware: 5 Home-Buying Negotiating Tactics That Can Backfire to find out what they are.

Attention NEW Home Buyers! You’ll want to read this: 9 Things You Don’t Want to Miss When Buying a New Home. A few of my favorite tips – read the HOA rules and work with an agent. My job as an agent is to protect my client’s best interest. It is my number one priority.

Thinking about selling your house while the weathers hot? Or already have it on the market? Check out 6 Essential Tips to Sell Your House This Summer. Now is the time to pump up the curb appeal with green grass, flowers, and well-tended gardens. You’ll wow potential buyers before they even walk in the door. Follow the link above for more summer home selling tips.