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Friday Five – Inexpensive Home Updates, Top Home Buyer Questions and More!

By Susan Cleary | Sep 9, 2016

With the start of school and the cool mornings it’s really starting to feel like fall! If you’re in the market or planning to be in the market to buy a home this fall check out this article on Essential Fall Home Buying Strategies. I touched on this in a previous post but fall no…

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Friday Five – Make Selling Your Home Easier, Is It Time To Refinance, and More!

By Susan Cleary | Aug 26, 2016

Happy Friday everyone! With summer closing down and school starting up I know a lot of you are busy, busy, busy this time of year. In the spirit of keeping things easy, read Don’t Do That! 5 Ways You’re Making It Harder to Sell Your Home. With interest rates on homes still in the record…

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Friday Five – Sell Your House This Fall, How Much Buying a Home Really Costs, and SoMD September Events!

By Susan Cleary | Aug 19, 2016

Hi everyone! Fall is just around the corner and with that comes what many people believe is a slow down in the market. Read here why that may not be true anymore and what that means for you if you’re thinking about putting your home on the market. Here’s a good article about the grief…

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Friday Five – Mortgage Info, Lowering the Price of Your Home, and So MD Events

By Susan Cleary | Aug 12, 2016

Happy Friday everyone! I have a lot of great real estate news to share this week. First up is a great overview of How to Start the Process of Home-Buying. Whether your thinking about purchasing your first home, upgrading, downsizing, or relocating, this article is a quick reminder of the most important parts of home…

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Curb Appeal – 5 Easy Weekend Projects

By Susan Cleary | Aug 8, 2016

The exterior of your home is the first thing people see when they arrive making it important to keep it in good condition. This is especially true when trying to sell your home. Updating the exterior doesn’t have to be hard or even expensive. I’ve outlined a few easy updates you can do over a…

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The Friday Five – Rent Back Agreements, Eco-friendly Updates, and Home Owners Insurance

By Susan Cleary | Jul 22, 2016

This week USA Today published an interesting article about the fading concept of a “starter home”. Recent trends in real estate are showing that more and more first time homebuyers are purchasing a home and staying put. For those people following suit, this means it’s more important than ever to find the perfect home the…

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Friday Five – A Parent’s Guide to Selling Your Home, Agriculture Week, and More!

By Susan Cleary | Jul 15, 2016

Happy Friday everyone! This week the web is full of advice for buying and selling your home but I want to highlight this article in particular about The Worst Home-Buying Advice People Actually Believe. This article does a really good job of explaining why people like a home inspector and a real estate agent are…

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The Friday Five

By Susan Cleary | Jul 8, 2016

Happy Friday everyone and welcome to my new weekly post “The Friday Five”. Each week I’ll be highlighting five articles from the news about real estate and our local community. Check back weekly to see what’s going on! Mortgages can be confusing, especially to the first time homebuyer. Daniel Bortz, a DMV realtor, answers the…

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3D Tour of My Newest Property for Sale in Calvert County

By Susan Cleary | Jul 6, 2016

Now available: 3D tour of my newest property for sale at 60 Grovefield Lane in Owings. This pristine 5000 sq ft home has 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The kitchen features granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Outside is a 24′ x 24′ composite deck, fenced yard, and fully detached workshop.

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