Susan Cleary, The Cleary Group of Remax One

Posts Tagged ‘Buying a home’

What to do in Calvert County

Outing Ideas to Beat the Chill Keep warm this winter in Calvert County, where you can have a great time in the great indoors. Close your eyes and imagine you are in the Caribbean as you float in the heated pools at the Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center. Relax in a hot tub, dive into…

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Christmas Time in Calvert County

A Holiday to Remember Celebrate the Season in Style Solomons Boats Christmas Cheer the holidays with bayside flair in Calvert County. Watch a glimmering lighted boat parade and visit quaint shops in the historic riverside town of Solomons. See a Christmas tree made from crab pots in Chesapeake Beach. Wander a wooded path filled with…

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Real Estate in Maryland Fall 2015

While no one anticipates a return to the frenzied housing market of the pre-recession days or even the hectic pace in 2013 when low inventory and low mortgage rates pushed some buyers into bidding wars, the fall market in Maryland is on track to continue a strong trajectory for the year. Pent-up demand this fall…

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Tips after you Purchase a Home

Are you in the market for a new house? Whether you are looking for a first home or you are changing homes, make sure you take a moment to assess what needs to be changed in your new residence. Use this list as a reference for things you should do when you buy a new…

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Whats New in Calvert County

Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center Reopens The Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center in Prince Frederick has reopened after being closed for eight weeks for warranty repairs to the competition pool. The center offers various classes to Calvert County residents of all ages. Register for classes or get a seasonal pass online.

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Builder’s Warranty to Purchaser

What is a Structural Warranty? August 24, 2015 By 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty A structural warranty provides a written agreement between the home builder and the homeowner and clearly defines the builder’s work-product obligations related to construction quality and continuing obligations. Under the agreement, the builder is the insured and the homeowner is the beneficiary.…

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Why You Should Use a Realtor

Why It’s a Smart Move to Use a Real Estate Agent Buying or selling a home seems to be a way of life for a lot of people in today’s world. When you buy, you definitely want to get the most for your money. Many people think they can go it alone when it comes…

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Boomerang Buyers are Back

In the years following the Great Recession, one of the key housing market trends was a rise in foreclosures. Many homeowners acquired financing, only to see the recession kick in and home values plummet. As a result, these homeowners owed more on their properties than they were worth. Millions of Americans lost their homes at…

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What You Need to Know If You’re Buying a Foreclosure

By: Angela Colley You’ve probably seen the stories and ads—foreclosed houses and condos selling for pennies on the dollar—and there’s no question banks are willing to sell their REOs (real estate owned properties) at sizable discounts. But foreclosures almost always come with complications that smart shoppers need to know about in advance. Here’s what you need to…

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A Short Guide to Real Estate Lingo

By: Anne Miller   Reading real estate advertising acronyms can sometimes feel like trying to parse ancient Greek: EIL with a W/D? LR with Fplc? An FDR with a DK? Most real estate agents use similar abbreviations as part of real estate lingo, so once you get the jist, you can read any listingwith confidence. 4B/2B: Four bedrooms and two bathrooms.…

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