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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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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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Millennials can Afford to Buy a Home

The big disconnect The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies recently estimated that about 50 percent of the 25- to 34-year-old renters in the top 85 metropolitan areas have the income and credit scores to qualify for a mortgage today. That’s approximately 5.5 million renter households that are qualified for a mortgage today. Approximately 5.5…

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Update your Home to Sell

Fast and Easy Updates to Help a Home Sell We are smack dab in the middle of home buying season, and while some properties are off the market before they’re even on it, others haven’t had such luck. A great way to boost your home’s selling power is to make small and affordable updates throughout…

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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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5 Tips To Sell Your Home This Spring

If you want to sell your home this spring, prepare for pent-up buyer demand.  Spring might be an even livelier home-selling season this year because homebuyers want to act before interest rates or home prices rise.  Even so, buyers insist on good deals. Even in seller’s markets, where the supply of homes for sale can’t…

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Mortgage rates remain low

Mark Vitner, an economist with Wells Fargo, predicted that mortgage rates will remain at historic lows through 2014, keeping home buying affordable. Mr. Vitner forecast that the rate on a traditional, 30-year mortgage, now at roughly 3.4%, will “bottom out” at 3.3% in next year’s first quarter amid concerns about federal budget-balancing efforts. “We will…

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