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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - MD RE License 579412
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Tips for Renting Out Your PropertyAn investment property is a home that is not considered your primary residence and that you do not live in most of the time.  Buying your first rental property can be a great way to grow long-term wealth.  Here are a few tips to help you decide if owning an inves...
Photography for Marketing Your Home for SaleI am often surprised at the number of listings in our MLS that have no photographs at all and the number of listings that have only one photo.  In a day when everyone has a smartphone with photographic capabilities, why is there only one picture or none...
Using Animals in MarketingUsing animals in marketing isn't a new idea, in fact, many well-known companies have turned to animals as a way to make their brand more approachable and memorable.  A few examples are Budweiser and their trademark draft horses, Wells Fargo and their stagecoach drawn by ...
Not So Speechless SundayI recently returned to my home after almost 7 1/2 years.  One thing and another and then covid and travel restrictions and I finally had a few days and drove 13 hours to go home.  I have missed it, I didn't really realize how much until I got there.  There is a peace in my...
Just Sold - 3805 Coolidge Ave, Baltimore, MD 21229This home has a lucky new homeowner!!  3805 Coolidge Ave is located in the Violetteville neighborhood in Baltimore County.  This is a Victorian 4 square style single-family detached home with 3 spacious bedrooms and a full bathroom on the second f...
Great Ways to Jumpstart a Stalled ListingOver the past few years, we have become used to homes only staying on the market for half a second.  As the market cools, listings will stay on the market longer.  However, if your home is on the market for more than 21 days then you may want to evaluate h...
It's not uncommon for parents to help their children purchase their first home.  I have several buyers that are receiving help from Mom and Dad.  It's super important for you to set your client's and their parent's expectations through the transaction and communication is key!!Don't be surprised ...
Being a Military Relocation ProfessionalThe MRP or Military Relocation Professional designation is a National Association of Realtors designation.  It is a designation for real estate professionals who want to work with current and former military service professionals.  The program educates Real...
The Dog Days of SummerA good friend of mine, and his two dogs and cat, are staying with us until his house is ready later this fall.  In the beginning, it was a challenge but we learned that if we walked the dogs together before they came in the house my Sadie was much more receptive.  So, after ...
Questions to Ask Your Lender When Deciding to Buy Down Your RateA first-time buyer client of mine called me today.  He is purchasing a new home from a builder and he is trying to decide whether or not to buy down his interest rate.  I suggested that he ask the following questions: How much will i...

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