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Why Baltimore? Home buying and selling tips and advice for the Baltimore area Real Estate market. Things to see and do in the Baltimore area.
I'm Buying New Construction - Do I Need a Home Inspection?The short answer is, yes.  I am not a home inspector, I'm not married to a home inspector nor am I dating a home inspector and I have not been paid for my opinion.I was inspired to write this post by my son Ryan's girlfriend, who is buying...
The Hidden Costs of Buying a HomeBuying a home is an exciting time.  This is likely the most significant investment you will make at any time.  Please don't be surprised by a few additional expenses you might not consider!1.  Closing costs that include state and local transfer taxes, title insura...
Choice Home Warranty ReviewI purchased a warranty a couple of years ago from Choice Home Warranty for my rental property.  The hot water heater, furnace, etc were seeing some aging so, to protect my assets I decided the best course of action was to buy a home warranty.I made a claim over the wint...
Annapolis Quilt Guild 2022 Quilt ShowWhen:  June 11th, 10 am - 5 pm               June 12th, 11 am - 4 pmAdmission:  $10 for one day or $15 for both, children under 12 are freeNew members who join the guild on Saturday or Sunday can get in for free.Broadneck Senior High School - 1265 Green Holly ...
Paint It, Ellicott CityFrom June 9 to June 12, 2022, juried artists take to the streets of Old Ellicott City to participate in the Plein Air event where artists line the streets of Historic Ellicott City with their easels to paint without the aid of photography and paint the picturesque mill town...
Should I Pay off My 30-Year Mortgage in 7?I love it when Market Watch gives me great ideas for a blog.  I will also say, this blog is just my personal opinion based on 37 years in real estate.  I am not an attorney, nor am I an accountant or a financial planner.  The question - The writer is a 53...
Free College Tuition for High School Students in Baltimore CountyBaltimore County public schools have just announced that thanks to funding from the Maryland State Department of Education, the Baltimore County Public Schools/Community College of Baltimore County Tuition-Free program has been expa...
So, Your Kids Are Off to College in the FallSo, your kids are off to college in the fall.  And, you have started looking for accommodations for them and see the rents for an apartment and even for a room and you are aghast.  You can’t get a studio apartment for less than $1000 close to the colleg...
Memories Light The Corner of my MindI wonder if any of you are old enough to remember the old Barbara Streisand song, "The Way We Were".  My mind is often filled with song lyrics and it's strange the things that spark them. I was out walking Sadie the other morning and I came across loads of wild...
The Mascara Run in Old Ellicott City, MD - June 4, 2022Come on out to celebrate Pride Month and enjoy the fun and games.  Fun Run eating and drinking through 10 stations of local bars and restaurants in parking lot F in drag, jeans & t-shirts or whatever!!  Heels, makeup, and wigs will be provide...

June Piper-Brandon

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