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2014 

  There are 65 condos and townhouses combined for sale in Upper Marlboro as of today.  The lifestyle of condo or townhome living is a great fit for people in all walks of life.  Lower prices for condos and townhomes in Upper Marlboro when compared to single family residences enable first time hom...
04/29/2014
Your credit score will have a major impact when it comes to the cost you will end up paying for a mortgage.  A buyer with a high credit score of 750 or above will qualify for the most competitive interest rates available; but today’s tightened lending standards mean that some borrowers with score...
04/24/2014
Congratulations!  Your offer has been accepted and you’re on your way of being a new home owner.  The next step is to have a home inspection.  When you were house hunting, your were weighing so many factors it was next to impossible to thoroughly examine everything involved in buying a house.  Bu...
04/22/2014
If or when to sell:  It’s one of the skills a successful rental property investor needs to cultivate.  With property prices on the rise, some landlords in Prince Georges County may in fact be asking themselves whether is now the time to sell their rental properties. According to Realestate Busine...
04/18/2014
The entertaining formats of HGTV’s buying and selling programs are great entertainment – but anyone who has ever actually bought or sold a house know, they tend to leave out some pertinent information.  Real estate sales can in fact involve elements of creativity, presentation, personality, all o...
04/16/2014
  Many of would-be first time home buyers in Upper Marlboro are stopped short when they come up against the need to raise the initial deposit. But just because you don’t have a hefty down payment, it doesn’t mean you can’t own your own home. You can still purchase a house with less than a 20% dow...
04/15/2014
With spring in the air, you don’t have to have your home for sale to catch the spring cleaning bug. Whether or not you’ve been cooped up inside for a longer-than-usual siege of the wintertime blues, as soon as the weather turns the corner, there seems to be a natural urge to open the windows and ...
04/14/2014
  Despite the winter’s chilling effect on all sorts of sales,Februarysaw single family homes, condominiums and townhomes selling nationwide at a full 7% increase over a year earlier. The opposite is true of foreclosures—no surprise, since the health of the market means fewer serious borrower deli...
04/11/2014
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