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2014 

    More and more shopping of all kinds has become a virtual affair.  Instant information is at everyone’s fingertips.  Nowhere truer than in real estate.  No sooner has today’s buyer made the decision to start looking - the laptop/tablet/iphone is out and virtual tours are underway.   What’s mo...
06/27/2014
Listing your house again after it’s lingered on the market for a while can bring surprisingly quick success…with the right tactics. The truth is, if a home hasn’t sold in today’s market, there is usually an identifiable reason. Here are some tips that can reverse what happened when listing your ...
06/25/2014
  Imagine the first time you turn the front door key to a new home—the first time you step over the threshold of the home you now own. It’s a moment to truly savor. Whether it’s a feeling of well-being—that of a major milestone successfully accomplished—or just the sheer joy of appreciating the m...
06/24/2014
  For the past two years national home prices have risen sharply, which might lead to the conclusion that they are overpriced. In fact, if we’re to believe the most recent report by real estate website Trulia, they are still 5% undervalued when measured against long-term fundamentals. So will thi...
06/23/2014
          Selling your home? From the first clue that you will be putting your home on the market in Upper Marlboro until you sign off on the paperwork, the process can be seen as a series of dozens and dozens of decisions. Many are not simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ decisions, either; and many have answer...
06/19/2014
Of the things Americans take for granted, one of the least questioned is the future availability of familiar housing circumstances: housing that’s ‘like where I grew up.’ For urban dwellers that might be an apartment or condominium; for others, a single-family home—a house with a yard, or perhaps...
06/18/2014
Dimensions Healthcare System will be holding FREE health screenings this Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 10am to 2pm rain or shine. Blood Pressure:  How hard does your heart have to work? Glucose:  What is glucose and what purpose does it serve? Cholesterol:  Total HDL + Glucose Dental Examination: ...
06/17/2014
  Buying a home in Upper Marlboro can’t help but be about as thrilling a purchase as you can make, whether you’re a first time buyer or an experienced homeowner. ‘Buying’ amortgage, on the other hand…well, the experience may be slightly less exciting, but if your team has managed to secure a good...
06/16/2014
  It’s always nice to have a day in the middle of the week to just wind down.  You can do just that at the Boulevard at the Capital Center.   Starting Thursday, June 5th through August 21st from 6:30pm to 8:30pm the circle at the boulevard will have free performances by local jazz and R&B bands. ...
06/16/2014
Moving to Upper Marlboro(or moving to anywhere) is adventure enough without including one of the moving company scams that are all too common. It seems hard to believe that unscrupulous carriers can continue to operate, but the fact is, there are a lot of them out there. If you will be moving to ...
06/16/2014
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