I am going to start featuring a local neighborhood each week including interesting lesser known tidbits about the area as well as current market information. This week's featured neighborhood is Derwood, Maryland in Montgomery County. I grew up in Derwood, have family in the area, and have sold...
13200 Verdi Court Silver Spring, MD 20904 $290,000                                                                                                                                                                                      I just listed this well maintained and upgraded end unit townhou...
New FHA guidelines are coming Effective January 1st!   Appraisal Expiration: Effective Jan 1st, on all properties (existing, proposed, under construction and existing less than one year), the appraisal will expire 120 days after the date the appraiser inspects the property (compared to 180 days u...
When hunting for that next home, be sure to look closely at the home and beyond the art and furniture that won't be there on your closing day.  You want to take EVERYTHING into your decision process.  Here are some things to take in consideration that go beyond that new kitchen or bath you've alw...
You have less than 9 weeks to take advantage of the current tax credit!! The loan for your new home must close by November 30th, 2009. I know this sounds like plenty of time but the home buying process is lengthy from finding the right property, getting your offer accepted, inspections, loan fina...
"Unemployment is at a 27 year high!  Banks are failing all throughout our country!  Home values are declining and consumer confidence has hit rock bottom!"             These are many of the stories you will hear on the nightly news.  And while many of the above statements are true, if you are in ...
A couple of weekends ago I was out showing property to a motivated buyer. I 1st touched base with this client about a year and a half ago. He moved to Rockville from Pittsburgh and wanted to get acquainted with the area before buying. I helped him get a rental and the past several months have giv...
Last week I had the opportunity to preview the new and exciting Coronado in Kalorama. Who can pass up wine & cheese on a rainy afternoon??? The building features 28 units and is located at 1840 Vernon Street, NW. I was quite impressed by the layout of the units and most importantly the price!! Be...
So finally I have decided to take the plunge into the world of Activerain. I've had my account for almost a year now so I think its time to start sharing. I've enjoyed receiving my daily news and events from Activerain members and I hope to add some value to the community. I chose to write about ...

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