Germantown Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Germantown, MD continually updated from thousands of sources.
Saturday Jul 18 | via The Maryland Gazette
Now that we're through the first half of 2015, we thought it would be a good time to take a snapshot of the market and see how we're doing. For the purposes of this exercise, we'll examine the number of homes sold, median prices, days on the market and the number of active listings. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via Daily Record
This appeal involves a commercial real estate loan that, like many in the latter part of the last decade did, went into default. The lead lender, Carrollton Bank , first took a deed in lieu of foreclosure, then tried to sell the project. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 14 | via The Washington Post
This rendering shows what Octave 1320, a new nine-story condominium development at 1320 Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring, is expected to look like upon completion in the fall. Herbert Casey has watched the transformation of Silver Spring from quiet suburb to a vibrant hub of restaurants and nightlife during his lifetime residency in the Montgomery County suburb. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via The Baltimore Sun
On OC rentals: "I just don't see how it's fair how they can tell you what to do at your home." An effort to restrict weekly rentals of single-family homes in Ocean City that went nowhere last summer is back on the agenda in a new form. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 30 | via Patch.com
Kim Farina, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Germantown/Upper Montgomery County office was recognized for outstanding performance in May. The office led the region, which is comprised of locations throughout Montgomery and Prince George counties, as well as surrounding areas in the District of Columbia, for resales and resale dollar volume. Invite in top neighborhood specialists from Weichert's Germantown/Upper Montgomery County office to learn about the real estate services that Weichert, Realtors has to offer. Comment?
Monday | via FindLaw
There is a saying, sometimes attributed to Abraham Lincoln, that a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client. A corollary, perhaps, is that such a client has a lawyer who may be blinded by self-interest to the standards of professional conduct. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via Patch.com
Delegate charged in alleged breast flashing; agent who sold 'snake house' hisses at lawsuit; and more headlines from Maryland Patches. Maryland's top posts include Blueberry the beagle's rescue from burning house, Diana Ross coming to Bethesda, NASA's best pix of Pluto ever. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via WBAL-TV Baltimore
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services will lose dozens of jobs, and some workers are angry and scared, saying they consider the handling of the cuts a slap in the face. Emily Eubanks, a DPSCS human resource specialist, is among 63 people who learned unceremoniously that their positions will be eliminated in 60 days. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 8 | via The Washington Post
These sales data, recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Friday Jul 3 | via Washington Blade
In a market where many sellers receive multiple offers, buyers who have their heart set on a particular property need a winning strategy. The Regional Sales Contract is used for the vast majority of re-sales in D.C. and Maryland and arms agents with many "if" clauses, called "contingencies," to protect either their buyers or their sellers. Comment?
3 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The housing market has failed to perform as expected on either side. Instead, as far as a broader set of measures, real estate is in a bit of stasis, neither really growing nor falling apart. Comment?
29 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Reader question: Hi, Monty, I read your articles regularly and find them very helpful and now have a query myself. Our Realtor called us for permission not to present offers below asking price; we agreed, but I don't understand it. Comment?
41 min ago | via Realty Times
Remember the old rollover? It provided a tax benefit for those of us who sold and then bought principal residences before 1997. That old friend is no longer with us. Comment?
1 hr ago | via OregonLive.com
Thanks to record-low interest rates, now has never been a better time to build a new home. Bankrate.com said fixed rate mortgages have slowly fallen over the last year, from 4.5 percent to 3.68 percent - where they are expected to hold steady for the remainder of this month. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Salt Lake Tribune
Home prices along the Wasatch Front continue to rise as a healthier economy and other factors nudge more buyers into the market. The median single-family home price in Salt Lake County reached $275,000 in the second quarter of 2015, up 7.9 percent compared with the same period the year before, a new report says. Comment?
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