Germantown Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Germantown, MD continually updated from thousands of sources.
Jul 18, 2015 | 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?
Jul 15, 2015 | 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?
Jul 14, 2015 | 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?
Jul 7, 2015 | 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?
Jun 30, 2015 | 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?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via The Washington Post
The 4,058-square-foot newly built house at 14345 Flowing Creek Ct., Bryantown, Md., is listed at $479,990. While no one anticipates a return to the frenzied housing market of the pre-recession days or even the hectic pace in 2013 when low inventory and low mortgage rates pushed some buyers into bidding wars, the fall market in Maryland is on track to continue a strong trajectory for the year. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via Weekend
Wealth offers security and privilege that can last for generations. For minority households striving to achieve the American Dream, homeownership is often the surest path. Comment?
Sunday Sep 13 | via The Baltimore Sun
Ohio-based Safeguard Properties, which has faced claims across the country that it locked people out of their homes or took their belongings before the foreclosure process was complete, settled a complaint from the Maryland attorney general's office Friday. Under the settlement, Safeguard, the nation's largest mortgage field services company, agreed to a host of reforms to its practices and to pay $167,000 in restitution to Marylanders allegedly harmed. Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via The Washington Post
Many home buyers in the D.C. region face a bit of a sticker shock when house hunting. It can be hard to believe it costs as much as it does for a condo, townhouse or single-family home. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via ABC2 Maryland
The state has settled with a mortgage services company that allegedly locked residents out of their homes and damaged their property. Under the settlement reached by the Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection Division last week, Ohio-based Safeguard will reform its practices and return $167,000 to Marylanders who were hurt by their practices. Comment?
1 hr ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Having resided in New Bedford, Mattapoisett, and now Lakeville, she is familiar with the area and has a rapport with the community and its members. Julie is a licensed real estate agent with extensive experience in sales, having been an account executive for WB Mason for more than 20 years. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Members of the In and Out club, one of London's oldest private members clubs, share a joke as they prepare to march around St James's Square to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the club, in London. The number of people paying in cash for properties in London rocketed to a record high, according to research from estate agents Hamptons International this week. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Daily Republic
Q: Last month I bought a home to use as a rental. My Realtor was also the person who did the VA loan. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Green Left Weekly
In our "A World to Win" series, Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance activists speak on issues that affect young people. This week, Emma Fields discusses the right to free, decent housing for all. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Jersey Journal
Nearly all candidates in the race for five open seats on the Bayonne Board of Education participated in the Bayonne Rotary's public forum last week, coming to the table with diverse backgrounds ranging from education to real estate to law enforcement. In a half-packed auditorium at Bayonne High School on Oct. 1, 18 out of the 20 candidates spoke for five minutes each to tell a crowd of around 150 people their qualifications, why they want to sit on the board and their goals as a board member. Comment?
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