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?
23 hrs ago | via jdsupra.com
The Montgomery County Council enacted Bill No. 31-15 on November 17, 2015 requiring radon testing prior to the sale of single-family homes, regardless of whether it is the initial or resale of the home. Comment?
Oct 14, 2015 | via National Public Radio
Taking on Wall Street makes for good politics in the Democratic Party. And several of the candidates at Tuesday night's debate had tough words about big banks. Comment?
Oct 13, 2015 | via The Washington Post
Dean Cottrill, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Mid-Atlantic region, writes an occasional column on market conditions in the Washington area. As a homeowner, there are certain things you can do to protect and improve your home's value - things like routine maintenance, renovations and updates. Comment?
Sep 30, 2015 | 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?
Sep 25, 2015 | 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?
17 min ago | via Journal of the San Juans
Although employment is up across the San Juan Islands and the economy seems to be rebounding, residents still face stagnant wages while the price of everything from rent to groceries is increasing. That was the message in a recent report by the San Juan County Economic Development Council. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Palo Alto Weekly
This week, the oldest listed previous sale comes from Palo Alto in 1989. Learn about this home sales and others in this week's list of recent home sales. Comment?
1 hr ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Patrick Dawson, marketing manager of Dawson Real Estate in Mattapoisett, recently announced that Sandy Dawson Galavotti was the top listing agent and Julie Tichon Ciffolillo was the top selling agent for October. Galavotti has been with the firm for 17 years. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Britain's horrific housing shortage is rocket-boosting property prices , leaving Londoners stuck in an impossible situation where they cannot earn enough to keep up with the surge. The dearth in basic supply and rising demand mean prices have skyrocketed to A 286,000 on average across the country, according to the Office for National Statistics. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Marietta Times
Student loan debt has surpassed the debt owed on credit cards. Yes, according to Forbes magazine that means students across the United States owe $1.2 trillion from their college education. Comment?
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