Silver Spring Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Silver Spring, MD continually updated from thousands of sources.
Oct 31, 2015 | via Inman Real Estate News
Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order. We missed you last week! October 23 Jeremiah Ganeto Long & Foster Real Estate has named Jeremiah Ganeto as the new manager of its Silver Spring, Maryland, office. 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?
Jun 30, 2015 | via Patch.com
Kim Farina, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Aspen Hill 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 resale listings and resale revenue units. Invite in top neighborhood specialists from Weichert's Aspen Hill office to learn about the real estate services that Weichert, Realtors has to offer. Comment?
Jun 24, 2015 | via The Washington Post
Andrew Doepping used a program at a local lender to help him make a down payment on his first condo. When Andrew Doepping, 28, was looking to buy his first home this year, he had some help in the down payment department. Comment?
Jun 19, 2015 | via The Washington Post
Many Montgomery County residents have little voice in how much it costs to live here. In Silver Spring, more than 60 percent of residents are renters . Comment?
Friday Nov 27 | 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?
8 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
A real estate agent who objected to a police vetting check when renewing his licence is seeking a legal ruling saying the industry authority's requirement is too invasive. He didn't mind the standard check to see if he had any convictions but was opposed to the authority going further when it assessed a prospective agent's fitness for the industry. Comment?
9 min ago | via American Reporter
Perhaps we should focus upon entirely new ideas and models instead of repairing financial structures and infrastructures that have failed the industrialized world miserably in the past decade or two. So, when prodded by colleagues I keep envisioning an economic rebound which actually accrues to the benefit of American taxpayers. Comment?
13 min ago | via American Reporter
It's hard to resist being gleeful at seeing Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff get the maximum sentence - 150 years in prison - for bilking investors out of anywhere between $65 billion and $171 billion. Because many of the people whom Madoff ripped off were more renowned than, say, the millions who lost their homes in the subprime mortgage debacle, he has gotten far more attention than he deserves. Comment?
20 min ago | via The Times-Tribune
TRIBUNE FILE Real estate agent Wayne Evans, above, gave eventual buyer Hunt Slonem a tour of the Woolworth Mansion. TIMES-TRIBUNE FILE Real estate agent Wayne Evans talks about architectural features inside the former Woolworth mansion at 520 Jefferson Ave. New York City artist Hunt Slonem purchased the grand Woolworth Mansion at 520 Jefferson Ave. in Scranton, adding it to a collection of homes he owns around the country. Comment?
21 min ago | via American Reporter
Only in America can the people who drove the global economy off a cliff and pushed tens of millions of people into poverty and joblessness get lavishly rewarded for doing so. During the first nine months of 2009, five of the largest banks that received federal aid - Citigroup, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan/Chase and Morgan Stanley - together set aside about $90 billion for bonuses and other compensation for their high level staff. Comment?
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