Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website connects to a wealth of information regarding home purchase including programs that help you with financial assistance by state. HUD Links
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Baltimore City Live Near Your Work Program What is it? This program is a partnership between participating employers and the City of Baltimore designed to encourage homeownership near
Good Neighbor Next Door Program:If so, you may qualify for HUD's Good Neighbor Next Door Program which couldSAVE 50% off the purchase of your home!What is the Good Neighbor Next Door Program
Real estate in 2017 is to be shaped by cities that meet not only the economic standards of a sustainable market, but also the demand for distinct neighborhoods within those markets.This is according
Retrieved electronically April 12, 2016 from http://goo.gl/JoUL91Maintaining focus for 10 minutes is very doable.Even for the chronically distracted, 10 minutes is easy.
Questions To Ask Your Realtor...Before You Sign A Listing AgreementFinding the right real estate professional requires doing a little research and asking a few questions…before you sign the
Whether it’s your first time hosting or you’re a seasoned pro, planning and cooking a Thanksgiving feast can be stressful. These 10 tips will help keep the day smooth, your sanity intact and
This is one of the number one questions I hear as a Realtor.... "Do I (or "Why do I...") need to be pre-qualified before a real estate agent will show me houses?"The short answer in this short blog
Pre-Qualification vs Pre-ApprovalWhen you initially set out to purchase a new home, the real estate agent(s) and home seller will want to know you can actually afford the thing. Heck, you’ll want
As part of the fallout from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis, the Dodd-Frank Act directed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to reform the process of informing consumers about true
It's probably only natural for real estate agents to assume that most boomers or retirees bent on moving to a new city to enjoy their golden years will be on the trail to Florida, Arizona, or
Maryland Launches Federal Tax Credit for New HomebuyersMay 8, 2014 by mdhousing Leave a comment Secretary Skinner unveils the Maryland HomeCredit program at the annual
The housing market is changing dramatically as we speak. Regions that virtually had no housing inventory just twelve months ago are now seeing a surge of homes coming to
We already know from NAR that 1 in 4 home sales in 2012 involved a seller over the age of 65. It’s also no secret that the aging population
Expanding into the seniors real estate niche: Good business sense for teams More and more real estate teams – both small and large – are beginning to consider the idea of expanding into
Knowing of your interest in legislation to reform the federal flood insurance program, I wanted to provide you with an update on recent actions the Senate has taken on this important issue.
Mediterranean diets heavy in two foods -- olive oil and nuts -- are linked to a lower rate of strokes in older people whose genetic makeup boosts their risk of diabetes, according to a new study.
Genetically-modified foods (GM foods) have made a big splash in the news lately. European environmental organizations and public interest groups have been actively protesting against GM
So...every morning, (Mon. - Fri. / Sept.- June) it's the same old thing. You get your child up for school, feed them, send them up to the shower as you make their school lunch, only
In the age of technology, sometimes it is good to go back to the good old fashion way of doing things and ask a REALTOR! As I constantly attempt to keep up with all of the new fangled,
Oldest Child gets her first REAL CAREER JOB! As a Mom the most rewarding thing is knowing that your child is happy and self sufficient! I have 2 children and it has been a crazy 23
Love the smell of Vegetable Beef Soup brewing!?! Feel the warmth of Chicken and Dumplings in your tummy?!? Smell the cinnamon in your Hot Apple cider?! With the Beautiful Fall Season
Congratulations to the person or persons who won the Mega Millions jackpot this morning! Apparently, the winning ticket was sold at the Dash In on Quarterfield Rd. I am happy that