(July 31, 2020) The National Association of Realtors supplies median home prices and monthly mortgage payment estimates in its housing statistics.
(July 24, 2020) Below is the final summary of the 2020 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly on items that were passed and put into legislation affecting the real estate industry as it relates to both Common Ownership Communities (HOA and Condo Associations) as well as Propert…
(July 17, 2020) Below is a summary of the 2020 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly on items that were passed and put into legislation affecting the real estate industry as it relates to Real Estate Brokerage and Contracts.
(July 10, 2020) The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians has named Dr. Kathleen M. Henley its 2020 Young Osteopathic Physician of the Year.
(July 10, 2020) Below is a summary of the 2020 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly on items that were passed and put into legislation affecting the real estate industry as it relates to affordable housing and taxes.
(July 3, 2020) Nancy Reither of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was named one of America’s most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals, a ranking report produced by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International.
(July 3, 2020) At the start of 2020, the U.S. economy was generally healthy with record low unemployment and strong consumer confidence. But amid the covid-19 pandemic and ongoing uncertainty, unemployment soared, the economy slowed and consumer confidence declined sharply.
(July 3, 2020) Farmers and small business owners impacted by the current health pandemic will be eligible to apply for grant funds through the Workforce Back to Business COVID-19 Assistance Grant Program.
(July 3, 2020) Condo sales have been soaring in the Ocean City and surrounding beach markets.
(June 26, 2020) Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association, Worcester County Tourism, OC Economic Development Committee and University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hotel & Restaurant Management Department recently announced a partnership to purchase licensing for “Back to Work Training P…
(June 26, 2020) Are you looking to buy a home in Wicomico County? The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, in partnership with Wicomico County, is providing attractive financial incentives to help make buying new construction homes even more affordable.
(June 19, 2020) With low inventory in our market, and a high buyer demand, we are experiencing many multiple-offer situations on properties.
(May 15, 2020) During its May 6 virtual meeting, the following members were elected by the Ocean City Development Corporation membership to the Board of Directors.
(June 12, 2020) The appraisal of a home is an important step in the real estate process, one that can certainly make or break a deal.
(June 5, 2020) Demand has been very strong in the Ocean City market over the past month due to both being in our spring market (although somewhat postponed due to covid-19) and historically low interest rates.
(May 29, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Jessica Wilson as the new assistant finance officer.
(May 29, 2020) Some of the biggest misconceptions in buying a home are related to down payments and closing costs.
(May 22, 2020) Taking into consideration the safety of his fellow citizens and employees and continuing to follow social distancing guidelines, Mike’s Flooring and Design Center, previously known as Mike’s Carpet Connection, is safely “open for business and here to serve you” as always.
(May 22, 2020) Jennifer Owens has joined the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore as office coordinator.
(May 22, 2020) Listing inventory is at record lows both around the country and in our local area, and buyer demand is coming back as the country eases restrictions, so it’s a great time to sell if you have been considering putting your home on the market.
(May 15, 2020) Purchasing a new home is normally the biggest investment you’ll ever make and once you’ve bought a home, it’s a decision you can’t easily reverse.
(May 8, 2020) Despite the new reality and sobering impact of the virus, real estate transactions are still happening.
(May 1, 2020) We all want to see the pandemic come to an end, but realize the return to normal life will be a gradual progression—and one that will bring along changes in the way we live.
(April 24, 2020) As a result of covid-19 and the necessary “shelter in place” ordinances, local courthouse and county offices are closed to the public.
(April 17, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Weston Young as the new assistant chief administrative officer. He will step into his new role with Worcester County Government on April 30.
(April 17, 2020) During the “Stay at Home Order” issued by Gov. Larry Hogan, real estate is affected, but definitely not halted.
(April 2, 2020) With travel bans in place across Maryland and Delaware because of COVID-19, Atlantic Physical Therapy is advising anyone currently rehabilitating muscular injuries to follow health safety guidelines and reschedule all non-essential visits.
(April 10, 2020) Although opting to suspend clinic operations during the covid-19 pandemic, FYZICAL of Ocean Pines is providing remote consultations for current patients or others dealing with musculoskeletal issues.
(April 10, 2020) If you’ve been furloughed or laid off from your job, there are options now to be able to reduce or suspend your mortgage payment.
(April 10, 2020) Several owners of small boutiques from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, to Salisbury, have banded together to help one another get through the coronavirus pandemic.
(April 3, 2020) With updates and announcements daily, as well as much of our country under stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of the virus, the real estate industry is challenged to stay engaged with clients and meet critical deadlines without in-person meetings.
(March 27, 2020) Steve and Dawne Pappas of The Original Greene Turtle on 116th Street in Ocean City, recently presented a $15,000 check to the American Cancer Society.
(March 27, 2020) Atlantic General Hospital announced recently it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
(March 27, 2020) According to the National Association of Realtors, February home sales surged 7.2 percent year-over-year, hitting a pace of 5.77 million, and home prices rose 8 percent – both encouraging figures for spring.
(March 20, 2020) A proposal for an additional 112 campsites and associated amenities at Frontier Town Campground, located on Stephen Decatur Highway (Route 611) in Berlin, was reviewed by the Worcester County Technical Review Committee on Wednesday, March 11.
(March 20, 2020) With a partnership between Hardwire, LLC and Assateague Island Alliance (AIA), the National Park Service will have an additional layer of bulletproof protection when on duty.
(March 20, 2020) Up to $35,000 in grant funding is available to aid nonprofit programs designated for Lower Shore women and girls.
(March 20, 2020) Atlantic General Hospital and Health System has recruited a number of advanced practice providers – certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants – to the Eastern Shore in recent months as part of its efforts to improve access to health care for a growing population.
(March 20, 2020) Every aspect of American life is being affected by COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), and that includes the real estate market.
(March 13, 2020) More than $100,000 was raised in support of this year’s Hal Glick Distinguished Service Award Gala, to be distributed amongst local charities.
(March 13, 2020) Contracts of sale offer various contingency clauses that allow you to negotiate a contract or possibly render the contract null and void if necessary.
***Update: Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday afternoon that four new cases of coronavirus had been confirmed, bringing the total to 12. One patient's case will be handled by the state of Montana, as she is a part-time resident there.
(March 13, 2020) After collaborating with the original owners since last August, Justin and Brittney Acita became the new owners of Sello’s Italian Oven and Bar in West Ocean City last Wednesday.
(March 6, 2020) Backshore Brewing Co. is offering a chance to help expand the Hoop Tea brand through an equity crowdfunding campaign, which has raised more than $178,000 as of Wednesday.