Lauren Bunting is an Associate Broker with Atlantic Shores Sotheby’s International Realty in Ocean City.

(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.

(Feb. 28, 2020) Part of each residential contract of sale in Maryland is an addendum from Section 10-702 of the Real Property Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland (“Section 10-702”).

(Jan. 3, 2020) One of the inspections that a buyer might decide to pay for when purchasing a home is a chimney inspection, especially when buying a home with a wood burning fireplace, wood stove, or pellet stove.

(Nov. 8, 2019) In a strong real estate market with lower inventory, the likelihood of multiple offer situations occurring increases.

(Nov. 1, 2019) Most buyers know they need to save down payment and closing cost money, pay down their debt and talk to a mortgage broker before looking at buying a home.

(Aug. 23, 2019) The National Association of Realtors sent out a press release last week commending the Department of Housing and Urban Development for finalizing new Federal Housing Administration condominium loan policies.

(June 7, 2019) Representatives from the National Association of Realtors traveled to the Department of Housing and Urban Development at the end of May to hear from administration officials regarding a host of regulatory issues impacting the housing industry.

(May 24, 2019) The National Association of Realtors Aspiring Home Buyer Profile is an in-depth examination of the consumer preferences of non-homeowners, defined as those that rent and those that live with someone else, such as family or friends, without paying rent.

(May 3, 2019) Owning a vacation home is part of the American dream for many people – the ability to have a place they can escape to for relaxation from work and a place to make memories with family and friends.