Lauren Bunting is a licensed REALTOR®/Associate Broker with Bunting Realty, Inc. in Berlin.
(Feb. 15, 2019) The Maryland General Assembly began its legislative session on Jan. 9, and the Maryland Realtors (the state’s Realtor association) have a top priority of educating elected officials about the real estate industry.
(Feb. 8, 2019) The National Association of Realtors recently published tips to help keep homes safe from freezing temperatures and avoid costly repairs.
(Feb. 1, 2019) Consumers are confused when it comes to dual agency arrangements in real estate, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.
(Jan. 25, 2019) The saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words” and pictures are incredibly important in selling a home in today’s market, where practically all house shoppers start their search online.
(Jan. 18, 2019) The National Association of Realtors reported recently on the various segments of the real estate industry that are affected by the partial federal government shutdown that started at midnight on Dec. 21.
(Jan. 11, 2019) If a less than perfect credit score has been holding you back from making a home purchase, rest assured, there are many things you can do to turn your credit score around.
(Dec. 14, 2018) The Maryland Association of Realtors provides a frequently asked questions legal hotline posting on its website at www.mdrealtor.org that provides realtors and the public very useful information relating to the real estate industry.
(Dec. 7, 2018) The Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP) helps homebuyers in Maryland achieve their dream of homeownership through a range of programs that make purchasing and owning a home more affordable.
(Nov. 30, 2018) The National Association of Realtors recently reported that rising interest rates are prompting more home buyers to turn to adjustable-rate mortgages.
(Nov. 16, 2018) The National Association of Realtors and its affiliated institutes, societies and councils provide a wide range of programs and services that help real estate agents increase their skills, proficiency and knowledge.
(Nov. 9, 2018) Since 1921, U.S. tax law has recognized that the exchange of one investment or business-use property for another of like-kind results in no change in the economic position of the taxpayer, and therefore, should not result in the immediate imposition of income tax.
(Oct. 26, 2018) The National Association of Realtors released information from a recent CoreLogic 2018 Annual Mortgage Fraud Report that shows mortgage fraud climbed 12.4 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2018.
(Oct. 5, 2018) Maryland Realtors recently released a report on 2018 Maryland legislation that took effect on Oct. 1 relating to the real estate industry.
(Sept. 21, 2018) The National Association of Realtors holds an Innovation, Opportunity & Investment Summit where technology vendors can market their products to brokers and agents.
(Sept. 7, 2018) In a news release last week, the National Association of Realtors reported Facebook has decided to remove thousands of targeting options from its advertising platform after the Department of Housing and Urban Development accused the social media giant of discriminatory practi…
(Aug. 31, 2018) Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County announces the grand opening of its first ReStore, located at 9026 Worcester Highway, in Berlin.
(Aug. 17, 2018) Freddie Mac announced a new program aimed to help keep rents affordable for working families without any federal, state or municipal subsidy.
(Aug. 10, 2018) There are many positives that surround an improving real estate market, but there is a downside – housing costs in many areas begin to exceed the financial reach of some low-to-moderate wage earners.
(Aug. 3, 2018) The National Association of Realtors most recent Profile of Home Staging report shows that 99 percent of Realtors believe curb appeal is important when attracting a buyer, and 77 percent of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property…
(July 6, 2018) Most commonly used in the state of Maryland to protect a buyer, and ensure that title to a property is clear and marketable in a real estate transaction, is the purchase of a title insurance policy.