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

(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 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 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) 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.