(April 19, 2019) I attended a Surfrider function recently that proved to be quite significant.
(April 12, 2019) Some people are confused by the difference between a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and an appraisal.
(April 12, 2019) Creative cooking is about thinking out of the box, so let us take a moment to deconstruct a popular presumption for further knowledge and comprehension.
(April 5, 2019) Technology continues to transform the way real estate professionals conduct business and connect with clients.
(April 5, 2019) As the mighty month of March bids “adieu,” I cannot help but greet the anticipated spring with a friendly “bonjour.”
(March 29, 2019) Just like ocean waves, the mortgage finance industry has crests and valleys as it relates to accessibility.
(March 29, 2019) Subordination is the act of giving someone or something less importance or power.
(March 22, 2019) There was a time when my thoughts wondered to tomorrow and today was just a passing fancy.
(March 22, 2019) The Maryland Mortgage Program has announced they will now allow repeat buyers, versus only first-time buyers as in the past, to use the “Flex” loan programs to buy a home in Maryland.
(March 22, 2019) It seems as though we’re in a unique period of being stuck between a rock and a hard place.
(March 15, 2019) Even though the real estate market is strong, and the average number of days on market are down, some homeowners follow a curious tradition of burying St. Joseph in their yard to help encourage a sale.
(March 15, 2019) Procrastination is the root of indolence and should be reduced if success is to flourish.
(March 15, 2019) It’s time for another one, another good book regarding our favorite subject, object, topic.
(March 8, 2019) While it’s not common, seller financing is one way for buyers to purchase property when they are not able to get approved by traditional lenders/banks.
(March 8, 2019) You have just found out that company is coming and you are totally unprepared.
(March 8, 2019) I’ve run across some interesting books recently with surfing as the main theme.
(March 1, 2019) According to the National Association of Realtors, active duty service members tend to buy at a younger age and purchase larger homes with a higher median price than non-military buyers.
(March 1, 2019) There is little that shapes one’s culinary experience as profoundly and persuasively as creativity.
(Feb. 22, 2019) Anyone who sells a property in Maryland, but is a “non-resident” of the state of Maryland, must pay a withholding tax.
(Feb. 22, 2019) If you were to ask the question, “What is a chef,” most people would respond that it is someone who cooks.
(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. 15, 2019) After much anticipation, the Super Bowl is finally over. Sunday will not be the same without the weekly excitement.
(Feb. 15, 2019) Surfing is much more than just riding a wave.
(Feb. 8, 2019) The National Association of Realtors recently published tips to help keep homes safe from freezing temperatures and avoid costly repairs.
(Feb. 8, 2019) My Sweet Valentine is a unique Valentine’s Day centerpiece that is embellished with cupcakes, chocolate- covered strawberries and fresh flowers.
(Feb. 1, 2019) Soup perfection is an intricate balance where flavors and textures play a key role.
(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. 25, 2019) The most common mistake when entertaining is to become predictable. The essence of distinction is based on one’s willingness to forgo mediocracy.
(Jan. 25 2019) The seminal surf movie, “The Endless Summer,” came out in the mid 1960’s and was very influential to many.
(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. 18, 2019) There is a sense of pride and accomplishment that comes when one cooks from scratch.
(Jan. 18, 2019) Had a quick session recently. The air was warm for late December at about 60 degrees, people were walking around town in shorts and the Boardwalk was fairly packed.
(Jan. 11, 2019) The chaotic holidays are officially over and life is back to normal.
(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.
(Jan. 4, 2019) Purchasing a condominium differs from buying a single-family home in more ways than the obvious.
(Jan. 4, 2019) It’s that time of the year where resolutions are in full swing; my goal for 2019 is to lose 13 pounds.
(Dec. 28, 2018) This is just my opinion, of course, but I think that every surfer should make their own surfboard at least once.
(Dec. 28, 2018) The economy is strong, but Maryland home sales in 2018 were suppressed due to higher prices, increasing mortgage rates and shrinking inventory.
(Dec. 28, 2018) Whether it is by chance or by choice, we have become a society where convenience and mass production has become the “norm.”
(Dec. 21, 2018) In recent articles, various Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP) initiatives have been highlighted.
(Dec. 21, 2018) “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.”
(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. 14, 2018) It’s that time of the year where holiday parties are in full swing.
(Dec. 14, 2018) Being the holiday and traditional gift-giving season, it might be a good idea to consider a proper gift for the surfer in your life.
(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.
(Dec. 7, 2018) Surfboard fins have been mentioned more than a few times in this column. It’s a fairly open-ended area of design and much can be said about it.
(Dec. 7, 2018) The reflection of loved ones is always within, but the holidays seem to heighten these memorable moments. Our loving recollections are priceless and are the essence of family.
(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. 30, 2018) Sharing interesting culinary trivia is fun and informative, especially for those who relish the art of cooking.
(Nov. 30, 2018) Seems like it has finally shown up.
(Nov. 23, 2018) Fins are a very important reason why surfboards do what they do.