(June 14, 2019) The Ocean City Beach Patrol didn’t always have four-wheelers as a piece of equipment.
(June 14, 2019) Every week in this fine newspaper a Commentary page appears which includes the masthead, an always timely and comedic cartoon by Marc Emond and an equally amusing column entitled “Public Eye.”
(June 14, 2019) If the thought of luscious French toast triggers one to a state of delightful bliss, get ready for a mouthful of sweet inspirations.
(June 7, 2019) The art of entertaining is a chance to pull back the curtain and allow guests to be part of your whimsical merriment.
(June 7, 2019) It might come as a surprise to learn that one of the most important skills a lifeguard uses is the scan.
(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 31, 2019) The process of education encourages the asking of questions and the understanding of how these uncertainties have come about.
(May 31, 2019) It’s so exciting to be at the beginning of another summer season in beautiful Ocean City.
(May 31, 2019) Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are smaller units added to a property, sometimes called “in-law suites” or “granny-flats.”
(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 24, 2019) Once the first day of the summer season makes its glorious mark, I think it is safe to say that we are all about letting those sunny vibes flow with absolutely no cares in the world.
(May 24, 2019) What is the actual reality when a chef presents his creation? More specifically, how does a chef perceive a particular dish at the moment of completion?
(May 17, 2019) If you watch the regional news stations, you may have seen the television ads for a real estate company called Redfin.
(May 17, 2019) If one was asked to describe and define a mushroom, how would you respond?
(May 10, 2019) Is a culinary masterpiece attainable?
(May 10, 2019) Anyone who sells a property in Maryland, but is a “non-resident” of the state, must pay a withholding tax at the time of the sale of their property.
(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.
(May 3, 2019) In order to justify a particular style of cooking, the notion of experimentation must come into play.
(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.