(April 3, 2020) Meatloaf and mashed potatoes are comfort food at its best.
(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) Note: This article is by no means meant to counter a recent sign I saw about the closing of the Ocean City beach and Boardwalk due to the corona virus.
(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.
(March 20, 2020) The proverbial saying, “A chef is also an artist,” has more validity than one ever would expect.
(March 20, 2020) Every aspect of American life is being affected by COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), and that includes the real estate market.
(March 13, 2020) I had an interesting conversation with a friend recently and it reminded me of how the surf is subject to change with our beach break sand bottom conditions.
(March 13, 2020) Contracts of sale offer various contingency clauses that allow you to negotiate a contract or possibly render the contract null and void if necessary.
(March 13, 2020) Oysters Rockefeller are the subject of the day. If these tempting little morsels tickle your fancy, read on.
(March 6, 2020) The creator of the FICO score, Fair Isaac Corp, is going to make some changes to how credit scores are calculated.
(March 6, 2020) As I continue the path of progression, I find myself peering in the window of reflection.
(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”).
(Feb. 28, 2020) There is little that shapes the one’s culinary experiences as profoundly and persuasively as creativity.
(Feb. 21, 2020) Owners of a condominium unit or a unit in a homeowners association (HOA) must provide buyers what is referred to as a “resale package.”
(Feb. 21, 2020) March is around the corner and the thought of grilling tickles my fancy.
(Feb. 14, 2020) There are three kinds of agency relationships in Maryland: seller agency, buyer agency and dual agency.
(Feb. 14, 2020) Unexpected company can cause complete havoc if one does not have a few recipes that can be prepared on the spur of the moment.
(Feb. 7, 2020) Presale renovations are not a new concept, but according to an article in Realtor Magazine by the National Association of Realtors, they are becoming a new business model.
(Feb. 7, 2020) Years ago, I had the pleasure of befriending Mr. Nick BeLer, who co-owned the Prime Rib restaurant in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
(Jan. 31, 2020) Customary in the state of Maryland is a split of transfer and recordation charges between a buyer and a seller.
(Jan. 31, 2020) If one were to ask me what is my culinary point of view, I have to admit I would be torn between two themes.
(Jan. 24, 2020) “Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are many notes or colors, there are so many flavors – it’s how you combine them that sets you part.”
(Jan. 24, 2020) All homebuyers know they should get a home inspection, but a common misconception is that your home inspector will also cover inspecting for termites.
(Jan. 17, 2020) Land owners looking to subdivide existing parcels should understand the soil testing process as well as management areas and their significance.
(Jan. 17, 2020) Last week I had the opportunity and pleasure to speak to one of the most wizened guys in this whole surf thing.
(Jan. 17, 2020) Childhood obesity rate has more than tripled over the past four decades.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Surfing and traveling seem to go hand in hand and we’re coming up on a good time of year to take a trip.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Tacos, an international favorite, are tasty and easy to make. Tortillas, protein and accompaniments comprise this trinity of goodness.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Why build (or renovate) green?
(Jan. 3, 2020) The philosophy of possibility precludes existence and therefore is not in a state of actuality.
(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.
(Dec. 27, 2019) Christmas is over, but that does not mean it is time to relax as New Year’s celebrations are around the corner.
(Dec. 27, 2019) With many economists predicting a recession in 2019, we are entering the final days of this year and this decade in a good economy and a steady real estate market.
(Dec . 20, 2019) Winter surfing is a theme that can be almost endlessly discussed and so we’ll continue in that vein.
(Dec. 20, 2019) Certain dishes are synonymous with the holidays and bread pudding is a tasty example.
(Dec. 20, 2019) Buying a home is one of the single largest investments people will make in a lifetime.
(Dec. 13, 2019) I recently read a very interesting book authored by Susan Casey, “The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean.”
(Dec. 13, 2019) If a home doesn’t operate off of a public sewer facility, then a private in-ground wastewater treatment system is used to treat and dispose of household wastewater on-site.
(Dec. 13, 2019) According to French poet, Leon-Paul Fargue, eating oysters is “like kissing the sea on the lips.”
(Dec. 6, 2019) Landlords have an important decision to make when selecting a tenant to rent their investment property year-round.
(Dec. 6, 2019) What do you think is the most popular appetizer?
(Nov. 29, 2019) Cyber Monday hits the real estate market? It’s true, even real estate websites are offering marketing deals this holiday season to encourage online shopping for homes.
(Nov. 29, 2019) It is official, the holiday season has begun!
(Nov. 29, 2019) Ah, winter has started and with it “winter surfing.”