(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.
(Nov. 23, 2018) There is no question the pressure of the holiday season can be trying. The combination of cooking, entertaining and family can push one to the edge.
(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. 16, 2018) Thanksgiving is a time to feast and desserts are no exception; our family devours the sweet course with as much gusto as the first round.
(Nov. 16 2018) Almost by default, surfing has become a major part of my life, to the point of it being a job, even a career.
(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.
(Nov. 9, 2018) Hosting a special event takes precise planning and detailed preparation.
(Nov. 9, 2018) The Ocean City Surf Club (OCSC) is one of the premier organizations serving and contributing to this, our wonderful area.
(Nov. 2, 2018) Most people want to own their own home—it gives a sense of security and stability.
(Nov. 2, 2018) Out of all the vegetables that grace our bountiful tables, asparagus is the most majestic.
(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. 26, 2018) Is there anything more comforting than mouthwatering meatloaf and fluffy mashed potatoes? If you agree, read on.
(Oct. 26, 2018) No matter where you live or what you do it’s nice to get away.
(Oct. 19, 2018) Online companies continue to change and challenge the traditional real estate business model.
(Oct. 19, 2018) There is nothing more disconcerting than following the path of conventionality.
(Oct. 12, 2018) Finding a home online has become as easy as a few clicks, and there are many websites that offer similar property information.
(Oct. 12 2018) Choices are a daily occurrence and it is up to the individual to decide the path of direction.
(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.
(Oct. 5, 2018) The slightest shift in the seasons entices my palate toward a degree of difference.