(April 16, 2021) Today, 80 years ago, the Independent State of Croatia was created when Dr. Ante Pavelić declared the Provision for the Appointment of the Croatian State Government, which he signed as Poglavnik of the Independent State of Croatia.
(April 16, 2021) The expression, “Less is more,” is not always appropriate.
(April 16, 2021) In this sellers’ market, one tactic used by buyers is the “buyer love letter.”
(April 9, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, five Axis armies, from three countries, attacked the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
(April 9, 2021) Sometimes an unfortunate situation can have a happy ending.
(April 9, 2021) The state offers a unique program called Maryland SmartBuy, which can help buyers with student debt attain homeownership.
(April 2, 2021) This week, 80 ago, Axis forces under the command of Gen. Erwin Rommel captured an old Turkish fort in the middle of the desert at a place called El Mechili. El Mechili is a small village located 170 miles east of Benghazi, at the eastern end of Jebel Akhdar, which was a raise…
(April 2, 2021) Excitement fills the air as the Easter bunny hippety-hops its way to the Eastern Shore.
(April 2, 2021) Picture a not-so-untypical winter day. It’s overcast, foggy, misty, cold and penetrating.
(April 2, 2021) Customary in the State of Maryland is a split of transfer and recordation charges between a buyer and a seller.
(March 26, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, the Royal Navy administered a decisive defeat to the Regia Marina Italia in the Battle of Cape Matapan, south of the island of Crete.
(March 26, 2021) Now that spring is officially here, your menu should reflect the warmer temperatures.
(March 26, 2021) According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales declined in February, following gains in both January 2021 and December 2020. However, all four U.S. regions recorded year-over-year gains.
(March 19, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, the new German commander of the Deutsches Afrikakorps (DAK) struck his first blow when he captured El Agheila from the British.
(March 19, 2021) Change is in the air more ways than one.
(March 19, 2021) 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.
(March 12, 2021) Saint Patrick’s Day is finally here! The day of green is rich in tradition and notorious for its celebratory festivities.
(March 12, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, U-99, skippered by Otto Kretschmer, one of Germany’s most famous U-boat commanders, had just fired the last of her torpedoes, when she was spotted by British destroyers southeast of Iceland in the North Atlantic.
(March 12, 2021) Since 2015, the state of Maryland has made it mandatory for all properties built prior to 1978 to have a new lead inspection certificate at each change of occupancy.
(March, 5, 2021) Eighty years ago, this week, U-47 commanded, by Günther Prien, was attacked and sunk in the North Atlantic, west of Ireland, by destroyers HMS Wolverine and HMS Verity. This happened not long after Prien was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander.
(March 5, 2021) There is nothing more comforting on a cold, dreary day than a bowl of spicy chili and an ice-cold beer.
(March 5, 2021) Anyone who sells a property in Maryland, but is a “non-resident” of the state, must pay a withholding tax.
(Feb. 26, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, after a siege lasting more than a month, Free French troops, under the command of Col. Philippe François Marie Leclerc de Hauteclocque (“Leclerc”) finally captured Kufra, an oasis in the Sahara Desert that lies 530 miles south of Tobruk and the Medite…
(Feb. 26, 2021) I don’t know about you, but I have just about had it with this weather.
(Feb. 26, 2021) The Worcester County Forest Conservation Law was enacted under the Maryland Forest Conservation Act of 1991, requiring all county governments to adopt local forest conservation programs.
(Feb. 19, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, the Tirpitz, the second and last battleship of the Bismarck class, was commissioned. It was launched on April 1, 1939, and christened by Großadmiral (Grand Admiral) Alfred von Tirpitz’ daughter, Ilse von Hassel. Both the Tirpitz and the Bismarck were …
(Feb. 19, 2021) The transitory of time is an incredible experience if one has the courage to stay in the moment.
(Feb. 19, 2021) The saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” is especially true in selling a home in today’s world, where practically all house shoppers start their search online.
(Feb. 12, 2021) Eighty years ago today, German Gen. Erwin Rommel arrived in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Before his departure from the North African shore, he would earn the sobriquet “The Desert Fox,” and the admiration of friend and foe alike.
(Feb. 12, 2021) How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
(Feb. 12, 2021) Crummy surf. It’s an issue that any surfer has to face, anywhere in the world, but all too often on the East Coast of the United States.
(Feb. 12, 2021) Lack of inventory, rising prices, multiple offers on new listings—all confirmation that we are indeed in a sellers’ market.
(Feb. 5, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, Commonwealth Forces completed the destruction of the remnants of the Italian Tenth Army at Beda Fomm in Libya.
(Feb. 5, 2021) Are you familiar with the expression, “We eat with our eyes?”
(Feb. 5, 2021) The National Association of Realtors published these tips for homeowners to help keep homes safe from freezing temperatures and avoid costly repairs.
(Jan. 29, 2021) Art is a highly diverse range of human skills that are engaged in creating visual or auditory artworks that express one’s imaginative and technical skills.
(Jan. 29, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, Commonwealth forces began assaulting Italian defenses at Keren, in Eritrea.
(Jan. 29, 2021) The preservation of agricultural land is important to Maryland.
(Jan. 22, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, the Australians continued their pursuit of the beaten Italian Tenth Army, now under the command of Lt.-Gen. Giuseppe Tellera, after capturing Tobruk.
(Jan. 22, 2021) The definition of habit is characterized as an automatic, unconscious action as opposed to an intentional, goal-related objective.
(Jan. 22, 2021) Most people are familiar with the VA Loan, which is a loan program through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
(Jan. 15, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, units of the French Navy achieved a victory over the Royal Thai Navy during the brief war between the two countries.
(Jan. 15, 2021) My family’s kitchen has always been a legislative platform for debating important issues such as the perfect pancake.
(Jan. 15, 2021) The Maryland Real Estate Commission is the regulatory agency that provides licenses to real estate brokers and agents.
(Jan. 8, 2021) Choices are a fact of life and sometimes selections come in the most unusual situations.
(Jan. 8, 2021) This week 80 years ago, after the 6th Australian Division, commanded by Gen. Iven Mackay, completed the capture of Libyan port of Bardia, it continued its westward advance and began the assault on the fortress of Tobruk.
(Jan. 8, 2021) The year 2020 in real estate ended very strong. Here’s an “at a glance” recap of some of the various market stats.
(Jan. 8, 2021) We’re coming off a nice fall season. The weather was good and the waves consistent.
(Dec. 25, 2020) This week, 80 years ago a regiment of the 6th Australian Division, under the command of George Wootten, was besieging the Italian garrison of Giarabub, commanded by Maj. Salvatore Castagna.
(Dec. 25, 2020) Christmas is finally here!
(Dec. 25, 2020) This year has produced noticeable real estate market shifts, and in many cases the surge in real estate demand was fueled by the effects of covid-19.