Five Real Estate Stats For Beltsville, MD

You would think that with a name like Beltsville, MD there would be a huge belt factory. Or, maybe, it has something to do with the Washington Beltway.  It is neither. According to Wikipedia - the arbiter of all things - Beltsville history goes back to 1649 and evolved into … [Read more...]

Five Real Estate Stats For College Park, MD

My next five blog posts will focus specifically on real estate stats for five towns that I do business in and where a lot of my clients live. I'm starting off with College Park, MD. For whatever reason, I've done a lot of business in College Park over the years. It might … [Read more...]

Hot Tub Ownership 101: Buying a House With a Hot Tub

As a new owner of a home with a hot tub, you can't help but wonder if you'll net a high resale value when you go to sell. As realtors Mark Ski and Jesse Butler tell The New York Times, it depends. That hot tub will be the dream asset for some couples, but a potential deal breaker … [Read more...]

Bowie Baysox Family Fun Day – 2013

Last Saturday was the Bowie Baysox Family Fun Day. There was no game.  Just a bunch of people having some fun and checking out the stadium. There were lots of tables of area merchants and people promoting upcoming events.  In fact, that's why I was there. The Rotary Club of … [Read more...]

Daylight Saving Time Comes to College Park, MD

OK. Daylight Saving time is coming to the entire area. College Park, Annapolis, Bethesda, Greenbelt.  Everywhere on the East Coast. It doesn't come everywhere, though.  There are parts of the country that don't recognize Daylight Saving Time. They never change their clocks. … [Read more...]