When The Seller Won’t Budge

I'm representing a wonderful client with a nice home in College Park Woods. One of the nice things about the home is that there is no wolf at the door. The Seller isn't in a bind and there is no bank or "third party approval" that needs to get involved with the sale of the home.  … [Read more...]

Real Estate 101 – Letters of Intent

It's a crazy market out there! The Maryland Contract of Sale and all of the appropriate addenda for various inspections and jurisdictions, etc. can run to 40+ pages.  Even though most of it is boilerplate put together by lawyers, there are still a lot of blanks to fill in with … [Read more...]

A New Lockbox System

Tomorrow, I walk into a hotel ballroom in Greenbelt to convert all my Supra lockboxes and key access to Sentrilock lockboxes and key access. Woo! Hooo!!! Neighboring jurisdictions have converted long ago (and Montgomery County/Washington, DC will convert a little later this … [Read more...]

Will A New Administration Stimulate Home Sales?

Many of my clients are optimistic that a new presidential administration and a new Congress will usher in a new wave of potential home buyers. "Let's see what happens after the election." was common to hear. I believe the thinking is that important factors like price and … [Read more...]

Absorption Rate and Other Stats for College Park and Berwyn Heights

About once a month I run stats for the the 20740 zip code that includes College Park and Berwyn Heights.  Both these towns share the same zip and homes in these towns are close to the University of MD, METRO for a quick commute to downtown DC, great commuter routes like the … [Read more...]