A Quickie Look At College Park, MD Real Estate Stats

It's important, from time to time to look at real estate market trends. So, herewith, are some trends in the College Park, MD area - the 20740 zip code - which includes College Park and Berwyn Heights. Berwyn Heights, as most know, is a separate municipality with its own form … [Read more...]

Pricing Your Home From Online Research Is Wrong

Back in the olden days, if you wanted to know what houses were for sale you had two choices: ride around and look for signs or call a real estate agent and ask. If you wanted to know the price of homes for sale, you had one choice: call a real estate agent and ask. Then came … [Read more...]

Five Real Estate Stats for Bowie, MD | 20715

Bowie, MD is getting to be a "big city". It's not like the smaller towns I've written about in my previous posts about College Park, Beltsville and Greenbelt. All those places are one zip code towns (in the case of College Park, the 20740 zip code actually incorporates a … [Read more...]

Five Real Estate Stats For Greenbelt, MD

Greenbelt, MD is a town a little to the east of College Park, MD.  It has a rich history as a planned community. No, not planned like Columbia, MD or Reston, VA although Greenbelt may well have been the model for those more contemporary cities. Greenbelt was planned way back in … [Read more...]

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...]