Happy 2017! Will The Housing Market Be Happy, Too?

It's been awhile since I posted anything and one of my New Year's resolutions is to get back into the groove of posting more information about the housing market in the Maryland Suburbs of Washington, DC.  I'll also be sharing some of my thoughts and observations. Some might be … [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...]

Why Home Buyers Need To Be Decisive

Back in the early 2000s, home buyers needed to make split second decisions about a home or risk losing it to another home buyer within the hour. Sometimes those decisions turned out to be good.  Sometimes, not so good. Back in those days, though, it wasn't so much about the house … [Read more...]

A Quick Look At College Park, MD Real Estate Stats

Average Sold Price First, let's take a look at the average prices for homes sold in College Park. The blue line represents all the homes and the purple line represents all the single family homes.  The lines are pretty close because College Park is mostly single family homes. … [Read more...]

Is The Real Estate Market in the Maryland Suburbs Reaching Equilibrium?

In the following video there seems to be some encouraging signs that the real estate market in the Maryland Suburbs is beginning to reach an equilibrium.  This is the point where home prices stabilize because there are less than six months of housing supply available for sale and … [Read more...]