4 Steps to Determine the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper

4 Steps to Determine the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper

So, you’ve always wanted to buy a fixer-upper and flip it? I hear it all the time. All the flip or flop, fixer-upper TV shows make it look so easy. The reality is that you need to consider four key things before you invest all your savings in a fixer upper—only to...
Are Home Values Rising?

Are Home Values Rising?

People want to know if their home is worth more than last year. They often ask, “How’s the Market?” Well, the good news is that the overall home prices have increased this year. The year-to-date median sales price in Anne Arundel County is up 3.2%. In Calvert County,...
3 Reasons Not to Buy Your Dream Home

3 Reasons Not to Buy Your Dream Home

After house shopping for months, you finally find just the right property. You’re moving forward with the purchase, thrilled that you’ll be in the house before Christmas. What could make you walk away from the purchase of your dream home? Here are three reasons to...
When It’s Good To Be Second Best

When It’s Good To Be Second Best

This time of year, home sellers often ask me, “Is it too late to list our home for sale now?” They follow it up with, “Shouldn’t we wait until spring?” Contrary to popular belief, the fall, not the summer, is the second best time of year to sell your home. It’s true...