Beautiful townhome for sale in Odenton, Md

Fortmeadehomes posted this 254 Views

  Three level end unit townhome in the heart of the Seven Oaks community. The main level features a hardwood entry foyer with closet and powder room, a large living room with bay window, formal dining room with sliding door to the deck, and eat in kitchen with hardwood flooring. There are three bedrooms upstairs, including the master bedroom with walk-in closet and private bath with dual sink vanity, the additional two bedrooms share another full bathroom. The lower level is fi...

PALM BEACH GARDENS HOMES FOR SALE INCLUDE MORE THAN 350 PRICED UNDER $450,000

Carol Clawson posted this 218 Views

With more than 350 homes on the market in Palm Beach Gardens priced under $450,000 there is bound to be a house that is just right for most buyers. Renters trying to decide whether to continue as tenants or move forward with a purchase should financially compare both options. The median rent paid in Palm Beach Gardens is now more than $2200 a month, meaning half pay more and half pay less.  So what price home can be purchased where payments will roughly equal the median rent payme...

PALM BEACH GARDENS HOMES CAN BE MORE AFFORDABLE TO BUY THAN TO RENT

Carol Clawson posted this 213 Views

Trying to decide whether to continue renting in Palm Beach Gardens when your lease is up or take the plunge and buy a home? The best way to decide is to financially compare both options.   The median rent in Palm Beach Gardens in November 2014 was $2208 per month meaning half the units rented for more and half rented for less.   So, what can you buy and pay $2200 a month or less for your housing cost?     Interest rates for a conventional loan or...

PALM BEACH GARDENS HOMES CAN BE MORE AFFORDABLE TO BUY THAN TO RENT

Carol Clawson posted this 536 Views

Trying to decide whether to continue renting in Palm Beach Gardens when your lease is up or take the plunge and buy a home? The best way to decide is to financially compare both options.   The median rent in Palm Beach Gardens in November 2014 was $2208 per month meaning half the units rented for more and half rented for less.   So, what can you buy and pay $2200 a month or less for your housing cost?     Interest rates for a conventional loan or...

How to improve the air quality in your home ?

Crosbychery posted this 453 Views

There are top 5 Steps to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality     1. Keep Air Circulating   Even when the weather is cool, open the windows to let in fresh air. If it's simply too cold, run ceiling fans to keep air circulating. And don't forget to flip on the exhaust fan while you cook. Otherwise, noxious vapors, grease, and smoke are released into the air where they'll linger.2. Keep Your Floors Fresh Chemicals and allergens can accumulate in househ...

Homes for Rent Near Fort Meade MD

Fortmeadehomes posted this 290 Views

PCS season is upon us for our military clients at Fort Meade MD and that means lots to do to prepare for your move.  Sometimes you are starting from scratch in an unfamiliar area. You need a rental home, you know what you want in a neighborhood and home, but you have no idea what cities and counties are close to Fort Meade or what you can expect on pricing and features in your property.  Will you be able to take house hunting leave or do you have to choose a home sight unseen? &nbs...

Conventional Financing Appraisal and Underwriting Changes

Fortmeadehomes posted this 272 Views

If you are planning to use a Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) or Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) conventional loan to purchase a home in 2015 you’ll want to know about some upcoming changes to how they will be handling appraisals.  These changes could impact your home purchase or home sale with a delay or under valuation. In the past, when purchasing a home with a conventional loan, the lender has required an appraisal by a qualified, loca...

2015 BAH Housing Allowance Rates for Fort Meade MD 20755

Fortmeadehomes posted this 576 Views

  The 2015 BAH rates are here.  This year we will see an average increase of $17 per month even though there was a removal of two factors from the computation (1% Removed from BAH, The Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act reduced housing rates on average one percent for service members and Renter's Insurance which contributed to an average of 1% of the rates). The original bill would have a 5% reduction and the removal of renters insurance, leaving mem...

FHA to Reinstate Anti-Flipping Timeline

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Maryland home buyers who choose to use an FHA backed mortgage in 2015 will have another item to check on the list to be sure the house you want fits your needs.  A temporary waiver that allowed home flippers to rehab and immediately sell to FHA home buyers is set to expire on 12/31/2014.  This means that if you are looking at a home you and your agent will want to make sure of it's ownership status.  If the property has been purchased and owned by the existing owner for le...

Save Money with Regular Home Maintenance

TylerMN posted this 226 Views

While it is always a good idea to save some money by cutting back on energy consumption and by not using as much water, it is not a bad investment to do some home maintenance at home as well. This way you will be able cut down on calling out appropriate maintenance, and you will be able to spot any issues or damages even before they become a big problem. Moreover, by performing regular maintenance, you will exactly in what shape your home is in, and you will notice if there are any ne...