NEWS FOR SELLERS

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One Simple, Inexpensive Action Few Home Sellers Take

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE “A home inspection is one of the last hurdles that buyers and sellers have to get through before the sale of the property is complete.” After that definitive declaration, the moving.com web site goes on to detail the importance of home inspections. It is unarguable—as far Read More

News of Wide Public Approval can Buoy Annapolis HOAs

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE Homeowner Associations simply don’t make for spine-tingling backdrops. Again this year, there are no HOA-themed musicals planned for off-Broadway debuts, and nary an HOA-themed mystery series is scheduled for Netflix or HBO this (or any) season. In fact, it’s hard to coax media writers to feature Read More

Will Spring Homebuying Season Favor Quick Decision-Makers?

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE If last week’s Realtor® Magazine commentary is accurate, the timing for Annapolis’s peak homebuying season looks as if it is apt to return to traditional seasonal patterns—unlike what happened in 2020. If the economists at the National Association of Realtors are reading the tea leaves correctly, Read More

Selling Your Annapolis House as Buyer Preferences Change

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE When you’ve been in the same home for quite some time, selling your Annapolis house to today’s buyers probably means studying market preferences that differ somewhat from those that were current the last time. If you check up on the Top Ten lists of features buyers Read More

How Annapolis’s Groundhog Day Narrowly Misses the Point

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE Most local folks will be reminded that Tuesday is Annapolis’s Groundhog Day via the media circus surrounding Punxsutawney Phil’s televised prognostication. Few, if any, will question how February 2 came to be the rodent’s day of reckoning. Although NOAA says Phil’s predictions are less accurate than Read More

Annapolis Homes for Sale during Emotionally Trying Times

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE You can bet that just about every one of the Annapolis homes currently for sale is owned by someone whose wish is for a rapid sale to a buyer who will be delighted that their offer was accepted. For this happy tableau to play out in Read More

U.S. Listings Odd Couple: Scant Inventory, Brisk Sales

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE We keep reading about the widespread shortfall in U.S. home listings—usually credited for the steady rise in prices. For the typical Annapolis homeowner inclined to sell anyway, you’d think those conditions are reason enough to add their property to the Annapolis listings. It seems unlikely. Evidently, Read More

Sudden Move Brings New Jitters for Mortgage Rate Stability

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE Annapolis homeowners and the Annapolis Realtors® and mortgage professionals who serve them aren’t the only ones who keep an eye on the day-to-day gyrations of home loan interest rates. Every move is so consequential to the rest of the national economy that even minor tics get Read More

Annapolis House-Hunting Roles Changing for Men and Women

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE There’s no shortage of research and insights into how men and women differ when it comes to consumer attitudes—but scarcely any that deals specifically with the most important purchase either sex makes: buying a home. A while back (2013), Realtor® Magazine did tackle the topic in Read More

Five Major Real Estate Trends: ‘Steady as She Goes!’

DAVIDSONVILLE, ANNAPOLIS, EDGEWATER, ARNOLD AND SEVERNA PARK REAL ESTATE Dave Ramsey is a standout among media finance coaches. It’s hard to disagree with his brand of commonsensical counsel that eschews shortcuts and paths to riches that depend on newly concocted strategies. Annapolis readers and listeners who rely on his consistently risk-averse advice learn to avoid Read More

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