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Cheverly Market Update -March 2019

In hopes of not banging my head against the wall, I thought I would put some words on paper…and hopefully clear up some confusion about the Cheverly market. The head-banging is from the Redfin email that went out to lots … Continue reading

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New MLS – what does it mean to buyers and sellers?

We have a new MLS – Multiple Listing Service – in the Maryland-DC-Virginia area. Actually, it is a huge database, covering Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C, and West Virginia. Most agents aren’t licensed to sell real estate in … Continue reading

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Shifting market?

In the past 30 days, we’ve seen a shift in activity that indicates a slowing market. The question to ask – is this temporary, seasonal, or just the normal ebb and flow of markets in general? No markets keep steaming … Continue reading

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Helpful Data for Appealing Your Tax Assessment – Part 4 of 4

Here is the data to find your comparable sales. Part 1 of this series will give you an idea of how to use this data, but if you are confused or want further advice, call the Department of Assessments. They … Continue reading

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Appealing Your Tax Assessment – Part 3 of 4

A little about the Homestead Tax Credit: From SDAT: “To help homeowners deal with large assessment increases on their principal residence, state law has established the Homestead Property Tax Credit. The Homestead Credit limits the increase in taxable assessments each year to a fixed percentage.” … Continue reading

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