single family home: A Home Where OWNING is truly Cheaper than Renting - 07/06/09 06:16 AM
Many time you will see ads that say something like "Own for the same amount you're paying for rent". In the case of this beautiful, single family home in the Marlton section of Upper Marlboro, MD that would be completely true! Assuming that you have good credit and qualify for a 5.125% interest rate and an FHA mortgage, your monthly payments would be approximately $1500.00. Compare that against many 3 bedroom, 2 full bath apartment homes (or any other home, for that matter) and you can see that owning can be just as inexpensive as renting. If you factor in the … (3 comments)

single family home: Realtor.com - Enhanced Listing Package - 10/25/07 08:39 PM
A while back a Seller was really adamant that I make sure their home was on Realtor.com "with the yellow border".  Well, I went ahead and got the Realtor.com Enhanced Listing Package (at no small expense) and also their Featured Home package for one zip code (also not cheap).
The idea was that my listing would get soooo much more exposure and I would be able to customize my listings with additional photos, virtual tour, scrolling text, custom text description and more.
I'm wondering if it was worth it.  I haven't gotten any good calls as a result of Realtor.com.  What I do … (14 comments)

single family home: 5438 Taylor Street, Bladensburg, MD 20710 - 10/16/07 08:21 PM
Here's a nice starter home in a great location.  You can go to www.5438Taylor.com for more photos and a great Virtual Tour of the house.
3 bedrooms (one of the bedrooms in on the main level)2 full baths large unfinished basement with lots of space for storage or build it out for more roomsspacious backyard perfect for cook-outs and playing aroundextra long driveway for lots of off street parkingpriced at $284,900 -- a single family home for less that a lot of townhousesclose to the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, New Carrollton Metro station, buslines     Your New Home!!                  … (5 comments)