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2008 

Today is a very special day.                                  The one on the far right is mine. Well she picked the one on the left ( keep it quiet, he still thinks that he picked her). So, by picking him, he became mine too. Oh, did I mention the tiny one in the center? She showed up about a yea...
Posted almost 6 years ago
                                                                                  The whirlwind of events over the last few years have created changes in the housing market. Industry insiders, like real estate agents, mortgage brokers, appraisers, etc., use a language to describe what is going on...
Posted almost 6 years ago
                                                            Showing homes over the last month or so, I have noticed a new phenomenon. Bank owned properties seem to be missing appliances. In our market, it is customary that there is a stove and a refrigerator in the home. If you are selling, these...
Posted about 6 years ago
15 Comments
windfall DefinitionMoney received which was not expected and not a direct result of something the recipient did. There are mumurings that those dastardly oil company executives have earned excessive profits because of the rising price of gasoline/oil.  I will agree that the cost of a fill-up is b...
Posted about 6 years ago
I have been tossing this issue around. I probably have worn out my welcome with some subscribers.Sorry.I just can't let it go.The multiple listing service in this area is becoming clogged with short sales. I know some of them are being done in an orderly fashion. I know that most of them are not....
Posted about 6 years ago
 I live and work in close proximity to our Nation's Capital. I have experienced three score or more Springs. As April finds her way clear of chilly March winds and shakes of the dusty remnants of a long winter past........the world changes overnight.Bright blue skies frame delicate cherry blossom...
Posted about 6 years ago
10 Comments
One of the earliest hi-tech phrases was "garbage in - garbage out". I keep reading statistics. I keep reading blogs. I hear agents sharing the same stories. The market across the country is labled over-laden with inventory. Signs are in yards block after block. It is a buyer's market. Really...re...
Posted about 6 years ago
And then, and then ............along came the Maryland House and Senate.............It's a new ball game in the Free State now........Foreclosure Process Reform Bill - SB 216/HB 365(amending Real Property Article § 7-105.1)Signed into Law by Governor Martin O'Malley on April 3, 2008Effective as t...
Posted about 6 years ago
19 Comments
Was it really 40 years ago?  The media has a "new" focus for the day. CNN is running reports about the murder of Dr. King. I can not begin to count the number of times I have seen this image in the paper or on the television in the last couple days, much less the last couple hours.               ...
Posted about 6 years ago
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John MacArthur

Licensed Maryland/DC Realtor, Metro DC Homes
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