solomons real estate: Picture, Picture-Very Telling about Southern Maryland, MD Real Estate - 02/04/14 08:58 AM
Picture, Picture-Very Telling about Southern Maryland, MD Real Estate - It's no secret that pictures and presentation are important on the internet. Buyers form impressions about a property immediately - good and bad, depending on the pictures, among other factors such as description or property detail. Pictures are important to marketing - we all know that. It's important to buyers, but also to sellers so they can determine if their property will be well presented and attract a buyer.
Pictures are important in other ways to the process, too - namely the lender and even the appraiser when doing research. When speaking with … (0 comments)

solomons real estate: New Solomons Landing Listing - 303 Driftwood Lane, Solomons, MD 20688 - 01/13/14 07:37 PM
New Solomons Landing Listing - 303 Driftwood Lane, Solomons, MD  20688 - This beautiful three bedroom condo is nicely upgraded offering water views and the perfect maintenance free waterfront lifestyle. The kitchen is spacious with an island and breakfast area. The floor plan is open and flexible, and the large screened deck is an excellent outdoor space. Offered at $255,000.
 
303 Driftwood Lane, Solomons, MD  20688
 
        
 
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solomons real estate: New listing in Solomons Landing- 506 Runabout Loop, Solomons, MD 20688 - 07/09/13 07:35 PM
New listing in Solomons Landing- 506 Runabout Loop, Solomons, MD 20688  The great water view and the community amenities create the perfect lifestyle! Enjoy watching the marina activity-relax in the community gazebo. This beautiful unit lives like a two bedroom with a bonus room that can be used as a bedroom, den, office, sitting room - approximately 1300 sq ft  This open floor plan is very flexible. Great upgrades in beautiful kitchen and bath-great storage too, with an extra large walk-in and other closet space. Great value offered at: $212,000
506 Runabout Loop, Solomons, MD 20688 
  
  
 
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solomons real estate: Calvert Library Interim Southern Branch in Solomons, MD is Now Open - 06/22/13 07:48 PM
Calvert Library Interim Southern Branch in Solomons, MD is Now Open - While the opening of the Calvert Library Southern Branch in Solomons, MD is an interim library until a permanent location is established in Lusby Town Center, the library is a welcome addition to Solomons. The library is within walking distance to the majority of Solomons residences. When showing buyers Solomons properties for sale, buyers are excited to know that the library will be available to them, a great compliment to this charming waterfront village that offers great restaurants and shops as well as opportunities to take in art, history, … (1 comments)

solomons real estate: Calvert County Real Estate Prices YTD 2013 - 06/10/13 08:23 AM
Calvert County Real Estate Prices YTD 2013 - Calvert County prices continue to trend up when comparing this point of 2012 vs 2013 -  Up 7% when comparing YTD Calvert Median Sales price May 2013, $280,299 vs YTD May 2012, $262,000.

The Calvert County median sales price for all of 2012 was $286,400, 2.65% higher than the $279,000 2011 median.  While the current median sales price is lower than 2012 median, it is important to consider that the first 5 months of this year are looking better than 2012 and with that trend sets the pace to end up above 2012 for … (0 comments)

solomons real estate: Summer Concerts at the Calvert Marine Museum 2013 - 05/19/13 10:32 AM
Summer Concerts at the Calvert Marine Museum 2013 - The summer concert series at the Calvert Marine Museum was kicked off on Friday, May 17 with The Band Perry, who appeared this past week in the season 12 finale of American Idol. This Solomons, MD waterside concert venue has become a great place to enjoy top name music entertainment. 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
Other concerts schedule for summer 2013 at the Calvert Marine Museum:
 
July 5, Daughtry and 3 Doors Down
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solomons real estate: New Harbor View Building Listing in Solomons Landing - 723 Runabout Loop, Solomons, MD 20688 - 05/15/13 11:34 AM
New Harbor View Building Listing in Solomons Landing - 723 Runabout Loop, Solomons, MD  20688 - This water front condominium unit in Solomons Landing is exceptional in every way, from fabulous upgrades to an outstanding water view in charming Solomons, MD. The water view just doesn't stop - from the main living area to the master bedroom and den - all accessing a private deck. The hardwood floors, granite and built-in china cabinet in the gourmet kitchen, totally upgraded baths, are just a few of the many upgrades found in this beautiful condo. The storage is great - dual walkin closets in … (0 comments)

solomons real estate: New 3 Bedroom Listing in Solomons Landing - 351 Driftwood Lane, Solomons, MD 20688 - 05/15/13 11:10 AM
New 3 Bedroom Listing in Solomons Landing - 351 Driftwood Lane - What a great condominium unit in Solomons Landing. It offers 3 bedrooms - over 1600 sq feet of living space with a versatile open floor plan. The wood floors and gas fireplace create an inviting main living area. A light and bright kitchen with a breakfast area, island, and gas cooking will be loved by cooks. Separate laundry room and large deck too. The Solomons Landing amenities complete this perfect waterfront community lifestyle. $245,000
 
351 Driftwood Lane, Solomons, MD  20688
      
 
 
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solomons real estate: Calvert and Saint Mary's County Spring Real Estate Market - 04/11/13 01:44 PM
Calvert and Saint Mary's County Spring Real Estate Market - Median Sales Prices are improved in both Calvert and Saint Mary's Counties in the first quarter of 2013 as compared to Median Sales Prices in the first quarter of 2012. These increases reflect a better start to the year which hopefully will translate to a positive trend for real estate prices in these two Southern Maryland counties throughout 2013.
 

 
Calvert County, 1st Quarter 2013
 
Calvert County, MD Real Estate Prices Improve 4.9% in 1st quarter of 2013, $270,712 in 2013 vs 258,000 in the 1st Quarter of 2012, but … (1 comments)

solomons real estate: Southern Maryland Home Prices Show in Improvement in 2012 - 01/22/13 06:45 AM
Southern Maryland Home Prices Show in Improvement in 2012 - Home prices are showing improvement in many areas throughout the country with prices in Calvert County and St. Mary's County in Southern Maryland reflecting improvement trending as well.
Southern Maryland Median Sales Prices in 2012

Calvert County   +2.8%
$286,400 2012 vs $278,500 in 2011

St. Mary’s County   +6.4%
$275,000 2012 vs $258,500 in 2011
(Source RBI Intel)

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solomons real estate: The Alumni Players Presents Friends to the End - 01/21/13 06:13 AM
The Alumni Players Presents Friends to the End - After a 2012 absence, The Alumni Players return to Our Lady Star of the Sea in Solomons, MD this year for another fine theatre presentation on January 25-26 and February 1-2. This is a great evening - great entertainment and food - you won't want to miss it.
 

 
Coastal Living Magazine  has named Solomons, MD as one of America's Happiest Seaside Towns.
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solomons real estate: Solomons Christmas Walk - December 7-8, 2012 - 12/05/12 10:58 AM
Solomons Christmas Walk - December 7-8, 2012   The Solomons Christmas Walk will be held December 7-8, 2012, presented by the The Solomons Business Association for the 28th year. The schedule of events kicks off at 6:00 pm on Friday, December 7 with the tree lighting ceremony and the arrival of Santa. There are many events planned with crafts, live music, refreshments, live nativity scene, boat parade and more.
 
 
Coastal Living Magazine  has named Solomons, MD as one of America's Happiest Seaside Towns.
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solomons real estate: Solomons, MD - 13452 Lore Pines Lane, Harbor Point - Open 11/11 1-4 - 11/09/12 07:17 AM
Solomons, MD - 13452 Lore Pines Lane, Harbor Point - Open 11/11 1-4  - This exceptional colonial in Harbor Point in Solomons, MD is beautifully appointed. Live the waterfront lifestyle - keep your boat at the included boat slip in the community marina.
This home features impressive upgrades and professional landscaping creating the perfect setting. What a wonderful home in this Solomons water access community!
13452 Lore Pines Lane, Solomons, Maryland, 20688 - Harbor Point

         
        
              
 
Coastal Living Magazine  has named Solomons, MD as one of America's Happiest Seaside Towns.
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solomons real estate: Solomons Landing - Waterfront Marina Community - 10/24/12 10:05 AM
Solomons Landing - Waterfront Marina Community. If you are a boater, you know that if you want to enjoy your boat on weekends, it leaves very little time for maintaining a home and to have time to enjoy boating. Solomons Landing in Solomons, Maryland offers the perfect option - the best of both worlds - no maintenance and waterfront homes, many with water views, with a community marina giving you the best opportunity to enjoy boating and your valued time for relaxation.
This beautiful community is less than 1 hour from the DC metro area, Solomons  having many local attractions and events, … (0 comments)

solomons real estate: Solomons, Maryland - Amazing Sunsets - 10/24/12 09:23 AM
Solomons, Maryland - Amazing Sunsets. When I came to my present broker, I knew that our location offered much to those selling or seeking waterfront properties in Southern Maryland. However, I didn't think very much at the time about the quality of life just being in the office would bring to me. I now have a collection of amazing photos from this beautiful spot. Here is one of many incredible sunsets on Solomons Island, Maryland:

 
More Solomons Sunsets:
Seize the Moment in Solomons, Maryland
Solomons, Maryland - Another Beautiful Sunset Captured
Solomons, MD - Always a Great Day in Solomons
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solomons real estate: How’s the Market ? – Beware of Generalizations - 10/03/12 10:08 AM
How’s the Market ? – Beware of Generalizations.  As a Realtor, the one question that I am most often asked by friends and people I meet - foremost in people’s minds - is “How’s the Market?”.  Well, that question is one that I can always answer with some specifics about the Calvert and St. Mary’s counties real estate markets.
Calvert County median sales price YTD(August)
$280,000 vs. $278,000 in 2011, +.7%
 
St. Mary's County median sales price YTD(August)
 
$269,900 vs. $255,000 in 2011, +5.8%
 
 
However, that discussion evolves beyond the local markets as I feel that people … (4 comments)

solomons real estate: Patuxent River Appreciation Days 2012, Solomons, Maryland, October 6-7 - 09/24/12 11:44 AM
Patuxent River Appreciation Days 2012, Solomons, Maryland, October 6-7 - The Patuxent River Appreciation Days  festival returns to the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, Maryland on October 6-7, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Enjoy toy boat building, harbor cruises, music, arts and crafts, local wine tasting – Parade at 2:00, Sunday, October 7.
 

 


Coastal Living Magazine  has named Solomons, MD as one of America's Happiest Seaside Towns.
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See The Beautiful Waterfront Condos in Solomons Landing - Sales Office in The Knoll Building (Newtown Road entrance) Open Thursday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.
 
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solomons real estate: Solomons, Maryland - Another Beautiful Sunset Captured - 09/20/12 09:57 AM
Solomons, Maryland - Another Beautiful Sunset Captured - I write often about Solomons, Maryland, the beautiful Southern Maryland waterfront community where I live and work.  My good friend Bob Smith was the first place winner in the Senior Arts Competition  sponsored by Calvert County seniors centers (There are various classes available at the three senior centers throughout Calvert County) giving me the chance to share one more incredible Solomons photo op.

 
 
In addition, art classes are available at Annmarie Gardens in Solomons, Maryland.

 
 
 









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solomons real estate: Solomons Landing - 1202 Back Creek Loop - Open 8/18, 1-4 - 08/14/12 11:18 AM
Solomons Landing - 1202 Back Creek Loop - Open 8/18, 1-4 - This beautiful unit is a great waterfront option in charming Solomons. You will love the extra large deck overlooking the water and gorgeous custom kitchen - with many other updates and upgrades. Enjoy great community amenities and the island lifestyle.
 
1202 Back Creek Loop, Solomons, MD  20688 -

Coastal Living Magazine  has named Solomons, MD as one of America's Happiest Seaside Towns.
Solomons Landing
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solomons real estate: Calvert County, MD - I Know, I Know - Who Wants to Read Blogs About Market Stats? - 08/13/12 10:40 AM
Calvert County, MD - I Know, I Know - Who Wants to Read Blogs About Market Stats?- - Stats are dry. Stats are boring. I know, but if they are analyzed in a meaningful way and applied to your specific situation, however tempted you might be to snooze, they can be a valuable tool. 
Notice I use the word tool. Many times several tools have to be used to complete a job. When the job is formulating a sound real estate decision, stats are a tool - a piece of the puzzle, and can be a very helpful one at that.

After … (0 comments)