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510, 2018

Global Business Dialogues and Negotiations

October 5th, 2018|0 Comments

In a competitive market, it is no longer a luxury or fad for corporations to become a part of international community. More than ever before, organizations are expanding their operations and marketing activities beyond national boundaries. Contract manufacturing, reaching out to more suitable investors, and realizing economies of scale are a [...]

410, 2018

Getting Started as a New Agent

October 4th, 2018|0 Comments

By Melissa Evans, REALTOR, ABR, SRS, PSA Welcome to an exciting career! It can take some time and effort to get started as a new agent, but once you’ve built up your business, you’ll enjoy the flexibility and rewards of life as a REALTOR. Now that you’ve completed your [...]

410, 2018

First Time Home Buyers Article for GBBR due July 30th

October 4th, 2018|0 Comments

First Time Home Buyers, steps to finding the right agent, getting prequalified, making a wish list of must haves and compromising, working within your budget, home buying process (showings to offer to settlement) Step 1 - First Time Buyers – How do I find the “right agent”? Buying your [...]

410, 2018

GBBR Legislative Update

October 4th, 2018|0 Comments

As legislative counsel for GBBR, we track all local and state legislation affecting anything related to property rights and real estate. Please see a breakdown below of both recent activity in Baltimore City and the State: Baltimore City At the end of 2017 leading into 2018, Baltimore City Councilman [...]

410, 2018

2018 Tax changes Summarized – Individual 1040

October 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Most tax brackets decreased 3% with the maximum rate of 39.6% for 2017 and 37% for 2018 401K deferrals are limited to $18,000 in 2017 and $18,500 in 2018 Maximum child tax credit amount per child was doubled for 2018 to $2,000 per “qualifying child” with phase outs as [...]

108, 2018


August 1st, 2018|0 Comments

By Robert Curtin Agents and Brokers;  If you have rental units in the City of Baltimore that you are managing,  selling or renting for your clients; Beginning August 1st, (tomorrow), the City of Baltimore requires ALL rental units to be inspected by Licensed Home Inspectors and file the new inspection [...]

603, 2018

Do you want to delight your customers and close more transactions?

March 6th, 2018|0 Comments

By Deizshel Setzer The key to any great relationship is being reliable and dependable. Theere are not many things in life that are certain.  There are somethings that should never waiver -trust, honesty and integrity.  I am uniquely different as my inbreed heritage realizes that exceptional service is a requirement.  [...]

2202, 2018

Ready to buy a home that needs some tender loving care?

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

By Deizshel Setzer For years many have overlooked a federal program that requires a little sweat equity to make their dream home a reality.  The FHA 203k program.  This programs allows buyers to remodel, revamp and update the home to their specific design.  It will transition an ugly swan [...]

1810, 2017

Open House Incidents – Protect Your License and Yourself

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

By Greg Alford First, let me just say I'm not an attorney. In saying that, I have not posted or commented on this board for a while. But I had some time the other day and read a few posts where agents are taking pictures of Open House visitors that [...]

302, 2017

Office Admin Position Available

February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Joan Solomon The Lake Roland Office of Long and Foster is currently seeking to hire a full time (with benefits) , The job entails: Answering the phones Setting up appointments Doing constant contact Computer work Creating flyers Assisting the manager Monday thru Friday 9:00am to 5:00PM Lots of benefits [...]

1705, 2016

First Time Home Buyer Grants & Programs in Maryland

May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

By Mike Davis  As a first time buyer, purchasing your first home can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are many helpful programs and resources in the state of Maryland to aid you in the process. By taking a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the many different options offered, [...]

207, 2015

Direct Mortgage Loans Hosts Charity Golf Tournament Benefiting The Wounded Warrior Project

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

By Michael Paul Direct Mortgage Loans, supported by area real estate and financial businesses, hosted a golf tournament at Hayfields Country Club on Monday, June 29, 2015 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The event raised $20,000 and will be donated to Wounded Warrior Program to help raise awareness for [...]