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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 [...]

710, 2014

Creating a Healthy Marketplace

October 7th, 2014|0 Comments

By Sharon Rodgers Welcome to my 1st blog. As I look forward to my year as President of GBBR & my theme "Creating a Healthy Marketplace", I will need input & ideas from everyone. Please consider getting involved at GBBR & taking advantage of all GBBR has to offer its [...]

3107, 2014

Billion Dollar Deals for OUR Data!

July 31st, 2014|0 Comments

By John Manchester I'm just throwing this out there because some agent has got to be thinking the same thing. By now you've seen the numbers for the Zillow/Trulia deal. This is huge. They are paying that kind of money for our listing information.  I come from the days of CMMLS and [...]

2207, 2014

CSST – Flexible Gas Piping Hazards in Homes.

July 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

By Thomas Witt You may have noticed in some homes a newer kind of piping for gas supplies. Yellow jacketed flexible gas pipe known as CSST ( Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing ) has been replacing black steel pipe which has been used for many decades. While CSST has been around [...]

2605, 2014

Smoke Detector Issues and advances.

May 26th, 2014|0 Comments

By Thomas Witt Requirements for placement of smoke detectors have changed over the years and for the better. The current standard is to have smoke detectors in every bedroom and on every level of the home. And that the detectors must be interconnected so that if the smoke detector [...]

2403, 2014

Radon Testing in Baltimore Metro

March 24th, 2014|0 Comments

By Thomas Witt I've been performing radon tests for years in the Metro area as an auxiliary part of a home inspection and probably find an elevated radon level that requires action about 3 out of 10 tests. Certainly we don't have a serious radon problem in our area [...]

1102, 2014

Top 6 Things That Can Make a Home Difficult to Insure

February 11th, 2014|0 Comments

By Randall Schreffler Top 6 Things That Make a Home Difficult To Insure A client recently asked me; “Why does it seem like finding home owners insurance is so difficult for me..ahhhh”? This particular client had a home that seemed to have many of the most common elements that [...]

1102, 2014

Valentines Brings Diamonds and Earings

February 11th, 2014|0 Comments

By Randall Schreffler Jewelry Protection Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it! Ah, Valentine’s Day is near, and love is in the air. Well, love and a few other things, such as chocolates, romantic dinners, candy hearts that say “Be Mine” - and, of course, jewelry. It’s [...]

602, 2014

How Are Home Values Determined On A Home Owners Policy?

February 6th, 2014|0 Comments

By Randall Schreffler This is a question I am asked a lot when delivering homeowners insurance quote to a new home buyer. The answer is quite simple, but not as one might expect. Many realtors and homeowners see the home value determined by the insurance carrier and wonder how, [...]