Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

OCTOBER MARYLAND HOME SALES MODEST

Residential home sales remain steady in October, with a 2.2 percent increase in market activity, according to the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR).  Home prices showed strong gains, with a rise of 7.5 percent in average prices and a gain of 7.3 percent for median price, as compared to the same time period in 2016

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Nov. 5

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the next household hazardous waste collection will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5. The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off of Radio Station Road in La Plata. Collection hours are 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

MHP Issues Final Assistance Checks to Victims of Flower Branch Apartments Fire

Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP) is pleased to announce that today we have issued the final assistance checks to the victims of the Long Branch Fire. Checks totaling about $320,000 are being distributed to the 61 families displaced by the tragic event as the last step in the emergency relief provided by MHP

SALES STAY STRONG IN SEPTEMBER

The month of September revealed continued steady sales with a 6.3 percent rise in home sales, according to the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR).  Once again, the smaller rural counties posted declines while the more populated areas had strong sales. Average and median prices made modest gains statewide, with increases of 0.2 and 3.8 percent respectively, as compared to September 2015.

STRONG SALES RESUME IN SEPTEMBER 2016

In a strong turnaround from the previous month, there was a 12.1 percent surge in home sales in August, according to the Maryland Association of REALTORS®, (MAR).  While there were declines in smaller rural markets, overall most counties had strong sales activity. Leading the pack was Frederick County with a 28.3 percent increase, followed by Charles County at 27.6 percent and Calvert County at 25 percent. Average price rose by 2.5 percent and median price climbed by 4.1 percent as compared to the same time period in 2015

STEADY MARKET CONTINUES IN MAY 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- Home sales remain strong with a 15.6 percent increase statewide from May 2015, according to the Maryland Association of...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled May 7

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the next household hazardous waste collection...

HOME SALES JUMP IN FEBRUARY 2016

Home sales increased by more than 21 percent in February, according to the Maryland Association of REALTORS®, (MAR).  All but two Maryland counties posted double digit and, in one case, triple digit increases in sales as compared to the same time period in 2015. Caroline County posted a modest 3.7% gain. Worcester County recorded a 12.9 decrease in sales.  Average prices saw a modest increase of 2.5 percent and median prices rose by 1.5 percent as compared to February 2015.

JANUARY 2016 CONTINUES TREND OF STABILIZATION

The first month of the new year has started with great promise with an increase of 14.2 percent in home sales, according to the Maryland Association of REALTORS®, (MAR). As compared to January 2015, average prices rose by 2.5 percent and median prices increased by 4.8 percent. Once again, smaller counties continue to experience declines in average and median price. Most notable Kent County with a decline of 32.2 percent and Talbot County with a decrease of 31.4 percent as compared to January 2015.

The housing statistics for November reflect a surprising increase in both average and median prices, according to the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR).  In a reversal from previous months, average prices rose by 3.0 percent and median prices by 3.2 percent. Overall, home sales climbed by 8.2 percent as compared to November of 2014.  However, eleven counties saw declines in housing sales ranging widely from 1.6 to 42.1 percent

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dec. 5

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the next household hazardous waste collection for this year will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5. The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off of Radio Station Road in La Plata.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Sept. 5

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the next household hazardous waste collection for this year will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5. The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off of Radio Station Road in La Plata. Collection hours are 9 a.m. – 3 p.m

HANNA ATTENDS MD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION 2015 SUMMER CONFERENCE

Henry Hanna, CCIM, SIOR, Senior Advisor with Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate recently attended the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) 2015 Summer Conference in Baltimore, MD. Professionals from across the state met at the World Trade Center to discuss state and economic development.

Work Session Scheduled for St. Charles Properties on Sept. 1

On Tuesday, Sept. 1 the Charles County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session on two proposed Planned Development Zone Amendments (PDZAs). During the work session, the Commissioners will review the following proposed amendments: PDZA #14-90 (18), Amendment to the Villages of Wooded Glen and Piney Reach Master Plan; and PDZA #14-90 (19), Amendment to the Fairway Village Master Plan.

INSLEY BRINGS CONCORD PET FOODS TO THE EASTERN SHORE

Tonney Insley, Advisor at Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce that Concord Pet Foods & Supplies will fill the space in the old Fran’s Appliance Store on Rt. 13 South in Salisbury, MD. The space is 7,000 SF and Concord signed a 3-year lease followed by a 5-year option. This is the 2nd Concord Pet Foods location in Maryland and the first on the Eastern Shore. Insley represented the tenant and SVN-Miller Advisor Bill Moore was the listing agent.

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