From the Archive
By HOM Editor | January 1, 2020
In December, the median price of Maryland homes sold increased by 4.5%.
By HOM Editor | December 1, 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, statewide sales and price trends remain steady. Average home prices rose by 4.5 percent while the median price increased by 5.2 percent compared to the same time in 2018. For more details, see “Housing Market Remains Stable” f …
By HOM Editor | November 19, 2019
The start of the final quarter of 2019 reveals a steady real estate market throughout the state, according to housing statistics released by Maryland REALTORS®.
By HOM Editorial Team | April 9, 2015
With easy access to public transit becoming an increasingly important feature for homebuyers in urban areas, the Greater Capital Association of REALTORS® (GCAAR) is working with state and local officials, developers and business leaders to make a rapid …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Oppose higher tax rates on real estate transactions
May 7, 2020
Howard County, MD residents are being asked to send a message to the Howard County Council to vote NO on proposed property tax increases.
New Taxes in Frederick County, MD
March 2, 2020
Residents were asked to speak out against an increase the “recordation tax” that is applied to real estate transactions to fund agriculture preservation in favor of other alternatives.
We Need the Maryland First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account
February 21, 2018
Maryland residents were asked to contact the state legislature in supporting of the Maryland First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account program.
Much like home prices, rents are also spiking, taking upwards of 53% of family income, causing stress on wallets and crushing homeownership dreams.
Closing the wealth gap made is being more difficult by mathematical equations used to determine mortgage eligibility.
An influx of severe weather in places not used to such dangerous conditions has wreaked havoc on homeowners when it comes to insurance.
American families lose, on average, about $3,300 annually due to failed infrastructure. Did you ever hit a pothole and blow out a tire? That’s failed infrastructure. Did you ever lose power long enough, or does it happen frequently enough, where you ha …
When you pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in your kitchen, you can hold the glass up to the light and the liquid looks crystal clear. Next, doing your best impression of a wine connoisseur, you swirl the water around in the glass and tip it …