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.
There are over four million incidents of housing discrimination every year. How to proceed if you are one of the homeowners who’s experienced this.
“When housing markets are fair, individuals have access to better economic opportunity and the ability to build more wealth.”
Conventional loans have become more competitive, and are now available through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with down payments as low as 3%.
Cities are working to address the lack of affordable housing as a means to boost homeownership opportunities. Small-dollar mortgages could help.
Outdoor heating is an essential for your outdoors space. With so many options, it can be hard to know which type one is right for you.