Pros and Cons of Prepaying Your Mortgage

mortgage prepay

There are some people who swear by paying their mortgages off early, but others say it is more beneficial to invest any money you would spend on prepayment elsewhere. Learning more about the various pros and cons associated with prepaying your mortgage can help you make better decisions about your own financial future. How Much […]


How Much House Can You Really Afford?

affording a house

Buying a house can be a terrifying challenge for first-timers, especially if they are not familiar with the preapproval process associated with getting a mortgage. It can be tempting to go check out every house on the market, but if you don’t know how much house you can afford, you may be setting yourself up […]


Does an Inground Pool Affect Property Value?

In ground Pool

If you’re interested in some fun projects that will provide your family with some fun and add to the value of your property at the same time, it’s likely that adding an inground pool has crossed your mind a time or two. However, according to the experts, adding a pool may not always be a […]


5 Tips for Working with Your First REALTOR

First Realtor

A REALTOR is a licensed agent who belongs to the National Association of REALTORS, which is the largest group of its kind in the country. If you’re buying your first home, then there’s a good chance you’ll also be working with your first REALTOR. Below are five tips for getting the most out of your […]


How to Clean the Outside of Your Home the Right Way

Home Pressure Washing

With spring in the air, there’s a good chance that you’re already working on getting the interior of your home all cleaned out. However, if you haven’t cleaned the outside part of your home, there’s no time like the present. Below are some helpful hints for scrubbing your home exterior and making things look like […]


SDAT’s 2019 Homeowners’ and Renters’ Tax Credit Applications Now Available

Tax Credit

The Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) today announced that 2019 Homeowners’ and Renters’ Tax Credit applications are now available. SDAT strongly recommends that Marylanders consider whether they may be eligible to receive a Homeowners’ or Renters’ Tax Credit and to submit an application before the deadline on September 3. These two tax credit programs alone saved […]