Category: Articles

Maryland’s “Cash for Clunkers” Appliance Program Launches April 22nd

This spring, the United States Department of Energy will be distributing nearly $300 million in rebates to consumers as

Purchasing “Short Sale” Versus “REO” Properties

As Realtors are well aware, in the current marketplace, a majority of sales transactions are either bank owned properties

The GCAAR Short Sale Addendum

Short Sales have dominated our marketplace as of late and in response to this, many Realtors are now familiar

IRS Provides Help for Buyers and Sellers

Real Estate Agents need to become familiar with the latest Federal initiatives to assist the housing market and to

Purchasing Bank Owned, Foreclosure and Short Sale Properties

A great deal has been written recently about the sale of Bank Owned or Foreclosed properties, as well as

Can You “Lock In” Your Loan Rate?

By David Parker, Esq. QUESTION: I am about to settle on a house and I am worried about the interest

Tax Deferred Exchanges and Investment Property

By David Parker, Esq. QUESTION: Several years ago, I purchased an investment townhouse which I have been renting out. The

Tax Deferred Exchanges and Investment Property

By David Parker, Esq. QUESTION: Several years ago, I purchased an investment townhouse which I have been renting out. The

The Real Estate Settlement Proceedure Act (RESPA)

By David Parker, Esq. QUESTION: I have been reading in the newspapers about attempts to change the whole real estate

Dealing with Affiliated Title Companies vs. Independent Ones

By David Parker, Esq. QUESTION: I have just signed a contract to buy a new house and now I must

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