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Lusby Real Estate! 992 Side Saddle Tr., Lusby MD

Lusby Real Estate! Pristine Rambler in Chesapeake Ranch Estates. Three beds, 2 full baths, Gas fireplace, Brazilian Hardwood Flooring, Crown & chair molding throughout. Beautifully landscaped property with rear level fenced in yard. Large deck off of the kitchen and a carport that can easily be converted to a garage. This one level living lends to a perfect retirement home & a wonderful opportunity for a first time home buyer. Web: Lusby Real Estate

Minutes to Patuxent High School, Lusby Md 20657. Close to Lusby Town Center and Shopping Centers: Lusby Commons & Town Square, . Convenient cummute to Patuxent Naval Air Station and Solomons Island, MD 20688

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Southern Maryland Real Estate

Southern Maryland Real EstateSouthern Maryland Real Estate and marketing and selling new construction is basically the same in all parts of the country. Marketing and selling new construction is an art in itself. Many clients cannot visualize the location, topography, home dimensions, lot size on a vacant land. In order to market a home lot package and new construction you need to be creative so a potential buyer can visualize the end product. I have been involved in new construction many times in my real estate career. Homes ranging from small first time home buyers to million dollar waterfront estates in Southern Maryland Real Estate area.

I wanted to share this video I found on YouTube. Southern Maryland Real EstateJosh Flagg on “The Million Dollar Listing”, BRAVO TV show. Josh Flagg one of the three young million dollar listing agents, went above and beyond the typical real estate marketing ideas of new home construction. Josh had a life size picture of the high end home and depicts the actual length of the proposed home. He staked the corners and placed the banner in the permitted house location. How about that for visualization?

The community he was trying to sell was an exclusive golfing community. So, what else? A bag of golfing clubs, green, tee and golf balls! Josh engaged the group to tee off. This created many emotions from, playfulness, confidence, enthusiasm, and pleasure. Josh put the group in a relaxed mood. This enabled visualization of living in the neighborhood as well as promoting the amenities. I don’t think anyone will ever forget this property viewing. The down side – Josh didn’t count on a great golfer! lol

I think Josh has this taken marketing real estate for new construction to a new level. In this competitive and challenging real estate market, we must step outside the box and think of a more creative and fun way to sell Southern Maryland Real Estate and new construction.

We Realtor’s know that this show doesn’t represent our industry in the proper perspective and some of the episodes are so fabricated in representing our profession. Hey, it’s TV and they need to draw an audience to make it sell. Take the good with the bad a maybe learn a few things. Do you think BRAVO though of this marketing idea or Josh? Humm… So, for now we will say Josh! Personally, I think it is hillarious!

Southern Maryland Real Estate has many new constructions sites available in Calvert, St. Mary’s and Charles Counties. For additional information about Southern Maryland Real Estateand new home locations, subdivisions and spot lots please feel free to give me a call. Monique Hailer (443)532.5407 or email: moniquehailer@mris.com

If you are a Southern Maryland builder or developer and would like to list a spot lot, home package or subdivision in Southern Maryland Real Estate, please give me a call to discuss new marketing ideas.

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Annoucement! Monique Hailer Has Joined Century 21 New Millennium!

 I am so proud to annouce that I have decided to join Century 21 New Millennium!

CENTURY 21 (OFFICE NAME) is a full service real estate brokerage company specializing in (RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, FINE HOMES, RECREATIONAL ETC.) properties,

located at Southern Maryland.  Century 21 New Millennium will be opening a new office in Solomon’s Island. I will be joing the new office upon opening.

Century 21 Real Estate LLC (http://www.century21.com) is the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, providing comprehensive training,

 management, administrative and marketing support for the CENTURY 21 System.  The System is comprised of more than 7,800 independently owned and operated

franchised broker offices in 42 countries and territories worldwide. Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD).

 Ó 2006 Century 21 Real Estate LLC.  CENTURY 21 â is a registered trademark licensed to Century 21 Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity.  Each CENTURY 21 Office is Independently Owned and Operated.

 

Monique Hailer – Century-21 New Millennium

Mobile: (443)532-5407

Email: moniquehailer@mris.com

Website: www.somdforsale.com

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Chesapeake Ranch Estates!

Since 1958, Chesapeake Ranch Estates (CRE) has been an private community situated on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, just north of the mouth of the Patuxent River, in Calvert County, Maryland. CRE is located 60 miles off the Capitol Beltway (I-495) around Washington, DC, and 57 miles south of the Maryland state capital, Annapolis, home of the U.S. Naval Academy. The area’s major employment center is the nearby Patuxent River Naval Air Station and Headquarters of the Naval Air Systems Command, plus the literally hundreds of surrounding private companies that support that government facility providing analytical science and engineering consulting in the fields of aircraft development and flight testing.

CRE encompasses over 4000 private homes , each unique init’s own, on lots ranging from a quarter acre to over one acre, (67) miles of privately owned and maintained roads, Two private sandy beaches on Chesapeake Bay, Driftwood Beach and Seahorse Beach. Enjoy fishing & swimming or just taking in the gracious view. A small boat lauch for kayaking, jets ski’s & small water crafts lend to the ease of fun. Horse lovers enjoy the convience of the Equestrian riding stables. A large man-made freshwater lake for swimming, fishing and sailing w/ a snack bar and lifeguards during season. Oh yes, a private airpark with (28) surrounding homes having adjoining aircraft hangars along with a paved and lighted 2550-foot runway. How many coimmunities have this? Little League and neighborhood friends delight in football, soccor & baseball at the athletic field. CRE has a private Security Force, and plow their own roads usually before the county and state highway services clear the main highways outside of CRE’s three entrances.

Horseshoe Club Gardens Clubhouse

Shopping for food and daily needs is just one mile away in the brand new Lusby Town Center which features a wide selection of restaurants, banks, and many shops for your personal services. Visitors will find world class hotels including a Holiday Inn Select, Hilton Garden Inn, and a Comfort Inn – Beacon Marina just four miles away near Solomons Island , a major yachting center and tourist haven. The dining cuisine includes not only the local specialty Maryland seafood such as crabcakes and oysters, but all the many varieties of dishes you are accustomed to finding at finer restaurants and gourmet grocery markets worldwide. Excellent Calvert County schools are plentiful and close by for young families with children. Come see us by land, sea, or air, and experience more about CRE and the southern Maryland lifestyle. Vacation year round in the wonder community with so many amenities to enjoy after work or a day off. It’s a vacation spot close to work in a moderate Mid Atlantic climate.

Check out Hikercentral about CRE campgrounds! CRE”S Eastern Shore Breakwater Project, U.S.News – Best Places to Retire, Calvert Cliffs State Park Guide, Map of CRE

If you interested in looking for property in Chesapeake Ranch Estates please feel free to visit my webiste and search for homes or give me a call:

Monique Hailer – OBrien Realty (443)532-5407

Websites: Chesapeake Ranch Estates Southern Maryland Homes

Amenities:Airport, Campgrounds Clubhouse Driftwood Beach Gardens Horseshoe Club Lake Lariat

Seahorse Beach Stables

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A BRIEF BREAKDOWN FOR  FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS!

Qualifications for The $8,000 Tax Credit

  • The Tax Credit is for first-time homebuyers only! If you have not owned a home within the last three years this qualifies as a first-time home buyer.
  • The Tax credit does NOT have to be repaid
  • The Tax credit is equal to ten (10%) of the home’s purchase on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009
  • Paid through Tax Refunds filed 2010
  • Single Taxpayers with incomes up to $75,000 and married couples with incomes up to $150,000 annually qualify for the full tax credit

For additional resources and details goto Federal Housing Tax Credit .

For all those that have been waiting, I don’t think it is going to get better than this. Home Pirices have declined from 30-70% across the nation. Rates are historically low and should rise due to the new government debt. Rates are expected to go up over the next three years because of inflation and over supply of Debt.

The government loans are good loans. 100% financing is still available. RD Loan funding should be available within the next 30 days. I have a feeling that this money will go fast. So take advantage of it while the money is available.

If you would like to sign up for a  a FREE First-Time Home Buyer Class. Knowledge is powerful and we would love to pass it on…

Email: moniquehailer@mris.com Mobile: (443)532-5407 Website: Southern Maryland Real Estate

To Pre-Qualify for a loan please contact:

Ray Gagner (410)610-6478 Email: rgagner@cfmortgagecorp.com   Website: C&F Morgage

 

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We have all been hit financially, one way or another! So, it is time to take a look at ways to cut back your debt to offset your income and adjust our thinking. Most of us Americans did live beyond our means. Feeling the pinch, its time to alien our lives. Here are a few things that make help all that are reading.
 Property tax assessments have arrived in my area. To my surprise, I had two adjacent lots (same size) assessed or valued at a difference of 100K. This means $1450.00 more than I should be paying. Check out your tax assessments and challenge them. For best defense don’t appeal in writing request a personal hearing with an assessor. Another error I found that tax assessment office did correct immediately, was my home was not applied as a primary residence, therefore I was not receiving “The Homestead Tax Credit” . This was an additional reduction in my tax bill of $400 annually.
         
Call your local cable company, phone company, electric company and see if they have any specials. You will be surprised what they will do if you explain your circumstances or are terminating service to go to a another company that has a better plan/offer.
         
I found a website that will save you money on groceries. http://www.couponmom.com. A family of four (teenage friends too), spend a lot of money in groceries, this will help alot is you get organized. For all you new parents, this is great for savings on baby’s needs…
         
Electric! SMECO (Southern Maryland Electric) has raised our electric rates from approximately 3 cents a kilowatt about 14 months ago to almost 13 cents a kilowatt. It is as bad as the wall street CEO’s and bonuses. “They should be shamed too”
Unplug or turn off the items in your home that are always on.i.e… coffee pots, microwaves, computers, printers etc..
Health Insurance! I sopke with a couple of insurance companies this week and to my amazement, I obtained new insurance with a better company, lower deductable, better plan for a whopping savings of $120 month….
I have also sent out address of properties I own to have quotes on homeowners insurance. Will let you know the outcome…

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