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Masterful Design CUSTOM EASTPORT

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DAVIDSONVILLE: Lovely 5 BR 3.5 Bath Colonial with numerous upgrades! This beauty features a tastefully renovated gourmet kitchen, and awesome NEW master bath! Fully finished walk out LL w/ 5th BR & full bath. Two fireplaces. Gleaming hardwood floors, windows have been replaced in several rooms. Most mechanicals updated/replaced too...this home has been meticulously maintained, and it shows! Deck overlooks private rear yard backing to woods. Davidsonville & South River Schools! $669,000

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TUCKED AWAY IN A CUL DE SAC backing to woods, this lovely Colonial is priced to sell! Awesome 2 story fam rm w/ stone fp. Front & rear stairs. Deck/patio overlook screened gazebo & private yard. Terrific owners suite w/ tray ceiling, sitting rm & super bath. 3 Car side load garage, gourmet kitchen. Sprinkler system & night lighting. New roof too! Community pool, tennis, private golf club & S. River schools! $799,000 See tour!

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“LIVE WHERE YOU PLAY!” This stone front 4 BR 3.5 Bath Colonial is absolutely gorgeous!! STUNNING newer gourmet kitchen that belongs in a magazine. Delightful sunroom w/ a curved wall of windows overlooking the private rear yard on .39 acres backing to woods. Huge tiered deck for your family barbeque. Step down fam rm w/ stone FP. Spacious owners suite w/ sitting rm, FP, and super bath w/ NEW stone shower. Walk out LL w rough in for future bath & gas FP. Comm pools, tennis, playground, & private golf club. S River Schools! $925,000 Call Lori!

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SAFETY FEATURES EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE

BY JACKLYN RENZ

Nothing compares to the feeling of safety. An unknown author once brilliantly wrote, “Safety doesn’t happen by accident.” If we are purposely pursuing a safe home for our family, what are some of the things that should be in place? We have gathered 5 safety features that every home should have for your consideration.

MOTION DETECTION

Begin by throwing light in the shadowy places of the homestead’s acreage. Motion detection lights have many uses, with safety being one of them. These fixtures can be mounted at all points of easyaccess entry on the exterior of the home. Also, place a motion activated flood light to shine on the driveway to protect any vehicles parked there. Solar powered, hardwired, or battery powered lights are all options. A bonus with this feature: they help save money on the energy bill.

DETECTORS TO ALERT

Your nose may be one of the best detectors on your body, but it’s no match for the silent and odorless enemy of carbon monoxide. Be sure to grab a carbon monoxide detector for each level of the house. Smoke detectors are a must have for identifying the first signs of fire, especially if it’s during hours of slumber. Check batteries monthly. Establish a biannual schedule to double check the operation of these devices to be sure they can do their duty if the need arises.

FIRE SAFETY

A fire can engulf a home in just 5 minutes. If a fire starts with you standing by and is small enough to control, then be ready with a fire extinguisher. Get one that has been tested by an independent laboratory. Remember the mnemonic device, PASS, for use. Pull the pin. Aim low. Squeeze the lever. Sweep the nozzle from side to side. Never depend entirely on an extinguisher. Lay out an escape plan for you and your family as a backup.

OLD SCHOOL LINE

Many folks have ditched their land lines for the convenience of cell phones. Don’t rely on cell phones alone for safety reasons. This home feature will work well even during a power outage, never needs to be charged, and won’t fizzle if a cell tower is out of commission. A good old fashioned corded phone can truly be a landline in times of need.

SMART LOCKS

Did you ever ooo and ahh over the spectacular technology featured on the Jetsons or Star Trek? These neat tech gadgets are now a reality. One fantastic feature for your home’s safety are smart locks connected by way of Bluetooth to your phone. The encrypted combo is hard to hack and not likely worth the time of a person with such talent. These locks track the comings and goings of all people from the house and can be unlocked by the touch of a button or the wave of a smart phone.

Keeping the home and, more importantly, the people inside safe is everyone’s top priority. A few preventative measures and prep work on the front end of things can truly be a lifesaver. Sources: wiseoldsayings.com, coverhound.com, consumerreports.org, ready.gov, nfpa.org, techlicious.com


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LIGHT F IXT U RE S

By Jacklyn Renz

The light fixture may be a neglected avenue of creativity within the realm of dĂŠcor. A journey through countless online resources yield a wealth of results for any of the home makers out there hoping to add a splash of uniqueness to a room or who dote on the practical applications of lighting. Task, accent, and general lighting all have options for greatness through the family of light fixtures, which includes pendants, chandeliers, track lights, recessed lighting, sconces, and flush fixtures. Whatever it is you love about lighting, we have sought out in these 8 ideas for your next project.

UPCYCLED PENDANTS Lend a hand to nature and upcycle what otherwise may end up dumped. For the kitchen, make a statement with hanging teacup pendants. A line of delicate cups and saucers will be the perfect conversation piece above a kitchen island. Opt for a more universal look using old jars or glass drinkware. A pendant showcase such as this will not cage in the color scheme of the room and meshes well with design changes.

ANTIQUE CHANDELIERS Whether it be from a flea market or an estate sale, antique chandeliers bring elegance and drama to a space. A work of art within themselves, a truly antique fixture such as this works great in a room with ceilings that are 9 feet or higher. If you are on the prowl within the second-hand world of fixtures, have your find checked out by a professional electrician to double check safe wiring.


NAKED BULBS If you want an industrial or modern look, naked bulbs are the way to go. The ever-popular Edison bulb is a great way to achieve this organic, vintage feel. Known for their exposed filaments and low-wattage, this bulb fixture will be best used as a statement light, such as in a bedroom or living space. These are about 5 times more expensive than a typical bulb, but add a lot of personality for the price.

SPELL IT OUT For any crafty DIYer, this bright idea will bring attention to a statement. Begin with a hollow metal letter (which can be found at most local craft stores). Simply punch out evenly spaced holes in the chosen character. Fill the void space with battery-powered twinkle lights. Hang on the wall solo or add a potpourri of different lettering for an eclectic look.

PAPER AND FLUFF The addition of a paper light fixture adds a wonderful texture to a room. There are a variety of paper fixtures out there to choose from, but if you have a way with creating your own décor, then these are particularly easy to make. Anything from cupcake liners to paper doilies can make a great light fixture for your home. They look great in a child’s room, especially above the bed, resembling fluffy clouds or large balloons.

BRIGHTEN WITH PIPES If you are shooting for an industrial look in a space, complete with exposed brick and rafters, then why not have the light fixture that fits the bill? Using metal piping within a fixture is great for track lighting in a kitchen or even a bathroom vanity. Use an upcycled piece to complete the look. Edison bulbs also pair nicely with this style. If you hope for a lighter weight fixture, then PVC piping paired with a spray paint made to resemble metal will still yield the same feel.

SCOPE OUT A SCONCE Sconces are great for bathrooms, alongside bed motifs, or framing an important piece of architecture. They can also act as both accent or task lights. To borrow from the outdoors, try a look resembling an 1800s London street light. If using sconces in the bathroom, use a 40-watt light bulb in each of a sconce pair for optimal lighting.

WOULDN'T YOU TRY WOOD Who doesn’t love a bit of nature in its au naturale form? With light fixtures, you can add a dash of wood for a subtle organic touch or make the whole piece all about the wood itself. Flexible bamboo pieces are both sustainable and easy to work with. Use these bendable sticks to flex into a globe around a bulb of choice. Add a lighting kit to complete this DIY masterpiece and, voila, a bamboo light fixture. The added bonus is telling your guests that you made it yourself!

Whichever light fixture you go with, choose the best light bulb and wattage for its use. Keep in mind the distance of the fixture from furniture and the area of which you hope to light. The size should be appropriate for the space. When it comes to installing fixtures, opt for a pro to do the wiring. Electricians will provide a sense of assurance for any wiring job beyond a novice do-it-yourselfer. Sources: HGTV.com, BHG.com, wrightlighting.com, pinterest.com, realsimple.com, thegatheredhome.com, thomaslighthing.com


ORGANIZE YOUR CLUTTERED GARAGE IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS Is your garage cramped and overflowing? If you are tired of dealing with the chaos of a disorganized garage, then it’s time to make your space start working for you. Follow these five easy steps for a clean, orderly space in no time! By Cat Queen

1 MAKE A PLAN

Like with any renovation, it’s imperative that you keep a goal in mind before you begin your garage overhaul. What is your purpose for organizing the space? Would you just like a little more room for your car? Do you want to create a functioning work space? Or maybe you need additional storage. It’ll be much easier to effectively organize your cluttered garage once you have a clear purpose. Determine your priorities before moving on to the next step.

2 CHOOSE STORAGE SOLUTIONS

It’s possible that your garage simply needs a good organizational overhaul. It’s also possible that you will need to purchase additional or alternative storage solutions. Utility shelving and peg-boards are popular choices for garages and can be picked up inexpensively at most home improvement stores. Overhead storage racks are a spacious alternative to traditional shelving. Bulky or rarely-used items, like holiday decorations or camping equipment, fit nicely on such hanging racks while staying out of sight and off the floor.

3 PURGE

Once you have a good idea of what you’d like your garage to look like, set aside a time to go through everything currently in the space as well as anything you’d like to store there in the future. This may take a while, so give yourself ample time. If possible, empty the space completely. Once it’s cleaned out, you’ll have an easier time deciding what goes back in. One good rule of thumb for minimalizing is this: Aside from tools, seasonal items, and emergency equipment, anything that hasn’t been used in over a year can probably be sold, donated, or trashed.

4 SORT

Everything that remains after you clear out unwanted or unused items can now be sorted into groups. Take a moment to check your plan to make sure you have a space designated for each group; if not, take a minute to re-evaluate. Do you need to add a small space for sporting equipment or craft supplies? Maybe you forgot to factor in a few items in storage? Don’t be afraid to adjust your plan as you go.

5 LABEL & STORE

Now that your items are sorted, you can begin the processes of labeling and storing. To effectively maintain your storage system, it’s important that everything not only has a place, but that those places are clearly labeled. Keep in mind that the items you use most often should be the easiest to access. The only trick to keeping the disarray at bay is to make sure everything belongs somewhere. You don’t necessarily need a special storage system just for yard equipment, but do make sure that whatever yard tools you have are kept together in a designated area. The easier it is to find and access items, the easier it will be to maintain the cleanliness of your newly organized garage.


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marie@mariewroten.com METICULOUSLY RESTORED HISTORIC HOME has 3 fireplaces, wood floors, updated kitchen and baths, large landscaped lot, dining room, living room w/built-I bookshelves and much more! St. Michaels classic home is totally turnkey! $800,000 Text R156032 to 52187

TAYLORS ISLAND 82-acre farm. 4 BR home on Slaughter Creek has marsh, woods, pastures, pond, outbuildings. On-shore/off-shore blinds. Hunters delight. $699,000 Text P1022452 to 52187

ST. MICHAELS BUNGALOW! Great location on E. Maple, walk to town and shops. House in need of major renovation. Three bedroom, 1 bath, one car garage. Wood floors, hot water baseboard heat, large double lot 60x120, $185,000 Text R109818 to 52187

IDEAL LOCATION IN ST. MICHAELS Renovated historic home can be commercial/ residential. Many original features on main street. Lots of options, potential lease/ purchase. $374,500 Text R72681 to 52187

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This 3 bed, 3 1/2 bath turn-key home sits on a 1/4 acre lot with ADDITIONAL .22 acre lot in the back, rare in Herald Harbor! 600 square feet of finished lower level,full bath, walk out to screened in porch. Deck for barbecuing faces beautiful landscape with PA stone & native plants. Hardwood floors, kitchen renovated, plantation shutters, baths remodeled, new HVAC.

4 Bed/1.5 Bath Cape Cod Restored with painstaking care. Custom Crown Molding throughout, refinished wood floors, Anderson Windows, recessed lighting. Roof replaced in 2005, chimney fully rebuilt in the '80s, HARDIPLANK siding. AC Unit and boiler replaced in 2009. Beauty!

3/4 Acre in 5-home cul-de-sac at crossroads of Crofton,Gambrills and Davidsonville. High Ceilings,Lots of Natural Light. Eat-In Kitchen, Stadium-style Theater Room. Gas generator.Fully-fenced yard. 3-car garage. Relax by the pool or fire up the built-in gas grill.

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HOW MUCH

MORTGAGE CAN YOUR LIFESTYLE AFFORD?

By Rebecca Bradshaw There’s no getting around it, buying a home is expensive. Saving money for a down payment and then living within your means takes plenty of advance planning, strict budgeting, and might even require making a few sacrifices. But what if you have a lifestyle that you love—hobbies, sports, and other interests, that you aren’t necessarily willing to give up in order to own a home? Just how much mortgage can your lifestyle afford? The good news is that with some adjustments, you should be able to become a homeowner while continuing to do the things you love, and all without going broke.

Start by budgeting wisely.

Be willing to compromise.

In general, financial experts recommend that your mortgage payments (which include principal, interest, insurance, and taxes) should not come to more than around 28% of your gross monthly income. Be realistic about how much house you will actually be able to afford while still enjoying doing all the things you love, and plan your home search accordingly.

If travelling is your passion, but you’re afraid that homeownership will cut into future vacations to exotic locations, consider purchasing a house that won’t take such a huge bite out of your monthly budget. Be flexible when it comes to travel opportunities as well.

Keep in mind, too, that the more money you put down on your new home, the lower your monthly mortgage payments will be. A twenty percent down payment is traditional, though there may be alternative funding programs available that require you to put down much less. Do your homework, talk to your financial institution, and look for the best option that will help you continue to live within your means while still holding on to your lifestyle.

You can save a lot by visiting locales that are off the beaten path, or by traveling during the off season. Search travel websites for deals on cruises, hotels, tours, and other savings. The same types of compromises can be applied to your other interests and hobbies as well.

Get creative with your lifestyle budget. If you’re a theater buff, but visiting Broadway just won’t work in your home buying budget, then check out local websites for community productions of award winning plays. Sign up for updates from websites such as Living Social for discounts on everything from skydiving to upscale spa weekends. Or, if shopping is your passion, bargain hunt for clothing or home décor on sites or save up for a once a year sample sale splurge, and consider shopping at consignment stores. Don’t overlook the simple luxuries; if you’re a gourmet food lover or wine connoisseur, try indulging in a good merlot with a home cooked meal rather than going out to an expensive restaurant. Offers on everything from free or discounted tickets to concerts or sporting events, manicures, gym memberships, wine tastings, and golf getaways can all be found online with just a little time and effort. Sources: Nerd Wallet, stephanieoconnell.com, learnvest.com


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BONUS ROOM INTO A SPACE YOU’LL ACTUALLY USE

BY CAT QUEEN The “bonus” room is a sought-after feature in many homes. Unfortunately, when it comes time to decorate, bonus rooms are often over-purposed, or worse, under-utilized. We would all like to avoid turning a perfectly useful room into a dreaded hodge-podge of exercise equipment, mismatched furniture, disorganized craft supplies, and boxes that belong in storage. However, knowing how to do that requires a great deal of planning and focus. Try to create a space for your family’s passions or pastimes, and your bonus room will easily become your family’s favorite room of the house!

Follow these two important steps to make the most of your bonus room by transforming it into a useful, practical space.

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EVALUATE THE ROOM.

Often times, a space is designated a “bonus” room simply because it was not designed to be a bedroom (a main-floor room without a closet, for example). But some homes’ bonus rooms may not have been designed to be lived-in spaces at all, like a converted attic space with a low ceiling or a poorly insulated room over the garage. Before you begin transforming your bonus room, be sure to consider how effectively the space can be heated or cooled. Floor vents, ceiling fans, and even small heaters may need to be added to make the space more comfortable.


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What sort of space is your home lacking the most? Are you tired of picking up toys off the living room floor? Do you find yourself constantly clearing off the dining room table for game nights? Would you like to have a quiet office where you can concentrate on work-at-home projects? Do you need a getaway where you can focus on your favorite hobbies? Or are you simply looking to create a cozy space where your family can hang out together? Here are a few popular ideas for bonus rooms your family will actually use.

CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA OR SCHOOL ROOM:

Families with little ones often find that the addition of a playroom is a huge benefit—small children have a safe, fun place to enjoy toys and games, and Mom & Dad don’t have to worry about trying to corral a mess all day. If your children are school-aged, consider putting in a school room where they can complete homework or learning activities uninterrupted. Play and school areas alike should include a child-sized desk and chair, an organizational system for toys or school supplies, and a small shelf for children’s books. It may also be a good idea to purchase an inexpensive area rug to protect carpets or hardwoods.

HOME OFFICE:

If you find yourself working from home often, or feel like you need a more organized area for daily tasks and paperwork, consider turning your extra room into a home office. All you need to create a quiet, functional workspace is a desk, an ergonomic chair, and a bookshelf or filing cabinet to house important documents. Whether you’re a student, a professional, or a stay at home parent, a home office can help you stay productive.

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FAMILY GAME ROOM:

Many homeowners choose to use their bonus space as a lounge, game room, or hangout area. Keep it simple with a small card table for board games and puzzles, or go all out with a billiards table or a few classic arcade games. Whatever your family enjoys doing together, create a space that allows you to do it. If you have the square footage and the budget, leisure games like air hockey, shuffleboard, and foosball, are big hits with crowds of all ages. Ample seating, a few games, and a small snack area can go a long way to creating the perfect hangout spot.

If you have older children or are child-free, your bonus room may make for the perfect home theater or media room! Movie buffs will love having a dedicated space to view their favorite films. A few comfortable lounge chairs and a big screen TV or projector can bring all of the fun of going out to the movies right into your own home. Row seating will help achieve a more authentic movie-theater experience. However, if you have video-gamers in your life, make the space dual-purpose by using sectional furniture instead.

When it comes to transforming a bonus room, the possibilities are truly endless. Be sure when planning your space that you are realistic about its purpose and usefulness. Avid crafters and artisans will most definitely benefit from having a dedicated studio for their projects. Fitness fanatics may find that having a home gym will save them time and money, but adding a gym will not turn you into a weight lifter. To ensure that your bonus room will remain useful and utilized, consider your family’s hobbies and passions; then, begin designing the perfect space for your household’s unique needs.


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Advantages of Using a Buyer’s Agent By Rebecca Bradshaw

Buying a new home can be a complicated process. Despite the ease of finding multiple listings online these days, there’s still a lot to consider. Is the asking price in line with current market values? Are you confident about negotiating a deal, or know what to look for during an escrow closing? Below are four advantages of using a buyer’s agent to help you navigate the complexities of purchasing a home.

1 They are there for you.

3 They know the market.

2 They are experienced.

4 They have contacts.

Unlike a listing agent, whose job it is to represent the home seller, a buyer’s agent works for you. Not only do they take into account all of your wants and needs when finding houses for you to view, they also work with your budget and your timeline. In order to find you the best deal, they sometimes act as emotional buffers as well. If a listing agent sees that you have fallen in love with a home, they know you are more likely to consider their initial asking price, while a buyer’s agent can help you see the bigger picture, and may even find you a more reasonably priced home that you love even more.

From knowing how to spot potential problems during a walk through to understanding the ins and outs of purchase agreements and closing contracts, an experienced agent knows what to look for during every step of the home buying process, which makes protecting your interests their number one priority. They are able to advise you on everything from how to handle home inspection problems to choosing the right mortgage lender, and, most importantly, an experienced buyer’s agent will know how to negotiate on your behalf, ensuring you get the best deal possible.

Whether it’s current home values or the latest mortgage interest rates, a good buyer’s agent knows what’s going on in the local housing market, and can guide your home search accordingly. They can tell you if a house’s price point is too high, or why it may have been lowered over time, or they may even have information about upcoming listings that haven’t been made public yet. Buyer’s agents also make it their business to know about local school districts, planned community growth, and other information that may affect where you decide to buy.

Buyer’s agents generally have access to entire networks of listing agents, giving them access to information on houses before they hit the market, or potential list price reductions. They can also recommend mortgage brokers and home inspectors. And, when it comes to local movers and home service agencies, chances are an experienced buyer’s agent knows who to contact, and who will do the job the best for the best price. Sources: First Team, Beier Law, HGTV

To find a buyer’s agent who is right for you, research local REALTORS® through their websites or by asking for recommendations from friends and family. Since they split the commission with the listing agent, using a buyer’s agent won’t cost you anything out of pocket.


SEVERNA PARK Waterfront with 100 foot / 5’ wide pier & Boat House + boat lift.on navigable Cypress Creek. Enjoy the Magothy River from this turn-key condition home. enclosed brick carport w/ lighting and electric outlets,Hardwood flooring main level Text R204899 to 52187

ARUNDEL-ON-THE-BAY. Boat ramp, slips avail. Hardwood floors throughout, 4 Beds, 3.5 baths, open living/dining/kitchen w/ granite counters. Master suite with vaulted ceiling, soaker tub, his & hers walk-in closets. In-law suite on entry level. Plantation shutters. Lots of storage. House is larger than it looks. TEXT R76027 to 52187 for more info... Located on the highest elevation of the peninsula. Text R76027 to 52187

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BEAUTIFUL HOME built on 25 acres*Landscaping w/Irrigation System*Soaring Ceilings*Hickory hardwood floors*20 KW standby backup generator*ADT security system*Main Floor Master Bdrm w/Full Bath*Main Floor also has Two Bdrms w/adjoining Full Bath*Huge 2nd Floor w/2 Bdrms w/Full Bath*2nd Floor has Separate Zone for savings*Finished Basement w/1 Bdrm*Great Hunting*Community boat ramp*Owner Financing Text P1023705 to 52187

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RARELY AVAILABLE buildable lots in Annapolis City limits. Lots 2 and 3 Block C of 17 Carver St./ Hicks Sub-division Annapolis City water and sewer. Walk to Annapolis Towne Center. Tree lined and well manicured. Build the home of your dreams on these lovely lots!!! Text R76038 to 52187

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PRESENTING Diane’s NEWEST SELECTIONS...

ARNOLD - COMING SOON Super Cute Colonial with Awesome Kitchen updates, New Hardwood Floors, New Windows, New Carpet, Finished Basement and Freshly Painted. 1/2 Acre lot, Fully Fenced with In-ground Pool, Screened Porch and Huge Fenced Play area. Walk to community playground. Blue Ribbon Elementary! For More Photos Text R198979 to 52187

PASADENA - COMING SOON Koch Homes finest! Massive 5,500 sq ft of total living space, 5 bedrooms/4 ½ baths. Plus 4 car garage!! Extensive Kitchen and Bath updates. Fully finished basement with Theater room/ Bedroom/Full Bath and Wet Bar. Outdoor oasis w/Beautiful In-ground Pool. Outdoor Kitchen, Multiple Decks/Patios all on a Cul-de-sac setting. Planned neighborhood with community pool/playground/sidewalks.. For More Photos Text R198975 to 52187

ANNAPOLIS - PURE SERENITY... Sought after 4 level Loft unit. Rare extra level makes a perfect office/ studio/playroom/extra bedroom. One of the largest townhomes in the area w/over 2700 sq ft. Hardwoods,New Stainless Appliances,”Wow” Master Bath, Shutters, Fresh Paint, Built-in Bookcases, Cathedral Ceilings, Huge Closets, Generous 2nd/3rd bedrooms. Water Access & Broadneck Schools. For More Photos Text R198980 to 52187

ANNAPOLIS - COMING SOON THE most sought after address in Annapolis, THE DOWNS! All Brick custom Colonial offering 6,000 sq ft of living space on a private 1 Acre lot. High end Kitchen, Hardwood Floors through out most of home, updated Baths, Massive Deck overlooking the Woods and Custom Outdoor Kitchen/Bar. Community offers 3 Marinas, Community Pool/Clubhouse. For More Photos Text R198981 to 52187

CATONSVILLE - COMING SOON Cozy 3 bedroom/2 bath and 2 car garage! Updated Kitchen and Baths with Deck overlooking Fenced Backyard. Easy commute to downtown Baltimore! For More Photos Text R198984 to 52187

MARTIN’S GRANT Tucked away in the serene countryside, yet so close to all Crofton amenities! Classic Brick front Colonial, Stunning 2 story Foyer, Main Level Bedroom/Full Bath/Laundry. Fabulous Master Suite,”Wow” Master Bath Renovation, Custom Plantation Shutters, Walk-in closet. Relax on massive Deck overlooking Koi Pond/Extensive Landscaping. 2+ Acres. EZ drive to DC/Balt. Elementary/Middle schools rated 10&8 on Great Schools. For More Photos Text R198976 to 52187

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Highland $899,900 Beautifully Appointed Home! Open floor plan w/ Hdwd Flrs recessed lights, crown molding, built-in entertainment center, multi-level decks surround by forest conservation.(HW9846204) Call Sharon Blaszczak at 410-353-9171 Text R198418 to 52187

ANNAPOLIS $749,000 Epping Forest! Large kitchen w/new Stainless Appliances & Granite. Newly finished custom Lower Level w/full BA. Composite deck. (AA9789575) Call Amy Faust at 410-299-7650 Text R111154 to 52187

SEVERNA PARK $699,900 Prestigious 5 BR, 2.5 BA, 3 car garage home on almost a 1/2 acre in a Water Privileged community of Rivendell! Updated Kitchen & Baths. Plus in-law suite! (AA9774409) Call Sue Weber-Wehnert at 410-507-6020 Text R79590 to 52187

PASADENA $619,000 Pristine Waterfront Home with Gorgeous Water Views! Pier w/Electric, 15,000 lift & jet ski lift. Brand New Floating Dock, Deep Water and 100’ of Bulkhead & Boathouse (AA9845109) Call Sharon Blaszczak at 410-353-9171 Text R198432 to 52187

GLEN BURNIE $459,000 Gorgeous 4 BR, 2.5 BA Colonial located in Osprey Landing! Gourmet Kitchen w/Granite & Stainless. Gleaming HDWD floors, freshly painted & Open floor plan. (AA9851411) Call Sharon Blaszczak at 410-353-9171 Text R204691 to 52187

ODENTON $450,000 Pristine Condition w/Gourmet Kitchen with Granite, Stainless Appliances, Huge Master BR, Landscaped Yard. (AA9817793) Call Sharon Blaszczak at 410-353-9171 Text R170783 to 52187

ANNAPOLIS $349,000 Cape St. Claire 4 BR, 2.5 BA Raised Rancher w/ gorgeous sunroom & updated kitchen. FR w/ lg wood burning FP. Fenced Backyard w/Shed. Perfect Location. Pool Bond available. (AA9837245) Call Sue Weber-Wehnert at 410-507-6020 Text R198449 to 52187

PASADENA $315,000 Waterview 3 BR, 2.5 BA Colonial! Freshly painted, NEW carpet, wood flooring, lighting, appliances, Granite Kitchen counters, slider to new deck off kitchen & Full Basement.(AA6620279) Call Office at 410-544-4000 Text R204693 to 52187

ANNAPOLIS $249,000 Beautiful Totally Renovated 3 BR, 1.5 BA Townhome! New Kitchen, Carpet, Bathrooms and Fresh Paint thru-out! Open Living w/built-ins and Lg fenced yard. (AA9848088) Call Sharon Blaszczak at 410-353-9171 Text R198420 to 52187

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PASTORAL COUNTRY SETTING IN CENTREVILLE! Lovely 3 story colonial with wraparound porch, 4 BDs, 2.5 BAs, on level 1 acre lot. Large kitchen w/granite counters, SS appliances, bar seating, & breakfast nook opens to family room w/built-ins & gas FP. Formal living & dining rooms. Huge master suite w/attached superbath, walk-in closet & additional storage room! Unfinished basement w/rough-in plumbing. $399,900 QA9822877 Text R152687 to 52187

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS 4 BD, 2.5 BA Colonial w/over 2700 sq ft in Cox Creek Landing! Stunning new hardwood flooring is a must see! Country kitchen with island, formal living & dining rooms, family room off the kitchen with wood burning FP, beautiful sunroom. Master suite w/attached full bath, 4th BD over the attached 2 car garage, great deck & fenced backyard. $442,000 QA9653544 Text P107581 to 52187

COMING SOON...beautiful 4 BD, 2 BA home in waterprivileged community on Kent Island! This split foyer features hardwood floors, updated windows & siding, wood stove, screened-in porch, & attached 2 car garage. Sited on a large, level .69 acre lot within walking distance to beach. Comm boat launch too! $359,900

KENT ISLAND

ARNOLD

KENT ISLAND

ENJOY CHESAPEAKE BAY LIVING IN THE COMMUNITY OF QUEEN ANNE COLONY! Lovely ranch style home with 3 BD & 2 full BA over 1500 sq ft of living space! Beautiful open floor plan, cathedral ceiling & brick fireplace in living room, sunroom addition, country kitchen w/Corian countertop & table space. Rear deck, in-ground pool, fenced backyard, attached 1 car garage. Community playground, marina & golf! $319,000 QA9826664 Text R158853 to 52187

GREAT OPPORTUNITY to live in the fabulous community of Bay Hills with tons of community amenities!! Enjoy this bright & open 3-level townhouse in the heart of Arnold. Featuring a large living room w/2-story brick fireplace, KIT w/breakfast nook, huge family room w/sliding door to backyard, huge deck & spacious bedrooms. $259,900 AA9812372 Text R131041 to 52187

AMENITY-FILLED COMMUNITY of Queen Anne Colony! Pristine 3 bedroom, 2 full bath rancher with open floor plan & 2 car garage. Kitchen boasts table space and skylights, separate dining room & large living room with FP. Spacious screened porch for picking crabs! Enjoy the golf course with pro shop & driving range, community marina, park, & playground. $334,900 QA9836649 Text R176225 to 52187

PASADENA

LOTHIAN

GLEN BURNIE

FABULOUS GROUND LEVEL CONDO WITH 2 BDS & 2 FULL, REMODELED BATHS! Neutral colors & fresh paint, ready to move in! Lots of light from newer windows, lighting fixtures & fans. Neighborhood has pool, tot lot & basketball courts so plenty of activity for the entire family. Don’t miss out, these units have been selling quickly. Neat & clean, it’s ready to go! $139,000 AA9795810 Text R111819 to 52187

BEAUTIFUL NEW Construction in Old South Country Club designed with southern charm and a classic look for years to come. Main level features a master suite as well as a study or 5th bedroom. Open interior floorplan flows from kitchen to family room to formal spaces along with double stairs to upper level. High end finishes and decorative touches throughout this new build. MHBR#5647 $949,999 AA8540522 Text P110541 to 52187

RECENTLY RENOVATED 4 BD, 2 BA split foyer in the heart of Glen Burnie, in the community of Rippling Ridge! Perfect for 1st time homebuyers or investment property. Brand new kitchen with stainless steel appliances & ceramic tile flooring, separate dining room, main level living room. Lots of storage on lower level! Huge rear deck & concrete patio, paved driveway, garage/ storage shed. $269,900 AA9773566 Text P823891 to 52187

SHADY SIDE

ANNAPOLIS

SEVERNA PARK

WATER VIEW new construction in Snug Harbor with water access. 3 levels with multiple decks to enjoy the serene naturistic views of the Chesapeake Bay. Quality finishes with granite, hardwood and more! 1 of 2 homes available! MHBR#5647 $429,900 AA8540515 Text P107593 to 52187

1 OF 2 NEW CONSTRUCTIONS with all the bells and whistles. Granite kitchen, wood floors, tiled baths and more! 2 homesites available, one currently under construction with a Spring Delivery. Don’t miss this opportunity for a new build in water privileged Cape St Claire. Plans and specs available. MHBR#5647 $469,999 AA8539279 Text P878434 to 52187

RENT THIS stunning 3-level colonial w/finished basement, tons of space for every family member! Formal LR & DR, family room w/gas FP & recreation room. KIT boasts granite, updated appliances & breakfast nook. Master BR w/walk-in closet & super master bath. Trex deck. Laundry on upper level. Culde-sac location w/easy access to the B&A Trail, shops & dining. $2950/month AA9826413 Text R160644 to 52187

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KENT ISLAND WATERFRONT

KENT ISLAND WATERFRONT

YOUR SLICE OF PARADISE AWAITS with sunsets, sailing and, surf! Chesapeake Bay front beauty offered for first time by original owners. Expansive views from nearly every angle of this lovely home complete with in-ground pool, private pier and more! Located on the southern end of Kent Island near Bloody Point. Bring your boat and move right in! $1,269,000 QA9641916 Text P107583 to 52187

STUNNING STEVENSVILLE CONTEMPORARY! Situated on a deep water sheltered creek, this gorgeous contemporary waterfront home offers spectacular waterviews from every room. Boasting a private pier and a gorgeous gunite in-ground pool, this is Eastern Shore living at its best! Space abounds with 4BDs including 2 master suites, gourmet kitchen, elevator, screened-in porch and much more. Offered at $1,340,000. QA9603275 Text P792028 to 52187

PASADENA WATERFRONT

ANNAPOLIS WATERFRONT

CUSTOM WATERFRONT HOME is a boater’s paradise! Enjoy water views from each floor inside! 70’ L-shaped pier w/water, electric & 8,000 lbs lift. Stunning design featuring natural light, hardwood floors, marble baths w/jetted tubs, master bedroom suites on every level, 2nd kitchen, 2 gas FPs & more! An absolute dream house awaits you! $949,900 AA9603307 Text P118863 to 52187

SOUGHT AFTER ANNAPOLIS WATERFRONT LOCATION! Take the water taxi to town from your own private pier or sail off on the Bay. Remodeled original cottage, expanded to 5800 sqft and uniquely designed for outdoor entertaining with indoor pool opening to waterfront veranda. Coffee or cocktails by the waterfront will make every day feel like a vacation! $1,295,000 AA9691825 Text P107590 to 52187

SEVERNA PARK

CAPE ST. CLAIRE

EXCEPTIONAL & UNIQUELY DESIGNED new construction in the heart of Severna Park! 3 fully finished levels w/3 bay oversized garage, multiple decks, terraced landscape, views of the water & surrounding woodlands. Hardwood flooring, gourmet kitchen with dumbwaiter, luxury tiled baths, and rooms filled with natural lighting make this home a must see!! $899,900 AA9710747 Text P115570 to 52187

CUSTOM RENOVATION IN CAPE ST. CLAIRE! 5 BD, 2.5 BA split foyer w/2850 sq ft of living space. Family room addition w/built-ins on main level, open floor plan, KIT w/granite & marble countertops, large lower level rec room w/built-ins & full bath. Huge partially covered deck w/built-in grill & prep sink, paver patio, & shed workshop w/electric. Custom touches adorn every part of this home, must see! $399,900 AA9772410 Text P799331 to 52187

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