Limited housing inventory boosts multiple offer deals

August 13, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Continued limited inventory is boosting multiple-offer sales and driving up prices, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal). Throughout July, there were 1,855 active, available residential units on the Shore. In July 2018,...

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Coastal launches REALTORS® Reuse Recycle initiative with balloon boycott

July 31, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – As a kick-off for its new REALTORS® Reuse Recycle initiative, the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) has launched a campaign to encourage its members to seek alternatives to balloons in all marketing efforts. All of Coastal’s over 1,000 members have been...

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Coastal sponsors tent at J. Millard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake

July 31, 2019

The Coastal Association of REALTORS® sponsored its annual Real Estate Hospitality Tent at the 2019 J. Millard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake. All proceeds from the Tawes event fund projects that benefit the Crisfield Heritage Foundation, Crisfield’s schools, police and fire departments, the...

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Low inventory drives up home prices on Lower Shore

July 15, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – A more than 25 percent drop in available housing inventory on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore has led to higher list and sale prices, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal). Throughout June, there were 1,854 active,...

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Coastal praises Harris for offshore drilling vote

July 9, 2019

Dear Editor, Last month, Congressman Andy Harris stood with his constituents by voting to block expanded offshore drilling for the next year via the Interior-Environment funding bill (H.R. 3052). Thank you, Congressman for protecting our coast. Any expansion of offshore drilling is a permanent...

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Local REALTORS® award $7,000 to local charities

June 24, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce that it has awarded $7,000 in grants to local charities through the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation.                                    Local REALTORS® and representatives from local...

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Local REALTORS® earn National Emeritus status

June 18, 2019

Berlin, Md. – Two members of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recently achieved the coveted National REALTOR® Emeritus status.     (Left, From Left) Coastal President Bernie Flax and REALTOR® Emeritus Edie Brennan of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in Ocean...

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Listings, settlements down on Lower Shore

June 5, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Limited inventory is stalling activity in the Lower Eastern Shore’s real estate market, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS®. Active inventory in all three counties was down by 23.4 percent in May, compared to the same time last...

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Coastal visits Capitol Hill for Legislative Meetings

May 28, 2019

Washington, DC – During the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Annual Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC, REALTORS® from across the country, including members from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal), traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with their federal...

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Settlements, new listings up slightly in Lower Shore market

May 10, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Low inventory continues to be a challenge for local REALTORS®, but continued low mortgage interest rates may be boosting real estate activity on the Lower Eastern Shore, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal). New...

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