Months of Inventory is Key Driver of Housing Market

March 23, 2021

March 22th, 2021   Months of Inventory is Key Driver of Housing Market Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – What is housing inventory and why does it matter? In short, “months of inventory” is a snapshot of time taken at the end of the month. It is the number of houses that are for sale (active...

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Septic Problems?

March 15, 2021

Got Septic Problems? The Coastal Association of REALTORS® will be working with the lower shore counties as well as the State of Maryland to communicate problems REALTORS® are having with septic systems. If you or your clients are having any issues with septic systems please send an email to us...

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Wastewater and Septic Townhall

March 9, 2021

Last Thursday nearly 100 realtors, elected officials, and members of the public gathered by Zoom to talk about the state of septic and wastewater in Wicomico County. The town hall was moderated by Coastal Association of REALTORS® President Joni Williamson and the speaker panel included Maryland...

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Lack of Inventory Continues to Dominate Market

January 26, 2021

January 26th, 2021 Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – 2020 is over and for most of us it will be a year we never forget. Americans have dealt with a lot of change over the last 12 months and the housing market has been changing with them. Over the last 12 months the average home in our area has increased...

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Listings are going down; prices are headed up!

November 24, 2020

Listings are going down; prices are headed up! Lack of inventory ahead for winter   Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Winter is coming and but the real estate market on the Eastern Shore is not cooling down. Low inventory is driving prices up and homes are flying off the market according to the...

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Settlements remain steady, inventory sees sharp decline in COVID-19 crisis

November 24, 2020

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – While the COVID-19 crisis appears to be impacting housing inventory on the Lower Eastern Shore, residential settlements remained steady throughout March, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). In all three counties throughout...

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Settlements up sharply, inventory still low as pandemic wears on Local REALTORS® keeping busy in strong market

November 24, 2020

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – While the COVID-19 crisis appears to be impacting housing inventory on the Lower Eastern Shore, residential settlements remained steady throughout July, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR).    In all three counties...

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Settlements are up, Inventory is lowest in years! Local REALTORS® report a strong Summer

September 30, 2020

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – As the summer comes to a close, the local real estate market is still hot!  Residential settlements on the Lower Eastern Shore rose throughout the month, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR).     In all three counties...

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CAR makes campaign contribution to Berlin candidate

September 1, 2020

Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) submitted a check to the candidate the association is endorsing in the upcoming Berlin Municipal Election. CAR contributed $1,000 to District 2 Councilmember Zackery Tyndall, who is running for Mayor. “While we decided to mail the...

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CAR rallies against state sales tax on services bill

March 4, 2020

Annapolis, Md. – Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) members and staff traveled to Annapolis on Monday, March 2 to join about 600 REALTORS® from across the state in a rally to oppose legislation that would apply a new sales tax to professional services. (From left) Mechelle Smith of...

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