Sales Slow as Interest Rates Rise

June 27, 2022

  June 27th, 2022   Sales Slow as Interest Rates Rise       Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Interest rates have been rising steadily and we are seeing a slowdown in the market because of that. Between rising costs of homes and now higher interest rates buyers, especially first-time buyers,...

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REALTORS® to hold 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament!

June 20, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20th, 2022 REALTORS® to hold 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament!   Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® is proud to announce that Engel and Völker of Ocean City is the presenting sponsor for the 2022 Coastal Association of REALTORS®...

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Colin Zimmerman Receives Trainer Certification

June 15, 2022

  Congratulations to Colin Zimmerman, the Governmental Affairs Director with Coastal Association of REALTORS®.  Colin was recently certified as a Trainer for Best Practices for Choosing REALTOR® Champions.  Colin is now available to teach a three-hour training session that provides best...

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Historic Highs and Historic Lows

May 16, 2022

May 17th, 2022   Historic Highs and Historic Lows       Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – $400,000 was the median sales price for homes in Worcester County last month and that was a historic high. For the lower three counties combined the median price was $325,000 which was also a historic high...

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Coastal Welcomes 28 New Members

May 16, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   May 16th, 2022   Coastal Welcomes 28 New Members (Top row from left) Bill Baals with Dockside Properties, Woody Sharp with Keller Williams, Pat Pote with Coldwell Banker, Logan Cramblitt with Atlantic Shores Sotheby’s, Andy McConnell with Long and Foster, Corey...

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Mortgage Rates Start to Climb but Our Local Market Is Not Slowing Down

April 12, 2022

April 12th, 2022   Mortgage Rates Start to Climb but Our Local Market Is Not Slowing Down     Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Mortgage rates have been climbing recently and are reaching levels we haven’t seen since 2011. As rates go up, we would expect to see a cooling off of the market but...

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REALTORS® award $5,500 to local charities

March 31, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31st, 2022   REALTORS® award $5,500 to local charities     Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $5,500 in grants to local charities through the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation...

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Median Sale Price Rises Sharply!

March 30, 2022

March 30th, 2022         Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – In March of 2020, at the start of the pandemic, the median home price in the lower three counties was $231,250. Over the last 2 years, as inventory has dropped, home prices have risen. We have seen a few months where they have gone down...

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CAR members meet with state legislators in Annapolis

February 21, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21st, 2022 CAR members meet with state legislators in Annapolis   Members and staff from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® participated in the 2022 Maryland REALTORS® Lobby Day in Annapolis. (From left) Colin Zimmerman, Chris Jett, Delegate Johnny Mautz,...

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Coastal Welcomes 19 New Members

February 21, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18th, 2022   Coastal Welcomes 19 New Members   (Top from left) Lance Hair with Long and Foster, Tanner Moxley with Keller Williams, Brenda Hornung with Compass, Lisa Chamberlain with Newport Bay Realty, Kim Dixson with Redfin, Lachelle Scarlato with Coastal...

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