Market slowdown continues on Lower Shore

March 11, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Increased interest rates and home prices continue to slow the market on the Lower Shore, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal). New residential settlements in December 2018 were down by 27 percent overall compared to the...

Read More

Coastal raises over $12,000 in charity golf tournament

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recently hosted its first charity Golf Tournament at the Ocean City Golf Club, Seaside Course.                       (From left) Andrew Nixon, REALTOR® and Coastal Director Brandon Johnson, REALTOR® Tim Velasco, and Eli...

Read More

Coastal welcomes 19 new members

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) welcomed 19 new members during New Member Orientation on Thursday, November 8, 2018.                       (From left, back row) Kevin Smith of ERA Martin & Associates in Salisbury; Reginald Polk of Keller Williams...

Read More

Home sales up despite mortgage rate increase

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Local housing market activity was unhindered by last month’s considerable mortgage rate increase, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal).   Residential settlements in October 2018 were up by 12.3 percent overall compared...

Read More

Browning earns professional designation

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – Page Browning, executive vice president of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal), is being honored by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) with the REALTOR® association Certified Executive (RCE) designation, which recognizes exceptional efforts by REALTOR®...

Read More

Coastal REALTORS® recognizes 2018 award winners

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recognized its 2018 award winners during a special ceremony on Monday, October 24, 2018 at Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites in Ocean City.                            Susan Lloyd of Mid-Atlantic Settlement...

Read More

Coastal announces 2018 election endorsements

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) is pleased to announce its endorsements in the upcoming 2018 county elections.   Worcester County           (From left) Coastal Vice President Joseph Wilson, REALTOR® and Incumbent Worcester County...

Read More

Coastal to host charity golf tournament

January 4, 2019

Ocean City, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) will hold its 1st Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Ocean City Golf Club Seaside Course. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m., and the tournament is a four-person...

Read More

Coastal hosts three local candidate forums

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recently held three public candidate forums for upcoming county elections. The Worcester County Commissioners Forum was held on Thursday, May 31 at the Ocean Pines Branch of the Worcester County Public Library. Nine...

Read More

Contracts, inventory, home prices up on Lower Shore

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Contracts, inventory, and home prices are up on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal). May 2018 saw an overall 7.6 percent increase in contracts, or pending sales, compared to the same time...

Read More