Coastal visits Capitol Hill for Legislative Meetings

January 4, 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...

Read More

Second quarter kicks off with increased housing inventory

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The second quarter of 2018 kicked off with increased housing inventory, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal).   April 2018 saw an overall 4.6 percent increase in residential listings, compared to the same time last year...

Read More

Coastal REALTORS® hosts annual Legislative Reception

January 4, 2019

Salisbury, MD – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) held its annual Legislative Reception on Wednesday, May 10, 2018 at the Ward Museum.        (From left) Del. Charles Otto, Del. Carl Anderton, Del. Sheree Sample-Hughes, Sen. Jim Mathias, Coastal Director Grace Masten, Coastal...

Read More

Williamson wins awards, graduates from Maryland REALTORS® Leadership Academy

January 4, 2019

Annapolis, Md. – Joni Williamson, president and associate broker of ERA Martin & Associates in Salisbury and secretary of the Executive Committee of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) Board of Directors, was one of 20 graduates from the 2018 Maryland REALTORS® 18th Annual...

Read More

CAR Reminder: Carbon monoxide alarms only required in some rentals

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The deadline for installation of carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in some rental properties is April 1, 2018, and the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is reminding the public that alarms are only required in properties that contain a carbon monoxide source. In 2016,...

Read More

February market opens good buying window

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Local home prices are down, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). February 2018 saw an overall 25.2 percent dip in single family home and condominium average sale prices compared to the same time last month in Somerset,...

Read More

CAR welcomes 20 new members

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) welcomed 20 new members during New Member Orientation on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. (Back Row, From left) Anne Tingle of Keller Williams Realty of Delmarva; Nona Clubb of Clubb Realty; Andrea Whittington of Condominium Realty; Jo Ann...

Read More

CAR members respond to possible elimination of USDA loans in Ocean Pines

January 4, 2019

Ocean Pines, Md. – An upcoming review conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) could result in Ocean Pines’ loss of eligibility for Rural Housing Development Program loans, and members of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) are concerned about funding accessibility for...

Read More

Local REALTORS® earn National Emeritus status

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – Three members of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) recently achieved the coveted National REALTOR® Emeritus status. Lester Chandler of Coldwell Banker Residential on 64th Street in Ocean City, Charles “Chuck” Shorley of Shore-Lea Realty in Ocean City, and Michael...

Read More

Holiday real estate market shows increased activity

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The holidays on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore boasted a slight increase in real estate activity, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). December 2017 saw an overall one percent jump in single family home and condominium...

Read More