CAR 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, Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) members and staff traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with the federal elected officials who represent Maryland’s...

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Coastal REALTORS® holds annual Legislative Breakfast

January 4, 2019

Salisbury, MD – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) held its annual Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Nearly 80 REALTOR® and affiliate members, state elected officials, and local elected officials attended the event, held in the...

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Masten graduates from leadership academy, makes program history

January 4, 2019

Annapolis, Md. – Grace Masten, broker of Sea Grace at North Beach REALTORS® in Ocean City and a member of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) Board of Directors, was among 21 graduates from the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR) 17th Annual Leadership Academy honored at ceremonies...

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CAR celebrates Fair Housing Month

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) renews its commitment to Fair Housing for all this month. April 2017 marks the 49th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act. The act prohibits the discrimination in the sale and rental of housing based on race,...

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CAR partners with state to build pocket park on Smith Island

January 4, 2019

Lower Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR), in partnership with the Maryland Department of Planning’s Lower Eastern Shore Regional Office, has received a $5,000 Placemaking grant from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to help make Smith Island a better place to...

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CAR announces Fair Housing Calendar Contest finalists

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – After receiving almost 100 submissions, the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has chosen three finalists – one from each of the three Lower Shore counties – in this year’s Fair Housing Calendar Contest. Tashira Ballard, 3rd grade, Greenwood Elementary...

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Riley is winner of Coastal REALTORS® blood drive giveaway

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – Terry Riley, a REALTOR® with Vantage Resort Realty in Ocean City, was the winner of a drawing sponsored by the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) for members who donated blood at this year’s OC Cares Blood Drive. Riley won 10.5 hours of required Continuing Education (CE),...

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Local REALTORS® meet with state legislators in Annapolis

January 4, 2019

Annapolis, Md. – Members and staff from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) traveled to Annapolis on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to participate in the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR) 2017 Lobby Day. This annual event is an opportunity for REALTOR® and affiliate members to meet...

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Local REALTORS® see increased contracts, settlements in July

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Local REALTORS® saw a spike in market activity throughout July, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). July 2017 saw a four percent overall increase in single family home and condominium contract starts compared to the same...

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Lower Shore kicks off autumn with increased contracts, settlements

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – Local listings continue to decline, but the Lower Eastern Shore’s available inventory is selling, according to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). September 2016 showed an overall 5.9 percent increase in new contracts, or pending...

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