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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Holiday Wine Glass Paint Party to benefit Habitat

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is holding a Wine Glass Paint Party to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Random Juxtaposition, located at 9928 Old OC Boulevard, Unit 9, at Union Station in Berlin.  Attendees...

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Local teachers encouraged to participate in annual Fair Housing Calendar Contest

January 4, 2019

Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is encouraging local teachers to participate in the annual Fair Housing Calendar Contest, which sends the winning student to Annapolis for a meeting with the governor or other state official. Sponsored by the Maryland Association of...

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CAR installs 2016-17 Board of Directors

January 4, 2019

Bishopville, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2016-2017 Board of Directors at a special ceremony this week at Lighthouse Sound in Bishopville. Donald Bailey, a REALTOR® for Coldwell Banker Residential in Salisbury, was installed as president of the association’s...

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