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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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CAR members donate food, cash to Maryland Food Bank

January 4, 2019

Ocean City, Md. – The over 200 members of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) who attended the association’s 2017 Holiday Party at Seacrets donated 497 pounds of nonperishable food items and over $450 in cash to the Maryland Food Bank of the Eastern Shore. All members attending the...

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CAR installs 2017-2018 Board of Directors

January 4, 2019

Salisbury, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2017-2018 Board of Directors at a recent special ceremony at The Ward Museum. Joel Maher, a REALTOR® for Coldwell Banker Residential in Salisbury, was installed as president of the association’s board. “It is an...

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Local market sees increased contracts, settlements in November

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The local real estate market is seeing increased pending contracts and settlements compared to last year, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). November 2017 saw a 7.7 percent jump in single family home and condominium...

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CAR launches annual Fair Housing contest

January 4, 2019

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

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October housing data reflects increased market activity

January 4, 2019

Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The local real estate market is seeing increased pending contracts and home prices compared to last year, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). October 2017 saw a 29.7 percent jump in single family home and condominium...

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