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Market Conditions in Silver Spring : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Nov 11, 2014
Tim answered:
Hi Judy, are you looking for more information about that school district? Here are the reviews on it:
http://www.trulia.com/schools/MD-Chevy_Chase/Rock_Creek_Forest_Elementary_School/
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Akil Walker answered:
Hello

Wheaton has seen a lot of business development in the last few years. The market in the region is vastly improving. I believe it will be a combination of both seller and buyer's market along as you position yourself right. if you are selling getting your home ready to maximize a sells price and buyers knowing how much you want to pay and seizing the opportunity would a property present itself. ... more
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Wed Apr 9, 2014
Elizabeth Magin answered:
If you are looking in Silver Spring, the price can vary greatly, with many houses ranging from $500,000-$700,000, but a few less than $500,000 and a number of houses well over $800,000. It always depends on the location and the features of the house. ... more
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Wed Mar 26, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
For accurate information why not simply contact the school directly and ask and if you would like to stay within that school district also ask about it's boundaries....
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Wed Feb 5, 2014
Jean Shane answered:
Good Morning Joshua!
Check out this great link: http://www.greatschools.org/school-district-boundaries-map/?lat=39.1547426&lon=-77.24051529999997&level=e&q=montgomery%20county,%20md
This is a link that defines the boundary lines of Montgomery County schools. It could be used as you look for a home because it also provide rankings of each of the schools.. My feeling is that the often used "location, location, location" in real estate always holds true. Warning signs like " backs to major highway", corner lots, backs to apartment buildings, school systems, unkempt neighborhoods are examples that usually hold true and help hold your value in a home. Always a challenge balancing this against affordability, but important so you don't settle on a place and later regret it.
Another great link is the Montgomery County Maryland School website: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/. This site really is updated daily! For example, this morning's schools closing - due to icy road conditions - were listed early enough for families to make appropriate plans for the day. The process to find a specific school after opening this link: 1. Click second item on the top blue line – Schools. 2. You’ll need the complete formal name of the school which you can access when you click LIST OF SCHOOLS inside the block/next to the graduation picture. 3. Most importantly, know the street number and street name of a house you are researching. Then click – in the same section - SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT LOCATOR. Do not put the type of street, court, terrace with the unique name of the road. The street type needs to be written into the bottom block .
You’ll enjoy both of these links when researching Montgomery County Schools!
If you would like to learn more about some of the popular towns in Montgomery County you can check my website: jeanshane.lnf.com.
Best of luck to you in your research and in ultimately finding a home.If I can assist you and your family in your home hunting, call me at 240-778-3565.
Jean Shane
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Thu Jan 30, 2014
Betty Batty answered:
The 20901 area of Silver Spring is strong. Homes in good condition with a fair list price are selling quickly with strong offer - less contingencies. Inventory is still low which is good news for sellers. It's common to see multiple offers. We just wrapped up a 2013 market analysis for 20901 and the surrounding areas. Happy to pass it along. Just email me or give me a call. ... more
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Sat Dec 28, 2013
Donna Kerr answered:
Hi Laura,

We just sold 2 homes in this neighborhood on Loxford and Caddington before Christmas. This is an area we focus on and would be happy to discuss what your home is worth. Be in touch donna@pureenergyteam.com. Best New Year Wishes! Donna ... more
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Sat Sep 28, 2013
Paula Waldman answered:
Absolutely! It seems everyone is watching their pennies these days. Now is the time to purchase before the new rules and regulations and increase in interest rates.
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Mon Jul 22, 2013
Donna Kerr answered:
You can appeal to the county but don't delay! It can be a lot of work but could be worth it if your home is truly under valued.
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Your Solar Realtor answered:
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Fri Feb 22, 2013
Your Solar Realtor answered:
Visit the website for cost trends for Chevy Chase Md.
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Sat Feb 2, 2013
Your Solar Realtor answered:
Please click on the link for a full report to see what your neighbors are selling their homes for.
I am local, call me if you have any questions.

Thank you.

http://www.kensingtonareahomes.com/mimarket/zip/20901/ ... more
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Thu Jan 31, 2013
Alex Saenger answered:
Hi Donna,

If you are thinking of selling, now is a great time, inventory is low and buyers are in search of that perfect place to call home. And with interest rates at the lowest point since we have all been alive, well, affordability is at an all time high. This also applies if you are thinking of buying. The biggest issue is lack of inventory (the number of homes available for purchase). As a seller it's great, as a buyer, not so much. If I had a little more information from you we could get into more specifics. Feel free to contact me if you would like to talk more, search for homes on my website http://www.alexsanger.com, or shoot me an email.

Alex
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