Posts Categorized: General

Chimney Inspections: What You Need to Know

Are you buying a home with a fireplace? Have you had the chimney inspected? The majority of homeowners actually skip scheduling a separate chimney inspection when buying their homes. They rely on the general property inspection alone, and in our opinion, that is a mistake. A chimney inspection is more extensive and thorough and will identify ways to improve your fireplace’s performance as well as lessen the chances of a chimney fire and carbon monoxide issues. The Chimney Safety Institute of America recommends that your chimney be inspected when purchasing your home and once a year thereafter. An inspection can alert you to blockages, creosote build up or defects in… Read more »

How Drones are Changing Real Estate

  Drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are the latest tech innovation that real estate agents are leveraging to help market and sell homes quickly. The aerial photographs and video footage shot by a drone can give potential buyers a visual perspective that traditional photography cannot provide. With all of the stories in the news lately about drones, we thought it might be helpful to capture some of the benfits, and answer a few questions, about how we’re using drone photography and video to help our clients sell their homes quickly. The ability to see the big picture Drones have the ability to capture all the external details of a… Read more »

Changes Coming to Canton Real Estate in 2015

Canton has been one of Baltimore’s hottest residential markets for over a decade. The scheduled and potential development slated for this year indicates that it is a hot spot for the the commercial market as well. With commercial property vacancy well below 10 percent, there is a definite demand for space in Canton. Companies located here are growing leaving potential new tenants with very few options. The area’s continued popularity can be attributed to its close proximity to 95  and its mix of urban and now suburban, with the Shops at Canton Crossing, amenities. 2015 is projected to be an active year for the area with developers proposing various types… Read more »