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Karen Highland
Director of Communications at FCAR, Real Estate Blogger, Agent, Content Strategist
Director of Communications at FCAR, Real Estate Blogger, Agent, Content Strategist

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Things to Do in March 2017 in Frederick Md

Spring is Here in Frederick Md We don’t believe Punxsutawney Phil this year! Here are some great events to enjoy in March. First Saturday in the Historic District The theme for March’s First Saturday is “Downtown Revealed”.  From 5 to 9 pm, Saturday,…

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Four Reasons Your Home is NOT Selling

When the price and condition are in keeping with the market demands, a home should sell. If your home is sitting on the market longer than the average comparable home...check to see if one or more of these items might be the culpret:

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The Home Square Footage Dilemma
It's not an 'apples-to-apples' comparison when you're home shopping. 

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Facts Maryland Homeowners Should Know About Radon
Radon is particularly high in several counties in's what you should know:

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Understanding Your FICO Score
Maintaining a healthy credit score is important not only for homebuying, but also to get great rates anytime you borrow money. It could even make a difference in your job search. Understanding how your credit score is calculated is a great start in your efforts to get and keep a good credit score:

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Things to Do in Frederick in February 2017

February ♥ in Frederick Md 2017 The best First Saturday Ever! If you love ice sculptures! First Saturday in the Historic District The theme for February’s First Saturday (Feb. 4th) is “Fire In Ice”, my favorite First Saturday, with over 70 ice sculptures…

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Tips For Saving Up For A Down Payment On A Home

The task of saving up a down payment might not be as hard as you thought... these tips provided by both +Wendy Weir amd +Luke Skar will come in handy if you're saving to purchase a home.

Include in the article are excellent resources from +Bill Gassett +Kyle Hiscock +Ryan Fitzgerald and myself and more.
#realestate   #homebuying  
When people start thinking about buying versus renting, there are so many different perspectives. Buying a home is an expensive transaction. That is why it takes a solid plan to save up enough to cover all the costs, plus prepare for future homeowner expenses. There are specific things you can do now to prepare yourself in going from renter to owner. Check out this great article co-authored by +Luke Skar, Inlanta Mortgage, Inc.

Other Mentions: +Karen Highland +Bill Gassett +Kyle Hiscock +Ryan Fitzgerald and +Paul Sian.


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Donate to Second Chances Garage in Frederick MD

Instead of a trade-in, have you ever considered donating your used car? There can be some great advantages to donating over a trade-in, and you can help individuals and families right here in Frederick. After one of my sons bought a car from Second…
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