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Local REALTORS® travel to Annapolis for Legislative Breakfast
January 30, 2015
Annapolis, Md. – Nine members of the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) traveled to Annapolis this week to meet with local legislators to discuss real estate priorities in the 2015 legislative session of the General Assembly.
 
      
(From left) CAR Board President Vicki Harmon, Del. Mary Beth Carozza, CAR President-elect Linda Moran at the 2015 MAR Legislative Breakfast in Annapolis.
 
The Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR) hosted a Legislative Breakfast on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Members of the Eastern Shore delegation in attendance were Del. Carl Anderton, Del. Mary Beth Carozza, Del. Johnny Mautz, Del. Charles Otto, and Del. Sheree Sample-Hughes. In addition to discussing MAR’s legislative priorities for 2015,...
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Contracts remain up through end of year
January 15, 2015
Berlin, Md. – The local real estate market rounded out the end of 2014 with increasing contract – or pending sales – numbers, continuing a trend that held steady throughout the year.
 
According to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR), single family home contract signings across the Tri-County area saw a 44.3 percent jump in December, compared to the same time the previous year. CAR’s data reflects contract increases during each month of 2014 except for May, which saw a six percent decrease. Compared to 2013, 2014 as a whole saw a 16 percent increase in contract signings.
 
                                 
 
Settlement numbers were up 27.3 percent in December, and 11 percent throughout the entirety of 2014....
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