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Archive: January `17
Local REALTORS® meet with state legislators in Annapolis
January 25, 2017
Annapolis, Md. – Members and staff from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) traveled to Annapolis on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to participate in the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR) 2017 Lobby Day.
 
       
Members and staff from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® participated in the 2017 Maryland Association of REALTORS® Lobby Day in Annapolis. (From left) Mickey Lobb; Government & Public Affairs Director Sarah Rayne; Board Member and Government Affairs and RPAC Committee Chair Joseph Wilson; Board Member Grace Masten; Sen. Jim Mathias; Past President Vicki Harmon; President Don Bailey; Vice President Terrence McGowan; and Board Member Brandon Johnson.
 
This annual event is an...
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Lower Shore housing market sees boost in 2016
January 11, 2017
Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The local housing market continues to show marked signs of improvement, according to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of REALTORS®.
 
                                               
 
In 2016, single family home sales increased by about six percent compared to 2015 in the entire Tri-County area. Contracts, or pending sales, increased by about five percent and the average sale price increased by about eight percent. New listings of single family homes decreased by about six percent.
 
Condominium sales in 2016 increased by about nine percent and average condominium sale prices decreased by about 10 percent.
 
In Worcester County alone, single family home sales increased by about four...
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