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January brings inventory boost to Lower Shore
February 5, 2019
Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – January’s frigid temperatures did not slow local inventory growth, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal).
 
New listings that went on the market in January 2019 were up 15 percent compared to the same time last year in all three counties. That translates to 524 new listings. Individually, new available units were up by 22 percent in Worcester, by eight percent in Wicomico, and by 3.2 percent in Somerset.
 
However, active inventory is still lower than it was a year ago. In all three counties, there was a total of 2,886 active listings, which is 21.7 percent lower than it was in January 2018. Active listings were down by 17.5 percent in Worcester, by 30.3 percent in Wicomico, and by 13.3 percent in Somerset.
 
New residential settlements in January were down by 29.8 percent overall compared to the same...
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Coastal hosts annual Bowling for Business Cards event
February 1, 2019
Salisbury, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) held its annual Bowling for Business Cards networking event and competition on Friday, January 25, 2019 at SouthBound Alley in Salisbury.
 
                   
Team Wells Fargo won first place in Coastal’s annual Bowling for Business Cards event. (From left) Brandon Johnson, Renee Winter, Ken Lee, and Erik Weeg
 
Sixteen teams of Coastal members and guests competed to earn the top three scores. Winners received trophies and gift cards. First place went to Team Wells Fargo, comprised of Brandon Johnson, Renee Winter, Ken Lee, and Erik Weeg. Second place went to Coldwell Banker Bowlers, comprised of Greg Erdie, Steve Parsons, Brad Rayfield, and Tim Dennis. Third place went to Mortgage Network Team One, comprised of...
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