Tag: maryland

Maximum VA loan county limits for 2012 released

The Department of Veterans Affairs Loan Guaranty Program recently published county "limits" to be used for VA Loans effective January 1, 2012. Please note, these limits do not reflect a maximum amount that an eligible veteran is permitted...

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A reminder for homebuyers: Shop title companies

Recently, I stumbled upon a posting by a Washington DC-based real estate agent proclaiming that homebuyers need not shop for title insurance since title insurance rates are uniform. While it’s mostly true that title insurance rates in DC,...

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Property tax assessments in Maryland

One of the most frequent requests at closing is how often does the state of Maryland assess property values for tax purposes.  In Maryland, properties are reassessed every three years.  The state of Maryland provides a detailed...

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