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OPEN HOUSE | Sunday August 30th, from 11am – 3pm in Charlotte Hall, Maryland

SoMDExpert.com Feel free to come visit our Open House on Sunday in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, from 11am to 3pm, and explore the possibilities of this cute, 2196 sqft country-style home and its gorgeous, shaded 1.03 acre lot.

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Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week | Take Full Advantage Of Back To School Savings

SoMDExpert.com Tax-Free Week begins Sunday, August 9th, and runs through Saturday, August 15th. All week long, any single qualifying article of clothing or footwear priced $100 or less, regardless of how many are purchased, will be exempt from the state’s 6 percent sales tax. With a week's worth of savings, the possibilities are endless. Numerous retailers across the state are gearing up for their second biggest shopping season with back to school promotions, the newest fall styles, and great sales to accompany this...

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One-of-a-Kind Country Home for Sale in Indian Head, MD on 5 Acres!

SoMDExpert.com One-of-a-Kind Country Home for Sale in Indian Head, MD on 5 Acres! 4060 Doncaster Dr Indian Head, MD 20640 Escape to the peace of the Southern Maryland countryside and discover Indian Head.  Entertaining is easy with the open floorplan. Enjoy sunny afternoons in one of the two enclosed sun rooms lining the front of the home. Or a bug-free evening on the screened porch overlooking the garden area. The woods surrounding the home are equipped with trails throughout, great for hiking or the ATV enthusiast. In short,...

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24,730 more homes to be built in Waldorf?!?

SoMDExpert.com For years Waldorf, MD has been a series of self contradictions.  It's been called a welcoming community, an overgrown suburbia, a commuting nightmare, and more. It has also criticized for it's sprawl growth, lack of supporting infrastructure, and ideas such as light rail and bypasses have been ignored because they are either inefficient or fail to be cost effective. If you've lived in Waldorf it's likely that you've had conversations with friends and neighbors about these sort of issues.  Residents seem to...

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Krispy Kreme Finally Coming to Southern Maryland!?!

SoMDExpert.com Krispy Kreme Is On It's Way to Lexington Park, MD! The rumors are swirling about Krispy Kreme Doughnuts finding a home for a retail location in Southern Maryland! Krispy Kreme is reportedly eyeing a location in Lexington Park, MD to build a retail store, which means hot, fresh Krispy Kreme's may be in our near future! According to Chris Shasho, the current location that is being considered is across from the San Souci Plaza in Lexington Park.  More news should be forthcoming and...

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Underground Home For Sale in Clinton, MD!

SoMDExpert.com The opportunity to own a home like this comes along once in a lifetime.  8305 Poplar Hill Dr in Clinton, MD is a truly rare find; a colonial brick facade disguises a luxurious 3,300 s.f. underground home, built with efficiency in mind and designed by architect Dale Percy and Formworks Construction. With utility bills that currently average $150.00/month thanks to the natural insulation of an underground home, adapting this property to live completely "off-grid" would be remarkably simple, and the 1.3 acres...

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You Won’t Believe How Spectacular This Home is for Only $325,000!

SoMDExpert.com Opportunities like this come along once in a lifetime.  That rare chance to find the perfect home without sacrificing convenience, location, or affordability.  It's a refuge from the daily grind.  An oasis from the stress at work.  Beautiful, classy, comfortable,  We call it gorgeous, but you'll call it home.   [idx-listing mlsnumber="PG8549589" showall="true"]

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Why The Hot Real Estate Market Won’t Last Long

SoMDExpert.com Let's face it, it's a good time to be selling a home right now. If nobody has mentioned it, the real estate market in the DC metro area is HOT! It's hard not to be excited about buying a home right now, particularly with loans closing around 3.25%, and mortgage insurance premiums on FHA loans have dropped significantly. Here's the history of FHA MIP, from 2008 to early-2015: Prior to January 2008 : 0.50% annual MIP plus 1.50% upfront MIP October 2008 : 0.55% annual MIP plus...

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Senate Passes Short Sale Tax Break for 2014

SoMDExpert.com GREAT NEWS for Short Sales!! If you sold a primary residence as a short sale in 2014, Congress has just given you a fantastic early Christmas gift! The mortgage debt relief act extension has been passed by both the House AND the Senate, and the President is expected to sign it into law any day! What Does This Mean For Short Sales That Have Already Happened? When you do a short sale, the lender typically forgives the outstanding loan debt, and they write it...

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Sonic Restaurant Coming to Waldorf, MD

SoMDExpert.com Expect to see servers on roller skates in the near future! Sonic Drive-In Restaurant has been granted a special zoning exception and will be built in northern Waldorf on Route 301 in 2015.  The restaurant is planned to be built next to the McDonalds on 301 south.  Keep an eye out for it on your drive home, I'm sure it will be open soon! (photo courtesy of Mike Mozart Via Flickr CC)  

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