Southern Maryland Real Estate Blog


John Uribe - Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Maryland real estate market will always have its ups and downs, but real estate is an often-profitable investment. 

Real estate investors do their investing for various reasons. Some see a house as a place to hang their hats for years and years, while others look at properties as nothing more than investments. Read more

John Uribe - Saturday, November 19, 2016

A Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investments

Purchasing a house or property in Southern Maryland is about more than setting up a home. Although quite a number of people buy real estate to establish their future, long-term abodes, many others recognize the potentially lucrative investment that lies within a real estate purchase. Read more ...


John Uribe - Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Making Friends After Moving to Southern Maryland

Downsizing and other life changes often find seniors leaving their comfort zones to move to new neighborhoods or regions of the country. It can be difficult to leave those comfort zones behind, especially when it means saying goodbye to close friends or family members.  Read more

John Uribe - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Consider Simple Home Eco-improvements for Easy Savings in Southern MD

Did you know that being environmentally conscious is also an easy way to put money in your pocket in Southern MD? Read about how you can significantly reduce your carbon footprint and energy consumption.

John Uribe - Saturday, July 30, 2016

Save Money & Stay Cool as Temperatures Heat Up

Excessive energy bills can be a concern in spring and summer, just as much as they are in the winter. So how can you save money while keeping your home cool? 

John Uribe - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

How to Determine if You're Ready to Downsize Southern Maryland Home

As men and women retire in Southern Maryland or approach retirement age, many opt to downsize their homes. Such a decision can save older adults substantial amounts of money while also liberating them from the hassle of maintaining large homes they no longer need. 

Read more about downsizing your Southern Maryland home. 

John Uribe - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

How to make relocation, whether you're coming or going to Southern Maryland, go smoothly!


In this article: 
   • Why people relocate. 
   • Tips to make moving to or away from Southern Maryland (Calvert County, Charles County & St. Mary’s County) easier. 

Read more about relocating in Southern Maryland.

John Uribe - Thursday, April 14, 2016

Add Curb Appeal to Your Southern Maryland Property

Many people are familiar with the idea that a strong first impression can go a long way. While that idea is most often referenced in regard to personal interactions, it's also applicable to real estate in Southern Maryland. Read more.

John Uribe - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Staging Your Southern Maryland Home For Sale 

Staging your home in Southern Maryland for a quick sale can be a time consuming task, even more so during the cold winter months. Not only does one have to contend with other homes on the market, and numerous buyers, but the weather can present a problem in terms of access to the home and the cleanliness of the interior. We'd like to offer some winter home staging tips to help during a cold wet winter.

John Uribe - Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Tips for First-time Home Buyers

Buying a home for the first time is an exciting period in a person's life. Deciding to buy a home often indicates buyers are ready to establish firm roots in a community where they can see themselves living for years to come.

The process of buying a home is rarely easy, and first-time buyers may feel overwhelmed at times. Such feelings are perfectly normal and felt by first-time buyers regardless of their budgets or home preferences. But there are a few ways to make buying a home more enjoyable than it is nerve-wracking. Read more.