Southern Maryland Real Estate Blog


John Uribe - Tuesday, April 02, 2019

A Southern MD Real Estate Tip: Improving a Home's Curb Appeal

One of the easiest and quickest ways to boost curb appeal is to paint (and repair if needed) a home's front door, molding and trim. Painting garage doors, porches, shutters, doorsteps, flower boxes, furniture, mailboxes/stands, and window trim are other potential projects, as is changing the front door hardware. Read more.

John Uribe - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Guide to Home for Sale in Maryland

Have a home for sale in Maryland? Want to sell it fast? Check out this quick 2-part series with the information to help you sell your home. Contact an O'Brien Realty agent today. Continue reading.

John Uribe - Friday, February 15, 2019

How to Make Your Home Sale

Whether you have a home for sale in Maryland or somewhere else in the United States, you'll want to read this series on how to sell your home quickly. Continue reading.

John Uribe - Monday, December 03, 2018

How to Save Up for Your First Home

Home ownership is a dream for people across the globe. Many people save for years before buying their first homes, squirreling away every dollar they can with the hopes they can one day become homeowners. Get tips on how to save up for your first home

John Uribe - Friday, November 30, 2018

Get the Best Mortgage Financing Deal

Few people are able to walk into a home, like what they see and then pay for a house in cash. In the vast majority of home purchases, mortgages make the dream of home ownership a reality. Get tips on getting the best mortgage financing

John Uribe - Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Transform Bathroom with Technology

Technology is infiltrating every room of the house. Many new home buyers are millennials, and this tech-savvy demographic covets technological innovations. Read more

John Uribe - Thursday, July 12, 2018

Three Ways . Your Lawn Can Improve Curb Appeal

Returns on home improvement projects vary. In its annual Cost vs. Value Report, Remodeling magazine notes the projects that yield the best returns on investment in a given year. But a host of factors, including the type of market (buyers' or sellers') and the region where the home is being sold, ultimately combine to determine if homeowners' investments in home improvement projects will provide the returns they were hoping for.

Learn how improving your lawn can improve curb appeal.

John Uribe - Monday, January 29, 2018

Handling Major Life Changes

Change can be both exciting and frightening. Men and women facing major life changes like moving, switching careers or retiring can take the following tips to heart to make such transitions go as smoothly as possible. Read more.

John Uribe - Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Create a Salesworthy Showplace in Southern MD

The sentiment "don't judge a book by its cover" can be applied to many situations. When it comes to selling their homes, homeowners should remember this adage as they prepare their homes for prospective buyers.  Read more.

John Uribe - Saturday, October 28, 2017

Moving & Getting to Know New Neighbors

Across Southern MD, people are packing boxes, hiring trucks and moving short and long distances.
Find out why people move in Southern Maryland.