Coldwell Banker Innovations Events

Nov. 16, 2016

There’s Still Time To Make This Christmas Special—Toys For Tots 2016


Once again, Coldwell Banker Innovations is participating in the annual Toys For Tots campaign.  There’s still time to donate unwrapped toys here at our office located at 1850 Dual Highway in Hagerstown, but the clock is ticking!


Toys For Tots—Helping Children Smile Since 1947

For nearly seven ...

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Dec. 23, 2014

Coldwell Banker Innovations: A Year In Review


 Wow! Where did the past year go? It’s almost 2015 and if you’re anything like us it almost seems like we time traveled through all of the previous years! Looking back, we had some really great discussions in our blog articles, touching on a wide range of topics ...

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June 15, 2012

Shadow inventory exposed to the light!

In April the Shadow inventory of distressed properties in theUS housing market hit a new low that paralleled the decline in for sale inventory.  Shadow inventory is defined as properties seriously delinquent by 90 days or more, in the foreclosure process, and those that have finished the foreclosure process and ...

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June 15, 2012

Mortgage rates stabilize after hitting record lows

With demands for purchase loans the highest they have been in 6 months, interest rates finally seem to have hit their low, halting a six week slide that ended around 3.71 percent.  This is the lowest mortgage rates have been since 1971.  Although requests to refinance accounted for eight ...

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June 8, 2012

Builders Head to Washington

On June 6th, more than 700 builders went to Capitol Hill to call on Congress to make home ownership, and all the related industries a national priority, to create jobs and ensure that the countries real estate market continues its current trend of growth.

“Though we are seeing some hopeful ...

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June 1, 2012

Largest amount of short sales in a 3 year period

A three-year high in pre-foreclosure sales, typically short sales, helped push the nation’s overall share of distressed sales up to 26 percent in the first quarter.  A total of 233,299 properties sold in the first quarter were either in some stage of foreclosure, meaning they were subject to a ...

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May 25, 2012

First Quarter Home Sales Highest in Five Years!

“First-quarter sales closings were the highest first-quarter sales in five years. The latest contract signing activity suggests the second quarter will be equally good,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist, in a statement.

Pending sales of existing homes rose to their highest level in nearly two years in March ...

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May 18, 2012

NAR draws 15000 realtors to D.C.

On May 17th, 15,000 Realtors gathered around theWashington monument in a demonstration of political unity of the National Association of Realtors.  NAR is the fourth on the center for responsive politics “Heavy Hitters List” with nearly 42 million in political donations since 1989. As lawmakers gear up to tackle ...

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April 6, 2012

Robo signing: what you can do.

If you purchased a home through GMAC, now known as Ally Financial, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, or Citibank, you may want to take note.   A recent settlement of $25 billion is proposed to aid homeowners who may have been subject to “robo-signing,” in loan and foreclosure practices ...

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March 22, 2012

2011 Washington County Residential Market Share Graph

While this graph may be impressive with our commanding number one market share position we have held since 1997, behind these numbers, are lives of real people that are working, playing and struggling with life every day. May we always remember that the real meaning of home is family and ...

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