Christopher Highland's Blog Posts

What To Do When Your Loan is Declined

Declined! It's unfortunate, but it happens. There are lots of reasons why a lender will decline a borrower, but the majority of the time the reasons have to do with insufficient credit or low credit

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What's Going on in the Frederick MD Real Estate Market?

We are often asked where we think home prices are headed over the next year. Recently, several national groups have published reports and given their predictions about the level of appreciation

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Photos Of Baker Park In Frederick Maryland

Baker Park is a beautiful neighborhood all year-round, but summer has a special charm.Search for Homes in Baker Park Neighborhood, Frederick MarylandSearch for New Homes in Baker Park Estates 

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Ten Things To Do In The Historic District Downtown Frederick Md

Do you want to make the most of your day in the Historic District in Downtown Frederick? It's a great destination location with lots of interesting things to do.  Make sure you have your!

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Home Buyer Tips To Navigate A Hot Sellers Market

Most real estate markets across the country are experiencing similar trends...we’re dealing with a mild to serious shortage of inventory. Many eXp Realty agents that I talk to, no matter

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Getting To Know Frederick Md

Exploring Frederick MarylandWhether you are considering a move to the Frederick Md area, or if you're a new resident or a long-time Frederick-tonian like me, there are always new things to explore

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Fun Things To Do During The Summer In Frederick County

Hundreds of Things to DoNo kidding, there are hundreds of fun things to do…for the kids, the pets, and the folks, as well as the history buff, the sports fan and the bookworms. There are

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Historic District Preservation Guidelines

Historic Preservation Guidelines in Frederick MdAre you interested in living in the Historic District in Frederick? The Historic District is regulated by the Frederick Historic Preservation

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Damascus Maryland Is Country Living In MoCo

Damascus MD Living If you live, work and play in Montgomery County, yet enjoy a community that is a little more laid-back, Damascus is worth checking out. With a population of just over 15,000,

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Urbana High School Ranked Number Ten In Maryland

Urbana High School - U.S. News and World Report Top Ranking Schools The U.S. News rankings includes information on more than 20,500 public high schools in the 50 states and the District of

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Benefits To Buying A New Construction Home

New construction can offer a home-buyer more than fresh paint and an open floor plan. Today’s new homes feature flexible spaces, are constructed using low-maintenance building materials and

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When Is The Best Time To Sell My Home

When thinking about selling your home, usually one of the earliest considerations is WHEN. There are several aspects of selling a home that make this a more complicated question than we can answer

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The Square Footage Dilemma

Dilemma: Using Square Footage To Determine Home ValueI like to watch several series on HGTV. “House Hunters” is one of them. I like to see the different home values in

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New Home Construction In Frederick County

New Home Construction Resumes in Frederick CountyThere are some new residential building projects underway, after a few years of a very slow market for new homes. It seems that housing development

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Home Selling Mistakes You Must Avoid

In this article we are going to dive into some of the most common mistakes sellers make when listing their house for sale, you’ll be sure to learn from them!  Not Having a

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What Rising Consumer Confidence Means For Housing

Consumer Confidence is RisingFannie Mae released the findings of the recent National Housing Survey this summer. Consumer’s opinions have been continually moving in a positive direction. Some of

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Is Your Real Estate Agent A Trusted Adviser

…or a useful idiot?Yes, you read that correctly. Buying or selling a home is one of the largest financial transactions that most people will make in their lifetime. The complexities of buying and

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