Maryland Real Estate

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7 Interesting Things About Maryland

Maryland is a home to over 6 million people and was the 7th state to join the union way back in 1788. Maryland is considered “little America” because it is home to every type of environment – mountains, valleys, cities, suburbs, the great Chesapeake Bay and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean! With such a rich history, incredible residents, and remarkable places to visit, we thought our beautiful home state deserved to have the spotlight. Some information about Maryland is well known, such as the state bird (the Oriole) and the state flower (the black eyed Susan), but we wanted to showcase some of the interesting and the downright strange things you might not know about the ole’ Line State. 

1. Home of the Six Pack
Whether you know the glowing

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Creig Northrop Team Opens Silver Spring, Maryland Office!

In our continuous effort to provide the best real estate services in Maryland, we have moved our Montgomery County office to a new, updated facility in Silver Spring. The move took place during the week of July the 4th and just as Independence Day is a remembrance of the birth of our nation, we are proud to part of the re-birth of downtown Spring Hill as one of Montgomery County’s most vibrant and exciting urban centers. 

“Silver Spring has seen a major revitalization in the last decade, exploding into a major boom area we’re excited to join,” said Creig Northrop, president and CEO of the Northrop Team. “Unique community spaces, public transportation and locally owned businesses, like microbreweries and coffee shops, make up Silver Spring, and we’re

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Top 10 Restaurants in Howard County

Howard County has a lot to brag about with cities included in America’s Best Places to Live lists and having Maryland’s top-ranked school system. What you may not realize is that Howard County also has a growing culinary scene, centered around Columbia’s Lake Kittamaqundi and reaching out across the rest of this beautiful county.

The top ten restaurants in Howard County in no particular order are:

1. Iron Bridge Wine Co

On the outskirts of Columbia, you’ll find a quaint building that may not look like much on the outside, but on the inside is a restaurant that has been praised by USA Today and The Wine Enthusiast. It’s even a regular on Baltimore Magazine’s list of the Top 50 Restaurants. Iron Bridge Wine Co. is renowned for its casual

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5 Things I Love About My Home- Featuring 1812 Keymar Road, Edgewater, MD

We interviewed Ryan Mullins and Marisa Erdman to find out what they love about their home, and why they think someone else will enjoy living in the spectacular property. Here is what they said:

1. What is your favorite room to spend time in and why?

The sunroom / family room is by far our absolute favorite room! It is spacious, comfortable and the sun pours in creating a warm, inviting space to relax in. In the fall, we love to enjoy a nice glass of wine while the wood stove crackles in the corner.  It offers easy access to the kitchen and dining areas for when we entertain family and friends. 

2. What do you love about your neighborhood?

Our community offers an easy commute to the city with all the quiet charm of the suburbs. We love

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20 Reasons Why Maryland is an Amazing Place to Live

Maryland’s important place in American history, its diverse geography, and large population make it one of the most unique places in the country to live. But don’t just take it from us—here’s 20 of the best reasons why Maryland is an amazing place to call home!

1.) It is one of the original American colonies. George Calvert received a royal charter for the land that would later become Maryland from King Charles I. George’s son, Cecil Calvert, would then found the Maryland colony in 1632, one of the original 13 American colonies. He named it after Henrietta Maria, the wife of the king.

2.) It has numerous historic sites for history buffs. Maryland’s long ties to America’s past are present throughout the state with something for those

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Top 10 Restaurants in Baltimore

Baltimore cuisine isn’t all just crab cakes and pit beef. While this port city will never lose its blue-collar identity, its collective palate is becoming more diverse and refined each and every the year. 

Here are 10 restaurants that you won’t want to miss when you come to Charm City:

Charleston Restaurant

One of Baltimore’s most sought after fine dining destinations, the Charleston features a prix-fixe menu that is different, yet just as bold and mouth-watering every time you come. The menu is reimagined each day by James Beard Award-nominated chef Cindy Wolf. 1000 Lancaster St., 410-332-7373

The Prime Rib

Baltimore’s other fine-dining must, The Prime Rib has been one of the area’s swankiest steakhouses for more than 50 years.

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How Columbia, Maryland Became the First Planned Community

Columbia, Maryland is a sprawling community located in Howard County that includes ten, self-contained villages. The city has been named in the top 10 of Money magazine’s “100 Best Places to Live” list numerous times over the past decade, as well as on CNN’s “Best Places to Live in America” list. The positive recognition is well-deserved, especially considering that Columbia was built specifically with the intent of being a well-rou­­­­­­nded, idyllic place for people to live. Columbia, Maryland was the country’s first planned communities, and its creator and developer, James W. Rouse, hoped it would be a successful and prosperous community when it first opened in 1967.

Rouse was a pioneer in real estate development and in the field that

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The New Look of Real Estate

Everyone at the Creig Northrop Team is focused on our mission: “To be the leader in the real estate marketplace using the highest degree of professionalism and expertise to meet and exceed the needs of our clientele!” Putting customer service and innovation first helps us achieve our mission and satisfy our clients.

Take a look at some of the amazing new things we have in store for “ROCKTOBER:”

3D Walkthrough- Powered by Matterport- There’s a new way to view Creig Northrop Team homes for sale online. Take a virtual walkthrough with a 3D experience! This offers a major breakthrough in high-quality, rapid 3D visualization of physical spaces. You have the control to go room-by-room on any level on demand! Feel like you’re actually inside of the house!

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What to Know Before Buying Land in Maryland

Whether choosing a lot in a trendy new subdivision or an out-of-the-way patch of land to enjoy the countryside, there are important factors to consider when buying vacant land. Buying a vacant lot is a different--and sometimes more tedious experience-- than purchasing property with an existing home. However, if you understand what you’re getting into and the process involved, building your perfect home from scratch on your own beautiful piece of Maryland can be exhilarating as well.

The Lot

Size and shape are just two small factors when it comes to evaluating a lot. Where the lot is located in the state could make the buying experience a vastly different process than buying in another location.

Here are some things that could differ

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When bathrooms are customized the way you want, they can be a true oasis and the perfect place to relax after a long day. Many bathrooms offer spa-like qualities like a soaking tub and peaceful atmosphere. Take a look at these amazing bathrooms— let them be your inspiration to create a spa-like space of your dreams in your current or next home!

1. Cooksville, MD

This bathroom has an intriguing cut-out that leads to a wonderful soaking tub and dual shower! 

2. Cooksville, MD

It's hard to believe that this masterpiece is a shower! It's a beautiful to look at and even better to enjoy once you get in. 

3. Ocean City, MD

This bathroom will allow you to enjoy the Ocean City Scenery! This designer soaking tub is perfect for taking a

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