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Maryland First Time Home Buyer Credit.

Choosing to purchase a home is one of the smartest and biggest decisions of your life. It takes a lot of time and commitment to navigate the complex purchase process. There are a number of things you can do to save money on your new home.

First Time Home Buyer Programs in Maryland

Many non-profit organizations offer down payment assistance programs to first time homebuyers in Maryland. Some cities and counties even offer a Mortgage Credit Certificate or MCC. An MCC is a federal tax credit program for first time homebuyers.

When purchasing your first home, it’s extremely important that you learn all that you can about the home buying process and the programs available to help you.

Maryland HomeCredit

A Maryland HomeCredit can save you tens of thousands of dollars throughout the life of your loan. When combined with a home loan through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Mortgage Program, purchasing your first home in Maryland has never been easier! The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development offers down payment assistance as well as a 30-year fixed interest rate.

The Maryland HomeCredit doesn’t save you money on the purchase of your home. Instead, it provides eligible homeowners with a federal tax credit that reduces the federal tax liability owed. The value of this tax credit is 25% of the value of mortgage payments up to $2000. This credit can be claimed every year that you own your home.

Eligible homeowners can apply for a Maryland HomeCredit through an approved mortgage lender. In order to be eligible, the home you purchase must be in Maryland and you must meet the income requirements and home purchase price limits set by the Maryland Mortgage Program. Also, the home you purchase must be your primary residence and you cannot have owned a home within the past three years.

New Home Community in Frederick, Maryland

If you’re thinking of purchasing a home in Maryland, look no further than Landsdale in Frederick County. Landsdale features gorgeous new construction single-family homes and townhomes and a variety of first-rate amenities. Landsdale has everything that you could ever want in a community. Please contact us for more information.

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What You Didn’t Know About Monrovia, MD

Located in southeastern Frederick County, just one mile south of New Market, Monrovia is one of the safest and most family-friendly towns in Maryland. This small town has a population of 433 people. With only one neighborhood, Monrovia is the 252nd largest community in Maryland.

Employment

Unlike many other towns, Monrovia has a unique mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. The town is home to a number of managers, teachers, professionals, construction workers and builders. More people working in Monrovia work on computers or math than 95% of other places in the U.S.

Safety

Monrovia’s crime rate is lower than the country’s average, making it an extremely safe place to live. This small town has fewer renters, college students and young children than many other towns in Maryland. Monrovia is an extremely quiet and peaceful town.

Raising Children

Monrovia is a fantastic choice for families with children. The town has an excellent school district and a large population of college-educated adults. In fact, citizens of Monrovia are among the most educated in the nation. Since many families call Monrovia home, children living here have plenty of opportunities to build lasting friendships.

History

Monrovia is brimming with history. During the 17th century, American Indians used to land to fish and hunt. European settlers began arriving during the 18th century. The town began with a flour mill and a saw mill. The flour produced by the mill was said to be of such good quality that it was sold all the way to Brazil. The town’s general store, Wood-Walker General Store, did more business than any other store in Frederick County. In 1880, Monrovia was the largest community in the New Market election district.

New Homes in Monrovia, MD

If you’re thinking of moving to Maryland, please consider Landsdale, Frederick County’s new planned community. Landsdale has a variety of brand new single family homes and townhomes available in Monrovia, MD. This gorgeous new home community features beautiful views, family-friendly amenities and brand new homes with some of today’s most sought after features. Please contact us for more information.

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Family Fitness Activities in Frederick.

We all know that exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. What you might not realize is the many benefits of exercising as a family. Getting the entire family moving together can help establish lifelong healthy habits, provide support and encouragement and allow for meaningful bonding. Landsdale offers the following family fitness activities in Frederick, Maryland.

Bike Riding

Going for a family bike ride has many benefits. It creates lasting memories, is good for the heart and can help with weight loss. Frederick County offers some of the best cycling opportunities in the East Coast. Residents can take advantage of Landsdale’s own family friendly biking trails.

Swimming

Beat the summer heat and enjoy some family fun in Landsdale’s community pool. Swimming is a low-impact exercise that can help reduce stress, strengthen muscles and encourage weight loss.

Walking

Take a stroll with the family through Historic Downtown Frederick. This charming area offers some of the best food, shopping and entertainment in all of Frederick County. Regular walks can help improve mood, maintain a healthy weight and strengthen bones and muscles.

Tennis

Tennis is an excellent sport for families. Playing tennis lowers blood pressure, reduces body fat and improves reaction times. Families will love Landsdale’s brand new tennis courts.

Yard Work

Yard work is an excellent way to get exercise year round. During the summer, the whole family can help with garden maintenance including mowing, raking and other yard work.

Weekly Sports Night

Set aside one day a week to get everyone up and moving. Take turns picking a sport to try each week throughout the summer. This is an excellent way to get fit and spend quality time as a family.

Indoor Games

You don’t have to go outdoors to exercise as a family. There are many games that can be played indoors such as hopscotch or hot potato. A scavenger hunt encourages both critical thinking and movement. These fun indoor games promote bonding and exercise.

Our state-of-the-art amenities and premier location make exercising as a family fun and easy. Stop by today to see why Landsdale is Frederick County’s fastest selling new home community.

Please contact us for more information.

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Best Upgrades for Your Backyard for Spring.

There’s nothing quite like the warmer weather of spring to encourage us to spend more time outdoors. Many residents in Frederick have already begun having afternoon get-togethers and evening cookouts. If you want to make your outdoor living space the perfect getaway for spring, you might want to consider the following upgrades.

Add a Fire Pit

Fire pits bring friends and family together and extend the outdoor season. A backyard fire pit can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose. There are many shapes and sizes available or instructions can be found online for creating your own. If space is an issue, a table-top fire pit can provide warmth and comfort.

Upgrade Patio Furniture

The wrong patio furniture can make it difficult to entertain in the spring. Patio furniture has come a long way since the days of picnic tables and plastic chairs. Newer designs make it possible to create a living room-type space outdoors. Consider upgrading patio furniture with a new dining table and chairs. Choose pieces that are durable and easy to clean.

Light Your Landscape

The right backyard lighting can create a beautiful and functional outdoor living space. Landscape lighting allows you to spend more time outdoors. It also provides an added sense of security and can be used to highlight features of your landscape.

Add a Water Feature

A water feature is a wonderful addition to any outdoor living space. In addition to looking great, the sound of moving water can create a sense of peace and tranquility. Backyard water features include fountains and water gardens of all shapes and sizes.

Add Potted Plants and Flowers

Potted plants and flowers can add beauty and texture to your backyard. Add seasonal colors by adding as many potted plants and container gardens as you can comfortably fit on your patio. For the best effect, choose a variety of colors and greenery.

Landsdale is excited to celebrate spring with our residents! We can’t wait to see how you spruce up your backyard this spring.

Please contact us for details about Frederick’s best-selling new home community.

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New Homes Frederick MD

New Construction Homebuyers Resources

Purchasing a new home is an exciting time. However, it can be daunting as well. Buying a new construction home is a little different than purchasing a resale home. When buying a new house, you will need to understand a few things about the home buying process. With a little time and knowledge you can have the new home of your dreams.

Buying a New Construction Home

Many prospective homebuyers are disappointed by the selection of homes in their target area. It’s not uncommon to find homes that simply don’t meet a family's needs or expectations. They’re either too small, outdated or lack storage space. Whatever the reason, resale homes often fall short. That is why buying a new construction home is the best option for homebuyers today.

When you purchase a new construction home, you get to control various aspects of its layout and design elements. This might include adding extra bedrooms or bathrooms and upgrading flooring and countertops. When you buy new construction, you buy directly from the home builder.

Choosing your community

Before buying a new home, make sure that you understand the neighborhood’s details and future plans. This can help you determine if the community is right for you. Researching the home builder is equally important. Make sure that you choose a respectable developer with a proven track record.

Determine how much you can reasonably spend on your new home. Keep in mind that there will be additional costs involved including property taxes, closing costs, homeowners insurance, maintenance, repair costs and more.

Amenities and features

It’s important to understand what’s included with the home and what is not. Before buying, you will probably look at a model home. Keep in mind that model homes are typically full of upgrades and amenities. This is so that the builder can show you what is possible in your new home. Ask questions and determine which upgrades are most important to you and which ones you can live without.

Buying a new construction home doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it might end up being the best decision you ever make.

The following resources can help you learn more.

http://www.ryanhomes.com/
http://www.calatlantichomes.com/
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/
http://www.hgtv.com/design/real-estate/how-to-buy-in-new-construction

Landsdale is Frederick County’s newest planned community. Our brand new construction homes are built by respected homebuilders Winchester Homes, Ryan Homes and CalAtlantic Homes. Our thoughtfully designed community includes a number of resort-style amenities including a clubhouse, playground, pool, and tennis courts. Come and see why Landsdale is the perfect neighborhood for anyone looking to live life to its fullest!

For more information, please contact us.

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Top Things to Consider When Buying a New Construction Home

Buying a new home is one of the most important decisions of your life. You’ll probably have a lot of questions throughout the home buying process. The following can help you decide which factors are important when buying a new construction home.

Location, location, location

When buying a new construction home, location is everything! While it might be possible to make changes to your home later, you can never change its location. Where a home is located has a major impact on its value. Homes in great locations hold their value better than homes in less desirable neighborhoods.

Landsdale offers brand new construction homes in beautiful Frederick County, Maryland. Frederick County is an excellent and safe place to live and raise a family. This gorgeous planned community is located close to shopping, dining, entertainment and schools. Landsdale is the perfect location for anyone looking to work and play close to home.

Resort-style amenities

Amenities should make living easier. They should provide the perfect balance between relaxation and social opportunities. Amenities should be designed to support both physical and emotional well-being.

Landsdale offers a variety of resort-style amenities including a clubhouse, swimming pool and leisure pool, tennis courts, sport court, playgrounds and tot lots, walking and biking trails and an outdoor amphitheater. Our community is thoughtfully designed to support an active lifestyle.

Trusted home builders

Finding the right home builder is one of the most important decisions you can make in the home buying process. When it comes to choosing a home builder, experience counts. You will want to find a builder with a proven track record.

Landsdale homes are built by some of the country’s most respected home builders. We offer a variety of new construction single family homes from Winchester Homes, Ryan Homes and CalAtlantic Homes. New homes are built with a variety of options to suit every need.

Landsdale is Frederick County’s newest planned community. Interested home buyers can choose from a collection of single family homes and townhomes, conveniently located by Montgomery County, Baltimore and Washington DC.

Come and see why life is better at Landsdale. Please contact us for more information.

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Builder Spotlight: CalAtlantic Single Family Homes at Landsdale.

Since 1967, CalAtlantic Homes has been a proven leader, providing high quality, energy-efficient homes across the United States. Today, CalAtlantic proudly builds in 17 states and maintains their reputation for superior customer experience. Landsdale is proud to offer four different styles of CalAtlantic single family homes.

The Columbia

The Columbia Model CalAtlantic Homes Landsdale FrederickThis gorgeous home features a spacious gourmet kitchen complete with a center island and a casual dining area connected to a large great room. Located off the foyer, the dining room provides the perfect space for entertaining friends and family. Across from the dining room, homeowners can take advantage of a flexible living space that can be converted into an optional study. A laundry room, family foyer and two-car garage complete the first floor.

Upstairs, families will appreciate the bonus room, spacious owner’s suite with large walk-in closet, private bathroom and three additional bedrooms. The basement of this home can be finished to create additional living space or storage.

The Jamestown

Jamestown Model CalAtlantic Homes Landsdale FrederickThe Jamestown is the ideal home for entertaining. This impressive home features a large great room, a gourmet kitchen with a center island, a roomy dining area and a private den that can be converted into an optional fifth bedroom with a full bathroom.

Upstairs, families can take advantage of the bonus room, spacious owner’s suite with large walk-in closet and private bathroom, three additional bedrooms and laundry room. The basement can be finished to create extra living space or room for storage.

The Washington

Washington Model CalAtlantic Homes Landsdale FrederickThe Washington is the perfect home for busy families. This gorgeous home features a flexible living space that can be used for either dining or as an office, a great room connected to a casual dining area and a gourmet kitchen complete with granite countertops an island and a pantry. The den can be converted into an optional fifth bedroom with a full bathroom. Off the three-car garage, this home features a family foyer and walk-in closet to help busy families stay organized.

Upstairs features a bonus room, spacious owner’s suite with two closets and a private bathroom, an optional deluxe shower bath or garden bath, three additional bedrooms and a laundry room. The basement can be finished to create even more living space or storage.

The Concord

Concord Model CalAtlantic Homes Landsdale Frederick The Concord offers families the perfect blend of flexibility and innovative design. The flex/dining room can be used as either a formal dining room or office. The gourmet kitchen features granite countertops, upgraded cabinets, an island and a walk-in pantry. The kitchen opens up to a casual dining area and great room. The downstairs den can be converted into an optional fifth bedroom with a full bathroom. This home also features a family foyer and a three car garage.

Upstairs features a bonus room, large owner’s suite with private bathroom, three additional bedrooms and a laundry room. Additional bathrooms can be added upstairs. As in other models, the basement can be finished to create additional living or storage space.

Please contact Landsdale for more information about our single family homes designed by CalAtlantic.

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Landsdale Frederick Playground Amenities

Landsdale- Amenities Opening Soon!

Landsdale is pleased to announce that many of our amenities will be opening soon! We have completed construction on our clubhouse and our playground. Our pool is poured and will open in the spring.

Our Clubhouse and Playground are Now Open!

Our 6,000 square foot Craftsman-style clubhouse overlooks our gorgeous community. Our 8-lane Olympic-size swimming pool and zero-entry leisure pool are poured and will be ready for residents just in time for the warmer weather this spring. All of our amenities are thoughtfully designed to inspire relaxation, leisure and fun.

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Landsdale's New Clubhouse

Future resort-style amenities include tennis courts, tot lots, sport court, walking and biking trails, an outdoor amphitheater and an on-site elementary school. All of this and more can be found in Landsdale, surrounded by gorgeous views of Sugarloaf Mountain, rolling hills and beautiful farmland.

Convenient Location

Landsdale is conveniently located in Southern Frederick County, where Montgomery, Frederick and Howard counties converge. This makes it possible for Landsdale’s residents to take advantage of everything that nearby cities have to offer.
Interested home buyers can choose from a variety of single family homes and townhomes. These homes feature today’s most sought-after features and are specially designed to increase efficiency, comfort and luxury.
Three of the area’s leading homebuilders have come together to offer homebuyers a collection of home styles and floor plans with a number of options, guaranteed to suite every need and lifestyle.

Enjoy All That Frederick County Has To Offer

Residents in Frederick County can easily access some of the East Coast’s most desirable cities. However, despite its close proximity, Frederick County feels like a welcome escape from the hectic pace of city life. This is only part of the reason why Frederick County is such a desirable location. The fact that residents like where they live creates a genuine sense of atmosphere that you’d be hard pressed to find in any other location.
Landsdale offers the best in small-town living with modern conveniences close by. Landsdale’s thoughtful location allows easy access with less congestion to Frederick, Montgomery County and Baltimore.
For information about available homes, please contact us today.

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Holiday Events in Frederick MD 2016

2016 Holiday Events in Frederick County, MD

The holidays are upon us! Get into the holiday spirit with the following holiday events in Frederick County, MD.

A Very Merry Christmas

November 26th – December 30th
Way Off Broadway Children’s Theatre
5 Willowdale Dr.
Frederick, MD, 21702

This delightful production combines Christmas songs from the past and present with a good measure of fun and laughs. You won’t want to miss this festive holiday event! On Saturday night dinner is served at 6pm and the show begins promptly at 8pm. On Sunday, enjoy lunch at 12:30pm and a performance at 2:15pm.

Christmas In New Market

December 9 – 10th
Main Street
New Market, MD, 21774

Bring the whole family on Friday, Dec 9th to enjoy a tree-lighting ceremony, Christmas carols and the arrival of Santa Claus. On Saturday, take part in a scavenger hunt and Christmas tree silent auction while Santa Claus roams the area, bringing cheer to both children and adults!

Hometown Holidays

December 10th
Downtown Brunswick
1 W. Potomac St.
Brunswick, MD, 21716

This day-long event kicks off with a delicious breakfast with Santa Claus. From 1-4pm enjoy a holiday open house of downtown businesses. Throughout the day, you can enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, children’s activities and a children’s party. In the evening, explore Brunswick Heritage Museum by candlelight.

Festival of Lights

December 16th
City Hall at Courthouse Square
101 N. Court St.
Frederick, MD, 21701

Participate in one of the holiday season’s most inspiring events. Enjoy holiday greetings, Christmas carols and an inspirational message. Attendees participate in a moving candle lighting ceremony, filling the courtyard with brilliant light. The Festival of Lights begins at 7pm.

Holiday Caroling and Bazaar

December 17th
Sky Stage
59 S. Carroll St.
Frederick, MD, 21701

Bring your family and friends to the Sky Stage for an afternoon of caroling. The Sky Stage is an open-air theatre located in a historic pre-Revolutionary War building. This festive event takes place from 2-7pm.

Candlelight Tours of the Shrine

December 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10th
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD, 21727

Enjoy a tour of the Seton Shrine by candlelight! Visit both of Elizabeth Ann Seton’s homes and the awe-inspiring Basilica. Candlelight tours take place from 5-6:30pm.

After enjoying these holiday events come home to Landsdale, Frederick County’s newest planned community. For more information, please contact us today.

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New Homes Frederick County MD

Home Values Increase in Monrovia, MD.

Located in Frederick County, Monrovia, Maryland is a beautiful area, full of arts, culture and lots of historic interest. Monrovia sits on the Potomac River between Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia, inland from the Chesapeake Bay.

Monrovia is an excellent place for families with children. Since many other families live here, both parents and children are more likely to develop strong social ties. The town has a great public school district and a large population of college-educated adults. This creates the perfect environment for academic success. Additionally, crime rate in Monrovia is significantly lower than average for the county. Families don’t need to travel far for entertainment either. Close by, families can enjoy Gaver Farm, Adventure Park USA, Urbana District Park and Rock Hill Orchard.

It’s no wonder why the housing market is Monrovia is booming!

Home values in Monrovia have increased 3.6% over the past year. It’s predicted that values will continue to rise another 2.2% within the coming year.

In Frederick County, residential property values have seen an overall increase of 8.7% since 2013. Throughout the state of Maryland, residential property values grew 9.5% over the same three year period. These numbers represent the first time that Frederick County has seen increased property values since prices began declining in 2007.

Home prices are steadily rising in many parts of the U.S., yet homes remain affordable. This is due to current mortgage rates. Home buyers wishing to maximize their dollar should consider buying now, before mortgage rates go up.

Beautiful New Homes in Monrovia, MD

In beautiful Monrovia, MD, Landsdale is your best choice for luxury and convenience in Frederick County. These brand new homes are specially designed to maximize efficiency, comfort and luxury. Each home includes todays’ most sought after features. Landsdale is conveniently located where Montgomery, Frederick and Howard Counties meet, making it incredibly easy to access work, everyday conveniences and entertainment.

Residents of Landsdale enjoy beautiful views of Sugarloaf Mountain, rolling hills and lush greenery. Residents can take advantage of many resort-style amenities including a craftsman-style clubhouse, Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis courts, playgrounds and tot lots, sports court, walking and biking trails and an outdoor amphitheater. A planned on-site elementary school makes Landsdale the ideal location for families.

Now is the best time to buy! For more information about Landsdale, please contact us today.

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