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Rich Cotton's Weekly Wrap-Up #4 About Cecil County Real Estate Matters

This is my weekly wrap-up and the purpose of this weekly blog is to bring together my V-Blogs and regular blog posts all in one post. This way if you only want to check back once a week you won;t miss anything. I hope you find this wrap-up informative. If you have any suggestions please let me know. Thanks for stopping by. Rich Cotton The Waterfront Specialist Exit Realty Chesapeake Bay.

 


Posted April 15, 2011

My Buyers Just Closed on A Waterfront Home In Kent County, MD

 

We looked at many homes over a year and a half period....but none seemed to make the cut....until.....

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The land is what the buyers feel in love with. The critical Areas legislation that controls our waterfront land use would never allow a home placement like this home has but......................... the new owners will demolish this house and rebuile their Dream Home on its footprint. Take a look at the views and remember the trees can be trimmed to open up the view!

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Posted April 14, 2011

Cecil County Board of Realtors Mini-Vention

This video is about Cecil County's Board of Realtors Annual Mini-Vention.  Each year there is a theme and this year was "It's A Zoo Out There." I interviewed some of the vendors and asked "What Makes It A Zoo Out There For You?" Listen to what they had to say.

 


Posted April 13, 2011

Cecil County, Maryland Waterfront Real Estate Market Update

 

This video takes about our Cecil County Waterfront Real Estate Market. I explain that the Buyers interest has picked up and offers are being made. The Buyers are using the assessed valuation for a property as a benchmark for their offers.

 


Posted April 11, 2011

An Unusual North East Maryland Home

Attention History Buffs, Nature Lovers and Conservationist!

Step back into time as you enter this 1700's home built by Samuel Gilpin located on 19+ acres at the head of Gilpin's Falls on the Little Northeast Creek.The country kitchen is just that with a large walk-in fireplace which was used for cooking in the early days....now it is home to a woodstove used for supplemental heating. This 3 bedroom 2 bath home is truly one-of-a-kind overlooking the restored Gilpin's Falls Covered Bridge which dates back to 1860. The bridge is one of a few remaining covered bridges in Maryland. The living room has old hardwood floors, a beautiful stone fireplace and knotty pine walls which add to the room's ambiance. Unique woodwork and designs are found through out the home.

 

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On the site there has been a Grist Mill, Lumber Mill, and Hydro Electric plants. Where did the power come from to run these enterprises? The kinetic energy of Gilpin's Falls was harnessed. The home was electrically self sufficent when the Electric plant was in operation and if you are interested in renewable resources there is a possibilty the plant could once more generate electric power.

The property also meets the County criteria for a minor subdivision when satisfactory perc tests are performed.

A variety of volcanic rock formations dating back to 540 million to 438 million years ago are displayed at Gilpin's Falls. These formations have been studied by college students from a tri-state area.

A walk along the paths through the forest, among the rock formations, and along the creek is bound to leave you full of wonderment and appreciative of all that Mother Nature has to offer. Come experience this for yourself....At Gilpin's Falls.

Chesapeake City MD Waterfront Specialist - Rich Cotton Serving the Waterfront/Water Oriented Buyers and Sellers since 1989 in Elkton, Chesapeake City, Earleville, Cecilton, North East, Charlestown, Perryville, Port Deposit, Galena, Kennedyville and surrounding areas. 800-757-7412.

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Rich Cotton's Weekly Wrap-Up #3

This is my weekly wrap-up and the purpose of this weekly blog is to bring together my V-Blogs and regular blog posts all in one post. This way if you only want to check back once a week you won;t miss anything. I hope you find this wrap-up informative. If you have any suggestions please let me know. Thanks for stopping by. Rich Cotton The Waterfront Specialist Exit Realty Chesapeake Bay.

 


Posted April 9, 2011

We The People...........Got Screwed!

This video is about last weeks Sixty Minutes segment on the bank fraud. This was brought to my attention by Paula Hathaway and her blog on Active Rain. I believe it is up to us...We The People, to demand that those responsible (The Banks) be held accountable and punished for the cover up and fraud pertaining to "Robo Signing" and using phony names and titles. 

 


 

Posted April 8, 2011

Emergency Home Loan Program

This video explains How Cecil County, Maryland homeowners that are unemployed or underemployed and behind in the mortgage payments may get assistance through the Federally funded Emergency Home Loan Program. You can borrow up to $50,000. interest free for your primary residence and if you stay in your home for five years after your last "draw" your debt is retired

 


Posted April 8, 2011

Renewable Resource Waterfront Home in North East MD.

 

How would you like to sell electric back to the power company? This 19+ acre North East. Maryland property has that potential plus! A four lot subdivision, a 1730's house and very special geology that draws college students from three states. Yes the video runs about six minutes but I believe you will find it interesting. 



 

Posted April 5, 2011

"Eagles Rest"......A Waterfront Home In Sunset Pointe

A video tour of a great waterfront home in Sunset Point, Earleville MD. Eagles Rest is situated on13.6 acres and has 540 feet or waterfront along Pond Creek. There are 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. There are garages for 5 cars, a Gazebo, and a nice brick patio. The home also has a slipwith boat 


Posted April 5, 2011

"Eagles Rest"......A Waterfront Home In Sunset Pointe

"Eagles Rest"  located at 300 Pond Creek Lane, Earleville, Maryland

Imagine waking up at "Eagles Rest"  and making a breakfast fit for a king in your warm and cozy gourmet kitchen. The Colonial Craft cherry cabinets, soapstone countertops and dual-fuel Viking range make the endeavor almost effortless.

"Eagles Rest" , an Earleville Waterfront Home, has 5 generous sized bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, large country kitchen, large living room, formal dining room, study, sitting/TV loft, media room, finished walk-out lower level, brick patio, Gazebo, large deck, garages for six cars, and a slip at the community pier. This house has it all.

 

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"Eagles Rest" embraces 13 + acres with 540 feet of frontage on Pond Creek. This home is special and Sunset Pointe is a unique community of which only sixteen families can call home. A boardwalk through a nature preserve leads you to the community area which has a great sandy beach and pier on the magnificent Chesapeake Bay. This home must be seen to appreciate the warm woods, attention to detail and to experience life as it was meant to be.....on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Chesapeake City MD Waterfront Specialist - Rich Cotton Serving the Waterfront/Water Oriented Buyers and Sellers since 1989 in Elkton, Chesapeake City, Earleville, Cecilton, North East, Charlestown, Perryville, Port Deposit, Galena, Kennedyville and surrounding areas. 800-757-7412.

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  Rich Cotton's Weekly Wrap-Up #2

This is my weekly wrap-up and the purpose of this weekly blog is to bring together my V-Blogs and regular blog posts all in one post. This way if you only want to check back once a week you won;t miss anything. I hope you find this wrap-up informative. If you have any suggestions please let me know. Thanks for stopping by. Rich Cotton The Waterfront Specialist Exit Realty Chesapeake Bay.

  


Posted April 1, 2001

Regulation Z Take 2

 Newsflash! An Appellate Court judge issued a "stay" late last night which effectively shuts down Regulation Z for the time being. A hearing is scheduled for April 5, 2011. At that time will will find out the fate of Regulation Z. and its impact on Cecil County Maryland buyers. Stay tuned!

 


Posted April 1, 2011

 Regulation Z and The Impact for Buyers in Cecil County MD

 Newsflash! An Appellate Court judge issued a "stay" late last night which effectively shuts down Regulation Z for the time being. A hearing is scheduled for April 5, 2011. At that time will will find out the fate of Regulation Z. and its impact on Cecil County Maryland buyers. Stay tuned!


 Posted March 31, 2011 

Cecil County MD Real Estate Market March 2011

This video is about our local market conditions in Cecil County Maryland. I give a wrap-up of our March 2011 sold statistics. I know to most of you the first thing that will come to mind is...he must of made a mistake on the number of homes sold. No... the number quoted is right! How would you like to work in this market? 


 Posted March 31, 2011

My Two New Listings in Cecil County MD

In this video I talk about two of my new listings I have in Cecil County Maryland. The first is Eagles Rest a great waterfront home located in Sunset Points a Waterfront Community in Earleville Md. The second is a unique property that had the first privately owned hydro-electric plant .


Posted March 22, 2011

67 Second Street, Chesapeake City, MD.
Charming Home For Sale in Chesapeake City, Maryland

Nestled in the sweet little hamlet of Port Herman sits 67 Second Street, Chesapeake City, MD. Built in 1965 and refurbished in 2006 this cottage offers the best of solid 1960 construction and charm with all the conveniences of today. The well was re dug in 2006, siding was replaced, new wood floors installed, new heating and AC installed, the sun room was closed in, kitchen was updated with quartz counter tops, new appliances, new floor and a small addition was put on to add a large laundry room and a large master closet. In 2011 the carpet was replaced. 

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This charming home sits on almost a half acre and is one home back from the Elk River. There are small river views from some rooms in the home. A nice size detached garage and a shed in the back yard await the woodworker or mechanic. Old trees provide lots of shade for hot summer afternoons. There are pastoral views from the front room. This home is a quiet getaway from all the worries of life. 

 

Chesapeake City MD Waterfront Specialist - Rich Cotton Serving the Waterfront/Water Oriented Buyers and Sellers since 1989 in Elkton, Chesapeake City, Earleville, Cecilton, North East, Charlestown, Perryville, Port Deposit, Galena, Kennedyville and surrounding areas. 800-757-7412.

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 Rich Cotton's Weekly Wrap-Up

This is my weekly wrap-up and the purpose of this weekly blog is to bring together my V-Blogs and regular blog posts all in one post. This way if you only want to check back once a week you won;t miss anything. I hope you find this wrap-up informative. If you have any suggestions please let me know. Thanks for stopping by. Rich Cotton The Waterfront Specialist EXit Realty Chesapeake Bay.


Posted  March 18, 2011

Looking For A Fun Event To Do Around Easter?

Take a trip to Milburn Orchard located on Appelton Road north of Elkton, MD.

 

A great palce for family fun

 

The day begins wandering around the Orchard prior to the hunt. The Easter Bunny is there for photos and there are fun things to do for everyone. A hayride takes the participants to the Easter Egg Patch and the children are split into age groups. The kids find the eggs, turn them in, and get a prize.......Everybody is a winner!!! 

This years Easter Egg Hunts will take place on April 16, 17, 21, 22, 23 plus Bonus Day-Monday, April 25th! The hunts start every 1/2 hour from 11AM -3PM.

 


Posted March 17, 2011

 This video describes the benefits of creating a video of your home and putting it on the Internet. I believe that in the not to distant future that video will overtake and replace still photographs as the primary means of marketing a home. What is next ? Well maybe 3D!

 


 Posted March 16, 2011

 This video helps to explain exactly what M.E.R.S is, how it was formed and by whom. I also give some background about why it was formed and how that created problems not only for municipalities but also for homeowners. The M.E.R.S. concept was originally meant to speed up the securitization of mortgages....its consequences are more far reaching.

 


Posted March 15, 2011

This is the best priced Waterfront Home in the area! It is not often that home such as this comes on the market at an affordable price. Three bedrooms, 2 baths, spectacular views from almost every room, large deck, pier with electric, water and a boat lift, this home has it all. 

 

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Chesapeake City MD Waterfront Specialist - Rich Cotton Serving the Waterfront/Water Oriented Buyers and Sellers since 1989 in Elkton, Chesapeake City, Earleville, Cecilton, North East, Charlestown, Perryville, Port Deposit, Galena, Kennedyville and surrounding areas. 800-757-7412.

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