Lorrie Geiss' Blog

Posted on 07/25/2021
Why Select a Conforming Loan?
Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay When you plan on getting a mortgage, you have some choices. There are conventional, FHA, VA and other options. One term you'll likely hear is a conforming or a non-conforming loan. If you aren't sure what that means, you could end up confused about the kind of loan you're actually getting for your...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Communal Living Options
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you. Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Tips to Keep Your Home Secure During an Open House
Photo by Gino Crescoli via PixabayIf a stranger were to knock on your door and ask to come in, you’d likely say no. Yet when you’re showing your house, this is exactly what you’re doing. You’ll let stranger after stranger come in to tour the home and see if it’s a good fit for their needs. So how...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
7 Brilliant Storage Solutions to Build Into Your Space
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels Whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist, you need storage. Designing your home with spectacular, well-designed storage nooks in mind can make your life so much easier. Consider building these storage solutions into your new home. 1. In-Wall Storage Solutions Utilizing the space between studs to create built-in shelves or storage nooks...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
How Much Money Can Home Automation Save Me?
There are a lot of numbers thrown around when it comes to the marketing of home automation devices. It can be a bit confusing to sort through all of the claimed savings percentages. How much money you save will ultimately depend on a variety of factors, some of which you can control, and others that are out of...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
3 Green Alternatives for Your Lawn
Image by Zdeněk Chalupský from Pixabay If you’re considering replacing your lawn with something more sustainable and low-maintenance, there are many options to choose from. Many homeowners hesitate to get rid of their lawn because they will miss the softness and lush green color of grass. Luckily, there are lots of alternatives that can satisfy that same aesthetic...
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Posted on 06/17/2021
1719 Forrest Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21234 is now new to the market!
Home being sold "As Is". Great investment opportunity. One bedroom on main level has been converted to 1st floor...
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Posted on 06/14/2021
14203 Quail Creek Way #206, Sparks, MD 21152 now has a new price of $233,000!
Affordable , Move in Ready and Updated 2 BD/ 2 Ba 2nd Floor Condo in Quail Creek at Loveton Farms. Great building - master bedroom backs to woods. Updated kitchen with granite countertops and SS appliances, small sitting/breakfast area, slider to patio and laundry area. Large open living space (Living room and dining room) with wood burning fireplace and sliders to balcony. Spacious bedrooms with adequate closet space. Master bath has been updated . Close to shopping and...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Why Buy a Single Family Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay You have been in the same home for several years, but you want to move. You'll need to decide whether to rent or buy and if you decide to buy, what type of home you want. Condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes all have benefits, depending on where you are in life. Many people...
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