Mary E. DeRose,CRS

Homes by Mary E. DeRose , ReMax Realty Group at Crown

9711 Washingtonian Blvd. #160
North Potomac, MD 20878

Cell: 240-603-3965   
Phone: 301-921-4500 

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Pending Home Sales Show Another Gain

Washington, October 04, 2010 - Pending home sales have increased for the second consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index* rose 4.3 percent to 82.3 based on contracts signed in August from a downwardly revised 78.9 in July. More... Read more

Homeownership and Stable Communities Go Hand-in-Hand

Washington, August 12, 2010 - Homeowners are more active in their communities, benefit from improved education opportunities, and report higher levels of self-esteem and happiness when compared to renters, according to leading research. More... Read more

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Existing home sales ()

4.13 million units*

Existing home median price ()


Housing Starts ()

598,000 units*

New home sales ()

288,000 units*

*Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

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2nd Qtr 09


The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2010 (66.9 percent) was lower than the second quarter 2009 rate (67.4 percent). In the South and West, the homeownership rates were lower than a year ago, while the Northeast and Midwest showed no significant change from corresponding second quarter 2009 rates.

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Sales of new one-family houses in August 2010 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 288,000. This is unchanged from the revised July 2010 estimate of 288,000.


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Greetings, As 2017 draws to a close , I would like to say thank you for your continued patronage and wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all. Please enjoy this months newsletter on Real Estate happenings. Also see my "Featured Homes" tab for available and coming to the market listings! Cheers, Mary Read more

Welcome to Fall! Cooler temperatures, pumpkin spice and the FALL Real Estate market upon us! Housing inventory is still very low. If you know of someone that may be selling, my marketing services are a key point key to a lucrative sale. I welcome your referrals. Please check out my newest listings under "Featured Homes" tab! Best, Mary Read more

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