874 White Oak Drive: New Listing at Deep Creek Lake

874 White Oak Drive is a new listing with a location that can’t be beat! The spectacular lake front is ideal for enjoying on-the-water fun with family and friends.

874 White Oak Drive

About 874 White Oak Drive

Located on a quiet, dead-end street, you will appreciate the ideal location from the moment you pull into the paved driveway.

This immaculately-kept home has four bedrooms and two and a half baths. The main level has an open floor plan that is highlighted by stunning lake views that can be enjoyed from the kitchen and living room. There is a separate family room with hardwood floors and a stone fireplace. A huge pantry with lots of storage is an added bonus!

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88 Silver Tree Lane: New Listing at Deep Creek Lake

88 Silver Tree Lane was just listed at Deep Creek Lake! I am excited to share the details of this stunning lakefront home that is ideally located.

88 Silver Tree Lane

About 88 Silver Tree Lane

This spacious home is a showstopper inside and out! It had eight bedrooms and five and a half baths. There are three levels of living space giving everyone room to spread out.

88 Silver Tree Lane

The main level has an open floor plan that is ideal for spending quality time with family and friends. There are hardwood floors throughout the gathering areas. A massive wall of windows and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace highlight the great room.

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137 Parkside North Court: New Listing at Deep Creek Lake

137 Parkside North Court has truly amazing views of Deep Creek Lake! You can see for miles. I am pleased to bring this new listing to you and am excited to share the details of this exceptional home.

137 Parkside North Court

About 137 Parkside North Court

Offering 5 bedrooms and 4 baths, this stunning log home is situated on .71 acres.

The spacious main level is highlighted by exposed beams, gleaming hardwood floors, and a stone (gas) fireplace. Floor-to-ceiling windows are a focal point. They frame the picturesque lake view that changes with each season.

The open floor plan is ideal for entertaining. The kitchen features granite counters, a large center island, and stainless steel appliances. There is ample seating at the table and kitchen island along with a charming breakfast nook.

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48 Old Camp Road: New Listing at Deep Creek Lake

48 Old Camp Road is located in the gated North Camp community. This mountaintop area has become increasingly popular with second home owners as well as guests visiting the Deep Creek Lake area.

48 Old Camp Road

About 48 Old Camp Road

Currently listed at $649,000, this exquisite Mountaineer Log Home is truly a beautiful property inside and out. The spacious main level has an open floor plan that is ideal for entertaining. Hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows are highlights. An easy to use gas fireplace is the focal point of the great room.

The kitchen has granite counters and lots of work space for the chef in your family. Both the dining area and kitchen have easy access to the deck making cookouts a breeze. The adjacent sitting area is a spot that you will absolutely love. It is a cozy space with a wood burning fireplace that is just right for coffee in the morning or drinks in the evening.

The main level also has a spacious master suite with hardwood floors. The attached bath has a lovely tile shower as well.

Upstairs, there is a roomy loft that adds to your living space and can also be used as additional sleeping quarters. Two bedrooms flank the hall bath on this floor.

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2351 Shingle Camp Road: New Lake View Listing at Deep Creek

2351 Shingle Camp Road is a new listing that has beautiful lake and mountain views. This stunning chalet is in a prime location and also has an excellent history as an income producing vacation rental.

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About 2351 Shingle Camp Road

The spacious main level is highlighted by gleaming hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, a cozy gas fireplace, and a wall of windows with scenic views. It has an open floor plan that is ideal for entertaining. The living area is perfect for get-togethers with your favorite people. The fully equipped kitchen and large dining area make eating-in a treat, especially with gas range and ample counter space.

There is a master suite on the main level with a private bath. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms that share a full bath in the hall.

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295 Paradise Acres Road: New Lake Front Listing at Deep Creek

295 Paradise Acres Road is a lakefront home located on a quiet cove. Offering lovely views of Deep Creek Lake, it is the perfect Western Maryland escape.

295 Paradise Acres Road

About 295 Paradise Acres Road

Situated on .41 acres, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath log cabin has lake views from nearly every room. The spacious interior is immediately inviting. Hardwood floors along with wood walls and ceilings create the perfect mountain vibe. The stone, wood burning fireplace is a focal point of the main level. A large living area leads into the dining area and kitchen.

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1544 Stockslager Road: New Lakefront Listing at Deep Creek

Offering 192 feet of lakefront, new listing offers #lakelife at its best! 1544 Stockslager Road is a classic Deep Creek Lake chalet with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths nestled among the trees. It has an established vacation rental history and is known to guests as Creekside Cove.

1544 Stockslager Road

About 1544 Stockslager Road

The spacious interior has the perfect mountain vibe. The main level has an open layout that is ideal for get-togethers. A massive, floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace is the focal point. It is easy to imagine gathering around a crackling fire on a crisp autumn night.

The well-equipped kitchen has all of the essentials and plenty of counter space. There is a separate dining area as well. Doors lead to the deck to make grilling more convenient, plus they reveal seasonal lake views.

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Stay Proactive & Position Yourself as a Home Buyer or Seller in a COVID-19 World

Perhaps you were about to put up the ‘For Sale’ sign on your front lawn at the start of 2020. Or, perhaps you’d just uprooted and were excited to purchase a new home and put down some roots. As a seasoned real estate agent in the Deep Creek Lake area, I can easily help you navigate the real estate waters even amidst a national pandemic. Luckily, the area is still seeing plenty of supply and demand, so you should have no problem staying on track — and possibly getting ahead — in this new world of real estate. 

Selling tips during coronavirus

While the economy grinds to a halt due to COVID-19, it’s still entirely possible to continue marketing your home. Since real estate agents are trying to cut down on in-person tours, that means it’s now more important than ever to market your listing to the best of your ability. Get professional photos taken, or ask your real estate agent for tips on how to take high-quality listing photos from your iPhone.

In addition to your listing photos, virtual video tours are now becoming the new norm in the real estate world. In fact, 55% of real estate agents are doubling down on virtual tours. It’s easy to take videos right from your phone as well. But remember — just because the prospective buyers won’t be viewing your property in person, doesn’t mean you should forgo proper preparation. Clean, declutter, and stage as you would for a normal showing. 

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Real Estate & COVID-19: What Buyers & Sellers Need to Know

Real estate has felt significant impacts due to COVID-19. The pandemic has created uncertainty in our daily lives that affects everything. That being said, real estate transactions can move forward for buyers and sellers.

You can rely on my years experience. Now more than ever, having a knowledgable agent is key.

Buyers

Here are some important points for buyers in the age of COVID-19:

  • Find the right real estate agent. I am comfortable with technology and can offer virtual home tours & consultations.
  • Virtual home tours – many Taylor-Made listings have 3D tours available online. Facetime or Zoom tours with your agent are also an option. If you want to see a home in person, Maryland Association of REALTORS® has mandated that no more than 3 people be at the showing and practice social distancing/masks/gloves/etc.
  • Remote mortgage pre-approval – many lenders are working remotely and are able to pre-qualify you via online applications and interviews via phone or video.
  • Remote home inspections – home inspectors are offering buyers home inspections with videoconferencing to review any findings discovered.
  • Virtual home appraisals – rather than site visits, many lenders are allowing video or desktop appraising using the data and photos from the listing and comparing it with other similar properties.
  • Remote closings – many title companies prefer virtual closings where the buyer is sent the closing package via email, having it notarized and mailing it back to the title company. Funds would be wired to the title company from the lender and no one ever has to come in contact to facilitate the closing except for possibly the walk through which agents are handling with kid gloves so that no one is compromised.
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588 Bench Road: New Listing in Sky Valley

588 Bench Road is a new listing in the popular Sky Valley subdivision. Homes in this area tend to sell quickly due to the beautiful natural surroundings and access to community amenities.

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588 Bench Road – A Closer Look

Built in 2005, this spacious chalet is immaculately-kept. It offers five bedrooms and 3 baths. The main level has an open floor plan that is ideal for gatherings. Cathedral ceilings highlight the great room. A stunning, floor -to-ceiling stone (gas) fireplace is flanked by large windows that reveal beautiful scenery.

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