3 New Listings at Deep Creek Lake

New listings at Deep Creek Lake are still popping up everywhere this fall. Summer was a very busy season for me, and things have not slowed down much at all. From ski in/ski out to lake front, there are options for every budget.

I am excited to introduce 3 of my new listings at Deep Creek Lake. Each offers an opportunity to enjoy the best of #lakelife.

New Listings at Deep Creek Lake

New Listings at Deep Creek Lake

425 Hines Drive

This stunning lake front, e log home is impressive inside and out. It offers four spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms. Filtered lake views can be seen from almost every room. Situated on 1.6+ acres, you can enjoy the spectacular scenery from the massive deck. A trail leads to a lakeside platform that is tucked in the trees. Close-by, you will find your boat slip at the community dock. Plus, this home has a great history as a vacation rental. Continue reading 3 New Listings at Deep Creek Lake

New Listings: Lake Front Homes for Sale at Deep Creek Lake

There are lots of lake front homes for sale at Deep Creek this summer! I recently listed two of them. Each is an example of the different types of experiences you can have at the lake. You can be off-the-beaten-path or right in the heart of area activities. Choose from stunning chalets or amazing cottages.

Deep Creek Lake is truly a place where you can get away from it all in a manner that suits your personal and family needs.

Lake Front Homes for Sale

 

746 Pine Tree Point Road

Enjoy the quieter side of life at the southern end of the lake!

Lake Front Homes for Sale

Situated on 100 feet of stunning lakefront, you will love this nicely updated cottage. It offers four bedrooms and two baths. Highlights include wood cathedral ceilings and two fireplaces. Each level has scenic lake view. Continue reading New Listings: Lake Front Homes for Sale at Deep Creek Lake

Featured Community: Waterfront Greens at Deep Creek Lake

Waterfront Greens at Deep Creek Lake is a favorite community. Year round residents, second home owners and vacationers love the scenic location and numerous amenities. Also, it is close to popular activities.

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Waterfront greens amenities

There is something for every member of the family to enjoy. All of the homes have access to the common lakefront gazebo. Many have dock slips as well. There are a total of eight shared docks. The quiet cove is ideal for fishing and kayaking.

A signature feature of Waterfront Greens is the catch and release fishing pond. Surrounded by picturesque gazebos, it provides recreation and a great photo op. Little kids especially enjoy casting their line. Continue reading Featured Community: Waterfront Greens at Deep Creek Lake

Wisp Resort Opening Day Announced!

Wisp Resort opening day is December 15! There is literally a buzz in the air that is the sound of their snowmakers. Their crew is taking full advantage of the cold temperatures.

Wisp Resort Opening Day

WISP RESORT opening day excitement

Wisp Resort opening day signals the unofficial beginning of winter season at Deep Creek. As a lifelong resident of the area, I grew up skiing and snowboarding at Wisp. It is just one of the recreational opportunities that enriches life at Deep Creek Lake. Spending time on the mountain with family and friends is a favorite way to make memories.

About wisp resort

The mountain has an elevation of 3,115 ft at the summit. There are 32 slopes covering 172 acres with a vertical drop of 700 ft. There is something for every skier’s ability level: 35% beginner; 38% intermediate, 27% expert. Continue reading Wisp Resort Opening Day Announced!

Home Winterization Tips for Deep Creek Home Sales

home winterization tips

Home winterization is on the minds of many of my sellers in the Deep Creek Lake are this time of year. I put together my top tips for home winterization to be sure you are ready when Old Man Winter knocks at the door.

prevent frozen pipes

Home winterization starts with protecting your pipes and water system. Avoid costly water damage that can occur from freezing pipes. A plumber will check everything and get it ready it for cold temperatures. Water should be drained from places where it is stored, like water heaters and hot tubs.

Once the water is drained, you won’t need to keep the heat turned up. Your pipes are safe and you will have lower utility costs.

check the gutters for leaks & debris

If water collects and freezes, your gutters could be damaged. The weight can pull them off of the house. Also, this could cause water to collect around your foundation. Most home owners know, that is never a good thing. Clean them out and seal up any leaks that you find. Continue reading Home Winterization Tips for Deep Creek Home Sales

Deep Creek Lake Real Estate Market Update for November 2017

Deep Creek Lake Real Estate market update for November 2017:

Your Deep Creek Lake real estate update gives you a snapshot of both Garrett County stats as well as the state of Maryland for comparison.

Residential home sales in Maryland rose by 2.5 percent over 2016. That indicates a steady fall market, according to the Maryland REALTORS. For the fifth month in a row, there were steady increases. The average and median home prices rose by 1.7% and 2.6% percent respectively, as compared to the same time in 2016. 

Deep Creek Lake Real Estate Market Update

“We are encouraged by the reversal from last month, as seen in the modest climb in home sales.”  said Maryland REALTORS President, Boyd Campbell.  “More importantly, there has been a 4.9 percent increase in homes under contract or pending units,” Campbell added. “This heralds more active home sales through the end of the year.” Continue reading Deep Creek Lake Real Estate Market Update for November 2017

October Deep Creek Real Estate Update

Deep Creek Real Estate Update

The Deep Creek real estate update for October shows that many properties have seen price reductions in the last 30 days: http://mrislistings.mris.com/DE.asp?k=4875395X5ZXZ&p=DE-349549660-429

Heading into winter, our minds tend to shift toward ski-oriented properties, but there is actually still a decent supply of homes in all parts of the lake – north, south & central as well as outer lying areas within just 15-20 minutes of the lake. 

Some homeowners would rather not carry their properties for another winter and are more apt to negotiate this time of year.  Because we have less vacation traffic in the shoulder season, it’s easier to get into Deep Creek real estate properties that may be on the vacation market as well as the sales market.  To view rental specials visit www.deepcreekvacations.com.    

Deep Creek Real Estate Update September 2016

From the data below, collected from our MLS system for Garrett County, you can see that August showed signs of a very healthy market.  Our year-over-year and month-over-month figures were up in almost every category.  Fall has always been a good time to look at Deep Creek real estate.  The properties are easier to get access to and you get to enjoy the splendor of autumn with a colorful landscape.  There are also great vacation rental specials now so you can spend more on dining & entertainment and less on accommodations.   

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Late Summer Events at Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake Real Estate
Say good-bye to summer with fun late summer events at Deep Creek Lake. Combine your search for Deep Creek Lake real estate with a weekend getaway that is planed around one of these popular festivities.

ANNUAL APPLE BUTTER BOIL – September 3-4
Head to Herrington Manor & Swallow Falls State Parks for the annual old-timeapple butter boil. Lots of other yummy snacks will be available too.
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DEEP CREEK LAKE ART & WINE FESTIVAL – September 9-11
Friday night wine pairing dinners at area restaurants precede the main event at the Garrett County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Sample wines, enjoy live music and shop for items from local artists. MORE INFO Continue reading Late Summer Events at Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake August Real Estate Update

BETSY’S DEEP CREEK LAKE AUGUST REAL ESTATE UPDATE 2016

Summer has historically always been our busiest time, mainly due to buyers having more time to take off to come and look for prospective properties.  It was no different this year and it seems that traffic is not dying off as we start to closeout August.  The statistics below are a glimpse at the market from July 2016.  You can see that sales and contracts are up and days on market is down – all signs of a healthy market. 
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