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Restaurant Week in Calvert County

Restaurant Week 2016 A Tour to Treat the Taste Buds It’s time to get hungry. Calvert County Restaurant Week is back for 2016. This local favorite, now in its fourth year, gives diners the opportunity to sample the county’s unique culinary contributions. www.choosecalvert.com   This year’s Restaurant Week is Feb. 19-28 and includes great food…

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What to do in Calvert County

Outing Ideas to Beat the Chill Keep warm this winter in Calvert County, where you can have a great time in the great indoors. Close your eyes and imagine you are in the Caribbean as you float in the heated pools at the Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center. Relax in a hot tub, dive into…

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Calvert County Holiday Events

Calendar of Events Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 3-5 Solomons Christmas Walk, Gala and Lighted Boat Parade Throughout Solomons Thursday, Dec. 3 (6:30-8 p.m.) Friday, Dec.4 (10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) Holiday Wreath Making Workshop American Chestnut Land Trust Friday-Sunday, Dec. 4-6 Thursday-Sunday, Dec. 10-13 Wednesday-Wednesday, Dec. 16-23 Saturday-Thursday, Dec. 26-31 Annmarie Garden in Lights 6-9 p.m. Annmarie Sculpture Garden…

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Christmas Time in Calvert County

A Holiday to Remember Celebrate the Season in Style Solomons Boats Christmas Cheer the holidays with bayside flair in Calvert County. Watch a glimmering lighted boat parade and visit quaint shops in the historic riverside town of Solomons. See a Christmas tree made from crab pots in Chesapeake Beach. Wander a wooded path filled with…

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Builder’s Warranty to Purchaser

What is a Structural Warranty? August 24, 2015 By 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty A structural warranty provides a written agreement between the home builder and the homeowner and clearly defines the builder’s work-product obligations related to construction quality and continuing obligations. Under the agreement, the builder is the insured and the homeowner is the beneficiary.…

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Why You Should Use a Realtor

Why It’s a Smart Move to Use a Real Estate Agent Buying or selling a home seems to be a way of life for a lot of people in today’s world. When you buy, you definitely want to get the most for your money. Many people think they can go it alone when it comes…

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Millennials can Afford to Buy a Home

The big disconnect The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies recently estimated that about 50 percent of the 25- to 34-year-old renters in the top 85 metropolitan areas have the income and credit scores to qualify for a mortgage today. That’s approximately 5.5 million renter households that are qualified for a mortgage today. Approximately 5.5…

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Update your Home to Sell

Fast and Easy Updates to Help a Home Sell We are smack dab in the middle of home buying season, and while some properties are off the market before they’re even on it, others haven’t had such luck. A great way to boost your home’s selling power is to make small and affordable updates throughout…

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Boomerang Buyers are Back

In the years following the Great Recession, one of the key housing market trends was a rise in foreclosures. Many homeowners acquired financing, only to see the recession kick in and home values plummet. As a result, these homeowners owed more on their properties than they were worth. Millions of Americans lost their homes at…

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Kitchen Design and Update

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio – who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt – to give a list of what he thinks are the essentials. 1. Natural Light Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using…

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