Homestead Tax Credit

May 26, 2021

Happy One-Year Anniversary!

Now that you’ve lived in your house for a year, you should qualify for Maryland’s Homestead Tax Credit. This credit limits any annual tax increase to no more than 10% a year for a principle residence. As values rise, so will your taxable assessment. So lock in your base value now before you overpay on your future tax bills. To register, you must:

1) Live in the Property for a Year as Principle Residents

2) Receive Your Application by Mail or Call 410-767-2165 to Get the Access Number

3) Apply at

Team Member Spotlight: Deanna Ribero

May 20, 2021

Senior Title Processor Deanna Ribero is approaching 25 years in the title industry. It’s no secret that she knows how to get things done.

She loves solving problems but also knows that the greatest accomplishment is closing a settlement with no stress and no snags. We can all relate to that.

Deanna recently became a grandmother, but since her new grandbaby lives in South Africa, there’s a lot of FaceTime involved. So instead she enjoys spoiling her four fur-babies. Read more

Selling a Home with Solar Panels? Know the Numbers and Make the Case

May 12, 2021

Solar panels have been showing up on the roofs and in the yards of more and more homes in recent years. So naturally, more homes with solar panels are hitting the market.

But this raises several questions — practical and financial — that must be addressed whether clients are interested in buying or selling a home with existing solar panels.

First, let’s start with some general awareness. Read more