Resource Page- Buyers and Sellers


- Mortgage Calculator
- Closing costs calculator 
- Property Tax bill 
Estimated tax bill
- MD Plat Survey 
- Montgomery County Land Survey, Subdivision, Condo Plats 
- MD Land Records
- Montgomery County Zoning & Permitting 
- Sample closing costs breakdown
- Condo FHA approved?

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- Local Police Districts
- Local sex offenders 
Local crime reports
ALERT Montgomery - get alerts; schools, police, emergency, severe weather...
- Misc; Parks rainout line,  


- Landlord resources
- Rentals- Lead Registration 
- Rental License Montgomery County
- Rental License PG County
Rentals- valuation, comps, investment decision help
Property Management help 


- Initial meeting to closing
- Handy phone #'s
- Home Warranty plans

Local Utilities
- PEPCO, 202-833-7500
- Washington Gas, 703-750-1000
- WSSC, 301-206-8000



Local Lenders

Cody Kessler, First Home Mortgage, 240-403-7233
NMLS #182716

Brent Mendelson, Guaranteed Rate, 301-412-0259
NMLS #111407

Local Title Company, Closing Attorney

Colleen Smyth, Counselor's Title, 301-670-0100
Colleen is an excellent attorney and will do your closing at her office.  They will provide a preliminary HUD-1 settlement statement early in the process for a clear understanding of closing costs & money needed (or getting back) at closing.

Local Home Inspector
Terry Ewald, Advanced Pro Inspections, 301-787-0644
Terry is a thorough & very skilled inspector.  He also automatically signs you up for Recall notifications on your appliances

Local Homeowner's Insurance Agent

Termite Inspection

Superior Pest-- 877-284-2466



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