Resource Page • Buyers and Sellers

MONTGOMERY COUNTY
- Calculator • monthly mortgage payment
- Calculator • closing costs, Buyers 
- Calculator • funds at closing, Sellers
- Property Tax bill  ••  Estimated property tax bill
- Maryland Plat Survey •• Property Search
- Land Records
- Homeowner Permits •• Zoning map
FHA approved condos •• VA  approved condos
School Assignment search tool
- Police Districts
- Sex offenders 
Crime reports
Alert System for schools, police, weather, emergencies
Athletic Fields rainout line

FREE REPORTS
1st-time Buyers
• All Montgomery County Buyers
5% downpayment with no mortgage insurance and no 2nd loan
$0 down

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

BUYER'S PUNCHLIST
- 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

 
 

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TRUSTED SERVICE PROVIDERS
Lenders
Cody Kessler, First Home Mortgage, 240-403-7233
NMLS #182716

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. 

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

Homeowner's Insurance Agent

Termite Inspection
Superior Pest-- 877-284-2466

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FAQ
What is the difference between an Eagle policy and a Standard Title policy?
What is the difference between a Foreclosure and a Short Sale?

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