And just like that, 2017 is almost over! November was another strong month for the Deep Creek Lake and Garrett County real estate markets. The county as a whole saw increases for closed sales, pending sales, and new listings. Active listings continue to decrease, falling 29% from the 5-year average for November. Average days on market has [...]
Blog :: 2017
In the fall of 1953, a group of men from the CIA held a retreat of sorts at Deep Creek Lake. Dubbed by the official CIA papers as the “Deep Creek Rendezvous,” this trip would turn out to be the central turning point in a major CIA scandal. Netflix recently released a 6-part documentary hybrid series, aptly named [...]
Starting in January of 2018, all homes and buildings will be required to have 10-year, sealed smoke detectors. These lithium-powered alarms are sealed and are made with a hush feature, which allows the alarm to be quieted without removing the battery. Retailers throughout the state are permitted to sell the standard smoke detectors until [...]
October was a strong month for both Deep Creek Lake area homes and Garrett County as a whole! Garrett County saw a 32% increase in closed sales and a whopping 57% increase in new pending sales. New listings were slighting down from the 5 year average, dropping 9%, and our active listings continue to decrease, dropping 33% from the 5 year [...]
Most Garrett County natives who stay here to start their careers and build their families will tell you the same thing - they love to live here. No one has a deeper appreciation for our beautiful area than the people who have spent their lives here. [...]
Railey Realty co-owner and Associate Broker Bill Weissgerber was recently inducted into the Southern Garrett High School Alumni Hall of Fame! Bill joins a very distinguished group, as the SGHS Alumni Hall of Fame only includes seven other people. Bill graduated from Southern in 1976, but not before leaving an actual ‘stamp’ on the school. [...]
Railey Realty is so proud to sponsor the 'I Can Swim!' program! 'I Can Swim' has been teaching basic swimming and water safety to Garrett County kindergartners since 2011.
Following last year's tourism increases, the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce was happy to announce that this past summer continued to show growth and improvement for Garrett County and Deep Creek Lake. The Chamber of Commerce has been implementing more aggressive marketing strategies to help increase tourism in Garrett County, which they [...]
When he's not negotiating his next real estate deal, you can usually find Nick Fratz-Orr on top of his dirt bike, making his other dream a reality.
Railey Realty is happy to announce that we've added local realtor Mike Wallace to our sales team!
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