Fort Meade Real Estate News and Updates

Jan. 13, 2020

Piney Orchard real estate and home sales for November 2019

Dec. 15, 2019

Severn MD real estate home sale statistics- November 2019 in zip code 21144

Inventory is again the buzzword in the Severn MD real estate market.  The total sold dollar volume was up 28% this month with new listings down 29%.  Inventory is being absorbed quickly with a 35% increase in sold listings as compared to 2018 and that pushed home values up a bit by 2.56% this month.

Severn MD home sales statistics and real estate values for November 2019
Thinking of buying or selling a home in Severn MD near Fort Meade?  Start your search here to view all homes for sale, homes for rent and new construction properties in Severn MD.  Or, give us a call today at (410) 721-6694 for a free market value analysis and information on selling your Severn real estate.

Dec. 15, 2019

Gambrills MD real estate home sale statistics- November 2019 in zip code 21054

Gambrills saw an 11% increase in the average sold price and while new listings kept pace with the same period in 2018, active listings were down 15% while new pending sale listings were up 23%.  Inventory remains an issue!Gambrills MD home values and real estate sales statistics for November 2019

If you're thinking of listing your Gambrills home for sale or purchasing a home in Gambrills MD, call or visit us on-line at to get started today!  The Roskelly Team would love to go to work for you!!


Dec. 15, 2019

Odenton MD real estate home sale statistics- November 2019 in zip code 21113

Sold dollar volume was up 19% this month which is a bit less than previous months which we expect to see this time of year.  New listings were down 41% compared to the same time period in November 2018 and there just wasn't enough inventory to go around.  Prices for homes in Odenton continue to rise with a 7% increase in the average sold price.
November 2019 Odenton MD home values and sales statisticsThinking of buying or selling a home in Odenton MD?  The Roskelly Team would love to put our 20 years of experience to work for you.  Give us a call at 410-721-6694 or visit us on-line today!

Dec. 6, 2019

Winter is a GREAT time to buy a home near Fort Meade!

Fort Meade MD area home buyers, if you're thinking of waiting until Spring to purchase a home, think again!  It may be cold outside, but Winter housing inventory in Anne Arundel County MD remains promising with fewer buyers vying for the available homes.  We've had some great opportunities this Fall and early Winter to help several families make their dream of ownership a reality with little to no money out of pocket. 

There are currently lending programs to assist with down payment and to pay off student loans.  We work with the very best area lenders who know these programs and can offer a free consultation on what programs may be available to you.

Start your search for a new home with us.  View all homes for sale near Fort Meade, right on our website and contact us anytime with questions.   The Roskelly Teams expert buyer representation is 100% free to you and we would love to help you find your perfect home!

Dec. 2, 2019

Fannie Mae Loan Limit Increased for counties near Fort Meade MD

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Tuesday that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conventional mortgage loans will have an increased maximum loan amount in counties surrounding Fort Meade, MD.  This means that in all areas near the base, home buyers have more purchasing power.  Almost 6% more on average with the lowest counties at $520,950.

See the complete list below:

Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Howard County and Carroll County are set at $520,950.

Calvert County, Charles County and Prince Georges County are set at $765,600.

The Roskelly Team at RE/MAX Leading Edge, offers real estate services in the Fort Meade MD area.  When you're ready to make home ownership a reality, we've got you covered.  Contact us anytime at (410) 721-6694 or visit us on-line at to view all homes for sale near Fort Meade.

Dec. 2, 2019

VA Loan Funding Fee Changes For Fort Meade MD Home Buyers

Fort Meade Real Estate News from The Roskelly Team -  Important Update For VA Home Buyers.  


If you are a Veteran planning to use your VA benefit to purchase a home next year, you'll want to know that beginning on January 1, 2020, the VA funding fee is going to increase slightly as shown below.

Current                 2.15%    1st time users                     As of 1/1/2020                   2.3%


Current                 3.3%      2nd time user                      As of 1/1/2020                   3.6%


The VA funding fee is usually financed into the loan amount though you can opt to pay it in full at settlement.
If you opt to finance this into the loan amount , as result this will not increase fund needed at closing.

As an example, if you are a first time VA loan purchaser considering a $300,000 home, the rate changed from $6,450 to $6,900 or $450.  A very nominal change considering the benefits you reap from a no down-payment VA loan.  

If you're considering a home purchase, The Roskelly Team at RE/MAX Leading Edge would love to represent you.

Ready to start your home search?  Visit us on-line at  Or give us a call anytime at (410) 721-6694 and we can customize your home search for you so that you receive daily updates on newly listed homes or price changes.

Need a great lender to get you pre-qualified for a VA loan?  Click here for an on-line mortgage application with our preferred lender, Pete O'Donnell.



Nov. 19, 2019

Just Listed Home For Sale In Glen Burnie Near Fort Meade MD

The Roskelly Team at RE/MAX Leading Edge just listed this gorgeous, like-new 2 car garage townhome for sale in the Red Oak Crossing subdivision of Glen Burnie just 20 minutes to Fort Meade.  This home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths and is priced to sell at $340,000.

View this listing in the MLS.
View a virtual tour with floor plan for this home.

Home for sale in glen burnie mdInside you'll find a main level with a spacious two car garage, a guest room with French door entry and an attached half bath, and a welcoming foyer leading to the upper levels.

The upper level features gleaming hardwood floors & 9 foot ceilings throughout a beautiful, open floor plan that includes a living room with access to the 17' x 9.6' deck, a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, a center island, plus formal dining room, and a powder room.

The top level offers three generously sized bedrooms including a master suite with walk-in closets and private bath.

The Roskelly Team at RE/MAX Leading Edge specializes in homes for sale near Fort Meade.  Contact us today for a private tour, or visit us on-line to view all homes for sale in Glen Burnie or get information on listing your home for sale.

Nov. 15, 2019

Gambrills MD real estate home sale statistics- October 2019 in zip code 21054

We continued the trend from last month with the sold volume up over 65% this month and active listing down almost 10%.  As the little inventory that we have gets gobbled up we are seeing increases in home values and this month, that stood at 14%.

Gambrills continues to be a top choice for military and DOD home buyers who want the commuting convenience to Fort Meade.
Gambrills MD 21054 home sale statistics and property values

As inventory continues to decrease, values will climb.  If you're thinking of selling your home in Gambrills, MD, feel free to check in with The Roskelly Team at RE/MAX Leading Edge for a free, no-obligation market value analysis. You might be pleasantly surprised how things have changed.

And if you'd like to purchase a home you can search all homes for sale in Gambrills MD right on line with the most up-to-date database of homes for sale!

Nov. 15, 2019

Severn MD real estate home sale statistics- October 2019 in zip code 21144

At a time when the real estate market is usually slowing down, Severn MD home sales ramped up with a 62% increase inn new pending listings while inventory was down almost 40%.  This allowed the average sale price to increase 6% as compared to the same period in 2018.  Great news for homeowners in Severn who are considering a sale in the next few months.Severn MD home sales and real estate statistics for October 2019The Roskelly Team at RE/MAX Leading Edge specializes in homes for sale in Severn MD.  We can also help you list your home for sale at a competitive price and all of our listings including free home staging and professional photography to make sure your home appeals to and is seen by the widest possible buying audience.  Giver us a call at (410) 721-6694 or start your search on line today!