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Discover Hampden: Baltimore’s Hidden Gem

March 6, 2017

What was once a working-class mill town in north Baltimore has evolved into a lively, eclectic neighborhood that radiates city pride. Hampden, which gained its fame from John Waters’ movies, such as Hairspray, was named one of “The 12 Coolest Neighborhoods in America” by thrillist.com.   What makes this Charm City neighborhood so incredibly, well… charming? For starters, its main thoroughfare, 36th Street (known to locals as simply “The Avenue”), is home to myriad art galleries, museums, coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques.   The neighborhood…

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Home Storage: What to Look for During Your House Hunt

October 6, 2016
Paige kitchen

You’re in the market for a new home, and at the top of your list: abundant storage space. Good news! Unlike many years ago when builders seemed to skimp on  home storage (tour any historic home and you’re practically guaranteed to find the closets lacking!), new homes typically allow ample room for all of your belongings.   Following are some storage opportunities to look for during your new home search: Cabinets. Make sure that your next home has plenty of cabinets in the kitchen, bathrooms…

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4-bedroom Homes in Catonsville, Maryland

August 30, 2016
The Amy great room

Homebuyers searching for 4-bedroom homes in the Baltimore area will want to pay special attention to the new home inventory in Catonsville. Just west of Baltimore, minutes from the famed Inner Harbor, historic Ellicott City, Patapsco Valley State Park and the Maryland Zoo, you’ll find Catonsville, a charming city where neighbors gather to enjoy each other’s company and the locally grown produce at the Sunday Farmers Market. Home to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Catonsville offers its residents the unique cultural and educational opportunities…

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A Guide to Our Free Homebuyer Guides

July 26, 2016
Image of several guides for homebuyers

At Richmond American, we love helping new homebuyers attain the dream of homeownership. And with nearly 40 years in the industry, we’ve learned a thing or two about the process! Perhaps you’re just beginning your house hunt, or maybe you’ve already decided on a floor plan and community. Regardless of your stage in the homebuying process, we have compiled worksheets, tools and checklists to assist you along the way. Check out (and download!) our series of FREE guides, designed to help homebuyers stay organized, informed…

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New Homes Near Military Bases

March 22, 2016

Did you know we build new homes near more than 25 military bases in the US? Look for your duty station on the map below, then scroll down for links to your area’s communities and floor plans. Whether you’re tired of base housing (or the base housing waitlist), weighing your housing options for an upcoming PCS, or simply ready to put your tax-free BAH toward your own mortgage, instead of your landlord’s, give our New Home Specialists a call! They’ll help you find a community…

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