Matthew T. Smoot's Blog: Forest Hill

What Buyers Want in their New Home

What Buyers Want in their New Home A lot of investors and sellers alike have been wondering not only what today's home buyers really want, but also what they are ready to leave behind in light of current economic realities. A recent study relea... Read more

12 Steps to QualifyYour Short Sales from the Start

12 Steps to Qualify Your Short Sales from the Start Since the fiscal cliff deal is behind us, it's safe to say that short sales will continue to increase in the year ahead. That said, short sales can still take up to three times longer than a tradit... Read more

Will the Housing Recovery Continue in 2013?

Will the Housing Recovery Continue? Last year was the year that America's housing market began its long-awaited recovery. Will the recovery continue in 2013, or will we see another setback? And what are the implications for real estate professionals... Read more

Short Sales: Worth the Wait or a Waste of Time?

Short Sales: Worth the Wait or a Waste of Time? With short sales being common place these days, many people are still unaware of how the process works and whether or not it is an option to them as a distressed seller. A successful short sale ... Read more

Tips for Navigating the Housing Market

Studies on homeownership prove that it enhances our lives in many ways, and among them is how we plant deeper stakes within the communities we call home. Since navigating the housing market has become more complex than ever, any potential homebuyer, wheth... Read more

Home Warranties

The Value of Home Warranties: Protect Your Wallet Even with home sales and prices continuing to fall nationwide, millions of Americans will still navigate the process of buying and selling homes this summer, and for many, the sheer volume of... Read more

10 Deadly Mistakes Buyers Make

Protect yourself from these common pitfalls...When buying a home, emotions get mixed with financial limitations and ultimately move you in the direction of making one of the 10 Deadly Mistakes which are common among home buyers. Following are 10 points to... Read more

Qualifying for a Loan

Nearly one-third of Americans are unlikely to qualify for a mortgage because their credit scores are too low, making homeownership out of reach for many. This is according to an analysis of more than 25,000 loan quotes and purchase requests on Zillow Mort... Read more

Making Sure its the Right Home

Finding the home that is right for you can be a time-consuming process. The experts at offer the following tips to help make sure you don’t just settle for a home, but instead find the home that is perfect for you. Once you've settle... Read more

Your Financial Health

With so much uncertainty in the current economic climate and sales in Real Estate down by about 40% within the Baltimore Metropolitan area since the depletion of the $8,000 Tax Credit, one thing’s for sure: protecting your financial health is a top ... Read more
Matthew T. Smoot (ABR, SFR, CDPE, CSP)
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Matt is an awesome agent; he was a pleasure to work with. I listed my home with Matthew in September and he was very informative and reassuring about the entire process. After a terrible experience in 2007 with another agency I was hesitant to begin the process again, especially with the state of the economy. Matthew went above and beyond to keep me informed and comfortable throughout the entire process. He also returned all calls and e-mails the same day. At the end of October I received two contracts on my home and he helpmed me make an educated decision about which to accept. Matthew was also present at all of the inspections during the selling process and kept close contact with the buyer's agent. We closed on the sale right before Thanksgiving. Matthew is an excellent agent and I was extremely happy with my entire selling experience. I will definitely refer him to friends and family and will use his services again when the need arises. Jennifer Burns (Middle River) 2010
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