About Patrick McCarthy, Realtor

I grew up in the Bowie-Crofton area with my 3 other siblings. As the middle child, I have a natural talent for negotiating! I moved to the Annapolis area for several years after I graduated college, and I currently reside in Arnold with my wife, son, and daughter.
18 09, 2018

Ready to Move Right Now? Autumn Could Be the Ideal Time to Sell Your Home

By |2018-09-18T19:05:08+00:00September 18th, 2018|Holidays, Home Selling|

While many people believe that once the school year begins, you’ve missed the opportunity to sell your home, the truth is that autumn could actually be a great time to put your current home on the market. Not everyone – even those who have young children – relish making a move around the school sessions. [...]

11 09, 2018

The Best Way to Promote Your Home for Sale

By |2018-09-11T12:08:35+00:00September 11th, 2018|Home Selling|

If you have recently put your home on the market – or if you plan to do so soon – you may have noticed that you’ve got some competition. Regardless of the time of year, market conditions, or even economic factors, at any given time there are typically a number of properties for sale in [...]

4 09, 2018

Websites Aren’t the Only Properties That Thrive on Traffic. How to Increase the Showing of Your Home for Sale

By |2018-09-05T12:30:26+00:00September 4th, 2018|Advice, Home Selling|

If you’re familiar with the in’s and out’s of the Internet, then you are likely well aware that a website that brings in a lot of traffic will oftentimes make more sales than sites that don’t stand out. The same can hold true if you have a home for sale. Simply by virtue of the [...]

28 08, 2018

Should You Build or Buy an Existing Home? Which Option is Better for You?

By |2018-08-27T20:56:16+00:00August 28th, 2018|Advice|

If you're considering making a move because your family is expanding, or alternatively, you've become an empty nester, then you might be weighing the pros and cons between purchasing an already-existing residence, or starting from scratch and build. Before you make any decision, though, there are some important criteria to keep in mind. First, your [...]

7 08, 2018

Understanding PITI

By |2018-08-07T14:52:45+00:00August 7th, 2018|Advice, Home Buying, Uncategorized|

If you've ever applied for a home mortgage - or you plan to do so soon - then you are likely familiar with the fact that you will be required to repay the lender both principal and interest. But, as they say in late night infomercials, "Wait, there's more!" You will probably hear the term [...]