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BLOG: 14 New Homes Coming to Waugh Chapel Road

Prices for the single-family homes range from $379,990 to $419,990 for base models

Motorists traveling along Waugh Chapel Road between Chapel Grove and the WB&A Trail may notice a new residential community of single family homes being built by Ameristar Homes. Unveiled this week, the 14-home subdivision, known as Crawfords Knoll, will offer three- and four-bedroom models with base prices ranging from $379,990-$419,990.

According the Wendy Oliver, Ameristar Vice President of Marketing & Sales, standard features for the homes include garages, sprinkler systems, granite counters, oak cabinets, stainless steel appliances, stone or brick fronts and a 10-year builder warranty. Construction of the new units is expected to start in November with finished homes available as early as February 2013.

Oliver said seven home models are available, with a choice of one- or two-car garages and three or four bedrooms. The home sites are positioned on a cul-de-sac on a gently rising slope.

The homes would funnel students to , and

Crawford’s Knoll homes will have public water and sewer service. Homeowner association fees for the community will be $250 per year and the annual front foot benefit charge will be $480.

Ameristar currently is offering up to $5,000 in closing help on qualifying purchases. In addition, Certain VA buyers may qualify for up to 100 percent VA financing.

Ameristar homes, based in Glen Burnie, is a Certified Master Builder, one of only nine such builders in the state. They have built scores of new homes in Anne Arundel County.

Jerry Kline is a Realtor with the Odenton, Md., office of Keller Williams Flagship Realty (1216 Annapolis Rd., Odenton.) For more information on the new Crawford's Ridge project or on the local real estate market, contact him at (443) 924-7418, or visit his blog (www.JerryKlineRealtor.wordpress.com) or website (www.JerryKline.kwrealty.com).

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Brian C. August 09, 2012 at 03:14 PM
You know it is funny how the banks are now doing this and years ago is was and may still be not accepted practice for the average Joe investor to do the same thing. The homeowners were crying they didnt know they sold their home to the investor.once they got back on their feet. Hmmm...
Jerry Kline August 09, 2012 at 03:30 PM
To Ronald's Points: 1. Builders customarily do not pay the front foot fees in any new community. 2. Of the scores of homes mentioned in the 15+ posts I've done for Odenton Patch, I was the listing agent for only one property, 2255 Misthaven Lane, and that property was already under contract well before the home was mentioned in a post. (The property was listed along with 12 other homes in a table in the post.) Indeed, I go out of my way not to write about any of the homes I list, and very much strive to offer local residents facts and guidance on homebuying homeselling, rather than trying to sell them anything. 3. Why list my employer, location and contact information? First, listing my professional affiliations and training add credibility to the information I share. And second, readers of my posts often have follow-up questions about the material I present.
Edward Charles August 10, 2012 at 08:02 PM
Ronald, Suggest you work on developing a sense of humor and get therapy for the doom and gloom outlook. Your best new friend, Edward
Chris W August 12, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Tell the people out of work (still over 8%) that the recession is over.
John August 24, 2012 at 01:49 AM
I'm glad for this as it get's my house advertise as I'm a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). I'm retired after 20 plus years in the services and many tours over in the middle east. I'm moving and was glad to hear from a neighbor that our house was listed here. We had quite a few people Sunday during our open house and 3 repeat visits this week. Plan on having another open house this Sunday 26th 1 - 3 pm. Keep up the good work. On the other issues the news had new home sales up. Jobless rate up and home values down. JR

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