Good News for Homebuyers

The Federal Housing Authority is reducing FHA mortgage-insurance rates from .6 percent to .85 percent beginning January 27, 2017. The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development estimates that this quarter-point reduction will save borrowers an average of $500 this year. The reduced costs associated with the loan will also help more credit-worthy borrowers qualify…. Read more »

4 Tips for Safe Hot Tub Use

A relaxing soak in the hot tub is a great way to relax and wind down the day, but hot tubs are not without risk. Use these tips to help keep yourself and and your family safe. 1. Avoid alcohol Alcohol is a vasodilator–it causes blood vessels to expand, which results in a dip in… Read more »

Kick Off Summer at the Beach Social painting, a free movie in the park, a ghost walk, arts & crafts and a Wild West show are just some of the events happening in and around Ocean City, MD this Memorial Day Weekend.  Check out what’s happening, and then call Hileman Real Estate to book your vacation rental! Photo credit: M01229…. Read more »

Oceanfront Single-Family Home Available for Booking

Ocean City has relatively few single-family homes on the oceanfront, so we’re delighted to offer The Keys, a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home that combines a vintage beach-cottage vibe with all the comforts, conveniences and updates you expect in an oceanfront vacation rental. The Keys gives up to eight guests plenty of room to roam, indoors and out…. Read more »

Multifamily Vacation Rentals Accommodate Your Large Group

Browse our large properties to find the perfect vacation rental for your group. The homes described here hold multiple families in one building. Among the benefits of booking a vacation rental instead of a hotel is the extra space you get with the rental. Families appreciate being able to share a single space rather than… Read more »

Want the Best Price on Your Vacation Rental? Book Direct!

Vacation rental listing sites such as VRBO and Airbnb offer big selections, but you can save money by booking directly with the broker. Like most real estate brokers and property management companies in the Ocean City/Ocean Pines resort area, Hileman Real Estate advertises its vacation rental properties on some of the megasites vacationers use to… Read more »