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5 Tips for Getting Your Rental Application Approved

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Competition for Ocean City and Ocean Pines rental properties is fierce, thanks to high demand and a shortage of units. Here are some tips to help keep you on track as you go through the process of renting a home. 1. Watch Your Credit Get a copy of your credit report before you start your… Read more »

Ranger-Led Programs Teach Children About Assateague Wildlife

Families learned to harvest their own clams and crabs this past weekend during ranger-led programs at Assateague Island National Seashore. During Happy as a Clammer!, participants borrowed clam rakes and headed into the shallow bay waters to try out their new skills. During the Beautiful Swimmers program that followed, adults and children alike used trotlines… Read more »

Hileman Real Estate Introduces Money-Saving Mobile App

We’ve got exciting news! The mobile app created for our guests is now available to everyone who wants to save money on their Ocean City, MD vacation! The app has Super Deals on restaurants, shopping, and activities, with TripAdvisor reviews of participating businesses. The app is easy to use. Just point your mobile browser to… Read more »

Ocean City’s Second Season Brings Fall Events, Low Vacation-Rental Rates

Labor Day signals the start of Ocean City’s Second Season — the fall shoulder season that brings beautiful weather, lighter crowds, and off-season discounts on vacation rentals! Between Delmarva Bike Week, Sunfest, Endless Summer Cruisin, and hosted fishing and golf tournaments and Halloween-related events, there’s plenty to do in Ocean City once summer ends. Endless… Read more »

Rent a Beach House for Your Next Ocean City Vacation

When you think about Ocean City vacation rentals, condos probably come to mind. Although it’s true that most rental units here are condos, we also have a limited number of houses and townhomes. These properties are perfect for extended families traveling together because they’re typically larger than condos and afford more privacy. Channel Buoy 143… Read more »

Visit Ocean City & Ocean Pines This Spring

If you’ve never vacationed in Ocean City or Ocean Pines during the Spring, you’re missing quite a treat. Area towns, businesses, and tourism agencies have worked hard to extend vacation season, and as a result, there’s more reason than ever to book a Spring getaway at the beach. 1. Low Rates and Large Selections Although… Read more »

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 your family safe. 1. Avoid alcohol Alcohol is a vasodilator–it causes blood vessels to expand, which results in a dip in blood… 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, and conveniences and updates you expect in an oceanfront vacation rental. The Keys gives up to eight guests plenty of room to roam, indoors and… 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 »