Rich in history and culture, Ellicott City is located less than an hour from Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD. Over 62,300 happy residents call this historic community home. In fact, Money magazine recognized this prospering community as one the best places to live in the United States for 2005, 2006, and 2008. Prospective Howard County home buyers will find that Ellicott City offers a wide variety of real estate options, which include everything from single-family homes built in the 1800’s, condominiums and townhouses, to estate properties.
Ellicott City is home to the famous B&O Railroad Station Museum—the oldest railroad station in America—and is close to the scenic Patapsco State Park. Originally built on tobacco and wheat farms, the city is now home to many technology firms. There are several historic sites to explore in Ellicott City, as well as, antique shops, galleries and boutiques. Ellicott City is also near many regional parks for residents to enjoy picnics, hiking trails, and sports.
Ideal for professionals who commute daily to the Baltimore metro area, military personnel, and families, Ellicott City has the perfect home for everyone. Many condominium and town house communities offer private patios and decks, child play areas and lush landscaping. Locations in and around Ellicott City have large pastoral lots and stream or creek frontage. Golf course properties are another option.
Residents of Ellicott City can enjoy the calming effects of nature while having the benefits of easy access to shopping and urban living.
At New Era Appraisals we provide real estate appraisal services in the Ellicott City area of Howard County for numerous uses including mortgages, refinances, divorce, PMI removal, estate planning, tax disputes or appeals, selling and general value inquiries to name a few. We provide these real estate services to homeowners, mortgage companies, banks, credit unions, attorneys, investors and Realtors with the majority of our work coming by way of referrals from local Realtors, mortgage brokers and attorneys.