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At Marrick Homes, we take great pride in being a locally owned business that can provide you, our homeowners, with a superior quality product, at an excellent value, with exemplary service and a total commitment to your satisfaction!

Since 1984, we’ve grown to be one of Southern Maryland’s premier homebuilders. We are proud of the homes and communities we have built in Southern Maryland – and our roots here are deep! From the first time you visit one of our model homes, to the day you move in, and beyond, we want to make finding your forever home an enjoyable experience, which means getting to know you just as well as you get to know us!

Here’s a chance for you to get to know our Sales Staff from across our portfolio of communities!

Mike Parker – Marley Run

Where Are You From?

I was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Clinton, MD, graduating from Surrattsville Sr. High in 1980.

 How Long Have You Lived in (around) Southern Maryland?

I grew up in Southern Maryland and lived in Southern MD through college. Then, I lived in No. Virginia, Connecticut & Florida, moving back to Southern Maryland in 2011!

What’s Your Favorite Spot in Southern Maryland

Solomons Island.

How Long Have You Worked In Real Estate?

Over 20 years this year!

What Community Do You Manage and What’s Your Favorite Thing About It?

Marley Run in Huntingtown. It’s a terrific family neighborhood!  The schools here are top notch, and the neighborhood itself, with the wonderful families there, provides a welcoming atmosphere throughout – a connection I remember from my childhood community when I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s!

What’s Your Favorite Part About Working with Your Customers?

I love helping customers put the pieces of the puzzle together, and facilitating the steps to allow them to get the kind of home and community that meets their needs and goals.

What’s One Piece of Advice for All Your Buyers?

Go with your gut and look at the big picture. There are a lot of details, so take a deep breath and trust our system and service. We have been doing new home sales since 1984 – so we’ve been around the block a time or two!

What’s One Fun Fact About You?

I was in the bicycle business for a number of years, but now enjoy boating and golf!

Ken Weeks – Elizabeth Hills

Where Are You From?

I grew up in Charles County (LaPlata & Waldorf) and moved to Calvert County (Huntingtown) in 1999. I’ve now been in the Lusby area for the last 7 years.

How Long Have You Lived in (around) Southern Maryland?

My entire life!

What’s Your Favorite Spot in Southern Maryland?

My favorite spot is the Capital Clubhouse in Waldorf, as it’s the only ice hockey facility in the area, as well as Calvert Cliffs Park, where I can hike and enjoy the beach with my boys!

How Long Have You Worked In Real Estate? 

I have been selling new homes with Marrick for just over 9 years now throughout St Mary’s County. I have been a licensed Realtor with Century 21 New Millennium since October of 2017. 

What Community Do You Manage and What’s Your Favorite Thing About It?

My favorite thing about Elizabeth Hills is all the people I have had an opportunity to help build homes for, and the camaraderie between everyone within the neighborhood I see on a daily basis.

What’s Your Favorite Part About Working with Your Customers?

Helping them solve their problem on finding the right home that works for them and then seeing that idea turn into reality.

What’s One Piece of Advice for All Your Buyers?

When looking to buy a new home, first focus on the structural items you cannot do later, or would be much tougher to do. Cosmetic items such as flooring seem to always be a huge focus, but upgrades to the floor can always be done after you move in. A morning room or sitting room would be a lot tougher to add after the home is completed.

What’s One Fun Fact About You?

I love to play hockey – I’m a surprisingly good goalie!

Chris Nolan – Ridge Grove, Olivers Crossing

Where Are You From?

Long Island, NY

How Long Have You Lived in (around) Southern Maryland?

I’ve lived in the Southern Maryland area since 2002.

What’s Your Favorite Spot in Southern Maryland?

Literally anywhere along the water of the Chesapeake Bay – you just can’t beat it!

How Long Have You Worked In Real Estate?

Five years.

What Community Do You Manage and What’s Your Favorite Thing About It?

Olivers Crossing & Ridge Grove in Charles County. I love the opportunity to get to know families as they build their new homes here, and helping them create the communities that they want to live in for years to come!

What’s Your Favorite Part About Working with Your Customers?

Everyone brings something new to the table. It is awesome to create a unique home for each and every person!

What’s One Piece of Advice for All Your Buyers?

This is YOUR home. Don’t hesitate to tell us exactly what will make it feel like home to you!

What’s One Fun Fact About You?

After a career in both Military & Law Enforcement, I find it very relaxing to kick back and realize that life is pretty good - you just need to take the time to enjoy it. 

 
Mike Jacques – Clarks Rest

Where Are You From?

I’m originally from Maine.

How Long Have You Lived in (around) Southern Maryland?

I’ve lived in Southern Maryland for about 12 years now. 

What’s Your Favorite Spot in Southern Maryland?

That’d have to be Social Coffee in Leonardtown & Island Hideaway in Solomon’s Island

How Long Have You Worked In Real Estate?

Twelve years.

What Community Do You Manage and What’s Your Favorite Thing About It?

Clarks Rest in Leonardtown. The amenities here such as the pool, basketball court and playground are great for the community, as well as its proximity to Downtown Leonardtown. It’s such a charming little town.

What’s Your Favorite Part About Working with Your Customers?

The excitement of customizing each home for each family – the process of making it truly theirs. I love seeing the customers become neighbors; seeing all the other residents that live in the community warmly welcoming each new family to the community as they move in. 

What’s One Piece of Advice for All Your Buyers?

There’s never a silly question. Ask away!

What’s One Fun Fact About You?

I own a Marrick Home!

Tim Williams – Suratts Crossing

Where Are You From?

Cleveland, Ohio!

How Long Have You Lived in (around) Southern Maryland?

Just over 4 years.

What’s Your Favorite Spot in Southern Maryland?

Does National Harbor count? I love National Harbor!

How Long Have You Worked In Real Estate?

Two years. 

What Community Do You Manage and What’s Your Favorite Thing About It?

I’m the Community Manager at Surratts Crossing in Clinton. It’s great to see younger families grow right alongside the community itself.

What’s Your Favorite Part About Working with Your Customers?

My favorite part is guiding buyers through their first ever home-buying process. It’s incredibly rewarding!

What’s One Piece of Advice for All Your Buyers?

Research is key. From all the local builders, to the community, and beyond. The more you know, the better.

What’s One Fun Fact About You?

Is it still a fun fact if I’m a Cleveland Browns fan?

We love each and every opportunity to get to know all the folks that come through our doors. We’re good neighbors, building great neighborhoods. Come visit us, today!

 

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Published 10/2/18 @ 7:44am


 

Fall Events and Festivals in Southern MD

The autumn season is full of festivities guaranteed to get your spine-tingling and pumpkin–spice lattes flowing! From haunted attractions to pumpkin patches, Southern MD has the perfect fall fun for your family!

Get ready to fall in love with living in Southern MD and see what the season brings with some of the fun festivals and events going on for you and your family to explore!

A Season for Shellfish

October is not just for haunted houses and celebrating Halloween if you live in St. Mary’s County! October brings celebrations and the Opening of Oyster Season on the Chesapeake Bay. Join in the festivities at the 52nd Annual U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championships and National Oyster Cook-Off October 21st & 22nd, and experience the best seafood & cultural activities at one of the oldest and most popular festivals in the U.S. (Sorry Oysters, bet you wish we’d clam up about this “can’t miss” event! http://usoysterfest.com/)

Fun at the Farm

Enjoy the vibrant colors of fall foliage on a scenic drive to Bowles Farms in Clements, MD. Home to Southern Maryland’s Largest Cornfield Maze & Pumpkin Patch, have a fun-filled day of amazing autumn activities for the whole family! Opening date is Saturday, September 29th, so, get ready to explore the all new corn maze theme for 2018! (Hint: #RockTheRed!)

Visit Spider Hall Farm located in Frederick, MD for another day of fall fun for everyone! From picking the perfect pumpkin to hayrides and a corn maze, #SpiderHall Farm has all the attractions to help make your autumn more memorable!

Spooktacular Scares in Southern Maryland

If ghosts and goblins are what you seek, Southern Maryland has all the haunted attractions for a terrifying night of fun!    

Experience Screamland Farms in Frederick, September 28 - November 3rd for a date night of frightening delight! Leave your kids at home and your fears at the door for this spooktacular night of terror! (Hint: It’s not for the faint of heart!)

Try your hand at ghost hunting for an evening with a haunted tour of Historic Frederick. Discover the past and perhaps cross paths with a patriotic spirit walking through the hallowed grounds of Historic Mount Olivet Cemetery! Be sure to gather the bravest souls and get ready to experience the best and oldest operating ghost tour in Maryland! [www.marylandghosttours.com]

There is so much more to experience and explore this fall and year-round in Southern Maryland – which is another reason to love living close to it all in a new #MarrickHome!

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Published 9/26/18 @ 1:38pm


 

Things To Do in Leonardtown!

As the summer season draws to a close, grab a seat for dinner outside or take a stroll down a charming small-town street found in Leonardtown, Maryland – also right up the street from our magnificent planned community of Clarks Rest!

Centrally located in St. Mary’s County, Leonardtown was irrefutably named as “a most convenient place” in the early 18th century and remains to be the convenient hub we know and love today! So if you’re ready to get outside and enjoy the summer sun, plan your day for exploring this beautiful historic town! To help you along the way we compiled a list of our Top 5 picks for dining, shopping and exploring the very best of Leonardtown.

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Published 9/3/18 @ 4:46pm
 


 

Pet Upgrades for Your Home!

We all love our pets and will of course do anything to make them happy and comfortable within our own homes - we sneak them extra treats, buy them a plethora of toys, and find any excuse we can to spoil them at a moments notice. However, if you’re a dedicated pet owner who likes to take things a step further, chances are you’ve probably even made some changes to your living space to accommodate them. 

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Published 8/6/18 @ 1:22pm


 

Stylish Window Treatments

Window treatments can often turn into a design challenge, or worse, a major investment! However, let’s face it - if you neglect your windows in favor of a different design focus, you’ll be left with a pretty lackluster view. Whether you find yourself in need of fresh window treatments, want to let more sunshine in your house (or block it out) in modern fashion or are starting from complete scratch on a renovation, we’ve gathered some fresh trends to help you turn any window into your new favorite focal point! 

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Published 7/26/18 @ 4:56pm


 

Long Weekend Summer Getaway Spots for Maryland Residents!

If you’re like us, you blinked once and suddenly… we’re halfway through July! Don’t worry, though. Summer isn’t over yet, and you till have time to take advantage of the sunshine. If you’re tired of scrolling through Facebook and seeing friends and acquaintances wandering about, a late-summer long weekend getaway might be the perfect remedy for a quick escape! No need for airline tickets or a robust itinerary – there’s great spots within reach of the Southern Maryland corridor, and we’ll fill you in on some of our favorites!

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Published 7/17/18 @ 11:16am


 

Patio Ideas, Décor & More!

IA mid-June afternoon on the Eastern Shore; the sun is shining, and there’s not a cloud in the sky – whether your residence allows for porch, patio or poolside relaxation to soak in those rays, we have the assortment of furniture, styles and outdoor accessories alike to make your stay-cation all the more enjoyable throughout the summer months!

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Published 6/20/18 @ 12:58pm


 

Green Home Remodeling!

Leaving a smaller Carbon Footprint is an important, and generally overlooked factor from the construction process all the way through your home’s lifespan and beyond. Being mindful of our impact on the immediate and surrounding environment is a big step in procuring longevity for our planet! With both technical additions and moderate design and architectural adjustments, achieving a home that is more environmentally friendly can be a realistic feat whether you’re building a custom home, remodeling a current residence, or just looking to upgrade outdated materials or components. Take a look at some popular options towards creating a greener home that both you, and Mother Nature, can be proud of!

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Published 5/22/18 @ 3:09pm


 

Make Your Home SMART.

Nowadays, your home is only as smart as the technology you fill it with. Traditional, multi-facetted systems have been streamlined to put ease of access at the forefront – and with that comes the ability for the newest appliances and gadgets to benefit our daily routines from safety, economical and entertainment perspectives. Take a look at what made our list of the “Gotta Haves” for your home to bring it into the modern-age!

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Published 4/23/18 @ 8:14am


 

Friendly, Functional Home Offices.

Work, work, work - Because some things just have to get done! However, if you’ve broken free of the prototypical office environment and brought your workstation into the comfort of your own residence, you have the utmost freedom to not only maximize productivity, but your aesthetics as well. Make your office space resonate with your passions and personality that provide the zen that has you working at your very best!

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Published 4/12/18 @ 10:56am


 

Garden Tips for Spring

With the last of the seasonal snow likely behind us, it’s time to soak in the spring time sun! Slowly but surely, as the temperatures begin their climb upward, everyone will look to embark on their own version of the endeavor that is.. spring-cleaning! While you may initially look towards the inside of your home, there will certainly be some items that need their own tender loving care outside as well – like your patio, walkways, or home garden. Make sure to set aside an upcoming weekend on your calendar to spruce up your collection of flowers, plants and herbs using a few of these preparation tips before the summer months roll in!

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Published 4/3/18 @ 9:22am


 

Kitchen Organization Hacks

Your kitchen – perhaps THE most popular space in your entire home. Now, we know some people treat this space as their kingdom and domain, while others see it more of a place they’re stuck longer than they wish. BUT – if there’s one thing either side can agree on, it’s that keeping the kitchen uncluttered makes everyone’s life a little easier. Follow some of these tips to create some useful storage space and open up your counters to make prepping, cooking and cleaning that much easier, and even more enjoyable.

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Published 2/19/18 @ 2:34pm


 
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