Centrally located 35 miles northwest of Baltimore and approximately 70 miles north of Washington, D.C., is the scenic city of Westminster, the seat of Carroll County. Home to approximately 60,000 residents, this formerly rural community is quickly progressing when it comes to technology and business development.
Surrounded by lush farmland and verdant forests, Westminster is the center of a growing commercial and industrial economic base. Much of the city's new development is centered on the Air Park Business Center, which houses a wide range of businesses as well as the Carroll County Municipal Airport. Primary and secondary students in Westminster attend schools within the top-ranked Carroll County Public School system.
The Westminster Parks and Recreation department oversees several indoor community recreational facilities as well as an extensive network of parks. Multi-purpose fields, tot lots and a community pool can all be found within the Westminster city limits. The Wakefield Valley Course provides a putting green in addition to 27 holes of golf. The town also hosts many exciting seasonal activities, as well as events specifically designed to strengthen family and community bonds.
The real estate market of Westminster offers a wide range of home styles in quaint charming neighborhoods. Several feature acreage, pastoral views and/or horse facilities. Throughout Westminster and Carroll County, single-family homes can be found in many neighborhoods with price ranges from the low $100,000s to million dollar estates. Condominiums and townhouses in Westminster, MD can be found from $85,000 to $340,000.
Westminster Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 14th, 2014: homes priced around $280,850 compared to $287,796 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -2%. For Thursday, April 17th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.30%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.30%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.65%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.09%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Westminster MD. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Westminster to help you find the best home!