Jay Fergusonjay@deepcreekvacations.com301-501-0420

Property Owners' Association of Deep Creek Lake – eblast

The Deep Creek Lake POA sent this eblast the other day:


The 2013 summer season is here.  We hope you and your friends have an enjoyable summer at DCL.  We want to remind you that the General Membership Meeting of the POA, which is open to the public will be held on Saturday, June 22 at the Garrett 8 Cinemas.  Coffee and refreshments will be available at 8:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 8:30 AM.
Some of our members have returned to their homes to find that the Sandy left behind storm damage that now has to be cleared.  Some of that damage is in the buffer strip and even into the lake.  DNR has been working with property owners in permitting the removal of this storm damage.  It is important that you work with DNR and file a permit request to do any work in the buffer strip.  The POA website has a link to the DNR Buffer Strip Regulations and Permits .

The Policy Review Board (PRB) and the Lake Management Office have been made aware of a general mailing advertising a general aquatic herbicide for use on Sub Aquatic Vegetation (SAV). The PRB and DNR have discussed and continue to discuss the use of herbicides in the lake but at this time DNR does not plan to use any herbicide in DCL.  For more information about this, please see the PRB News at the POA website.  The leadership of both the PRB and the Lake Management office are concerned that people may think they can use this product in DCL.  PRB and DNR reminds everyone that it is illegal to use any chemicals in the lake without Lake Managment approval.

Within the next few days you will be receiving the Spring issue of the POA Dispatch filled with news about POA activities.  Past issues of the Dispatch can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you at the General Membership Meeting on June 22.



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Jay Ferguson

Who I Am My name is Jay Ferguson, and I am a lifelong resident of the Deep Creek Lake area. I am also co-owner of the real estate side of Taylor Made. I have been in the real estate business for 21+ years now and I LOVE what I do! I have to say, my career really took off when I co-founded the real estate side of Taylor Made in 2014. Its been an amazing experience, building a real estate company from the ground up and achieving so much so quickly! In August 2016, we purchased Long & Foster Real Estate Deep Creek, where I had started my career in 2000. In 2018, we on-boarded virtually every agent from Coldwell Banker Deep Creek Realty as they closed up shop and the real estate family grew even more! We now have over 40 sales agents and have expanded to West Virginia and Pennsylvania, as well. Taylor Made is the #1 vacation rental company at Deep Creek with over 475 vacation rental homes, and over one hundred thousand yearly visitors. Its amazing what we have accomplished using the principles of honesty, teamwork and customer service! Personally, my wife Jessica and I enjoy traveling and especially spending time in the outdoors, hiking and exploring the many diverse areas that Garrett County is naturally blessed with. We have raised two wonderful children here, Kayleah (22) and Noah (13). In the summer, we love spending time on the water with friends & family and enjoying the lake life! We are both active in our church, our community & local school activities, and we fill our schedule with plenty of volunteer efforts. I currently serve on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity. I am proud to say that I was named Deep Creek Time’s Favorite ‘Community Champion’ in 2019. I was also named Garrett County Realtor of the Year in 2018-19, as well. I really enjoy promoting my hometown. I am very proud of the resort area that has developed over my lifetime and look forward to growing the area even more! Deep Creek Lake has been described as ‘The Lake Tahoe of the east', and I think that speaks volumes about the potential to own property here! Deep Creek Lake isn't really a town or city by itself; it's comprised of three towns: Oakland, Swanton & McHenry, Maryland. I am very passionate about my hometown and am impressed with how many people know about it as we travel around the country. Deep Creek Lake is an amazing place to visit and even better place to live! During the pandemic in 2020, our market exploded and more and more people left their primary residence in the city to live here permanently. With distance learning in schools and tele-commuting becoming the ‘norm’, many more people were drawn to the area to ‘live where they love to play’. Why You Want Me Working for You: In addition to being an owner, I am consistently one of the top-producing agents in the entire area and the Associate Broker of record for Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales. I have 21+ years of experience and I am a problem solver. There aren’t many situations that I have not encountered and I have a strategy for almost every scenario that you may encounter. I have extensively trained in all areas of real estate & emerging technologies, and also have trained as an appraiser, as well as served as a full-time Broker. I have a strong knowledge of the industry, as well as many trusted local contacts & affiliations that allow me to perform at a very high level and deliver results. I have a great deal of respect for my peers in this industry and have strong working relationships that I would love to put to work for you. Call me to discuss your situation - I know I can be of great service to you & others you care about! Honesty. Integrity. Results.