REAL ESTATE

Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies

Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies 

A Baltimore architecture firm founded in 1977 by two Park School graduates and a friend has nearly doubled in size in the last two years, making its most ambitious bid for greater reach last month when it announced the expansion of its footprint to Colorado.

Baltimore's top properties for August [Pictures]

Find out where Baltimore's most expensive homes on the market are and how much they are worth. Here's a list of most pricey new properties on the Baltimore...

Institutions turning homes to rentals elsewhere steer clear in Baltimore

For decades, nearly all homes were bought by individuals, but the collapse in prices brought on by the housing crunch and Great Recession attracted large...

BALTIMORE REAL ESTATE NEWS

Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come 

Construction of new homes is lagging around the country, and Maryland is no exception.

BDC backs $28 million in bonds for One Light Street garage

A Light Street parking lot moved a step closer to redevelopment Thursday, as the board of the Baltimore Development Corp. backed the use...

Auctions continue as luxury market struggles 

The founder of Nextel Communications Inc. thought for a couple of years that his 11 fireplaces, eight bedrooms and 18-plus acres on a...

Pandora moving headquarters and 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia 

Pandora soon will add its logo to the city's skyline as the company relocates its regional headquarters for the Americas and about 250...

Howard Co. Housing Commission to buy Columbia Commons

The Howard County Housing Commission plans to purchase a 200-unit, mixed-income, residential apartment complex in Columbia's village of...

Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations 

Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of decades-old law designed to root out...

Developers present working plan for new Towson apartments

Towson's next new apartment complex is slated to have a clubhouse space, bike racks and a rooftop deck.

100-unit apartment house planned for Towson

A new development is set to bring 100 apartments into downtown Towson.

Five-story apartment, office building proposed near Canton square 

Taylor Property Group wants to build a modern five-story apartment and office building on Linwood Avenue close to Canton's O'Donnell square.

Baltimore-area home sales rise in June

More homes sold in the Baltimore region in June than in any month for the last seven years, while median prices and available inventory also...

NATIONAL REAL ESTATE NEWS

Bridging the great divide between home buyers and sellers

Where do you side in the great real estate buy-sell divide of 2012? If you're a homeowner considering selling sometime in the new year,...

College towns draw retirees

Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile.

Above and beyond the home inspection

Mice, mold and leaking bathtubs are among the last discoveries homebuyers want to make after moving into a new home. But that's exactly what...

Market climate warms for house hunters

Traditionally, spring is when prospective homebuyers come out of hibernation and begin the hunt for their next residence. But with the...

Memory care facilities structure activities to enrich lives

Watching someone's memory begin to fail or witnessing a family member struggling with dementia can be troubling. Making the decision to find...

Smart ways to come up with down-payment cash

Although cheaper prices and record-low mortgage rates have made homebuying increasingly attractive, tight lending standards continue to keep...

Sun archive: Dream Home

Dream Home takes readers into the houses of Baltimore area residents who have found their ideal home

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