REAL ESTATE

Green on the upswing as eco-friendly home building goes mainstream

Green on the upswing as eco-friendly home building goes mainstream 

Green accounted for 2 percent of the new-home market in 2005, according to industry estimates. By last year it had ballooned to 23 percent.

Weekly rentals in Ocean City may be outlawed

Renting a spacious home in Ocean City for a week — a popular summertime escape for many from the Baltimore area — may soon be outlawed.

Court orders clean-up at vacant properties

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has ordered an absentee Baltimore landlord to clean up about 50 blighted properties within 90 days, the first ruling...

BALTIMORE REAL ESTATE NEWS

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...

Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons

A plan to build subsidized housing on the former Cardinal Gibbons School campus in Southwest Baltimore has met with opposition from some...

Continental Realty Corp. buys White Marsh apartments 

Baltimore-based Continental Realty Corp. said Wednesday it has bought two apartment developments with a total of nearly 400 units in White...

Veteran receives mortgage-free home in Harford

John Laursen, an Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his wife Casey have spent about a year handling his recovery after...

State approves tax credit zones

The state has approved bigger tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore, including the site of a new Amazon warehouse....

Baltimore's top properties for June [Pictures]

Find how 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...

Plan to bring 150 single-family homes to Clarksville

A developer revealed details Thursday evening of a concept plan that proposes building 150 single-family detached homes in Clarksville...

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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