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Baltimore-area home sales, prices rise in January

Despite the historic snowfall late last month, sales of homes in the Baltimore-area rose in January, according to a report released Wednesday. Buyers closed on 2,073 houses in January, an increase of 16.1 percent from the same month last year, according to RealEstate Business Intelligence, the research...

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Hot Property: A stone stunner in Havre de Grace

The stone front on this classic Colonial suggests historic charm, but inside, it’s updated for a modern lifestyle. In the kitchen, ample storage surrounds stainless-steel appliances and an eat-at countertop peninsula. Meanwhile, built-in shelving flanks a wide stone fireplace in the wood-floored...

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    North Roland Park residents oppose planned apartment building

    Leading a tour of the woods behind Belvedere Towers on Saturday, Shelley Sehnert insisted she is not opposed to more development in the area. "We just don't need it at the corner of Falls Road and Northern Parkway," she said. Sehnert, president of the North Roland Park Association, is one of several...

  • Bill would ease parking standards for Towson Circle property

    Bill would ease parking standards for Towson Circle property

    The Baltimore County Council on Feb. 9 was expected to consider a bill by Councilman David Marks aimed at easing parking limitations at what is currently Towson Circle. Marks' bill would revise the front, rear and side yard setback requirements, the floor area ratio requirements and the building...

  • Petition seeks to leave Towson Triangle out of overlay district

    Petition seeks to leave Towson Triangle out of overlay district

    Concerned about high-density development in downtown Towson — especially within the so-called Towson Triangle — some residents are circulating a petition asking Baltimore County to limit the geographic area of a proposed special overlay zoning district for the commercial core to north of Towsontown...

  • Tax assessment appeals persist in Baltimore

    Tax assessment appeals persist in Baltimore

    As the state deadline to file appeals of property assessments looms, officials are preparing for a flood of petitions — particularly in Baltimore, where property owners routinely appeal their tax assessments at rates double or triple the statewide average. Baltimore property owners filed about...

  • Wells Fargo agrees to $16.2M settlement in kickback case

    Wells Fargo agrees to $16.2M settlement in kickback case

    Wells Fargo has agreed to pay about $16.2 million to customers to settle claims over a kickback scheme involving an Owings Mills title company, according to an agreement filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for Maryland. It is the second settlement the bank has reached in connection with the scheme,...

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