| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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 being medically evacuated from Afghanistan, but they are able to begin moving forward, with the first steps being...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:09 PM
A lawsuit that accuses Creig Northrop Team, Long & Foster and several mortgage firms — including Long & Foster's Prosperity Mortgage Co. — of perpetrating mortgage fraud to ease home buying and selling could go before a jury, after the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Maryland will receive $33 million from a nearly $1 billion joint state-federal settlement reached with SunTrust Mortgage Inc. over past problems with its mortgage servicing and foreclosure procedures, the Maryland Attorney General's office announced...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:10 AM
To head off a tough bout with stagflation — slow growth and high inflation — the Federal Reserve should start raising interest rates soon.
Most economists expected 2014 to be a breakout year. A surge in new home construction was expected...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The state has started a new tax credit program designed to help make home ownership more affordable for working families, Housing and Community Development Secretary Raymond A. Skinner said Thursday.
The Maryland HomeCredit program allows eligible...
| May 3, 2014
Del. Don Dwyer is spending his final day in jail Sunday, completing a 60-day sentence for his 2013 drunken-driving and drunken-boating convictions.
But while that debt to society will be paid, the Anne Arundel Republican acknowledges there's a political...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:16 AM
It's been one week since Tya Courtney moved into her new brick townhouse in Edmondson Heights and the smell of fresh paint is still in the air.
The a 27-year-old single mother is now a homeowner, thanks to a program offered by nonprofit Habitat for...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The No. 2 members of the three contending Democratic gubernatorial tickets sparred Friday night in a well-attended debate in East Baltimore in which they clashed over marijuana legalization, taxation, health care and other issues.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Civil rights groups are pressing lawmakers in Annapolis to impose a six-month moratorium on home foreclosures, as the number of cases has surged in Maryland. But a banker's group and the O'Malley administration contend that there's already plenty of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
State lawmakers approved a bill Monday that bars the state from using eminent domain to seize mortgages or deeds of trust for a two-year period.
The move, sponsored by State Senator Joan Carter Conway, pre-emptively blocks municipalities from enacting a...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:03 AM
The eighth annual Howard County Housing Fair will be Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Lane, in Columbia.
At the fair, real estate professionals, mortgage lenders, housing specialists and county...