| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Real estate values in Harford County appear to have stabilized with the most recent state re-assessment of the Route 40 corridor.
Though residential property values were down 10 percent compared to what they had been in the previous assessment, that...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Between 2006 and 2011, during the worst economic period since World War II for design and construction firms, my company has quadrupled in size. We have hired both professional and semi-skilled workers. The reason for that is we have focused our work on...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Mention development in Catonsville, and the name Stephen Whalen Jr. likely will come up.
Drive around town, and you'll see blue signs staked in people's yards voicing opposition to the local developer's idea to build a large mixed-use development known...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Dianna Wilhelm, a developer based in Annapolis Junction, was elected this month to head the Maryland chapter of NAIOP, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.
Wilhelm serves as president of Wilhelm Business Enterprises, a...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:25 PM
When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note.
The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:44 PM
The Baltimore region's housing market posted the fourth straight year of average price declines in 2011 as the number of home sales hit a low not seen in at least a decade and a half.
The average home sold last year in the metro area changed hands for...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:45 PM
In 1912, when Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox, fans went to a baseball game because they wanted to watch a baseball game.
One hundred years later, stadiums are much more complicated places, filled with fans hoping for a variety of...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:03 PM
In a March 29 letter to the editor, Sandra Nettina assures us that "GOP candidates object to mandates, not contraception," which is good news. Perhaps if they really object to mandates, they will do something about the mandate taxpayers face to pay real...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama's recess appointment to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray, wasted no time in announcing the watchdog agency's "nonbank supervision program." Bringing nonbank mortgage lenders more fully and...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:26 PM
The sharp and likely temporary drop in the number of foreclosed homes for sale in the Baltimore region is making life easier for owners trying to find a buyer.
The number of home sales in the metro area that are not distress deals — neither...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:50 AM
In the past few years, real estate has increasingly become an investment option that’s difficult to ignore. With moderated pricing and historic financing conditions, the costs associated with acquiring investment properties...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Is your home ready for its close-up?
You've cleared away the clutter, shampooed the carpets and repainted the walls. But selling a home in today's market may require a bit more imagination.
Home stagers, who specialize in readying a home for the market,...