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  • House-flipping waiver is extended

    House-flipping waiver is extended
    Federal officials have extended a regulatory waiver that makes it easier to "flip" properties — a move meant to encourage the renovation of foreclosed homes but that critics say could herald the return of predatory schemes. The Federal Housing...
  • MECU to acquire Advance Bank in Baltimore

    MECU to acquire Advance Bank in Baltimore
    Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore Inc. announced Thursday that it had agreed to acquire Advance Bank, another Baltimore-based institution. A sale price hasn't been determined and will be based on which Advance assets regulators say MECU can...
  • Sheppard Pratt's teachable moment in Ruxton

    The situation in Ruxton is full of complexities ("Discrimination in Ruxton," April 25). If representatives of Sheppard Pratt Health System are to be believed, Ruxton residents are a bunch of elitist snobs with no moral standing. In reality, the personal...
  • Owner of sober home in Catonsville faces off with county

    Owner of sober home in Catonsville faces off with county
    It started with a complaint, likely from a neighbor. Then there was a police drug raid, which turned up nothing. Then a string of citations, the last one for $4,000 and counting. There's been one administrative hearing; there will be another one Monday,...
  • Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist

    Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist
    Vincent Quayle knows the corrosive effect of foreclosures well, sitting as he does at the helm of a nonprofit group that helps homeowners in trouble. But he says the current foreclosure crisis is nothing compared to the damage wrought by the...
  • Hearing on Catonsville sober house postponed

    An administrative hearing on a house in Catonsville for people recovering from alcohol and drug addictions that Baltimore County has cited multiple times for being an illegal rooming and boarding house, originally scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7, has been...
  • Local builder embarks on new apartment construction

    An Owings Mills group is launching work on five new apartment complexes in the Mid-Atlantic at a cost of $186.5 million, all in areas it says have high demand but little new construction. Projects under way by Chesapeake Realty Partners, a residential...
  • Md. orders Allied Home Mortgage to stop lending in state

    State regulators said Wednesday that they have ordered a large mortgage broker to stop making loans to Marylanders after federal investigators alleged the company had violated lending rules. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...
  • Home prices fell 6% in Baltimore area in October

    Nerve-wracking economic conditions and more stringent mortgage requirements helped push home sales in the Baltimore region to their lowest level for the month of October in at least 13 years, putting more downward pressure on prices. The average sale...
  • Northeast Baltimore shines despite problems

    Northeast Baltimore shines despite problems
    The life I experience as a 30-year resident and homeowner in Northeast Baltimore is quite different from the picture painted recently in The Sun. I've worked in community development for 16 years and know the Northeast Baltimore neighborhoods well. I have...
  • Bill would help Howard homeowners groups collect fees

    More Howard County residents are renting out their homes amid the slump in the housing market, local officials say, sometimes leaving a burden of unpaid fees for condo and homeowners associations. The issue has prompted the County Council to consider a...
  • Council bill aims to reduce delinquency rates on condo dues

    Condo and homeowners associations have struggled for years to collect dues from all the property owners in their communities, but when the economy turned sour and the housing market declined, delinquency rates skyrocketed. After the Federal Housing...