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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit

    Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit
    About 1,000 Baltimore-area residents are expected to receive thousands of dollars each under a landmark $175 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo over accusations of discriminatory lending practices. Under the terms...
  • Bill to reduce condo delinquency rates supported at hearing

    When Kelly Riesner tried to sell her home in Montgomery Woods, she found out the Elkridge condo community has a 23 percent delinquency rate on its association dues, which meant anyone trying to buy in the community does not qualify for Federal Housing...
  • Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns

    Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns
    There's still a ways to go before 2014's housing market wraps up, but industry watchers are already looking ahead to next year. So, too, are potential buyers and sellers who decided to sit this year out. Last week, the Illinois Association of Realtors...
  • Ringrose joins bank

    Ringrose joins bank
    Susquehanna Bank announced that Barbara E. Ringrose has joined the company as a residential mortgage banker in the Carroll County market. She will be responsible for conventional, government (FHA, VA, USDA) and construction financing. Ringrose will be...
  • U.S. motorists driving more miles, using less gas

    U.S. motorists driving more miles, using less gas
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, according to government data, but the cause and implications of the roadway revival may be different than in years past. The slow...
  • Fannie Mae was good idea — in the 1930s, and now

    In 1938, with the country in its ninth year of the Great Depression, the federal government created Fannie Mae to purchase FHA-insured mortgages. At first glance, this may seem counterintuitive. If no one wants to buy mortgages — even when the...
  • Wells Fargo finds mortgage myths hamper home purchases

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Getting a mortgage in the United States may be easier than many borrowers think, according to a survey released Monday by Wells Fargo & Co , the largest U.S. mortgage lender. Nearly two-thirds of respondents thought that a very...