| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:11 AM
The Internet and regulations enacted over the years by the Harford County government to make access to land use maps easier mean a quick Google search followed by a few mouse clicks will bring to the fingertips of any potential home buyer details about...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Reassessment notices have been going out to homeowners in Group 1, those in western Baltimore County, since late December. In almost every case, the reassessment is lower than it was three years ago, according to Owen Charles, deputy director of the State...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
As president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Greater Baltimore operations, Dean Cottrill has gotten to know the real estate markets of a great number of communities — from the heart of Baltimore to Ocean City.
"I'm all over the place and...
| Sep 26, 2012
After what was easily the longest economic downturn in recent times, momentum is building and national headlines are trumpeting news of economic gains. In the residential housing sector, these swiftly-changing market dynamics...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:44 PM
William F. Beauchamp, a real estate appraiser and avid sports fan who founded his own firm in the mid-1980s, died Wednesday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Timonium...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
A federal grand jury in Baltimore indicted six people in a $4.5 million mortgage scheme that allegedly defrauded banks, home buyers and sellers across the state, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
The indictment said a group of six...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Walter M. Stefanowicz, a retired homebuilder who developed sections of Timonium, Catonsville and White Marsh, died of cardiac arrest while recuperating from knee surgery Nov. 17 at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. The former Cockeysville and...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:29 PM
When Bank of America credit officer Dan Petrik and his team sat down in early 2007 to analyze Sam Zell's plan to take control of Tribune Co., their numbers showed that the complex deal failed to meet five of the bank's 10 lending guidelines.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Real estate veteran Tom Coard has been named manager of the Bel Air Central office of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.
Coard joins Long & Foster with more than a decade of real estate and management experience with his team, The Coard Group. He was...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The New York real estate firm that purchased Harborplace in November paid close to $100 million for the iconic Inner Harbor shopping center, according to Baltimore land records.
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., through an affiliate company called AAC HP...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The home has plenty to recommend it — five bedrooms, four bathrooms, two sunrooms and a big kitchen — but the primary selling point is outside.
The property at 807 Broadwater Way, which changed hands for just over $1.8 million in October,...