| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The Aberdeen Planning Commission has finally recommended approval of "an upscale apartment complex" off of Long Drive near Ripken Stadium to be called The Residences at Fieldside Village.
The planned rental housing will replace what was originally...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Michael Phelps made history this week, becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time. But the winning seems to stop when it comes to his Baltimore real estate.
TMZ reports today that Phelps finally sold his Fells Point condo -- at a significant loss....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Developer Steve Whalen said he has only himself to blame for the misconception that have circulated about a planned medical office building in Catonsville.
Wednesday, he took steps to rectify the situation.
Based on language that Whalen admits was...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
It's true: Michael Phelps' Fells Point condo has sold, and the most decorated Olympian of all time took a significant loss.
TMZ originally reported a sale last week without attribution. Now the property, 967 Fell Street, is listed under the "Sold"...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:51 AM
OK, Madame Mayor: Count us in.
You've pledged to increase Baltimore's population by 10,000 households over the next decade. My wife and I have just bought a charming city condo, and we're happy to put you one step closer to your goal.
You should be...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 10:33 AM
They're some of the priciest condos in the city, but they're taxed like empty lots.
At the Ritz-Carlton Residences along Baltimore's Inner Harbor — where a recent sale topped $1.5 million — the tax bill for most of the condos was $1,309...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 6:23 AM
The city of Baltimore has failed to collect millions of dollars in potential revenue because of chronic errors and miscalculations in a program offering tax breaks for historic renovations, a Baltimore Sun investigation has found.
The Sun documented...
| May 1, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I cannot understand what passes through the minds of people at The Sun when it comes to taxes and government spending. A recent front page headline declared that "Millions slip away from city as condo values set too low" (April 29). But how can a condo...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:45 AM
In your recent article about the incredibly low assessments and taxes on unsold luxury harbor condos in Baltimore City, Owen C. Charles, the deputy director for Maryland's Department of Assessments and Taxation, defended the assessments on some condos ("...
| May 7, 2012
| 7:12 PM
The County Council Monday unanimously passed a bill that will prohibit a property owner from obtaining a county rental license if they are more than 30 days behind on their condominium association or homeowner association fees.
"The key is that we want...
| May 13, 2012
Robert Larkin's association with Oak Crest retirement community in Parkville began long before he and his wife purchased a condo there in 2001. The 86-year-old retired Baltimore City police major had contacts with Oak Crest before it even opened its...