| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:57 AM
At a time when income inequality is one of the nation's most-discussed issues, the tax that appears to have the best chance of being cut in heavily Democratic Maryland this year is one that is only paid by millionaires.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Donnell Spivey was a 32-year-old Amtrak employee when he decided to start investing in real estate, but what began as a sideline quickly became a career. He entered the business with Baltimore-based Otis Warren Real Estate Co., and later worked for...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Even in dappled autumn sunlight, Fear Avenue in Northwest Baltimore looks a bit desolate. People are scarce, homes and businesses can be counted on one hand, and the traffic that flows heavily on nearby Reisterstown Road seems but a trickle on this...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Baltimore-area home prices continued to rise in October, prompting an uptick in would-be sellers putting their houses on the market, according to a report released Monday.
The median price for homes sold last month rose just under 4 percent to $238,250...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Laurel Shopping Center was a pioneer in local retail, and the men behind its development were visionaries who turned a then-radical idea into a successful enterprise that helped change the face of retail in the Baltimore/Washington area.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Mike Pantelides can't go anywhere these days without being stopped.
Walking down Main Street to a meeting, he meets people offering ideas. At a post-workout stop at the drug store, someone wants to talk to him. In the Market House, a merchant offers a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Prepare for a year of more in the real estate industry — more improvement, mostly, but also more expense as mortgage rates, prices and rents rise.
Analysts expect a solid 2014 here and nationally, after a year in which the battered housing...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Ann N. Libov, whose career in real estate sales spanned more than 30 years, died Dec. 16 of multiple myeloma at her Pikesville home. She was 73.
The daughter of a salesman and a homemaker, Ann Scheuer was born in Baltimore and raised on Fallstaff Road in...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The Baltimore region had its best year for home sales since the start of the recession, as the local housing market continued its slow recovery in 2013.
About 27,750 units closed in 2013, up roughly 14 percent from 2012, according to data provided by...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Harford County Public Schools continue to spend more to educate fewer students, according to enrollment figures for the current academic year recently posted on the school system website.
Nearly 38,000 students were enrolled in the county's 55 public...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:15 AM
A historic Bel Air-area home, dating back to the 1830s, remains on the market after its owner was not able to sell it at auction Saturday.
The home at 501 W. Gordon St. was not sold during the auction, which about 40 to 50 people attended, because the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Over the concerns of Baltimore's finance officials, the City Council is considering a two-year extension of tax breaks on historic properties.
Council members will vote tonight to extend tax credits for property owners who improve historic properties...