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  • Interesting finds in researching house for sale in Fallston [Commentary]

    My husband works in Sparks, and has one heck of a commute from our home in Fountain Green – 45 minutes to an hour each day. He used to work from home, but a new boss put an end to that. Even before that, though, he was driving in more often...
  • City Council mulls extending tax breaks for historic properties

    City Council mulls extending tax breaks for historic properties
    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...
  • Developer wants to build 206 homes in River Hill

    Developer wants to build 206 homes in River Hill
    A Connecticut-based developer plans to turn 60 acres of unoccupied land in west Columbia into 100 single-family homes and 106 townhouses by 2020. The development, called Simpson Oaks, will be built adjacent to the headquarters of W.R. Grace, a...
  • Ann N. Libov, real estate agent

    Ann N. Libov, real estate agent
    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...
  • Five questions with NAREB President Donnell Spivey

    Five questions with NAREB President Donnell Spivey
    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...
  • Baltimore-area home sales up 14 percent in 2013

    Baltimore-area home sales up 14 percent in 2013
    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...
  • Creepy street names unlikely to scare away buyers

    Creepy street names unlikely to scare away buyers
    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...
  • Price increases tempt Baltimore-area homeowners

    Price increases tempt Baltimore-area homeowners
    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...
  • Visionaries broke new ground with Laurel Shopping Center

    Visionaries broke new ground with Laurel Shopping Center
    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. Brothers Melvin...
  • Pantelides prepares to become Annapolis mayor

    Pantelides prepares to become Annapolis mayor
    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...
  • School enrollment continues to decline

    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...
  • Bel Air's 'Brick House' remains on market

    Bel Air's 'Brick House' remains on market
    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...