| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Across Howard County this winter, residents saw fewer snow-covered fields than in years past and more bustling construction sites. That makes sense, considering the former helps beget the latter.
The United States experienced its fourth warmest winter...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:25 PM
More Howard County residents are renting out their homes amid the slump in the housing market, local officials say, sometimes leaving a burden of unpaid fees for condo and homeowners associations.
The issue has prompted the County Council to consider a...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Shandra Brown has a big goal: to buy a house before her 21st birthday in September.
On Saturday, she came to Belair-Edison with her mother, Rene, for a Healthy Neighborhoods event that highlighted resources available through the nonprofit, including a...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Condo and homeowners associations have struggled for years to collect dues from all the property owners in their communities, but when the economy turned sour and the housing market declined, delinquency rates skyrocketed.
After the Federal Housing...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Seawall Development Corp. has been recommended by a Baltimore City advisory committee to rehab nine vacant, city-owned row houses in Remington, marking another milestone for the community-minded developer best known for its teacher housing.
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:17 PM
Are you rich beyond your wildest dreams? The winning numbers for the $640 million Mega Millions jackpot are: 2, 4, 23, 38, 46 and Mega Ball 23.
If no winner is named, the jackpot will rise to $975 million, but lottery officials said they would know if...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end.
If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:22 PM
As Howard County works to keep its housing stock affordable for people across the economic spectrum, local officials hope the annual housing fair scheduled for next week will help give people a better understanding of what the wealthy county has to offer....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Sherrie Becker recalled how she came to live at Quarry Lake, the residential, retail, office complex in Pikesville.
Becker bought a home there in 2007, picking out a lot in the single-family residential area before any of the houses had even been built....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:26 PM
The sharp and likely temporary drop in the number of foreclosed homes for sale in the Baltimore region is making life easier for owners trying to find a buyer.
The number of home sales in the metro area that are not distress deals — neither...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:10 PM
A developer working to transform vacant, city-owned properties in a North Baltimore neighborhood into hundreds of new and rehabbed homes received city design approval Thursday for 69 new apartments that will get under way this fall.
The city's Urban...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Inside a small cubicle in Timonium, Jessica Gatton Facini is saving homes.
The 26-year-old sorts through foreclosure and lien documents from Baltimore homeowners, identifies a problem and then navigates the bureaucracy of big banks and government...