| 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...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 6:22 PM
Jeff Burdick and his next-door neighbors have nearly identical two-story rowhouses, on the same block of East Clement Street with the same public schools and the same city trash pickup. But one striking difference is the $5,300 he pays in yearly...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 3:03 PM
A cluster of vacant rowhouses in the 1600 block of North Gay Street succumbed to the metal claw of an excavator this month, as yet another batch of unwanted city homes turned to rubble.
Once the East Baltimore tract is cleared, nothing will be built...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:06 PM
A modest increase in average home prices in November is the first upturn for the Baltimore region in more than a year, but beleaguered homeowners shouldn't cheer just yet.
Though prices rose almost 1 percent on average compared with a year earlier, the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:11 PM
There was a time when indoor toilets weren't part and parcel of new home construction. Same goes for electricity and heating systems. These days, though, to be considered up to code and eligible to be sold, a house has to have these basic amenities.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 7:10 AM
Remington's housing stock is about to get a big boost.
Baltimore City and a private redevelopment company are moving ahead with separate plans to foster home ownership in the neighborhood by rehabbing vacant houses, many of them on Remington Avenue....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 3:00 AM
A homeowner should not pay more in property taxes than his two neighbors put together for their nearly identical homes. But that's exactly what Sun reporters Scott Calvert and Jamie Smith Hopkins found in a comprehensive and unprecedented review of...