| Jan 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Reassessment notices have been going out to homeowners in Group 1, those in western Baltimore County, since late December. In almost every case, the reassessment is lower than it was three years ago, according to Owen Charles, deputy director of the State...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Her affinity for sleeveless frocks has caused a buying frenzy and inspired people to turn to workouts for toning their arms. She has become a highly coveted canvas for fashion designers and retailers. She steals the scene in pointed-toe flats, colored...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:44 AM
December was another positive month for home sales in metro Baltimore, though the market supply of homes continued to dwindle, dropping below 10,000 for the first time since February 2006.
Last month, 1,945 home sales closed in Baltimore and its five...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:56 PM
A contemporary three-bedroom Colonial on the Annapolis waterfront sold recently for $1.35 million after being on the market for about eight months, according to the home's listing agent.
The 3,100-square-foot home at 56 E. Lake Drive in the Bay Ridge...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:27 PM
There's a lesson to be learned in Fells Point's past and present along its main business street. South Broadway, between Aliceanna and Fleet streets, looks like a scene out of World War II Eastern Europe. On both the east and west sides of the street, the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
A federal grand jury in Baltimore indicted six people in a $4.5 million mortgage scheme that allegedly defrauded banks, home buyers and sellers across the state, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
The indictment said a group of six...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Downtown Annapolis' Market House, a historic landmark that has been open only intermittently since 2003, is scheduled to reopen in the spring after being closed this year, according to Mayor Joshua Cohen.
"In terms of a specific opening date, it's...
| Nov 25, 2012
The priciest home to sell in Baltimore in September came with plenty of the usual upscale touches, plus some less typical ones.
"We sold it furnished — a lot of furniture conveyed, let's put it that way," said Bob Lucido, the listing agent for...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Howard County Housing is hosting three community forums this month beginning Thursday with housing professionals to discuss the growing problem of condo associations loosing Federal Housing Administration financing.
"Condominiums are often a first time...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:48 PM
While the Baltimore Ravens' rout of the Cincinnati Bengals Monday was catnip for local fans, the national ratings news was not so good for ESPN and "Monday Night Football." Blowouts do not make for big ratings.
The national overnight Nielsen rating for...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:00 AM
MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakehas taken a bold step forward to alleviate Baltimore City's painfully high residential property tax rate. In the face of very difficult economic and budgetary conditions, she has introduced the Targeted Homeowners' Tax...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:33 PM
In the past few years, real estate has increasingly become an investment option that’s difficult to ignore. With moderated pricing and historic financing conditions, the costs associated with acquiring investment properties...