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  • Setting the stage for a perfect – and quick – home sale

    Setting the stage for a perfect – and quick – home sale
    Is your home ready for its close-up? You've cleared away the clutter, shampooed the carpets and repainted the walls. But selling a home in today's market may require a bit more imagination. Home stagers, who specialize in readying a home for the market,...
  • September a slow month for Baltimore-area home sales

    The number of homes sold in the Baltimore area last month was nearly 10 percent higher than the year-earlier period — but down significantly from August, according to data released Tuesday by an affiliate of the region's multiple-listing service....
  • Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted

    Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted
    With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships. About 80 residents — each of...
  • Monkton Colonial on 160-acre spread sells for $3.1 million

    Monkton Colonial on 160-acre spread sells for $3.1 million
    A brick Colonial in Monkton set on 160 acres with an historic stone guest house sold for $3.1 million in June. The nearly 7,000-square-foot main house, built in the 1970s but renovated over the years, has four bedrooms, 51/2 baths, five fireplaces, a...
  • Md. has one of nation's tightest markets for vacant residential lots

    Md. has one of nation's tightest markets for vacant residential lots
    Wooded land is plentiful around The Pointe at ArundelPreserve, a subdivision at one end of a massive mixed-use development off Arundel Mills Boulevard in Hanover. But as is happening throughout Maryland, finished home lots — barren plats that are...
  • Woodbrook English manor, not quite finished, sells for $2.4 million

    Woodbrook English manor, not quite finished, sells for $2.4 million
    At first, the wife wasn't sure. With so many houses on the market, an English manor-style estate at 10 Estes Road, nestled in the coveted Woodbrook neighborhood just north of the Baltimore City line, didn't grab her attention. Her husband, though,...
  • Baltimore-area home sales had strong showing in August

    Baltimore-area home sales had strong showing in August
    August proved a strong month for home sales in the Baltimore region, as the number of completed sales and new sales contracts signed both increased by roughly 18 percent compared with the same month a year earlier, according to data released Monday by...
  • July: Fifty Shades of controversy; Vi Ripken kidnapped

    July: Fifty Shades of controversy; Vi Ripken kidnapped
    Vi Ripken, the mother of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., was abducted from outside of her home. She was tied up and put in the back seat of her car and driven all around Central Maryland. She was later found with her hands bound but unharmed in her...
  • Investment Capital Flows Into Real Estate

    ADVERTORIAL CONTENT 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...
  • Mortgage settlement: not enough relief

    Mortgage settlement: not enough relief
    Almost a year after five big banks signed a $25 billion national mortgage settlement with 49 state attorneys general last February, too few families are getting relief, too many of those getting some help continue to lose their homes to short sales, and...
  • Edgewater waterfront rambler sells for $1.7 million

    Edgewater waterfront rambler sells for $1.7 million
    A rambler-style four-bedroom home on nearly two acres on the Edgewater waterfront sold in July for $1.7 million after being on the market for a week, according to the home's listing agent. The 4,800-square-foot home at 238 Riverside Road overlooks...
  • William F. Beauchamp, real estate appraiser

    William F. Beauchamp, real estate appraiser
    William F. Beauchamp, a real estate appraiser and avid sports fan who founded his own firm in the mid-1980s, died Wednesday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Timonium...