Trophy homes typically take longer to sell than the average house, no matter how strong the market, but for sellers finally reaching the limit of their patience, putting the property on the block is next best option.
Instead of clearing title, promoting reinvestment, and furthering productive reuse, the speculation in the tax sale system furthers a vicious cycle of vacancy and abandonment. These vacant, abandoned properties become harbingers of crime, fire, trash and further disinvestment.
Continuing the Obama administration's push to launch a U.S. offshore wind industry, federal officials announced Wednesday that they'll auction off the rights next month to build turbines off Maryland's coast.
Elissa and Alfred Strati have sold the old Ideal Theatre and GC Murphy five and dime store buildings to investors. Located next door to each other on The Avenue, they are two of the best known buildings in Hampden.
Despite top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy being scheduled for just one inning Tuesday in extended spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he'd "be surprised if you don't see another level gone to by him in that game. Just because the juices are flowing and somebody is trying to beat you."
Right-handed reliever Brad Brach had been in the majors for parts of three seasons with the San Diego Padres, but he admits he might have had some jitters when he made his Orioles debut on May 3, allowing three runs and getting just four outs against Minnesota.
As Marylanders, we take great pride in hosting the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown. Here in Howard County, we commemorate the event with the annual Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival, scheduled this year for Thursday, May 15, through Saturday, May 17, at Turf Valley Resort.
Baltimore police are planning a fresh crackdown on the city's notorious dirt bike riders, pledging to infiltrate the groups through social media and with undercover officers in an effort to disrupt the rides throughout the city.
Ten years after employees of Hedwin Corp. bought the company to save their jobs, the Baltimore manufacturer is headed to bankruptcy auction. But the jobs might once again be preserved. That's the intention of the initial bidder.
Homicide detectives are searching for clues in the killing of a 31-year-old Howard County man found dead in his own vehicle last week in Northeast Baltimore. Moon Hea Koo of Ellicott City was found dead April 15 in the 6200 block of Erdman Ave., near an auto salvage yard.