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Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and top adviser to President Donald J. Trump, will refrain from any policy making related to federal rental assistance for low-income tenants because his real estate firm's Baltimore-area properties receive income from the U.S. housing department's voucher program, a White House official told The Baltimore Sun.
Commercial growth, fueled by consumer demand, has resumed along Route 24's Rock Spring area in earnest, with three new projects in various stages that should build out much of the remaining highway frontage
Rule one: Whether you are giving away property, adding someone to a deed or selling the property, it is important to have a written deed, carefully worded so the document reflects the intentions of both buyer and seller. Rule two: State law requires a deed to be signed and recorded to be legally effective.
Property values in greater Bel Air and Fallston have increased an average of 6 percent since 2014, based on figures released by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation Wednesday, meaning affected property owners may have to pay more in real estate taxes, but they could also get a better price when they sell their houses.
Property values in Maryland increased in the latest round of state assessments, but at a slower rate than previous years, reflecting a lull in price growth that hit the local housing market in recent years.
David Kornblatt, 89, who went from renting West Baltimore rowhouse apartments to building downtown office buildings during a long career in Baltimore real estate, died of cancer Dec. 14 at the Roland Park Place Retirement Community.
Maryland counties are increasingly signing on to an unorthodox program that makes it easier for owners of large office buildings and warehouses to pay for green energy projects via a surcharge on their property tax bills.
The former Kunkel Auto Parts building at 331 Baltimore Pike near downtown Bel Air is being redeveloped as a multi-use retail center. Developers plan to start construction in December and have it ready for tenants by the second quarter of 2017.
The jolt to interest rates that followed Trump's win signaled the incoming president's market-moving power. But analysts said that for residential real estate — a sector that fuels more than 15 percent of the country's economy — it's not clear in what direction the market might be moving.
Councilman Tony Chiavacci said Tuesday that the council decided that some parts of the proposal did not seem viable for the neighbors or the whole Westminster community, including the proposed cable park and amphitheater.
Declines in student enrollment in Harford County Public Schools appear to be shrinking, based on data provided to the Adequate Public Facilities Advisory Board Thursday evening. The housing market is showing signs of recovery, but school officials do not anticipate a moratorium on development in school districts during the next three years.
When Joe Conoscenti and his wife decided to downsize and place their longtime home in Cockeysville on the market this fall, they were optimistic about the appeal of their house, which had a good backyard, renovated kitchen and redone porch.
Carol Bliss, a longtime Baltimore real estate manager who opened the Long & Foster office in Roland Park and mentored many colleagues in her 40-year career, died on Sept. 26 of complications from a stroke at her home in Towson, her daughter said. She was 75.
Neighborhoods around Baltimore increasingly define themselves not only by neighborliness, schools and architecture, but more and more by how they embrace the holidays, particularly Halloween. As Halloween nears, home facades glow orange and purple, oversized webs envelop shrubbery, ghosts hang from trees, and giant spiders, skeletons and handmade coffins lie in wait in on porches and yards.
FirstRex helps homebuyers by matching down payments in exchange for a stake in the property. With families facing rising home prices, sluggish wage growth and tighter credit requirements, FirstRex executives say their program offers a way to bridge the gap.
The Winery at Elk Manor, an elegant Carroll County wedding venue that closed abruptly in August following the owner's guilty plea to federal tax fraud, will be put up for foreclosure auction later this month.
Joanna R. von Briesen, 72, a retired marketing and public relations executive who created a successful promotional campaign to promote home ownership in city neighborhoods, died of a brain disorder Tuesday at Genesis MultiMedical facility.