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Ground Up

The Daily Record's real estate blog

Want to sell your home for more? List in the middle of the week

Homes listed for sale midweek sell for an average of $1,700 more than homes listed on the weekend, according to a report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This is based on a Redfin analysis of how much ...

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Baltimore spending board OKs $148M for Port Covington

Baltimore’s spending board Wednesday approved issuing $148 million in debt to finance infrastructure work supporting the proposed $5.5 billion Port Covington development. Baltimore’s Board of Estimates, controlled by Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, who supports the project, approved the first ...

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Baltimore officials say Rainy Day Fund for budget deficit only

Baltimore will not use its emergency fund for purposes other than closing projected budget deficits, city officials said Friday. Department of Finance Directory Henry Raymond estimated the city’s Budget Stabilization Fund, also called the Rainy Day Fund, will amount to ...

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BDC president: Dixon’s claim on $30M loan fund ‘un-factual’

The head of Baltimore’s economic development entity said claims by a former mayor that the quasi-public organization is sitting on $30 million in funds it should be lending are untrue. During the Baltimore Development Corp.’s board meeting Thursday, Christy Wyskiel, ...

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Ground Up Podcast: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s fall from power

Former Baltimore Catherine Pugh in roughly a year went from Baltimore’s 50th executive to a convicted felon facing 57 months in prison. This episode of the Ground Up Podcast examines the roots of the “Healthy Holly” scandal and what lies ...

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Baltimore posts top 10 list ‘no one wants to make’

              Property management firms dominate a running list of individuals and businesses most frequently cited in Baltimore for trash, sanitation and illegal dumping violations during the last 12 months. The list of the 10 ...

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