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Home construction jumps in June but overall outlook remains bleak

WASHINGTON — Builders broke ground on more single-family homes and apartments in June, helping the battered construction industry gain a little life after a dismal spring. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders began work on a seasonally adjusted 629,000 ...

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Home building jumps in June after dismal spring

WASHINGTON — U.S. builders broke ground on more single-family homes and apartments in June, helping the battered construction industry gain a little life after a dismal spring. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders began work on a seasonally adjusted ...

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U.S. builders’ outlook rises after hitting 2011 low

WASHINGTON — The outlook among U.S. homebuilders became a bit rosier in June but the future prospects for home construction are anything but promising. An index of builders’ outlook for their industry in June rose two points to 15, the ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 7/15/11: Curator sought for state-owned home in Baltimore County

Curator sought for state-owned home in Baltimore County The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house on July 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the historic Barrans House in Baltimore County. The home was built around ...

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O’Malley reacts to critical highway audit

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday his administration will move quickly to discipline personnel who commit serious ethical lapses in the state procurement process in the aftermath of a highly critical audit of the Maryland State Highway Administration. O’Malley, ...

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Bob and Donna McWilliams: Don’t laugh: A U.S. housing shortage is a real possibilty (access required)

If you’d suggest to people that we’re headed for a housing shortage in the United States, they’d likely think you’re on another planet. Most folks would point to all the homes on the market and a healthy inventory of foreclosed ...

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Bob and Donna McWilliams: Are we headed for a housing shortage?

If you’d suggest to people that we’re headed for a housing shortage, they’d likely think you’re on another planet. Most folks would point to all the homes on the market and a healthy inventory of foreclosed properties owned by the ...

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