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Rawlings-Blake wants to reduce property tax rate by 20 cents

A plan to reduce Baltimore’s homeowner property tax rate by 20 cents per $100 of assessed value by 2020 was unveiled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Wednesday. The plan would use revenue from a yet-to-be-constructed slots parlor in the city to ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook

The Strata Group this week formed a foreclosure unit that will specialize in “all aspects of transforming bank-owned properties into assets for homebuyers and investors in Central Maryland.” The group will offer comprehensive services to entities that control foreclosed properties, ...

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State Sen. Pugh to announce decision on Baltimore mayor’s race

State Sen. Catherine Pugh is ready to announce her decision on whether to run for mayor. Pugh, who currently represents parts of west Baltimore in Annapolis, will make the announcement at Leonard E. Hicks Multipurpose Community Center on North Avenue ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook, 6/3/11

Grim news on the residential home sales front released Tuesday by Standard & Poor’s show a first quarter decline by 4.2 percent in the U.S. National Home Price Index. That means housing values continue to turn downward. The report highlighted ...

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Race for Baltimore mayor gets crowded as Frank Conaway joins in

With City Hall as a backdrop, Frank M. Conaway Sr. declared at noon on Monday his candidacy for mayor in what is looking like a crowded Democratic primary race on Sept. 13. Conaway, 78, a resident of Ashburton and the city’s ...

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Jody Landers officially announces run for Baltimore mayor

Saying he wants to reduce property taxes, fight crime and eliminate vacant dwellings in Baltimore, Joseph T. “Jody” Landers III threw his hat into the ring for mayor on Wednesday before nearly 75 supporters in Lauraville. Landers, a Democrat who ...

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Former Councilman Jody Landers joins race for Baltimore mayor

Former Baltimore City Council member Joseph T. “Jody” Landers III plans to announce his candidacy for mayor Wednesday at a trendy new eatery in Lauraville. Landers, executive vice president of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors since 1998, plans to ...

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City Hall task force debates developers’ subsidies

A city task force examining the need for public subsidies to developers debated whether to hold businesses more accountable for those tax breaks through audits and increased transparency during a heated meeting Tuesday. The task force, formed by City Councilman ...

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October foreclosure filings down in U.S., Maryland

Foreclosure filings across the U.S. were down 4 percent last month from September’s figures, the online marketing group RealtyTrac has reported. The 332,172 foreclosure filings in October — one in every 389 housing units — are nearly the same number ...

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