The anniversary of the War of 1812 reminds us that Baltimore is not a young city. Infrastructure is aging in place, offering more opportunities to identify properties for adaptive re-uses and to begin the recycling process from old to new, ...Read More »
Exactly one year ago, we speculated that there may be a housing shortage in the not too distant future. Last June we wrote: What most people fail to recognize is that our population is constantly growing. Right now, the United ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Average rates on fixed mortgages rose this week, the first increase in seven weeks. But mortgage rates remain near historic lows, boosting prospects for home sales this year. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the ...Read More »
Back in 2005, housing demand reached such a fever pitch that an agent’s contribution to marketing didn’t need to go much beyond putting your house in the Multiple List System. Today, the effort required to get a house sold is ...Read More »
Whether you’re talking about gold, oil, pork bellies, residential real estate or just about any investment, people are always fascinated with the idea of buying precisely at the bottom and selling at the very peak. The bragging rights of being ...Read More »
A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed Wednesday to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to hire local workers and companies, build housing for relocated families and return financial benefits to the community.Read More »
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to a five-week high, evidence that the job market remains sluggish. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment aid rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Americans grew much gloomier about the economy in May, causing a critical measure of consumer confidence to suffer its biggest decline in eight months and ending a period of steady optimism. Worries about jobs, housing and the ...
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Home Builders Association presents Awards of Excellence The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland presented dozens of Awards of Excellence at its annual ceremony this week, honoring companies and individuals in the industry for their ...
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