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Realities of Real Estate: Is a housing shortage just around the corner?

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 ...

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Realities of Real Estate: The 3 P’s are keys to marketing your house

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 ...

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Baltimore officials blast EBDI results

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.

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Filings for unemployment aid at a 5-week high

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 ...

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Consumer confidence in the economy plunged in May

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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Real Estate Weekly – 5/25/12: More funds OK’d for school construction

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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