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Opponents want fee on lands leased for fracking

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland opponents of a controversial drilling technique want to asses a $10 per-acre fee on land leased for extracting gas. The retroactive fee would apply to lands leased for hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, a method of ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 2/24/12: Top Chef contestant opening restaurant in Largo

Galey Kotsher Group brokers sale of two major land parcels The Galey Kotsher Group of Rockville-based Keller Williams Metro Team Realty announced the sale of two land parcels in Maryland. The final phase of the Hagers Crossing subdivision in Hagerstown was ...

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Prince George’s Co. weighs options for land development in Bowie

BOWIE, Md. (AP) — A board weighing the fate of 200 acres of property near Bowie State University is expected to make a recommendation next year about what to do with the land. Among the options for the county-owned land ...

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Realities of Real Estate: Top 10 building blocks for determining market value

In assessing the market value of a property, the final determination is usually made by the prevailing sales price of similar homes. However, with the exception of townhouses or condos, two pieces of property are seldom identical. As a result, ...

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Real Estate Weekly: Homebuyers and sellers in Baltimore area signed 2,731 contracts in May

Solar educational site Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg will soon become home to a large solar farm. The Frederick County Planning Commission unanimously approved plans Wednesday to put 220,000 solar panels on a 135-acre parcel of university land. The ...

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Pa. conservation group drops offer for Cumberland land

CUMBERLAND — A conservation group is withdrawing its offer to buy nearly 3,900 acres owned by the city of Cumberland in neighboring Pennsylvania. Mayor Brian Grim announced the Western Maryland Conservancy’s decision at a City Council meeting Tuesday. The forested ...

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