Baltimore Real Estate News
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Tuesday Sep 16 | via The Baltimore Sun
The proposals, from increasing the availability of translators at city agencies to making it easier for the undocumented to buy homes, offer insight into the mayor's pledge to attract 10,000 new families over the next decade - an effort that is focused in part on the city's burgeoning immigrant neighborhoods. "I want to make sure that Baltimore isn't behind the curve on this trend," said Rawlings-Blake, who will formally announce the recommendations today. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 16 | via The Baltimore Sun
Stone houses from the 1850s sit on lush, spacious lots next to "new" construction built in the 1950s. Neighbors wave to one another on the streets, stopping for conversation with familiar faces and strangers alike. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via The Baltimore Sun
Developer Patrick Turner again put off possible foreclosure on the South Baltimore waterfront he wants to redevelop as the parties agreed Monday in backruptcy court to an Oct. 24 hearing on all matters in the case. The delay gives Turner's Inner Harbor West LLC another month or so to attempt to come to terms with creditor Westport Property Investments LLC, which had asked the court to lift the automatic stay triggered by the bankruptcy that blocks foreclosure. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 27 | via Daily Record
Charles Veney III has joined the Timonium office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty as a full-time Realtor. Comment?
Monday Aug 25 | via Business Journal
Roslyn Gardens Apartments has sold for $2.6 million to New Charm City Development. Comment?
Jan 16, 2014 | via Somerset Herald
'Contrary to some of the reports you may read, the state is still struggling to recover from the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression,' Maryland state comptroller Peter Franchot told Lower Shore civic and business leaders Thursday. 'No wage growth, no real economic growth.' Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via Business Journal
August was a slow month for house and condo sales in the Washington metro compared to a year ago. But the slowdown in sales didn't mean home values were any less. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Dealbreaker
Alibaba IPO Gives Insiders Rare Chance to Sell Early A swath of early investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be able to sell more than $8 billion worth of shares on the day the Chinese e-commerce company goes public, an unusual arrangement that is influencing how bankers price the offering. Insiders and other investors in companies staging initial public offerings are generally required to hold on to shares for several months, in "lockup" arrangements banks design to help protect the stock's price in its early days. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Patch.com
Howard Bank, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has renewed its lease on its headquarters in Ellicott City, according to President & CEO Mary Ann Scully. From its founding in August of 2004, the bank has grown to include eight full service branches and regional offices in Annapolis and Towson, MD, and mortgage operations throughout the Central Maryland area. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
A corn-based entryway at a house on Chillum Road in Prince George's County, Maryland. The Atlantic Cities has a piece, " How Urban Farming Is Making San Francisco's Housing Crisis Worse ," which makes the point that providing tax incentives in San Francisco for vacant lots to be urban farms/gardens, when San Francisco has a housing crisis is bad policy . Comment?
6 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The largest generation in U.S. history is entering retirement en masse, and as things stand now America lacks the senior housing inventory to accommodate them. 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, and over the next 15 years, the number of Americans over the age of 50 will swell to 132 million . Comment?
6 min ago | via The Miami Herald
Existing-home sales declined 1.8 percent from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million, the National Association of Realtors said. The decline ended four consecutive monthly gains and defied expectations of an increase to about 5.2 million. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Press On-Line
Schools are manipulating zones to attract the advantaged and limit access to the disadvantaged in what educators are calling a growing ''educational apartheid''. The Post Primary Teachers' Association wants an Education Ministry review of enrolment schemes, which about a third of schools have in place, to address ''unfairness and waste'' it believes is putting access to ''free'' and equal local schools in serious threat. Comment?
10 min ago | via San Jose Mercury News
Sales of existing homes fell 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. That snaps a four-month streak of gains. Comment?
31 min ago | via The Spokesman-Review
That reflects a 6.74 percent increase in Idaho housing prices, and marks the second year of increases after four years of declines. Click below for the full announcement from the Idaho State Tax Commission. Comment?
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