Germantown Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Germantown, MD continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday Sep 17 | via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
While I focus on urban or center city revitalization, the reality is that the characteristics of successful community improvement are universal, even if community characteristics and opportunities for improvement vary from place to place. People often make the mistake of thinking "universally" or "globally" when the reality is that community improvement works at the scale of a district. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via Daily Record
An analysis of the housing markets in the Baltimore and Washington metro areas released on Wednesday deemed the markets lackluster and mixed in August. The Baltimore metro area's average sales price was down 2.8 percent from a year ago, according to the analysis by RealEstate Business Intelligence and GMU Center for Regional Analysis. Comment?
Jul 15, 2014 | via Patch.com
Here's a roundup of recent job postings in Montgomery County. Bethesda: Mid Level Server Engineer at SpecPro Technical Services Experienced Accountant for Grossberg Company Surgical Technologist - Operating Room for Accountable Healthcare Staffing Physical Therapy Assistant for Genesis Rehabilitation Services Front Desk Receptionist at ... (more) Comment?
Jun 23, 2014 | via The Washington Post
Montgomery Council member Marc Elrich likes to proclaim his independence from a county campaign finance system thick with largesse from the development industry. Comment?
Jun 12, 2014 | via Patch.com
From a news release: Construction will soon begin on an affordable housing development for independent senior citizens in downtown Silver Spring. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Maryland Gazette
Juli Blanton of Pasadena, a real estate agent with Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland, has been named a certified military residential specialist. 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?
3 min ago | via The Harbor Times Soup
Mortgage rates have hovered around yearly lows for weeks. But with rate-hike forecasts looming, can buyers count on borrowing costs to stay low? Many economists are now predicting the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage to reach 5 percent by the middle of the next year, The New York Times reports. Comment?
3 min ago | via Daily Record
Walker & Dunlop, of Bethesda, a provider of commercial real estate financing services, announced it has a deal to acquire Johnson Capital's loan origination and servicing business. Johnson Capital, a commercial real estate mortgage company, has originated $1.3 billion in commercial loans on average over the past three years. Comment?
4 min ago | via The Day
The up-and-down Connecticut real estate market took a dip in August, though local sales of single-family homes fought the trend. The Warren Group, publisher of The Commercial Record, reported today that New London County saw a 3 percent increase in sales during August compared with the same month last year. Comment?
5 min ago | via KEPR CBS 19
U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 6.7 percent in July from 12 months earlier. Comment?
6 min ago | via KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
Aaron Lewis, an ex-con, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of capital murder, robbery and kidnapping in connection with Carter's death. He is being held on $1 million bail. Comment?
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