Germantown Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Germantown, MD continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sep 17, 2014 | 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?
Sep 10, 2014 | 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?
Saturday Oct 18 | via WCBM-AM Pikesville
I have to say that in addition to the Arundel Mills Live! Casino, the Perry Hall Hollywood Casino, Ocean Downs Casino, Rocky Gap Casino in Allegany County, and the anticipated MGM National Casino in PG County, Maryland has more than its share of gambling establishments that are ready, willing and able to take every last dollar that customers are willing to risk in their quest to hit 'the big one'. Add to this the state sponsored Pick 3 & Pick 4 Bonus Match 5, Five Card Cash, Multi-Match, Mega-Millions and Power Ball, there are many options to choose from when it comes to disposable income dedicated to gambling. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Planetizen
Nathalie Baptiste examines the case of Prince George's County in Maryland near Washington D.C. as a study in how the housing and real estate markets has unjustly attacked the wealth of Black Americans. "As the wealthiest black-majority county in the United States, Prince George's has long represented the pinnacle of black success," explains Nathalie Baptiste. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Daily Record
DelZoppo represents home buyers and sellers as well as tenants and landlords for the Northrop Team. She sits on the board of the Howard County Association of Realtors and serves on several committees, one of which combines networking and philanthropic opportunities for real estate agents to benefit local organizations such as Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and Gilchrist Hospice of Howard County. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Daily Record
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland has appointed Robert A. Altieri to a three-year term on its board of directors. Altieri is executive vice president, president of the Mortgage Division, head of specialty lending at Howard Bank , which he joined in 2013. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | 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?
19 min ago | via Iol.co.za
China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter and risks missing its official target for the first time in 15 years, adding to concerns the world's second-largest economy is becoming a drag on global growth. A pick-up in factory output and government confidence that the labour market remains stable were offset by further slowing in the property sector, and economists remained divided on whether or not authorities would step in with major stimulus measures such as interest rate cuts. Comment?
29 min ago | via Reuters
Growth in China's fiscal spending in September quickened to 9.1 percent from a year earlier, data showed on Tuesday, as the authorities try to smooth volatile public spending and keep the economy on an even keel. But underscoring the cooldown in the world's second-biggest economy and its housing market, revenues that Chinese governments earned from selling land slumped 21.1 percent in September on a yearly basis. Comment?
33 min ago | via WBTV
Court records show the owners of Rockingham Speedway have agreed to sell or auction off the track to help avoid foreclosure for default on a $4.2 million loan used to buy the property. The Daily Journal of Richmond County reports a judge signed a consent order between the owners and Farmers & Merchants Bank, which holds the loan. Comment?
36 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Last Friday the Fed decried banks' reliance on poor risk models in announcing the rules for the imminent stress testing exercise with results due in January. These stress tests have important implications for BAC, C, JPM and WFC and the banks regulated by the European Central Bank and UK authorities. Comment?
40 min ago | via UnionLeader.com
More details are expected to be announced in coming weeks, but the move from a 5 percent down payment could increase the ability of creditworthy but cash-strapped consumers to become homeowners and help a faltering housing market regain its traction. Comment?
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