Real estate

US Home Rents Rose In July As Ownership Market CooledU.S. home rents jumped in July as house prices showed signs of flagging.
City, State Announce Home Ownership Program In BaltimoreSome of the state money pledged to help the city after the riots is being used to get more people to buy homes downtown.
Vacant-To-Value Program Continues To Help Renew Blighted NeighborhoodsBoarded up and falling down. Thousands of vacant homes in Baltimore City a blight on many neighborhoods.
Snakes In Walls: Realtor Accused Of Selling Infested HomeAn Annapolis couple says their real estate agent knew their future home was infested with snakes but sold it to them anyway.
3 Md. Communities Rank As 'Best Small Towns' in AmericaThree Maryland communities made the list of “Best Small Towns” in America, according to a new ranking.
Prince George's County Detective Cracks Real-Estate ScamIt started out as a favor for a colleague. A clerk in the Prince George's County police department asked Lt. Charles Duelley to investigate after she found people living in what should have been her vacant Cheltenham house.
Harbor East Welcoming Plans For New High RisePlanning for growth. Right now, Baltimore ranks eighth in the country for the number of people who live in the city's downtown.
Bethesda, Rockville on Snobbiest Small Cities ListA real estate website has named two Montgomery County cities among the top 10 snobbiest small cities in America.
Mixed Results: U.S. Housing Market Resembled The 2014 World Cup In JuneThe latest residential data shows key indicators in housing are mixed. The market is said to be recovering, but not yet recovered.
Houses Selling Like Hotcakes Here And ThereSpring 2014 housing indicators tell us that procrastination is not the way forward for buyers.
Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate RecapDue to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February's real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.
Developer Buys Washington Post Building For $159MThe longtime headquarters building of The Washington Post is being sold to a real estate development company for $159 million.