| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I am in the middle of selling my home. I got an offer at 97 percent of my asking price. The inspection and all went well. In addition, I did a prelisting appraisal, after which I added about $20,000 in upgrades....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: It seems like we're constantly repairing things here at my home. The latest project involves numerous places on the inside and outside of our home where wood is rotting. My carpentry skills are better than my husband's, but that's not saying...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Prime-time TV is going gray.
After decades chasing young viewers, the broadcast networks are starting to shift tactics — peppering their lineups with shows and actors who appeal to the growing audience of aging baby boomers.
"The Millers" on CBS...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Unexpected expenses and shortfalls — $3.8 million in police expenses, $4 million in unpaid tax credits, a $14.4 million gap from inactive speed cameras — left Baltimore officials scrambling in recent months to patch holes in the budget, the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Mary Kay Mosch could not be more delighted with the latest renovation to the 7,000-square-foot home she shares with her husband, Jim.
Their stucco and gray stone residence in Sparks, with architectural elements that might best be described as European...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Emmy-winning TV editor Marco Natale Zappia, who worked on shows including "All in the Family," "Maude," "The Jeffersons," "The Sonny and Cher Show," "Who's the Boss?," "Roseanne," "Home Improvement" and "Boy Meets World," died Sunday, December 22, in...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The biggest story in American real estate in 2013 hasn't gotten the attention it deserves, so let's shout this out: Homeowners' net equity holdings soared $2.2 trillion from the third quarter of 2012 to the third quarter of this year,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Over the concerns of Baltimore's finance officials, the City Council is considering a two-year extension of tax breaks on historic properties.
Council members will vote tonight to extend tax credits for property owners who improve historic properties...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Arthur F. Jenkins, former owner of a home improvement and construction company, died Saturday of pancreatitis at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point, N.J. He was 51.
The son of T. Courtenay Jenkins Jr., owner of the Falls Road Corp., and Muffie Jenkins,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Police said Wednesday that residents of several communities should take precautions to avoid falling for what appears to be a roaming contractor scam. Lower Saucon Township police said residents of the township and Hellertown areas should be suspicious if...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:58 AM
In East Baltimore, the 1200 block of North Broadway was once almost entirely vacant. Now a woman who moved to the city from Parkville has made it her family's home. There were once 25 vacants on this block; only six remain, all of which are under...