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  • John M. 'Jack' Martin Sr.

    John M. 'Jack' Martin Sr.
    John M. "Jack" Martin Sr. , a retired real estate broker who had been publisher of the Arbutus Times, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home in the Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 86. Born John Melvin Martin in Woodlawn, he was...
  • Senior Living Column: A long-term planning questionnaire helps clarify decisions

    This week I came across a worksheet I created for my mother more than 10 years ago. She was considering moving from the home she and my father built, the home she had lived in for more than 50 years. I was shocked to see that the issues I identified...
  • Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case

    Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case
    Lawyers who launched a fair-lending case in Baltimore against Wells Fargo that ended with a $175 million settlement three years ago had an effective weapon: a federal legal standard recognizing discrimination by effect as well as intent. Housing...
  • Preservation board looks for incentives for historic preservation

    Preservation board looks for incentives for historic preservation
    At a time when builders are eying Winter Park for new construction projects and newcomers are buying older homes with the express purpose of tearing them down and replacing them with large new ones, finding ways to encourage the preservation of historic...
  • Obama library plan is a reminder of bad blood between community, U. of C.

    Obama library plan is a reminder of bad blood between community, U. of C.
    While many South Side residents share the hope that the library honoring the first African-American president will be built in the community where President Barack Obama rose to prominence, some are suspicious of the University of Chicago's motives for...
  • Hampden parking restrictions get preliminary approval

    Hampden parking restrictions get preliminary approval
    A proposal to limit parking outside homes near a major shopping center redevelopment in Hampden won preliminary approval in a tight vote by a divided Baltimore City Council Monday night. The bill would create a resident-only parking zone in...
  • Mortgage sweet mortgage: What to look for in a home loan

    With the New Year upon us, most of us are knee-deep in working through our resolutions and planning for the year ahead. If one of your goals this year involves buying a house, then you have the time-consuming project of sorting through mountains of...
  • 2014 home prices jumped in Chicago even as sales fell

    2014 home prices jumped in Chicago even as sales fell
    Median home prices in the Chicago area beat their year-earlier comparison every month in 2014 but the same can't be said of home sales, which dropped in every month but one last year. December capped that trend, showing a 3.7 percent, year-over-year...
  • City wants to give supermarkets a tax break to locate in food deserts, restrict tax sales

    City wants to give supermarkets a tax break to locate in food deserts, restrict tax sales
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to give a tax break to supermarkets that locate in unserved Baltimore areas and to add more protections for homeowners facing a city tax sale because of unpaid taxes or water bills. The two proposals are key parts of...
  • Websites reveal hot and up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods

    Websites reveal hot and up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods
    Delving into the topic of what neighborhoods and communities are hot is a little like a discussion among friends about who's good-looking. There can be general agreement, but when it gets right down to it, individual tastes can affect the results. A few...
  • Ray Bradbury's house: The postmortem

    The house that Ray Bradbury lived in for 50 years in Los Angeles' Cheviot Hills neighborhood was torn down this month by "starchictect" Thom Mayne, who bought it for $1.765 million and plans to build a new house on the lot. What happened? Why did fans...