| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:39 PM
President Obama paused on his trip through Los Angeles on Wednesday to sit for wide-ranging questions on housing and mortgage finance policy.
But the live-streamed discussion was less notable for the content — the president broke little news,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home.
"I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
| Jul 3, 2013
A coalition that includes the city of Chicago and real estate agents wants consumers to have a better understanding of the true cost of homeownership.
The city is expected to announce Wednesday that Chicago residences listed in the local multiple...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Frank Simms Dudley Jr., an Eastern Shore real estate broker and property appraiser, died of complications after surgery March 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The former Baltimore resident was 93.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Frank...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Looking for a home or want to sell one but not yet ready to retain a real estate agent?
Homesnap, a Washington, D.C., start-up, has developed an Apple mobile app that provides real estate information for users who are on the hunt or curious about...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:14 AM
Every few weeks, real estate agent Roger Palmieri pulls a well-worn New York Yankees baseball cap onto his head, changes out of his shirt and tie and goes on a little neighborhood stroll.
He walks up one side of the street and down the other, most of...
| Mar 28, 2013
The last time Yasmin and Adil Degani bought a home, they took the traditional route. They went with a commission-based real estate brokerage to show them homes and guide them through the homebuying process.
This time around, in an effort to save money...
| Jun 21, 2013
Home appraisals were difficult to do during the housing market downtown because there weren't enough recently sold comparable homes to help determine a property's value.
Now the local housing has picked up steam. That has provided more comparable...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:17 PM
New applications, more robust agent reviews and increased efficiency are among the directions experts see the online home listing industry heading.
A panel of leaders from often-competing entities Zillow, Realtor.com, MRIS, Trulia, ZipRealty and Hubzu...
| May 24, 2013
How much did your real estate agent earn last year? Chances are, he or she got a raise — a big one, at least on paper.
In a report that some in the industry believe is an indicator that the housing market is recovering, the National Association of...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Open House on a leafy street near South Miami featured a snack wagon with cupcakes and chilled beverages, but the real draw was the newly listed house for sale for $435,000.
Over a two-hour stretch on a Sunday afternoon, 44 groups of couples and...