| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:20 AM
As Lenore Spinelli explains it, it's just a piece of the business plan she's been working on for the past 18 months, in the aftermath of the real estate downturn.
"Everyone in the industry is trying to reinvent themselves to get people's attention," said...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Move-up buyers are catching a break.
They're facing a less frantic housing market than earlier this year. Prices are cooling. More homes are up for sale, so competition is easing. Those shopping for their next property actually can get picky....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The reassuring story of desegregation in America has gotten a lot of play these last few years. Black migration to suburbs and an influx of immigrants, we're told, have relegated all-white neighborhoods to the ash heap of history. It’s “THE...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:56 PM
A legislative ethics committee on Monday recommended a reprimand for an Anne Arundel County lawmaker it said lobbied and voted for a measure that would make it easier for him to regain his real estate license.
The committee's report found Republican...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Selling out? Not as long as new products and services are out there. Sales workers have the advantage of a career with unlimited opportunities. No matter what's being invented or reinvented, somebody is needed to sell it.
If you're interested in sales,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Donnell Spivey was a 32-year-old Amtrak employee when he decided to start investing in real estate, but what began as a sideline quickly became a career. He entered the business with Baltimore-based Otis Warren Real Estate Co., and later worked for...
| 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,...