| Apr 20, 2013
| 10:43 AM
South Florida's housing recovery is sneaking up on some sellers.
Their homes are flying off the market in days or weeks, and the severe shortage of inventory is keeping them from quickly finding a new place.
Once they sign a contract, sellers...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87.
"Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Christina Aguilera recently closed escrow on a mansion in gated Mulholland Estates, buying the Westside home of Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and his wife, Holly, for $10 million.
The Mediterranean, custom built in 1992, features a family room with...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:34 AM
RKS Realty Inc. recently added Richard "Dicky" Darrell and Joe Moran to the firm's team of expert Realtors, offering commercial and retail real estate services in Harford and Baltimore Counties.
"The addition of Richard and Joe to the firm allows for...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Yapmo, an internal communication program designed to replace inefficient group communications, has unexpectedly found a niche in the real estate sector. Agents are using it to help sellers price their houses and, in some cases, to sell properties before...
| Oct 25, 2013
After reviewing ground rules like "no touching other people's stuff," Greg and Khristie Kaplan took their three kids on spring house-hunting expeditions of 40 homes in Hawthorn Woods. Their 14-year-old daughter helped corral her 4-year-old sister and 7-...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Even in dappled autumn sunlight, Fear Avenue in Northwest Baltimore looks a bit desolate. People are scarce, homes and businesses can be counted on one hand, and the traffic that flows heavily on nearby Reisterstown Road seems but a trickle on this...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Board-certified real estate attorney Gary M. Singer answers housing questions in this space each Friday. To ask him a question about short sales, mortgages, refinancing, homeowner's associations or any other residential real estate topic, click here.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A scam is sending e-mails to real estate agents, asking they call in with personal information because their professional license is being suspended, a state spokeswoman said Wednesday.
However, the Florida Department of Business and Professional...