| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Board-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at SunSentinel.com/housekeys each Friday. To ask him a question, click here.
Q: We are no longer able to pay our mortgage due to a hardship. After doing a lot of research,...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
House-hunters can find homes on their own. So can renters who are not quite ready to take the leap into homeownership. But do you really want to go it alone? Why not let an agent do the legwork for you?
Hiring an agent to help with your search for a...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:22 AM
At some point, four people sharing two double beds and one bathroom gets old. The maid service doesn't compensate for the stale muffins in the lobby and coffee you have to make on the desk. It's time to look into renting a house or condo at the beach....
| May 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I need help finding a good real estate agent. I need to sell my home. I am now indigent and have a back fracture. I lost my job due to the injury. The government will not provide any help to me and I have nowhere to...