| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Robert and Miriam Stern's condominium in the Annen Woods community in Pikesville is emblematic of their many years together — interesting, colorful, tastefully artistic and comfortably eclectic in style.
This latest chapter in their story finds the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:06 PM
The U.S. economy is ready to stage an earnest comeback this year — led by housing starts and auto sales — and California stands to grab a large proportion of the gains, UCLA economists said Wednesday.
Although employment growth slowed at the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The St. Jude Dream Home house in Virgnia Beach opens for public tours Friday, March 22, until April 14. The home is located at 2812 Camarillo Lane in Asheville Park, a planned community.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 5 p....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Editor's note: This article is part of a weeklong series for Sunshine Week, which highlights the importance of transparent government. Articles about public information run through Sunday.
Look at City Attorney Adam Altman's desk, which has...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:09 PM
After five years of declining activity, Franklin County, Pa., experienced an uptick in the number of building permits issued in 2012 for new homes.
Countywide, 217 permits were issued last year, compared to 179 in 2011, according to data from the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:41 AM
The ink on their contract was barely dry and the moving van just out of sight, when Richard and Key-Key von Lange prepared to flip the first-floor interior layout of the six-year-old home they bought in Federal Hill three years ago.
"We looked at the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:01 PM
A program to stimulate homebuilding by granting exemptions from Washington County’s excise tax on residential construction has been expanded and extended.
The county commissioners later this month are to hold a public hearing on reducing the tax...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
"Have I ever got a house for you!" The call came a few months ago from Matt Knoepfle, co-owner with his brother, Mike Knoepfle, of the construction company Building Character LLC. That remark is always an invitation to be amazed at a challenging project...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A developer is taking advantage of an improved housing market with plans to build a second boutique townhome project in Pompano Beach.
Sobel Co.’s 18-unit Bridgewater Villas is set for a two-acre site at 2710 N.E. 14th St., about 300 yards from the...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Apartment complexes are popping up at several locations around Aberdeen, expanding housing options in a tight real estate market.
"2012 was a good year for
multifamily building permits," said Brett Bill, Aberdeen planning and zoning director....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 12:25 PM
According to REALTOR Magazine's online news there are several reasons to be optimistic about housing in 2013. Here are 10 of them:
1. There's greater optimism about increasing home values.
2. More new households are forming.
3. Home shoppers are...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:00 AM
The country's tepid growth in its gross domestic product isn't creating enough good jobs to build a strong middle class, according to a UCLA report released Wednesday.
"Growth in GDP has been positive, but not exceptional," UCLA economists wrote in...