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ABC 2 News reports a vacant caught fire and burned in SW Baltimore — according to state and city tax records, the address in question doesn’t exist. Harriet M Taylor of Ellicott City was sentenced to two years in prison and five years supervised release for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme. Steve Kilar […]

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Camden Crossing development lots go into foreclosure, hit the auction block in December, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Backstory on Camden Crossing — the environmental issues are truly frightening. (Link opens a PDF) Also in the BBJ, Baltimore City median home prices fell in 2011 to $82,000. Houses are selling faster, but they’re selling cheaper […]

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Lead poisoning cases are down in Maryland, however — the number of cases linked to homes not covered by Maryland law is on the rise.  Sounds like it’s time to amend the law. Speaking of lead paint — the venerable Kennedy Krieger Institute is being sued in a class-action lawsuit filed by Baltimore attorney Billy […]

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