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Five Charged in $70 Million “Dream Home” Mortgage Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, DC - April 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — A federal grand jury has indicted four defendants, and an information has been filed against a fifth defendant, for their participation in a massive mortgage fraud scheme that allegedly promised to pay off homeowners’ mortgages on their "Dream Homes," but left them to fend for themselves, Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer and U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein announced today.

Governor O’Malley Introduces 2009 Smart, Green and Growing Legislative Initiatives

ANNAPOLIS, MD - January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Martin O’Malley today unveiled a series of initiatives comprising part of the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s 2009 legislative agenda.

ENTERPRISE TESTIFIES ON FORECLOSURE CRISIS BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS

(COLUMBIA, Md., January 31, 2008) – Doris W. Koo, president and chief executive officer of Enterprise Community Partners, testified today before the United States...

Keeping score on taxes no easy task

For those of you keeping score at home, health clubs and real estate property managers -- they're good. No new sales tax on them....

Realtors, Health Club Owners Protest Governor’s Tax Plan

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP)- Real estate agents and fitness club owners rallied Thursday against Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to extend the sales tax to include their...

Enterprise Awarded $100 Million in New Markets Tax Credits

Fifth Award Brings Total Allocation to $515 Million for Investment to Stimulate Economic Growth in Low-Income Communities COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Community...

Want to Check on Your Refund?

You can check the status of your refund online or by calling 410-260-7701 from Central Maryland or toll-free 1-800-218-8160. Be sure you have a...

State requires licenses for home inspectors

Despite 13 years inspecting homes and 35 years in home construction, Arthur Lazerow recently learned something new in the trade. Lazerow, owner and senior inspector...

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Federal, State and Local Housing Officials Celebrate Opening of Senior Rental...

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Bonifant at Silver Spring, a mixed-income 11-story apartment building with 149 units for seniors age 62 or older

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Senators to Tax Budget Conferees: Remove Harmful Renewable Energy Provisions, Protect...

As Republicans on the congressional tax scam conference committee try to finalize their partisan plan this week, Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are demanding removal of renewable energy provisions from the final conference report that would devastate clean energy deployment and job growth.