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.


(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...


Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $1 Million for Affordable Housing

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes (All D-Md.) have announced more than $1 million in affordable housing grants for Baltimore City and the region, including: $322,500 for the Neighborhood Housing Services