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July 2013 Archives

A room with no view: Homeowners back in court over dune project p2

We are continuing our discussion from July 14. The subject is a real estate dispute about the value of property and what makes property valuable, especially in the context of an eminent domain action. The property in question is a beachfront home. The home is located in a township that itself is one of a few townships on a barrier island.

Zoning ordinance in Maryland sparks debate

Any real estate transaction or construction project can quickly turn into a complicated and complex situation. This is because buying, selling and building properties requires owners to be in compliance with many state and federal regulations throughout the process and missing one deadline or making one zoning or land use error can jeopardize an entire project. 

A room with no view: Homeowners back in court over dune project

The Supreme Court of New Jersey has sent an interesting case back for a new trial recently. While no one from Maryland is involved directly, the events leading up to the litigation could easily have happened here. This is a story about beachfront property and a house with a view. 

Potato, potahto, renovation, redevelopment - same difference?

A Baltimore County real estate development is once again on hold. The Green Spring Station site in Lutherville has been the source of conflict among developers, business associations, homeowners and preservationists for years. The most recent issue is one developer's plan to renovate a portion of the site.