Maryland Housing Market Shows Signs Of Cooling

Following closely behind Northern Virginia and Washington DC, condo conversions in Baltimore are now halted.
August 3, 2006, 9am PDT | Arnab Chakraborty
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"The abrupt switch - the first halting of a condo conversion in the state in at least three years - was made at a time when the once red-hot housing market is losing steam, as buying power is eroded by rising interest rates, soaring energy costs and record home prices."

"Home sales in Baltimore and the five surrounding counties have fallen each month since October from year-earlier levels, and the number of unsold properties has been piling up: The number for sale in June was more than twice the number a year earlier."

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Published on Thursday, August 3, 2006 in The Baltimore Sun
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