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Gibson Island Corporation Real Estate Open House – This Saturday 10/12



Saturday, October 12
12PM – 4PM

Absolutely extraordinary setting – 1000 acres with seven miles of shoreline, two-thirds of the land undeveloped and owned by the Gibson Island Corporation, one third residential home sites. Click here for a spectacular video tour of this gorgeous paradise, located less than an hour from Annapolis, Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Situated on the Western shore of Maryland, with no Bay Bridge crossing and close proximity to BWI Airport and the Amtrak Train Station! The Island is home to a 44-acre fresh water lake and features a private country club (membership by invitation) which offers fine dining, golf, tennis, yachting, and swimming as well as a fitness center, croquet, skeet shooting, garden club, summer camp and more. Boaters will love the full-service yacht yard. A staffed gatehouse and the Gibson Island Police Department ensure privacy and security. The Island also has a museum detailing the Island’s unique history and a Service Department that offers a variety of services to Island homeowners.

Want to see more? Check out these wonderful Gibson Island homes for sale!
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Baltimore Co. to again consider bill banning landlords from denying applicants for using vouchers

The Baltimore County Courthouse. Photo by James G. Howes, via Wikipedia.

Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr. is filing legislation for his council colleagues to take up on Monday that would bar landlords from discriminating against applicants using federal housing vouchers, as Baltimore City, Howard County and numerous other jurisdictions have done.

Hopkins to convert Blackstone apartments to 115-room hotel

A rendering of the planned Study Hotel at 3333 N. Charles St. Image courtesy of JHU/Hospitality 3.

Johns Hopkins University is turning one of two adjacent, nearly century-old apartment buildings into a 115-room hotel, complete with a restaurant and meeting and conference spaces.

Agents For Change: Meet Lisa Porter


Lisa Porter - KRPBLisa’s passion for real estate started at a young age when she started working at her family’s real estate and home building company. Growing up within the real estate industry has given Lisa a unique insight into Baltimore’s real estate market, and she believes in building strong, long term relationships. Lisa is a person who is dedicated to her clients and takes great pride in working with them to help them find their perfect home.

Featured Hot Listing: Classic Telescoping Traditional in the Heart of Caves Valley



4 beds, 4 baths

Listing Price: $899,888

Classic 1930’s telescoping traditional on 4+/- glorious acres in the heart of Caves Valley. Divine country setting in convenient locale. Bordered by the North Branch of Jones Falls on two sides with abundant plantings that create a triumphant blaze of color in the spring. Enjoy coming home every day when you enter the gated circular drive. Generous balanced rooms, original mill-work, two sumptuous first floor master suites, regal dining room & country cooking space with flare. Inviting hand cut blue-stone terrace with awning for long summer nights & al fresco dining. Modern barn and fenced pasture. 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment with kitchen, living room and separate entrance located above the main house kitchen and garage. Bring your animals & hobbies. Embrace the lifestyle.

Nonprofit developer’s 87-unit, multi-block project for Druid Heights, Upton moves forward

One of the blocks along Division Street that would be developed with new housing. Photo via Google Street View.

With sign-off from Baltimore’s Board of Estimates this morning, national nonprofit real estate developer The Community Builders, Inc. is proceeding with a plan to build dozens of new townhouses and apartments on several blocks in Druid Heights and Upton.

Eddie’s grocery store moving to the Belvedere to make way for 10-story apartment building

Photo by Ed Gunts.

Eddie’s of Mount Vernon, the grocery store threatened with displacement by a 10-story apartment building, has found a new home one block away.

Developer Dennis Richter and Eddie’s owner Dennis Zorn announced yesterday that the grocery store will move next year from 7 W. Eager St., its home since 1988, to the lower level of the Belvedere condominiums at N. Charles and E. Chase streets.