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How Healthy Is Baltimore's Metro Housing Market?

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Around the state, “For Sale” banners are going up, signs are being staked into front yards and open houses are taking place every weekend.  All that’s typical for this time of year, but what’s the current situation for buyers and sellers?

To catch us up on how the greater Baltimore housing market is doing is Andrew Strauch, Vice President of the Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which compiles data on residential real estate. Sheilah talks with him about it.

More resources

The Wall Street Journal has a live blog of the Federal Reserve Chairman’s testimony before the House committee. You can view that here.  

For help with foreclosures, contact the Maryland HOPE hotline, which you can call at 1-877-462-7555, or you can visit their website here. HOPE stands for Maryland Homeowners Preserving Equity.

Strauch on housing affordability and homes in D.C. reaching their price peak again.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Jamyla Krempel is WYPR's digital content director and the executive producer of Wavelength: Baltimore's Public Radio Journey. She collaborates with reporters, program and podcast hosts to create content for WYPR’s online platforms.