About Real Estate in Baltimore City
BALTIMORE CITY MARYLAND SOLD (Town Homes, Row Houses and Single Family Detached)
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100-110 year old homes in Baltimore City in Fells Point for $400,000 to $425,000. Wonderful updated 3 level brick row homes ready for you. Some with roof decks.
Baltimore City real estate is a map of neighborhoods. Serious development of homes in Baltimore dates back to the mid-1980s and reflects the styles and amenities found in homes of that era and later. Since Baltimore City was developed as a city, there are few garages and the classic "row house" is still popular throughout the city.
Popular residential areas in Baltimore City include homes in Bolton Hill offering the distinctive brown stone exterior and iron fences. Marble steps abound.
Butchers Hill homes are the popular row and some detached houses. Popular with artists, Butchers Hill homes are close to cultural centers in Baltimore.
Homes in Canton offer two and three story row houses with waterfront and water view amenities including public boat launch and marinas. The neighborhood of
Federal Hill homes are a popular location for rehabilitation of homes built in the 1800s. Many Federal Hill homes overlook the Inner Harbor. With homes close to the water, many Federal Hill homes offer the popular roof top deck. Minutes from the court house and local businesses, Federal Hill is a popular home site. Fell's Point homes offer the classic small row houses with close by eateries and popular small shops all within walking distance. Proximity to Johns Hopkins Hospital is one of the attractions for buyers of homes in Fell's Point. Reservoir Hill homes is close to the Maryland Institute College of Art and attracts artist and teachers. An upscale neighborhood, Reservoir Hill offers real estate representing the grand homes built in the early 1900 by wealthy Baltimore professionals. Baltimore home owners seeking communities amenities, parks and close proximity to Johns Hopkins, will love the neighborhood of Patterson Park. Baltimore's historical community of Mount Vernon is popular with home owners looking for the beautiful row homes in the classic Baltimore style of brown stone and white marble. Sitting on the highest site in Baltimore City, Mount Vernon was and is home to residents who enjoy the cultural activities and libraries and fine restaurants.
--Average Income Families
--Average Age 35.1
--Percent Married 27.9
--Percent With Children 26.1
--Percent High School Graduates 73.3
---Percent College Graduates 36.2
--Average SAT Scores 792
--Expenditures Per-Student $9018
--Land Area 80.8 Square Miles
--City Population 651.154
--Population Density Per Sq. Mile 8059
--Population Growth Rate (5 yrs) -1.1%
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WHAT WILL $400,000 BUY YOU IN A DETACHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME BALTIMORE CITY For $399,900, you can by a 3-5 bedroom home with 2-3 full baths on a 10,000 square foot lot in a selection of 4-8 homes built in about 1963. Real estate in Baltimore City is priced right.
The city for folks who love the city life. Everything about this wonderful friendly city of Baltimore says you'll want to buy real estate here. Block after block of just what an in-town home should be, neatly kept rows of economy of size and style and convenient condominium homes, close to or on the water front. These homes are designed for singles, couples, small families and folks that just want to live in a city and walk, bike or bus to work. The communities of Federal Hill, Canton and Fells Point offer wonderful homes with the convenience of downtown and the style and charm of Baltimore.
WHAT TYPE OF IN-TOWN REAL ESTATE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Tour the photos below and see examples of Baltimore homes and price ranges. When you are ready to visit homes listed for sale, contact us and we'll take you on a tour of homes in your price range and with the features you wish.
The "classic" Baltimore row house with the marble steps. Priced from $199,000 to $260,000, depending on the extent of upgrading. Our agents will find you that jewel.
The "modernized" Baltimore row house with a new kitchen, new bathroom(s), newly painted and refinished flooring. These "rehabed" homes will be priced at approximately $180,000 to $225,000.
Room for all. Many Baltimore homes have room for larger families. The three level homes above will be priced from the $250,000 to $400,000 range.
THE ROOF-TOP DECK.
Many owners have constructed wonderful roof-top decks from which to enjoy the city skyline or the view of the harbor or the Patapsco River.
Now that you have an idea of what the wonderful in-town homes of Baltimore offer, search actual listings on our link to the Multiple List Service database and send us your home search preferences. We're ready to help.
THERE ARE SOME BARGAINS IN BALTIMORE
FORECLOSURE FOR SALE
If you are interested in looking for foreclosure sales in Baltimore, contact us. We sell HUD, VA and bank foreclosures in Baltimore. You can often save a considerable amount of money if you are willing to do some repairs and decorating after purchasing a foreclosed home. The bids for VA and HUD owned homes are published weekly and we'll help you with the bid process, the loan process and everything until you take possession of your home. Our agents are specially trained and experienced selling VA, HUD, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac foreclosures and we'll make sure that you get the very best house for your money.
FORECLOSED HOMES ARE PRICED TO SELL.
Most bank foreclosed homes are priced at fair market value. However, VA and HUD homes are often priced below area comparables. Furthermore, you may, through the bid process, be able to get a home at below market value if you shop carefully and use an experienced agent to help. We can help. We can also help you by giving you the comparable pricing information for the community to help you make a good pricing decision when you prepare your bid. You will need to get pre-qualified before making a bid and we'll help. We work with lenders who are familiar with the procedures and will prepare the pre qualification document before you begin your home search. There is no fee for this service.
DO YOU KNOW WHICH HOME WAS A FORECLOSURE?
Probably not because once the home is purchased and folks move in, a foreclosed home sale is just like any other home sale. The mortgage is the same and the alarm clock still rings every morning.
On August 8, 1729, a bill establishing Baltimore as a town was signed into law.
1743 - First professional sports organization in the United States - Maryland Jockey Club
1773 - First US stage coach route - Baltimore to Philadelphia
1783 - First dredger in the world - the "Baltimore Mud Machine," was invented by Andrew and John Ellicot.
1784 - First balloon ascension in the US with a person on board - Edward Warren
1792 - In Baltimore, the first monument to Columbus in the United States was built in the United States.
1792 - First water company chartered in the United States - Baltimore Water Company.
1796 - First sugar refinery in the U.S. - founded by Garts and Leypoldt
1797 - First US war ship to capture an enemy vessel - "Constellation"
1803 - First electric refrigerator- invented by Thomas Moore
1814 - Birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner* - written by Francis Scott Key at Fort McHenry
1815 - First manufacturers of silverware in the United States - Samuel Kirk Company.
1815 - The first permanent monument to George Washington was built in Baltimore.
1816 - First city to illuminate streets with hydrogen gas
1828 - First American umbrella factory - William Beehler
1828 - First railroad for commercial transportation of passengers and freight B & O railroad
1830 - First coal burning steam locomotive built - "Tom Thumb"
1830 - First operating railroad depot in the US - Mt. Clare Station
1837 - Baltimore Sun began publication
1840 - First steam boating company in the US - Baltimore steam packet Co.
1844 - World's first telegraph line established between Baltimore and Washington - Samuel Morse
1848 - First ice cream freezer - patented by W. G. Young
1856 - First Elevator to be operated by electrical power - invented by James Bates
1859 - First YMCA - Pratt and Schroeder Streets
1869 - First candy factory to produce licorice - J.S. Young Company
1875 - The first monument to Edgar Allen Poe
1876 - Johns Hopkins University founded
1878 - First animal welfare association - American Humane Society
1879 - First synthetic sweetening agent - Saccharine, developed at Johns Hopkins University
1885 - First commercial electric street car line - Baltimore to Hampden
1886 - First public Library System with branches - Enoch Pratt Free Library
1890 - First steam tanker built in America "The Maverick" by W.T.Malster
1891 - First commercial stomach antacid seltzer - Bromo-Seltzer, made by Captain Isaac E. Emerson
1892 - First Ouija board* - invented and patented by Isaac and William Fuld
1897 - First practical submarine in the US - "Argonaut," invented by Simon Lake
1900 - First time duck bowling introduced - at Diamond Bowling Alleys
1904 - Downtown Baltimore destroyed by fire - The Great Baltimore Fire
1916 - First portable electric drill with pistol grip - Black & Decker
1916 - First municipal orchestra supported by public funds - Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
1920 - First factory to manufacture stainless steel - Rustless Iron & Steel Company
1921 - First Black musical on Broadway - written by Baltimorean Eubie Blake, "Shuffle Along"
1925 - First triple combination fireboat in service - operated by Baltimore City Fire Dept
1932 - First producer of venetian blinds in the United States - Eastern Venetian Blind Company
1946 - First photograph of earth from space - produced at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
1966 - First baseball player to be named MVP in both leagues - Frank Robinson
1967 - First African-American to serve on the US supreme Court - Baltimorean Thurgood Marshall
1995 - First American city to win championship in the Canadian Football League - Baltimore Stallions
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