Legislative Update: 2017 Maryland General Assembly

Every winter the Maryland General Assembly meets for a period of 90 days to consider laws.  Landlords and rental property owners and developers can breathe a sigh of relief about these favorable outcomes: HB172, named “The Home Act”, would have…

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Cash Out Refinance Your 1-4 Unit Apartment Building

One of my best loan officers just advised me that she can do a cash-out refinance of a 1-4 unit investment property even if you have up to 10 financed investment properties.  Maximum loan-to-value is 75% on a single-family rental property…

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Baltimore City’s New Zoning Code

Baltimore City’s Zoning Code was written in 1971. The Planning Department has been working on a complete re-write of the zoning code for the last 10 years. The new code is designed to help the city be more walk-able, allowing,…

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Judge Stops Labor Rule

One more thing for which to be Thankful…on November 22, a Texas Federal Judge blocked the Department of Labor Overtime rule the was expected to make more than 4 million private sector workers eligible for extra pay.  21 States, the…

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Charles Village Video Tour

Charles Village is a fun place to live, work, and invest.  The neighborhood has culture in the Baltimore Museum of Art, education in the Johns Hopkins University, healthcare at Union Memorial Hospital, fun in the Wyman Park Dell, good local…

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Review from another satisfied investor

Dear Ben –   I wanted to thank you again for being so incredibly helpful in setting me up to succeed with this new building.  Your information, advice, and all of the paperwork you gave to me with the keys to…

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