Tag Archives: Maryland

Foreclosures and other dead ends






In case you ever fantasized about making a million or few by house flipping — There are two avowed official registries of foreclosures that take place in Prince George’s County, Maryland. One is included in the statewide registry maintained by the State of Maryland. The other is maintained by the Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE, pronounced “D-Pie,” as in “cherry pie”). Neither registry is… Read More

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Jurisdiction, courts, and filings






Searching for trustee filings is not a quick-and-easy process. The idea is that the filings would show which houses will be coming up on the market in foreclosure sales; this is the kind of tip passed along in online conversation threads for would-be investors who want to dabble in real estate. In Maryland, however, getting such information is easier said than done. I just spoke… Read More

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Today begins the open enrollment period for health insurance






Affordable Care Act sign-up begins today October 1, 2013: Today begins the open enrollment period for health insurance. Under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, people who do not have insurance (or Medicare), or who want to switch their insurance coverage, can begin signing up for individual or family coverage. As we know by now, this move into the 21st century has been… Read More

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