Foreclosure Assistance

Maryland recently ranked fifth in a Mortgage Asset Institute study of states with significant mortgage fraud problems. Consumers throughout the country have lost their homes due to their lack of awareness and contact with lenders, mortgage brokers, appraisers, and home improvement contractors.

Avoiding foreclosure : starts with being informed when you are purchasing or refinancing a home. Specifics

Resources: Maryland has created a website to guide you to resources that may be available to assist both homeowners and renters facing foreclosure. The site includes information to help you understand the foreclosure process and the options that may be available to you. You also can find information that will lead you to a local housing counseling agency in your area that can assist you on a more personalized level:

The Permits and Code Enforcement Division of Baltimore Housing has instituted aggressive new measures to ensure that all required permits are obtained before any construction work begins in Baltimore City. For the new rules and regulations, permits, and searches, visit: