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Feb. 28, 2014 9:15 am

This is how much money it takes to own a home in Baltimore [Links]

According to mortgage and consumer loan information site HSH.com, it costs slightly more than $41,000 to own a home in Baltimore.

What does it take to own a home in Baltimore? Income of $41,155 [Baltimore CityBizList]: “Money that homebuyers in 25 metro areas would need to earn in order to pay the principal and interest payment on an average-priced home in their market was calculated on the basis of HSH.com’s fourth-quarter average interest rate for 30-year, and fixed-rate mortgages.”

U.Md. program awards $4.1 million to companies and faculty developing tech products [Baltimore Sun]: “A University of Maryland program that matches researchers with companies has awarded $4.1 million to 15 teams working to bring technology products to market.”

Bitcoin’s troubles don’t faze Baltimoreans [The Daily Record]: “The once dominant Bitcoin trading platform Mt. Gox stopped transactions this week, and the virtual currency’s dollar value dropped. But local Bitcoin enthusiasts saw a silver lining.”

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Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City, Grist.org, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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