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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 outside Washington, D.C. He's written for Wired, Backchannel, Popular Science, Fortune, the Washington Post Magazine, the Atlantic and elsewhere.

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