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Dundalk home tours highlight waterfront deals

The waterfront community is affordable and growing with new amenities
  • Dundalk Renaissance Corporation has twenty $5,000 home buyer grants to award for qualified buyers in the 21222 zip code
  • Waterfront properties priced at $250,000
  • Fed Ex Ground's new facility will bring 150+ jobs to Dundalk

In the 1950s, Dundalk was an economic engine for Baltimore and the surrounding area. Bethlehem Steel and the manufacturing industry were sustaining 30,000 jobs. But over the course of decades, manufacturers changed ownership and moved out of town, leaving behind the skeletal remains of Dundalk, a once-respected blue-collar labor community. Dundalk Renaissance Corporation is looking to change that, though, one home at a time. On April 9, DRC will host its now-annual tour of homes and housing fair. Starting at 9 a.m., guests can ride buses with narrated tours, visit homes, and speak with lenders and agents looking to connect families with available Dundalk real estate. "You can buy a nicely renovated row home for $150,000 or less," said Diane Lesman, marketing and development coordinator for DRC. She also pointed out the affordability of waterfront property ($250,000) in Dundalk when compared to other similar properties. Dundalk Renaissance Corporation is also loo...