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October 26, 2011

Did you get a 'certificate of extinguishment' on ground rent?

Hey, homeowners -- if there was a ground rent on your property that went unregistered and you applied for a "certificate of extinguishment," colleague Andrea Siegel would like to hear from you. (This week's Court of Appeals decision brings all the extinguished ground rent back to life, rendering the certificates invalid, the state says.)

You can email her at asiegel(at)

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Categories: Ground rent

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About Jamie Smith Hopkins
Jamie Smith Hopkins, a Baltimore Sun reporter since 1999, writes about the regional economy. Her reporting on the housing market has won national and local awards. Hopkins is a Columbia native and has lived in Maryland all her life, save for 10 months spent covering schools in Ames, Iowa.
She trained to become a wonk by spending large chunks of time as a geek and an insufferable know-it-all.
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