| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Sales of existing homes last month in the Chicago area failed to beat their year-over-year comparison for the first time in more than two years, but home prices continued to recover.
A total of 7,640 homes and condominiums were sold in the nine-county...
| Dec 20, 2013
Home prices continued to recover last month in the Chicago area, but the number of houses sold failed to top year-over-year comparisons for the first time in more than two years.
A total of 7,640 existing homes and condominiums were sold in the nine-...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Christmas is in the rearview mirror, but there's still no rest for retailers expecting yet another day of intense crowds Thursday.
The post-Noel mall scene this year won't just be marked by the annual stream of returns from dissatisfied gift...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to tackle earthquake safety, including a new effort to strengthen vulnerable buildings.
Marking the 20th anniversary of the destructive Northridge earthquake, Garcetti said Los...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Changing a months-long trend of a dwindling housing market, more homes went up for sale throughout the Glendale area last month compared to a year ago, according to the latest real estate report.
Condominiums saw the biggest increase, going from 27 in...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:32 PM
In late 2012, we purchased our Best of 2013 award winner to see if all the things that made it our favorite car of the year would hold up for an entire year of ownership. The 2013 Subaru BR-Z certainly......
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Fox Sports will use Super Bowl XLVIII as a showcase for its online and mobile authentication service for pay-TV subscribers, offering a free, one-day "preview" of Fox Sports Go during TV's biggest event.
As previously reported by Variety, Fox will stream...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:51 AM
It was another Wacky Wednesday, which meant discounts at the Assistance League of Huntington Beach Thrift Store.
Dozens of people were inside as soon as its doors opened that morning, looking for a bargain on necessities or just fun trinkets.
| Jan 14, 2014
Developers behind some of Chicago's toniest residential high-rises could be required to set aside some units as affordable housing as part of a five-year housing plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to introduce to the City Council on Wednesday.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Southern California home prices jumped in December, the first significant increase since June.
The median sale price in the six-county region hit $395,000 last month, a 2.6% gain from November and 22.3% over the same month a year earlier, research...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — An important resource for first-time home buyers and others who find themselves in unfair competition with deep-pocket investors bearing cash just got better: The two biggest players in the mortgage market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,...