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  • An alternative to HELOCs: Financing tied to future home appreciation

    WASHINGTON — So you've watched your home equity holdings grow steadily since the end of the recession, and now you want to tap into that wealth to fund a remodeling, college tuition or some other worthy but cash-consuming project? Join the crowd....
  • Don't rely on bad advice on skipping earthquake insurance

    Question: I'm on the board at our common interest development with about twelve townhouse units. We're built on bedrock, so the management company says the attorney said we don't need homeowner association earthquake insurance. And if something ever did...
  • Realities of Real Estate: How many animals can you have at home?

    Realities of Real Estate: How many animals can you have at home?
    When we list a property for sale, one of the most important parts of that process is the assimilation of feedback from buyers and their agents. Typically, that feedback is pretty standard fare: "The bedrooms are too small," "we didn't like the lot" or...
  • Q&A: District 219 School Board candidates

    Q&A: District 219 School Board candidates
    Eleven candidates are running for four openings on the School District 219 Board of Education. Incumbents Sheri Doniger, Jeffrey Greenspan, David Ko, and Eileen Valfer are running for reelection. New faces on the ballot include Jon Heinz, Lateef...
  • Heated campaign for Homer Glen mayor nears end

    Heated campaign for Homer Glen mayor nears end
    It's the Election That Almost Wasn't in Homer Glen on Tuesday, as two political factions compete for village offices centered around a mayoral campaign that has engaged in more than a little mudslinging. In seeking a third term, Mayor Jim Daley Jr....
  • A Moroccan-inspired estate in Palm Desert

     A Moroccan-inspired estate in Palm Desert
    Casbah Cove, built of hand-carved wood and stone, is a Moroccan-inspired estate in Palm Desert's Bighorn Golf Club. An indoor atrium landscaped with king palms and topped by a retractable glass ceiling creates an open-air ambience. A draped ceiling in the...
  • Robin Thicke gives up home in Hollywood Hills

    Robin Thicke gives up home in Hollywood Hills
    Singer-songwriter Robin Thicke has sold a house in Hollywood Hills for $4.9 million. The property had come on the market last summer at $2.985 million. Located in the celebrity-popular Bird Streets area, the two-story home features living and family...
  • A grand mansion in La Caņada Flintridge harks back to a bygone era

     A grand mansion in La Cañada Flintridge harks back to a bygone era
    Dating to nearly a century ago when former U.S. Sen. Frank Putnam Flint was developing the residential acreage that would become known as Flintridge, this grand mansion with its expansive rooms retains the air of a bygone era. Among the elegantly...
  • Wethersfield Republicans Protest State's Car Tax Proposal

    WETHERSFIELD — Council Republicans have introduced a resolution condemning a bill before the General Assembly to pool local car taxes at the state level and redistribute them to municipalities. Residents now pay car taxes based on the municipal tax...
  • Osceola building costs rise with fee

    Osceola building costs rise with fee
    Home builders will pay more to construct houses in Osceola County starting in October under a new type of tax called a mobility fee. Intended to replace transportation impact fees, which had been put on hold as a result of the housing downturn, mobility...
  • Real Estate Notebook: George buildings in Delray trade for $19.5 million

    Real Estate Notebook: George buildings in Delray trade for $19.5 million
    Palm Beach-based Menin Development paid $19.5 million for the George buildings in downtown Delray Beach. The adjacent retail properties at 326 and 400 E. Atlantic Ave. total nearly 20,000 square feet. They had been owned by the George family since 1914,...