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  • Identifying and controlling fungal infection on plum tree

    Identifying and controlling fungal infection on plum tree
    Q: My purple-leaf plum tree has black swollen sections on some of its branches. What is this and what can I do for my tree? — Brian Maloney, Waukegan A: From your description, it sounds like a widespread fungal disease called black knot that...
  • Apartment developers entice renters with dazzling lobbies

    Apartment developers entice renters with dazzling lobbies
    A custom-designed, tufted bourne sofa covered in lilac mohair. A $100,000-plus video monitor installation. Stone, Carrara marble, leather and suede wall coverings and the occasional eye-catching, conversation-starting art piece. Before prospective...
  • Drayman pleads poverty on restitution

    Drayman pleads poverty on restitution
    Despite getting a federal subsidy to save his home from foreclosure, ex-Councilman John Drayman told a Los Angeles Superior Court judge Friday that he could not afford $1,000 monthly payments to the victims of his crimes. As part of his punishment,...
  • Bruce Makowsky Lists Another Beverly Park Mansion

    SELLER: Bruce Makowsky LOCATION: Beverly Hills (Post Office), CA PRICE: $25,000,000 SIZE: 12,500 square feet, 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Married ladies accessories tycoons Bruce Makowsky and Kathy Van Zeeland -- they've earned a...
  • Communities in West Boca seek to ban government rental assistance

    Communities in West Boca seek to ban government rental assistance
    Home prices are up, long-vacant houses have families moving in, but fear of what the future might bring has prompted some of the homeowner associations in the unincorporated area of West Boca to limit who might move in. Some of the 125 master homeowner...
  • Sterling CFO warns of 'severe consequences' if Clippers are not sold

    Sterling CFO warns of 'severe consequences' if Clippers are not sold
    Donald Sterling's move to dismantle a family trust in order to block the sale of the Clippers could cause three banks to call for repayment of $480 million in loans and force the billionaire to sell part of his apartment empire, his chief financial...
  • China's rich look abroad as home prices fall, others stay put

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Rattled by falling home prices, some of the wealthiest Chinese are paring their property investments and turning to private equity or overseas holiday homes, a sign of fading hopes that the once red-hot market can bounce back any...
  • A deep divide over condo foreclosure bill

    An Illinois bill awaiting the governor's signature or veto has deeply divided a constituency with a shared goal: getting new owners into foreclosed condominiums. The two sides are papering Gov. Pat Quinn's office with pleas, positions and petitions....
  • Management can ban unit owners from office

    Q: Contemporaneous with the turnover of our condominium board and replacement of our on-site property manager, certain unit owners and former board members have been banned from the management office. The banned individuals have not been subjected to...
  • Cavalcade of Homes staging a comeback

    After a five-year hiatus, the Cavalcade of Homes is returning to the Chicago area. The showcase of six custom homes runs from July 26 to Aug. 17 at Ashwood Park in Naperville. The last show the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association hosted was in...
  • A snapshot of mortgage news across U.S.

    Once again, the printouts heralding housing news that are heaped on my desk threaten to fall over and hurt me. In the name of safety, let's get the news (much of it mortgage-related) to the people: The ads touting reverse mortgages are hard to miss if...