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  • Many credit unions offer tempting mortgage deals

    Many credit unions offer tempting mortgage deals
    Want to buy your first home with little or nothing down and maybe get a refund on part of your realty agent's commission? Here's one way: Consider joining a credit union that is aggressively growing its mortgage business. Credit unions have been...
  • Bella Collina feud blocks real-estate broker

    Bella Collina feud blocks real-estate broker
    A feud over a community's name has driven developers to ban Windermere real-estate broker Irma Yapor from entering the exclusive Bella Collina country-club development in southeast Lake County. The clash started with Yapor's use of the name Bella...
  • Retirement: Who gets the vacation home?

    A vacation home you own with your extended family can create beautiful memories. But family ownership can also lead to feuds. The biggest mistake owners make is failing to create a detailed plan for succession, says Wendy Goffe, an estate-planning...
  • Home sales soar in Palm Beach, Broward counties

    Home sales soar in Palm Beach, Broward counties
    Here's the thing with spring: It's prime time for selling homes. Palm Beach County totaled 1,687 sales of existing single-family homes last month, a 38 percent increase from March 2014, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches said Wednesday. It...
  • Colbie Caillat flips into L.A.'s top real estate deals

    Colbie Caillat flips into L.A.'s top real estate deals
    The homes of a music producer, a “Star Trek” actor and a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter were among the top residential real estate sales in the Greater Los Angeles area this last week. $7.662 million, Beverly Hills This Spanish-...
  • New AARP online tool ranks communities on livability

    New AARP online tool ranks communities on livability
    No one moves into their dream home, their forever home, wondering how well the property and community will work for them when age starts to take a toll. But with such a large segment of the population growing older, and one survey after another...
  • Tax implications of donating a conservation easement

    Tax implications of donating a conservation easement
    Q: My husband and I have land and want to give a conservation easement to a legitimate organization. Where do we start? A: That's a good, but tough, question. I would start by retaining a real estate attorney in your area who has experience with...
  • Why a New York orthodontist has a half-billion dollar hold on Baltimore

    Why a New York orthodontist has a half-billion dollar hold on Baltimore
    The lot at the corner of West Lexington and North Schroeder streets is empty but for a deteriorating sign announcing a hearing about the consolidation of the building lots. It has been one year since the first permits were applied for, to consolidate...
  • Board can impose fines in any reasonable amount

    Board can impose fines in any reasonable amount
    Q: The board of directors of my association recently announced in a newsletter that unit owners in violation of the association's governing documents would be fined. Our documents contain very few rules and there is no fine schedule contained therein. Can...
  • LaGrange Road Army Reserve site to be transferred to developer

    LaGrange Road Army Reserve site to be transferred to developer
    A former Army Reserve vehicle maintenance facility sitting on prime commercial real estate on LaGrange Road in Orland Park is in the process of being transferred to a private developer, officials said. The 9-acre property at 15750 S. LaGrange Rd. isn'...
  • Greystone program expands its vintage housing reach

    Greystone program expands its vintage housing reach
    Teaching Chicagoans to spell "greystone" with an "e" rather than an "a" was merely one of the fringe benefits of the Historic Chicago Greystone Initiative, begun in spring 2006 by Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago. The program's real impact was...