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  • Kelly Osbourne Settles Above Sunset Strip

    BUYER: Kelly Osbourne LOCATION: Los Angeles, Calif. PRICE: $2 million SIZE: 2,538 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Although she's owned a Robert Byrd-designed pad just behind the perennially chic Chateau Marmont since 2005, in...
  • How to deal with neighbors encroaching on your property

    How to deal with neighbors encroaching on your property
    Q: I live an old New England farmhouse and the property line between my house and my neighbor is an old stone wall. Recently, the neighbor told me he was installing a wood fence along the wall. He said he was just going to "move some rocks around" because...
  • Investors find fewer bargains in Chicago housing market

    By one estimate, institutional buyers that acquire distressed homes and convert them into rentals bought about 9,500 properties in the Chicago area in a 32-month period that ended in August. With rising local home appreciation, though, distressed...
  • Tribune Media sells Port Covington property for $46.5M

    Tribune Media sells Port Covington property for $46.5M
    Tribune Media Co. said Monday it sold its 60-acre Port Covington parcel known as Sun Park, which includes The Baltimore Sun's printing plant, to an undisclosed buyer for $46.5 million. The sale — the second major land deal in the waterfront area...
  • Bright spots in Chicago's housing market for 2015

    Bright spots in Chicago's housing market for 2015
    It's almost time to take down the 2014 calendar and hang up a new one in its place, one that's empty except for plenty of expectations of what the new year will bring. Here are some things to look for on Chicago's housing landscape in 2015. Fewer...
  • Boards weigh several factors in deciding hardship exemption

    Q. I live in a condominium association and our declaration and bylaws were amended to restrict leasing to a certain percentage of units in the association. The number of units allowed to be leased has been reached, but there is a hardship exception to the...
  • Highland Park renters feel the squeeze of gentrification

    Highland Park renters feel the squeeze of gentrification
    Vanny Arias isn't sure how much longer she'll be able to stay in the neighborhood where she's lived all her life. The last few years, she's watched the changes sweep through Highland Park. "Newcomers" who spend $600,000 on a fully rehabbed Craftsman...
  • These flaws on HOA ballot could invalidate election

    Question: Whatever our homeowner association's management company says, the board does. Management uses its own forms and various versions of election ballots. In our recent election, they put out a ballot written in English when the majority of owners...
  • Homeowners underestimate their property values 1.6%, research says

    Homeowners underestimate their property values 1.6%, research says
    Do American homeowners think their properties are worth less than the actual market value, as measured by professional appraisers? Highly unlikely, you'd probably say. Everybody knows that owners tend to have optimistic impressions of what their homes...
  • Changes coming slowly so far at Darden Restaurants

    Changes coming slowly so far at Darden Restaurants
    After 74 days of new leadership at Darden Restaurants, Olive Garden breadsticks are still unlimited, LongHorn Steakhouses don't pay rent and Seasons 52 is under the same ownership. Interim CEO Gene Lee says the new board will take its time on the biggest...
  • Minnie Driver pulls up stakes in Hollywood Hills

    Minnie Driver pulls up stakes in Hollywood Hills
    Minnie Driver, who starred in the TV miniseries "The Red Tent," has pulled up stakes, selling her Hollywood Hills home for $1.5 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1926 and boasting original details, features a central courtyard. Designed for...