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  • Unit owner's request for information about HOA is ignored

    Question: I purchased a townhouse condominium in Hawthorne recently. I asked the management company to notify me of the annual meeting and election of board directors. Management continues to send me homeowner association bills and collect my payments,...
  • It's illegal for landlord to cut off utilities in retaliation

    It's illegal for landlord to cut off utilities in retaliation
    Question: For the last three weeks, my landlord has been coming to my apartment to tell me I need to get out. When I returned home from work this past week, I was shocked to discover that my utilities had been turned off. My rent is always current and I...
  • Real estate broker @properties opening Oak Park office

    Come May, there'll be a new kid on the block selling real estate in the Oak Park area. Looking to "fill the gap" between Elmhurst and Chicago, @properties will open an office at 1011 South Blvd. in mid-May. "We'll cover all of Oak Park, Forest Park,...
  • Ultra-rich living the dream in multiple homes

    What do the world's richest people do with their money? For sure, they buy houses. Wealth-X, a consulting firm that studies the super-rich with the intensity of an entomologist tracking the emerald ash borer, says that ultra-high net worth individuals...
  • Two-house compound Ad Astra in La Cañada Flintridge

    Two-house compound Ad Astra in La Cañada Flintridge
    Ad Astra, a two-house compound that was once part of a larger ranch, centers on an elegant Southern Colonial Revival main residence designed by renowned architect Paul Williams. A classic red barn/garage/artist's studio and an updated 1892 Victorian...
  • The tax implications of short selling a primary residence

    Q: An 83-year-old friend of mine is disabled and is about to enter an assisted living facility. She is currently living alone in a house she owns, but it is no longer safe for her to live alone. I am trying to help by organizing her finances and to...
  • Da Vinci Science Center and author renew partnership and other company news

    Science center and author renew partnership The Da Vinci Science Center has extended its partnership with Michael J. Gelb, author of "How to Think Like Leonardo: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day," the center recently announced. The new 10-year...
  • Whole Foods to anchor posh apartment complex in downtown L.A.

     Whole Foods to anchor posh apartment complex in downtown L.A.
    A ritzy 700-unit apartment complex, anchored by a prominent supermarket on the ground floor, is rising in resurging downtown Los Angeles. The project, called Eighth & Grand, is one of several residential and retail developments that are transforming...
  • Real Estate Notebook: Kolter near $90 million in sales at Water Club condo

    Real Estate Notebook: Kolter near $90 million in sales at Water Club condo
    A roundup of the week's news in real estate. The Kolter Group has sold almost half of the 161 luxury condos at the Water Club in North Palm Beach. The developer says it has 78 units under contract for nearly $90 million. Prices range from $700,000...
  • Weigh pros and cons of reverse mortgages for your situation

    Weigh pros and cons of reverse mortgages for your situation
    Reverse mortgages are in the headlines again — and again, sometimes for the wrong reasons. The attention being paid to the loan product, which lets seniors 62 and older borrow against the equity in their homes, points to its anticipated...
  • Selling property and the rules of profit rollover

    Q: I enjoy reading your columns each week. My wife and I have two properties in Miami worth about $600,000 and $1,250,000, and another one in Chevy Chase, Maryland that has a mortgage and is worth about $2 million. The Miami properties do not have any...