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  • Why homebuyers face a tough spring

    Eager to buy your first home this spring? Already own, but want to trade up? Be warned: there'll be plenty of competition Bidding wars have broken out in hot real-estate markets like Denver and Los Angeles, where there aren't enough houses to meet...
  • Can landlord require tenant to pay rent in cash?

    Can landlord require tenant to pay rent in cash?
    Question: I moved into a small rental property six years ago. Three months ago, this property was sold to a new owner. The new landlord wants me to start paying my rent in cash. I am uncomfortable about possibly not getting credit for the payment. I don't...
  • Assessor's office studying effect of airport noise on property values

    Assessor's office studying effect of airport noise on property values
    Your guests have gathered for a backyard barbecue, and the steaks are sizzling. Suddenly a jet roars overhead, interrupting the conversation. Shortly afterward, another noisy uninvited guest flies over. Not only can living under a busy flight path erode...
  • Housing market: Home flipping falls in first quarter

    Housing market: Home flipping falls in first quarter
    Home flipping declined across South Florida in the first quarter, but the region was still among the nation's most active for home flippers, a new report shows. There were 882 flips in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties from January through...
  • Family-funded reverse mortgage can help elderly parents keep home

    Family-funded reverse mortgage can help elderly parents keep home
    WASHINGTON — Could there be a way to help senior homeowners with their cash flow needs without saddling them — and ultimately their families — with high costs? That's a key question at a time when millions of seniors are flooding...
  • Board's 'censure' of a director may quickly get association sued

    Question: My board makes up forms, then tries to make them look "official." One official-looking fabricated form is called "Censure of Board Director." The form says we are a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation and have governing documents, covenants,...
  • Spanish-style two-story in the Hollywood Hills with 1930s charm

     Spanish-style two-story in the Hollywood Hills with 1930s charm
    Tucked behind tall hedges and surrounded by lush landscaping, this Spanish-style two-story in the Hollywood Hills retains its 1930s charm. Vaulted beam ceilings, arched interior doorways and colorful tile stair risers are among period details within the...
  • Sean Penn will be making a move in Malibu

    Sean Penn will be making a move in Malibu
    Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn has listed his retreat in Malibu for sale at $6.55 million. The gated single-story ranch-style home, built in 1960, is laid out in a U-shape with courtyard space suited to entertaining. A detached guesthouse...
  • Wheaton collects unexpected $120,000 transfer tax from Wyndemere sale

     Wheaton collects unexpected $120,000 transfer tax from Wyndemere sale
    The city of Wheaton recently received an almost $120,000 surprise in its coffers after the Wyndemere retirement complex was sold. The March 2 sale of Wyndemere on the city's west side brought the city $119,750 in real estate transfer taxes. The...
  • Santa Ana mayor concedes to Political Reform Act violations in deal

    Santa Ana mayor concedes to Political Reform Act violations in deal
    The longtime mayor of Santa Ana has agreed to pay $13,000 to settle accusations that he profited from a real estate deal with an auto parts dealer and then voted to make the business owner the city's exclusive contractor. In accepting the settlement...
  • Beverly Hills Country Club sold; renovations planned

    Beverly Hills Country Club sold; renovations planned
    Beverly Hills Country Club, which was founded in 1926 to give movie industry people a place to play together, has been sold to investors who plan to improve it. Singerman Real Estate, a Chicago investment firm, and Meriwether Cos., a Boulder, Colo.,...