| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:08 AM
January sales of existing homes in the Chicago area failed to beat their year-ago comparisons for the first time in 2 1/2 years, but a recovery of local home values continued last month.
The Illinois Association of Realtors reported Friday that 5,785...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:18 AM
House Speaker John Boehner has purchased a vacation home in Florida, CBS News reports.
Boehner, R-Ohio, bought the condo off a coastal enclave of Marco Island this month at a cost of $835,000. Boehner and his wife put $185,000 down and mortgaged the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Retired aerospace engineer Owen Klasen was rejected last year when he sought a second mortgage to paint and re-roof his house.
Home prices hadn't risen enough, the loan officer told him.
But last month, the same loan officer offered him more than...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
An 11-acre parcel in Gloucester Point that's been targeted for development for nearly a decade is now in its third life.
Earlier this month, the Gloucester County Planning Commission recommended for approval to the Board of Supervisors a zoning change...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:05 PM
New Chinese owners are set to break ground on a sprawling hotel and residential complex that's expected to alter L.A.'s skyline and cement a growing Asian footprint in downtown Los Angeles.
Moving at a pace rare in Southern California development, owner...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Chinese real estate developer Greenland Group revealed plans Friday for a quick start on the first phase of its $1-billion Metropolis Los Angeles project that is expected to redefine the downtown skyline.
Work is set to begin shortly on a high-rise...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
At Stadium Place in Baltimore City, an affordable condominium project was reluctantly terminated because its target population of "empty nesters" could not afford the sharp increase in property taxes.
The price was right. The plan was to apply a share...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Q: My 75 year old mother lives alone and has osteoarthritis in her hips and knees. She can no longer maintain her two-story home, or navigate the stairs. The family thinks she needs to move to a place where she can get around safely and easily and where...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:34 PM
The Baltimore-area housing market experienced a sluggish January, with closed sales down 2 percent and flat growth in the region's median home price year-over-year, according to a monthly report released Monday.
The Baltimore-area housing market...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Irish developer behind the Chicago Spire said it has found an investor to pay its creditors, allowing it to emerge from bankruptcy and possibly restart work on the long-stalled residential project. In papers filed with U.S. Bankruptcy Court Thursday,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
AAH ... the blessed sunshine, the white sand beach that stretches for 12 miles, the happy parents and giggling kids building sandcastles and playing.
That's right. It may be mid-January but Turks and Caicos' famous Grace Bay Beach is packed with...