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  • Rehabbers in line to help communities with blight

    Rehabbers in line to help communities with blight
    MERRILLVILLE--Merrillville and Hobart officials and rehabbers have a common goal -- to see the abandoned and blighted houses in the two communities brought back to life. To reach that common goal, though, the rehabbers consider business and the...
  • 2 Angelenos demand answers after their alley gets trashed

    2 Angelenos demand answers after their alley gets trashed
    One week ago, Lauri Jutila walked out the back of his Mid-City apartment building and found a sprawling heap of construction waste in the alley: floor tile, trash bags, wood planks and other construction debris stretching more than 100 feet. By Friday,...
  • February home prices up in Broward, down in Palm Beach County

    February home prices up in Broward, down in Palm Beach County
    Broward County home prices rose in February, though Palm Beach County saw a 9 percent drop, local Realtor boards said Monday. The median price for existing single-family homes in Broward was $285,000, a 12 percent increase from a year ago, according to...
  • Down payments can vary widely by housing markets

    Down payments can vary widely by housing markets
    For the past several years, it's been a rule of thumb that to buy a home with a conventional mortgage, you'll need to put down 20 percent of the purchase price. At least, that's the oft-repeated mantra in the financial media. But it turns out that...
  • Chicago home sales up for first time in 8 months

    Chicago home sales up for first time in 8 months
    Existing-home sales within the city of Chicago during February posted the first monthly year-over-year gain since June and prices rose more than 20 percent, indicating a good start for the beginning of 2015's spring homebuying season. Sales of already...
  • More tech industry buyers are snapping up L.A. real estate

    More tech industry buyers are snapping up L.A. real estate
    Tech moguls looking to buy a trophy home have long turned to Southern California. Billionaire Larry Ellison has become almost legendary for purchasing prized beachfront Malibu properties. Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos spent $24.5 million for a Beverly Hills...
  • Leased solar panels can complicate — or kill — a home sale

    Leased solar panels can complicate — or kill — a home sale
    Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof cost you money — or give you headaches — when you go to sell the house? Possibly both. Say you get pitched by one of the growing number of companies offering solar panels at no...
  • A $35-million tear-down: L.A.'s unreal estate has plenty of buyers

    A $35-million tear-down: L.A.'s unreal estate has plenty of buyers
    It's not uncommon on the Westside of Los Angeles for people to shell out $20 million or more for a house. And then take a wrecking ball to it. Jeff Hyland, of the high-end Beverly Hills real estate agency Hilton & Hyland, had a recent tear-down sale...
  • Can You Be Perky On The Phone All Day? Insuritas Has A Job For You

    Can You Be Perky On The Phone All Day? Insuritas Has A Job For You
    EAST WINDSOR — Insuritas founder Jeff Chesky puts a hand to his head in mock agony when he recalls how some people tell him: "You're an overnight sensation." Insuritas is an insurance agency that partners with small banks and credit unions to sell...
  • Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market

    Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market
    Former Office Depot CEO Steve Odland had a grand plan for a global headquarters in 2006. Two years later, employees moved into a majestic building rising above Military Trail at Clint Moore Road in Boca Raton that overlooks a golf course. Seven years...
  • Buyers finding more homes on the market

    Buyers finding more homes on the market
    A sight for sore eyes this spring: more homes for homebuyers. After two years of wading through picked-over listings, South Florida buyers are celebrating a new batch of well-maintained homes for sale. Palm Beach County had 27,714 new listings last...