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  • Connecticut Home Sales Jump 9% In February

    Connecticut Home Sales Jump 9% In February
    Home sales in Connecticut surged more than 9 percent in February compared with a year ago, a new report Tuesday shows, far stronger than the activity reported for the Hartford area alone. Statewide sales of single-family homes rose to 1,532, compared...
  • US home sales rebound slightly in February

    Slightly more Americans bought homes in February, but tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather point to sluggish sales in the coming few months. Sales of existing homes rose 1.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual...
  • While on the rise, local home values still well below '07 highs

    While on the rise, local home values still well below '07 highs
    Residential values continue to climb in Highland Park, Deerfield and the surrounding area but local experts say a return to the pre-Great Recession peak of 2007 is a long way off. Though the average price of a home in Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake...
  • Orlando's home-price gains lag state's, but volume rises

    Orlando's home-price gains lag state's, but volume rises
    Home sales in Metro Orlando increased far more than the state average during February but sales-price increases lagged behind price growth in other Florida metropolitan areas, a new report shows. The median home price in Orange, Seminole, Lake and...
  • New York Times columnist tackles what 'wealth' means

    There is a world of difference between being rich and being wealthy, according to Paul Sullivan, the "Wealth Matters" columnist for The New York Times. In his new book, "The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy," Sullivan visualizes...
  • 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...
  • U.S. home sales perking up, but for how long?

    U.S. home sales perking up, but for how long?
    A key measure of the nation's housing market picked up speed in February as sales of previously-owned homes climbed 1.2% and ran ahead of last year's pace for the fifth straight month. That's according to the National Assn. of Realtors, which also...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ US drillers scrambling to thwart OPEC threat OPEC and lower global oil prices delivered a one-two punch to the drillers in North Dakota and Texas who brought the U.S. one of the biggest booms in the history of the global oil industry. Now they...
  • 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...