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  • Chicago-area foreclosures drop 38% in first half of 2014

    Chicago-area foreclosures drop 38% in first half of 2014
    Initial foreclosure filings during the first half of the year were at their lowest level in the Chicago area since 2007, new data shows, but getting homes through the process and out on the other side continues to slow the local housing market's...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    JANE AMATO of Northampton has been promoted to vice president of National Penn Bancshares Inc. in Allentown. With more than 16 years of experience in the financial-service field, Amato will be responsible for developing and maintaining commercial...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hold at year's low; 30-year average at 4.1%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hold at year's low; 30-year average at 4.1%
    No news remains good news on the mortgage front, where Freddie Mac said the average rate for a 30-year fixed home loan has settled in at 4.1%, its low point for the year. Lenders were offering 15-year fixed loans at an average of 3.24% this week, down...
  • 'Last Weekend' is too placid on surface and below it

     'Last Weekend' is too placid on surface and below it
    Polite society is so often impolite it's a wonder it still retains rights to the description. Vacation retreats are not so much for relaxing as for allowing wealthy clans to catch up on old grudges, open old wounds. That is very much the case during the...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • Lights off on Singapore's billionaire row as luxury house prices plunge

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - There's an eerie silence at night in Sentosa Cove, the man-made island resort billed as Singapore's answer to Monte Carlo and the only place in the country where foreigners can buy landed property. Dozens of houses - complete with...
  • Pending home sales rebound in July, reaching 11-month high

    Pending home sales rose in July to their highest level in nearly a year, according to a new report. The National Assn. of Realtors said Thursday that its pending sales index climbed 3.3% last month after slipping 1.25% in June. The index, which tracks...
  • Rent vs. buy? A look at the math and other factors

    Rent vs. buy? A look at the math and other factors
    It may be the biggest financial decision most of us ever make: Buy a house? Or keep renting? For a while in the wake of the housing crash, the answer was pretty clear: If you could swing it, buy now. But things have changed rapidly. Prices in Southern...
  • Springs officials to candidates: Stop spreading lies

    Three Coral Springs city officials have asked candidates running for City Commission to desist from spreading lies, false information and half-truths about the city for political gain. Mayor Vince Boccard and Commissioner Dan Daley did not name names,...
  • Parent should take care in transfer of house to child

    Parent should take care in transfer of house to child
    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am 63 and downsizing to a condominium, and want to sell my present house to my daughter and her husband. They have no money for a down payment but are able to pay $1,200 in rent, so we are considering a lease-...
  • Elite Street: Reputed mob boss selling River Forest mansion

     Elite Street: Reputed mob boss selling River Forest mansion
    Reputed mob boss Joseph Andriacchi, who for more than two decades has been identified by the Chicago Crime Commission and law enforcement as a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit, has listed his four-bedroom, 6,350-square-foot mansion in River...