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  • US home sales bounced back in March, but can the gain last?

    U.S. home sales bloomed in March after a brutal winter, a sign of possible newfound momentum for housing. Sales of existing homes jumped 6.1 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.19 million, the National Association of Realtors...
  • Home sales soar in Palm Beach, Broward counties

    Home sales soar in Palm Beach, Broward counties
    Here's the thing with spring: It's prime time for selling homes. Palm Beach County totaled 1,687 sales of existing single-family homes last month, a 38 percent increase from March 2014, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches said Wednesday. It...
  • Home Prices Rise For First Time In More Than A Year

    Home Prices Rise For First Time In More Than A Year
    The spring homebuying market — traditionally the strongest of the year — in Greater Hartford got off to a promising start in March with the first increase in sale prices in more than a year. The median sale price — where half the sales...
  • Area theater companies shine bigger spotlight on female playwrights

    Area theater companies shine bigger spotlight on female playwrights
    Not all details of the 2015-2016 theater season are yet known, but a remarkable trend has already emerged in the Baltimore-Washington area -- a fresh emphasis on female playwrights to address longstanding gender disparities. The effort starts with the...
  • Homeownership unlikely for many who lost houses

    Homeownership unlikely for many who lost houses
    Of the 1.4 million Florida homeowners who lost their houses as the real estate market collapsed, about only about a third are likely to re-enter the market with a set of house keys they could call their own. Only about 13 percent of Floridians who...
  • Wisconsin home sales jump 16 percent in March

    The Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales of existing homes in Wisconsin jumped 16 percent in March, compared with the same time a year ago. The median sales price rose almost 9 percent. In a statement, association Chairman Dan Kruse says the...
  • Tax implications of donating a conservation easement

    Tax implications of donating a conservation easement
    Q: My husband and I have land and want to give a conservation easement to a legitimate organization. Where do we start? A: That's a good, but tough, question. I would start by retaining a real estate attorney in your area who has experience with...
  • Peninsula real estate taxes won't bring sticker shock this year

    Peninsula real estate taxes won't bring sticker shock this year
    When it comes to local budget-writing, real estate taxes are the 800-pound gorilla in the room. On the Peninsula, somewhere between 45 cents and 63 cents of every dollar local governments raise comes from taxing residents' real estate. Even for a...
  • What are Chicago's hottest neighborhoods?

    What are Chicago's hottest neighborhoods?
    The story of a handsome brick bungalow with a touch of green trim in Elmwood Park may not be the norm. But neither is it the exception in a local housing market that is putting up some strong numbers in some surprising corners. The updated two-bedroom...
  • California home prices hit new 7-year high, sales rebound

    California home prices reached fresh seven-year-highs in March, a research firm said Friday, helping sales rebound from a two-month slide as some homeowners put their property on the market to reap gains. The median sales price for new and existing...
  • Fewer homebuyers paying with cash

    Fewer homebuyers paying with cash
    Cash is still king, but with an asterisk. More than half of all home and condominium sales last year in Palm Beach and Broward counties were all-cash deals, according to data from local Realtor boards. That suggests the region's housing market remains...