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  • Reverse mortgage is not a short-term solution

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I need to sell my home. I do not know if a reverse mortgage is right for me. I can't afford to stay in the home and do not need the space. Should I hire an agent? I have interviewed several. I have a back...
  • Real estate appreciation depends on improved job market

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I love listening to Ilyce's radio show and following her on Twitter. One of the things she speaks about -- and I agree -- is how the real estate market has not turned around yet. Between true unemployment being at...
  • Huntington Beach's Pacific City complex aims to draw locals, tourists

    Huntington Beach's Pacific City complex aims to draw locals, tourists
    The developers of a $135-million shopping center near the famed Huntington Beach Pier face an unusual challenge — how to embrace the city's proud identity as Surf City without descending into surfing kitsch. Sure, they hope to attract tourists...
  • Attention on student loans yields efforts for reform

    Repaying student loans can be a drag — and not just on your own finances. This month, the Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on the effect of student debt on U.S. economic growth. The hearing follows a growing body of research that suggests...
  • Southern California housing market settles to a stable pace

    Southern California housing market settles to a stable pace
    After several topsy-turvy years, Southern California's housing market is starting to look almost normal. Home prices grew again in May, but not at the frenzied pace seen last spring. Sales are down, but mostly because there are fewer foreclosures to...
  • Channel 5's Rob Stafford lists Hinsdale house for $1.7 million

     Channel 5's Rob Stafford lists Hinsdale house for $1.7 million
    WMAQ-Ch. 5 co-anchor Rob Stafford has listed his five-bedroom house in Hinsdale for $1.7 million. Stafford, 55, has been on the air in Chicago for more than 21 years, since joining WBBM-Ch. 2 as a general assignment reporter in September 1992. He...
  • Meryl Streep discounts her updated midcentury in Hollywood Hills

    Meryl Streep discounts her updated midcentury in Hollywood Hills
    As homeowners (and their Realtors) in the Greater Los Angeles area can attest, selling a house is as much about timing and pricing as it is about location. Case in point being Meryl Streep, who has discounted her updated midcentury modern home in...
  • Rep. Quigley sells longtime Lakeview home for $1.26M

    Rep. Quigley sells longtime Lakeview home for $1.26M
    Congressman Mike Quigley, D-5th, has sold his longtime six-bedroom house in Lakeview for $1.26 million as part of a decision to downsize. A former Cook County Commissioner, Quigley, 55, has represented much of the North Side in the U.S. House since...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?
    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 18 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars in wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
  • Once-hot Southern California housing market further cooled in May

    Once-hot Southern California housing market further cooled in May
    The Southern California housing market continued to mellow out in May, with price gains slowing down and sales still running low. The typical house in the six-county region sold for $410,000 in May, according to figures from San Diego-based DataQuick....
  • Corbin Bernsen, Amanda Pays flip in Sherman Oaks

    Corbin Bernsen, Amanda Pays flip in Sherman Oaks
    Corbin Bernsen of “Psych” and Amanda Pays are cutting a swath of sorts across the Valley, buying tired homes and redoing them. Their latest reclamation project to reach the market is a contemporary in Sherman Oaks priced at $1.299 million....