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  • Jeremy Renner reflects on an unexpected Hollywood trajectory

    Jeremy Renner reflects on an unexpected Hollywood trajectory
    In 1992, Jeremy Renner came to Los Angeles as an aspiring actor with three specific goals in mind. (1) He wanted to be in a movie. (2) He wanted to have a significant enough role that he wouldn't have to explain that he was, say, that guy wearing the...
  • Jump in Palm Beach County asking prices among largest in nation

    Jump in Palm Beach County asking prices among largest in nation
    Home sellers in Palm Beach County are thinking big ... as in big prices. Asking prices for homes in the county rose 14.5 percent in August compared with a year earlier, according to real estate website Trulia.com. Only three areas in the nation saw...
  • Top Mid-Size Employer: Keller Williams Agents Say Their Workplace Is Happy Because Agents Teach Each Other

    Top Mid-Size Employer: Keller Williams Agents Say Their Workplace Is Happy Because Agents Teach Each Other
    Dana Flanagan switched from another national real estate sales firm to Keller Williams five months ago. She loved her former broker, and had been very successful there. She says she was often the top producer among 85 agents, and went to national sales...
  • Top Boehm birds still fly high with collectors

    Q: My sisters and I inherited our father's Boehm birds. This is a large collection of about 70 pieces, including the Golden Pheasant and a pair of song sparrows. Is there a market for them? We want to sell. A: To clue readers, Edward Marshall Boehm...
  • Many seniors trying to retire with a mortgage

    Many seniors trying to retire with a mortgage
    When Tom Greco bought his four-bedroom home three decades ago, he assumed he'd pay off the mortgage before retirement — just as his parents did. Things didn't work out that way. Instead, his $4,500 monthly mortgage payments — a consequence...
  • And you thought real estate was mundane

    And you thought real estate was mundane
    The housing biz isn't all square footage and sales contracts. Here are some bulletins from the wide-ranging world of real estate: I am not making this up. As if the average homeowner didn't have enough to worry about, we now have the specter of house-...
  • 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"...
  • Beverly Hills mansion built on speculation is listed at $85 million

    Beverly Hills mansion built on speculation is listed at $85 million
    Newly listed in Beverly Hills: A move-in-ready home with a Dom Perignon-stocked 2,500-bottle wine room, an 18-seat tiered theater with a 14-foot screen and a $200,000 candy bar. Price: $85 million. The mega-mansion is the latest offering from...
  • Homebuilder, developer stake claim on Peninsula

    Homebuilder, developer stake claim on Peninsula
    A 30-acre parcel along Barclay Road in Newport News' Deep Creek section could soon give way to 46 new homes, according to a developer overseeing the project. Jonathan P. Skinner, Harrison & Lear Inc. vice president of acquisitions and development,...
  • Transferring property to children can get complicated

    Transferring property to children can get complicated
    Q: I wish to set up my daughter and son with a house. My plan is to buy two houses and rent them to each family but not collect any rent except for what it costs for the property taxes and insurance. Then at my passing, they will inherit the houses at the...
  • Roll Call's 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers'...