| Mar 4, 2009
| 8:32 AM
Sentinel: What exactly is an REO? Roger Soderstrom: REO stands for "real estate owned," meaning that the property is owned by a lending institution. It has been foreclosed and deeded back to the lender who is now in control of it. REOs and foreclosures...
| Mar 4, 2009
| 8:40 AM
According to RealtyTrac, a short sale "is literally the sale of a home for less money than is currently owed the lender on the outstanding mortgage being foreclosed on. In other words the home is 'upside down' from a financial aspect. Therefore, the catch...
| Nov 26, 2009
As a dedicated soccer mom, Chris Reilly volunteered to help her son's team when the squad needed to find a new practice field.
Little did she know how difficult that would be in Central Florida, where a burgeoning populace has outpaced the availability...
| Dec 16, 2009
An earlier version of this article misstated the amount of cash that Laurence J. Pino and his wife, Janet, paid for their new Winter Park home.
As Orlando-based Dynetech Corp. was fighting to stay afloat last summer, the company's founder bought a $1....
| Dec 19, 2009
| 7:02 PM
Your husband is rich, famous and can't keep his hands off cocktail waitresses. You decide to divorce him. What's your next step?
Hire a good lawyer. Yours likely will be a complicated breakup.
If Elin Nordegren Woods indeed does decide to divorce 33-...
| Dec 28, 2009
Bentley Architects + Engineers Inc., Longwood, has hired Diana Chase as project designer and Anabella Ison as structural engineer.
Boards of Directors
John L. Estrada, senior manager for training with Lockheed Martin's Simulation, Training...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:24 PM
I guess Gov. Rick Scott includes dope dealing as one of the Florida industries he hopes to stimulate.
Scott wants to kill a prescription-drug database that would track the flow of narcotic pain killers coming from "pill mill" clinics. This will help keep...
| Feb 10, 2011
You want to throw out your stuff, find more stuff, recycle your stuff. Amid all these contradictory impulses, it's Answer Angel to the rescue.
Dear Answer Angel: I have a closet full of clothes in a number of sizes: thinner, heavier, out of style, you...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 5:22 PM
I love bookstores. It's not unusual to find the whole Maxwell clan holed up in the Winter Park Borders, sipping coffee or hot chocolate while leafing through magazines and picking out books for the kids.
You know who else loves bookstores? The people...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:23 PM
TITUSVILLE — This city never wanted the space program. Fifty years later, Titusville is getting its wish.
The shuttle is ending, Constellation is canceled, the city is dying, and there is no Buck Rogers from Washington coming to the rescue.
| Feb 28, 2011
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