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  • First rule of legacy family property: Avoid strife!

    First rule of legacy family property: Avoid strife!
    Q: I want to applaud the advice you gave in a recent column to the downsizing mom who wanted to sell her valuable family home (freshly renovated no less!) to a child who clearly could not afford it. You did the math Mom seemed unwilling to face. She...
  • No Question Why Oversight Of Charters Is Needed

    No Question Why Oversight Of Charters Is Needed
    Each revelation about Michael Sharpe and the Jumoke Academy charter school operation strengthens the case for rigorous state oversight of charter schools, particularly with regard to money. Mr. Sharpe was one of the state's most prominent charter school...
  • Hollywood may pay $4.8 million for homeless shelter, related properties

    Hollywood may pay $4.8 million for homeless shelter, related properties
    City Hall has finally found a way to help a much-loathed homeless shelter get out of town: Buy it. If the deal goes through, Hollywood will pay $4.8 million for all properties within the city limits owned by shelter founder Sean Cononie and his...
  • Buying a house going into foreclosure is risky business

    Buying a house going into foreclosure is risky business
    Q: There is a house in our neighborhood we would like to pursue. It goes to foreclosure this month. We have tried to buy this property outright, but there are too many liens and back taxes. Outstanding loans (without liens, taxes, etc.) are $434,000....
  • Real estate notebook: Royal Poinciana rentals become townhomes

    Real estate notebook: Royal Poinciana rentals become townhomes
    Brenner Real Estate Group says it was awarded the listing of 31 townhomes at Royal Poinciana in Boca Raton. Sabal Financial Group, a hedge fund in Newport Beach, Calif., was renting the units but is now turning them into for-sale townhomes. Individual...
  • $2,000: Books and subscriptions

    POQUOSON — Poquoson has budged $2,000 this year for books and subscriptions for the city's assessor. The city is purchasing a Marshall & Swift cost guide book for $575 and access to the Multple Listing Service (MLS) for $1,560. The Marshall & Swift...
  • Consolidating from many investment properties to one

    Consolidating from many investment properties to one
    Q: I'm enjoying your "Intentional Investor: How to Be Wildly Successful in Real Estate" series. In the series, you talk about developing an exit strategy for real estate. Regarding the concept of an "exit strategy," I realize that the standard plan is...
  • Even $1 million homes vulnerable to teardowns in hot neighborhoods

    Even $1 million homes vulnerable to teardowns in hot neighborhoods
    In Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, an ugly home with awnings in the 1100 block of West Barry Avenue sold for $500,000 late last year. In its place now stands a five-bedroom home with more than four bathrooms that's listed for sale for more than $1.5...
  • Fashion Designer Elie Tahari Buys Two at 15 Central Park West

    BUYER: Elie Tahari SELLER: Fernando Chico Pardo LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $25,000,000 SIZE: 4,099 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms (total) YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: The property gossips at 6sqft were the first to reveal that fashion...
  • Why it's a mistake to put more than 20 percent down on a home

    For many families across the country, the concept of buying their next home with cash may sound like a fantasy. Yet according to RealtyTrac, the nation's leading source for housing data, nearly 40 percent of all U.S. homes purchased in the second...
  • Temporary ice-skating rink to return to Burbank

    Temporary ice-skating rink to return to Burbank
    A temporary ice-skating rink that took over the parking lot behind City Hall last holiday season will return this year and stick around a little longer. The Burbank City Council approved an agreement Tuesday night that allows a section of the parking...