| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:56 AM
If you're thinking about taking out a new home equity line, you're hardly alone. Credit lines tied to home equity — popularly known as HELOCs — are one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market. Volume during the first half of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Steven Roberts has lived in Winter Park long enough that he can remember the days when a business in his neighborhood had a pretty unique name.
“Back when I was a kid,” he said, “it was the Booby Trap.”
These days, the business...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Hunter Pence played his part in the San Francisco Giants’ latest championship run, but earlier in the season the outfielder made a play away from the field, buying a beachfront home in Newport Beach for $3.8 million.
The three-story home, designed...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:44 PM
The former Booby Trap on Lee Road is not long for this world.
The Winter Park City Commission voted unanimously at its Monday meeting to purchase the structure — and added an amendment to raze it immediately.
The owner of the breast-shaped...
| Dec 27, 2014
Once upon a time, Newington and Wethersfield shared everything for a very good reason – they were the same town. Now, however, they share little but still have a lot in common.
Wethersfield is among the oldest towns in Connecticut. It was...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore at 20 Auto Center Drive in Irvine will be collecting new, unwrapped toys Monday through Dec. 31 for the Orange County Ronald McDonald House, which provides temporary residence for families with children being treated at...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:16 PM
James Hurst, one of the biggest rainmakers in the Chicago legal market, is leaving one of the city's largest law firms for another.
Kirkland & Ellis said Wednesday that Hurst will join the firm's litigation and intellectual property groups, after a 25-...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A recap of the week's real estate news.
GL Homes opened the clubhouse Dec. 3 at The Bridges, a 591-home luxury development near Delray Beach.
The 17,000-square-foot clubhouse features a restaurant: The Grille at The Bridges. Residents placed more than...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Las Vegas Sands, parent company of Sands Casino in Bethlehem, has named a new leader for its global operation.
Robert. G. Goldstein, will take over as president and chief operating officer in the New Year for the retiring Michael A. Leven.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Since July 2013, Boynton Beach Commissioner Mike Fitzpatrick has been pushing for the city to buy 4.5 acres of county land near Lake Ida so that it can be opened as a passive park for the public.
More than a year later, amid complaints from some...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:17 PM
The board of supervisors of Hanover Township, Northampton County, on Tuesday night unanimously approved a no-tax-increase budget for 2015.
That means the township's real estate tax rate remains at 3.9 mills, which is where it has been since 2008. The...