| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
"One of America's prettiest towns" is the designation Edenton, N.C., earned from Forbes.com.
From shops selling funky and eclectic art and a scenic waterfront that includes a restored 1886 lighthouse to historic homes and delicious food, Edenton more...
| Jun 26, 2014
WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn has paid more than $1.4 million for a four-bedroom home on Chicago's North Side.
Conn, who co-hosts the 2-6 p.m. shift each weekday with Richard Roeper, recently closed on the purchase of his new home, about four months...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Ex-charter school boss Michael Sharpe's lease with his former employer has raised new questions about how much he has been paying to live in an Asylum Hill apartment owned by the government-subsidized Jumoke Academy charter group.
Sharpe, who until late...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market.
Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values.
Even though the city will lower its tax rate for the upcoming year, it will still rake in nearly half a million dollars more than last year because of increased values....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Vehicle owners in Boynton Beach who leave their cars on public property with a "For Sale" sign in the window may soon get fined.
Earlier this month, the Boynton Beach City Commission had an initial reading of an ordinance that will ban curbstoning...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:46 AM
When it comes to real estate holdings in Boca Raton, one of the most expansive is the city's own portfolio.
Boca owns 177 properties worth an estimated $395 million on the real estate market and that doesn't count the $112 million in downtown property...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:19 PM
The price of providing public safety keeps going up in Palm Beach County, with soaring salaries for Sheriff's Office employees taking much of the blame for the rising public cost.
Increased salaries are prompting more scrutiny of Ric Bradshaw's personnel...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The opposition of the Florida Sheriffs Association to Amendment 2 has more to do with cash than public safety. The sheriffs have become so accustomed to federal anti-drug money and property forfeitures that they resist any change that might someday shut...