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  • Church Leads Hartford's Asylum Hill Revival

    Church Leads Hartford's Asylum Hill Revival
    Last month, there was a wall-raising by volunteers who are building a Victorian-style home in Hartford's Asylum Hill neighborhood. There haven't been many of these put up since Queen Victoria herself left the throne. It's a good story. At the dawn of...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Chabad in Hollywood closes its doors

    The Chabad synagogue that fought a zoning war with the City of Hollywood 13 years ago and settled with the city after the U.S. Justice Department came to its side, has closed. The Chabad Hollywood Community Synagogue moved out of a house at 2215 N....
  • Hockey rink may become soccer club

    The once state-of-the-art, three-rink roller hockey complex in Sunrise might soon find its way into new hands and be turned into a soccer club. The facility at 5201 Northwest 103rd Ave. has been shut down for years, and now a group of investors wants...
  • 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...
  • New stakeholder plans modernization for Shops at Kenilworth

    Local developer Greenberg Gibbons Commercial plans a "major refurbishment' of The Shops at Kenilworth after purchasing a stake in the Towson mall last month, the firm's CEO said. The mall, located just off Interstate 695 between Charles Street and York...
  • Beware the perils of buying a house for family members

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I bought a house in California for my parents and siblings in 2008, with the notion that one of them would take over the house payments and refinance the mortgage within a year or two. At the one year mark I left...
  • Rick Caruso unveils plans for long-vacant Montecito beach property

    Rick Caruso unveils plans for long-vacant Montecito beach property
    A prominent Los Angeles developer released plans Thursday for a storied Santa Barbara County beachfront property that were revised after years of negotiation with county officials and community members. Caruso Affiliated, a major real estate development...
  • Middletown Receives $350K Brownfield Cleanup Grant

    MIDDLETOWN — The city has been awarded a $350,000 state grant to clean up contamination at a former gas station at Main and Grand streets. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a $27 million brownfield grant package on Wednesday that provides funding for...
  • Elmhurst backs $500K in tax dollars to develop former hotel

    Elmhurst backs $500K in tax dollars to develop former hotel
    A majority of Elmhurst Finance Committee members said Monday they will recommend city council approval of a plan to put up to $500,000 into redevelopment of the former Waverton Hotel site, acknowledging that without city participation the project is not...