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  • How to beat newly hot real estate markets

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - How much house will $2 million get you in the United States these days? You could buy 25 pretty nice four-bedroom, two-bath homes in Cleveland, Ohio. Or, you could get just one modest ranch house in Los Altos, California, the most...
  • Early signs of a floor under China's sinking property market

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Even as China's home prices suffered their biggest annual fall in nearly four years in October, there are early indications the worst might have passed as property sales, investment and construction all show some signs of recovery....
  • Luxury shopping center plans nixed for historic black Florida town

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A proposal to turn Eatonville, Florida, the oldest black town in America, into a luxury shopping destination for the ultra-rich was voted down 3-2 on Tuesday night by the town council, Mayor Bruce Mount told Reuters. The $200...
  • Retirement: reverse mortgages with a twist

    Chuck and Ellen Rooney originally set out to refinance the mortgage on their home in Decatur, Ga. But after talking with a reverse-mortgage adviser, the couple discovered that if they took a home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) for purchase, they...
  • Seminole lays down the law: Owners of closed golf courses must clean up their land

    Seminole lays down the law: Owners of closed golf courses must clean up their land
    Seminole County homeowners who have watched in frustration as their neighborhoods' old golf courses have turned into jungles of overgrown weeds and tall grass received some relief on Tuesday. County commissioners unanimously approved tighter...
  • Hartford Area Home Sales See Gains In October

    Hartford Area Home Sales See Gains In October
    Hartford area home sales saw another bump in October, a new report Tuesday showed, but gains for the year aren't likely to match those in 2012 and 2013. Sales of single-family houses rose 4.5 percent in October, to 875, from 837 for the same month a...
  • S&P sounds warning on Chinese property sector, Russian banks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's said on Wednesday that China's over-priced and over-supplied property market and capital-starved Russian banks were likely to face further downgrades in the coming years. In two new emerging...
  • Balto. Co. Council OKs new deal for sale of Dundalk government center

    Balto. Co. Council OKs new deal for sale of Dundalk government center
    Without discussion, members of the Baltimore County Council approved a new contract for the sale of the North Point Government Center in Dundalk to a shopping center developer during the final meeting of their term Monday night. The new contract...
  • Old Coca-Cola building in L.A. to be refreshed as plush office complex

    Old Coca-Cola building in L.A. to be refreshed as plush office complex
    A century-old Coca-Cola manufacturing plant in a formerly run-down section of downtown Los Angeles is about to pop as a plush new office and retail complex. The elaborate makeover of the three-story brick-clad building most recently used as a toy...
  • To do successful FSBO, do your homework first

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I own my house free and clear of any debt. How can I sell it without using a real estate agent? If I sell it on my own and the buyer has a real estate agent, will they still get the same commission of 6 percent? A:...
  • Jennifer Calonia: How to plan for retirement with a pension

    As retirement approaches, the importance of such tools as pension plans, savings accounts and Social Security sets in. Whether you have two months or 20 years before your final day at the office, devising a solid plan for how you will use your pension and...