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  • North Lauderdale property taxes going up, even though rate is lower

    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....
  • Park Ridge ballot issues come into focus

    Park Ridge ballot issues come into focus
    Park Ridge's referendum picture became clearer Monday as aldermen approved one question about airport noise and gave their first formal nod to a revamped question on a property tax increase for Park Ridge Public Library. The City Council unanimously...
  • New tools to power up your house hunt

    If you think real estate is merely about buying and selling houses, you haven't been paying attention. The industry is engaged in an endless, competitive frenzy of developing apps and website features intended to get you across the threshold of your dream...
  • Partnership agreement requires documentation

    Q: I have a condo and have paid about 50 percent of the mortgage. My sister has offered to pay off my mortgage, but if she does, I want to put her on the title as co-owner. We have discussed different scenarios (for example, what happens if I get...
  • Federal backstop for terrorism insurance set to expire

    WASHINGTON When a large hotel near the World Trade Center was destroyed in the 9/11 attacks and a second one severely damaged, the company that owned them like many other businesses was relieved they were covered by insurance. But after 9/11, the...
  • Retail matchmaker service Storefront launches in Chicago

    Retail matchmaker service Storefront launches in Chicago
    Storefront, which calls itself “the Airbnb of retail spaces,” launched in Chicago Tuesday to help connect retailers, designers and artists seeking pop-ups spaces with available short-term leases. It is the fourth city for the San Francisco-...
  • Former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster sells Lakeview home for $1.77 million

    Former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster sells Lakeview home for $1.77 million
    Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster on Tuesday sold a five-bedroom, 5,300-square-foot house in Lakeview for $1.765 million. Dempster in June had listed the house for $1.799 million, and it had gone under contract even before it was officially...
  • Two accused of buying, selling stolen goods, deputies said

    Two accused of buying, selling stolen goods, deputies said
    Two people are accused of buying goods they knew were stolen at their auto parts store and then selling them, according to an arrest report. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Paula Garcia, 35, and her employee, Jose Mojica, 52, were using an...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group

    Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group
    The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment. An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
  • There may be zombies in your neighborhood

    Residential real estate has its own version of the 1968 cult classic "Night of the Living Dead." You could call it "Zombie Foreclosures." RealtyTrac, a search engine that collects real estate data nationwide, defines the phenomenon: "Properties that have...