| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:01 PM
I am all for second chances.
But I also believe that consumers should have all the information they need to make informed decisions before spending their hard-earned money.
So here's an interesting question: Does it matter that seminars on buying...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: My husband and I are 57 and need to relocate to a major metropolitan area, where we want to be very close to public transportation due to our jobs. Housing costs are very high: $400,000 for a modest townhouse to...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:18 PM
The owner of the Shops at North Bridge on North Michigan Avenue has bought an adjacent parcel the size of a city block, county records show, leading some real estate watchers to wonder if an expansion of the mall will follow.
Macerich, a Santa Monica-...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:03 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott pledged if voters rewarded him with a second term, he would return the favor with $1 billion in tax cuts and more spending on schools and conservation.
Now, Scott and lawmakers are sorting out priorities for a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
More than 75 Woodstock residents attended a Solarize Connecticut workshop on Dec. 3 to learn about a program offering financial incentives to homeowners who install solar panels on their properties. Woodstock was selected along with 14 other clean-...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Foreclosures of abandoned homes are declining locally, though the numbers still outpace most areas nationwide, a new report shows.
Palm Beach County had 2,749 so-called zombie foreclosures at the end of the third quarter, down 35 percent from the same...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:16 PM
HARTFORD — D&D Market, the South End's Italian specialty grocery, now owns the Wethersfield property where it plans to open its second store, possibly before Christmas.
D&D Stores Inc. purchased the 10,000-square-foot former Bliss Market...