| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Andrew Raftery: Open House
Ends Dec. 9, Wesleyan University's Davison Art Center, 301 High St., Middletown, (860) 685-2500, wesleyan.edu/dac
It's always fascinating and a bit consoling when an artist, especially one with the delicacy and taste of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Real estate website Zillow.com has built a successful business out of telling online visitors how much your house is worth. Now it's telling the world whether you're in foreclosure.
The company, which is based in Seattle, launched a free feature on...
| May 13, 2012
Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million. Less than a month after coming on the market, the tidy white home with gray shutters is already...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:53 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Police arrested a Bel Air resident and charged him with felony sexual assault.
The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office filed charges against Judd Weiss, who owns a valet parking service and is a commercial real estate broker...
| May 20, 2012
David D. Igla lost out on three Ellicott City homes in the past few months before he finally beat the competition and had an offer accepted.
What kind of so-called buyer's market is this, he wondered?
Some houses zip off the market —...
| May 25, 2012
Your real estate agent wants to be your friend. Not your bowling or bridge partner, or a confidante to phone after a particularly tough day, but your social media buddy, a person who will keep you up-to-speed with newsy updates and insider information...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:43 AM
If real estate rule No. 1 is "location, location, location," rule No. 2 may be that not all square footage is created equal.
Many shoppers blindly trust that the size of a new home featured in an ad or brochure is accurate. But the reality is that no...
| Jun 3, 2012
Known for the variety of the roles he plays, Leonardo DiCaprio now is trying his hand at Malibu beach house landlord. He has listed his oceanfront Cape Cod-inspired home for $75,000 a month for a long-term tenant or $150,000 a month for leases of less...
| Jun 10, 2012
Joining the ranks of teenage homeowners is "Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson, who has bought a place in the Hollywood Hills West area for $2.5 million.
The 19-year-old also becomes another link in a string of celebrities who have called the place home....
| Jun 17, 2012
WASHINGTON — In the real estate brokerage field they're often known as "setups" or "pinball" homes, and this spring's improving conditions in some markets could be stimulating more of them.
A setup or pinball property is a house listed with an...
| Jul 1, 2012
Actor Pierce Brosnan and his wife, Keely Shaye Smith, are joining in one of coastal Malibu's summer rituals — putting their home up for lease.
They have listed Orchid House at $250,000 a month. Just in case the renters scuff up the newly built 13,...