| Dec 29, 2011
Despite the tanking of the housing market, posh new realty offices have continued to open their doors, particularly in upper-priced Los Angeles-area communities where agents need only a few sales a year to make a living.
"The high-end market is less...
| Dec 18, 2011
"America's Got Talent" judge Howie Mandel has put his custom-built Malibu place on the market at $7.25 million.
The Cape Cod-inspired traditional-style house sits on more than an acre with ocean views, an expansive lawn and a swimming pool with spa.
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:29 PM
— The first natural gas well has yet to be drilled into the Marcellus shale deposits underlying Western Maryland, but ripples already are being felt here from an industry that has brought wealth — and controversy — in neighboring...
| Jan 6, 2012
Like many homeowners, John Kennedy bought his Chicago condo when home prices were high. But when he got married and wanted a bigger place, selling his condo seemed out of the question because he owed more on his home than it was worth.
The solution for...
| Feb 5, 2012
In one of the more talked-about transactions in town, actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have sold their Malibu beach house to daytime host and comedian Ellen De Generes for $12 million.
The 4,088-square-foot house, built in 1962, features walls of...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Vera Artis would seem to be a perfect fit for the state program created decades ago to ease the property tax burden on homeowners with modest incomes.
She has no major assets beyond the tidy East Baltimore townhouse that she and her husband, now...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:49 PM
February's Trib Nation community conversation lunch topic – “pets” – sounds fun but also holds serious overtones about our personal relationships, our community … even how we relate to other species.
Certainly, our guests...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 7:35 AM
ENTERPRISE, Ala. - In this rural town with the can-do name, the ugliness began with a showdown. In late 1995, 39 chicken farmers decided to say no to ConAgra, the nation's fifth largest poultry processor.
The farmers said the company's new contract was...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:36 PM
A tense hostage situation following the botched robbery of a Brooklyn liquor store lasted several hours Wednesday before ending peacefully, and one of the freed hostages spoke exclusively to PIX11 News.
A local real estate agent, whose name is being...
| Jul 15, 2011
During the housing boom, many real estate agents found it extraordinarily tough, if not impossible, to come up with even ballpark asking prices for their listings.
"Values were increasing at a pace we had never seen in this area," said John Duffy of...
| Jul 29, 2011
In the old days, if you were looking for a new place to live, you picked up the newspaper, looked at the real estate classifieds, put on comfortable shoes or gassed up the car and began a house-to-house search.
The Internet has made the job easier, at...