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  • Owning property in a self-directed IRA

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I have acquired two properties within my self-directed IRA. One was obtained when I was offered a deed in lieu of foreclosure and the other I bought from a bank three years ago at a low cost. Neither property has...
  • CNL expands property portfolio in deal with Crescent Communities

    CNL expands property portfolio in deal with Crescent Communities
    CNL Commercial Real Estate said Tuesday it will expand its commercial property portfolio through an alliance with Charlotte, N.C.-based Crescent Communities. As a result, 10 to 20 Crescent employees will become employees of CNL, said Ken Loeber,...
  • Moody's gives Red Lobster debt relatively low rating

    Moody's gives Red Lobster debt relatively low rating
    Moody's Investors Service weighed in Tuesday on debt associated with the new owners of the Red Lobster restaurant chain, giving it a relatively low corporate rating of B3 but with a stable outlook. Moody’s said it was the first rating for the new...
  • Get the facts on whether you owe time, share fees

    Q: I am getting letters about time-share maintenance fees, and I don't remember ever buying into any time share. If I have unknowingly paid into such a thing, I sure would like to know who is not sharing it with me. What would be the smartest and safest...
  • Buying a condo near a college

    Buying a condo near a college
    Buying a condo for your child near his or her college is often a sound investment. Giving your offspring a place to live eliminates the cost of rent. And if the condo is large enough — say, two or three bedrooms — the extra rooms can be...
  • Home of the Day: Spanish Revival estate with a falcon aviary

    Home of the Day: Spanish Revival estate with a falcon aviary
    While there is no shortage of unique properties in the greater Los Angeles area, few hold such an unusual feature as this Spanish Colonial Revival estate in Altadena. The home, owned by Sony Pictures Entertaiment chief procurement officer Lawrence...
  • Owen Wilson Adds to Ample Property Portfolio

    BUYER: Owen Wilson LOCATION: Pacific Palisades, Calif. PRICE: $1,524,000 SIZE: 1,522 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Bless her real estate heart, it was good ol' Yolanda Yakketyyak who snitched to Your Mama that Oscar-nominated...
  • Should home-shopping websites provide racial and ethnic data?

    Should home-shopping websites provide racial and ethnic data?
    When you shop online for a home, some websites let you specify the characteristics of the community where you want to live. Maybe you're looking for excellent schools, low crime rates, affordable prices and low property taxes. But should you also be...
  • Half of millennials ask mom and dad for home down payment, survey says

    A lot of young homebuyers plan to make a withdrawal from the bank of mom and dad. Half of adults between the ages of 18 and 34 said they plan to ask their parents, and even their grandparents, to help them come up with the down payment needed to purchase...
  • Existing home sales surge in May as housing market heats up

    Existing home sales surge in May as housing market heats up
    A wavering housing recovery found firmer footing last month. Sales of previously owned homes jumped 4.9% from April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.89 million in May, the National Assn. of Realtors said Monday. It was the largest increase since...
  • Oracle to buy Columbia's Micros Systems in $5.3 billion deal

    Oracle to buy Columbia's Micros Systems in $5.3 billion deal
    Silicon Valley giant Oracle Corp. plans to acquire Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. for $5.3 billion in a deal executives and industry observers said could generate local job growth instead of the typical corporate consolidation. In the deal...