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  • Acadia buys large stake in Mag Mile building

    Acadia buys large stake in Mag Mile building
    New York-based Acadia Realty Trust has paid $144 million to buy an 88.4 percent stake in 840 N. Michigan Ave., adding the high-profile location to its growing collection of Chicago retail properties, the company said Friday. Acadia is partnering in...
  • Moby gives up his water view perch above Lake Hollywood

    Moby gives up his water view perch above Lake Hollywood
    Moby has sold his storied Wolf's Lair compound in Hollywood Hills for $12.4 million. The DJ and singer-songwriter, whose name is Richard Melville Hall, had bought the walled and gated Norman-style castle four years ago for $3,925,000 from Lionsgate...
  • Nation's Housing: Qualifying for a mortgage may be easier than you think

    When it comes to buying a house, are you in the "no way I could possibly qualify" category? Not enough cash in the bank for a down payment or closing costs? Credit scores good but not great? So much deferred student loan debt that you assume any lender...
  • Chicago's 10 priciest residential real estate deals

    Before Sanjay Shah's deal Monday to buy the penthouse on the 89th floor at the Trump International Hotel & Tower set the record for the priciest residential real estate sale in Chicago history, these were the city's top 10 condominium deals. Here's the...
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unveil mortgages with 3% down payment

    Hoping to broaden the pool of home buyers and boost the real estate market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are launching mortgage programs with down payments as low as 3%. The move, targeting buyers with good credit but little cash, has drawn fire for...
  • House built by White Sox slugger Frank Thomas sells for $2.71 million

    House built by White Sox slugger Frank Thomas sells for $2.71 million
    The 41-room, 25,000-square-foot contemporary-style mansion in Oak Brook that retired Chicago White Sox Hall of Fame slugger Frank Thomas built in the 1990s sold Friday for $2.71 million. The mansion, at 3312 Midwest Road in Oak Brook, had been listed by...
  • Hudson Pacific to buy 26 Bay Area properties for $3.5 billion

    Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. has agreed to purchase 26 Bay Area office properties for $3.5 billion in cash and stock, underscoring the hot Silicon Valley real estate market and greatly expanding the Los Angeles firm's portfolio. The real estate...
  • Florida has a million fewer mortgages

    Florida has a million fewer mortgages
    Florida now has more than a million fewer mortgages than seven years ago, as foreclosures have forced property owners out of the market, according to a study released Wednesday. The 25 percent loss was the largest drop in the country, said Steve...
  • South Florida enjoys gas-price windfall

    South Florida enjoys gas-price windfall
    Gas prices are getting lower nearly every day, and especially in South Florida, that's cause for celebration just in time for the holidays. Energy-producing areas of the U.S. and the world aren't so happy, because the declines mean possible loss of...
  • Monthly home sales up in Baltimore region, though prices dip

    The number of home sales and new listings were up last month in the Baltimore region from a year earlier, but home prices overall continued to fall, according to a monthly real estate analysis. The median sales price of $230,000 last month for the city...
  • When financing new construction, focus on getting it done

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My spouse and I are first-time home buyers purchasing a new-construction home. We are both self-employed. Our closing is at the end of January 2015. We're looking for 30-year fixed mortgage with 20 percent down...