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  • Real estate agents grapple with Illinois' new gun law

    Real estate agents grapple with Illinois' new gun law
    At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state’s official “no guns” sign posted by the front door. Realty firms, like other businesses,...
  • Concealed carry law: Illinois Realtors consider implications

    At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state's official "no guns" sign posted by the front door. Realty firms, like other businesses, are grappling with...
  • William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth

    William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth
    Newport Beach home builder William Lyon Homes has a history almost as interesting as its founder and namesake. William Lyon flew combat missions in the Korean War, commanded the Air Force Reserve and was chief executive and chairman of AirCal in the...
  • 'Boomerang' buyers get another chance at homeownership

    'Boomerang' buyers get another chance at homeownership
    Just 10 days before Christmas 2009, Ganel Appolon found an envelope taped to his front door. He and his family were being evicted from their Tamarac home. Appolon had fallen behind on his mortgage payments, and the lender repossessed the property...
  • Title restrictions can scare away buyers, but they have pluses

    Question: We have a detached single-family dwelling on more than five acres of land that we're having difficulty selling because real estate agents say we have a restriction on our title. We have a homeowners association and board of directors, and that...
  • Finding ways to help young adults make their first home purchases

    WASHINGTON — Parents, grandparents and young adults know the problem only too well: Heavy student-debt loads, persistent employment troubles stemming from the recession, plus newly toughened mortgage underwriting standards are all standing in the...
  • South Florida house prices, listings increase in January

    South Florida house prices, listings increase in January
    South Florida house prices increased in January -- and so, too, did listings as more sellers showed confidence in the revitalized market. Palm Beach County’s median price for existing single-family homes last month was $255,000, up 17 percent from...
  • Newly built contemporary in Bel-Air

    Newly built contemporary in Bel-Air
    Irregular shapes and a variety of exterior finishes set a bold tone at this newly built contemporary in Bel-Air. Walls of glass offer views of the Stone Canyon Reservoir, downtown Los Angeles and the distant mountains. Location: 2170 Stradella Road, Los...
  • Existing Chicago-area home sales down 9% in January

    Existing Chicago-area home sales down 9% in January
    January sales of existing homes in the Chicago area failed to beat their year-ago comparisons for the first time in 2 1/2 years, but a recovery of local home values continued last month. The Illinois Association of Realtors reported Friday that 5,785...
  • Rapid home price gains make renting more attractive, study says

    Rapid home price gains make renting more attractive, study says
    It’s now cheaper to rent than own. Across a large swath of Southern California, owning a house has become less attractive financially in the wake of rapid home price gains last year, according to a new study. The mortgage payment on a median-...
  • Owners again borrowing against homes as housing market recovers

    Owners again borrowing against homes as housing market recovers
    Retired aerospace engineer Owen Klasen was rejected last year when he sought a second mortgage to paint and re-roof his house. Home prices hadn't risen enough, the loan officer told him. But last month, the same loan officer offered him more than...