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  • Should you hire a real estate attorney or Realtor?

    Q: We bought a house four years ago in Oklahoma and ended up renting it out after we moved out of state. After renting the house for two years, the current tenants want to buy it and we have no clue what to do. Should we hire a real estate attorney or...
  • Dealing with divorce and home ownership

    Q: I divorced in 1994 and retained ownership of the home as part of the settlement. I continue to see my ex-spouse's name on the tax assessment document, even though I have refinanced the mortgage in my name. What does it mean to have his name on the...
  • Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions

    Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions
    NEWPORT NEWS — It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate...
  • US home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January

    U.S. home sales struck a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes tumbled 4.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.82...
  • Put onus on title attorney to stop payment on missing check

    Q: I recently sold my house on the East Coast, and I now live out West. According to my real estate agent, the settlement went well, and the title attorney sent me a check for the net sales proceeds. At least, he claims he did, because it has been two...
  • Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage

    Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage
    A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential home buyers: Things are finally loosening up. After years of...
  • What's in her shopping bag?

    What's in her shopping bag?
    "Never marry a politician or a football coach," begins a bit of wisdom that came my way once. "Not if you ever want to see your husband." That's true enough. The wife of legendary Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs used to make cassette recordings of...
  • Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning

    Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning
    It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate a good price —...
  • Ultra-rich living the dream in multiple homes

    What do the world's richest people do with their money? For sure, they buy houses. Wealth-X, a consulting firm that studies the super-rich with the intensity of an entomologist tracking the emerald ash borer, says that ultra-high net worth individuals...
  • DreamWorks Animation to sell Glendale campus, then sign lease

    DreamWorks Animation to sell Glendale campus, then sign lease
    DreamWorks Animation has announced it sold its 13-acre campus in Glendale this week, only to lease it back from an undisclosed buyer as part of a financial restructuring effort. Top studio executives discussed the sale of the $185-million property during...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Buying a new house before selling the old one

    Home owners buy their second or third homes for a variety of reasons. They may be trading up to get more space and amenities; they may be downsizing, because they don't need as much space and want to cut expenses; they may want to relocate to get closer...