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  • FICO score change unlikely to help home buyers in near future

    You may have noticed the big media splash recently when Fair Isaac Corp., developer of the FICO credit score, announced the debut of a new score version that no longer would penalize consumers who have medical debt-collection issues in their credit files....
  • What home buyers and sellers should know about appraisals

    When it comes to real estate, the appraisal is the linchpin around which all else revolves. Both buyers and sellers are in a holding pattern until the appraiser arrives at the property, looks it over and comes back with a figure for what he thinks the...
  • Brazilian companies press fight for Chiquita

    Two Brazilian companies trying to buy Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International took their case to an influential shareholder advisory firm Tuesday, seeking to win support to preempt Chiquita's planned merger with an Irish produce firm....
  • Sinclair Broadcast CEO embroiled in lease dispute with farmer

    Sinclair Broadcast CEO embroiled in lease dispute with farmer
    Alerted by a phone call one recent Sunday, Stephen Pieper drove his black pickup the few miles from his farm in White Hall to Monkton, where he arrived too late to stop a man from plowing under the corn on 95 acres of land he'd leased for decades....
  • NBA guard Jose Calderon posts Dallas digs at $2.475 million

    Dealt by the Mavericks to the Knicks this offseason, Jose Calderon is now looking to strike a trade of his own. The NBA point guard has put his home in Dallas on the market at $2.475 million. The residence, a Santa Barbara-style built in 2009, mixes...
  • Rent vs. buy? A look at the math and other factors

    Rent vs. buy? A look at the math and other factors
    It may be the biggest financial decision most of us ever make: Buy a house? Or keep renting? For a while in the wake of the housing crash, the answer was pretty clear: If you could swing it, buy now. But things have changed rapidly. Prices in Southern...
  • U.S. News ventures into real estate agent rankings

    U.S. News ventures into real estate agent rankings
    U.S. News & World Report, known for ranking colleges, hospitals and cars, and offering advice on making those selections, is taking on real estate. The publishing company has teamed with Agent Ace, a California-based company, to launch a Web portal...
  • Renting or buying -- a question for small business owners

    Renting or buying -- a question for small business owners
    As the economy improves and the unemployment rate in the Orlando metropolitan area keeps dropping, a question that often comes up in good times is making a comeback, Mary Hurley noted. Should you rent when you could buy? Area residents in apartment...
  • Institutions turning homes to rentals elsewhere steer clear in Baltimore

    Institutions turning homes to rentals elsewhere steer clear in Baltimore
    For decades, nearly all homes were bought by individuals, but the collapse in prices brought on by the housing crunch and Great Recession attracted large investors looking to make money buying and renting single-family homes. The investments of such...
  • Thinking of borrowing? Low mortgage rates may be poised to rise

    If you're borrowing to buy a house, there's almost never been a better time to do it. Interest rates on an average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit 4.1% this week, a low for the year, according to lending giant Freddie Mac. They've been bouncing in the...
  • Stiles building homes on former American Golf Course

    Stiles building homes on former American Golf Course
    Yet another developer is looking to transform links into homes. Stiles plans 36 single-family homes at the old American Golf Course in the Coral Ridge section of Fort Lauderdale. Stiles started site work on the 22 acres at Federal Highway and...