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  • Mortgage closing costs on the rise, national survey says

    Mortgage closing costs on the rise, national survey says
    It’s no secret that purchasing a home this year is more expensive than last. But rising home prices aren’t the only factor straining home buyer pocketbooks. Mortgage closing costs jumped 6% over the past year, according to a survey...
  • Buying a new home with eyes wide open

    Boyce Thompson built 15 houses in 16 years. Some people might regard him as a glutton for punishment. No, he's not a homebuilder. But Thompson loves houses. His veritable marathon of home construction was part of his job duties during his stint as...
  • U.S. homeownership rate slides to lowest level since 1995

    U.S. homeownership rate slides to lowest level since 1995
    The share of Americans who own their homes slipped again in the second quarter to its lowest level in nearly two decades. Just 64.8% of U.S. homes are owner-occupied, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, down from 65% in the first quarter and the...
  • Republican Rauner amasses ranchland in scenic West

     Republican Rauner amasses ranchland in scenic West
    Sitting between two snowcapped mountain ranges, with the Yellowstone River running through wide expanses of ranchland, Bruce Rauner's spread in Montana lies in the middle of one of the most awe-inspiring spots in the American West. While the...
  • Tamarac helps fund rehab of local homes

    There is good news for low- and moderate-income people in Tamarac who are interested in the rehabilitation of their homes. The city will have more money next year to help them out. The city will receive $356,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban...
  • Building real estate bonds

    Building real estate bonds
    The gig: Jeff Hyland, 67, is president of Hilton & Hyland, which he founded in 1993 with longtime friend Rick Hilton. The boutique real estate firm is known for selling some of the highest-profile homes in Los Angeles. Hyland is also a founding member...
  • Ask Kim: Can I use IRA money for a down payment?

    What are the rules for withdrawing money from my IRA for a down payment on a home? Will I pay a penalty because I am under age 59 1/2? If you're a first-time home buyer of any age, you can withdraw up to $10,000 from a traditional IRA penalty-free to pay...
  • Mount Washington school redefines education

    Mount Washington school redefines education
    Caroline Chavasse stood before a room of fidgeting young bodies and wandering eyes and made a tearful plea for her livelihood. The fate of the 51-year-old rested with this group of 40 youngsters who, with a check of a "yes" or "no" box, would decide...
  • Comedienne Carol Leifer Schleps to Sherman Oaks

    BUYER: Carol Leifer LOCATION: Sherman Oaks, CA PRICE: $1,260,000 SIZE: 3,215 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It was good ol' real estate yenta Yolanda Yakkeyyak who first snitched to Your Mama that veteran stand-up comedian,...
  • NFL roundup: Dolphins' Jones, Giants' Herman suspended

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Dolphins' Jones, Giants' Herman suspended Miami Dolphins starting safety Reshad Jones was suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing...
  • Rising prices push new-home buyers into Lake, Osceola counties

    Rising prices push new-home buyers into Lake, Osceola counties
    Rising prices, stagnant wages and creeping interest rates are pushing Central Florida's new-home buyers into Lake and Osceola counties, where real estate struggled the most during the downturn. After home prices collapsed starting in 2007, partly...