| May 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
“Underwater” mortgages are taking the heaviest toll on average homeowners.
Roughly 43 percent of mortgaged homes and condominiums valued at $86,100 and below are worth less than what's owed, according to a first quarter report Tuesday by...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Kim Alan Leatherman, who had owned a Talbot County landscaping business and was a charity auctioneer, died of pulmonary fibrosis May 9 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. The Easton resident was 67.
Born in Baltimore and...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Jerry R. Engelman, a retired real estate broker who specialized in ground rents, died May 8 of heart failure at his Pikesville home. He was 70.
The son of Paul Engelman, a real estate broker, and Doris Engelman, a homemaker, Jerry Ronald Engelman was...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Zillow has developed a crystal ball.
Rather, it recently rolled out an algorithm (you know, those mathematical indecipherables that rule the universe these days) that the company says can predict the value of your home, in dollars gained or lost and in...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:05 PM
When the pending divorce of Frank and Jamie McCourt put ownership of the Dodgers in limbo, Jamie McCourt quickly and publicly identified herself as a co-owner of the team.
When the furor surrounding the racist comments of Donald Sterling put ownership...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Southern California home prices in April rose at their slowest clip in over a year, as high prices hurt demand and sent sales down.
The median sales price in the six-county region climbed 1% from March to $404,000, research firm DataQuick said Tuesday....
| May 31, 2014
David Weiss: The obituary of musician David Weiss in the May 30 LATExtra section listed his sons as Jonathan Walker and Benjamin Walker. Their names are Jonathan Weiss and Benjamin Weiss. Walker is the last name of his stepchildren.
Supervisor's race: In...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal.
But Ballmer, with a net worth...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Jack Osbourne of the reality TV family "The Osbournes" has sold his period home in Los Feliz for $3.2 million.
The restored Spanish-style villa, built in 1926, retains its authentic architecture, including a central courtyard with a tiled pool, thick...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:47 AM
The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday night to hold a public hearing in June on altering county regulations that require property owners to hook up to nearby county sewer lines for new home construction.
Earlier this year, property owner Marvin...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, a retired CSX executive and a collector of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad memorabilia, died Monday of lymphoma at Howard County General Hospital. He was 87.
Charles Norman Murphy was born in Baltimore into a B&O family. His father,...